Inuit Health in Transition, 2005-2010

Principal Investigator

Peter Bjerregaard, Statens Institut for Folkesundhed , Syddansk Universitet


Codebook: Variables, universes, concepts, survey design and frequency distribution



The overall objective of the study is to analyze the health and morbidity of the population and changes in health and disease over time by comparing the results with those of previous population surveys conducted in 1993-1994 and 1999-2001.



Alcohol, Work and occupation, Marital status, Widespread disease, Leisure activity, Physical activity, Birthplace, Food, Pregnancy, Greenland, Greenlander, Conditions of greenlanders, Hash, Health condition, Cardiovascular disease, Heart disease, House work, Inuit, Clinical test, Dietary supplement, Dietary habit, Lifestyle, Drug abuse, Smoking, Sexual abuse, Suicide, Self-estimated health, Schooling, Sedentary work, Diabetes, Health service, Ill-health, Transport, Type 2 diabetes, Violence


Health: Nutrition, Health: Physical fitness and exercise, Health: Drug abuse, alcohol and smoking, Health: General health, Health: Health care and medical treatment, Health: Specific diseases and medical conditions


Geographic Coverage


Data set

Order data

Variables: 906
Analysis unit: Individuals


In data set: 3350
Original sample: NA


Kind of data: Survey data, Clinical data

Time dimension: Cross-sectional study,

Sampling procedure: Stratified random sample

Action to minimize loos: NA

Data collection

Mode of collection: Other

Test type: Structured questionnaire

Number of questions: 537

Data Collector: Statens Institut for Folkesundhed , Syddansk Universitet

Temporal coverage

Start: 2010-10-15
End: 2005-02-01


Peter Bjerregaard, Inuit Health in Transition, 2005-2010, Dansk Data Arkiv Danish Data Archive, 2018. 1 data file: DDA-13132, version: 1.0.0, http://dx.doi.org/10.5279/DK-SA-DDA-13132

Persistent identifier:

DOI: 10.5279/DK-SA-DDA-13132

Archive information

Received: 2011-11-29


Study state: The Danish Data Archive has fully documented and preserved the data in a long-term preservation format.
Access conditions: Other access conditions


DDI-L-3.1 XML Study metadata

Latest version: 1.0.0

Other metadata formats

DDA XML Study description


Primary publications

  • Redaktører: Peter Bjerregaard, Inger Katrine Dahl-Petersen, Befolkningsundersøgelsen i Grønland 2005-2007. Levevilkår, livsstil og helbred, Statens Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab, Syddansk Universitet, 174, 2008
  • Inger K. Dahl-Petersen, Marit E. Jørgensen, Peter Bjerregaard, Physical activity patterns in Greenland: A country in transition, , 11, 2011