Reliability and validity of interview data on chronic diseases. The Mini-Finland Health Survey.

@article{Helivaara1993ReliabilityAV,
  title={Reliability and validity of interview data on chronic diseases. The Mini-Finland Health Survey.},
  author={Markku Heli{\"o}vaara and Arpo R J Aromaa and Timo Klaukka and Paul Knekt and Matti I Joukamaa and Olli Impivaara},
  journal={Journal of clinical epidemiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={181-91}
}
The Mini-Finland Health Survey was designed to obtain a comprehensive picture of health and of the need for care in Finnish adults, and to develop methods for monitoring health in the population as a whole. Out of a nationally representative sample of 8000 people aged 30 or over, 7217 (90%) were both interviewed at home by local public health nurses using simple open-ended questions and, independently of this interview, subsequently examined in a two-phase health examination. The estimate of… CONTINUE READING