Gutenberg Health Study
- Start Year
- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- Participants was performed between 2007 and 2012. A 2.5 year follow-up conducted as a telephone interview started in 2009. Since 2012, the 5-year follow up has been achieved through record linkage, including a second visit at the study centre with extensive medical examination and re-sampling of the biomaterial which is ongoing.
Mirshahi A, Ponto KA, Höhn R, Wild PS, Pfeiffer N. Ophthalmologische Aspekte der Gutenberg Gesundheitsstudie: Eine interdisziplinäre prospektive populationsbasierte Kohortenstudie [Ophthalmological aspects of the Gutenberg Health Study (GHS): an interdisciplinary prospective population-based cohort study]. Ophthalmologe. 2013 Mar;110(3):210-7. German. doi: 10.1007/s00347-012-2666-0.
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
- Supplementary Information
- Aged 35-74 years old (Rhine-Main area of Western Germany)
Availability of data and biosamples