Study Description

Title

HCS Home Interview and Clinic Visit

Principal Investigator

Professor Cyrus Cooper

Publisher

MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton

Abstract

In 1998, a cohort of men and women born 1931-1939 in the county of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom and still resident there, was recruited to participate in studies examining the interactions between early life, diet, adult lifestyle, and genetic factors as determinants of adult disease. A total of 3225 men and women, aged 59-73 years, were interviewed at home where information was obtained on the participant’s medical and social history by a trained research nurse. Subsequently, 2997 men and women attended a clinic for further investigations.

Study website: https://www.mrc.soton.ac.uk/herts/

LifeStage

Third age

LifeStageDescription

60 -74 years

Coverage

Date
1998 - 2004
Geographical Coverage Description

All participants were born and remain resident in the county of Hertfordshire.

Highest Level
County
Lowest Level
Postcode
Country
GB-ENG

Funding

Data

Anthropometry Data 1

Name

hcs_2_clinic_2

Label

Anthropometry Data 1

Data Collection Date
1998 - 2004
Mode of Data Collection

Assessment of physical properties of living beings, objects, materials or natural phenomena. This includes medical and geographic data.

Health Questionnaire

Name

hcs_1_home_2

Label

Health Questionnaire

Data Collection Date
1998 - 2004
Mode of Data Collection

Face-to-face paper and pencil interviewing.

Social Health Questionnaire

Name

hcs_1_home_3

Label

Social Health Questionnaire

Data Collection Date
1998 - 2004
Mode of Data Collection

Self-administered survey using a traditional paper questionnaire.

Dietary Questionnaire

Name

hcs_2_clinic_1

Label

Dietary Questionnaire

Data Collection Date
1998 - 2004
Mode of Data Collection

Face-to-face paper and pencil interviewing.

Blood Pressure Measurements 1

Name

hcs_2_clinic_3

Label

Blood Pressure Measurements 1

Data Collection Date
1998 - 2004
Mode of Data Collection

Assessment of physical properties of living beings, objects, materials or natural phenomena. This includes medical and geographic data.

Blood Pressure Measurements 2

Name

hcs_2_clinic_16

Label

Blood Pressure Measurements 2

Data Collection Date
1998 - 2004
Mode of Data Collection

Assessment of physical properties of living beings, objects, materials or natural phenomena. This includes medical and geographic data.

Chair Rises and Flamingo Stands

Name

hcs_2_clinic_4

Label

Chair Rises and Flamingo Stands

Data Collection Date
1998 - 2004
Mode of Data Collection

Assessment of physical properties of living beings, objects, materials or natural phenomena. This includes medical and geographic data.

Manual Muscle Testing

Name

hcs_2_clinic_7

Label

Manual Muscle Testing

Data Collection Date
1998 - 2004
Mode of Data Collection

Assessment of physical properties of living beings, objects, materials or natural phenomena. This includes medical and geographic data.

Smallpox Vaccination Status

Name

hcs_2_clinic_12

Label

Smallpox Vaccination Status

Data Collection Date
1998 - 2004
Mode of Data Collection

Assessment of physical properties of living beings, objects, materials or natural phenomena. This includes medical and geographic data.

Prostate Questionnaire

Name

hcs_2_clinic_13

Label

Prostate Questionnaire

Data Collection Date
1998 - 2004
Mode of Data Collection

Self-administered survey using a traditional paper questionnaire.

Spirometry

Name

hcs_2_clinic_14

Label

Spirometry

Instruments
Data Collection Date
1998 - 2004
Mode of Data Collection

Assessment of physical properties of living beings, objects, materials or natural phenomena. This includes medical and geographic data.

Timed Up and Go

Name

hcs_2_clinic_15

Label

Timed Up and Go

Instruments
Data Collection Date
1998 - 2004
Mode of Data Collection

Assessment of physical properties of living beings, objects, materials or natural phenomena. This includes medical and geographic data.

Hand Examination

Name

hcs_2_clinic_6

Label

Hand Examination

Instruments
Data Collection Date
1998 - 2004
Mode of Data Collection

Assessment of physical properties of living being, objects, materials, or natural phenomena. This includes medical and geographic data.

Modified Minnesota Physical Activity Questionnaire

Name

hcs_2_clinic_8

Label

Modified Minnesota Physical Activity Questionnaire

Data Collection Date
1998 - 2004
Mode of Data Collection

Self-administered questionnaire using a traditional paper questionnaire.

Food Diary

Name

hcs_2_clinic_9

Label

Food Diary

Instruments
Data Collection Date
1998 - 2004
Mode of Data Collection

Self-administered writing and diaries to capture narratives, stories, diaries and written texts created and collected on paper.

Overnight Urine Collection

Name

hcs_2_clinic_10

Label

Overnight Urine Collection

Data Collection Date
1998 - 2004
Mode of Data Collection

Assessment of physical properties of living being, objects, materials, or natural phenomena. This includes medical and geographic data.

Questionnaire for Knee Osteoarthritis Study

Name

hcs_2_clinic_11

Label

Questionnaire for Knee Osteoarthritis Study

Data Collection Date
1998 - 2004
Mode of Data Collection

Self-administered questionnaire using a traditional paper questionnaire.

Anthropometry Data 2

Name

hcs_1_home_1

Label

Anthropometry Data 2

Data Collection Date
1998 - 2004
Mode of Data Collection

Assessment of physical properties of living beings, objects, materials or natural phenomena. This includes medical and geographic data.

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