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SHARE-AP

Official Title

Study of Health Assessment and Risk Evaluation in Aboriginal Peoples (SHARE-AP)

Status

Completed

Overview

To establish whether this variation can be explained by differences in disease risk factors and subclinical atherosclerosis, the SHARE and SHARE-AP evaluated sublinical atherosclerosis (carotid IMT) and conventional (smoking, hypertension, diabetes, raised cholesterol) and novel risk factors (markers of a prothrombotic state) among Canadians from four ethnic groups (Caucasians, Chinese, South East Asians and Aboriginals).

Study Design

Observational study

Number of Patients

500

Number of Sites

3

Study Period

2000–2000

Principal Investigator

Sonia Anand

Program Manager

Sumathy Rangarajan

Collaborators

CIHR