Date of filling in this questionnaire or last update: 20/11/2020
1. IDENTIFICATION & BASIC DESCRIPTION
Cohort name
  Norwegian silicon carbide cohort
Country
 

  • Norway

Name
  Merete Drevvatne Bugge
Institution
  STAMI National Institute of Occupational Health
Email
  mdb@stami.no
Phone
  +47 23195100
Name of committee
  REK Sør-Øst
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Contact Principal Investigator (name)
  Merete Drevvatne Bugge
Participation in pooled analyses
 

  • The cohort is potentially interested in participating in pooled analyses of (European) occupational cohort studies (note pooled analyses also includes remote decentralized analyses that would not require any transfer of primary data as well as meta-analyses).

Main aim of cohort, please briefly describe the main objectives of the cohort
  Cancer and mortality studies
Study design (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Prospective cohort

Source population (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Industry / occupation-based

Comparators (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Internal study population
  • External study population (includes SMR/SIR studies)

Inclusion criteria
  Worked in the industry > 6 months
Enrollment
  Completed
Age range at entry (main cohort)
 

Minimum Maximum Mean
15 65

Men at enrollment
  2300
Women at enrollment
  0
Children (<18 years) at enrollment
  0
Men at last follow-up
  2300
2. OUTCOME FOLLOW-UP
Type of data for outcome follow-up (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Use of registers (specify)

Specify: Use of registers
 

  • Cancer registry of Norway
  • Causes of death registry

First follow-up period (provide year)
  1996
Last follow-up period (provide year)
  2015
Number of follow-ups after baseline (provide number)
  3
Participation at last follow-up (if known)
  100
3. OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURES
Source of exposure data collected (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Job-employment records

Occupational history/time frame
  Other (specify)
Specify: Other
  From company personnel registers
Occupational coding performed
  Yes
Occupation (specify coding system used)
 

  • Plant specific coding system

Types of exposure measurements
 

  • Workplace sampling

Methods for exposure assessment (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Job Exposure Matrix

 

  • Other

Specify: Job Exposure Matrix / Other
  Norwegian silicon carbide JEM
4. OUTCOMES EVALUATED
Follow-up - type of outcome data collected (select more than one if applicable)
 

  • Registry-based

Registry-based
 

  • Cancer incidence
  • Mortality register

Outcome type (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Mortality
  • Morbidity

Diagnostic groups based on ICD10
 

  • C + D Neoplasms
  • I Heart disease
  • J Respiratory disease

C + D Neoplasms
 

  • Malignant neoplasm lung

J Respiratory disease
 

  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Emphysema
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Asthma
  • Pneumoconiosis

Comments
  The markings concerns studies already done or ongoing. At new studies there will be possible to chose other diagnose groups.
6. Other Information
 

  • Smoking

Possibility for linkage to data registries/data enrichment via data linkage
 

  • Cancer incidence
  • Mortality register