Individual Study / RECORD

The Residential Environment and Coronary heart Disease Study

The Residential Environment and Coronary heart Disease Study

Initiatives -
Start Year
End Year
the Institute for Public Health Research (Institut de Recherche en Santé Publique); the National Institute for Prevention and Health Education (Institut National de Prévention et d'Education pour la Santé) (grants from the Prevention Program 2007; financial support for 2010–11 and 2011–13); the National Institute of Public Health Surveillance (Institut de Veille Sanitaire) (grants from Territory and Health Program); the French Ministries of Research and Health (Epidemiologic Cohorts Grant 2008); the National Health Insurance Office for Salaried Workers (Caisse Nationale d'Assurance Maladie des Travailleurs Salariés); the Ile-de-France Regional Council (Conseil Régional d’Île-de-France, DIM SEnT and CODDIM); the National Research Agency (Agence Nationale de la Recherche) (grants from Health–Environment Program 2005); the Ile-de-France Regional Health Agency (Agence Régionale de Santé); the City of Paris (Ville de Paris); the Ile-de-France Youth, Sports and Social Cohesion Regional Direction (Direction Régionale de la Jeunesse, des Sports et de la Cohésion Sociale); the Swedish Research Council (PI: J.M.); the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (PI: Y.K.).


Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Basille Chaix
    Université Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris


Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
The participants were recruited in 2007–08. For the second wave of the RECORD Study, all of the participants are invited to have another health examination in 2011–12.

Marker Paper

Chaix B, Kestens Y, Bean K, Leal C, Karusisi N, Meghiref K, Burban J, Fon Sing M, Perchoux C, Thomas F, Merlo J, Pannier B. Cohort profile: residential and non-residential environments, individual activity spaces and cardiovascular risk factors and diseases--the RECORD Cohort Study. Int J Epidemiol. 2012 Oct;41(5):1283-92. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyr107. Epub 2011 Jul 7.

PUBMED 21737405


Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Aged 30–79 years (Paris or 111 other municipalities of the metropolitan area)


Availability of data and biosamples