Primary Prevention Study: Study on Obesity, Cardiovascular and Psycho-Social Characteristics in the City of Merzig
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00111059
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2005 by University Hospital, Saarland. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
Cardiovascular risk factors and psycho-social characteristics will be determined in obese and non-obese patients in the setting of primary medical care.
Condition or disease
Cardiovascular risk factors and psycho-social characteristics will be determined using a questionnaire in primary care physician offices in the city of Merzig, Germany. We will recruit all people (age>18y) with a body-mass index (BMI) > 30 kg/m2 plus patients in the two following participating physician offices: Praxisnetz and Merzig. Cardiovascular risk will be assessed using the PROCAM (Munster Heart Study), ESC (European Society of Cardiology) and Framingham risk scores. Psycho-social factors will be recorded according to the methodology of the INTERHEART study.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Age 18 or > 18
BMI > 30 kg/m2
Presenting to a participating primary care physician