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Table 1 Summary of consents in the GS resource at baseline (2006–2011) and added subsequent to the end of participant recruitment in 2011

From: Balancing the local and the universal in maintaining ethical access to a genomics biobank

Dataset Date in GS Participant numbers
Participants recruited 2006–2011 24,084
Participants with consent and mechanism for record linkage 2006–2011 22,014
Participants with consent and mechanism for recontact 2006–2011 21,992a
Participants with consent for sample transfer ex-UK 2012–2013 11,255
Participants with consent for recontact by email 2016 6546
  1. aThis figure includes 785 participants known to have died since participation in GS