Individual Study / HILO

Hilo Women’s Health Study

Hilo Women’s Health Study

Initiatives -
To study health among the general population of women in the district of Hilo, Hawaii. *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
National Institute for Nursing Research, NIH, R01- NR 04141 need title National Institute for Nursing Research, NIH, P50-NR-02323, P30-NR04001 Center for Women’s Health Research. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences P30-07033 Centerfor Ecogenetics and Environmental Health. National Institute for Nursing Research R21-NR012218 Symptom Clus-ters during the Menopausal Transition and Early Postmenopause. Pfizer, Inc., Medical Division Research Grant (Pfizer, Inc, MedicalDivision. #WS1752232. Urinary Incontinence during the MenopausalTransition and Early Postmenopause. Research Intramural Funding Program, University of WashingtonSchool of Nursing.


Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Lynn Morrison
    University of Hawaiʻi
  • Dr. Prof. Lynnette Leidy Sievert
    Durham University


Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Sievert, Lynnette Leidy PhD1; Morrison, Lynn PhD2; Brown, Daniel E. PhD2; Reza, Angela M. BA2 Vasomotor symptoms among Japanese-American and European-American women living in Hilo, Hawaii, Menopause: March-April 2007 - Volume 14 - Issue 2 - p 261-269 doi: 10.1097/01.gme.0000233496.13088.24


Sources of Recruitment
  • Other : Households

Number of participants

Number of participants
Number of participants with biosamples


Availability of data and biosamples