Year 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2015 2016 2018
Wave 1 2 3 4 5 6 CheckPoint 7 8
Age 3-19 months 2-3 years 4-5 years 6-7 years 8-9 years 10-11 years 11-12 years 12-13 years 14-15 years
Asthma P:HN F M Si
Eczema P:HN F M Si
Allergic rhinitis/hay fever P:HN F M Si
Food allergies P:HN F M Si
Other allergy (insect, latex) P:HN F M Si

Featured measurements

HN: HealthNuts Study derived
ISAAC: International Study of Asthma and Allergy in Children adaptation
SDV: Study Devised Variable


Allergy questions were derived from the HealthNuts Study, as described in:

Koplin, J.J., Wake, M., Dharmage, S.C., Matheson, M., Tang, M.L., Gurrin, L.C., Dwyer, T., Peters, R.L., Prescott, S., Ponsonby, A.L., Lowe, A.J. and Allen, K.J. (2015). Cohort Profile: The HealthNuts Study: Population prevalence and environmental/genetic predictors of food allergy. Int J Epidemiol, 44(4): 1161-71. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyu261

Peters, R.L., Koplin, J.J., Gurrin, L.C., Dharmage, S.C., Wake, M., Ponsonby, A.L., Tang, M.L.K., Lowe, A.J., Matheson, M., Dwyer, T. and Allen, K.J. (2017). The prevalence of food allergy and other allergic diseases in early childhood in a population-based study: HealthNuts age 4-year follow-up. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 140(1): 145-153.e8. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2017.02.019


A = Administration report abstraction
C = Index child report (reporting on others)
L = Linkage (to other databases)
M = Medical records data abstraction
O = Observation/direct assessment
N = Nurse report
P = Parent/primary caregiver report
Pe = Peer report
S = Self report
T = Teacher report
X = Undefined
X BF = Pertaining to biological father
X BM = Pertaining to biological mother
C = Pertaining to index child
X F = Pertaining to father
X Fam = Pertaining to family
X G = Pertaining to grandparent(s)
X M = Pertaining to mother
X P = Pertaining to parent(s)
X Pa = Pertaining to partner
X Pe = Pertaining to peers
X Pr = Pertaining to primary caregiver
X Si = Pertaining to sibling(s)