Causes of death in three counties in Norway in 1974-2000

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Description

Causes of death from 1974-2000 for all men and women participating in a cardiovascular health screening in 1974-1978 in three counties in Norway. All variables are know for all cohort members and it is thus a synthetic nested case-control stidy. One control per case is sampled for cardiovascular disease cases and subjects who died from alcohol abuse, liver disease, and accidents and violence. The controls are matched sex and BMI plus/minus 2 in addition to being alive at the time the case died.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 3933 observations on the following 23 variables.

agestart

Age at health survey, inclusion time

agestop

Age at censoring

dead

Indicator for death from any cause (0=censored, 1=dead)

dead1

Indicator for cancer death (0=censored or dead from other cause than cancer, 1=dead from cancer)

dead2

Indicator for death from cardiovascular disease, including sudden death (0=censored or dead from other causes than cardiovascular diseas, 1=dead from cardiovascular diseas)

dead3

Indicator for death from other medical causes (0=censored or dead from cancer, cardiovascular diseas, alcohol abuse, liver disease, violence or accidents, 1=dead from other medical causes)

dead4

Indicator for death from alcohol abuse, liver disease, violence and accidents (0=censored or death from other medical causes than alcohol abuse, liver disase, violence or accidents, 1=death from alcohol abuse, liver disease, violence and accidents)

sex

sex (1=male, 2=female)

county

county in Norway (5=Oppland, 14=Sogn og Fjordane, 20=Finnmark)

sbp

Systolic blood pressure at health screening

bmi

Body mass index at helth screening

smkstart

Age started smoking

smkgr

Smoking group (1=never smoked, 2=former smoker, 3=1-9 cigaretts per day, 4=10-19 cigaretts per day, 5=20+ cigaretts per day, 6=pipe or cigar)

smoking3gr

Smoking 3 groups (1=never smoked, 2=former smoker, 3=smoker)

samplestat

Indicator for sampling and events (0=non-sampled subjects in the cohort, 1=sampled controls, 2=dead from cardiovascular disease, 3=dead from alcohol abuse, liver disease, violence or accidents

dead24

Indicator for death from either cardiovascular disease or alcohol abuse, liver disease, violence or accidents (0=censored or dead from other causes than cardiovascular disease, alcohol abuse, liver disease, violence or accidents, 1=death from cardiovascular disease, alcohol abuse, liver disease,violence or accidents)

Source

http://folk.uio.no/borgan/abg-2008/data/data.html