Individual Study / JNHS

Japan Nurses’ Health Study

Japan Nurses’ Health Study

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Initiatives -
To describe the status of lifestyle, healthcare practice, and physical status of Japanese women, to estimate the effects of those factors on their health, and to establish evidence regarding the risk-benefits of long-term administration of women-specific health management such as exogenous hormones use. *General enquiries: jnhs.jimu@gmail.com*
Start Year
2001
Funding
Scientific Research (B: 14370133, 18390195) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, and by the grants from the Japan Menopause Society.
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr Kunihiko Hayashi
    Gunma University

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Participants to be followed-up for ten years were mailed the annual JNHS newsletter and biennial follow-up questionnaires.

Marker Paper

Hayashi K, Mizunuma H, Fujita T, et al. Design of the Japan Nurses' Health Study: a prospective occupational cohort study of women's health in Japan. Industrial Health. 2007 Oct;45(5):679-686. DOI: 10.2486/indhealth.45.679.

PUBMED 18057811

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
49,997
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Nurses

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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