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Honolulu Heart Program

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Identifier:
First received: May 25, 2000
Last updated: April 13, 2016
Last verified: September 2004
To investigate coronary heart disease and stroke among American men of Japanese ancestry who were living on the island of Oahu in 1965. Morbidity and mortality surveillance of the original cohort is continuing.

Cardiovascular Diseases
Coronary Disease
Cerebrovascular Accident
Heart Diseases
Heart Failure, Congestive
Myocardial Infarction
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Heart Failure

Study Type: Observational

Further study details as provided by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI):

Study Start Date: July 1965
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2002
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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 100 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
No eligibility criteria
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00005123

Sponsors and Collaborators
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
OverallOfficial: J. Curb Kuakini Medical Center
OverallOfficial: Jess Curb Kuakini Medical Center
  More Information

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Reed D: Social Stress, Social Support and Hypertension Among Japanese Men in Hawaii. In Proceedings of the Second Intercontinental Symposium on Hypertension and the Japanese. Molokai, Hawaii. Japan, Medical Tribune, pp 21-30, 1983
Yano K, Reed DM, MacLean CJ: Coffee Consumption and Coronary Heart Disease. N Engl J Med (letter) 316(15):946, 1987
Reed DM: Predictors of a Long Healthy Life Among Japanese Men in Hawaii. In: Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases: an Approach to Active Long Life. Yamori Y, Lenfant C (Eds). Elsevier Science Publishers, pp 225-234, 1987
Belsky JL, Kagan A, Syme SL: Epidemiologic Studies of Coronary Heart Disease and Stroke in Japanese Men Living in Japan, Hawaii and California: Research Plan. ABCC TR 12-71, 1971
Rhoads GG, Zeegen PD, Glober GA, Boelling GM: The Epidemiology of Pterygium a High Risk Population. Transactions of Pacific Coast Oto-Ophthalmological Society pp 163-173, 1972
Kagan A: The World Wide Investigation of the Epidemiology of Coronary Heart Disease. J Hiroshima Med Assoc 26:10:1145-1157, 1973
Winkelstein W Jr: Cooperative Studies of Blood Pressure in Japanese in Japan, Hawaii and the United States. In Epidemiology and Control of Hypertension Paul O (Ed.) Miami: Symposia Specialists, pp 101-114, 1975
Kagan A: Epidemiology of Hypertension and Stroke in Oceania. In Hypertension and Stroke Control in the Community Hatano S, Shigematsu I, Strasser T (Eds.) Geneva: World Health Organization, pp 97-105, 1976
Kagan A, Popper J, Rhoads GG, Takeya Y, Kato H, Brown-Goode G, Marmot MG: Epidemiologic Studies of Coronary Heart Disease and Stroke in Japanese Men Living in Japan, Hawaii, and California: Prevalence of Stroke. In Cerebrovascular Diseases, Tenth Princeton Conference Scheinberg P (Ed.) New York: Raven Press, pp 267-277, 1976
Takeya Y, Kato H, Kagan A, Popper J, Rhoads GG, Browne Goode G, Marmot M: Epidemiologic Study of Stroke in Japanese Men Living in Japan, Hawaii and California: Prevalence of Stroke. In Gene-Environment Interaction in Common Diseases Inouye E, Nishimura H (Eds.) University of Tokyo Press, pp 15-18, 1977
Kagan A, Marmot MG, Kato H: The Ni-Hon-San Study of Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology: Population Characteristics and Epidemiology of Stroke. In Epidemiology of Arterial Blood Pressure. Kesteloot H, Joossens JV (Eds.). The Hague/Boston/London: Martinus Nijhoff, pp 423-436, 1980, 0000
Marmot MG, Kagan A, Kato H: Hypertension and Heart Disease in the Ni-Hon-San Study. In Epidemiology of Arterial Blood Pressure. Kesteloot H, Joossens JV (Eds.). The Hague/Boston/London: Martinus Nijhoff, pp 437-452, 1980 Identifier: NCT00005123     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 902
Study First Received: May 25, 2000
Last Updated: April 13, 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Failure
Lung Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Heart Diseases
Myocardial Infarction
Aortic Aneurysm
Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Myocardial Ischemia
Vascular Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neurocognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders
Aortic Diseases
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