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Reasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke – Myocardial Infarction (REGARDS-MI) Study

Primary Investigator: 
Dr. Monika M. Safford
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Research Contact Phone: 
(212) 746-3026

REGARDS is a 30,000 member cohort of white and black community-dwelling adults from all over the 48 contiguous US states who were recruited between 2003-2007 and who are being followed for stroke and heart disease endpoints longitudinally. Endpoints are rigorously adjudicated, including cause of death. Numerous opportunities exist to develop studies using these data.