Many documents were used in the collection of data and biosamples from study participants. These documents are provided for reference only. If you have any questions, please contact:
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<BC Cancer Registry Variables> – Annual linked data for participants who consented to data linkage (2018).
<Health & Lifestyle Questionnaire (HLQ)> – Harmonized variables in the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project for all BC Generations Project participants who completed the HLQ at baseline (2009-2016).
<Health & Lifestyle Questionnaire - Additional Diseases (HLQ)> – Harmonized variables in the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project for a subset of BC Generations Project participants who completed an earlier version of the HLQ at baseline (2009-2010).
<Physical Measures> – Measurements taken include blood pressure, sitting height, standing height, waist and hip circumferences, grip strength, weight and bioimpedance (2009-2013).
<Residential History Questionnaire (RHQ)> – Where participants lived since childhood, including home location, housing type and source of heat, water and gas. (2015-2016)
Assessment centre collection tools:
<Contraindications questionnaire> – Questions asked by an assessment centre staff member prior to conducting physical measures.
<Physical Measure Checklist and CI Summary> – Document used by assessment centre staff to record participant visit details and physical measurement values.
<Physical Measures SOP> – Standard operating procedure followed by assessment centre staff when conducting physical measurements.
Biosample collection & handling documents:
<SOP-EDTA Processing> – Standard Operating Procedure used by laboratory staff when processing EDTA blood vacutainer tubes.
<SOP-SST Processing> – Standard Operating Procedure used by laboratory staff when processing SST blood vacutainer tubes.
<SOP-ACD Processing> – Standard Operating Procedure used by laboratory staff when processing ACD blood vacutainer tubes.
<SOP-Urine Processing> – Standard Operating Procedure used by laboratory staff when processing Urine.
<Saliva Collection Instructions> – Instructions provided to participants for at home collection of saliva.
<Standard Operating Procedure Processing Protocol Variations> – Describes the sample processing protocol differences that occurred at the beginning of the study.