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Puerto Rico Heart Health Program First Examination 1965


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

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