Individual Study / SHHEC

Scottish Heart Health Extended Cohort

Scottish Heart Health Extended Cohort

Initiatives -
This consists of two overlapping studies which share a common protocol and methods: the Scottish Heart Health Study randomly recruited men and women aged 40-59 across 22 Scottish districts in 1984-1987; Scottish MONICA similarly recruited men and women aged 25-64 in Edinburgh and North Glasgow in 1986, and in North Glasgow again in 1989, 1992 (to 74), and in 1995 as part of the WHO MONICA Project.
Start Year
1984
End Year
2016
Funding
The Institute of Cardiovascular Research (TICR)
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Mark Woodward
    The George Institute for Global Health

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up

Marker Paper

Tunstall-Pedoe H, Peters SAE, Woodward M, Struthers AD, Belch JJF. Twenty-Year Predictors of Peripheral Arterial Disease Compared With Coronary Heart Disease in the Scottish Heart Health Extended Cohort (SHHEC). J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Sep 18;6(9):e005967. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.117.005967. Erratum in: J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Dec 23;6(12):e004215.

PUBMED 28923990

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
18,107
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Men and women aged 25-74 years

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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