Danish Nurse Cohort Study
To assess risk factors for cancer and cardiovascular diseases, with a particular interest in effects of oral contraceptives, use of hormones, cigarette smoking and other lifestyle factors.
- Start Year
- End Year
- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- First follow-up: In 1999, a new questionnaire survey was sent to the original cohort, and to all nurses who had reached the age of 44 years since 1993. Second Follow-up: In 2009, the second follow-up survey wassent to all women who had participated in the two previous surveys.
Hundrup YA, Simonsen MK, Jørgensen T, Obel EB. Cohort profile: the Danish nurse cohort. Int J Epidemiol. 2012 Oct;41(5):1241-7. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyr042. Epub 2011 Mar 18.
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
- Supplementary Information
No coverage data about the variables classifications are available.