1973-78 Cohort

1973-78 Cohort

The eighth 'pilot' survey for the 1973-78 is now underway. The survey for invited participants can be reached here

During this eighth pilot, some women will be given the opportunity to attend a free comprehensive health check. See the Substudies -> MPREM page for more details.

The sixth survey for the 1973-78 cohort commenced in May 2012, and closed in November 2013. For the first time, this cohort was offered the option of doing the survey online, instead of only by post.

Since the project began in 1995 these women have mailed back over 55,000 surveys. Survey 7 of this cohort is scheduled for 2015.  

The most popular names in this age group are:

  • Michelle
  • Rebecca
  • Kylie

Some interesting facts about women in the 1973-78 cohort:
7%of women eat chocolate 1 time or more per day.
67%of women eat broccoli at least once a week.
64%of women eat at least one banana a day.
13%of women do not eat red meat.
20yrsThe average age women first move out of home.
29%of women have at least one child.