Name: The Hospital Discharge Register (Patientregistret)
Period(s): 1969-1980 (SMS), 1981-2008 (WMD)
Code book: VI

Information

The data are derived from The Patient Register 1981-2008 and refers to individuals participating in the Stockholm Birth Cohort Study.

The Patient Register was created in 1993, but has got roots a hundred years back in time, and is constantly complemented with new data. The register is updated annually, and from 1987 it covers the entire population. More info can be found at The National Board of Wealth and Welfare web page (http://www.sos.se).