Screening Across the Lifespan Twin Study

Overview

Acronym
SALT
Website
SALT
Investigators
  • Prof. Nancy Pedersen

    Karolinska Institutet

  • Patrik Magnusson

    Karolinska Institutet

Contacts
  • Ulrika Zagai

    Karolinska Institutet

General Design

Study design
Cohort
Start - End Year
1998 - 2010
Recruitment Target
  • Families
Number of Participants
44,919
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
18,061
Supplementary Information

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Possible Access to Data
Possible Access to Biosamples
Other

Marker Paper

Lichtenstein P, Sullivan PF, Cnattingius S, et al. The Swedish Twin Registry in the third millennium: an update. Twin Res Hum Genet 2006; 9: 875-82.

PUBMED 17254424

Supplementary Information

Timeline

Population

SALT population

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
40
Twins
Countries
  • Sweden

Sources of Recruitment

Specific Population
  • Other specific population : Swedish Twin Registry

Sample Size

Number of Participants
44,919
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
18,061
Supplementary Information about Population

Data Collection Events

# Name Description Start End
0 SALT - CATI interview 1998 2002
1 SALT - HARMONY 1998 2003
2 SALT - TwinGene 2004 2008
3 SALT - SALTY 2009 2010

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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