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 (SBC) is a collaboration project between Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) and Centre for Health Equity Studies (CHESS). The material is kept at Department of Public Health Sciences, Stockholm University. 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. The SBC is an anonymous data base, the purpose of which is research in psychology, public health sciences, and sociology.