The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Growth and Health Study
- Start Year
- End Year
- National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases (MH57897) and a grant from National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) (HL/DK71122). Also supported by contracts HC55023-26 and Cooperative Agreements U01-HL-48941-44 from NHLBI. NIH grants (HL52911, HC55025, HL66430 and HL48941)
- Supplementary Information
- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- During 1986-1997, girls attended 10 annual “clinic visits”. Between 1998 and 2001, a single telephone interview was conducted with participants who were then between ages 21 and 23.
Thompson DR, Obarzanek E, Franko DL, Barton BA, Morrison J, Biro FM, Daniels SR, Striegel-Moore RH. Childhood overweight and cardiovascular disease risk factors: the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Growth and Health Study. J Pediatr. 2007 Jan;150(1):18-25. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2006.09.039.
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
Availability of data and biosamples