Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Karl Michaëlsson - Uppsala University, Department of Surgical Sciences orcid

Description:

The Swedish Mammography Cohort (SMC) is a large population-based cohort of over 60,000 women in the counties of Uppsala and Västmanland which is performed by the National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet . The general aim is to assess relationships between a number of modifiable factors (diet, vitamin supplement use, physical activity, smoking, alcohol, body weight, other anthropometric measures etc.) and the occurrence of several major chronic diseases. All women born 1914-1948 who were residing in Västmanland and Uppsala County and in the years 1987-1990 received an invitation to participate in a mammography screening programme were asked to answer a questionnaire about diet and lifestyle. Approximately 66,000 women answered the questionnaire. In the autumn 1997, a second survey was sent to these women to update the information about their eating habits. The study examine associations of environmental/modifiable risk factors with several cancer sites (e.g., breast, colon, rectum, endometrium, ovary, and renal cell cancer), myocardial infarction, stroke, osteoporos

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Subject area:

Responsible department/unit:

Uppsala University

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Karl Michaëlsson - Uppsala University, Department of Surgical Sciences orcid

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0018

Description:

The Swedish Mammography Cohort (SMC) is a large population-based cohort of over 60,000 women in the counties of Uppsala and Västmanland which is performed by the National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet . The general aim is to assess relationships between a number of modifiable factors (diet, vitamin supplement use, physical activity, smoking, alcohol, body weight, other anthropometric measures etc.) and the occurrence of several major chronic diseases. All women born 1914-1948 who were residing in Västmanland and Uppsala County and in the years 1987-1990 received an invitation to participate in a mammography screening programme were asked to answer a questionnaire about diet and lifestyle. Approximately 66,000 women answered the questionnaire. In the autumn 1997, a second survey was sent to these women to update the information about their eating habits. The study examine associations of environmental/modifiable risk factors with several cancer sites (e.g., breast, colon, rectum, endometrium, ovary, and renal cell cancer), myocardial infarction, stroke, osteoporos

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Time period(s) investigated:

1987 — ongoing

Lowest geographic unit:

County (NUTS3)

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Women born 1914-1948 living in Västmanland or Uppsala County during 1987-1990

Sampling procedure:

Total universe/Complete enumeration

Subject area:

Contact for questions about the data:

Karl Michaëlsson

Is part of collection at SND:

SIMPLER - Swedish Infrastructure for Medical Population-Based Life-Course and Environmental Research

Swedish Cohort Consortium (Cohorts.se)

NEAR - National E-Infrastructure for Aging Research in Sweden

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Publications

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Wolk A, Larsson SC, Johansson JE, Ekman P. Long-term fatty fish consumption and renal cell carcinoma incidence in women. JAMA. 296(11):1371-6, 2006.

Stackelberg O, Björck M, Larsson SC, Orsini N, Wolk A. Fruit and vegetable consumption with risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm. Circulation 128(8):795-802, 2013.

Harris H, Håkansson N, Olofsson C, Julin B, Åkesson A, Wolk A. The Swedish Mammography Cohort and the Cohort of Swedish Men: Study design and characteristics of 2 population-based longitudinal cohorts. OA Epidemiology;1(2):16, 2013.

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Dataset 1

The Swedish Mammography Cohort, SMC

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Karl Michaëlsson - Uppsala University, Department of Surgical Sciences orcid

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1987 — 1990

Source of the data: Population group

Number of individuals/objects:

61433

Response rate/participation rate:

74%

Dataset 2

The Swedish Mammography Cohort, SMC 1997

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Karl Michaëlsson - Uppsala University, Department of Surgical Sciences orcid

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1997

Source of the data: Population group

Number of individuals/objects:

39227

Response rate/participation rate:

70%

Dataset 3

The swedish mammography cohort, SMC 2008

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Karl Michaëlsson - Uppsala University, Department of Surgical Sciences orcid

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 2008

Source of the data: Population group

Number of individuals/objects:

30621

Response rate/participation rate:

63%

Dataset 4

The Swedish mammography cohort, SMC 2009

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Karl Michaëlsson - Uppsala University, Department of Surgical Sciences orcid

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 2009

Source of the data: Population group

Number of individuals/objects:

25332

Response rate/participation rate:

84%

Published: 2011-01-01
Last updated: 2020-04-28