The Framingham Heart Study
Country: United States
Study Design: Observational cohort with repeated measurements over time
Participant age range:
Early adulthood or midlife
Number of participants at baseline: 5,209 in the original cohort
Year of initial enrollment: 1948 (original cohort)
Number of data collection waves: 32 in original cohort; data collection ongoing
Measures of well-being: Social support / integration / cohesion
Quantity of well-being measures (e.g., number of constructs, number of times of well-being was assessed: Low
Quality of well-being measures (e.g., were measures reliable and valid in the study population): Moderate
Measures of physical health:
Self-rated / questionnaire-based health
Self-report medical history or medication use
Measured anthropometrics, e.g., weight
Adjudicated health outcomes
This dataset is available to all researchers.
Researchers are required to submit an application to access this data. No fees are required to access this dataset.
Notable Citation: Kornej J, Ko D, Lin H, Murabito J, Benjamin E, Trinquart L, & Preis S. (2022). The association between social network index, atrial fibrillation, and mortality in the Framingham Heart Study. Scientific reports, 12(1), 1-11.