Individual Study / SPHC

The Stockholm Public Health Cohort

The Stockholm Public Health Cohort

Initiatives -
The Stockholm Public Health Cohort was set up within the Stockholm County Council public health surveys to inform on determinants and consequences of significant contributors to the current burden of disease.
Start Year
2002
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Anton Lager
    Karolinska Institutet

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Baseline surveys took place in 2002, 2006 and 2010 via self-administered questionnaires. So far, participants recruited in 2002 were re-surveyed twice, in 2007 and 2010, and those enrolled in 2006 were re-surveyed once, in 2010.

Marker Paper

Svensson AC, Fredlund P, Laflamme L, et al. Cohort profile: The Stockholm Public Health Cohort. Int J Epidemiol. 2013;42(5):1263-1272. doi:10.1093/ije/dys126

PUBMED 23042793

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
89,268
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Population of Stockholm county 18 years and above

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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