Funding for this research was provided by:
Suomen Tuberkuloosin Vastustamisyhdistyksen Säätiö (None)
The Finnish Defence forces
Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-09-11
Received: 5 February 2019
Accepted: 20 August 2019
First Online: 11 September 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study protocol was approved by the Ethical Committee of the Hospital district of Helsinki and Uusimaa, Finland. (Number 148/13/03/00/2013).The Finnish Defence Forces granted permission to perform the study.Answering the survey was voluntary. Each recruit was first provided with written and verbal information on the survey, and there after they were asked to sign an informed consent form.
: Not applicable.
: Author Maria Danielsson has received research grants from The Finnish Defence Forces and from the Finnish Anti Tuberculosis Association Foundation.Author Jukka Ollgren has received consultation fee regarding the statistics from The Finnish Defence Forces and the Finnish Lung Health Association.The other authors declare that they have no competing interest.