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Arkansas Cardiovascular Health Examination Surveyarkansas cardiovascular health examination survey logo

ARCHES looked at risk factors for heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer and other chronic diseases. 

Almost 1400 participants from all over the state were asked questions about their health and risks for certain chronic diseases. The following were measured:

Blood and urine samples were tested, and participants received their results. Participants also completed a form about their diet.  

The information gathered from this study was used to help plan future public health services.

ARCHES was a project of the Arkansas Department of Health with primary funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Major content areas of ARCHES questionnaire
ARCHES Main Questionnaire
Food Frequency Questionnaire

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