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The incidence of diabetes among 0-34 year olds in Sweden: new data and better methods
Nationella Diabetesregistret, Registercentrum VGR, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Lund University, Sweden .
Nationella Diabetesregistret, Registercentrum VGR, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Umeå University, Sweden .
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2014 (English)In: Diabetologia, ISSN 0012-186X, E-ISSN 1432-0428, Vol. 57, no 7, 1375-1381 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

AIMS/HYPOTHESIS:

We reassessed the validity of previously reported incidence rates for type 1 diabetes in 0-34 year olds in Sweden. We estimated new incidence rates through three nationwide registers.

METHODS:

We used capture-recapture methods to assess ascertainment in the Diabetes Incidence Study in Sweden (DISS) and estimated incidence rates in the 20-34 year age group for 2007-2009. We examined whether incidence rates in patients aged 34 and younger could be estimated through the Prescribed Drug Register (PDR) via a proxy for diagnosis of type 1 diabetes; men with at least one and women with at least three prescriptions for insulin were included if they had not been given oral glucose-lowering drugs. We scrutinised the proxy by comparing incidence rates in patients aged 14 and younger with the Swedish Childhood Diabetes Register (SCDR), which has 95-99% ascertainment, and by assessing diabetes type among 18-34 year olds in the National Diabetes Register (NDR).

RESULTS:

Incidence rates were two to three times higher than previously reported. The absolute number of cases (2007-2009, age 20-34) was 435 in the DISS, 923 in the NDR, 1,217 in the PDR, 1,431 in all three and 1,617 per the capture-recapture method. Ascertainment in the DISS was ~29% for 2007-2009. The proxy diagnosis in the PDR was highly reliable, while the capture-recapture method presumably generated an overestimate.

CONCLUSIONS/INTERPRETATION:

The incidence of type 1 diabetes in patients aged 34 and younger was two to three times higher than previously reported. The PDR can be used to reliably assess incidence rates in this age group.

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Springer, 2014. Vol. 57, no 7, 1375-1381 p.
Keyword [en]
Epidemiology; Incidence; Spring harvest theory; Type 1 diabetes
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Health Sciences Clinical Medicine
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-109123DOI: 10.1007/s00125-014-3225-9ISI: 000337498700015PubMedID: 24710965OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-109123DiVA: diva2:737535
Available from: 2014-08-13 Created: 2014-08-11 Last updated: 2017-12-05Bibliographically approved

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