A Case-control Study of Costa Rican Adults With Myocardial Infarction

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University of Michigan

Status

Completed

Conditions

Myocardial Infarction, Acute

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT03308838
HUM00037337

Details and patient eligibility

About

This observational case-control trial sought to identify and characterize different exposures associated with nonfatal acute myocardial infarction in Costa Rican adults. Exposures assessed included dietary variables and adipose tissue fatty acids.

Enrollment

4,547 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18 to 75 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion and exclusion criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Cases were eligible if they met the World Health Organization criteria for MI

Exclusion Criteria (Cases):

  • Died during hospitalization
  • Were 75 years or older on the day of their first MI
  • Were physically or mentally unable to answer the questionnaire
  • Had a previous hospital admission related to cardiovascular disease

Exclusion Criteria (Controls):

  • Ever had an MI
  • Were physically or mentally unable to answer the questionnaire

Trial design

4,547 participants in 2 patient groups

Cases
Description:
Cases consisted of Costa Rican adults who were diagnosed as survivors of a first acute myocardial infarction.
Controls
Description:
Controls consisted of healthy individuals randomly identified from the underlying source population in Costa Rica and matched to each case by age, sex, and area of residence.

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