Individual Study / Zutphen Elderly Study

The Zutphen Elderly study - Expansion of the Zutphen cohort

The Zutphen Elderly study - Expansion of the Zutphen cohort

Initiatives -
The survey consisted of three parts: a similar cardiovascular examination as in the first 25 years of the study, a dietary survey and a questionnaire that provided information about the physical, mental and social aspects of health.
Start Year
1985
End Year
2000
Funding
By grants from the Netherlands Prevention Foundation, The Hague
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Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr Brian Buijsse
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment
  • Dr. Professor Daan Kromhout
    University Medical Center Groningen

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Municipal registries provided information on vital status and were checked at 5-year intervals. Follow-up surveys in 1990, 1995 and 2000 and in 1990 also a physical performance test and a glucose tolerance test were carried out.

Marker Paper

Buijsse B, Feskens EJ, Kok FJ, Kromhout D. Cocoa intake, blood pressure, and cardiovascular mortality: the Zutphen Elderly Study. Arch Intern Med. 2006 Feb 27;166(4):411-7. doi: 10.1001/archinte.166.4.411.

PUBMED 16505260

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
939
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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