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Table 4 Summary of the aims of the LucKi Birth Cohort Study

From: LucKi Birth Cohort Study: rationale and design

LucKi’s aims in preschool- and early school-age:
 1) to study the aetiology and the prognosis of atopic diseases and overweight/obesity
 2) to identify modifiable risk factors for atopic diseases and overweight/obesity
Long (er)-term aims of LucKi:
 3) to study the long-term consequences of early life exposures and acquired lifestyle patterns
 4) to constitute a scientific framework for initialising new (intervention) studies
 5) to build a database containing information on childhood and adulthood well-being and diseases that is relevant to researchers, clinicians and policy makers