Individual Study / MONICA Catalonia

MONICA Catalonia

MONICA Catalonia

Initiatives -
The WHO Multinational MONItoring of Trends and Determinants in CArdiovascular Disease (MONICA) Project was the most comprehensive approach to better understanding disease etiology, incidence and trends at the population level
Start Year
1986
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Investigators Contacts
  • Susana Sans
    Institute of Health Studies

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Baseline examinations were carried out in 1986-1988 for cohort 1 (Round 1) of N=2,571, response rate was 74%. Cohort 2 (Round 1) was collected in 1990-1992 (N=2,936), response rate was 67%.Follow up until 1997 for Cohort 1 and until 1999 for Cohort 2 was achieved through follow up questionnaires and record linkage with MONICA registers, national mortality index register and hospital discharge registers.

Marker Paper

Sans S, Puigdefábregas A, Paluzie G, Monterde D, Balaguer-Vintró I. Increasing trends of acute myocardial infarction in Spain: the MONICA-Catalonia Study. Eur Heart J. 2005;26(5):505-515. doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehi068

PUBMED 15618037

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
5,507
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Participants are from metropolitan area of Barcelona, Spain and aged 35-74 years old.

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Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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