Table 3

List of studies nested into the different Aussiedler Mortality cohorts

North Rhine-WestphaliaSaarlandAugsburg
After the follow-up until 2005Nested case–control study (n=348): cardiovascular disease risk factors
nested cross-sectional study (n=114): drug utilisation
After the follow-up until 2009 (Augsburg until May 2010)Cross-sectional survey (n=595): lifestyle, immigration background, morbidity, mental health, healthcare
(questionnaires); cross-sectional study (n=189): detailed lifestyle, detailed immigration background, detailed medical examination, interviews, blood sample