Prevalence of atrial fibrillation (KORA-AF EVENT)

Title

Prevalence of atrial fibrillation (KORA-AF EVENT)
A study to investigate the prevalence of atrial fibrillation in a representative sample of the general population in the region Augsburg, Germany.

Number of Probands

1681

Coordinating Investigators

Prof. Gerhard Steinbeck / Prof. H.-Erich Wichmann, Munich, Germany

Overall Responsibility

Kompetenznetz Vorhofflimmern - Competence Network on Atrial Fibrillation

Current Status

The project was completed in 2008. The results are the basis for project Cost-AF registry: Aspects of health economics of atrial fibrillation.

Funding:

German Federal Ministry of Education and Research