The Southampton Women’s Survey
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- Start Year
- End Year
- The SWS is funded by the Medical Research Council, the University of Southampton and other sources including the Dunhill Medical Trust, the British Heart Foundation, Arthritis Research UK, the Food Standards Agency, NIHR Biomedical Research Centre Southampton, and the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013), project EarlyNutrition (grant 289346).
- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- Women received ultrasound scans at 11, 19 and 34 weeks of pregnancy. Followed up these children with home visits at six months, one year, two and three years. A sample of over 1,000 children was seen at 4 years of age, more than 2,000 children were seen at ages 6-7 years, and more than 1,000 at 8-9 years. We are currently following-up children at 11-13 years.
Inskip HM, Godfrey KM, Robinson SM, et al. Cohort profile: The Southampton Women's Survey. Int J Epidemiol. 2006;35(1):42-48. doi:10.1093/ije/dyi202
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
- Supplementary Information
- 12,583 Southampton women aged 20 to 34 years. 3,158 babies born to women in the study between 1998 and 2007.
Availability of data and biosamples
Availability of access information
On the study website : https://www.mrc.soton.ac.uk/sws/
By contacting the study representative
No coverage data about the variables classifications are available.