KORA--a research platform for population based health research.

  title={KORA--a research platform for population based health research.},
  author={R. Holle and Michael Happich and H. L{\"o}wel and H Erich Wichmann},
  journal={Gesundheitswesen (Bundesverband der Arzte des Offentlichen Gesundheitsdienstes (Germany))},
  volume={67 Suppl 1},
KORA (Cooperative Health Research in the Region Augsburg) is a regional research platform for population-based surveys and subsequent follow-up studies in the fields of epidemiology, health economics, and health care research. KORA was established in 1996 to continue and expand the MONICA project in Augsburg, including the Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) Registry. The available pool of study participants allows for cohort, case-control and family studies. We present the KORA infrastructure… CONTINUE READING
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