Individual Study / H2000/11

Health 2000/2011

Health 2000/2011

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The main aim of Health 2000 is to provide an up-to-date comprehensive picture of health and functional ability in the working-aged and aged population by studying the prevalence and determinants of most important health problems and associated need for care, rehabilitation and help.
Start Year
2000
End Year
2012
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr Seppo Koskinen
    Institute of Health and Welfare

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Participants were assessed in 2000 and followed up in 2011.
Supplementary Information

Marker Paper

Koskinen S. Health 2000 and Health 2011 Health Examination Surveys. THL Biobank. 2015.

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
22,261
Number of participants with biosamples
8,551

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Timeline

Population

Nationally representative sample of Finland residents aged 30 or over.
Selection Criteria
Minimum age
30
Newborns
Twins
Countries
  • Finland
Ethnic Origin
Health Status

Recruitment

Sources of recruitment
  • General population
  • Participants from existing studies
General Population
  • Selected sample
Participants from existing studies

Number of participants

Number of participants
8,028
Number of participants with biosamples
6,354
Data Collection Events
# Name Description Start End
0 Health2000 6 986 persons of the sample (87%) were interviewed in their home or in an institution. The number participating in the health examination proper was 6 354, while 416 took part in the health ... 2001 2002
1 Health2011 It was included a new sample of young adults (aged 18–28 years) from the sample in the baseline. Due to the fact that there were changes in the health centre districts from year 2000 to 2011, a ... 2011 2012