Professor of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Iran University of ,Medical Sciencest Director, Growth and Development Research Center /Instructor of Nursing Metabolic Diseases Research Center, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences
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Approval date: 2010
Starting date: 2010
Goals: To study prevalence of metabolic diseases risk factors and events in urban population of Minoodar district in Qazvin.
Study population: The families residing in Minoodar distinct of Qazvin including all family members aged 20 years and above.
Sampling method and sample size: Random two-stage cluster sampling; Recruiting 1107 individuals in the first phase.
Data Collection:Interview, self-administered questionnaire, physical exam, ECG, biochemical measurements.
Follow up Methods: Administering Phase II and repeating the measurements
Main Exposures: Demographic, behavioral (e.g. nutrition, physical activity and smoking), medical history, family history, biological (e.g. anthropometric, blood pressure, pulse rate), biochemical (e.g. FPG, 2hPG, Insulin, lipids, Uric Acid, hs-CRP)
Outcomes:Metabolic disorders and NCDs especially cardiovascular diseases