University of Oulu

Tanja Nordström, Jouko Miettunen, Juha Auvinen, Leena Ala-Mursula, Sirkka Keinänen-Kiukaanniemi, Juha Veijola, Marjo-Riitta Järvelin, Sylvain Sebert, Minna Männikkö, Cohort Profile: 46 years of follow-up of the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966 (NFBC1966), International Journal of Epidemiology, Volume 50, Issue 6, December 2021, Pages 1786–1787j,

Cohort profile : 46 years of follow-up of the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966 (NFBC1966)

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Author: Nordström, Tanja1,2,3; Miettunen, Jouko2,3; Auvinen, Juha2,4,5;
Organizations: 1Northern Finland Birth Cohorts, Infrastructure for Population Studies, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
2Center for Life Course Health Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
3Medical Research Center Oulu, Oulu University Hospital and University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
4Unit of Primary Care, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
5Oulunkaari Health Center, Ii, Finland
6Healthcare and Social Services of Selänne, Pyhäjärvi, Finland
7Healthcare and Social Services of City of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
8Department of Psychiatry, Research Unit of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
9Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
10Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
11MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
12Department of Life Sciences, College of Health and Life Sciences, Brunel University London, London, UK
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Language: English
Published: Oxford University Press, 2021
Publish Date: 2022-03-07
Series: International journal of epidemiology
ISSN: 0300-5771
ISSN-E: 1464-3685
ISSN-L: 0300-5771
Volume: 50
Issue: 6
Pages: 1786 - 1787j
DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyab109
Type of Publication: A1 Journal article – refereed
Field of Science: 3141 Health care science
Funding: The NFBC1966 follow-up studies were supported by the University of Oulu (Grants no. 65354, 24000692), Oulu University Hospital (Grants no. 2/97, 8/97, 24301140), National research funding via City of Oulu, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs (Grants no. 23/251/97, 160/97, 190/97), National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki (Grant no. 54121), Regional Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu, Finland (Grants no. 50621, 54231), and ERDF European Regional Development Fund (Grant no. 539/2010 A31592). The research on NFBC1966 data has been supported in part by the the European Commission research and innovation program Horizon 2020 under the following projects: DynaHealth (Grant no. 633595), LifeCycle (Grant no. 733206), EUCANCONNECT (Grant no. 824989), LongITools (Grant no. 873749), EarlyCause (Grant no. 848158); and the Joint Programming Initiative Healthy Diet Healthy Life (PREcisE project - ZonMw the Netherlands Grant no. P75416).
EU Grant Number: (633595) DYNAHEALTH - Understanding the dynamic determinants of glucose homeostasis and social capability to promote Healthy and active aging
(733206) LIFECYCLE - Early-life stressors and LifeCycle health
(824989) EUCAN-Connect - A federated FAIR platform enabling large-scale analysis of high-value cohort data connecting Europe and Canada in personalized health
(874739) LONGITOOLS - Dynamic longitudinal exposome trajectories in cardiovascular and metabolic non-communicable diseases
(848158) EarlyCause - Causative mechanisms & integrative models linking early-life-stress to psycho-cardio-metabolic multi-morbidity
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