China Kadoorie Biobank
The China Kadoorie Biobank is one of the world’s largest prospective cohort studies. A long-term collaboration between the UK and China, it aims to generate reliable evidence about the lifestyle, environmental and genetic determinants of a wide range of common diseases that can inform disease prevention, risk prediction and treatment worldwide. Find out more.
Over 512,000 adult participants
Recruited from 5 rural and 5 urban regions of China
Baseline survey in 2004
Resurveys in 2008, 2013, and 2020
Data captured from questionnaires, physical measurements, blood and biological samples