Atherosclerosis Risk in Community Study
Alternate Titles(s): ARIC
- The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study is a prospective epidemiological study conducted in four U.S. communities. ARIC is designed to investigate the causes of atherosclerosis and its clinical outcomes, and variations in cardiovascular risk factors, medical care, and disease by race, gender, location, and date. ARIC consists of two parts: a Cohort Component and a Community Surveillance Component. Data includes physiological data about participants, health history, dietary history, medication history, ECG data, demographic details, and administrative data.
- 1987 - Present
- Geographic Coverage
MarylandMinnesotaMississippi (state)North Carolina
Adult (19 years - 64 years)
Senior (65 years - 79 years)
Aged (80 years and over)
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