Royal College of General Practitioners’ oral contraception study
To monitor the health of women who had used oral contraceptives. *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
- Royal College of General Practitioners, British Heart Foundation, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, Medical Insurance Agency, Medical Research Council, Schering AG (Berlin), Schering Health Care (UK), Searle, and Wyeth-Ayerst International (USA).
- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- 25 year follow up
Beral V, Hermon C, Kay C, Hannaford P, Darby S, Reeves G. Mortality associated with oral contraceptive use: 25 year follow up of cohort of 46000 women from Royal College of General Practitioners’ oral contraception study. BMJ 1999;318:96–100. doi: 10.1136/bmj.318.7176.96
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
Availability of data and biosamples
No coverage data about the variables classifications are available.