Individual Study / HAPIEE

The Health, Alcohol and Psychosocial factors in Eastern Europe Study

The Health, Alcohol and Psychosocial factors in Eastern Europe Study

Initiatives -
The objective of the study is to investigate the effect of classical and non-conventional risk factors and social and psychosocial factors (particularly interested in alcohol, nutrition and psychosocial factors) on cardiovascular and other non-communicable diseases in eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union.
Start Year
2002
Supplementary Information
Participants were assessed twice: baseline in 2002-2005 and re-examination in 2006-2008. Follow-up was for piloting the outcomes a) mortality from all causes and from CVD, and b) non-fatal cardiovascular events.
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Investigators Contacts
  • Prof Martin Bobak
    University College London
  • Prof Sofia Malyutina
    Siberian Academy of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences
  • Prof Martin Bobak
    University College London

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Participants were assessed twice: baseline in 2002-2005 and re-examination in 2006-2008. Follow-up was for piloting the outcomes a) mortality from all causes and from CVD, and b) non-fatal cardiovascular events, since 2005.

Marker Paper

Peasey A, Bobak M, Kubinova R, Malyutina S, Pajak A, Tamosiunas A, Pikhart H, Nicholson A, Marmot M. Determinants of cardiovascular disease and other non-communicable diseases in Central and Eastern Europe: rationale and design of the HAPIEE study. BMC Public Health, 2006; 6: 255-65.

PUBMED 17049075

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
36,106
Number of participants with biosamples
32,596

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Timeline

Populations

The population is composed of men and women from Novosibirsk, Russia, and aged 45-69 years old at baseline.
Selection Criteria
Minimum age
45
Maximum age
69
Newborns
Twins
Countries
  • Russian
Territory
Novosibirsk
Ethnic Origin
Health Status

Recruitment

Sources of recruitment
  • General population
General Population
  • Selected sample

Number of participants

Number of participants
9,360
Number of participants with biosamples
9,323
Data Collection Events
# Name Description Start End
0 HAPIEE - Russia - Baseline

Data were collected by structured questionnaires and examination in clinic.

The questionnaire covered information about health, self-rated health status, medical history, health ...

2002 2005
1 HAPIEE - Russia - Re-examination

Data was collected by face-to face Computer Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI). The main focus of the re-examination was healthy ageing and economic well-being.

The ageing-related ...

2006 2008
2 HAPIEE - Russia - Mortality and cardiovascular events follow-up

To determine mortality, the death register developed by the Institute of Internal Medicine, which is based on data from medical death certificates, the Novosibirsk office of the State ...

2005 2016
The population is composed of men and women from Krakow, Poland, and aged 45-69 years old at baseline.
Selection Criteria
Minimum age
45
Maximum age
69
Newborns
Twins
Countries
  • Poland
Territory
Krakow
Ethnic Origin
Health Status

Recruitment

Sources of recruitment
  • General population
General Population
  • Selected sample

Number of participants

Number of participants
10,728
Number of participants with biosamples
9,274
Data Collection Events
# Name Description Start End
0 HAPIEE - Poland - Baseline

Data were collected by structured questionnaires and examination in clinic.

The questionnaire covered information about health, self-rated health status, medical history, health ...

2002 2005
1 HAPIEE - Poland - Re-examination

Data was collected by face-to face Computer Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI). The main focus of the re-examination was healthy ageing and economic well-being.

The ageing-related ...

2006 2008
2 HAPIEE - Poland - Mortality and cardiovascular events follow-up

To determine mortality, the provincial death register covering the city of Krakow and surrounding area is used.

In order to identify, confirm and validate incident non-fatal ...

2005 2016
The population is composed of men and women from Havirov/Karvina, Hradec Kralove, Jihlava, Kromeriz, Liberec and Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic, and aged 45-69 years old at baseline.
Selection Criteria
Minimum age
45
Maximum age
69
Newborns
Twins
Countries
  • Czech Republic
Territory
Havirov/Karvina, Hradec, Kralove, Jihlava, Kromeriz, Liberec and Usti nad Labem
Ethnic Origin
Health Status

Recruitment

Sources of recruitment
  • General population
General Population
  • Selected sample

Number of participants

Number of participants
8,857
Number of participants with biosamples
6,933
Data Collection Events
# Name Description Start End
0 HAPIEE - Czech Republic - Baseline

Data were collected by structured questionnaires and examination in clinic.

The questionnaire covered information about health, self-rated health status, medical history, health ...

2002 2005
1 HAPIEE - Czech Republic - Re-examination

Data was collected by face-to face Computer Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI). The main focus of the re-examination was healthy ageing and economic well-being.

The ageing-related ...

2006 2008
2 HAPIEE - Czech Republic - Mortality and cardiovascular events follow-up

To determine mortality, the national death register is used.

In order to identify, confirm and validate incident non-fatal cardiovascular events, the same questionnaire is sent out every ...

2005 2016
The population is composed of men and women from Kaunas, Lithuania, and aged 45-69 years old at baseline.
Selection Criteria
Minimum age
45
Maximum age
69
Newborns
Twins
Countries
  • Lithuania
Territory
Kaunas
Ethnic Origin
Health Status

Recruitment

Sources of recruitment
  • General population
General Population
  • Selected sample

Number of participants

Number of participants
7,161
Number of participants with biosamples
7,066
Data Collection Events
# Name Description Start End
0 HAPIEE - Lithuania - Baseline

Baseline data collection and collection of additional data on healthy ageing and economic well-being was collected simultaneously. Data were collected by structured questionnaires and ...

2005 2008
1 HAPIEE - Lithuania - Mortality and cardiovascular events follow-up

To determine mortality, the Kaunas regional mortality register is used.

In order to identify, confirm and validate incident non-fatal cardiovascular events, the same questionnaire is ...

2005 2016
2 HAPIEE - Lithuania - Re-examination

Data was collected by face-to face Computer Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI). The main focus of the re-examination was healthy ageing and economic well-being.

The ageing-related ...

2006 2008