Individual Study / BEH

Bushehr Elderly Health Program

Bushehr Elderly Health Program

Initiatives -
To investigate the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and their association to major adverse cardiovascular outcomes. *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
2013

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Bagher Larijani
    Research Institute of Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Every participant will be followed up for any medical event (fracture, falling and death) annually by telephone call. Recollection has been designed to be in 2.5-year intervals(a total of 15 years of follow-up)

Marker Paper

Shafiee et al. Bushehr Elderly Health (BEH) programme: study protocol and design of musculoskeletal system and cognitive function (stage II). BMJ Open 2017;7:e013606. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013606

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
3,000
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Participants are over 60 years old from Bushehr, a southern province of Iran.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other