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Trials of Hypertension Prevention (TOHP)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00000528
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 28, 1999
Last Update Posted : March 16, 2016
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
To determine if nonpharmacological interventions, including diet and lifestyle change, could prevent increases in arterial blood pressure leading to systemic hypertension.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cardiovascular Diseases Heart Diseases Hypertension Vascular Diseases Behavioral: diet, sodium-restricted (Phase III) diet, sodium-restricted Behavioral: diet, reducing (Phase III) Phase 3

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Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Study Start Date : September 1986
Study Completion Date : June 1998
Arms and Interventions


Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 54 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Men and women, ages 30 to 54, with high normal diastolic blood pressure between 83 and 89 mm Hg.

Subjects were mildly obese.

Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00000528


Sponsors and Collaborators
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Investigators
OverallOfficial: Charles Hennekens Brigham and Women's Hospital
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00000528     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 47
U01HL037852 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: October 28, 1999    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 16, 2016
Last Verified: December 2005

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Vascular Diseases