The Gothenburg H70 Birth Cohort Studies

Overview

Acronym
H70
Website
H70
Investigators
  • Pr. Ingmar Skoog

    University of Gothenburg

Contacts
  • Pr. Ingmar Skoog

    University of Gothenburg

  • Madeleine Mellqvist Fässberg

    University of Gothenburg

  • Lina Rydén

    University of Gothenburg

General Design

Study design
Cohort
Start - End Year
1968 -
General Information on Follow Up (profile, frequency)
Recruitment Target
  • Individuals
Number of Participants
9,209
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
3,565
Supplementary information about number of participants

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Possible Access to Data
Possible Access to Biosamples
Other

Marker Paper

Steen B, Djurfeldt H. The gerontological and geriatric population studies in Gothenburg, Sweden. Z Gerontol. 1993 May-Jun;26(3):163-9.

PUBMED 8337910

Supplementary Information

Timeline

Populations

H70 - Cohort 1

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
70
Maximum age
70
Countries
  • Sweden
Territory
Gothenburg

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample
Supplementary Information

Sample Size

Number of Participants
973
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
973
H70 - Cohort 2

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
70
Maximum age
70
Countries
  • Sweden
Territory

City of Göteborg

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample
Supplementary Information

Sample Size

Number of Participants
1,036
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
1,036

Data Collection Events

H70 - Cohort 3

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
70
Maximum age
70
Countries
  • Sweden
Territory

City of Göteborg

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample
Participants from Existing Studies
  • Intervention study of elderly people in Göteborg (IVEG)
Supplementary Information

Sample Size

Number of Participants
619
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
619

Data Collection Events

H70 - Cohort 4

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
70
Maximum age
70
Countries
  • Sweden
Territory
City of Göteborg

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample
Supplementary Information

Sample Size

Number of Participants
500
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
500

Data Collection Events

H70 - Cohort 5

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
70
Maximum age
70
Countries
  • Sweden
Territory

City of Göteborg

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample
Participants from Existing Studies
  • The longitudinal study of women in Gothenburg
Supplementary Information

Sample Size

Number of Participants
522
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
522
H70 - Cohort 6

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
70
Maximum age
70
Countries
  • Sweden
Territory
City of Göteborg

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample
Supplementary Information

Sample Size

Number of Participants
1,203
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
1,203

Data Collection Events

# Name Description Start End
0 H70 - H70 Cohort 6 - Baseline 2014 2014
H70 - H85 Cohort 1

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
85
Maximum age
85
Countries
  • Sweden
Territory
Gothenburg

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample
Supplementary Information

Sample Size

Number of Participants
962
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
962
H70 - H85 Cohort 2

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
85
Maximum age
85
Countries
  • Sweden
Territory
Gothenburg

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample
Supplementary Information

Sample Size

Number of Participants
571
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
571
H70 - H85 Cohort 3

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
85
Maximum age
85
Countries
  • Sweden
Territory
Gothenburg

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample
Supplementary Information

Sample Size

Number of Participants
491
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
491

Data Collection Events

# Name Description Start End
0 H70 - H85 Cohort 3 - Baseline 2015 2015
1 H70 - H85 Cohort 3 - Follow-up 1 2018 2018
H70 - H95+ Study

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
95
Maximum age
95
Countries
  • Sweden
Territory
Gothenburg

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample
Supplementary Information

Sample Size

Number of Participants
1,020
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
1,020
H70 - PPSW

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
38
Maximum age
60
Countries
  • Sweden
Territory
Gothenburg

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample
Supplementary Information

Sample Size

Number of Participants
1,467
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
1,467

Participating Studies

Acronym Name Study design Countries

Harmonization Initiatives Included

Acronym Name

Networks

Acronym Name Harmonization Initiatives Individual Studies

Datasets

Name Type Data Collection Events Variables
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