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This forms part of the Group (Study) described above.

Fields   DescriptionRequiredRepeatable
StudyUnit


Holds information about the sweeps of the studyYesYes

Agency

The DDI agency identifier for the metadata e.g. uk.alspac, uk.cls.mcsYesNo

Abstract

A brief description of the sweepYesNo

AnalysisUnit

A description of the unit of analysis. Most commonly this is individual or household in CLOSER.YesNo

KindOfData

A list of the kinds of data included in the sweep, using a controlled vocabulary YesYes

Universe

 A description of the population of the sweepYesNo 

Citation 

Holds reference information about the sweepYes No 


Title 
The official name of the sweep Yes No 


AlternateTitle 
An alternate title by which the sweep is known e.g. the first sweep of the 1970 British Cohort Study is also known as the British Births StudyNo No 


Creator 
The Principal Investigator at the time of the sweep Yes Yes 


Publisher 
The host institution at the time of the sweep Yes Yes

FundingInformation

Holds information about the funders at the time of the sweep Yes Yes 


Organization 
The organisation providing the funding Yes No 


GrantNumber
The grant number of the funding No No 

Coverage 

Holds information about the coverage of the sweep YesNo 


 SpatialCoverage
Holds information about the spatial coverage of the sweep Yes No 



CountryCodeA code for the country covered by the sweep using the ISO 3166 codes e.g GB-ENG, GB-WALYes Yes 



Description Where the country code is not adequate, this allows a description of the spatial coverageNo No 



TopLevelReferenceThe highest geographical level at which data is available (e.g. country, county, district, etc.) No No 



LowestLevelReference The lowest geographical level at which data is available (e.g. postcode, grid reference)No No 


TemporalCoverage
Holds information about the time period covered by the sweep Yes No 



Start dateThis can be a year, a month and year or a full date Yes No 



End date This can be a year, a month and year or a full date and can be in a different format to start dateNo No 

Life Stage

Controlled vocabulary listing the life stage of the sweep Yes No 

Version


YesNo

Dataset


NoYes

DataCollection

References the data collections in the sweepYes No 
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