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Dutch Famine Birth Cohort

Dutch Famine Birth Cohort

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The Dutch Famine Birth Cohort Study is an ongoing study investigating the effects of exposure to the 1944-1945 war famine in utero on health in adulthood. **Contact: hungerwinter@amsterdamumc.nl**
Start Year
1994
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Tessa Roseboom
    Amsterdam UMC

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
2,414
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Members who were born between 1943 and 1947 in the Netherlands.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://www.hongerwinter.nl/