Individual Study / ULSAM

Uppsala Longitudinal Study of Adult Men

Uppsala Longitudinal Study of Adult Men

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Start Year
1970
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Lars Lannfelt
    Uppsala Universitet
  • Dr. Lars Lannfelt
    Uppsala Universitet

Design

Study design
Cohort
Follow Up

Participants were followed at the ages of 50, 60, 70, 77, 82, and 88.  

Marker Paper

Hedstrand H. A study of middle-aged men with particular reference to risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Ups J Med Sci Suppl. 1975;19:1-61.

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Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
2,322
Number of participants with biosamples
2,322

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Timeline

ULSAM Population

Selection Criteria
Gender
men
Minimum age
50
Maximum age
50
Newborns
Twins
Countries
  • Sweden
Territory

Uppsala municipality.

Recruitment

Sources of recruitment
  • General population
General Population
  • Selected sample

Number of participants

Number of participants
2,322
Number of participants with biosamples
2,322
Supplementary Information

ULSAM-50: 2322 participants

ULSAM-60: 1860 participants

ULSAM-70: 1221 participants

ULSAM-77: 839 participants

ULSAM-82: 530 participants

ULSAM-88: 354 participants

Data Collection Events
# Name Description Start End
0 ULSAM-50 1970-04 1973-10
0 ULSAM-60 1980-04 1985-03
0 ULSAM-70 1991-08 1995-04
0 ULSAM-77 1997-11 2001-06
0 ULSAM-82 2003-04 2005-02
0 ULSAM-88 2008-09 2009-12