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The Sister Study

Other Outcomes

Other Outcomes

Self-reported diagnoses of noncancerous conditions are collected from participants through periodic follow-ups and correspondence with the Sister Study Helpdesk via telephone or e-mail.

Initial reports of death are primarily from participantsí next-of-kin or designated contact persons. Information on participantís death and causes of death is confirmed by linkage to the National Death Index (NDI Plus) and death certificates if shared by next-of-kin or designated contact persons.

Details on incidence of selected noncancerous conditions, and the incidence and causes of death in the cohort can be found in the links below.

Link to noncancerous conditions page Link to Deaths page

 



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