Creation of Chingford cohort resource and maintenance of data collection & analysis of a 20 year longitudinal cohort of musculo-skeletal disease in the general population: The Chingford study


Started in 1989 The Chingford Study recruited women aged 45-65 as part of a longitudinal study to examine natural history and risk factors for a number of musculo-skeletal diseases. The study forms a unique longitudinal population study and in the 18 years since its inception the data collected have contributed to the widening knowledge of the natural history of osteoarthritis and osteoporosis. To find out more visit


Arthritis Research UK


2006 - 2011