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Nurses' Health Study (Cardiovascular Component)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00005152
First Posted: May 26, 2000
Last Update Posted: July 14, 2017
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Collaborator:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
JoAnn E. Manson, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  Purpose
To determine the relationships of hormonal factors, a variety of nutrients, diabetes, exercise, and brand of cigarettes smoked with the subsequent risk of coronary heart disease, pulmonary embolism, and stroke in a cohort of female registered nurses.

Condition
Cardiovascular Diseases Diabetes Mellitus Coronary Disease Heart Diseases Cerebrovascular Accident Pulmonary Embolism Angina Pectoris Myocardial Infarction Menopause Postmenopause

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Nurses' Health Study (Cardiovascular Component)

Further study details as provided by JoAnn E. Manson, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Cardiovascular disease [ Time Frame: every 2 years during course of the study, up to 28 years ]

Enrollment: 121700
Study Start Date: August 1980
Study Completion Date: August 2008
Primary Completion Date: August 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
See "Detailed Description"
Criteria
No eligibility criteria
  Contacts and Locations
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Sponsors and Collaborators
Brigham and Women's Hospital
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: JoAnn E Manson, MD, DrPH Brigham and Women's Hospital
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Additional Information:
Publications:
Stampfer MJ, Colditz GA, Willett WC, Rosner B, Speizer FE, Hennekens CH: Coronary Risk Factors in Women - the Nurses' Health Study Experience. In: Proceedings of an NIH Workshop on Coronary Heart Disease in Women, Eaker ED, Packard B, Wenger NK et al (Eds). Haymarket Doyma, Inc. New York, 1987

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: JoAnn E. Manson, MD, Principal Investigator, Brigham and Women's Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00005152     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1024
R01HL034594-21 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Submitted: May 25, 2000
First Posted: May 26, 2000
Last Update Posted: July 14, 2017
Last Verified: July 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Infarction
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Myocardial Infarction
Embolism
Pulmonary Embolism
Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Stroke
Angina Pectoris
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Ischemia
Pathologic Processes
Necrosis
Myocardial Ischemia
Vascular Diseases
Embolism and Thrombosis
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Arteriosclerosis
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Chest Pain
Pain