1,213,040 items of data are available, covering 488,031 participants, encoded using Data-Coding 1010
Defined-instances run from 0 to 2, labelled using Instancing 2
Array indices run from 0 to 9.
|High blood pressure||109924|
|Do not know (group 1)||37452|
|Prefer not to answer (group 1)||672|
|None of the above (group 1)||176437|
|Do not know (group 2)||44248|
|Prefer not to answer (group 2)||476|
|None of the above (group 2)||350136|
: Initial assessment visit (2006-2010) at which participants were recruited and consent given
487,808 participants, 1,116,628 items
|High blood pressure||100130|
|Do not know (group 1)||34418|
|Prefer not to answer (group 1)||640|
|None of the above (group 1)||161497|
|Do not know (group 2)||41972|
|Prefer not to answer (group 2)||462|
|None of the above (group 2)||329217|
Instance 1 : First repeat assessment visit (2012-13)
19,886 participants, 46,187 items
|High blood pressure||3963|
|Do not know (group 1)||1161|
|Prefer not to answer (group 1)||8|
|None of the above (group 1)||6150|
|Do not know (group 2)||1391|
|Prefer not to answer (group 2)||8|
|None of the above (group 2)||13481|
Instance 2 : Imaging visit (2014+)
29,291 participants, 50,225 items
|High blood pressure||5831|
|Do not know (group 1)||1873|
|Prefer not to answer (group 1)||24|
|None of the above (group 1)||8790|
|Do not know (group 2)||885|
|Prefer not to answer (group 2)||6|
|None of the above (group 2)||7438|
This field contains the combined results of 2 ACE touchscreen questions, both asked "Has/did your father ever suffer from? (You can select more than one answer)" for different sets of illnesses. For convenience, the illnesses were arbitrarily divided into two sets:
- Group 1 : Heart disease, Stroke, High blood pressure, Chronic bronchitis/emphysema, Alzheimer's disease/dementia, Diabetes.
- Group 2 : Parkinson's disease, Severe Depression, Lung cancer, Bowel cancer, Prostate cancer.
If any of codes -11, -13 or -17 were selected then no additional Group 1 choices were allowed. If any of codes -21, -23 or -27 were selected then no additional Group 2 choices were allowed.
If the participant activated the Help button they were shown the message:
|Answer this question for blood relations only. If you are not sure if your father suffered from any of the listed illnesses please select Do not know. If you know your father suffered from certain listed illnesses but are unsure about others, only select the ones you are sure about.|
The information was collected from participants who indicated they were not adopted as a child, as defined by their answers to Field 1767 and who indicated whether their natural father was still alive or had died, as defined by their answers to Field 1797.
Note that although Breast cancer is present in Data-Coding 1010, participants were not presented with this option when selecting Father illnesses.
1 Related Data-Fields
|20110||Illnesses of mother||Field 20110 is the maternal counterpart of paternal Current Field|
There are no tabulations involving field 20107.
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