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Health, Alcohol and Psychosocial Factors in Eastern Europe (HAPIEE) Study

Country: Czech Republic, Russia, Poland, Lithuania

Study Design: Observational cohort with repeated measurements over time

Participant age range: Adults aged 45-69 at enrollment

Number of participants at baseline:28,947

Year of initial enrollment: 2002

Number of data collection waves: 2

Measures of well-being:

  • Quality of life

  • Subjective happiness

  • Social support

  • Perceived control

  • Community-level psychosocial measures

Quantity of well-being measures (e.g., number of constructs, number of times of well-being was assessed:  Moderate

Quality of well-being measures (e.g., were measures reliable and valid in the study population): Moderate

Measures of physical health: 

  • Cognitive functioning

  • Self-reported physical functioning and activities

  • Measured anthropometrics, e.g., weight

  • Biomarkers

  • Adjudicated events, including mortality (all cause and from CVD) and nonfatal CVD events

Access information:

This dataset may be available upon request from the study PIs.

Interested researchers should contact study PIs to inquire whether an application to access this data is necessary.

Notable Citation: Peasey et al. (2006). Determinants of cardiovascular disease and other non-communicable diseases in Central and Eastern Europe: Rationale and design of the HAPIEE study. BMC Public Health 2006(6): 255.

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