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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