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The following PLCO Vitamin D dataset(s) are available for delivery on CDAS. For each dataset, a Data Dictionary that describes the data is publicly available. In order to obtain the actual data in SAS or CSV format, you must begin a data-only request. Data will be delivered once the project is approved and data transfer agreements are completed.

To learn more about the Vitamin D data collected as part of the study, visit the PLCO Vitamin D documentation page.


Datasets and Data Dictionaries

Data Dictionary
(PDF - 184.5 KB)
1. The Vitamin D Masterfile dataset contains 25-hydroxyvitamin D and 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 from 4488 cases and 4660 controls. It combines data from all thirteen populations.
Data Dictionary
(PDF - 183.9 KB)
2. The Adenoma dataset contains 25-hydroxyvitamin D and 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 from 388 cases and 395 controls.
Data Dictionary
(PDF - 187.6 KB)
3. The Bladder dataset contains 25-hydroxyvitamin D from 371 cases and 362 controls.
Data Dictionary
(PDF - 185.1 KB)
4. The Breast dataset contains 25-hydroxyvitamin D and 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 from 1000 cases and 1002 controls.
Data Dictionary
(PDF - 183.6 KB)
5. The Endometrial dataset contains 25-hydroxyvitamin D from 147 cases and 146 controls.
Data Dictionary
(PDF - 186.8 KB)
6. The NHL dataset contains 25-hydroxyvitamin D from 295 cases and 295 controls.
Data Dictionary
(PDF - 183.7 KB)
7. The Ovarian dataset contains 25-hydroxyvitamin D from 74 cases and 74 controls.
Data Dictionary
(PDF - 190.3 KB)
8. The Pancreas dataset contains 25-hydroxyvitamin D from 234 cases and 416 controls.
Data Dictionary
(PDF - 187.5 KB)
9. The Prostate dataset contains 25-hydroxyvitamin D and 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 from 748 cases and 728 controls.
Data Dictionary
(PDF - 183.6 KB)
10. The Renal dataset contains 25-hydroxyvitamin D from 160 cases and 160 controls.
Data Dictionary
(PDF - 183.8 KB)
11. The Upper GI dataset contains 25-hydroxyvitamin D from 99 cases and 97 controls.
Data Dictionary
(PDF - 185.5 KB)
12. The Colorectal dataset contains 25-hydroxyvitamin D from 476 cases and 476 controls.
Data Dictionary
(PDF - 190.3 KB)
13. The second Prostate dataset contains total 25-hydroxyvitamin D, 25-hydroxyvitamin D2, and 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 from 226 cases and 678 controls.
Data Dictionary
(PDF - 192.6 KB)
14. The Lung dataset contains total 25-hydroxyvitamin D, 25-hydroxyvitamin D2, and 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 from 450 cases and 450 controls.

User Guides and Other Files

User Guides are intended to serve as a guide to using the data contained in these datasets.

For PLCO:
PLCO User Guide (PDF - 360.0 KB)
For Vitamin D Data:
User Guide (PDF - 86.2 KB)