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University of Gothenburg

All 64-year old women in the county of Gothenburg were invited to a screening examination including an OGTT. Glucose tolerance was defined for each participant according to the World Health Organization (WHO) criteria. P...

  • Göran Bergström, University of Gothenburg, The Sahlgrenska Academy, Institute of Medicine
Published: 2014-12-10

University of Gothenburg

The study Women and Alcohol in Gothenburg (WAG) is a longitudinal study that started in 1986. WAG has data from three interview waves, 1989-1992, 1994-1998 and 2000-2002. It comprises data from 2421 interviews, including...

  • Gunnel Hensing, University of Gothenburg, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
  • Fredrik Spak, University of Gothenburg, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Published: 2014-05-09

Region Skåne

The Women's Health in the Lund Area (WHILA) study invited all women (n = 10,766) living in the Lund area of Southern Sweden by 1995, who were born between 1935 and 1945. The health screening program included a postal val...

  • Jan Sundquist, Region Skåne, Center for Primary Health Care Research
  • Kristina Sundquist, Region Skåne, Center for Primary Health Care Research
  • Peter M Nilsson, Skåne University Hospital, Department of Medical Imaging and Physiology
Published: 2014-02-27

Lund University

The MDC was started in the early 1990s as a screening survey in the middle-aged population of Malmö, the third largest city of Sweden. 28000 subjects living in Malmö were during 1991-1996 invited by letter and through p...

  • Olle Melander, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine
  • Peter M Nilsson, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine
  • Jonas Manjer, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine
  • Bo Hedblad, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine
Published: 2011