Stockholm Birth Cohort

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Stockholm 1967, photo taken by Sten-Åke Stenberg

Welcome to the Stockholm Birth Cohort website

The Stockholm Birth Cohort Study is a collaboration project between Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) and Centre for Health Equity Studies (CHESS). The study consists of two parts: Project Metropolitan that covers the period between 1953 and 1983 and a probability matched follow-up of the cohort that covers the period between 1980 and 2009. Stockholm Birth Cohort is an anonymous data base, the purpose of which is research in psychology, public health science and sociology.