Young-HUNT is the adolescent part of HUNT including participants aged 13-19 years. Young-HUNT1 (1995-97) was conducted as part of HUNT2, 9141 adolescents participated (90% response rate). Young-HUNT2 (2000-01) was a follow-up study of Young-HUNT1, 2400 students participated in both studies (77% of the invited). Young-HUNT3 (2006-08) was a new cross-sectional study as part of HUNT3. This time 8677 adolescents participated (87% response rate). Data collection included self-reported questionnaires, structured interviews, clinical measurements and, in Young-HUNT3, buccal smears.
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