Prospective data now available to all open access users.

Sep 1, 2018 12:00 AM

From September 2018 all researchers can now access cause specific mortality and 1st resurvey data alongside the cross-sectional data collected at baseline. This prospective data was first made available to researchers in China in May 2018.

The CKB Data Access System was launched in September 2015 and enables bona fide researchers to apply to use the CKB resource for health-related research. Since the launch over 400 researchers from around the world have registered to use the resource and over 120 datasets delivered.

The CKB Data Access System is a secure online portal that allows researcher to 1) register to use the resource and 2) complete project proposals and data requests. The initial data release comprised of data collected from 512,000 individuals at the baseline survey, including demographics, socio-economic status, lifestyle behaviours, medical history and physical measurements. Further details about the resurvey and long-term follow up data can be found here.

Information about the CKB Data Access Policy and Procedures is available on in the Data Access Section of the CKB website.