Individual Study / MONICA Kaunas

MONICA Kaunas

MONICA Kaunas

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. *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
1983
End Year
2008

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Abdonas Tamosiunas
    Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Tamosiunas A, Luksiene D, Baceviciene M, et al. Health factors and risk of all-cause, cardiovascular, and coronary heart disease mortality: findings from the MONICA and HAPIEE studies in Lithuania. PLoS One. 2014;9(12):e114283. Published 2014 Dec 5. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0114283

PUBMED 25479610

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
2,114
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Aged 35-64 years old

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other