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APPEND IX PROCEDURE FOR CODING GENETICS SHORT-FORM QUESTIONNAIRES Column Genetics Q~estior'n~re renumber 1-6 (First digit indicates location; sub sequent five, the case number.) Hiroshima H 00000 Kure K 00000 Nagasaki N 00000 2. Hn~band's Master File renumber.... 7-12 (First digit indicates location.) Hiroshima 2 00000 Kure 5 00000 Nagasaki 0 00000 3. Wife's Master File number.... (First digit indicates location.) ...13-18 (Coded as 00 to 99, two columns for husband, two for wife.) 5. In Hiroshima or Nagasaki at time of bombing 23 (YES or NO for husband and wife.) 1 Neither 2 Husband only in Hiroshima 3 Wife only in Hiroshima 4 Both in Hiroshima 5 Husband only in Nagasaki 6 Wife only in Nagasaki 7 Both in Nagasaki 8 Husband in Hiroshima; wife in Nagasaki Wife in Hiroshima; husband in Nagasaki 6. Distance from hypocer~ter24-27 (In hundreds of meters, with maxi mum coded 98 and final entry being 99 or greater; two columns for hus band, two for wife.) 7. Indoors or outside (Coded as both if only one ex posed.) ~ 9 28 ~ It should be noted that in this and a number of items to follow, special provision is not made for the case where only one parent is exposed. When this obtained, the unexposed parent was treated as having 218 Neither sheltered by hill 2 Both outside 3 Husband outside, wife in- doors Wife outside, husband in- doors 5 Both indoors Husband sheltered by hill B Both outside C Husband outside, wife in- doors D Wife outside, husband in- doors E Both indoors Wife sheltered by hill K Both outside L Husband outside, wife in- doors M Wife outside, husband in- doors N Both indoors Both sheltered by hill S Both outside T Husband outside, wife in- doors U Wife outside, husband in- doors V Both indoors Column 8. Type of b~ilding 29 (Answered as Japanese or other, the latter including concrete build ings of all types, brick, air raid shelters, etc. Coded as both if only one exposed.) Husband in Japanese type bldg., wife outdoors given the same response as the exposed parent. Thus, if the husband were exposed and the wife not, and if the husband asserted that he was outdoors at the time of the bombing, item 7 would be coded as 2, namely, both outside. No confusion should exist be- tween this situation and the one where both parents were in fact exposed and outside because of items 5 and 6 in the code.

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Appendix Column 3 Husband in other type bldg., wife outdoors Wife in Japanese type bldg., husband outdoors Wife in other type bldg., husband outdoors Both in Japanese type bldg. Both in other type bldg. Husband in Japanese type bldg., wife in other type 8 Husband in other type, wife in Japanese type bldg. 9. Petechiae .................... (Coded as both if only one ex- posed. Coded as:) Husband Wif e 1 yes yes 2 yes no 3 no yes 4 no no 0. Gingivitis...... (Coded as both if only one ex- posed. Coded as:) Husband Wife 1 yes yes 2 yes no 3 no yes 4 no no 11. Bloody diarrhea ............. (Coded as both if only one ex- posed. Coded as:) Husband Wife 1 yes 2 yes 3 no 4 no 12. Epilation . ...... yes no yes no (Coded as both if only one ex- posed. Coded as:) Husband Wife 1 yes yes 2 yes no 3 no yes 4 no no l'. Fever ....................... (Coded as both if only one ex- posed. Coded as:) Husband Wife 1 yes yes 2 yes no 3 no yes 4 no no 30 31 .. 32 25. 219 Column 14. Burns 35 (Coded as both if only one ex posed. Coded as:) Hasband Wife 1 yes yes 2 yes no 3 no yes 4 no no 15. Trauma (Coded as both if only one ex posed. Coded as:) Hubbard Wife 1 yes yes 2 yes no 3 no yes 4 no no 22. 16. Total duration of cohabitation37-39 (In months coded from 1 to 999.) 17. Months cohabitation prior to An g~ 1945 40 ~ 2 (Coded from 1 to 999.) 18. Conceptions prior to August 1945. 43~4 (Coded from 0 to 99.) 19. Stillbirths prior lo Angnst 1945. . . 45 (Coded from 0 to 9.) 20. Therapentic abortions prior to Aa gast 1945 46 (Coded as 0 to 9.) 21. Months cohabitation after August 1945 47-49 (Coded from 1 to 999.) Conceptions after Angust 1945. 50-51 (Coded as 1 to 99.) 23. Stillbirths after August 1945 52 (Coded asO to 9.) 24. Therapeutic abortions after August 1945 53 (Coded as 0 to 9.) Total conceptions 54-55 (Coded as 0 to 99.) 26. Total stillbirths 56 (Coded as 0 to 9.) 27. Total therapeutic abortions 57 (Coded as 0 to 9.) 34 28. Consanguinity 58 (Coded as:) 1 None 2 First cousins 3 One and one-half cousins 4 Second cousins 5 Other 9 Unknown

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220 Column 29. Date of termination 59-60 Month January 1 February 2 March 3 April 4 May 5 June 6 July 7 August 8 September 9 October 0 November X December V Year 1948 1 1949 2 1950 3 1951 4 1952 5 1953 6 1954 7 30. Duration of pregnancy in weeks. . . 61-62 (Coded as 00 to 99, unknown is 99.) 31. Onset oflabor 63 (Coded as:) 1 Spontaneous less than 24 hours 2 Spontaneous more than 24 hours Induced less than 24 hours Induced more than 24 hours 5 Operative . . . . 32. Comae oflabor (Coded as:) 1 Normal 2 Operative 3 Instrumental 4 Miscellaneous complications 33. Termirzation 65 38. (Coded as:) 1 Livebirth after 38th week 39 2 Premature birth under or in cluding 38th week 3 Stillbirth 20 weeks or under 4 Stillbirth 21-29 weeks 5 Stillbirth 30-38 weeks Stillbirth after 38th week Genetic EJects of Atomic Bombs 64 7 Unknown livebirth 8 Unknown stillbirth 34. Multiple birth 66 (Coded as:) 1 Single birth 2 First twin Column 3 Second twin 4 First triplet 5 Second triplet 6 Third triplet 3 5. Sex of newborn . .. ... . .. ... .. .. (Coded as:) 1 Male 2 Female 3 Undetermined ' Weight of newborn 68-70 (In tens of grams. 999 for un known. ~ 37. Abnormality . ........ 71 (Coded as:) 1 Normal 2 Congenital disease 3 Birth injury 4 Major malformation 5 Minor malformation 6 Congenital disease, birth in ) ury Congenital disease, major malformation 8 Congenital disease, minor malformation 9 Birth injury, major malfor mation 0 Birth injury, minor malfor mation X Congenital disease, birth in jury, major malformation V Congenital disease, birth in jury, minor malformation Type of abnormality 72-77 (Classified by code. See Part II. ~ Neonatal death 78-79 (Coded as age at death.) 00 Under 1 day 01 1 day 02 2 days 03 3-6 days 04 7-13 days (1 week) 05 14-20 days (2 weeks) 06 21-27 days (3 weeks) 07 1 month 08 2 months etc. to 11 months 40. Other pregnancies since 1948 80 (Number for which questionnaire was completed.)