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Table 1 Overview of life course data available for MRC NSHD study participants

From: Study protocol: Insight 46 – a neuroscience sub-study of the MRC National Survey of Health and Development

  Time point (ages)
1946 (birth) 1947–50 (1–4 yrs) 1951–61 (5–15 yrs) 1962–77 (16–31 yrs) 1978–2003 (32–57 yrs) 2006–10 (60–64 yrs) 2014–15 (68–69 yrs)
Number of data collections 1 2 8 8 3 1 1
Measure Social factors Socioeconomic position
Social function (contacts, support, participation) - - - -
Occupation - - -
Educational Qualifications       
Psychological measures Behaviour and mental health -
Physical and health measures Survival and morbidity
Anthropometric measures
Smoking status - - -
Exercise and physical health - - -
Diet - - -
Respiratory function - - - - (36, 43, 53)
Cardiovascular function - - - - (36, 43, 53)
Musculoskeletal measures - - - - (53)
Blood sample - - - - (53)
Urine sample - - - - - -
Cognition Cognitive function (verbal/non-verbal) - - (8, 11, 15) (26) (43, 53)