Funding for this research was provided by:
Sydney Local Health District
South Eastern Sydney Local health District
Central and Eastern Sydney Primary Health Network
Received: 9 April 2018
Accepted: 21 October 2019
First Online: 7 November 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval was granted for this research project by the New South Wales Population and Health Services Research Ethics Committee (Ref # 2016/06/642) and from the University of New South Wales Human Research Ethics Committee for the 45 and Up Study overall.All participants provided written consent before participating in the 45 and Up Study which included consent to: follow them over time using their health and other records, contact them in the future about changes in health and lifestyle, and use their data for health research.
: All participants provided written consent before participating in the 45 and Up Study which included consent to publish reports and publications based on de-identified information.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.