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What does CCHS stand for?

CCHS stands for Copenhagen City Heart Study (Denmark)

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The jogging research is part of the Copenhagen City Heart Study which has been monitoring the health of 20,000 Danish men and women aged 20 to 93 since 1976.
Ankle brachial index, a drop in blood pressure in the legs that predicts severe atherosclerosis, was determined in the 2001-2003 examination of the Copenhagen City Heart Study in 2,773 participants, who had also participated in the baseline examination and had complete information on all relevant variables, including xanthelasmata and arcus corneae.
The information regarding hemochromatosis genotypes, however, is available for the participants in both the Copenhagen City Heart Study and the Copenhagen General Population Study (2, 3).
More than 12,000 people all aged 20 or older were involved in the Copenhagen City Heart Study over a period of almost 22 years during which time 872 men and 476 women had a heart attack, while 2,883 men and 2,305 women died from other causes.
In 1976, John Brock and colleagues collected blood samples from 7,712 healthy Danish women in the Copenhagen City Heart Study.