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SHARE

Official Title

Study of Health Assessment and Risk Evaluation (SHARE)

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

Population-based cross-sectional observational study.

Primary Endpoint

Conventional and novel CV risk factors, carotid IMT; not adjudicated

Number of Patients

1236

Number of Sites

1

Number of Countries

1

Study Period

2000–2001

Principal Investigator

Sonia Anand

Program Manager

Sumathy Rangarajan