Swedish Women's Lifestyle and Health Cohort Study

Overview

Acronym
SWLH
Website
SWLH
Investigators
  • Dr. Sven Sandin

    Karolinska Institutet

Contacts
  • Dr. Sven Sandin

    Karolinska Institutet

General Design

Study design
Cohort
Start Year
1991
General Information on Follow Up (profile, frequency)
After the baseline, participants were followed-up once in 2003.
Recruitment Target
  • Individuals
Number of Participants
49,258

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Possible Access to Data
Possible Access to Biosamples
Other

Marker Paper

Roswall N, Sandin S, Adami HO, Weiderpass E. 2015. Cohort Profile: The Swedish Women's Lifestyle and Health cohort. Int J Epidemiol. doi:10.1093/ije/dyv089

PUBMED 26066328

Timeline

Population

SWLH population

Selection Criteria

Gender
Women only
Minimum age
29
Maximum age
49
Countries
  • Sweden
Territory
Uppsala Health Care region

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample
Supplementary Information
Participants were randomly selected from the Swedish Population Registry at Statistics Sweden based on their unique, 10-digit national registration number.

Sample Size

Number of Participants
49,258
Supplementary Information
Baseline: 49 258 participants
Follow-up: 34 402 participants

Data Collection Events

# Name Description Start End
0 SWLH - Baseline 1991 1992
1 SWLH - Registries 1991 2016
2 SWLH - Follow-up 2003 2003

Individual Studies Included

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Harmonization Projects Included

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Networks

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Datasets

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Last Update: 2021-05-05 13:39