Individual Study / Health, Alcohol and Psychosocial factors In Eastern Europe

HAPIEE

HAPIEE

Initiatives -
To investigate the determinants of cardiovascular diseases and other chronic conditions in Central and Eastern Europe, we are conducting a prospective cohort study in Russia, Poland, the Czech Republic and Lithuania.
Start Year
2002
End Year
2008
Funding
Wellcome Trust and McArthur Foundation and National Institute of Aging.
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Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Abdonas Tamosiunas
    Institute of Cardiology of Kaunas University of Medicine
  • Dr. Ruzena Kubinova
    Centre of Environmental Health- National Institute of Public Health
  • Dr. Sofia Malyutina
    Siberian Academy of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences
  • MD, PhD. Andrzej Pajak
    Jagiellonian University

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Wave I (2002-2005) and wave II (2006-2008)

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 Oct 18;6:255. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-6-255.

PUBMED 17049075

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
29,847
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Men and women aged 45-64 selected in Russia (city of Novosibirsk), Poland (2 districts of Krakow), Lithuania (city of Kaunas) and the Czech Republic (2 cities).

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
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