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.

Purpose:

Quality assurance of the prevention of cervical cancer in Sweden

Subject area

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Joakim Dillner - Karolinska universitetssjukhuset, Center for Cervix Cancer Prevention

Identifiers

SND-ID: EXT 0168

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

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

Subject area

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Women of Sweden Cohort

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Joakim Dillner - Karolinska universitetssjukhuset, Center for Cervix Cancer Prevention

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

Published: 2015-05-20
Last updated: 2020-02-26