Individual Study / CARDIA

Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults

Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults

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Initiatives -
To examine the development and determinants of clinical and subclinical cardiovascular disease and their risk factors.
Start Year
1985
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Steve Sidney
    Kaiser Permanente
  • Project Manager Noelle Blick
    Kaiser Permanente, Division of Research Oakland Clinical Center
  • Clinic Coordinator Melanie Jaeb
    University of Minnesota
  • Clinic Coordinator Willa Sanders
    University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Participants were contacted for follow-up every 6 months and queried regarding interim medical events annually.

Marker Paper

Friedman GD, Cutter GR, Donahue RP, Hughes GH, Hulley SB, Jacobs DR Jr, Liu K, Savage PJ. CARDIA: study design, recruitment, and some characteristics of the examined subjects. J Clin Epidemiol. 1988;41(11):1105-16. doi: 10.1016/0895-4356(88)90080-7.

PUBMED 3204420

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
5,115
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Aged 18-30 years

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://www.cardia.dopm.uab.edu/