Malmö Offspring Study

SND-ID: EXT 0202

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

Description Data and documentation

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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Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Lund University

Responsible department/unit

Lund University
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

Yes

Code key exists

Yes

Ethics Review

Lund - Ref. 2012/594

Method and time period

Unit of analysis

Population

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

Sampling procedure

Probability: Systematic random

Time period(s) investigated

2013–ongoing

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Scania

Publications

Access to data via

Dataset
Malmö Offspring Study

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Olle Melander - Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

Peter M Nilsson - Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

Time period(s) investigated

2013–ongoing

Response rate/participation rate

45

Contact for questions about the data

Is part of collection at SND

Swedish Cohort Consortium (Cohorts.se)

Swedish Diet Cohort Consortium (SDCC)

Published: 2017-02-07
Last updated: 2018-03-12