Received: 16 May 2022
Accepted: 21 November 2022
First Online: 29 November 2022
: The research was conducted on the database obtained from the Three Generations for Health Programme, which is a national prevention programme in Hungary based on Government Decision No.1234/2017 (IV. 28.). Gottsegen National Cardiovascular Center is responsible for providing professional, organisational, and IT support for the participating general practices/clusters and for scientific monitoring of the programme. Gottsegen National Cardiovascular Center is the data controller of the programme; therefore; there was no need for any administrative permissions to access the raw data used in our study. Regarding the approval, the Medical Research Council deemed that ethical approval was not necessary. Their decision was made because the research was conducted using data extracted from a programme that was based on Government Decision No.1234/2017 (IV. 28.), which exempts from requiring compulsory ethical approval. All methods were performed in accordance with relevant guidelines and regulations. Informed consent was obtained from all subjects participating in the Three Generations for Health Programme.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.