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Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial
ALLHAT was a large antihypertensive trial and lipid-lowering trial and included large numbers of patients over age 65, women, African-Americans, and patients with diabetes, treated largely in community practice settings. Participants were men and women aged 55 years and over with a history of hypertension. Data collected includes participant physical measures, demographics, health behaviors, medical events, hospitalizations, use of antihypertensive medications, use of lipid-lowering medications, use of pravastatin, study retention, medication adherence and administrative details.
Collaborate with an ALLHAT sponsor and the Coordinating Center at the University of Texas to analyze data and write a paper or a project proposal
Request a data set to produce your own data runs for your paper or project. Work on your request will proceed after the Coordinating Center receives an IRB approval from your own institution and a Data Distribution Agreement asserting compliance with confidentiality guidelines for use of the data. If approved a Coordinating Center liaison will be assigned
For options 1 and 2, send a Concept Proposal to Dr. Ellen Breckenridge, at the Coordinating Center to get this process started. Upon request, the Coordinating Center can help identify an ALLHAT sponsor.
Follow-up research drew on data from the USRDS, as well as the National Death Index, the Social Security Administration, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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