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Table 1 Summary of data items in the WHZH cohort

From: The Wuhan-Zhuhai (WHZH) cohort study of environmental air particulate matter and the pathogenesis of cardiopulmonary diseases: study design, methods and baseline characteristics of the cohort

Category Measurements
Demographics and socioeconomics Birthday, residential address, race, religion, housing conditions, household income, education, work status, occupation, marital status
Life style Diet, smoking, alcohol consumption, tea, physical activity, sleep, afternoon nap, pets, plants
Family history of diseases Family history of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, coronary heart disease, diabetes, stroke, cancers, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, asthma, pulmonary tuberculosis, chronic hepatitis, nephritis and arthritis
Past medical history Diagnosed medical conditions, use of health services, use of medicines for the most recent two weeks
Environmental exposure Occupational history, environmental tobacco smoke, exposure to traffic, cooking and heating mode, the use of exhaust fan
Anthropometrics Height, weight, waist circumference, hip circumference
Clinical test Blood pressure, heart rate, lung function, heart rate variability, exhaled nitric oxide, exhaled carbon monoxide, cardiopulmonary auscultation, smell, tendon reflexes, skin punctures
Biochemiacl analysis of blood and urine Total cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol, HDL-cholesterol, triglycerides, fasting plasma glucose, alanine aminotransferase, complete blood count, urine routine test, urinary PAH metabolites, 23 urinary metals