Epihealth cohort study


    Infrastructure Details



    Name of national/international infrastructure this infrastructure belongs to

    Part of the planned Cohorts.se infrastructure.


    The on-going study Epihealth comprises about 25 000 men and women 45 to 75 yrs, randomly invited from Malmö and Uppsala during 2010 to 2016 and examined at one occassion.
    Investigation covers a questionnaire on lifestyle, previous diseases, medication, QoL, mood, ADL, sociodemographics, occupation, asthma and allergy and womens health. Assessment include spirometry, body composition, blood pressure, thumb ECG, trail-making test and biobanking. Retrieval of registry data include inhospital care, outpatient care, mortality registry, prescription, sick-leave, Socialstyrelsens quality control registries.

    Digital and physical collections

    Data are saved in an Oracle database and data can be exported in e.g. SPSS, SAS or other format.
    Format include information on data variable, data labelling.

    Services provided

    KI Biobank will help with details regarding transfer of data and/or biosamples. However, the applicant will be charged for the work hours needed to deliver data and/or biosamples directly from KI Biobank.

    Management of the infrastructure

    Principal investigator: Sölve Elmståhl (Malmö) and Lars Lind (Uppsala).

    Management of database and infrastructure and data application:
    EpiHealth Data access Committee

    UKÄ subject classification

    • Medical and Health Sciences

    Type of infrastructure

    • Digital collections