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Databook vol. 1: Clinical

This is one of four volumes of Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study Databooks, which report on data gathered at baseline in the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study (MCCS), also known as Health 2020.

The clinical data collection reported in this volume comprises:

  • height
  • weight
  • waist circumference
  • hip circumference
  • lean and fat mass measured by bioelectric impedance
  • blood pressure
  • pulse
  • blood samples for measuring blood glucose and
  • cholesterol, and for storage to allow analysis of DNA and other substances of interest, such as hormones.