The Swedish Twin Registry
To collect information about twin pairs for which zygosity in order to do studies that could cover a variety of topics on public health issues such as allergies, cancer, dementia and cardiovascular disease. **General contact: firstname.lastname@example.org**
- Start Year
- Department of Higher Education, the Swedish Scientiﬁc Council, and ASTRA Zeneca.
- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- In 2001 all twins in the age groups 55–65 and 65 years or older were contacted and data was collecter with the same screening instrument as in the pilot, without blood samples collection.
Lichtenstein P, De Faire U, Floderus B, Svartengren M, Svedberg P, Pedersen NL. The Swedish Twin Registry: a unique resource for clinical, epidemiological and genetic studies. J Intern Med. 2002 Sep;252(3):184-205. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2796.2002.01032.x.
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
- Supplementary Information
- Twin pairs
Availability of data and biosamples
Availability of access information
On the study website : https://ki.se/en/research/the-swedish-twin-regi...
No coverage data about the variables classifications are available.