Individual Study / SHIP

Study of Health in Pomerania

Study of Health in Pomerania

Initiatives -
To study common risk factors, subclinical disorders and manifest diseases with highly innovative non-invasive methods in the high-risk population of northeast Germany
Start Year
1997
Funding
Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Supplementary Information
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Study_of_Health_in_Pomerania
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Investigators Contacts
  • MD. Dr . Professor Henry Völzke
    University of Greifswald

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
The first 5-year-follow-up was conducted between October 2002 and September 2006.The 11-year follow-up has started in June 2008 and will be completed in autumn 2012.

Marker Paper

ölzke H. Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP). Konzept, Kohortendesign und ausgewählte Ergebnisse [Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP). Concept, design and selected results]. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz. 2012;55(6-7):790-794

PUBMED 22736157

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
7,008
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Women and men aged 20 to 79 years in the northeast of Germany

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

By contacting the study representative