The seventh survey of the Tromsø Study

The seventh survey of the Tromsø Study (Tromsø 7), was carried out in 2015-16. This study included a total of 21 083 people. All citizens aged 40 years and above (32 591) living in the municipality of Tromsø in northern Norway was invited to participate in this study.

The seventh study includes more than 50 research projects covering various health issues, symptoms and chronic disease The sampling includes data on diet, physial activity and sedentary behaviour, alcohol and tobacco use, psychological resilience and traumas, blood lipids and other cardiometabolic disease risk factors, drug abuse, medication use and effect, blood glucose and diabetes prevalence etc.

Research areas

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Obesity
  • Cancer
  • Ageing
  • Pulmonary disease
  • Mental health
  • Chronic pain
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Dental health
  • Environmental contaminants
  • Diabetes
  • Drug use
  • Physical activity and diet
  • Risk factors for disease
  • Health services
  • Antibiotic resistance