Life course program encompasses two cohort studies
- Aboriginal Birth CohortLife course study of Indigenous people
- Top End CohortLife course study of non-Indigenous people
Dr Sue Sayers founded the largest and longest running prospective study of Indigenous babies.
All members of the TEC study were born in Darwin, NT between 1987 and 1991. Retrospective birth characteristics have been obtained from their hospital records.
196 non-Indigenous adolescents born in Darwin between 1987-1991 were recruited.