Individual Study / CaPS

Caerphilly Prospective Study

Caerphilly Prospective Study

Initiatives -
The initial aims of the study were to examine the importance of lipids, haemostatic factors, and hormones such as testosterone, cortisol and insulin in the development of ischaemic heart disease (IHD).
Start Year
1979
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Yoav Ben-Shlomo
    Bristol Medical School (PHS)

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Men have been contacted on two further occasions by post.

Marker Paper

Creavin S, Fish M, Gallacher J, Bayer A, Ben-Shlomo Y. Clinical history for diagnosis of dementia in men: Caerphilly Prospective Study. Br J Gen Pract. 2015;65(637):e489-e499. doi:10.3399/bjgp15X686053

PUBMED 26212844

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
2,959
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Men aged 45 to 59 years were recruited from the town of Caerphilly and adjoining villages.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://www.bristol.ac.uk/population-health-sci...