Women of Sweden Cohort

SND-ID: EXT 0168

Description Data and documentation

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.

Purpose:

Quality assurance of the prevention of cervical cancer in Sweden
Research principal, contributors, and funding
Protection and ethical review
Method

Unit of analysis

Population

Swedish women aged 23-60 years.

Sampling procedure

Total universe/Complete enumeration

Time period(s) investigated

1970–ongoing

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic description: Sweden

Topic and keywords
Publications

Access to data via

Dataset
Women of Sweden Cohort

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Joakim Dillner - Karolinska universitetssjukhuset, Center for Cervix Cancer Prevention

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Physical measurements and tests
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1970
  • Source of the data: Population group
Published: 2015-05-20
Last updated: 2020-02-26