The ATTICA Study

Overview

Acronym
ATTICA
Investigators
  • Prof. Demosthenes Panagiotakos

    Harokopio University in Athens

  • Prof. Christos Pitsavos

    National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Contacts
  • Prof. Demosthenes Panagiotakos

    Harokopio University in Athens

General Design

Study design
Cohort
Start Year
2001
General Information on Follow Up (profile, frequency)
After the baseline, there were two follow-up examinations. In 2006, the ATTICA study’s investigators performed the intermediate 5-year follow-up and during 2011-12 they performed the 10-year follow-up.
Recruitment Target
  • Individuals
Number of Participants
3,042
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
3,042

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Possible Access to Data
Possible Access to Biosamples
Other

Marker Paper

Pitsavos C, Panagiotakos DB, Chrysohoou C, Stefanadis C. Epidemiology of cardiovascular risk factors in Greece: aims, design and baseline characteristics of the ATTICA study. BMC Public Health, 2003; 3: 32-40.

PUBMED 14567760

Timeline

Population

ATTICA - Population

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
18
Maximum age
89
Countries
  • Greece
Territory
Greater metropolitain athens area
Ethnic Origin
  • Greek
Health Status
  • Apparently healthy at entry (i.e., without CVD or cancer)

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample
Supplementary Information
The sampling was random, multistage and was based on the age and sex distribution of the province of ATTICA provided by the National Statistical Service, according to the census of 2000. Only one participant per household was enrolled.

Sample Size

Number of Participants
3,042
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
3,042
Supplementary Information
Baseline: 3042 participants (1514 men and 1528 women)
Follow-up 1: 2101 participants
Follow-up 2: 2583 participants

Data Collection Events

# Name Description Start End
0 ATTICA - Baseline 2001 (May) 2002 (December)
1 ATTICA - Follow-up 1 2006 (January) 2006 (December)
2 ATTICA - Follow-up 2 2011 (June) 2012 (June)

Individual Studies Included

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Harmonization Projects Included

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Networks

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Datasets

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Last Update: 2020-02-05 16:07