The Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study: PURE Turkey


OĞUZ A., Caklili O. T. , Calik B. T.

TURK KARDIYOLOJI DERNEGI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.46, no.7, pp.613-623, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5543/tkda.2018.32967
  • Title of Journal : TURK KARDIYOLOJI DERNEGI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.613-623

Abstract

Objective: The Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study is a prospective cohort study that collects data on social, environmental, and individual risk factors and chronic diseases among residents of 25 countries in the range of 35 to 70 years of age, living in rural and urban areas. The PURE study is directed by the Population Health Research Institute of McMaster University in Canada. In Turkey, the study is conducted by the Metabolic Syndrome Society.