Individual Study / HORTEGA

HORTEGA

HORTEGA

Initiatives -
To investigate novel determinants of selected chronic conditions with an emphasis on cardiovascular health in a representative sample of a general population from Spain. *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
2001
End Year
2015
Funding
Carlos III National Health Institutes and CIBEROBN

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Juan Carlos Martín Escudero
    Hospital Universitario "Rio Hortega"

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
14 years

Marker Paper

Tellez-Plaza M, Briongos-Figuero L, Pichler G, et al. C ohort profile: the Hortega Study for the evaluation of non-traditional risk factors of cardiometabolic and other chronic diseases in a general population from Spain. BMJ Open. 2019;9(6):e024073. Published 2019 Jun 27. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024073

PUBMED 31248913

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
1,502
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other