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United Kingdom

1958 National Child Development Study

The National Child Development Study (NCDS) is a longitudinal study which follows the lives of 17,000 people born in England, Scotland and Wales in a single week of 1958. Also known as the 1958 Birth ...

General population-based cohort
United Kingdom

The 1970 British Cohort Study

The 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70) follows the lives of more than 17,000 people born in England, Scotland and Wales in a single week of 1970. Over the course of cohort members lives, the BCS70 has ...

General population-based cohort
Brazil

The 1982 Pelotas (Brazil) Birth Cohort Study

Initially, the study focus was on perinatal, infant, and early childhood morbidity and mortality. We were particularly interested in breastfeeding patterns and nutritional status, as well as social an...

General population-based cohort
India

A Population Based Prospective Cohort Study to Unravel the Causes of Stroke and Cognitive Decline: A Cross-Cultural Perspective

Aims & objective To find out the known as well as some new factors which increase the risk of occurrence of stroke (half body paralysis, Lakwa) and of memory problem and other brain related p...

General population-based cohort
United Kingdom

Aberdeen Birth Cohort 1921

On 1st June 1932, as part of the Scottish Mental Survey, 87,498 Scottish schoolchildren born in 1921 sat the same test of mental ability: the Moray House Test. In 1997, the Universities of Aberdeen an...

General population-based cohort
United Kingdom

Aberdeen Birth Cohort 1936

On 4th June 1947, as part of the Scottish Mental Survey, every Scottish schoolchild born in 1936 sat the same test of mental ability: the Moray House Test. In 1997, Professor Lawrence Whalley discover...

General population-based cohort
United Kingdom

Aberdeen Children of the 1950s

The Children of the 1950s study is a population-based resource for the study of biological and social influences on health across the life-course and between generations. Comprising individuals bor...

General population-based cohort
Sweden

Ageing in Women and Men: A Longitudinal Study of Gender Differences in Health Behaviour and Health among Elderly

GENDER is a study of unlike-sex twin pairs born between 1906 and 1925 (Gold et al., 2002). A survey concerning health and health behavior was mailed in 1994 with responses from 1,210 twins from 605 pa...

General population-based cohort
United Kingdom

The Airwave Health Monitoring Study

The Airwave Health Monitoring Study was established to evaluate possible health risks associated with the use of TETRA, a digital communication system used by the police forces and other emergency ser...

General population-based cohort
Canada

Alberta’s Tomorrow Project

Alberta's Tomorrow Project (ATP) is a longitudinal study tracking the health of 55,000 adults aged 35-69 years in this western Canadian province. ATP was launched in 2000 as a prospective cohort resea...

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