Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00005133
First received: May 25, 2000
Last updated: May 1, 2009
Last verified: May 2009
  Purpose

To determine the extent to which known risk factors predict coronary heart disease and stroke in the elderly, to assess the precipitants of coronary heart disease and stroke in the elderly, and to identify the predictors of mortality and functional impairments in clinical coronary disease or stroke.


Condition
Cardiovascular Diseases
Coronary Disease
Heart Diseases
Cerebrovascular Accident
Diabetes Mellitus
Hypertension
Heart Failure, Congestive

Study Type: Observational

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Further study details as provided by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI):

Study Start Date: June 1988
Study Completion Date: May 2009
Primary Completion Date: May 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

No eligibility criteria

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00005133

Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigators
Investigator: Gregory Burke Bowman Gray School of Medicine
Investigator: Linda Fried Johns Hopkins University
Investigator: John Gottdiener Georgetown University
Investigator: Ronald Klein University of Wisconsin, Madison
Investigator: Richard Kronmal University of Washington
Investigator: Lewis Kuller University of Pittsburgh
Investigator: Daniel Oleary Geisinger Foundation
Investigator: John Robbins University of California, Davis
Investigator: Russell Tracy University of Vermont
Investigator: David Yousem Johns Hopkins University
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Tanaka T, Ngwa JS, van Rooij FJ, Zillikens MC, Wojczynski MK, Frazier-Wood AC, Houston DK, Kanoni S, Lemaitre RN, Luan J, Mikkilä V, Renstrom F, Sonestedt E, Zhao JH, Chu AY, Qi L, Chasman DI, de Oliveira Otto MC, Dhurandhar EJ, Feitosa MF, Johansson I, Khaw KT, Lohman KK, Manichaikul A, McKeown NM, Mozaffarian D, Singleton A, Stirrups K, Viikari J, Ye Z, Bandinelli S, Barroso I, Deloukas P, Forouhi NG, Hofman A, Liu Y, Lyytikäinen LP, North KE, Dimitriou M, Hallmans G, Kähönen M, Langenberg C, Ordovas JM, Uitterlinden AG, Hu FB, Kalafati IP, Raitakari O, Franco OH, Johnson A, Emilsson V, Schrack JA, Semba RD, Siscovick DS, Arnett DK, Borecki IB, Franks PW, Kritchevsky SB, Lehtimäki T, Loos RJ, Orho-Melander M, Rotter JI, Wareham NJ, Witteman JC, Ferrucci L, Dedoussis G, Cupples LA, Nettleton JA. Genome-wide meta-analysis of observational studies shows common genetic variants associated with macronutrient intake. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Jun;97(6):1395-402. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.112.052183. Epub 2013 May 1.

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00005133     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1003
Study First Received: May 25, 2000
Last Updated: May 1, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Cerebral Infarction
Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary Disease
Diabetes Mellitus
Heart Diseases
Heart Failure
Hypertension
Stroke
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Arteriosclerosis
Brain Diseases
Brain Infarction
Brain Ischemia
Central Nervous System Diseases
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Endocrine System Diseases
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Myocardial Ischemia
Nervous System Diseases
Vascular Diseases

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