The Shanghai Changfeng Study: a community-based prospective cohort study of chronic diseases among middle-aged and elderly: objectives and design

X Gao, Bert Hofman, Y Hu, HD Lin, CW (ChouWen) Zhu, J (Hans) Jeekel, XJ Jin, JY Wang, JA Gao, YQ Yin, NQ Zhao

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Abstract

The Shanghai Changfeng Study is a community-based prospective cohort study of chronic diseases ongoing since February 2009 in Shanghai, China. The study focuses on multiple chronic diseases, including obesity and metabolic syndrome, diabetes, osteoporosis, liver diseases, cardiovascular diseases and neurologic diseases. 15,000 subjects of 40 years or over are planned to be recruited. The rationale, objectives and design of this study are described in this paper.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)885-893
Number of pages9
JournalEuropean Journal of Epidemiology
Volume25
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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