Cohort profile: The International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort (i3c) Consortium

Terence Dwyer, Cong Sun, Costan G. Magnussen, Olli T. Raitakari, Nicholas J. Schork, Alison Venn, Trudy L. Burns, Markus Juonala, Julia Steinberger, Alan R. Sinaiko, Ronald J. Prineas, Patricia H. Davis, Jessica G. Woo, John A. Morrison, Stephen R. Daniels, Wei Chen, Sathanur R. Srinivasan, Jorma S A Viikari, Gerald S. Berenson

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This is a consortium of large children's cohorts that contain measurements of major cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in childhood and had the ability to follow those cohorts into adulthood. The purpose of this consortium is to enable the pooling of data to increase power, most importantly for the follow-up of CVD events in adulthood. Within the consortium, we hope to be able to obtain data on the independent effects of childhood and early adult levels of CVD risk factors on subsequent CVD occurrence.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberdys004
Pages (from-to)86-96
Number of pages11
JournalInternational journal of epidemiology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1 2013

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    Dwyer, T., Sun, C., Magnussen, C. G., Raitakari, O. T., Schork, N. J., Venn, A., Burns, T. L., Juonala, M., Steinberger, J., Sinaiko, A. R., Prineas, R. J., Davis, P. H., Woo, J. G., Morrison, J. A., Daniels, S. R., Chen, W., Srinivasan, S. R., Viikari, J. S. A., & Berenson, G. S. (2013). Cohort profile: The International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort (i3c) Consortium. International journal of epidemiology, 42(1), 86-96. [dys004].