Individual Study / EMMA

Estació de Monitoratge de Malaltia Arterioscleròtica

Estació de Monitoratge de Malaltia Arterioscleròtica

Initiatives -
To compare the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors observed in EMMA-hypertension, diabetes, hypercholesterolemia (and its treatments), obesity, and smoking-with equivalent data from the Registre Gironí del Cor (REGICOR). 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
1998
End Year
2005
Funding
Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación, Instituto Carlos III/FEDER and Fondo de Investigación Sanitaria

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Rafael Ramos Blanes
    Institut Universitari d'investigació en Atenció Primària "Jordi Gol"

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
5 years

Marker Paper

Ramos R, Balló E, Marrugat J, et al. Validity for use in research on vascular diseases of the SIDIAP (Information System for the Development of Research in Primary Care): the EMMA study. Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed). 2012;65(1):29-37. doi:10.1016/j.recesp.2011.07.017

PUBMED 22036238

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
2,540
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Aged 34 to 75 years

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other