Individual Study / CCHS

Copenhagen City Heart Study

Copenhagen City Heart Study

Initiatives -
The original purpose of the study was to focus on prevention of coronary heart disease and stroke. During the years many other aspects have been added to the study: pulmonary diseases, heart failure, arrhythmia, alcohol, arthrosis, eye diseases, allergy, epilepsia, dementia, stress, vital exhaustion, social network, sleep-apnoe, ageing and genetics.
Start Year
1975
End Year
2015
Funding
Bispebjerg Hospital
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Investigators Contacts
  • Press Officer Else Wad Bjoern
    Frederiksberg Hospital

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Over a period of 40 years.
Supplementary Information
https://research.regionh.dk/en/organisations/oesterbroundersoegelsen(66510d7d-482a-4a82-adc0-02dceb6e86ef).html

Marker Paper

Holtermann A, Marott JL, Gyntelberg F, et al. Occupational and leisure time physical activity: risk of all-cause mortality and myocardial infarction in the Copenhagen City Heart Study. A prospective cohort study. BMJ Open. 2012;2(1):e000556. Published 2012 Feb 13. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2011-000556

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Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
26,000
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Danish population >20 years old

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

By contacting the study representative