Table 2

Proposed measures and timing of measures in ABC
Measures Antenatal visit1 Birth visit 6 months post delivery (telephone) 1 year visit 2 year visit 3 year visit
Demographics - X
Age X X1 X1 X1
HCN X X1,3 X1,3 X1,3
Address/Postal Code X X1 X1 X1
Family Doctor - Info X X1 X1 X1
Midwife/ObGyn Info X
Expected Delivery Date X
Medical History X
Diabetes X X1
Increased blood pressure X X1
Increased cholesterol X X1
Other major medical history X X1
Family History X
Medications Used X X1
Past Pregnancy Info X
Still Births X
Past Gest. DM X
Pre-Eclampsia X
Low Birth Weight X
Premature Birth X
Social Determinants X
Years Living on the Reserve X
Place of Birth X
Religious Practices X
Annual Household Income X X1 X1 X1
Occupation X X1 X1 X1
Marital Status X X1 X1 X1
Education X X
Social Support X X1 X1 X1
Domestic Violence X X1 X1 X1
Depression X X1 X1 X1 X1
Health Behaviours
Cigarette Exposure X X X X
Diet/Infant feeding X X3 X3 X3 X3
Activity/Sedentary Behaviours X X3 X3 X3 X3
Physical Exam X X X X
Blood Pressure X X2 X3 X3 X1,3
Height/Length X X2 X3 X3 X3 X1,3
Weight X X2 X3 X1,3 X1,3 X1,3
Waist and Hip Circumference X X2 X3 X3 X1,3
Skin Folds X X2 X3 X3 X1,3
Head Circumference (baby only) X2 X X X X
Fetal Ultrasound X
Blood Analysis X
Hemoglobin X
Glucose X2 X3 X3 X3
75 g OGTT (0, 60, 120 min) X
Insulin X X2 X3 X3 X3
Adiponectin X X X X X
Leptin X X2 X X X
Lipid Profile X X2 X3 X3 X3
CBC X2 X3 X3 X3
Aliquots for Future Analysis X X2 X3 X3 X3
DNA Long-term Storage X X2
Birth Visit
Type of Delivery X
Duration of Labour X
Premature Labour X
Blood Loss X
Birth Weight X
APGAR scores (1 and 5 min) X
Adverse outcomes X
Placenta & Cord Blood X
Stool X3
Breastmilk X4

1: All measurements taken in the mother, 2: Measurements taken in newborn at birth, 3 Measurements taken in infant, 4: Collected from mother at 6 weeks.

Wahi et al.

Wahi et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:608   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-608

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