|Shahrekord Cohort Study |
| |Shahrekord cohort study (SCS) that is a population-based prospective, study on a cohort consisting of people aged 35-70 years started in November 2015 in Iran. This study was conducted with observance of the Declaration of Helsinki and the National Ethical Guidelines in Biomedical Research in Iran. As well, the study protocol was approved by the Ethics Committee of the SKUMS (IR.SKUMS.REC 1394.286) at regional and national scales. All participants provided signed and fingerprinted informed written consent according to the Guidelines enforced by the Ethics Committee of the SKUMS. Annual follow-ups of the cohort were designed to be conducted up to 2036. The sample size of the original cohort is 10725 people. Exposures (a detailed demographic, socioeconomic, general health, quality of life, physical activity, anthropometric indexes, stress, health literacy, social capital, nutrition and eating habits, occupational history, living place, blindness, deafness, electrocardiography, Lung capacities, sleep, smoking and alcohol, contact to animals, medical history, used drugs and supplements) were measured by relevant standard methods and questionnaires. Incidence of common NCDs (cardiovascular diseases, cancer, gastrointestinal, respiratory, renal, hepatic, and neurological diseases), trend of risk factors, hospitalization, disability, and death were considered the outcomes of the cohort. Routine hematologic and biochemical tests were conducted and an all-inclusive biobank (blood, hair, nail, and urine specimens) of the cohort was stored for future studies. All steps of data collection and examinations are directly monitored by the quality control team. The SCS is a unique study conducted in Iran that is a notable work given the climate conditions and ethnicity population (especially in Bakhtiari) of this region. By providing high quality the protocol and introduce it, the SCS can serve as a solid foundation for management and researchers in southwest of Iran. The SCS provides prerequisites for collaboration and regional, national, and international studies on NCDs. Data are available at the modeling in health research center, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran, for any collaboration. Access to the data is available for interest researchers from Main PI: Dr. Ali Ahmadi, Epidemiologist (email@example.com) .
|تاریخ به روز رسانی: ||1396/08/12 |
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