The HUNT Study - a longitudinal population health study in Norway

The HUNT Study - a longitudinal population health study in Norway

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  • 240 000 Trøndelag county residents have participated in HUNT since 1984
  • 600 researchers worldwide are associated with HUNT
  • Average case processing time - 1 day. Average data delivery time - 4 days

The Trøndelag health study (HUNT)

The Trøndelag Health Study (The HUNT Study) is one of the largest health studies ever performed. It is a unique database of questionnaire data, clinical measurements and samples from a county’s inhabitants since 1984.

The HUNT Study is well-known in the county of Trøndelag, with high participation rates, providing a good base for further health surveys in the county and an excellent research environment.

Today, HUNT Research Centre has a database with information on 250,000 people, and has been certified in conformity with NS-EN ISO 9001:2015 since 2011.

The most recent data gathering for the main part of HUNT was completed in 2019, but research groups are still involved in gathering new data and samples in sub groups throughout the county to develop The HUNT Study further.


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HUNT Research Centre has been certified according to the international standard ISO 9001:2015, Quality management systems, since 2011. The certification is a strategic choice to ensure high quality in all processes - from planning collections to the delivery of research data and biological material.