Individual Study / TURIN

The Turin Longitudinal Study

The Turin Longitudinal Study

Initiatives -
The objective of this study was to evaluate the independent and mutual effects of neighbourhood deprivation and of individual socioeconomic conditions on mortality, to assess the time trends over the past 30 years and the residual neighbourhood heterogeneity in the city of Turin, Italy. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
This study was supported by the 1998 Research Programme of the Ministero della Salute – ‘‘Programmi speciali’’ (ex art 12c 2 lett B) D Lgs 502/92 – under contract named ‘‘Un sistema informativo, un librobianco, un modello di monitoraggio per implementare gli obiettivi di equita` nella salute e nell’assiotonza in Italia‘‘


Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Chiara Marinacci
    Piedmont Region
  • Prof. Guiseppe Costa
    University of Turin


Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Follow up in 1971, 1981, 1991, 2001, and 2011.

Marker Paper

Marinacci C, Spadea T, Biggeri A, Demaria M, Caiazzo A, Costa G. The role of individual and contextual socioeconomic circumstances on mortality: analysis of time variations in a city of north west Italy. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2004 Mar;58(3):199-207. doi: 10.1136/jech.2003.014928.

PUBMED 14966232


Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
Number of participants with biosamples


Availability of data and biosamples