The Cohort of Swedish Men Clinical Subcohorts (COSM Clinical Subcohorts)

SND-ID: 2021-236

This study is part of the collection SIMPLER - Swedish Infrastructure for Medical Population-Based Life-Course and Environmental Research

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Karl Michaëlsson - Uppsala University, Department of surgical science orcid

Description

A clinical examination of a subgroup of men in the Cohort of Swedish Men living in Västerås and Örebro between 2010 and 2019. A re-examination is planned, but is pending although the aim is to start during 2022. In connection to the clinical visit the participants have filled in health and lifestyle questionnaires, and blood, urine, faeces and adipose tissue has been collected at the visit together with functional tests (e.g. memory test, gait speed and muscle strength) and biometric measures (height, weight, body composition).

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Language

English

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Uppsala University

Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

Yes

Sensitive personal data

Yes

Type of personal data

health data

Code key exists

Yes

Ethics Review

Uppsala - Ref. 2017/222

Method and time period

Population

Men born 1918-1952 in Örebro and Västmanland counties.

Study design

Observational study

Cohort study

Description of study design

Longitudinal cohort study

Time period(s) investigated

2010 – 2019

Biobank is connected to the study

The study has collected samples/material which are stored in a scientific collection or biobank

Scientific collection or biobank name: Uppsala biobank/SIMPLER

Type(s) of sample: blood, urine, faeces, adipose, DNA

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Geographic description: Örebro och Västmanland counties, Sweden.

Lowest geographic unit

Municipality

Highest geographic unit

Country

Topic and keywords
Publications
Link to publication list:

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Dataset 1
COSM Clinical Subcohort visit 1 Västerås (2010-2019)

Description

Sampling of a clinical subcohort of Cohort of Swedish Men started in year 2010. To begin with men who were over age 75 years and living in Västerås received an invitation letter to participate in a validated cognitive phone interview. The invitation also included a food frequency questionnaire and a one-day food diary. If they participated in the cognitive phone interview they were invited to participate in a health examination and fill out the food questionnaire and food diary. Participation in

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Citation

https://www.simpler4health.se/researchers/publication-policy/

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Karl Michaëlsson - Uppsala University, Department of surgical science orcid

Time period(s) investigated

2010 – 2019

Variables

4000

Number of individuals/objects

4754

Dataset 2
COSM Clinical Subcohort Örebro (2014--)

Description

Members of the Cohort of Swedish Men with incident urological cancer (prostate, kidney, bladder and penile cancer) visiting Örebro hospital have given blood samples (whole blood, plasma and serum). From participants with prostate cancer a urine sample is also collected.

Citation

https://www.simpler4health.se/researchers/publication-policy/

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Karl Michaëlsson - Uppsala University, Department of surgical science orcid

Time period(s) investigated

2014 – ongoing

Number of individuals/objects

600

Published: 2022-03-21
Last updated: 2022-03-28