Cardiovascular risk factors from birth to 7 years of age: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Design and participation.

Cardiovascular risk factor variables were examined in a cohort of 440 infants from birth through 7 years of age. Anthropometric measures, BP, serum lipid and lipoprotein values, and dietary intake data were obtained according to detailed protocols. Various quality controls to ensure the collection of valid and reliable data were instituted. Participation… CONTINUE READING