Individual Study / MONICA-Gothenburg

MONICA survey in Gothenburg

MONICA survey in Gothenburg

Initiatives -
To measure the trends in cardiovascular mortality and coronary heart disease and stroke morbidity and to assess the extent to which these trends are related to changes in known risk factors, daily living habits, health care, or major socioeconomic features measured at the same time in defined communities in different countries. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
1985
End Year
1995

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Annika Rosengren
    University of Gothenburg

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Welin, L., Adlerberth, A., Caidahl, K., Eriksson, H., Hansson, P. O., Johansson, S., Rosengren, A., Svärdsudd, K., Welin, C., & Wilhelmsen, L. (2008). Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and the metabolic syndrome in middle-aged men and women in Gothenburg, Sweden. BMC public health, 8, 403. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-8-403

PUBMED 19063738

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
4,500
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Over 50 years old living in Gothenburg

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other