Individual Study / POLS

Permanent Survey on Living Conditions (POLS)

Permanent Survey on Living Conditions (POLS)

Initiatives -
Collects information on a variety of topics concerning living conditions in the Netherlands. Different modules address topics like health and labor, young people, the environment, law and security, and housing needs.
Start Year
2005
End Year
2011

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Bart Klijs
    University of Groningen

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Gast GC, Frenken FJ, van Leest LA, Wendel-Vos GC, Bemelmans WJ. Intra-national variation in trends in overweight and leisure time physical activities in The Netherlands since 1980: stratification according to sex, age and urbanisation degree. Int J Obes (Lond). 2007 Mar;31(3):515-20. doi: 10.1038/sj.ijo.0803429. Epub 2006 Jul 4. Erratum in: Int J Obes (Lond). 2007 Mar;31(3):566. Gast, G-C M [corrected to Gast, G C M].

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Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
6,093
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Aged 20-69 years

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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