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Born in Bradford

Born in Bradford

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The Born in Bradford study presents independent research commissioned by the National Institute for Health Research Collaboration for Applied Health Research and Care (NIHR CLAHRC) and the Programme Grants for Applied Research funding scheme (RP-PG-0407-10044).
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Investigators Contacts
  • Professor Rosie McEachan
    Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust
  • Professor John Wright
    Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust
  • Dr Claudine Anne Bowyer-Crane
    University of York


Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
All babies were visited by a health worker at 2 weeks, 7 weeks and 8 months. Growth measurements, breastfeeding and immunization data are recorded on child health record and child health information systems. Growth measurements by the school nurse will be collected at 4 and 6 years.
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Marker Paper

Wright J, Small N, Raynor P, et al. Cohort Profile: the Born in Bradford multi-ethnic family cohort study. Int J Epidemiol. 2013;42(4):978-991. doi:10.1093/ije/dys112; Dickerson J, Bird PK, McEachan RR, et al. Born in Bradford's Better Start: an experimental birth cohort study to evaluate the impact of early life interventions. BMC Public Health. 2016;15(1):711. Published 2016 Aug 4. doi:10.1186/s12889-016-3318-0

PUBMED 23064411; 27488369


Sources of Recruitment
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
Number of participants with biosamples
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Babies born from 2007 - 2010. Pregnant women, their partners and their newborn babies.If we don't take into account mothers and partners the cohort has 13818 children.


Availability of data and biosamples


Availability of access information

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