Faroese Septuagenarian Cohort

Principal Investigator

Maria Skaalum Petersen
Department of Occupational Medicine and Public Health, the Faroese Hospital System,
Sigmundargøta 5, FO-100 Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
Email: maria@health.fo

Data Contact

Maria Skaalum Petersen
Email: maria@health.fo


Setting: Faroe Islands, Denmark
Start Date: September 2007
End Date: Ongoing (pending funding)
Participants: 713 individuals aged 70-74 years at baseline
Assessment Schedule: Baseline and 10-year follow-up
Measures: (1) Clinical examinations, including history of medical conditions and blood samples; (2) Neuropsychological testing

Further Information

Petersen et al. Gender differences in cognitive performance and
health status in the Faroese Septuagenarians cohort. Eur J Public Health. 2018: 29;79–81.