Individual Study / NINFEA

Nascita e INFanzia: gli Effetti dell'Ambiente

Nascita e INFanzia: gli Effetti dell'Ambiente

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To investigate the effects of exposures acting during pre-natal and early post-natal life on infant, child and adult health. **info@progettoninfea.it**
Start Year
2005
End Year
2016
Funding
Compagnia San Paolo Foundation
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Lorenzo Richiardi
    University of Turin

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Follow-up information is obtained with repeated questionnaires completed 6 and 18 months after delivery. Starting at age 4 of the child, specific outcomes are assessed via ad hoc short online questionnaires. Currently the followup questionnaires are at 4, 7 and 10 years of the child. Passive followup involves linkage with available population registries, including the Hospital Inpatient Registry, the Birth Registry, the Cancer Registry, etc.

Marker Paper

Popovic M, Pizzi C, Rusconi F, et al. Infant weight trajectories and early childhood wheezing: the NINFEA birth cohort study. Thorax. 2016 Dec;71(12):1091-1096. DOI: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2015-208208.

Recruitment

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

Number of participants

Number of participants
4,492
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
7500 mothers and children

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://www.progettoninfea.it/index_en