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Epidemiological Tool To Detect Angina Pectoris in Blacks

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Identifier:
First received: May 25, 2000
Last updated: February 17, 2016
Last verified: April 2002
To develop a prototype questionnaire for the detection of angina pectoris in Blacks.

Cardiovascular Diseases Angina Pectoris Heart Diseases

Study Type: Observational

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

Study Start Date: April 1988
Study Completion Date: March 1990
Detailed Description:


Angina pectoris is often considered a manifestation of coronary artery atherosclerosis that is associated with an increased mortality risk. Overall, coronary heart disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in United States Blacks. In an attempt to standardize the diagnosis of angina pectoris in epidemiologic studies, Rose developed a questionnaire for cardiovascular field surveys which has primarily been used in United States and other white populations. However, in 1988, there were no valid epidemiological tools for the assessment of angina pectoris in Blacks. The development of a cardiovascular survey instrument capable of assessing angina pectoris in Black populations was identified by the Association of Black Cardiologists as an urgent epidemiologic need. Also, such a survey instrument could ultimately enhance knowledge and treatment of cardiovascular disease among Blacks.

The study completion date listed in this record was obtained from the "End Date" entered in the Protocol Registration and Results System (PRS) record.


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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Publications: Identifier: NCT00005218     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1097
R43HL040730 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
Study First Received: May 25, 2000
Last Updated: February 17, 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Angina Pectoris
Chest Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Myocardial Ischemia
Vascular Diseases
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