Individual Study / DAN-MONICA

DAN-MONICA

DAN-MONICA

Initiatives -
The objectives of the DAN-MONICA study were to measure the trends in cardiovascular mortality, coronary heart disease and cerebrovascular disease morbidity, and to assess the extent to which these trends are related to changes in known risk factors, daily living habits, health care, and major socioeconomic features.
Start Year
1982
End Year
1994
Funding
Local sources of funding. Activity within the MCCs was not funded by WHO which funded coordination work only.
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Allan Linneberg
    Centre for Clinical Research and Prevention, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Data from men and women of ages 30, 40, 50 and 60 y, examined in 1982-4, in 1986-7, and in 1991-2, were analysed to estimate trends.

Marker Paper

Gerdes , Bronnum-Hansen H, Osler M . Trends in Lifestyle Coronary Risk Factors in the Danish MONICA Population 1982–1992. Public Health 116, no. 2 (2002): 81–88.

PUBMED 11961675

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
7,316
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Danish population.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other