Funding for this research was provided by:
A regional agreement between Umeå University and Västerbotten County Council on cooperation in the fields of medicine, odontology and health
The Research Foundation of the Faculty of Medicine and Odontology at Umeå University
European Union and the regional development fund: the Interreg IIIA Mitt-Scandia and the Bothnia-Atlantica Program
Strategic Research Area Health Care Science
Text and Data Mining valid from 2020-01-31
Received: 1 February 2019
Accepted: 17 January 2020
First Online: 31 January 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Eligible participants received written information detailing the GERDA study by mail, which was followed up by telephone shortly after. If informed consent to participate was agreed, a home visit was scheduled and documented. The same information was provided to, and assent obtained from, relatives of participants with cognitive impairment. This study, including consent procedure, was approved by the Regional Ethics Review Board in Umeå (registration nos. 99–326, 05-063 M, 09-178 M, 2018–188-32 M) and the Ethics Committee of Vaasa Central Hospital (reg. Nos. 05–87 and 10–54).
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.