Individual Study / MONICA Friulli

MONICA Friulli

MONICA Friulli

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
1994
End Year
1998
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Diego Vanuzzo
    Centre for Cardiovascular Diseases

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Four cohorts were recruited, the BiomarCaRE project will focus on Cohort 3 collected in 1994 (participation rate, 71%) consisting of men and women aged 25-64 years and cohort 4 collected in 1995-96, (participation rate, 90% consisting of men and women aged 45-64 years. Follow up through registry linkage is available until 1998 collected through the framework of the Progetto Cuore.

Marker Paper

Stegmayr B, Asplund K, Kuulasmaa K, Rajakangas AM, Thorvaldsen P, Tuomilehto J. Stroke incidence and mortality correlated to stroke risk factors in the WHO MONICA Project. An ecological study of 18 populations. Stroke. 1997;28(7):1367-1374. doi:10.1161/01.str.28.7.1367

PUBMED 9227685

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
40,000
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other