Individual Study / VHS

Värmand Health Survey

Värmand Health Survey

Initiatives -
The aim of the survey was to perform a chemical mass-screening to identify pre-symptomatic disease, especially different types of CVD, malignancies and inflammatory conditions
Start Year
1960
End Year
2005
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Payam Khalili
    Karlstad Central Hospital

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Engel A, Malmström G. The Värmland trial, a mass health screening project. Acta Sociomed Scand. 1969;1(2):61-68.

PUBMED 4948137

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
95,517
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
In total, 47,468 men and 48,079 women participated (mean age 48.7 years, range 22-99 years)- in the county of Värmland, Sweden

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
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