Many of the data elements in the DOPPS have been collected consistently since the start of the study in 1996. Harmonized data collection has been implemented in PDOPPS and CKDopps. A high-level overview of data elements include:
The DOPPS database and study infrastructure are a unique platform for undertaking novel research. To make the best possible use of this important resource, the DOPPS Steering Committee encourages investigators, whether or not previously affiliated with the DOPPS, to submit proposals for collaboration and ancillary studies. Please click here to learn more about collaborative and ancillary studies.