Joint Programming Initiative

More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

FINRISK surveys 1972-2012
Finriski

Topic
Wellbeing
Health and Performance
Social, Civic and Cultural Engagement
Relevance for this Topic
Country Finland
URL
More Topics

Governance

Contact information

Marketta Taimi
THL
THL, P.O. Box 30
FI-00271 Helsinki
Finland
Phone: +358 29 524 6000
Email: marketta.taimi@thl.fi
Url: www.thl.fi/fi_FI/web/fi/tutkimus/hankkeet/finriski

Timeliness, transparency


Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Data gathering method


postal questionnaire

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Data gathering method


postal questionnaire

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Data gathering method


postal questionnaire


Access to data

Conditions of access


The research plan must be approved by the committee in THL before the data can be used. Linkages to other registries require separate applications for permission.


Survey data


SPSS, SAS

Access to data

Conditions of access


The research plan must be approved by the committee in THL before the data can be used. Linkages to other registries require separate applications for permission.


Survey data


SPSS, SAS

Access to data

Conditions of access


The research plan must be approved by the committee in THL before the data can be used. Linkages to other registries require separate applications for permission.


Survey data


SPSS, SAS


Coverage


Data collection ongoing since 1972 and collected every five years. The sample size includes 10,000 individuals.


1972


Finnish population aged 25-74


Random sample


predefined study regions


25-74 years


The dataset includes detailed data on health status (chronic illness, diseases, symptoms, medication), risk factors for chronic conditions, a selection of clinical measurements, use of health care services, need for care and / or help, health behaviour (alcohol/drug consumption, physical activity, sleep), frequency of medical consultations/check-ups, quality of life.

Coverage


Data collection ongoing since 1972 and collected every five years. The sample size includes 10,000 individuals.


1972


Finnish population aged 25-74


Random sample


predefined study regions


25-74 years


The dataset includes detailed data on health status (chronic illness, diseases, symptoms, medication), risk factors for chronic conditions, a selection of clinical measurements, use of health care services, need for care and / or help, health behaviour (alcohol/drug consumption, physical activity, sleep), frequency of medical consultations/check-ups, quality of life.

Coverage


Data collection ongoing since 1972 and collected every five years. The sample size includes 10,000 individuals.


1972


Finnish population aged 25-74


Random sample


predefined study regions


25-74 years


The dataset includes detailed data on health status (chronic illness, diseases, symptoms, medication), risk factors for chronic conditions, a selection of clinical measurements, use of health care services, need for care and / or help, health behaviour (alcohol/drug consumption, physical activity, sleep), frequency of medical consultations/check-ups, quality of life.


Linkage


Possible to link to some of the major national registries (which were defined in the questionnaire) using the unique personal identification number

Linkage


Possible to link to some of the major national registries (which were defined in the questionnaire) using the unique personal identification number.

Linkage


Possible to link to some of the major national registries (which were defined in the questionnaire) using the unique personal identification number.


Data quality

Data quality

Data quality


Applicability

Applicability

Applicability


  • The information about this dataset was compiled by the author:
  • Pasi Moisio
  • (see Partners)