Physical Measurements Data Dictionary

Research Participants who attended a Study Centre had several measurements taken during their visit. These included blood pressure, sitting height, standing height, waist and hip circumferences, grip strength, weight and bioimpedance.

30,509

Completions

30 - 82

Age Range

2009 - 2015

Collection Period

30,464

Provided Biospecimen

Survey Variables by Section

Var ID Var Name Label Description Type Valid Values Unit
15811 PM_AGE_AT_PM Age at Physical Measurement Age at Physical Measurement Number (Decimal) 35-85 Years
11532 PM_ARM_SPAN Arm span Measurement of the distance from one end of the participant's arm (measured at the longest fingertip) to the other when raised parallel to the ground at shoulder height. Number (Decimal) cm
11547 PM_BIOIMPED Bioimpedance Measurement of the body's inherent resistence to an electrical current. Number (Integer) ohms
11548 PM_BIOIMPED_BFP Body fat percentage (BF%) Measurement of the proportion of fat in the body. Number (Decimal) percentage
11556 PM_BIOIMPED_BMI Body mass index (BMI) Weight measured with bioimpedance (in kg) divided height (in m) squared. Number (Decimal) kg/m2
11553 PM_BIOIMPED_BMR_AVG Basal metabolic rate (BMR) Average measurement of the number of calories burned over a 24-hour period at a normal waking state. Number (Integer) kJ
11549 PM_BIOIMPED_TBWATER Total body water (TBW) Measurement of the total weight of water retained in the body. Number (Decimal) kg
11552 PM_BIOIMPED_WEIGHT Bioimpedance weight Measurement of weight with bioimpedance. Number (Decimal) kg
11506 PM_BP_ARM_CIRCONFERENCE Upper arm circumference The circumference of the upper arm at mid-point. Number (Decimal) cm
11507 PM_BP_ARM_LENGHT Upper arm length The length of upper arm. Number (Decimal) cm
11524 PM_BP_DIASTOLIC_AVG Diastolic blood pressure Average diastolic blood pressure at rest calculated by taking the mean of the measurements. Number (Integer) mmHg
11523 PM_BP_SYSTOLIC_AVG Systolic blood pressure Average systolic blood pressure at rest calculated by taking the mean of the measurements. Number (Integer) mmHg
12580 PM_GS_LEFT_AVG Grip strength - left hand Average measurement of maximum voluntary contraction of the left hand. Number (Integer) kg
12582 PM_GS_MAX Maximum grip strength - both hands Maximum measurement of voluntary contraction of either hand. Number (Integer) kg
12581 PM_GS_RIGHT_AVG Grip strength - right hand Average measurement of maximum voluntary contraction of the right hand. Number (Integer) kg
11542 PM_HIP_AVG Hip circumference Average measurement of the hip circumference calculated by taking the mean of the measurements. Number (Decimal) cm
11525 PM_HR_AVG Heart rate (BPM) Average heart rate at rest calculated by taking the mean of the measurements. Number (Integer) bpm
11533 PM_SITTING_HEIGHT_AVG Sitting height Average measurement of the distance from the buttocks to the head of the participant when he/she is sitting calculated by taking the mean of the measurements. Number (Decimal) cm
11534 PM_STANDING_HEIGHT_AVG Standing height Average vertical measurement of the distance from the foot to the head of the participant when he/she is standing calculated by taking the mean of the measurements. Number (Decimal) cm
11541 PM_WAIST_AVG Waist circumference (WC) Average measurement of the waist circumference calculated by taking the mean of the measurements. Number (Decimal) cm
11543 PM_WAIST_HIP_RATIO Waist to hip ratio (WHR) Waist to hip ratio calculated by dividing the average waist circumference by the average hip circumference. Number (Decimal)
11555 PM_WEIGHT Weight Weight measured using SECCA 770 scale. Number (Decimal) kg
Var ID Var Name Label Description Type Valid Values Unit
15811 PM_AGE_AT_PM Age at Physical Measurement Age at Physical Measurement Number (Decimal) 35-85 Years
11532 PM_ARM_SPAN Arm span Measurement of the distance from one end of the participant's arm (measured at the longest fingertip) to the other when raised parallel to the ground at shoulder height. Number (Decimal) cm
11547 PM_BIOIMPED Bioimpedance Measurement of the body's inherent resistence to an electrical current. Number (Integer) ohms
11548 PM_BIOIMPED_BFP Body fat percentage (BF%) Measurement of the proportion of fat in the body. Number (Decimal) percentage
11556 PM_BIOIMPED_BMI Body mass index (BMI) Weight measured with bioimpedance (in kg) divided height (in m) squared. Number (Decimal) kg/m2
11553 PM_BIOIMPED_BMR_AVG Basal metabolic rate (BMR) Average measurement of the number of calories burned over a 24-hour period at a normal waking state. Number (Integer) kJ
11549 PM_BIOIMPED_TBWATER Total body water (TBW) Measurement of the total weight of water retained in the body. Number (Decimal) kg
11552 PM_BIOIMPED_WEIGHT Bioimpedance weight Measurement of weight with bioimpedance. Number (Decimal) kg
11506 PM_BP_ARM_CIRCONFERENCE Upper arm circumference The circumference of the upper arm at mid-point. Number (Decimal) cm
11507 PM_BP_ARM_LENGHT Upper arm length The length of upper arm. Number (Decimal) cm
11524 PM_BP_DIASTOLIC_AVG Diastolic blood pressure Average diastolic blood pressure at rest calculated by taking the mean of the measurements. Number (Integer) mmHg
11523 PM_BP_SYSTOLIC_AVG Systolic blood pressure Average systolic blood pressure at rest calculated by taking the mean of the measurements. Number (Integer) mmHg
12580 PM_GS_LEFT_AVG Grip strength - left hand Average measurement of maximum voluntary contraction of the left hand. Number (Integer) kg
12582 PM_GS_MAX Maximum grip strength - both hands Maximum measurement of voluntary contraction of either hand. Number (Integer) kg
12581 PM_GS_RIGHT_AVG Grip strength - right hand Average measurement of maximum voluntary contraction of the right hand. Number (Integer) kg
11542 PM_HIP_AVG Hip circumference Average measurement of the hip circumference calculated by taking the mean of the measurements. Number (Decimal) cm
11525 PM_HR_AVG Heart rate (BPM) Average heart rate at rest calculated by taking the mean of the measurements. Number (Integer) bpm
11533 PM_SITTING_HEIGHT_AVG Sitting height Average measurement of the distance from the buttocks to the head of the participant when he/she is sitting calculated by taking the mean of the measurements. Number (Decimal) cm
11534 PM_STANDING_HEIGHT_AVG Standing height Average vertical measurement of the distance from the foot to the head of the participant when he/she is standing calculated by taking the mean of the measurements. Number (Decimal) cm
11541 PM_WAIST_AVG Waist circumference (WC) Average measurement of the waist circumference calculated by taking the mean of the measurements. Number (Decimal) cm
11543 PM_WAIST_HIP_RATIO Waist to hip ratio (WHR) Waist to hip ratio calculated by dividing the average waist circumference by the average hip circumference. Number (Decimal)
11555 PM_WEIGHT Weight Weight measured using SECCA 770 scale. Number (Decimal) kg
Var ID Var Name Label Description Type Valid Values Unit
12567 PM_CI_ARM_SURG_EVER Arm surgery status Have you ever had lymph nodes removed from your arm or chest, or had any surgical procedures on the veins in your arms? Coded 0, 1
12568 PM_CI_ARM_SURG_SIDE Arm Surgery Side Which side underwent the procedure? Coded 1, 2, 3, 7
12569 PM_CI_BP_MEASURE_SAFE Blood pressure contraindication In summary, is the blood pressure and heart rate measurement safe? Coded 0, 1
12579 PM_CI_BW_BIOIMPED_OBS Bioimpedance contraindication Have you observed any condition that makes the bioimpedance measurement impossible? Coded 0, 1
12577 PM_CI_BW_PACEMAKER Implanted medical device status Do you have any medical device implanted inside you, such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, or stent? Coded 0, 1
12578 PM_CI_BW_WEIGHT_OBS Weight measurement contraindication Have you observed any condition that makes the weight measurement impossible? Coded 0, 1, 7
12574 PM_CI_GS_L_HAND_PAIN Left hand pain Do you have significant pain in your left hand or left wrist caused by conditions such as arthritis, tendinitis crisis or carpal tunnel syndrome? Coded 0, 1
12572 PM_CI_GS_L_HAND_SURG Left hand surgery status Have you had any surgery on your left hand or left wrist during the last 13 weeks? Coded 0, 1
12571 PM_CI_GS_OBS Grip strength measurement contraindication Have you observed any condition that makes the grip strength measurement impossible? Coded 0, 1
12575 PM_CI_GS_R_HAND_PAIN Right hand pain Do you have significant pain in your right hand or right wrist caused by conditions such as arthritis, tendinitis crisis or carpal tunnel syndrome? Coded 0, 1
12573 PM_CI_GS_R_HAND_SURG Right hand surgery status Have you had any surgery on your right hand or right wrist during the last 13 weeks? Coded 0, 1
12570 PM_CI_MENSTR_PER_LAST3MONTHS Mentrual period status - previous 3 months Have you had a natural menstrual period during the last 3 months? Coded 0, 1, 7
12576 PM_CI_WH_OBS Waist and hip measurement contraindication Have you observed any condition that makes the waist and hip measurements impossible? Coded 0, 1, 7
Var ID Var Name Label Description Type Valid Values Unit
11470 PM_PRELIMQX_ABLE_STAND Able to stand status Indicator of whether the participant is able to stand unassisted. Coded 0, 1
11480 PM_PRELIMQX_ALCOHOL_LAST_DAY Last day alcohol was consumed The last day alcohol was consumed. Coded 0, 1, 2
11481 PM_PRELIMQX_ALCOHOL_LAST_TIME Last time alcohol was consumed The last time alcohol was consumed. Text HH:mm time
11501 PM_PRELIMQX_ALCOHOL_TIME_PM Time difference between last alcohol use and cardiac measures Calculated time difference between alcohol was used and blood pressure and heart rate measures. Calculated as the blood pressure assessment date and time minus the last date and time alcohol was used. The date and time of physical measurements is taken if the date and time the blood pressure and heart rate measurements is not available. Text HH:mm time
11502 PM_PRELIMQX_ALCOHOL_TIME_SAMPLE Time difference between last alcohol use and blood sample collection Calculated time difference between last alcohol was used and blood sample collection. Calculated as the blood sample collection date and time minus the last date and time alcohol was used. Text HH:mm time
11489 PM_PRELIMQX_BLOOD_DON_PREV_24HRS Blood donation in previous 24 hours Occurrence of at least one blood donation in the last 24 hours. Coded 0, 1
11477 PM_PRELIMQX_CAFFEINE_LAST_DAY Last day caffeine was used The last day caffeine was used. Coded 0, 1, 2
11478 PM_PRELIMQX_CAFFEINE_LAST_TIME Last time caffeine was used The last time caffeine was used. Text HH:mm time
11499 PM_PRELIMQX_CAFFEINE_TIME_PM Time difference between last caffeine use and cardiac measures Calculated time difference between caffeine was used and blood pressure and heart rate measures. Calculated as the blood pressure assessment date and time minus the last date and time caffeine was used. The date and time of physical measurements is taken if the date and time the blood pressure and heart rate measurements is not available. Text HH:mm time
11500 PM_PRELIMQX_CAFFEINE_TIME_SAMPLE Time difference between last caffeine use and blood sample collection Calculated time difference between last caffeine was used and blood sample collection. Calculated as the blood sample collection date and time minus the last date and time caffeine was used. Text HH:mm time
11492 PM_PRELIMQX_CHEMO_PREV_12MTHS Chemotherapy treatment in previous 12 months Occurrence of at least one chemotherapy treatment in the last 12 months Coded 0, 1
11490 PM_PRELIMQX_CHEMO_PREV_12WKS Chemotherapy treatment in previous 12 weeks. Occurrence of at least one chemotherapy treatment in the last 12 weeks. Coded 0, 1
11474 PM_PRELIMQX_FOOD_DRINK_LAST_DAY Fasting status The last day food or drink was consumed, excluding plain water. Coded 0, 1, 2
11475 PM_PRELIMQX_FOOD_DRINK_LAST_TIME Fasting status time The last time food or drink was consumed, excluding plain water. Text HH:mm time
11497 PM_PRELIMQX_FOOD_DRINK_TIME_PM Time difference between last food or drink intake and cardiac measures Calculated time difference between last food or drink was consumed, excluding plain water, and blood pressure and heart rate measures. Calculated as the blood pressure assessment date and time minus the last date and time food or drink was consumed. The date and time of physical measurements is taken if the date and time the blood pressure and heart rate measurements is not available. Text HH:mm time
11498 PM_PRELIMQX_FOOD_DRINK_TIME_SAMPLE Time difference between last food or drink intake and blood sample collection Calculated time difference between last food or drink was consumed, excluding plain water, and blood sample collection. Calculated as the blood sample collection date and time minus the last date and time food or drink was consumed. Text HH:mm time
11486 PM_PRELIMQX_ISOPROPYL_ALC_ALLERGY Alcohol isopropyl allergy Allergic reaction to alcohol isopropyl when applied on the skin. Coded 0, 1
11471 PM_PRELIMQX_PREG_CUR Pregnancy status Indicator of whether the female participant is currently pregnant. Coded 0, 1, 7
11473 PM_PRELIMQX_PREG_CUR_12WK At least 12 weeks pregnant status Indicator of whether the female participant is currently at least 12 weeks pregnant. Coded 0, 1, 7
11472 PM_PRELIMQX_PREG_CUR_WK Number of weeks pregnant Total number of weeks of the female participant's current pregnancy. Coded 7
11493 PM_PRELIMQX_RAD_PREV_12MTHS Radiotherapy treatment in previous 12 months Occurrence of at least one radiotherapy treatment in the last 12 months. Coded 0, 1
11491 PM_PRELIMQX_RAD_PREV_12WKS Radiotherapy treatment in previous 12 weeks Occurrence of at least one radiotherapy treatment in the last 12 weeks. Coded 0, 1
11483 PM_PRELIMQX_TOBACCO_LAST_DAY Last day tobacco used The last day tobacco was used. Coded 0, 1, 2
11484 PM_PRELIMQX_TOBACCO_LAST_TIME Last time tobacco used The last time tobacco was used. Text HH:mm time
11503 PM_PRELIMQX_TOBACCO_TIME_PM Time difference between last tobacco use and cardiac measures Calculated time difference between tobacco was used and blood pressure and heart rate measures. Calculated as the blood pressure assessment date and time minus the last date and time tobacco was used. The date and time of physical measurements is taken if the date and time the blood pressure and heart rate measurements is not available. Text HH:mm time
11504 PM_PRELIMQX_TOBACCO_TIME_SAMPLE Time difference between last tobacco was used and blood sample collection Calculated time difference between last tobacco was used and blood sample collection. Calculated as the blood sample collection date and time minus the last date and time tobacco was used. Text HH:mm time
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