Individual Study / Junya Sado_J Epidemiol_2017

3 Prefecture Miyagi

3 Prefecture Miyagi

Initiatives -
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.*
Start Year
1984
End Year
1999
Funding
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr Yuri Kitamura
    Osaka University
  • Dr Ichiro Tsuji
    Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Follow-up period was 15 years from the baseline survey, except for cancer incidence data for which follow-up was 9 years.

Marker Paper

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 (2017). Rationale, design, and profile of the Three-Prefecture Cohort in Japan: A 15-year follow-up. Journal of epidemiology, 27(4), 193–199. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.je.2016.05.003

PUBMED 28142030

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
31,769
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Aged over 40 years

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other