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Table 1 Clinical measurements and biological samples in the BELHES

From: The Belgian health examination survey: objectives, design and methods

Clinical measurementBiological samples
BloodUrine
EHES coreExtraEHES coreExtraEHES coreExtra
Blood pressure
Height
Weight
Waist Circumference
Handgrip strength
(50+ years)
HbA1Ca
Glucose
Cholesterol
Telomere length
Mitochondrial DNAb
NoneCotinine
Hydroxycotinine
Sodium
Iodine
Creatinine
Black carbon
PAHsc
  1. aGlycated haemoglobin
  2. bDeoxyribonucleic acid
  3. cPolyaromatic hydrocarbons