Individual Study / JPHC

Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study

Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study

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Initiatives -
To determine what lifestyle habits are relevant to the incidence of diseases, by collecting information about lifestyle habits from people living in various parts of Japan. **Contact: jphcadmin@ml.res.ncc.go.jp**
Start Year
1990
End Year
2023
Funding
National Cancer Center Research and Development Fund (23-A-31[toku] and 26-A-2) (since2011) and a grant-in-aid for Cancer Research from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan (from 1989 to 2010)
Supplementary Information
https://ihcc.g2mc.org/membercohorts/
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Investigators Contacts
  • Director Shoichiro Tsugane
    Center for Public Health and Sciences, National Cancer Center

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
A follow-up system for mortality, migration, and incidence of cancer and cardiovascular diseases; an additional follow-up survey after 5 and 10 years; and distribution of a newsletter.Is scheduled to conduct active follow-up for a total of 30 years
Supplementary Information

Marker Paper

Sawada N, Iwasaki M, Yamaji T, et al. The Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study for the Next Generation (JPHC-NEXT): Study Design and Participants. J Epidemiol. 2020;30(1):46-54. doi:10.2188/jea.JE20180182;

PUBMED 30713262

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
140,420
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://epi.ncc.go.jp/en/jphc/