Donor InSight: what has been measured?

Phase Measurements
Ongoing

Linkage to the Dutch donor database:

  • Number and timing of donations
  • Donation screening data, including blood pressure and haemoglobin levels
  • Donor deferrals
DIS-I
2007-2009

Questionnaire (pdf) only:

  • Demographic characteristics
  • Donation
  • Lifestyle
  • Health and disease
  • Family composition and medical history
  • Menstruation, menopause and pregnancy
DIS-II
2012-2013

Questionnaire (pdf) only:

  • Demographic characteristics
  • Donation
  • Lifestyle
  • Health and disease
  • Family composition and medical history
  • Menstruation, menopause and pregnancy
DIS-III
will be completed in 2016

Measurements:

  • Full blood count
  • Iron metabolism
  • DNA isolation and sequencing (Affymetrix)
  • Accelerometers in a subset of the participants (Actigraph)

Questionnaire:

  • Lifestyle
  • Menstruation, menopause and pregnancy
  • Health Status
  • Cognitive functioning
  • Iron-deficiency-related symptoms
Planned and/or optional

Linkage to:

  • Dutch Cancer Registry (NKR, planned for 2014-2015)
  • other databases and disease registries (optional)

Last edited on: 27 October 2016