NordChild - The Nordic Study of Children’s Health and Wellbeing

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lennart Köhler - Nordic School of Public Health orcid

Bo Eriksson - Nordic School of Public Health

Description

The NordChild study is a cross-sectional postal study among children aged 2-17 years from the five Nordic countries; Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. A random sample stratified for age and gender was drawn in all the Nordic countries. The total population included 10213 individuals in 1984, 10317 in 1996 and 7715 in 2011.

Subject area

General health and well-being, Public health (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Responsible department/unit

University of Gothenburg

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lennart Köhler - Nordic School of Public Health orcid

Bo Eriksson - Nordic School of Public Health

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 1091

Description

The NordChild study is a cross-sectional postal study among children aged 2-17 years from the five Nordic countries; Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. A random sample stratified for age and gender was drawn in all the Nordic countries. The total population included 10213 individuals in 1984, 10317 in 1996 and 7715 in 2011.

Language

Danish

English

Finnish

Icelandic

Norwegian

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1984 — 1984

1996 — 1996

2011 — 2011

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway

Unit of analysis

Population

A cross-sectional postal study among children aged 2-17 years from the five Nordic countries; Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

Sampling procedure

Probability: Stratified

Subject area

General health and well-being, Public health (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Contacts for questions about the data

Elisabeth Strandhagen

Karin Ringsberg

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NordChild - The Nordic Study of Children’s Health and Wellbeing

Suggested citation

Lennart Köhler. University of Gothenburg (2019). <em>NordChild - The Nordic Study of Children’s Health and Wellbeing</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/hd4x-7x60">https://doi.org/10.5878/hd4x-7x60</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lennart Köhler - Nordic School of Public Health orcid

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Published: 2019-04-11
Last updated: 2020-05-07