Individual Study / VHM&PP

Vorarlberg Health Monitoring and Promotion Programme

Vorarlberg Health Monitoring and Promotion Programme

Initiatives -
Risk factor surveillance program in Vorarlberg, the westernmost province of Austria (height, weight, smoking, serum measurements, and sociode- mographic factors, such as marital and work status).
Start Year
1985
End Year
2005
Supplementary Information
https://www.i-med.ac.at/msig/mitarbeiter/ulmer/vhmpp.html.de
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Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Gabriele Nagel
    Ulm University

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Supplementary Information
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12254-011-0249-4

Marker Paper

Ulmer H, Kelleher C, Diem G, Concin H. Long-term tracking of cardiovascular risk factors among men and women in a large population-based health system: the Vorarlberg Health Monitoring & Promotion Programme. Eur Heart J. 2003;24(11):1004-1013. doi:10.1016/s0195-668x(03)00170-2

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
180,000
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other