Approvals and Consent

The DNBC is approved by the Danish Data Protection Agency and the Committee on Health Research Ethics. The DNBC participants were enrolled by informed consent. 

Health Research Ethics Approval (VEK)

The cohort is approved under case no. (KF) 01-471/94

Danish original letters

English translation of letters

Danish Data Protection Agency Approval

Data handling in the DNBC has been approved by Statens Serum Institut (SSI) under ref. no 18/04608 and is covered by the general approval (F√¶llesanmeldelse) given to SSI.

Earlier approvals from the Danish Data Protection Agency

The cohort was approved under ref. no 2008-54-0431
The 7-year follow-up was approved under ref. no 2004-41-4078
The 11-year follow-up was approved under ref. no 2009-41-3339
The Puberty Follow-up was approved under ref. no 2014-41-3277
The 14-year follow-up (diet and exercise) was approved under ref. no 2013-41-1518
The follow-up among mothers was approved under ref. no 2013-41-2664
18 year follow-up was approved under ref. no 2015-41-3961