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Study type

Cohort

Location

USA

PI/Contact

Dr. Walter Willett

Entry years

1989 - 1989

Size

Women: 116000    Total: 116000   

Fully recruited?

Yes

Age range at recruitment

25 - 42

Socioeconomic:

Age, Sex, Education, Occupation, Martial status, Ethnicity

Medical History:

Medical History (prior disease), Cancer, Cardiac, Diabetes, Mental health, Respiratory, Stroke, Liver cirrhosis, Medication

Lifestyle:

Alcohol, Smoking, Other tobacco use, Diet, Physical activity

Environmental:

Outdoor Air Pollution, Occupational Exposures

Physical Measurements:

Height, Weight, BMI, Waist, Hip, Waist-Hip-Ratio, Body composition, Blood pressure

Biological Measurements:

HbA1c, CRP, Total cholesterol, LDL, HDL, Triglycerides, Apolipoproteins

Follow-up:

Mortality: Yes    Non-fatal events: Yes   

Blood Samples stored:

Whole Blood, Plasma, Buffy Coat

Other Biological samples:

Urine, Saliva, Faeces, Nail, Buccal cells

Other:

Reproductive history (women), Mental health questionnaire