This infographic shows “at a glance” some of our data about GUTS participants—gender ratio, number of participants per family, where in the world you live, how much you’ve grown, and (fun fact!) how many eggrolls you’ve eaten!
GUTS and gender
There are 1.18 female GUTS participants for every male GUTS participant.
From a researcher’s point of view, this is a great balance because it is very similar to the male-female ratio in the most recent US Census.
How much has the Growing Up Today Study grown?
17,456 women participating in the Nurses’ Health Study enrolled one or more of their children in GUTS.
Most of you are solo participants in GUTS, but some families have more than one participant and some have quite a few...
GUTS around the world
Here's where GUTS participants live.
...and let's not forget our overseas participants! There are 47 of you spread across:
Have you moved? Update your contact info.
GUTS participants have grown 153,675 inches since the study began. That's nearly
the height of the Empire State Building.
That's a lot of data!
Just how many eggrolls have GUTS
Placed end to end, they would extend
the length of a marathon!