The Framingham Heart Study is a project of Boston University & the National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute.
The Framingham Heart Study is a project of Boston University & the National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute.

Phenotypic Data and Table of Exams

Framingham phenotypic data is stored in SAS datasets.

Each dataset has a coding manual. Some datasets may have an annotated form or a protocol.

  • Coding manual – contains variable names, meanings and values
  • Annotated form – data collection form with variable names inserted
  • Protocol – provides information about how data was collected/generated

To view table of exams, click here.

Listing of FHS Datasets

To view a list of FHS phenotypic datasets available from the NHLBI dbGaP data depository or from FHS directly, click here. In this table, to access associated documentation and protocols for a dataset, click links (Xs) on the right–hand side.