Individual Study / Tromso Heart Study

Thelle_N Engl J Med_1983

Thelle_N Engl J Med_1983

Initiatives -
To examine the relation between coffee consumption and levels of serum total cholesterol, high-density-lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, and triglycerides. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
2010

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Jang Jin-Young
    Seoul National University College of Medicine

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Thelle DS, Arnesen E, Forde OH. The Tromso Heart Study: Does coffee raise serum cholesterol? N Engl J Med 1983;308:1454-7.doi: 10.1056/NEJM198306163082405

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
16,621
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Men born between 1925 nd 1959 and women born between 1930 and 1959, all of whom were living in the minicipality of Tromso (Norway)

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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