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Table 1 Variables used from the EPIC study measures, with type of measurement and date collected

From: Residential neighbourhood greenspace is associated with reduced risk of incident diabetes in older people: a prospective cohort study

Variable Measurement Survey phase Date collected
Incident diabetes Survey, GP records, hospital data 18 month follow-up
Health Check 2
Ten year follow up
1994–1998
1996–2000
2003–2007
Home postcode (residential location) Survey (Health Follow-up 1 Questionnaire) 18 month follow-up 1994–1998
Physical activity Survey (Health and Lifestyle Questionnaire) Health Check 1 (baseline) 1993–1997
Height and weight Physical examination by trained staff Health Check 1 (baseline) 1993–1997
Demographics, lifestyle and health Survey (Health and Lifestyle Questionnaire) Health Check 1 (baseline) 1993–1997