Publication type: Conference other
Type of review: Not specified
Title: Long-term follow-up of the SAPALDIA cohort : new insights into chronic disease
Authors: Meier, Flurina
Kriemler, Susi
Imboden, Medea
Dratva, Julia
Rochat, Thierry
Probst-Hensch, Nicole
Conference details: Swiss Public Health Conference 2011, Basel, 25-26 August 2011
Issue Date: 2011
Language: English
Subject (DDC): 616: Internal medicine and diseases
Abstract: Nearly 45% of the adult disease burden is attributable to non-communicable diseases (NCD). NCD are rising worldwide due to population ageing, urbanization and globalization and affects especially those with low socio-economic state. SAPALDIA, the Swiss cohort study on air pollution and lung and heart diseases in adults performed its third survey (S3) in 2010/2011, after the first survey (S1) in 1991 and the second (S2) in 2002/3. While the study keeps its original focus on long-term effects of air pollution, the focus is expanding to chronic disease and to a broader range of risk factors as the cohort grows older. The purpose of this paper is to outline the design of S3.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: School of Management and Law
Organisational Unit: Winterthur Institute of Health Economics (WIG)
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