Malmö Preventive Project

This study is part of the collection Scania Metadatabase for Epidemiology (SME)

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Jonas Manjer - Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

Olle Melander - Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

Peter M Nilsson - Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

Description:

The MPP was started in the early 70's as a screening survey in the middle-aged population of Malmö, the third largest city of Sweden. Subjects born in Malmö and residents of the city were invited for a clinical examination, questionnaire and blood sampling. In all 22,444 men and 10,902 women participated during the period 1974-1992. During a later follow-up, the MPP-Re-examination (MPP-RES) in all 17,284 of the original screenes attended in 2002-2006.

Responsible department/unit:

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Jonas Manjer - Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

Olle Melander - Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

Peter M Nilsson - Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0013

Purpose:

1. To screen for cardiovascular risk-factors and alcohol abuse in the local population, and to offer intervention to subjects at risk;








2. To use DNA (at MPP-RES) for analyses of genetic risks of type-2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, as well as some cancers.

Description:

The MPP was started in the early 70's as a screening survey in the middle-aged population of Malmö, the third largest city of Sweden. Subjects born in Malmö and residents of the city were invited for a clinical examination, questionnaire and blood sampling. In all 22,444 men and 10,902 women participated during the period 1974-1992. During a later follow-up, the MPP-Re-examination (MPP-RES) in all 17,284 of the original screenes attended in 2002-2006.

Time period(s) investigated:

1974 — 2006

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Geographic description: Municipality of Malmö

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals at age 35-70 y at first screening living in Malmö

Sampling procedure:

Total universe/Complete enumeration

Contact person for questions about the data:

Olle Melander

Is part of collection at SND:

Scania Metadatabase for Epidemiology (SME)

Publications

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Nilsson PM, Nilsson JA, Berglund G. Population-attributable risk of coronary heart disease risk factors during long-term follow-up: the Malmö Preventive Project. J Intern Med 2006;260:134-41.

Lyssenko V, Jonsson A, Almgren P, Pulizzi N, Isomaa B, Tuomi T, Berglund G, Altshuler D, Nilsson P, Groop L. Clinical risk factors, DNA variants, and the development of type 2 diabetes. N Engl J Med 2008;359:2220-32.

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Dataset EXT 0013-001

Malmö Preventive Project

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1974 — 1991

Source of the data: Population group

Mode of collection: Physical measurements and tests

Time period(s) for data collection: 1974 — 1991

Source of the data: Population group

Number of individuals/objects:

33346

Response rate/participation rate:

70%

Dataset EXT 0013-002

Malmö Preventive Project

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Physical measurements and tests

Time period(s) for data collection: 2002 — 2006

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) for data collection: 2002 — 2006

Source of the data: Population group

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 2002 — 2006

Source of the data: Population group

Number of individuals/objects:

17284

Response rate/participation rate:

67 %