3 Prefecture Aichi
Assess the long-term effects of air pollution on mortality from lung cancer and respiratory diseases. * 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.*
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- Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (25460752) from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan
- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- Follow-up period was 15 years from the baseline survey. Vital status, date of death, and date of move-out from the study area were confirmed by the local government using residence certificates. Cause of death was identified using death certificate. Cancer incidence and the date of diagnosis were collected from local cancer registry data.
Sado J, Kitamura T, Kitamura Y, Zha L, Liu R, Sobue T, Nishino Y, Tanaka H, Nakayama T, Tsuji I, Ito H, Suzuki T, Katanoda K, Tominaga S; Three-Prefecture Cohort Study Group. Rationale, design, and profile of the Three-Prefecture Cohort in Japan: A 15-year follow-up. J Epidemiol. 2017 Apr;27(4):193-199. doi: 10.1016/j.je.2016.05.003. Epub 2017 Jan 5.
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
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- Number of participants with biosamples
Availability of data and biosamples
No coverage data about the variables classifications are available.