Cohorts and subcohorts in SIMPLER

In the left menu you find more detailed infromation on each cohort and their variables:

  • SMC, Swedish Mammography Cohort
  • COSM, Cohort of Swedish Men
  • SMCC, Swedish Mammography Cohort Clinical
  • COSMC, Cohort of Swedish Men Clinical

SMC and COSM are based on food frequency quastionaires including question on health and life style. The clinical cohorts are subcohorts of SMC and COSM with clinical data and biological samples from the subcohort participants.

Number of cases of death and different diseases after cohort entry:

SMC, 1987-2017 COSM, 1997-2017 SUM
Death 25766 18558 44324
Cancer 14442 11813 26255
CVD 39373 30827 70200
IHD 11959 13306 25265
Ami 6676 8097 14773
Stroke 8725 7210 15935
Heart failure 10435 8166 18601
Diabetes 9689 8461 18150
Fracture, all 22959 11609 34568
Hip fracture 7082 2642 9724
Cataract extraction 16656 9464 26120