Individual Study / MONICA Northern Sweden

MONICA Northern Sweden

MONICA Northern Sweden

Initiatives -
The purpose was to monitor trends in mortality and morbidity in cardiovascular disease and relate them to trends in risk factors.
Start Year
1985
End Year
2009
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Stefan Söderberg
    Umeå university

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up

Marker Paper

Eliasson M, Jansson JH, Lundblad D, Näslund U. The disparity between long-term survival in patients with and without diabetes following a first myocardial infarction did not change between 1989 and 2006: an analysis of 6,776 patients in the Northern Sweden MONICA Study. Diabetologia. 2011 Oct;54(10):2538-43. Epub 2011 Jul 21.

PUBMED 21779872

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Aged 25-74 years old. Since 1985 21,000 strictly validated stroke events and 18,000 myocardial infarctions have been included in two registers.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
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