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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
First Posted : May 17, 2005
Last Update Posted : June 24, 2005
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Information provided by:
University Hospital, Saarland

Brief Summary:
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
Obesity Cardiovascular Disease Depression Stress

Detailed Description:
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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Study Type : Observational
Enrollment : 600 participants
Observational Model: Case-Control
Time Perspective: Other
Official Title: Cross-Sectional Case-Control Study on Obesity, Cardiovascular and Psycho-Social Characteristics in the City of Merzig
Study Start Date : January 2005
Study Completion Date : April 2006

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 18 or > 18
  • BMI > 30 kg/m2
  • Presenting to a participating primary care physician

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age < 18

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Locations
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Germany
Klinik Innere Medizin III, Universitätsklinikum des Saarlandes Recruiting
Homburg, Saarland, Germany, 66421
Contact: Ulrich Laufs, PD Dr    +49-(0)6841-162 ext 3000    ulrich@laufs.com   
Principal Investigator: Ulrich Laufs, PD Dr         
Principal Investigator: Volker Rettig-Ewen, Dr         
Praxisnetz Merzig Recruiting
Merzig, Saarland, Germany, 66663
Contact: Volker Rettig-Ewen, Dr    +49-(0)6861-992902      
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Saarland
Publications:
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00111059    
Other Study ID Numbers: 1
First Posted: May 17, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 24, 2005
Last Verified: May 2005
Keywords provided by University Hospital, Saarland:
obesity
cardiovascular disease
depression
stress
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Cardiovascular Diseases
Obesity
Depression
Overnutrition
Nutrition Disorders
Overweight
Body Weight
Behavioral Symptoms