UKHLS nurse collected data, sample sizes
I am interested in using the height/weight/BMI data in wave 3 of UKHLS however I noticed the sample size is quite a lot smaller than in wave 2 (around 4,800 vs 16,000). I wondered whether further data from the nurse visits is likely to be added to wave 3, or have fewer visits been made than in wave 2?
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The nurse visits were spread over two waves to cover two different sample populations within the Understanding Society study, i.e. the General Population Sample following Wave 2 and the smaller British Household Panel Survey following Wave 3.
See also #269 for further detail about BMI data.