Individual Study / KoGES_immigrant study

KoGES_immigrant study

KoGES_immigrant study

Initiatives -
Collecting demographic information and lifestyle of East Asian immigrants and their families living in Korea. Studying gene-environment interactions in metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, and gynecological disease. Follow-up investigation of children from multicultural families.
Start Year
2006
End Year
2014
Supplementary Information
The Korean Genome and Epidemiology Study (KoGES) Consortium (6)
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Design

Study design
Other : Gene-environment study
Follow Up
1st follow up

Marker Paper

http://www.cdc.go.kr/contents.es?mid=a50401010200

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
11,245
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Immigrants: Asian females who have been married to Korean males, and their children and spouses.(n=7191) International cooperation: Married emigrant families and natives in Vietnam/ Females in their 20s and 30s living in Vietnam (n = 4.054)

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : http://www.cdc.go.kr/contents.es?mid=a504010102...