Individual Study / NFBC-1986

Northern Finland Birth Cohorts - 1986

Northern Finland Birth Cohorts - 1986

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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
1985
Funding
Academy of Finland
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Minna Ruddock
    University of Oulu

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Postal questionnaires at the ages of 7, 8 and 15 / 16, 20 and 24/25 years and various hospital records and statistical register data.

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
9,479
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Pregnant women and their newborns. 9362 mothers that had 9479 children

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

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