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Table 2 Summary of Biomarkers and Relevant Sample Size, Wave I, VHAS

From: Design and measurement in a study of war exposure, health, and aging: protocol for the Vietnam health and aging study

Biomarker N
Body measures
 Height 2267
 Weight 2270
 Percent body fat 2018
 Mid-upper arm circumference 2278
 Calf circumference 2241
 Waist circumference 2272
 Hip circumference 2272
Functional measures
 Peak expiratory flow 2250
 Grip strength 2251
 Blood pressure (systolic, diastolic, pulse) 2323
Point-of-care measures
 Complete Blood Count (CBC) 2207
 Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) 1964
Samples retained for laboratory testing
 Plasma 2208
 Buffy coat (peripheral blood mononuclear cells) 2210
 Hair 2215