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Table 4 Time spent in the different recruitment stations

From: The UAE healthy future study: a pilot for a prospective cohort study of 20,000 United Arab Emirates nationals

Visit Station Assessments Time taken (mins)
Reception & consent • Welcome and given a printed copy of the Participant Information Leaflet (Arabic and English) • Consent taken and form signed 5–10
Questionnaire • Self-administered touch-screen questionnaire via tablet 15–25
Interview & Physical Measurements • Interviewer questionnaire • Blood pressure measurement • Standing & sitting height • Body mass • Waist & hip circumference • Neck circumference • Bio-impedance measure • Hand-grip strength 15
Specimen Collection • Collection of blood samples (about 14 ml) • Urine sample (50 ml) • Oral wash (10 ml) 5–10
Total (min)   40–60 min