Individual Study / NSHDS-VIP

The Northern Sweden Health and Disease Study Cohort - Va ̈ sterbotten Intervention Programme

The Northern Sweden Health and Disease Study Cohort - Va ̈ sterbotten Intervention Programme

Initiatives -
The VIP is a long-term project intended for health promotion of the population in the county of Va ̈ sterbotten
Start Year
1985
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Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Project Manager Åsa Ågren
    Umea University
  • MD. Dr. Prof Göran Hallmans
    Umea University

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
From 1994 a second sample (and questionnaire) has been taken with a 10-year interval of the individuals within the cohort. The material is supplemented with samples from a local mammary screening programme. From 1997 repeated screening has started within the mammary screening programme with sampling every second year, in the age group 50 – 69 years within the county.

Marker Paper

Hallmans G, Agren A, Johansson G, Johansson A, Stegmayr B, Jansson JH, Lindahl B, Rolandsson O, Söderberg S, Nilsson M, Johansson I, Weinehall L. Cardiovascular disease and diabetes in the Northern Sweden Health and Disease Study Cohort - evaluation of risk factors and their interactions. Scand J Public Health Suppl. 2003;61:18-24. doi: 10.1080/14034950310001432.

PUBMED 14660243

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
96,807
Number of participants with biosamples

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/pro...