Individual Study / FINRISK

The National FINRISK Study- North Karelia Project

The National FINRISK Study- North Karelia Project

Initiatives -
Is a large Finnish population survey on risk factors on chronic, noncommunicable diseases.The Department of Public Health Solutions coordinates the data analyses, reporting and access to data and samples. **Contact: admin.biobank@thl.fi**
Start Year
1972
End Year
2012
Supplementary Information
https://thl.fi/en/web/thlfi-en/research-and-expertwork/population-studies/the-national-finrisk-study
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Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Katja Borodulin
    National Institute for Health and Welfare

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
The follow-up of DILGOM 2007 was done seven years later, resulting DILGOM 2014 follow-up survey.

Marker Paper

Borodulin K, Tolonen H, Jousilahti P, et al. Cohort Profile: The National FINRISK Study. Int J Epidemiol. 2018;47(3):696-696i. doi:10.1093/ije/dyx239

PUBMED 29165699

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
35,000
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Aged 25-74.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

By contacting the study representative