Initiative / I3C

International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort Consortium

International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort Consortium

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The objectives of I3C are: 1. Identify incident cardiovascular endpoints using self-reported morbidity validated by adjudication of medical records, and 2. Identify decedents using the National Death Index and adjudicate cause of death for deceased participants.
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Members

Investigators Contacts
  • Prof. Terry Dwyer

General Information

Year created
2009
Types of cohorts
  • Population cohort
Countries
  • United States of America
  • Finland
  • Australia
Setting
International
Funding
This project has received funding from the National Institutes of Health (grant number RO1HL121230).
Criteria of cohort's to be included
long-term observational studies of risk factors for heart disease started in groups of school children.
Socio-environmental context
  • NA

Participants

Number of participants

Total
42,189
With harmonized data
31,000

Age range of the samples

Minimum age
3
Maximum age
19

Methodology for harmonization and integration

Strategy of harmonization
Ex-post
Data processing methods
  • NA
  • Type of infrastructure
    Some centrally, other locally
    Integrative data analysis
    • Meta-analyses
    • Pooled analyses
    Software
  • NA
  • Supplementary information
    Harmonisation has been done for specific analyses. More information: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016%2Fj.cct.2018.04.009

    Number of cohorts

    Total
    7
    With harmonized data
    7
    Will more cohorts be harmonized?
    Number of harmonized variables (max.)
    15

    Access

    Availability of metadata
    Under request
    Availability of individual data