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Turkey Adult Risk Factor Study 2006

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Türk Erişkinlerinde Kalp Hastalıkları ve Risk Faktörleri (TEKHARF)
Geography 
Turkey (TUR)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2006 - 12/2006
Series or system 
Turkey Adult Risk Factor Study (TEKHARF)
Data type
Survey:
  • Exam
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
Summary 

The Turkish Adult Risk Factor Study (TEKHARF) began as a longitudinal survey of cardiovascular health in 1990. The purpose of the TEKHARF was to gather longitudinal data on cardiovascular health and risk factors. The data were gathered through medical history interviews, physical examinations, blood samples, and anthropometric measurements.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Turkish Society of Cardiology. Turkey Adult Risk Factor Study 2006.