The CaG cohort consists of men and women aged between 40 and 69 years residing in metropolitan areas.
Data Collection Event
CaG - Baseline Recruitment
During the phase O (2007-2008) and phase A (2009 - 2010), 20,227 participants have been recruited. The first 223 have been randomly selected from the Sherbooke and Montreal metropolitan regions. These first 223 persons allowed CARTaGENE to finalize the protocols to be used for another 20,000. It consisted in the completion of a health and lifestyle questionnaire, physical assessment and most of participants also gave biological samples.