Cardiovascular Risk in Spain. (ENRICA)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jose R Banegas, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid Identifier:
First received: May 27, 2010
Last updated: April 8, 2016
Last verified: April 2016

The purpose of this study is to assess the distribution, awareness and control of main cardiovascular risk factors in the Spanish population. The main study variables are:

  • Lifestyles (tobacco, alcohol, nutrition, physical activity)
  • Biological risk factors either well-established (blood lipids, glucose, insulin and blood pressure) or emergent (leptin, C-reactive protein and other markers of inflammation)

Cardiovascular Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Study on Nutrition and Cardiovascular Risk in Spain.

Further study details as provided by Universidad Autonoma de Madrid:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Cardiovascular Risk Factors Control [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Health-related quality of life [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Use of health care services [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 11991
Study Start Date: March 2008
Study Completion Date: October 2010
Primary Completion Date: June 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

Data collection comprised 3 sequential stages:

  1. computer-assisted telephone interview to obtain information on lifestyle, knowledge and attitudes about cardiovascular disease risk factors, and the signs and symptoms of heart attack and stroke, subjective health, and morbidity;
  2. first homevisit, to collect blood and urine samples for analysis by a central laboratory;
  3. second home visit, to measure anthropometric variables and blood pressure and to administer a computer-assisted dietary history; data on functional limitations are also collected from participants aged 65 years and older.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Community sample representative of the non-institutionalized Spanish population

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Non-institutionalized Spanish resident
  • 18 years and over

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01133093

Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health. Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Madrid, Spain, 28029
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Principal Investigator: Jose R Banegas, MD, PhD Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Principal Investigator: Fernando Rodriguez-Artalejo, MD, PhD Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Jose R Banegas, Professor of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid Identifier: NCT01133093     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ENRICA 
Study First Received: May 27, 2010
Last Updated: April 8, 2016
Health Authority: Spain: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Universidad Autonoma de Madrid:
Cardiovascular risk factors
Nutritional assessment

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases processed this record on May 01, 2016