Malmö Offspring Study

This study is part of the collection Swedish Cohort Consortium (Cohorts.se) , Swedish Diet Cohort Consortium (SDCC)

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Olle Melander - Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

Peter M Nilsson - Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

Description:

The steering group for Malmö Offspring Study:
Peter Nilsson, Lund University, Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmö, Internal Medicine Research Unit
Olle Melander, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine
Jan Nilsson, Lund university, Department of Clinical Sciences
Gunnar Engström, Lund University, Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmö
Margaretha Persson, Skåne University Hospital, Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmö
Marju Orho-Melander, Lund University, Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmö, Division of Diabetes and cardiovascular disease - genetic epidemiology

In Malmö Offspring Study, children and grandchildren to participants from the previous population study Malmö Diet Cancer are invited to participate. The children are today in the ages 50-55 while the grandchildren are 20-30 years old. The objective is to examine 5,000-6,000 individuals by the year 2020.

There is a long tradition of larger population studies in Malmö. The main ones are Malmö Preventing Project and Malmö Diet Cancer which together has engaged over 50 000 unique participants. They have created a foundation for futu

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Olle Melander - Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

Peter M Nilsson - Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0202

Purpose:

The purpose of the study is to provide future research access to new information about how diseases are spread within families, not only through genetic inheritance but also through life style, social patterns and health habits.

Description:

The steering group for Malmö Offspring Study:
Peter Nilsson, Lund University, Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmö, Internal Medicine Research Unit
Olle Melander, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine
Jan Nilsson, Lund university, Department of Clinical Sciences
Gunnar Engström, Lund University, Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmö
Margaretha Persson, Skåne University Hospital, Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmö
Marju Orho-Melander, Lund University, Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmö, Division of Diabetes and cardiovascular disease - genetic epidemiology

In Malmö Offspring Study, children and grandchildren to participants from the previous population study Malmö Diet Cancer are invited to participate. The children are today in the ages 50-55 while the grandchildren are 20-30 years old. The objective is to examine 5,000-6,000 individuals by the year 2020.

There is a long tradition of larger population studies in Malmö. The main ones are Malmö Preventing Project and Malmö Diet Cancer which together has engaged over 50 000 unique participants. They have created a foundation for futu

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Time period(s) investigated:

2013 — ongoing

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden, Scania

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Children and grandchildren to participants from the previous population study Malmö Diet Cancer.

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Systematic random

Data contains personal data:

Yes

Ethics Review:

Lund —2012/594

Contact person for questions about the data:

Olle Melander

Is part of collection at SND:

Swedish Cohort Consortium (Cohorts.se)

Swedish Diet Cohort Consortium (SDCC)

Malmö Offspring Study

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Time period(s) investigated:

2013 — ongoing

Response rate/participation rate:

45 %