Individual Study / NHAPC

Nutrition and Health of Aging Population in China

Nutrition and Health of Aging Population in China

Initiatives -
To investigate the effects of environmental and genetic factors and their interaction on the development of age-related chronic diseases. *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
2005
Funding
This study was funded by Grants KSCX2-2-25, 04DZ14007 and 200306 from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, from the Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality and from the Shanghai-Unilever Research Development Fund.

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Prof. Xu Lin
    Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Ye X, Yu Z, Li H, Franco OH, Liu Y, Lin X. Distributions of C-reactive protein and its association with metabolic syndrome in middle-aged and older Chinese people. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007 May 1;49(17):1798-805. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2007.01.065. Epub 2007 Apr 16.

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Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
3,289
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
1,458 men and 1,831 women age 50 to 70 years.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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