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Italy Cardiovascular Epidemiological Observatory/ Health Examination Survey 2008-2012

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Italy Osservatorio Epidemilogico Cardiovascolare (OEC)/Health Examination Survey (HES) 2008-2012; OEC/HES 2008-2012
Geography 
Italy (ITA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
09/2008 - 04/2012
Series or system 
Italy Cardiovascular Epidemiological Observatory/Health Examination Survey (OEC/HES)
Italy Cuore Project
Data type
Survey:
  • Exam
  • Health facility
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
Summary 

The Italy Cardiovascular Epidemiological Observatory/ Health Examination Survey 2008-2012 was conducted as a national round of the European Health Examination Survey initiative, and is used as a cohort in the Cuore Project

The OEC/HES was designed to collect data on the cardiovascular health of Italian adults ages 35 through 79 years old. The survey investigated lifestyle habits, factors and their prevalence, gathered data on various demographic groups, and looked at the prevalence of chronic disease. 

Tabulated data is available through the CuoreData Platform.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Ministry of Health (Italy), National Association of Hospital Cardiologists (Italy), National Center for Epidemiology, Surveillance, and Health Promotion (Italy), National Institute of Health (Italy). Italy Cardiovascular Epidemiological Observatory/ Health Examination Survey 2008-2012.