The PRIME study
The PRIME study examined the classic and putative cardiovascular risk factors to explain the large difference in heart disease incidence between Ireland and France.
- Start Year
- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- Follow up until 2004 (Toulouse, Strasbourg and Lille) and until 2012 (Belfast)
Yarnell JW. The PRIME study: classical risk factors do not explain the severalfold differences in risk of coronary heart disease between France and Northern Ireland. Prospective Epidemiological Study of Myocardial Infarction. QJM. 1998 Oct;91(10):667-76. doi: 10.1093/qjmed/91.10.667.
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
- Supplementary Information
- Men aged 50-59; from Belfast, Northern Ireland (N=2,745) and Lille (N=2,633), Toulouse (N=2,610) and Strasbourg (N=2,612) in France
Availability of data and biosamples
No coverage data about the variables classifications are available.