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Table 2 Overview of questionnaire and medical examination data available in the HAPIEE study

From: Determinants of cardiovascular disease and other non-communicable diseases in Central and Eastern Europe: Rationale and design of the HAPIEE study

Domain Variables Wave I (Baseline) Wave II
Health Medical history Y Y
  Current medication Y Y
  Self-rated health Y Y
  Alcohol, pattern & problem drinking Y Y
  Awareness & treatment of high BP, high cholesterol and diabetes Y Y
  Depression (CESD-20) Y -
  Depression (CESD-10) - Y
  Injuries in last year Y Y
  Food frequency (fruit & vegetable intake, seasonality) Y -
  Expectations of future health and length of life - Y
  Anthropometry (height, weight, waist and hip circumference, and sitting height) Y -
  Blood pressure Y -
  Heart rate Y -
  Pulmonary functions (FVC, FEV1 and PEF) Y -
  Blood sample Y -
Physical functioning Physical functioning (from SF36) Y Y
  ADL & IADL - Y
  Walk speed - Y
  Chair rise - Y
  Grip strength - Y
Cognitive functions Memory (immediate and delayed word recall) Y Y
  Concentration Y Y
  Speed Y Y
  Numeracy - Y (LT only)
Social status Education Y Y
  Marital status Y Y
  Childhood social circumstances Y Y
  Brief employment history Y Y
  Self-assessed material deprivation Y Y
  Life-grid of past social status - Y
  Housing conditions/crowding - Y
Psychosocial factors Social networks Y Y
  Perceived control over life Y Y
  Job control/demand (working only) Y -
  Effect/reward imbalance (working only) Y Y
  Social participation Y Y
  Happiness - Y
Economics Household amenities Y Y
  Current economic activity Y Y
  Current labour market status Y Y
  Personal income - Y
  Household income and wealth - Y
  Housing tenure - Y
  Benefits - Y
  Informal transfers - Y
  Non-monetary income - Y
  Self-production - Y
  Expectations of future economic position - Y
Retirement Type of retirement - Y
  Reasons for retirement - Y
Quality of life CASP-19 (retired only) Y -
  CASP-12 (all participants) - Y
Community-level Social trust Y Y
characteristics Perception of reciprocity - Y
  Membership in civil organizations - Y
  Collective efficacy - Y
  Area characteristics from official sources - Y
  1. Legend Y = yes; CESD = Center for Epidemiological Studies – Depression scale ; FVC = forced vital capacity; FEV1 = forced expiratory volume in 1 second; PEF = peak expiratory flow; ADL = activities of daily living; IADL = instrumental activities of daily living; LT = Lithuania; CASP = Control, Autonomy, Self-realization and Pleasure.