Individual Study / NFBC 1966

Northern Finland Birth Cohorts

Northern Finland Birth Cohorts

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Initiatives -
To examine risk factors involved in pre-term birth and intrauterine growth retardation, and the consequences of these early adverse outcomes on subsequent morbidity. **NFBCprojectcenter@oulu.fi **
Start Year
1965
Funding
NFBC 1966 received financial support from University of Oulu Grant no. 24000692, Oulu University Hospital Grant no. 24301140, ERDF European Regional Development Fund Grant no. 539/2010 A31592.
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Professor Minna Ruddock
    Oulu University

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Data collected with postal questionnaires at the ages of 1, 14, 31 and 46 years and various hospital records and national register data.

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Families
  • Other : Pregnant women and their newborns.

Number of participants

Number of participants
12,058
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://www.oulu.fi/nfbc/nfbc1966_1986