Table 1

Sample and participating men in the National FINRISK Study in years 1987 and 1992

Age groupsAge groups
*Those who had died or moved out from the survey area between sampling and survey period were excluded from the original sample. †Men who have consumed alcohol during the past 12 months. ‡Number of subjects with full information on drinking habit.
Original sample (n)10001000100010004000100010001000100040008000
Available for contact (n)*978994994996396298199399699539657927
Participants (n)692763826828310961869375878028495958
Participation rate (%)7177838378637076787275
Number of eligible (n)†637695731668273156262364360124295160
Final number of subjects (n)‡632689715634267056262164259724225092