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Turkey Chronic Diseases and Risk Factors Study 2011

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Türkiye Kronik Hastalıklar ve Risk Faktörlerinin Sıklığı Çalışması Anket
Geography 
Turkey (TUR)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
07/2011 - 09/2011
Data type
Survey:
  • Exam
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The Turkey Chronic Diseases and Risk Factor Study was a nationwide survey of individuals over the age of 15 who were registered with the Family Medicine System (a nationwide system of family health physicians). A total of 18,477 participants were interviewed and examined as part of this study. The questionnaire collected information on demographic and socioeconomic characteristics, lifestyle risk factors, family history, health status and medical history, mental and behavioral health, and chronic health problems. A physical exam included anthropometric and biometric measurements, including blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol, and urine analysis. 

Keywords 
Adult mortality, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Allergies, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, Anthropometry, Antihypertensive drugs, Anxiety, Asthma, BCG vaccines, Back pain, Bladder cancer, Blood glucose, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breast cancer, Breathing difficulty, COPD, Cancers, Cardiovascular surgical procedures, Cervix uteri cancer, Child mortality, Cholesterol, Cholesterol tests, Chronic kidney diseases, Claudication, Colon and rectum cancers, Colonoscopy, Diabetes, Dialysis, Digestive diseases, Digital rectal examinations, Drug consumption, EQ-5D, Eating disorders, Edema, Education, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Epilepsy, Family composition, Family size, Fatigue, Fruits and vegetables, Glomerular filtration rate, Glucose tests, Headache, Health care use, Health insurance, Heart disease, Heart failure, Height, Hospitals, Household deaths, Household heat, Hypercholesterolemia, Hypertension, Hypertriglyceridemia, Income, Infant mortality, Influenza vaccines, Insulin, Ischemic heart disease, Larynx cancer, Leukemia, Limited mobility, Liver cancer, Marital status, Mass media, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mental health symptoms, Migraine, Morbidity, Musculoskeletal diseases, Nausea, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Occupational injuries, Oesophagus cancer, Pain, Pancreas cancer, Parents, Parkinson's disease, Physical activity, Pneumococcal vaccines, Pregnancy, Prostate cancer, Public social assistance, Pulse, Respiratory function tests, Road traffic injuries, Rose Angina Questionnaire, Screening, Screening mammography, Sense organ diseases, Stomach cancer, Stroke, Suicide, Surgical procedures, Tobacco use, Trachea, bronchus, and lung cancers, Transplants, Transportation, Tuberculosis, Unintentional injuries, Unipolar depressive disorders, Urinary diseases, Urine tests, Weight, Working conditions, FFQ
Citation
Suggested citation 
Ministry of Health (Turkey). Turkey Chronic Diseases and Risk Factors Study 2011.