Individual Study / CCHS

Copenhagen City Heart

Copenhagen City Heart

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
2014
Funding
Bispebjerg Hospital
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Eva Irene Prescott
    Bispebjerg Hospital

Design

Study design
Patients' cohort
Follow Up
Participants have been examined in five waves: 1976-78, 1981-83.1991-94, 2001-02 and 2011-14.

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
23,891
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Inhabitants aged 20 years or older living in a central part of Copenhagen (Østerbro)

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Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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