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International Programs Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00005312
First Posted: May 26, 2000
Last Update Posted: March 17, 2014
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Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  Purpose
To continue the work of the Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center (CSCC) on international studies in cardiopulmonary disease epidemiology. The work was being performed under bilateral agreements that the NHLBI had entered into with Russia, The People's Republic of China and Pakistan. The contract provided nutritional, epidemiologic and biostatistical services in support of these studies.

Condition
Cardiovascular Diseases Heart Diseases Lung Diseases

Study Type: Observational

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

Study Start Date: January 1990
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2002
Detailed Description:

BACKGROUND:

Computer processing, biostatistical, and epidemiological services at the Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center (CSCC) had been funded previously as part of the NHLBI Lipid Research Clinics (LRC) contracts. In FY 1990, contract N01HV08112 was awarded separately from the LRC for the first time and provided services for collaborative studies carried out under NHLBI international bilateral agreements with the USSR, Poland, and the People's Republic of China. The assistance has provided important contributions to large-scale, international epidemiological studies resulting from bilateral agreements between the United States and other countries. The results of these efforts have provided insights into different disease patterns and trends throughout the world.

DESIGN NARRATIVE:

The CSCC coordinated data collection and data file transfer, coordinated scientific meetings, visited the collaborating countries, hosted collaborative scientists, and directed data analysis, combining data from all countries.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
No eligibility criteria
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00005312


Sponsors and Collaborators
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Investigators
OverallOfficial: Clarence Davis University of North Carolina
  More Information

Publications:
Burke GL, Rywik S, Pajak A, et al: Mortality attributable to hypertension in Eastern Europe compared to the United States. CVD Prevention, 3:213-220, 2000.

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00005312     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4068
First Submitted: May 25, 2000
First Posted: May 26, 2000
Last Update Posted: March 17, 2014
Last Verified: July 2004

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases