Data Definitions

Standard Definitions

The definitions document details terms and definitions used in BCSC. Variable names are also included. This document is meant to help researchers better understand the variables and definitions used in the BCSC database.

BCSC Standard Definitions (revised 2017; last updated 2018) (PDF)


For definitions used in pre-2017 BCSC papers, please see the old version of the definitions document.

BCSC Standard Definitions (oldversion) (PDF)