Women of Sweden Cohort

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Joakim Dillner - Karolinska universitetssjukhuset, Center for Cervix Cancer Prevention

Description:

The registry is based on exported data on all invitations to cervical screening in Sweden, all cervical smears, HPV tests, tissue samples and their diagnoses as well as biobanking of cervical cells.
Yearly reports describe the quality of the prevention in Sweden. These are posted at www.nkcx.se and it is possible to query the database for various quality indicators on both country, county and community level. Active research on imporved prevention, for example by randomised healthcare policies and clinical trials with registry-based follow-up.

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Joakim Dillner - Karolinska universitetssjukhuset, Center for Cervix Cancer Prevention

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0168

Purpose:

Quality assurance of the prevention of cervical cancer in Sweden

Description:

The registry is based on exported data on all invitations to cervical screening in Sweden, all cervical smears, HPV tests, tissue samples and their diagnoses as well as biobanking of cervical cells.
Yearly reports describe the quality of the prevention in Sweden. These are posted at www.nkcx.se and it is possible to query the database for various quality indicators on both country, county and community level. Active research on imporved prevention, for example by randomised healthcare policies and clinical trials with registry-based follow-up.

Time period(s) investigated:

1970 — ongoing

Geographic spread:

Geographic description: Sweden

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Swedish women aged 23-60 years.

Sampling procedure:

Total universe/Complete enumeration

Contact person for questions about the data:

Joakim Dillner

Women of Sweden Cohort

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Physical measurements and tests

Time period(s) for data collection: 1970

Source of the data: Population group