Southampton Women's Survey (SWS)

General Information

Name: 
Southampton Women's Survey
Short Name: 
SWS
Where was the information about this study obtained from?: 
Publicly available sources of information, verified by a study contact
Marker paper: 
Inskip HM, Godfrey KM, Robinson SM, Law CM, Barker DJ, Cooper C. Cohort profile: the Southampton Women's Survey. Int J Epidemiol 2006;35:42–8
Pubmed ID: 

Methods

Study Design: 
Prospective cohort study
Recruitment start date: 
April, 1998
Is recruitment continuing?: 
No
Recruitment end date: 
December, 2002
Type of people (individuals, families, twins etc.) targeted by the study design: 
Parent and off-spring (i.e. multi generation)
Target number of participants to be recruited to the study: 
12 583
Actual number of participants recruited to the study: 
12 583
recorded on Dec 2002

Broad categories of ethnic and racial groups recruited


Approximate number of participants in each main racial group represented in the study:
African / African-American / Black: 
127
East or South East Asian: 
110
South Asian / Indian Subcontinent: 
388
European / White: 
11812
Indigenous American / American Indian / Native American / Alaskan Native: 
7
Middle Eastern: 
16
Other group: 
(Mixed ethnicity) 95

Available Information

Health Information: 
Anthropometric traits (e.g. BMI, waist circumference) at baseline
Anthropometric traits (e.g. BMI, waist circumference) during follow up
Prevalent type 1 diabetes at baseline
Prevalent type 2 diabetes at baseline
History of gestational diabetes
Incident gestational diabetes during follow up
Does the study have any measures of diet?: 
Yes
Does the study have any measures of physical activity?: 
Yes
Does the study have DNA extracted or have a potential source of DNA?: 
Yes

Populations from which the sample(s) is drawn

Sampling Frame 2

Selection criteria: 
Gender:
Women only
Age:
Minimum 20, maximum 34
Area of residence:
Urban
Pregnant women:
No
Newborn:
No
Migration status:
No
Other selection criteria:

Resident in or near Southampton

Sources of recruitment: 
General population

Population

Selection criteria: 
Gender:
Women only
Age:
Minimum 20, maximum 34
Country:
United Kingdom
Area of residence:
Urban
Pregnant women:
No
Newborn:
No
Migration status:
No
Other selection criteria:

Resident in Southampton

Sources of recruitment: 
General population