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Rationale for a Swedish cohort consortium
Uppsala Univ, Sweden; Uppsala Clin Res Ctr UCR, Sweden.
Univ Gothenburg, Sweden.
Uppsala Univ, Sweden.
Univ Gothenburg, Sweden.
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2019 (English)In: Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences, ISSN 0300-9734, E-ISSN 2000-1967, Vol. 124, no 1, p. 21-28Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

We herein outline the rationale for a Swedish cohort consortium, aiming to facilitate greater use of Swedish cohorts for world-class research. Coordination of all Swedish prospective population-based cohorts in a common infrastructure would enable more precise research findings and facilitate research on rare exposures and outcomes, leading to better utilization of study participants data, better return of funders investments, and higher benefit to patients and populations. We motivate the proposed infrastructure partly by lessons learned from a pilot study encompassing data from 21 cohorts. We envisage a standing Swedish cohort consortium that would drive development of epidemiological research methods and strengthen the Swedish as well as international epidemiological competence, community, and competitiveness.

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TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD , 2019. Vol. 124, no 1, p. 21-28
Keywords [en]
Common infrastructure; epidemiological research; pilot study; rare outcomes; Swedish cohort consortium
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Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-156217DOI: 10.1080/03009734.2018.1556754ISI: 000461811100006PubMedID: 30618330OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-156217DiVA, id: diva2:1303213
Available from: 2019-04-09 Created: 2019-04-09 Last updated: 2019-04-09

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