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Events Data Collection Overview

PLEASE NOTE: Use of the adjudicated events data listed below requires collaboration with at least one member of a relevant Events Subcommittee (Cardiac and/or Cerebrovascular).  Members are listed in the online CHS directory.  Use of non-adjudicated events data does not require Events Committee coauthorship.

Main study endpoints adjudicated through June 2015 by the Events Committee:

  • Myocardial Infarction (MI)
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Claudication
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  •  Stroke
  • Death (adjudication continues through the present)

Events Classification Criteria:

Hospitalization Data:

  •  ICD-9 procedure and diagnostic codes for all hospitalizations
  •  Health care cost data (permission required)

Adjudicated Incident Events:

Adjudication Date: June 30th, 2015

  •  Incident MI: 1,082
  •  Incident angina:  1,470
  •  Incident CHF: 2,032
  •  Incident Claudication: 369
  •  Incident stroke: 1,159
  •  Death: 5,340



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