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MIDT 2008-2011

MIDT was carried out in the period from 2008-2011 and included  middle-aged twins born from 1931-1969 that were not included in MADT, but priority was given to the oldest cohorts and pairs with both twins alive. MIDT and MADT 2008 shared with minor exceptions the same questionnaire and examinations. A total of 10,276  twins completed the questionnaire and/or the examinations – 10,111 twins completed both.

Focus areas for MIDT

  • Socio-demographic factors
  • Self-rated health
  • Pulmonary health
  • Disease and symptoms
  • Cognitive performance
  • Medications
  • Vision and hearing
  • Psychological well-being
  • Lifestyle factors
  • Anthropometric measures
  • Grip strength measurements
  • Repeated chair-stand test
  • Spirometry
  • Bloodpresure measurements
  • Biological samples
Original questionnaires for MIDT 2008-2011 (only in Danish)