The Norwegian Institute of Public Health Twin Panel: a description of the sample and program of research.

@article{Harris2002TheNI,
  title={The Norwegian Institute of Public Health Twin Panel: a description of the sample and program of research.},
  author={Jennifer Ruth Harris and Per Magnus and Kristian Tambs},
  journal={Twin research : the official journal of the International Society for Twin Studies},
  year={2002},
  volume={5 5},
  pages={415-23}
}
The Norwegian Institute of Public Health in Oslo has an ongoing program of twin research using population-based cohorts of twins. The current database includes information on twins identified through the Medical Birth Registry of Norway and born from 1967-1979, altogether 15,370 twins. This is a longitudinal study with a cohort sequential design whereby new cohorts are recruited into the study at 5-6 year intervals. Sub-samples of these twins have participated in questionnaire studies and… CONTINUE READING