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Stanford Five-City Multifactor Risk Reduction Study

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00005143
First received: May 25, 2000
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: March 2005
  Purpose

To conduct a large-scale demonstration and education project designed to evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of long-term community health education directed toward lowering cardiovascular disease risk, morbidity, and mortality. Targeted risk factors included general lifestyle, smoking, blood pressure, nutrition and weight, and exercise. The program was evaluated by biennial cross-sectional independent surveys, longitudinal studies, and morbidity and mortality surveillance.


Condition
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Atherosclerosis
Coronary Disease
Cerebrovascular Accident
Myocardial Infarction
Hypertension

Study Type: Observational

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

Study Start Date: July 1978
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 1998
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  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

No eligibility criteria

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00005143

Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigators
Investigator: Stephen Fortmann Stanford University
  More Information

Publications:
Farquhar JW, Fortmann SP, Maccoby N, Wood PD, Haskell WL, et al: The Stanford Five City Project: An Overview. In: Matarazzo JD, Miller NE, Weiss SM, Herd JA & Weiss SM (Eds), Behavioral Health: A Handbook of Health Enhancement and Disease Prevention. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Silver Spring, MD, 1154-1165, 1984
Solomon DS, Maccoby N: Communication as a Model for Health Enhancement. In: Matarazzo JD, Miller NE, Weiss SM, Herd JA and Weiss SM (Eds), Behavioral Health: A Handbook of Health Enhancement and Disease Prevention. Silver Spring, MD: John Wiley, Chapter 13, pp. 209-221, 1984
Farquhar JW, Maccoby N, Wood PD: Education and Communication Studies. In: Holland WW, Detels R & Knox G (Eds). Oxford Textbook of Public Health0, Vol. 3. Oxford, London: Oxford University Press, pp. 207-221, 1985
Chafee SH, Roser C: Involvement and the Consistency of Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors. Commun Res, 13:373-399, 1986
Farquhar JW, Fortmann SP, Wood PD, Haskell WL: Community Studies of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention. In: Kaplan NM, Stamler J (Eds). Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, 170-181, 1983
Farquhar JW, Maccoby N, Solomon DS: Community Applications of Behavioral Medicine. In: Gentry WD (Ed), Handbook of Behavioral Medicine, The Guilford Press, NY, 437-478, 1984

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00005143     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1014
Study First Received: May 25, 2000
Last Updated: June 23, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arteriosclerosis
Atherosclerosis
Cardiovascular Diseases
Cerebral Infarction
Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary Disease
Heart Diseases
Hypertension
Infarction
Myocardial Infarction
Stroke
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Brain Diseases
Brain Infarction
Brain Ischemia
Central Nervous System Diseases
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Ischemia
Myocardial Ischemia
Necrosis
Nervous System Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Vascular Diseases

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