Update on youth cohort study:
The youth cohort started on May 18, 2015, and after summoning 3,000 people in the age group of 15-35 years, 50% of whom were from rural areas and 50% of whom were from urban areas, questioning and drawing blood from all people was done.
The second to fifth follow-ups were monitored in parallel by 50% of rural participants and 50% of urban participants by telephone and face-to-face visits annually. In the face-to-face follow-up, 1,500 villagers and 1,500 urban citizens were re-invited, and in addition to conducting psychological questionnaires, ECG and body composition were assessed.
Currently, the third face-to-face follow-up of 1,500 urban citizens and the third telephone follow-up of 1,500 rural participants are underway.