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Accessing UK Biobank data
UK Biobank data access guide
The following document provides guidance on how to download the various different type of UK Biobank data:
Data access guide
The Data Access Guide does not cover how to access data via the UKB Research Analysis Platform (RAP); see here for information about using the RAP.
Please see the Understanding UK Biobank page for information about the data available, which also includes further information and reports about linkage data (Cancer, Hospital Inpatient, Death).
Data Dictionaries and EncodingsData Dictionary of Showcase fields: List of Data-Codings (including those for the Data Portal):
UKB Synthetic Dataset
A synthetic version of the UK Biobank dataset has been created to allow large scale system testing using data which is comparable in size and constitution to the real dataset.
Further details regarding the methods used to create this resource and links to file downloads can be found on that page.