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Study type

Cohort

Location

USA

PI/Contact

Prof. Michael Gaziano, Dr. Howard Sesso

Entry years

1982 - 2011

Size

Men: 40000    Total: 40000   

Fully recruited?

Yes

Age range at recruitment

40+

Socioeconomic:

Age, Sex, Education, Occupation, Martial status, Ethnicity

Medical History:

Medical History (prior disease), Cancer, Cardiac, Diabetes, Mental health, Respiratory, Stroke, Liver cirrhosis, Chronic kidney disease, Medication

Lifestyle:

Alcohol, Smoking, Other tobacco use, Diet, Physical activity

Physical Measurements:

Height, Weight, BMI, Waist, Hip, Waist-Hip-Ratio, Blood pressure

Biological Measurements:

CRP, Total cholesterol, HDL

Follow-up:

Mortality: Yes    Non-fatal events: Yes   

Blood Samples stored:

Whole Blood, Plasma, Buffy Coat