Individual Study / DHMS

Danish Health and Morbidity Survey

Danish Health and Morbidity Survey

Initiatives -
The aim of the survey is to provide an overview of adult Danes' health, illness and wellbeing and to elucidate trends in this field in recent years.
Start Year
2010
End Year
2017
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Investigators Contacts
  • Heidi Amalie R. Jensen
    University of Southern Denmark

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Three most recent surveys in 2010, 2013, and 2017, Data collection is based on questionnaires circulated to a whole range of Danes throughout the country. The response rate has been between 54-59%. The plan is for Danes' health to be surveyed again in 2021.

Marker Paper

Jensen HAR, Ekholm O, Davidsen M, Christensen AI. The Danish health and morbidity surveys: study design and participant characteristics. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2019 May 3;19(1):91. doi: 10.1186/s12874-019-0733-9.

PUBMED 31053088

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
25,000
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Random sampling of individuals aged 16 years or older with a permanent residence in Denmark(n = 25,000 each wave)

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

By contacting the study representative