Individual Study / Bahamas

Bogalusa Heart Study

Bogalusa Heart Study

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Initiatives -
Understanding the impact of vascular and metabolic changes on health throughout the lifespan.
Start Year
1973
Funding
NIH Grants (AG-16592) from the National Institute of Aging, (HL-38844) from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, and from the American Heart Association.
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Investigators Contacts
  • MD, Dr Wei Chen
    Tulane University
  • MD, Dr. Professor Lydia Bazzano
    Tulane University

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Examinations during childhood, with follow-up assessments every few years through adulthood.

Marker Paper

Berenson GS; Bogalusa Heart Study Investigators. Bogalusa Heart Study: a long-term community study of a rural biracial (Black/White) population. Am J Med Sci. 2001 Nov;322(5):293-300.

PUBMED 11876192

Number of participants

Number of participants
12,164
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://www.clersite.org/bogalusaheartstudy/