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Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA)

This landmark 35-year study describes the distribution of coronary heart disease risk factors in a biracial cohort of men and women aged 18 to 30 years at entry; and identifies habits, behaviors and lifestyles that are associated with initial levels of risk factors, with the evolution of risk factors, and increasingly with clinical events.

Investigator: Bhatt, Ankeet

Funder: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

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