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Northern Sweden Health and Disease Study - The Northen Sweden Monica Project

Northern Sweden Health and Disease Study - The Northen Sweden Monica Project

Initiatives -
Research in cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
Start Year
1985
End Year
2014
Funding
Grants from Norrbotten and Vasterbotten County Councils, the Swedish Research Council (MFR), the Joint Committee of Northern Sweden Health Care Region (Visare Norr), the Heart and Chest Foundation, the Stroke fund, King Gustaf V’s and Queen Victoria’s Foundation, the Vardal Foundation and the Social Sciences Research Council.
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr Marie Eriksson
    Umeå University

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Eriksson M, Holmgren L, Janlert U, Jansson JH, Lundblad D, Stegmayr B, Söderberg S, Eliasson M. Large improvements in major cardiovascular risk factors in the population of northern Sweden: the MONICA study 1986-2009. J Intern Med. 2011 Feb;269(2):219-31. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2796.2010.02312.x. Epub 2010 Dec 15.

PUBMED 21158982

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
11,800
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Randomized selection of the population in the counties of Västerbotten and Norrbotten in Northern Sweden(age range was 25-64 years in 1986)

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://www.umu.se/en/biobank-research-unit/res...