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Swedish multigeneration database

Fredrik Ahlsson, Magnus Kaijser, Johanna Adami, Maria Lundgren, Mårten Palme
BACKGROUND: An increased risk of poor school performance for children born preterm has been shown in many studies, but whether this increase is attributable to preterm birth per se or to other factors associated with preterm birth has not been resolved. METHODS: We used data from the Swedish Medical Birth Register, the Longitudinal Integration Database for Sickness Insurance and Labor Market Study, the Swedish Multigeneration Register, and the National School Register to link records comprising the Swedish birth cohorts from 1974 through 1991...
January 2015: Epidemiology
Kari Hemminki, Xiaochen Shu, Xinjun Li, Jianguang Ji, Jan Sundquist, Kristina Sundquist
CONTEXT: Familial clustering of a disease is an indicator of a possible heritable cause. In the era of genome scans, the consideration of data on heritability should be important in the assessment of the likely success of the scans. OBJECT: The objective of the study was to carry out a family study on nonthyroid endocrine diseases to search familial clustering of these diseases beyond the known syndromes. DESIGN AND SETTING: The Swedish Multigeneration Register on 0- to 72-yr-old subjects was linked to the Hospital Discharge Register from years 1964 to 2004...
December 2008: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Bitte Modin, Denny Vågerö, Johan Hallqvist, Ilona Koupil
Men born out of wedlock in early twentieth century Sweden who never married have previously been shown to have a doubled mortality risk from ischaemic heart disease compared to the corresponding group of men born to married parents. This study further explores the question of childhood social disadvantage and its long-term consequences for cardiovascular health by examining the two subsequent generations. The question posed is whether the sons and grandsons of men and women born out of wedlock in early twentieth century Sweden have an increased risk of circulatory disease compared with the corresponding descendants of those born inside marriage...
February 2008: Social Science & Medicine
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