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Evans County Studies

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00005122
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 26, 2000
Last Update Posted : March 16, 2016
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Brief Summary:
To conduct surveillance of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality and its correlation with known risk factors in all cohort study groups in Evans County, Georgia.

Condition or disease
Cardiovascular Diseases Heart Diseases Myocardial Infarction Angina Pectoris Cerebrovascular Accident Coronary Disease Ischemic Attack, Transient

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Study Type : Observational
Study Start Date : July 1958
Actual Study Completion Date : August 1995

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 100 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
No eligibility criteria
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Hames CG: An Urgent Methodological Need for Antioxidant Research as Seen by an Epidemiologist. Book, Selenium in Biology and Medicine, 3rd lnterntl Symposium, Beijing, China, Part B, 1987
McDonough JR, Hames CG, Griffin LH, Edwards AJ: Observations on Serum Cholesterol Levels in the Twin Population of Evans County, Ga. Circulation, XXV: June 1963
Lichtman MA, Hames CG, McDonough JR: Serum Gamma Globulin Levels Among Negroes and Whites in Evans County, Ga. Clin Res, 13:30, 1965
Hames CG, McDonough JR, Stulb SC, Garrison G: Physical Activity and Ischemic Heart Disease Among Negroes and Whites in Evans County, Ga. Prevention of Ischemic Heart Disease: Principles and Practice by Wilhelm Raab, Charles Thomas, Publisher, 1966
McDonough JR, Garrison GE, Hames CG: Blood Pressure and Hypertensive Disease Among Negroes and Whites in Evans County, Ga. In Epidemiology of Hypertension, Grune & Stratton, Inc., 1967
Lichtman MA, McDonough JR, Hames CG: Serum Gamma Globulin Concentration in Related and Non-Related Subjects. Hum Biol, 39:No 3, Sept. 1967
Hames CG: Inter-Disciplinary Findings of the Evans County Epidemiological Research Project, Workshop-Conference, Fundamental Data on Reactions of Vascular Tissue in Man, Lindau, W. Germany, April 19-25, 1970
Hames CG: The Correlation of Ischemic Heart Disease with Social Class Among Whites and Blacks in a Total Community Epidemiological Study. Lex et Scientia, 7: No 2, April-June 1970
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Tyroler HA, Heyden S, Hames CG: Weight and Hypertension: Evans County Studies in Blacks and Whites. In Paul O (Ed) Epidemiology and Control of Hypertension, Second International Symposium on the Epidemiology of Hypertension, Chicago Heart Association, 1974
Hames CG: Most likely to Succeed as a Candidate for a Coronary Attack. New Horizons in Cardiovascular Practice, University Park Press, 1975
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Olewine DA, Simpson MT, Ramsey FR, Thomas G, Hames CG: Submaximal Exercise Response to Plasma and Urinary Catecholamines in Young Adult Males of Different Aerobic Capacities. Physiologist, 19:(No. 3), August, 1976
Chah CC, Caster WO, Combs GF, Hames CG, and Heyden S: Macro and Micro Elements and the Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease. Trace Sub in Environ Health X, 1976
Farmer PK, Olewine DA, Comer DW, Edwards ME, Coleman TM, Thomas G, Hames CG: Frontalis Muscle Tension and Occipital Alpha Production in Young Males with Coronary Prone (Type A) and Coronary Resistant (Type B) Behavior Patterns: Effects of Exercise. Med and Sci in Sports, 10:51, 1978
Hames CG, Heyden S, Prineas R, Heiss G, Comberg HU, Sneiderman CH: The Natural History of Hypertension in Evans County, Ga. ln: Athero- sclerosis: Its Pediatric Aspects, Grune & Stratton, 1978
Heyden S, Manegold CH, Hames CG, and Patzschke U: Natriumbeschrankung als therapeutische und praventive maBnahme bei Hypertonie. Aktuelle Ernahrungsmedizin, June, 1978
Olewine DA, Thomas G, Simpson MT, Hames CG: 24 Hour Urinary Steroid Excretion Pattern in Young Males with Type A and Type B Behavior Patterns. Physiologist, 21:4, Aug, 1978
Comberg HU, Stern B: Blutdrucksenkung Bei Linolsaurereicher Diat-Zwei Pilotstudien. Aktuelle Ernahrungsmedizin in Klinik Und Praxis. Ban 3, Heft 5, Oct, 1978
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Manegold Ch, Patzsche U: Serumkalium Bei 198 MIT Benzothiadiazin (Chlorthalidon) Behandelten Essentiellen Hypertonikern Wahrend Vier Jahren. Herz Keizlaug, 10, Nr. 12 (1978)
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Tyroler HA: Editorial - John C. Cassel Memorial Symposium. J. Chronic Dis. 33:261, 1980
Heyden S, Nelius SJ, Hames CG: Obesity, Salt Intake and Hypertension. J Cardiovasc Med. Nov, 1980
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Patzschke U, Wolff Ch, Muhlbaier LH, Manegold Ch: Serumpipide Bei Essentiellen Hypertonikern Unter Chlortalidontherapie. Therapiewoche, 31:3405-3414, 1981
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Tyroler HA, Hames CG: Hypertension and its Correlates in Relation to Twenty Year Mortality in Black Residents of Evans County, Ga. Saunders E, Hall WD, Shulman NB (Eds), in: Hypertension in Blacks; Epidemiology, Pathology, and Physiology and Treatment, Emory University School of Medicine, Chapter 3, 1985
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Hypertension Control in Black Women Would Have Major Health Impact: lntern Med News, July 15-31, 1986. (published interview).
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Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00005122    
Other Study ID Numbers: 901
R37HL003341 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: May 26, 2000    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 16, 2016
Last Verified: June 2000
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Ischemic Attack, Transient
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Myocardial Infarction
Coronary Disease
Angina Pectoris
Pathologic Processes
Myocardial Ischemia
Vascular Diseases
Chest Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Brain Ischemia