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India - Jaipur Heart Watch Study Data on Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, BMI, and Fasting Blood Glucose 1993-2001

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General Info
Geography 
India (IND)
Rajasthan
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
01/1993 - 12/2001
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Exam
  • Individual
Summary 

The purpose of the Jaipur Heart Watch Study (JHWS) study was to gather data in order to assess correlations between socioeconomic factors and the prevalence of coronary heart disease in urban and rural areas of Rajasthan. The data were collected through anthropometric measurements, blood glucose samples, blood cholesterol samples, blood glucose samples, blood pressure, EKG measurements, and interviews led by physicians. The target population was adults ages 20 years and older.

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Suggested citation 
Public Health Foundation of India. India - Jaipur Heart Watch Study Data on Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, BMI, and Fasting Blood Glucose 1993-2001.