Cross-sectional study on risk factors for cardiovascular and other non-communicable diseases

If you have received Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) letter, your address was selected with a random sampling method. The survey covers questions about your blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels, heredity, dietary habits, as well as physical activity. You will have an opportunity to take a blood test to measure your cholesterol and glucose levels as well as blood pressure in one of the E. Gulbis laboratories free of charge. It has also been intended to take measurements of the respondent’s height and waist circumference.

In line with the legislation of the European Union and the Republic of Latvia, the CSB has a right to collect and process personal data and is obliged to ensure protection and confidentiality of the data you provide. The information acquired will be published only in a summarised form for the analysis of economic and social phenomena and processes in the country.

If you want to verify identity of your interviewer or find out any other information about the survey:

Face-to-face interviews

Planned time of the interview as well as name, surname and phone number of the interviewer are indicated on the back side of the letter. It has been planned to conduct the interviews from 9 November 2018 to 30 March 2019. If you have any questions about the interview, please contact your interviewer by calling the phone number indicated. 
If entrance of your house is locked or has an access code, please inform your interviewer.

Upon arrival, interviewer will present a CSB employee identification card with a photo.

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