Funding for this research was provided by:
the Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Services
the Northern Norway Regional Health Authority
the Regional Research Fund of Northern Norway; the Sami Parliament
the Sami Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Mental Health and Substance Use
Received: 2 November 2018
Accepted: 14 October 2019
First Online: 4 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The Regional Committees for Medical and Health Research Ethics of Northern Norway (REC- North) approved the data collection. The storing of personal data for the SAMINOR 2 Clinical Survey was approved by the National Data Inspectorate. All participants gave written informed consent. The application for the present research project was approved by the REC- North (2016/162).
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.