The Swedish Multi-generation Register

  • Anders Ekbom
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 675)


The Swedish Multi-generation Register consists of data of more than nine million individuals, with information available on mothers in 97% and on fathers in 95% of index persons. Index persons are confined to those born from 1932 onwards and those alive on January 1, 1961. This register is a unique resource but is still underutilized.

Key words

Genealogy Family history Register 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anders Ekbom
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  1. 1.Head of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of MedicineKarolinska InstituteStockholmSweden

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