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Prospective Urban Rural Evaluation (PURE)

Prospective Urban Rural Evaluation (PURE)

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To examine the impact of urbanization on the development of primordial risk factors (for example: physical activity and nutrition changes), primary risk factors (for example: obesity, hypertension, dysglycemia and dyslipidemia, smoking), and CVD. **pure@phri.ca**
Start Year
2000
Funding
Professional in Human Resources - International(PHRI)
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Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Long term follow-up ongoing (current mean of 10 years with >95% FU)for mortality and >90% for morbidity). Repeat clinic visits at 3, 6, 9, 12, and 15 years.

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Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
225,000
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Participants are from more than 1,000 urban and rural communities in 27 high, middle and low-income countries.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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