The Finnmark Intervention Study. Better health for the fishery population in an Arctic village in North Norway.

@article{Lupton2002TheFI,
  title={The Finnmark Intervention Study. Better health for the fishery population in an Arctic village in North Norway.},
  author={Beate S\oholt Lupton and Vinjar Magne F\onneb\o and Anne Johanne S\ogaard and Erik Langfeldt},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of primary health care},
  year={2002},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={213-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the lifestyle and cardiovascular risk factor changes after 6 years of intervention in the North Cape community. DESIGN Longitudinal cohort study with a quasi-experimental design with one intervention and three control communities selected from the same coastal area with a baseline screening (1987), 6-year intervention, and re-screening (1993). SETTING Fishing communities on the coast of Finnmark in the Norwegian Arctic area. PARTICIPANTS 1685 (70%) of the invited in… CONTINUE READING

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