Relatives of AL1 (pink/blue)
Study Code:AR1
Sample:14421 relatives
Start Date:Nov.1989
Status:Completed
Contact:Anjali Henders
More Info:QIMR only


This study is one of the two "Pink/Blue" studies, the other being an equivalent study on the relatives of alcohol cohort 2. All immediate relatives, i.e. parents, children, siblings and spouses, were targeted. The "blue" questionnaire was sent to parents of twins and the "pink" questionnaire was sent to the partners and relatives of twins.

The parent questionnaire contained questions about:

  • Your twins
  • You parents, brothers and sisters
  • Family and children
  • Marriage
  • Education
  • Social Class
  • Smoking Habits
  • Your Personality I (Eyesenck Personality Questionnaire)
  • Mothers only
    • The twins birth
    • The twins as children
    • The twins as teenagers
    • Your own health
    • Menstruation
    • Pregnancies
  • Body Size
  • Health
  • Drinking Habits
  • Drinking Problems
  • Your Personality II (Tridimensional Personality Questionnaire)
  • Relationships
  • Attitudes
  • Voting Preference
  • Church Attendance

The partners and relatives questionnaire contained questions about:

  • You parents, brothers and sisters
  • Family and children
  • Marriage
  • Education
  • Social Class
  • Occupation
  • Smoking Habits
  • Your Personality I (Eyesenck Personality Questionnaire)
  • Body Size
  • Health
  • Drinking Habits
  • Drinking Problems
  • Your Personality II (Tridimensional Personality Questionnaire)
  • Relationships
  • Attitudes
  • Voting Preference
  • Religion
  • Women only
    • Your own health
    • Menstruation
    • Pregnancies