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Puerto Rico Heart Health Program First Examination 1965

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
(PRHHP)
Geography 
Puerto Rico
Time period covered 
01/1965 - 12/1965
Series or system 
Puerto Rico Heart Health Program
Data type
Survey:
  • Exam
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

This record is for the first exam of the Puerto Rico Heart Health Program (PRHHP). The study aimed to investigate morbity and mortality from cardiovascular diseases in Puerto Rican rural and urban men. A total of 9,824 men ages 45-64 participated in this examination. Additional information on the methodology and design of the study could be found in this paper

Citation
Suggested citation 
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH). Puerto Rico Heart Health Program First Examination 1965. Bethesda, United States: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH).