A multiethnic cohort in Hawaii and Los Angeles: baseline characteristics.

  title={A multiethnic cohort in Hawaii and Los Angeles: baseline characteristics.},
  author={Laurence N. Kolonel and Brian E. Henderson and Jean H. Hankin and Abraham M. Y. Nomura and Lynne Ross Wilkens and Malcolm C. Pike and Daniel O. Stram and Kristine R Monroe and Morris Earle and Faye S Nagamine},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  volume={151 4},
The authors describe the design and implementation of a large multiethnic cohort established to study diet and cancer in the United States. They detail the source of the subjects, sample size, questionnaire development, pilot work, and approaches to future analyses. The cohort consists of 215,251 adult men and women (age 45-75 years at baseline) living in Hawaii and in California (primarily Los Angeles County) with the following ethnic distribution: African-American (16.3%), Latino (22.0… CONTINUE READING
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