These aggregated data snapshots provide a high-level overview of PEGS and highlight the value and uniqueness of PEGS. These snapshots provide summary information about participant demographics, diseases or phenotypes and the various exposure data collected from the PEGS participants.

Demographics

PEGS Demographics, gender, age, race, eduction, and income participant data charts

Health & Exposure Survey

PEGS Health and Exposure Surevy data

External Exposome Survey

PEGS External Exposome Survey data

Internal Exposome Survey

PEGS Internal Exposome Survey data

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Data

PEGS GIS data

Genomic Data

PEGS Genomic Data

Disease Frequency

This table shows diseases with at least 100 cases in all PEGS participants and in PEGS participants for whom whole genome sequencing data is available.

Disease Diagnosis Number of Cases in All Participants Number of Cases in Participants With Whole Genome Sequencing
Any cancer diagnosis 1321 693
Cancer diagnosis, breast, including ductal carcinoma in situ or DCIS 258 139
Cancer diagnosis, skin (non-melanoma) 508 303
Cancer diagnosis 1, had surgery 401 338
Diagnosed with manic depressive illness or bipolar disorder 488 188
Diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome by a doctor or health care professional 229 100
Ever diagnosed with allergic rhinitis, hay fever or seasonal allergies 3751 2050
Ever diagnosed with high blood pressure or hypertension 3460 1614
Ever diagnosed with high cholesterol 3094 1617
Ever diagnosed with allergies or allergic reactions (other than seasonal allergies) 2620 1427
Ever diagnosed with chicken pox 2598 2070
Ever diagnosed with flu 2062 1629
Ever diagnosed with migraine headaches (with or without aura) 1649 880
Ever diagnosed with iron deficiency anemia 1524 827
Ever diagnosed with polyps in the colon or rectum 1469 816
Ever diagnosed with osteoarthritis 1247 707
Ever diagnosed with bone loss, thinning in the bones, osteopenia, or pre-osteoporosis 1240 666
Ever diagnosed with asthma 1233 607
Ever diagnosed with diabetes or sugar diabetes 1142 481
Ever diagnosed with thyroid disease (other than cancer) 1097 595
Ever diagnosed with pre-diabetes, impaired fasting glucose, or impaired glucose tolerance 1126 567
Ever diagnosed with measles 1109 920
Ever diagnosed with Mumps 1000 842
Ever diagnosed with cold sores 954 771
Ever diagnosed with other type of arthritis 912 385
Ever diagnosed with eczema 877 468
Ever diagnosed with kidney stones 874 429
Ever diagnosed with shingles (Health & Exposure Survey) 834 420
Ever diagnosed with German Measles 773 659
Ever diagnosed with Viral Pneumonia 781 606
Ever diagnosed with gallbladder disease 752 390
Ever diagnosed with urticaria or hives 734 436
Ever diagnosed with diabetes, currently using diabetic pills (oral medication) to lower blood sugar 729 292
Ever diagnosed with lactose intolerance 712 363
Ever diagnosed with hypothyroidism (e.g., Hashimoto's thyroiditis) 703 420
Ever diagnosed with bacterial food poisoning 605 485
Ever diagnosed with cardiac arrhythmia 561 308
Ever diagnosed with bacterial pneumonia 534 418
Ever diagnosed with Mononucleosis (Mono) 522 427
Ever diagnosed with stomach or duodenal ulcer 502 259
Ever diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis or RA 470 193
Ever diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD (e.g., chronic bronchitis, emphysema) 467 189
Ever diagnosed with a sleep disorder 465 374
Ever diagnosed with viral food poisoning 458 371
Ever diagnosed with pyelonephritis, nephritis, or kidney infection 441 227
Ever diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) 434 208
Ever diagnosed with brittle bones or osteoporosis 426 170
Ever diagnosed with a staph infection 432 341
Ever diagnosed with psoriasis 399 208
Ever diagnosed with fibromyalgia 383 171
Ever diagnosed with gout 364 155
Ever diagnosed with diabetes, currently being treated with insulin 337 118
Ever diagnosed with poor blood flow or blocked or narrowed arteries to the legs, claudication or peripheral arterial disease 346 136
Ever diagnosed with shingles (Exposome B Survey) 350 282
Ever diagnosed with coronary artery disease 312 141
Ever diagnosed with heart attack or myocardial infarction (MI) 290 112
Ever diagnosed with Streptococcal Invasive Disease 297 232
Ever diagnosed with genital warts 275 216
Ever diagnosed with hepatitis 255 129
Ever diagnosed with chlamydia 251 184
Ever diagnosed with hyperthyroidism (e.g., Grave's disease) 239 119
Ever diagnosed with Ulcers 220 188
Ever diagnosed with fatty liver disease or steatosis 214 107
Ever diagnosed with Raynaud's syndrome or disease 211 134
Ever diagnosed with enlarged thyroid or goiter 205 100
Ever diagnosed with Whooping Cough 196 169
Ever diagnosed with genital herpes 196 146
Females only, ever diagnosed with endometriosis 661 351
Females only, ever diagnosed with fibroids, fibroid tumors, uterine fibroids or other benign uterine tumors 1457 746
Females only, ever diagnosed with ovarian cysts or benign ovarian growth or neoplasm 1224 660
Females only, ever diagnosed with polyps in the endometrium or uterus 351 192
Males only, ever diagnosed with an enlarged prostate or benign prostatic hyperplasia 460 243
Males only, ever diagnosed with an inflammation of the prostate or prostatitis 242 132
Sleep disorder diagnosis, sleep apnea 362 291

All data on this website are reported from PEGS Data Freeze 3.1 created on 6/27/2023.