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CLSA Data Acknowledgement

Many of the fact sheets available on the Targeting Isolation website were made possible using the data/biospecimens collected by the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA). Funding for the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) is provided by the Government of Canada through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) under grant reference: LSA 94473 and the Canada Foundation for Innovation. The CLSA is led by Drs. Parminder Raina, Christina Wolfson and Susan Kirkland.


Further information on the CLSA can be found in:

Raina P., Wolfson C., Kirkland S.A., Griffith L.E., Oremus M., Patterson C., Tuokko H., Hogan D., Wister A., Payette H., Brazil K., Shannon H. (2009) The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA). Canadian Journal on Aging, Special Issue on the CLSA, Volume 28, Issue3, 221-229,

Raina P, Wolfson C., Kirkland S, Griffith L.E., Balion C., Cossette B., Dionne I., Hofer S., Hogan D., van den Heuvel E.R., Liu-Ambrose T., Menec V., Mugford G., Patterson C., Payette H., Richards B., Shannon H., Sheets D., Taler V., Thompson M., Tuokko H., Wister A., Wu C., Young L. (2019) Cohort profile: The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA). International Journal of Epidemiology, Volume 48, Issue 6, 1752-1753j,


The fact sheet entitled ‘Snapshot of the impact of COVID-19 on older Manitobans’ is based on Follow-up 1 Tracking Dataset - Version 2.3 - Follow-up 1 Comprehensive Dataset - Version 3.2 - Vital Status - COVID-19 Questionnaire Study Dataset - Version 1.0, under CLSA data application number 2201024.

The remainder of the fact sheets are based on the CLSA Follow-up 1 Tracking Dataset version 2.1, and Comprehensive Dataset version 3.0, under CLSA data application number 2002015.


The opinions expressed in this manuscript are the author's own and do not reflect the views of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging.

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