Most surveys included a detailed questionnaire focussing on lifestyle and general health history, a number of physical measurements and tests, and blood samples were collected for biochemical, haematological and immunological analyses and DNA extraction (later surveys only).
A summary of the information collected in each of the surveys held up until 2007 are provided below.
Surveys in 1994/95 and 2005/07
- download excel: BHS 1994-95 & 2005-07 Data_Summary
- download pdf: BHS 1994-95 & 2005-07 Data_Summary
Surveys from 1966 to 1987
- download excel: BHS 1966 – 1987 Data_Summary
- download pdf: BHS 1966 – 1987 Data_Summary
Updated February 2017.