Individual Study / MONICA Newcastle

MONICA Newcastle

MONICA Newcastle

Initiatives -
The objectives of the MONICA Newcastle Study were to measure the trends in coronary heart disease (CHD) morbidity and mortality and to assess the extent to which these trends are related to changes in known risk factors, daily living habits, health care, and major socioeconomic features measured at the same time in defined communities in different countries.
Start Year
1984
End Year
1994
Funding
e National Heart Foundation of Australia, the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia, the New South Wales Department of Health and the Hunter Area Health Service.

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

McElduff, Patrick & Dobson, Annette & Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2000). The WHO MONICA study, Australia, 1984-93 : a summary of the Newcastle and Perth MONICA projects. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Canberra

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
2,466
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
People aged between 25 and 69 years in Newcastle

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other