Stanford Five-City Multifactor Risk Reduction Study
To conduct a large-scale demonstration and education project designed to evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of long-term community health education directed toward lowering cardiovascular disease risk, morbidity, and mortality. Targeted risk factors included general lifestyle, smoking, blood pressure, nutrition and weight, and exercise. The program was evaluated by biennial cross-sectional independent surveys, longitudinal studies, and morbidity and mortality surveillance.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Natural History|
|Study Start Date:||July 1978|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||February 1998|
|Investigator:||Stephen Fortmann||Stanford University|