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Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 26 February 2021)


Access to data from NSDD

The Northern Sweden Diet Database (DIETVIP and DIETMON) is a validated data collection originating from the Västerbotten Intervention Programme, VIP, and the MONICA screenings. It includes a large number of calculated nutrition variables.

For information about options for setting up a project or which parts should be included, contact the PI for the The Northern Sweden Diet Database, Anna Winkvist.

Information about the Northern Sweden Diet Database (NSDD)

Access to dietary data

The following documents should be sent to the Department of Biobank Research.

Application for data from NSDD

Please send the application both in PDF and Word format:
- PDF with signature
- Original Word format without signature.

Send the research plan together with the application.

The application to, and approval from, the ethical review board.

The request forms for data can be sent beforehand.


All documents can be sent by email. Signed documents can be scanned into PDF files.


Anette Forsgren
The Biobank Research Unit
Umeå University
SE-901 87 Umeå