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Hisayama Study

Hisayama Study

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The Hisayama Study is a population-based prospective cohort study designed to evaluate the risk factors for lifestyle-related diseases, such as stroke, coronary heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, and dementia, in a general Japanese population.
Start Year
1961
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Yutaka Kiyohara
    Kyushu University

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Cohorts have been established in the years 1961, 1974, 1983, 1988, 1993, 2002, 2007, and 2012. Regular health examinations are repeated every 1–2 years to obtain information on individual health conditions, including cardiovascular events and dementia. survey of dementia has been repeated every 5–7 years among the town residents aged 65 years or older since 1985 in the same manner

Marker Paper

Ohara T, Doi Y, Ninomiya T, Hirakawa Y, Hata J, Iwaki T, Kanba S, Kiyohara Y. Glucose tolerance status and risk of dementia in the community: the Hisayama study. Neurology. 2011 Sep 20;77(12):1126-34. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e31822f0435.

PUBMED 21931106

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
6,983
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Over 40 years old

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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