Individual Study / AWHS

Aragón Workers Health Study

Aragón Workers Health Study

Initiatives -
To characterize the factors associated with metabolic abnormalities and subclinical atherosclerosis in a middle aged population in Spain free of clinical cardiovascular disease. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
2009
Funding
Instituto Aragonés de Ciencias de la Salud (I + CS) of the regional Government of Aragón, the National Center for Cardiovascular Research (CNIC) of the Instituto de Salud Carlos III, and General Motors Spain.

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Professor Antonio Casanovas
    Universidad de Zaragoza

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Participants will be followed-up for 10 years.

Marker Paper

Casasnovas JA, Alcaide V, Civeira F, et al. Aragon workers' health study--design and cohort description. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2012;12:45. Published 2012 Jun 19. doi:10.1186/1471-2261-12-45

PUBMED 22712826

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
5,682
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other