Individual Study / SHEEP

Stockholm Heart Epidemiology Program

Stockholm Heart Epidemiology Program

Initiatives -
* To simultaneously test several hypotheses concerning potential risk factors for acute myocardial infarction, first event. * To compare the effect of different risk factors/exposures between women and men. * To identify and evaluate potential effect modification between different risk factors.
Start Year
1992
End Year
1994
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Anders Ahlbom
    Karolinska Insitutet

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Möller J, Theorell T, de Faire U, Ahlbom A, Hallqvist J. Work-related stressful life events and the risk of myocardial infarction. Case-referent and case-crossover analyses in the Stockholm Heart Epidemiology Program (SHEEP). J Epidemiol Community Health. 2005 January; 59(1): 23-30.

PUBMED 15598722

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
5,452
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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