Hispanic Community Health Study / Study of Latinos
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Sponsor||National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)|
|Start date||January 2006|
|End date||June 2013|
|Trial size||16400 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT02060344, HCHS-SOL, HHSN268201300001I, HHSN268201300002I, HHSN268201300003I, HHSN268201300004I, HHSN268201300005I, HHSN268201300024C|
The Hispanic Community Health Study / Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) is a multi-center epidemiologic study in Hispanic/Latino populations to determine the role of acculturation in the prevalence and development of disease, and to identify risk factors playing a protective or harmful role in Hispanics/Latinos.
Prevalence of cardiovascular and pulmonary disease risk factors in Hispanics/Latinos
time frame: Visit 2 data collection through 2019, preliminary and final analyses through 2019, Annual Follow-up through 2019
Male or female participants from 18 years up to 74 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: • Hispanic/Latino persons living in the US, aged 18-74 in four communities: San Diego, Bronx NY, Chicago, and Miami.Examination of the cohort following a standardized protocol Exclusion Criteria: - Plans to move from the region within 6 months. - Unable to complete the study questionnaires in English or Spanish. - Women who are pregnant.
|Official title||Hispanic Community Health Study / Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL)|
|Principal investigator||Jianwen Cai, PhD|
|Description||Study goals include studying the prevalence and development of disease in Hispanics/Latinos, the role of acculturation, and to identify risk factors that play protective or harmful roles in Hispanics/Latinos. The target population of 16,000 persons of Hispanic/Latino origin, specifically Cuban, Puerto Rican, Mexican, and Central/South American, to be recruited through four Field Centers affiliated with San Diego State University, Northwestern University in Chicago, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx area of New York, and the University of Miami. Seven additional academic centers serve as scientific and logistical support centers. Study participants aged 18-74 years underwent an extensive clinic exam and assessments to determine baseline risk factors. Annual follow-up interviews will be conducted for 2-4 years to determine health outcomes of interest. Study results will be disseminated through scientific journals and also conveyed to the communities involved in the study in order to improve public health at the local level. Annual follow-up interviews will be conducted for 2-4 years to determine health outcomes of interest. Study results will be disseminated through scientific journals and also conveyed to the communities involved in the study in order to improve public health at the local level.|
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