Cohorts and Registers
In our research we use nationwide population health registers and various cohorts.
At the Centre of Public Health Sciences, we have recently established two large cohorts:
The SAGA Cohort - women over 18, nationwide, health-impact of trauma, web-based questionnaire
COVID-19 National Resilience Cohort - population over 18, nationwide, exposure to Covid-19, mental- and physical health, lifestyle and social interactions
We are also partners of the Swedish Tsunami Cohort
The following domestic institutions are pivotal in collection of health-related data in Iceland:
Statistics Iceland is the national statistical institute of Iceland. They collect, process and disseminate data on the Icelandic economy and society.