Alcohol Cohort 2 (yellow)
Study Code:AL2
Sample:4269 pairs
Start Date:May.1990
Status:Completed
Contact:David Smyth
More Info:QIMR only


This study is loosely based on the Alcohol Cohort 1 study (AL1) but with a different cohort. This study was conducted on all ATR twins born between 1964 and 1970. This cohort is sometimes referred to as the "young" cohort. The 4269 twin pairs identified, were sent the Alcohol Cohort 2 questionnaire (also known as the "yellow" questionnaire). The Yellow questionnaire contained sections on:

  • You and your twin
  • Your parents, brothers and sisters
  • Family and Children
  • Marriage
  • Education / Social Class / Occupation
  • Smoking Habits
  • Personality I (Eyesenck Personality Questionnaire)
  • Health
  • Drinking Habits
  • Drinking Problems
  • Personality II (Tridimensional Personality Questionnaire)
  • Relationships
  • Attitudes
  • Voting Preference
  • Feelings
  • Church Attendance
  • Womens Health
    • Your Own Health
    • Menstruation
    • Pregnancies