Overview Studies

Baseline studies:

Study

Survey period

Focus

Participants

MONICA-Survey S1

1984/85

Cardio-vascular diseases, risk factors

n = 4,022, aged 25-64

MONICA-Survey S2

1989/90

Cardio-vascular diseases, risk factors

n = 4,940, aged 25-74

MONICA-Survey S3

1994/95

Cardio-vascular diseases, risk factors

n = 4,856, aged 25-74

KORA S4 (Survey 2000)

1999-2001

Diabetes, Cardio-vascular diseases, risk factors

n = 4,261, aged 25-74



Follow-up studies:

Study

Survey period

Focus

Participants

Follow-up of S1

1987/88

Cardio-vascular diseases

n = 3,753

KORA-F3 (follow-up of S3)

2004/05

Cardio-vascular diseases

n = 2,974

KORA F4 (follow-up of S4)

2006/08

Diabetes, cardio-vascular diseases, risk factors

n = 3,080

KORA FoLu (F4 follow up lung)

2010

Follow-up examination of lung function

n = 1,052

KORA FF4 (2. follow-up of S4)

2013/14

Diabetes, cardio-vascular diseases, risk factors

n = 2,279



Health surveys:

Study

Survey period

Focus

Participants

GEFU1 Health Survey

1997/98

Cardio-vascular diseases

n = 9,631 (S1 - S3)

GEFU2 Health Survey

2002/03

Cardio-vascular diseases, diabetes and cancer

n = 9,145 (S1 - S3)

GEFU3 Health Survey

2008/09

Cardio-vascular diseases, diseases, cancer, well-being and quality of life

n = 11,287 (S1 – S4)

 

Studies on specific topics:

- Myocardial infarction:

Study

Survey period

Focus

Participants

Myocardial Infarction Register

since 1985

Acute myocardial infarction and sudden cardiac death

about 1,000 cases per year

1-year follow-up of myocardial infarction patients

1985–94

Post-infarction progress

all

A22-Study of PHFV

1994/95

Long-term survival after myocardial infarction

n = 832 myocardial infarction patients

KORA-B Myocardial Infarction Family Study

1996/97

Myocardial infarction

Participants from the Myocardial Infarction Register and their relatives

EU HEAPSS-Studie

1995-2000

Myocardial infarction follow-up

n = 1,565 myocardial infarction patients

MAGIC-Controls Study

2002/03

Heart rhythm disorders and genetics

n = 880 from S4

Myocardial Infarction Prevention Study 2006

2006

Postal follow-up on the health of heart attack patients

n = 2,950 myocardial infarction patients

Myocardial Infarction Prevention Study 2011

2011

Postal follow-up on the health of myocardial infarction patients

Myocardial infarction patients



- Diabetes:

Study

Survey period

Focus

Participants

KORA-A Diabetes Follow-up Study

1997/98

Diabetes

n = 1,013 from the Myocardial Infarction Register, S2 and S3

Diabetes Family Study

2001/02

Diabetes and genetics

approx. n = 1,800, 600 families



- Environment and diseases:

Study

Survey period

Focus

Participants

HEI-Augsburg

1999-2001

Myocardial infarction and air pollution

n = 906 myocardial infarction patients

AIRGENE

2003/04

Myocardial infarction and air pollution

n = 220

EPASTAR 2 Study

2007/08

Health effects of air pollution on diabetics

about 240 participants (diabetics, genetic susceptibility, check-up)

ESCAPE

since 1984

Geo-environmental data

n = 17,990 from S1-S4



- Asthma/Allergies:

Study

Survey period

Focus

Participants

KORA-C/D Asthma and Allergy Study

1997-99

Asthma, allergies: risk factors and costs

n = 1,537 from S3

Alternative treatment for allergy sufferers

1999-2000

Telephone interviews

Sub-sample of KORA C participants



- Health in old age:

Study

Survey period

Focus

Participants

MEMO old age

1997/98

Neurology

n = 385 from S2,

aged 65–83

Fracture study

1999

Fractures, lifestyle

n = 458 from S3,

aged 58+

KORA-Age

2008-2012

Telephone interview and examination (subsample) on morbidity in old age

n = 4,127, aged 65+, 1,079 of whom with an examination and 822 with a follow-up examination



Intervention studies:

Study

Survey period

Focus

Participants

KORINNA

2008/13

Intervention study on post-infarction care

n = 340 myocardial infarction patients aged 65+

 

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