Health and biomarkers

User guide

The user guide provides an overview of the Study design and data collection processes as well as short introductions to the different parts of the health assessment (anthropometric measures, blood pressure, grip strength, lung function, blood sampling). It also explains about the data structure, where to get hold of the data and how the Study should be cited.

Main Topics include:

  • Overview
  • Route guide for users
  • Overview of data collection
  • Questionnaires
  • Response outcomes
  • Complex sample design
  • Weighting
  • Anthropometric measures
  • Non-fasting blood sample
  • Coding of prescription medications
  • Release of the data
  • Citations and acknowledgements

Understanding Society – Health Assessment – Waves 2 and 3 User Guide
Understanding Society – Biomarker User Guide and Glossary