Individual Study / CHEFS

China Hypertension Survey Epidemiology Follow-up Study (CHEFS)

China Hypertension Survey Epidemiology Follow-up Study (CHEFS)

Initiatives -
Examine the relationship between level of Blood Pressure (BP) and incidence of End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD).
Start Year
1991
End Year
2000
Funding
Grant-in-Aid (9750612N)from the American Heart Association (Dallas, TX) and partially sup-ported by a grant (U01 DK60963) from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, the National Institutes ofHealth (Bethesda, MD) and by a grant (1999-272) from the ChineseMinistry of Health (Beijing, China) and by the Chinese Academy ofMedical Sciences (Beijing, China). K.R. was partially supported bygrant P20-RR17659 from the National Center for Research Resources, acomponent of the National Institutes of Health.

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr Kristi Reynolds
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Baseline data from 1991. Follow-up evaluations were conducted in 1991 to 2000 and included interviewing participants or proxies and obtaining medical records and death certificates for ESRD cases.

Marker Paper

Reynolds K, Gu D, Muntner P, Kusek JW, Chen J, Wu X, Duan X, Chen CS, Klag MJ, Whelton PK, He J. A population-based, prospective study of blood pressure and risk for end-stage renal disease in China. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007 Jun;18(6):1928-35. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2006111199.

PUBMED 17475822

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
158,365
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other