The Framingham study: Sample selection, follow-up, and methods of analyses

M. Feinleib

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Abstract

The Framingham Heart Study, begun in 1948, had a cohort of 5,209 individuals who have been followed for 35 years. The selection of this population and the success in following it through biennial clinical examinations and indirect surveillance for deaths and hospitalizations are described. The major techniques used in analysis of the Framingham data are identified.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNational Cancer Institute Monograph
Pages59-64
Number of pages6
VolumeMONOGR. 67
StatePublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Medicine(all)

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