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India - Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study Blood Glucose, Cholesterol, BMI, and Diabetes Incidence Measurements, 2001-2013

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General Info
Geography 
India (IND)
Tamil Nadu
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
01/2001 - 12/2013
Data type
Survey:
  • Exam
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The purpose of the Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Survey (CURES) was to assess the presence of diabetes and diabetes-related disease in the Chennai population. The data were collected through in-home interviews and anthropometric measurements. Blood pressure, height, weight, hip, and mid-arm measurements were taken. Survey workers also collected blood samples for cholesterol, fasting blood glucose.

Citation
Primary investigator 
Deepa, M
Suggested citation 

Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University. India - Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study Blood Glucose, Cholesterol, BMI, and Diabetes Incidence Measurements, 2001-2013. [Unpublished].