Individual Study / EFRCV-MURCIA

Estudio de Factores de Riesgo Cardiovascular

Estudio de Factores de Riesgo Cardiovascular

Initiatives -
To estimate the prevalence of obesity in the Murcia Region according to age and sex, and to analyse how obesity is related to demographic and socio-economic determinants and to other cardiovascular risk factors of interest to the community. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study*
Start Year
1991
End Year
1993
Supplementary Information
http://scielo.isciii.es/scielo.php?pid=S1135-57271997000600002&script=sci_abstract&tlng=pt

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr Dolores Chiraque-López
    Universidad de Murcia

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Martínez-Ros MT, Tormo MJ, Navarro C, Chirlaque MD, Pérez-Flores D. Extremely high prevalence of overweight and obesity in Murcia, a Mediterranean region in south-east Spain. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2001;25(9):1372-1380. doi:10.1038/sj.ijo.0801684

PUBMED 11571602

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
3,091
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Aged 18-64 years

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other