Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA)

This study has been completed.
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Identifier:
First received: May 25, 2000
Last updated: September 21, 2010
Last verified: April 2009

To measure changes in coronary heart disease risk factors in cohorts of Black and white males and females 18 to 30 years of age at baseline. Also, to identify life styles during this age span which influence these changes in risk factors.

Cardiovascular Diseases
Coronary Disease
Heart Diseases
Diabetes Mellitus

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

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

Study Start Date: January 1984
Study Completion Date: September 2008
Primary Completion Date: September 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Black and white males and females 18 to 30 years of age at baseline.


No eligibility criteria

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00005130

Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Carr Wake Forest School of Medicine
Principal Investigator: Robert Detrano Harbor-UCLA Research and Development Institute
Principal Investigator: Cora Lewis University of Alabama at Birmingham
Principal Investigator: Kiang Liu Northwestern University
Principal Investigator: Daniel O'Leary Tufts Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Pamela Schreiner University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Principal Investigator: Stephen Sidney Kaiser Foundation Research Institute
Principal Investigator: O. Williams University of Alabama at Birmingham
Principal Investigator: Nathan Wong University of California at Irvine
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Additional Information:
No publications provided by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00005130     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1000
Study First Received: May 25, 2000
Last Updated: September 21, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary Disease
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Heart Diseases
Myocardial Ischemia
Vascular Diseases processed this record on August 27, 2015