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.