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My Daughter Growing Up
This questionnaire should be answered by the chief child carer. It asks about your child as she continues to develop.
It is like the other questionnaires you have received. To answer simply tick the box which best describes your child or your child's situation. Please answer all questions that you can. If you cannot answer certain questions or if they do not apply to you please put a line through them. There are no right or wrong answers. Please just describe what happens in your situation. You may make additional comments at the end. All answers are confidential.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP
SECTION A: GOING TO SCHOOL

Does she go to school?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to section B on page 12
qc_A1_a == 2
SECTION B: EATING HABITS
How far do the following statements describe your study child?
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She likes to try different foods
She seems to enjoy eating
She seems to prefer sweet foods
She seems to prefer savoury foods
She plays with her food rather than eating eagerly
She is very choosy about the food she eats
She finishes all the food on the plate

Children are often difficult about eating certain foods. When your study child is difficult about a certain food that you would like her to eat, how far do the following sentences describe how you deal with this?

4
Is never difficult
If Is never difficult Go to B3 on page 13
qc_B2 == 4
When you are preparing food does your study child help in any of the following ways?
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She helps to choose what we have by looking in the cupboard/fridge
She comes shopping with me and helps to choose food that we buy
She helps with the cooking/ preparation
She helps to get things out for the meal/sets the table
She helps to clear things away after the meal
Do you have any rules that you try to follow when feeding the family?
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"Proper" cooked meal every day
Fresh fruit every day
Meat, fish, egg or cheese every day
Vegetables or salad every day
Pudding every day (including yoghurt or ice cream)
"Special" meal each week e.g. Sunday lunch
Eat up everything on the plate
Do you try to use any of the following kinds of foods or drinks in meals for your study child?
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"Whole" food (unrefined, e.g. brown rice or pasta etc.)
Reduced sugar/sugar-free foods or drinks
Reduced fat/fat-free foods or drinks
Low salt foods
Foods or drinks with added Vitamin C
Foods or drinks with added iron
"Organic" foods or drinks
On normal school days how often does your study child eat something at the following times of day?
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Before school
Mid-morning
Mid-day
Mid-afternoon before 4.30 p.m.
Late afternoon, between 4.30 & 6.00 p.m.
Early evening betweeen 6.00 & 7.30 p.m.
Mid-evening between 7.30 & 9.00 p.m.
Late evening after 9.00 p.m.
How many times a week on school days does your study child have the following foods or drinks before school?
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Nothing to eat or drink
Has a drink but nothing to eat
Has cereal without milk
Has cereal with milk
Has bread or toast
Has bacon, egg, sausage, or cheese
Has crisps, corn snack or other savoury snack
Has sweet biscuits, sweets or chocolates
Has fruit, yoghurt or fromage frais
Has a milk drink

How many times a week on school days does your study child have the following foods or drinks before school? Has other food (Please tick & describe)

1
Never
2
Once in 2 weeks
3
Once a week
4
2-4 times a week
5
5 times a week
9
Don't know
Other
How many times a week on school days does your study child have as her mid-day meal?
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Cooked meal at school
Packed lunch provided by school
Packed lunch provided from home
Comes home for a snack lunch
Comes home for a main meal at mid day

How often do you ask your study child about the food she has eaten at school?

1
Never
2
Occasionally
3
Quite often
4
Most days
7
Does not eat at school
How many times a week on school days does your study child have for her tea/evening meal ?
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Cooked meal with no vegetables or salad
Cooked meal with fresh vegetables or salad
Cooked meal with frozen vegetables
Cooked meal with tinned vegetables
Sandwich or snack meal e.g. Baked beans on toast, pot noodles
How many times a week on school days does your study child have for her tea/evening meal ? How does she eat her evening meal?
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Sitting up at a table
From a tray/plate on her lap
Using a knife and fork
Using a spoon and/or fingers
Adult(s) eat with her
Other children eat with her but not adults
Eats on her own
On a school day......

Does she have milk at school

1
Yes
2
No

Does she have milk at home

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to B12 below
qc_B11_b == 2

When your study child is offered vegetables e.g: carrots, green vegetables, peas, sweetcorn etc. (not including potatoes, pasta, tinned spaghetti, baked beans, or rice) which of the following statements best describes her attitude to eating them?

1
Never offered these vegetables
If Never offered these vegetables on question B12i Go to B13 on page 20
qc_B12_i == 1

When your study child is offered fresh fruit e.g. an apple, pear or banana etc. which of the following statements best describes her attitude to eating it?

1
Never offered fresh fruit
If Never offered fresh fruit on question B13i Go to B14 below
qc_B13_i == 1

Which of the following statements best describes your study child's attitude to eating slices or chunks of meat that need chewing e.g. a slice of chicken, or lamb or pork chop or chunks of meat in stew?

1
Never offered meat
If Never offered meat on question B14i Go to B15 on page 21
qc_B14_i == 1
How often would you describe meal times with your children in the following ways?
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Mealtimes are enjoyable for everyone
Mealtimes are a rush
Mealtimes give us time to talk to each other
Mealtimes include arguments between the children
Mealtimes include arguments between adults and children
Mealtimes include arguments between adults

Does your child have definite likes and dislikes as far as food is concerned?

1
no, will eat almost anything
2
yes, quite choosy
3
yes, very choosy
How often does she suck a dummy or her thumb or finger?
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dummy
thumb of right hand
thumb of left hand
finger(s)

Apart from her finger, thumb or a dummy does she have a special object that she uses for comfort?

1
Yes
2
No
If no go to B18 below
If yes,
qc_B17_b == 1

what is this?

1
blanket
2
cuddly toy
3
other (please describe)
Other

Does she eat coal, soil, dirt or other non-food substances?

1
yes, every day
2
yes, at least once a week
3
yes, less than once a week
4
no, not at all
If yes,
qc_B18 == 1 || qc_B18 == 2 || qc_B18 == 3

please tick and describe what she eats:

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SECTION C: PROBLEMS AND TREATMENT
Children often have accidents or illnesses that need treatment. Please indicate which of the following have been given to your child in the last 12 months.
- If yes, please give full names of substances if you can

1 - Never

2 - Yes for 1-2 episodes only

3 - Yes for 3 or more episodes

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1 - Never

2 - Yes for 1-2 episodes only

3 - Yes for 3 or more episodes

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cough medicine
antibiotics/penicillin
throat medicine
vitamins
paracetamol/calpol
ointment for skin
eye ointment
diarrhoea mixture or pills
dimotapp/decongestant
ear drops
eye drops
iron
laxative
homeopathic medicine
herbal medicine
asthma medication
vaporiser

Children often have accidents or illnesses that need treatment. Please indicate which of the following have been given to your child in the last 12 months. Other (please tick and describe) please give full names of substances if you can

2
Yes for 1-2 episodes only
3
Yes for 3 or more episodes
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Other

Are there any pills, ointments or medicines that she has taken every day or nearly every day for the last 3 months? (Include vitamins, skin cream, inhaler, laxatives as well as antibiotics, homeopathic and herbal remedies etc.)

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C3a below
If yes,
qc_C2_a == 1

please describe:

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During the child's early years of life possible problems may be identified - yet when investigated further they are often found not to be problems at all. In this section we are asking about any possible problems that might have arisen.

Since your study child's 5th birthday has she been investigated because it was thought she might have something wrong with her spine, her legs or her feet?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C4a on page 25
If yes,
qc_C3_a == 1

were any problems found?

1
Yes
2
No
9
Don't know
If no, go to C4a on page 25
If yes,
qc_C3_b == 1

please describe:

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how old was she?

1
5 years old
2
6 years old

what treatment did she have?

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Since her 5th birthday has anyone thought there might be a problem with her hearing?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C5a below
qc_C4_a == 2

Has anyone ever thought there might be a problem with her eyesight?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C6a on page 26
If yes,
qc_C5_a == 1

What was thought to be wrong with her eyes?

1
squint (eyes not looking in same direction)
2
colour blind
3
something else (please tick and describe)
4
don't know
Other

Has your child been referred to an eye specialist since her 5th birthday?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C6a on page 26
If yes,
qc_C5_c == 1

at what age?

1
5 years old
2
6 years old

What was decided?

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What treatment was given?

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Has anyone ever thought that there might be a problem with her talking?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C7a below
If yes,
qc_C6_a == 1

Has she ever been seen by a speech therapist?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C6c below
If yes,
qc_C6_b == 1

how old was she? ... years

Age

what was decided?

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Are there still any worries about her talking?

1
Yes
2
No
If yes,
qc_C6_c == 1

please describe

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Has anyone ever thought there might be a problem with her growth?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C8a on page 27
If yes,
qc_C7_a == 1

Has she ever been seen by a specialist about her growth?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to e) below
If yes,
qc_C7_b == 1

how old was she? ... years

Age

what was decided?

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Are there still worries about her growth?

1
Yes
2
No
If yes,
qc_C7_e == 1

please describe

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Has anyone ever thought there might be a problem with clumsiness or her movement or coordination?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C9a on page 28
If yes,
qc_C8_a == 1

Has she ever been seen by a specialist about this?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C8e on page 28
If yes,
qc_C8_b == 1

how old was she? ... years

Age

what was decided?

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Are there still worries about this?

1
Yes
2
No
If yes,
qc_C8_e == 1

please describe

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Has anyone ever thought there might be a problem with other aspects of her development?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C10a below
If yes,
qc_C9_a == 1

Has she ever been seen by a specialist about this?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to e) below
If yes,
qc_C9_b == 1

how old was she? ...years

Age

what was decided?

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Are there still worries about this?

1
Yes
2
No
If yes,
qc_C9_e == 1

please describe

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Has anyone ever thought there might be a problem with her behaviour or personality?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C11a on page 29
If yes,
qc_C10_a == 1

Has she ever been seen by a specialist about this?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C10e on page 29
If yes,
qc_C10_b == 1

how old was she? ...years

Age

what was decided?

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Are there still worries about this?

1
Yes
2
No
If yes,
qc_C10_e == 1

please describe

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Has anyone ever thought there might be a problem with aches and pains, including headache?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C12a on page 30
If yes,
qc_C11_a == 1

Has she ever been seen by a specialist about this?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C11e below
If yes,
qc_C11_b == 1

how old was she? ...years

Age

what was decided?

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Are there still worries about this?

1
Yes
2
No
If yes,
qc_C11_e == 1

please describe

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Have there been any other problems for which your child saw (or is going to see) a specialist since her 5th birthday?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C13a on page 31
If yes,
qc_C12_a == 1

For how many different problems?

How many
Please list, for each problem, what has happened:
What was thought to be the problem? Has she seen a specialist? What age was she the first time she was seen for this problem ? What was decided? What treatment was given?
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1 - Yes

2 - No

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1 - Yes

2 - No

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1 - Yes

2 - No

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1 - Yes

2 - No

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1 - Yes

2 - No

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Problem No.1
Problem No.2
Problem No.3
If more than 3 problems, continue below or on a separate sheet.

Has she visited the dentist in the last 12 months?

1
yes for treatment
2
yes, for inspection only
3
no, not at all
If yes, for treatment
qc_C13_a == 1

what has she had (tick all that apply) a filling

1
Yes

what has she had (tick all that apply) a tooth taken out?

1
Yes
If yes,
qc_C13_a_ii == 1

How many teeth?

How many

Did she have a general anaesthetic for this?

1
Yes
2
No

for treatment, what has she had (tick all that apply) tooth brace

1
Yes

for treatment, what has she had (tick all that apply) other treatment? please describe

1
Yes
Other

How often does she brush her teeth?

1
more than once each day
2
once every day
3
less than once a day
4
not at all

Does she ever have toothpaste?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C13d on page32
If yes,
qc_C13_c == 1

how much toothpaste does she have on her brush nowadays?

1
brush full
2
half brush
3
less than half a brush
4
none
9
don't know

how many times a day does she use toothpaste ... times

How many

does she usually swallow it or spit it out?

1
swallows it
2
spits it out
3
varies
9
don't know

what type of toothpaste is usually used?

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Has she ever had a dental X-ray?

1
Yes
2
No

Have any of her first (milk) teeth fallen out?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to Section D on page 33
If yes,
qc_C13_e == 1

how many? ... teeth

How many

Are there any other problems with her teeth?

1
Yes
2
No
If yes,
qc_C13_f == 1

please describe

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Please remember - the Children of the Nineties Tooth Fairy would love to have any teeth and send a badge to your daughter. Only use the bags we send you. If you don't have a bag call the office.
SECTION D: ACCIDENTS AND INJURIES
However careful a parent is, most children have accidents at some time or other. Please list on the next pages the times your child has had an accident, whether or not she was injured as a result.

Has she been burnt or scalded in the past 12 months?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to D2a on page 34
If yes,
qc_D1_a == 1

how many times?

How many
For each accident please describe below what happened:
Place accident happened (e.g.kitchen, park, school) What was she burnt with? (e.g. tea, iron, electric fire, bonfire, fireworks) Date of accident (month, year) Injuries caused (if no injury write none) Who was with her? What did the person with her do? Other (please describe) What treatment did the person with her give? What other treatment did she have?
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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1st accident
2nd accident
3rd accident

Please describe how each accident happened: Burn 1

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Please describe how each accident happened: Burn 2

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Please describe how each accident happened: Burn 3

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Has she had an accident while playing sports or games in the past 12 months?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to D3a on page 35
If yes,
qc_D2_a == 1

how many times?

How many
For each accident please describe below what happened:
Place it happened (e.g.playground, street, school) What happened (e.g.hit by ball, fell off trampoline) Date of accident (month, year) Injuries caused (if no injury write none) Who was with her? What did the person with her do? Other (please describe) What treatment did the person with her give? What other treatment did she have?
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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1st accident
2nd accident
3rd accident

Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 1

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Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 2

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Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 3

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Has she swallowed anything she shouldn't have (such as pills, buttons, disinfectant) in the past 12 months?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to D4a on page 36
If yes,
qc_D3_a == 1

how many times?

How many
For each time please describe below what happened:
Place accident happened (e.g. your home, school, at friend's) What did she swallow? (e.g. bleach, aspirin, marble) Date of accident (month, year) Who was with her? What did the person with her do? Other (please describe) What treatment did the person with her give? What other treatment did she have?
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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1st accident
2nd accident
3rd accident

Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 1

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Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 2

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Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 3

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Has she had any injuries involving traffic in the past 12 months?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to D5a on page 37
If yes,
qc_D4_a == 1

how many times?

How many
For each accident or injury please describe below what happened:
Where was she and what was she doing (e.g. sitting in car; riding a bicycle) What happened (e.g. car hit tree; cycle toppled into path of motor vehicle) Date of accident (month, year) Injuries caused (if no injury write none) Who was with her? What did the person with her do? Other (please describe) What treatment did the person with her give? What other treatment did she have?
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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1st accident
2nd accident
3rd accident

Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 1

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Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 2

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Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 3

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Has she ever been injured by the action of another person (whether intentionally or not)

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to D6a on page 38
If yes,
qc_D5_a == 1

how many times?

How many
For each time please describe below what happened:
Person involved (e.g. stranger, sister, child's father) What happened ? Date of injury (month, year) Who else was with her? What did the person with her do? Other (please describe) What treatment did the person with her give? What other treatment did she have?
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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1st injury
2nd injury
3rd injury

Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 1

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Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 2

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Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 3

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Has she had any other accidents or injuries in the past 12 months?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to D7 on page 39
If yes,
qc_D6_a == 1

how many times?

How many
For each time please describe below what happened:
Place accident happened (e.g. kitchen, garden, street, school) What happened ? Date of accident (month, year) Injuries caused (if no injury write none) What did the person with her do? Other (please describe) What treatment did the person with her give? What other treatment did she have?
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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
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1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

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1st accident
2nd accident
3rd accident

Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 1

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Please describe how each accident happened:

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Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 3

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Has she had any of the following happen since she was born? (tick all questions and all time periods that apply)
Yes, aged 0 - 2 years Yes, aged 3-4 years Yes, since 5th birthday

1 - Yes

1 - Yes

1 - Yes

1 - Yes

1 - Yes

1 - Yes

1 - Yes

1 - Yes

1 - Yes

Broken arm/hand
Broken leg/foot
Broken/cracked skull
Other broken bone (please describe)
Unconscious because of a head injury
Cut(s) requiring stitches
Burn or scald having a skin graft
A road traffic accident
An accident in a playground
An accident at school, nursery, creche
Stung by wasp or bee
Bitten by animal or human please tick and describe
Badly sunburnt
Nearly drowned
Front tooth (teeth) knocked out
Front tooth/teeth chipped or injured
Other tooth/teeth knocked out or chipped

Has she had any of the following happen since she was born? (tick all questions and all time periods that apply) Other broken bone (please describe)

Other

Has she had any of the following happen since she was born? (tick all questions and all time periods that apply) Bitten by animal or human please tick and describe

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Has the study child ever had an accident that has had effects that are still present? yes, a scar

1
Yes

Has the study child ever had an accident that has had effects that are still present? yes, a behaviour difference

1
Yes

Has the study child ever had an accident that has had effects that are still present? yes, other (please tick and describe )

1
Yes
Other
SECTION E: YOUR CHILD'S ENVIRONMENT
Which animals in either your home or elsewhere does she touch or have close contact with at least once a week?
-
cat (s)
dog (s )
birds

Which animals in either your home or elsewhere does she touch or have close contact with at least once a week? other creatures* *please tick and describe

1
Yes in our home
2
Yes elsewhere
3
Yes both
4
No, not at all
Other

All children get dirty. How often in a normal day at home: does she wash her face?

1
not at all
2
1-2 times
3
3-4 times
4
5 or more times

All children get dirty. How often in a normal day at home: does she wash or wipe her hands?

1
not at all
2
1-2 times
3
3-4 times
4
5 or more times

All children get dirty. How often in a normal day at home: does she clean her hands before a meal?

1
always
2
usually
3
sometimes
4
occasionally
5
never
How much time on average does she spend each day:
on a school weekday on a weekend day on normal days in school holidays

1 - Not at all

2 - less than 1 hour

3 - 1-2 hours

4 - 3 or more hours

1 - Not at all

2 - less than 1 hour

3 - 1-2 hours

4 - 3 or more hours

1 - Not at all

2 - less than 1 hour

3 - 1-2 hours

4 - 3 or more hours

1 - Not at all

2 - less than 1 hour

3 - 1-2 hours

4 - 3 or more hours

1 - Not at all

2 - less than 1 hour

3 - 1-2 hours

4 - 3 or more hours

1 - Not at all

2 - less than 1 hour

3 - 1-2 hours

4 - 3 or more hours

1 - Not at all

2 - less than 1 hour

3 - 1-2 hours

4 - 3 or more hours

1 - Not at all

2 - less than 1 hour

3 - 1-2 hours

4 - 3 or more hours

1 - Not at all

2 - less than 1 hour

3 - 1-2 hours

4 - 3 or more hours

in a car, bus or other transport
out of doors in summer
out of doors in winter
watching T.V
with other children
drawing, making, constructing things
playing by herself
school homework
reading books for pleasure
playing musical instruments
using a computer
on the telephone

How often does she normally: have a bath or shower:

1
more than once each day
2
once every day
3
more than once a week
4
once a week
5
hardly ever

How often does she normally: clean her ear holes:

1
more than once each day
2
once every day
3
more than once a week
4
once a week
5
hardly ever

How often does she normally: wash her hair:

1
more than once each day
2
once every day
3
more than once a week
4
once a week
5
hardly ever

How often during a day is she in a room or enclosed place where people are smoking: weekdays

1
all the time
2
more than 5 hours
3
3-5 hours
4
1-2 hours
5
less than 1 hour
6
not at all

How often during a day is she in a room or enclosed place where people are smoking: weekends

1
all the time
2
more than 5 hours
3
3-5 hours
4
1-2 hours
5
less than 1 hour
6
not at all
Using the toilet:

How often does she show signs (eg fidgets) when she needs to go to the toilet?

1
never
2
sometimes
3
often

When she needs to, how often does she go to the toilet without you having to remind her?

1
never
2
sometimes
3
often
4
always

Does she have to dash to the toilet quickly when she realises she needs to go?

1
yes, has to go straight away
2
can hold for a short time (less than 5 minutes)
3
can hold for longer than 5 minutes

How often does she usually go to the toilet during the day?

1
less than 5 times a day
2
5-9 times a day
3
10 or more times a day
9
don't know

How often does she usually get up to go to the toilet at night?

1
not at all
2
once
3
twice
4
3 or more times
9
don't know

How often usually does your child: dirty her pants during the day

1
Never
2
Occasional accident but less than once a week
3
About once a week
4
2-5 times a week
5
Nearly everyday
6
More than once a day

How often usually does your child: dirty herself at night

1
Never
2
Occasional accident but less than once a week
3
About once a week
4
2-5 times a week
5
Nearly everyday
6
More than once a day

How often usually does your child: wet herself during the day

1
Never
2
Occasional accident but less than once a week
3
About once a week
4
2-5 times a week
5
Nearly everyday
6
More than once a day

How often usually does your child: wet the bed at night

1
Never
2
Occasional accident but less than once a week
3
About once a week
4
2-5 times a week
5
Nearly everyday
6
More than once a day
If she wets at night, how often does she:
-
wake up after wetting
seem to wet soon after going to sleep
seem upset when the bed is wet

In a normal week for how long is she left at home alone or just with other young children (aged less than 12)?* during the day:

1
not at all
2
only for a few minutes
3
for less than an hour
4
for more than an hour

In a normal week for how long is she left at home alone or just with other young children (aged less than 12)?* at night:

1
not at all
2
only for a few minutes
3
for less than an hour
4
for more than an hour
(* by this we mean with no adults or older children (aged 12 or more) at home at all)
SECTION F: YOU AND YOUR CHILD

Most parents have a battle of wills with their children. How often do you have a battle with your study daughter?

1
never
2
rarely
3
sometimes
4
frequently
If never, go to F2a on page 48
qc_F1_a == 1

How often does she refuse to go to bed?

1
most of the time
2
often
3
at times
4
rarely
5
never

How often does she refuse to do homework?

1
most of the time
2
often
3
at times
4
rarely
5
never
7
is not given homework

How often does she have temper tantrums or get into a real rage?

1
more than once a day
2
most days
3
at least once a week
4
less than once a week
5
never
If never, go to F4 on page 50
If she has temper tantrums:
qc_F3_a == 1 || qc_F3_a == 2 || qc_F3_a == 3 || qc_F3_a == 4
Why do you think they happen? (please tick all that apply)
-
failure to get what she wants
failure to make herself understood
reaction to being corrected
refusal by child to do something
failure to get attention
feeling that a sibling gets preferential treatment
no particular reason

Why do you think they happen? (please tick all that apply) other (please describe)

1
Yes
Other
When she has temper tantrums how often do you:
-
ignore it, let her get it out of her system
send her away for 'time out' e.g. send her to her bedroom
try to hold and cuddle her
try to reason with her
threaten her
say hurtful things you regret
leave it for someone else to cope with
slap or hit her
try to distract her
shout at her

When she has temper tantrums how often do you: other (please tick and describe)

1
Often
2
Sometimes
3
Never

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How often does she do the following: repeatedly rocks her head or body for no reason

1
Often
2
Sometimes
3
Never

How often does she do the following: has a tic or twitch

1
Often
2
Sometimes
3
Never

How often does she do the following: has other unusual behaviour (please tick and describe)

1
Often
2
Sometimes
3
Never
Other

How often does she do the following: bites her nails?

1
Often
2
Sometimes
3
Never
Activities

About how often does she go to: local shops

1
Nearly every day
2
2-5 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Once a month
5
A few times a year
6
Once or twice a year
7
Never

About how often does she go to: department store

1
Nearly every day
2
2-5 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Once a month
5
A few times a year
6
Once or twice a year
7
Never

About how often does she go to: supermarket

1
Nearly every day
2
2-5 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Once a month
5
A few times a year
6
Once or twice a year
7
Never

About how often does she go to: public park or playground

1
Nearly every day
2
2-5 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Once a month
5
A few times a year
6
Once or twice a year
7
Never

About how often does she go to: visits to friends

1
Nearly every day
2
2-5 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Once a month
5
A few times a year
6
Once or twice a year
7
Never

About how often does she go to: visits to relatives

1
Nearly every day
2
2-5 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Once a month
5
A few times a year
6
Once or twice a year
7
Never

About how often does she go to: library

1
Nearly every day
2
2-5 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Once a month
5
A few times a year
6
Once or twice a year
7
Never

About how often does she go to: places of interest (e.g. Zoo, museum)

1
Nearly every day
2
2-5 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Once a month
5
A few times a year
6
Once or twice a year
7
Never

About how often does she go to: places of entertainment (e.g. funfair, cinema, theatre)

1
Nearly every day
2
2-5 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Once a month
5
A few times a year
6
Once or twice a year
7
Never

About how often does she go to: swimming pool or other sporting area

1
Nearly every day
2
2-5 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Once a month
5
A few times a year
6
Once or twice a year
7
Never

How much choice do you allow her in deciding what foods she eats at meals at home? Main meal

1
she can choose from any food available
2
she is given a choice from a few alternatives that an adult chooses
3
an adult decides what she will eat

How much choice do you allow her in deciding what foods she eats at meals at home? Snacks

1
she can choose from any food available
2
she is given a choice from a few alternatives that an adult chooses
3
an adult decides what she will eat

Do you allow her to choose what clothes she will wear at home?

1
she always takes part in choosing
2
she has some choice
3
she has no choice in what she will wear

Does her school have a uniform?

1
yes, all children have to wear it
2
yes, but children don't have to wear it
3
no, no school uniform

Does your child have the following to play with: cuddly toys

1
Yes, and plays with
2
Yes, but doesn't play with
3
No, doesn't have

Does your child have the following to play with: construction toys (e.g. lego)

1
Yes, and plays with
2
Yes, but doesn't play with
3
No, doesn't have

Does your child have the following to play with: computer games

1
Yes, and plays with
2
Yes, but doesn't play with
3
No, doesn't have

Does your child have the following to play with: bicycle

1
Yes, and plays with
2
Yes, but doesn't play with
3
No, doesn't have

Does your child have the following to play with: card games

1
Yes, and plays with
2
Yes, but doesn't play with
3
No, doesn't have

Does your child have the following to play with: board games

1
Yes, and plays with
2
Yes, but doesn't play with
3
No, doesn't have

Does your child have the following to play with: jigsaw puzzles

1
Yes, and plays with
2
Yes, but doesn't play with
3
No, doesn't have

Does your child have the following to play with: action dolls (e.g. Barbie, Power Rangers)

1
Yes, and plays with
2
Yes, but doesn't play with
3
No, doesn't have

How many books does the child have of his own ? ... books

How many
About books:

Does she belong to a library?

1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to F10 below
If yes,
qc_D9_a == 1

How often does she borrow books from a library?

1
never
2
less than once a week
3
about once a week
4
more than once a week
What sort of books does she like? (tick all that apply)
-
Books with lots of pictures
Story books
Books with horrific fantasy creatures
Books with factual information (e.g. about cars, pets)
Doesn't like books at all
Does she read a comic or children's magazine or newspaper each week?
-
yes, comic
yes, magazine
yes, newspaper
no, none of these

How often do you have a conversation with her?

1
never
2
rarely (once a week)
3
sometimes (several times a week)
4
often (nearly every day)
5
almost always (at least once a day)
What particular tasks does she do at home? (please tick all that apply)
-
making her bed
cleaning her room
tidying her room
setting or clearing the table
looking after a pet

What particular tasks does she do at home? (please tick all that apply) other task (please tick and describe)

1
Often
2
Occasionally
3
Not at all
Other

Does she do these tasks: Because she wants to

1
Often
2
Occasionally
3
Not at all

Does she do these tasks: Because you tell her to

1
Often
2
Occasionally
3
Not at all

Does she do these tasks: Because she will get a reward

1
Often
2
Occasionally
3
Not at all

Is there a television set at home?

1
Yes and she watches it
2
Yes, but she does not watch it
3
No
If no, go to F16 on page 56
qc_F14_a == 3

How often does she play with other children (other than brothers or sisters) outside school?

1
every day
2
2-6 times a week
3
once a week
4
less than once a week
5
never

When you and your child meet again after being apart does she tell you what she's been doing?

1
yes, always
2
yes, sometimes
3
hardly ever
4
never

Does she share with you her feelings and worries?

1
yes, always
2
yes, sometimes
3
hardly ever
4
never
5
don't know how often

Do you think she likes to be with you?

1
yes, always
2
yes, sometimes
3
hardly ever
4
never

Do you feel that she dominates the household?

1
Yes, usually
2
Yes, sometimes
3
No, not at all

Do you start by being firm but then give way?

1
Yes, usually
2
Yes, sometimes
3
No, not at all
SECTION G: HER GROWTH AND HIS SHOES
Please list the dates on which your child was weighed since she was 5 1/2 years old and how much she weighed each time. Also add height and head circumferences, if they were measured. If you don't know, please write DK and go to G2, below.
Date Weight Height Head circumference
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1.
2.

What size shoes does she take?

Float
How often nowadays does she wear the following footwear:
Out of doors Indoors

1 - Usually

2 - Sometimes

3 - Never

1 - Usually

2 - Sometimes

3 - Never

1 - Usually

2 - Sometimes

3 - Never

1 - Usually

2 - Sometimes

3 - Never

sandals
trainers/ plimsolls
slippers
shoes
other (please tick and describe)

How often nowadays does she wear the following footwear: other (please tick and describe)

Other

How long do you usually let her hair grow before cutting it?

1
less than 1 inch
2
more than 1 inch but not shoulder length
3
shoulder length
4
longer than shoulder
5
never cut it
6
other, please describe
Other

This questionnaire was completed by: (tick all that apply) mother

1
Yes

This questionnaire was completed by: (tick all that apply) father

1
Yes

This questionnaire was completed by: (tick all that apply) other (please tick & describe)

1
Yes
Other

Please give the date on which you completed this questionnaire:

Date

Please give the date of birth of your child:

Date
THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR HELP

Space for any additional comment you would like to make

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NB Please remember we cannot reply to any comment unless you sign it.
When completed, please return the questionnaire to: Professor Jean Golding Children of the Nineties - ALSPAC Institute of Child Health
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My Daughter Growing Up
This questionnaire should be answered by the chief child carer. It asks about your child as she continues to develop.
It is like the other questionnaires you have received. To answer simply tick the box which best describes your child or your child's situation. Please answer all questions that you can. If you cannot answer certain questions or if they do not apply to you please put a line through them. There are no right or wrong answers. Please just describe what happens in your situation. You may make additional comments at the end. All answers are confidential.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP

SECTION A: GOING TO SCHOOL

Does she go to school?
1
Yes
2
No

SECTION B: EATING HABITS

How far do the following statements describe your study child?

-
She likes to try different foods
She seems to enjoy eating
She seems to prefer sweet foods
She seems to prefer savoury foods
She plays with her food rather than eating eagerly
She is very choosy about the food she eats
She finishes all the food on the plate
Children are often difficult about eating certain foods. When your study child is difficult about a certain food that you would like her to eat, how far do the following sentences describe how you deal with this?
4
Is never difficult

When you are preparing food does your study child help in any of the following ways?

-
She helps to choose what we have by looking in the cupboard/fridge
She comes shopping with me and helps to choose food that we buy
She helps with the cooking/ preparation
She helps to get things out for the meal/sets the table
She helps to clear things away after the meal

Do you have any rules that you try to follow when feeding the family?

-
"Proper" cooked meal every day
Fresh fruit every day
Meat, fish, egg or cheese every day
Vegetables or salad every day
Pudding every day (including yoghurt or ice cream)
"Special" meal each week e.g. Sunday lunch
Eat up everything on the plate

Do you try to use any of the following kinds of foods or drinks in meals for your study child?

-
"Whole" food (unrefined, e.g. brown rice or pasta etc.)
Reduced sugar/sugar-free foods or drinks
Reduced fat/fat-free foods or drinks
Low salt foods
Foods or drinks with added Vitamin C
Foods or drinks with added iron
"Organic" foods or drinks

On normal school days how often does your study child eat something at the following times of day?

-
Before school
Mid-morning
Mid-day
Mid-afternoon before 4.30 p.m.
Late afternoon, between 4.30 & 6.00 p.m.
Early evening betweeen 6.00 & 7.30 p.m.
Mid-evening between 7.30 & 9.00 p.m.
Late evening after 9.00 p.m.

How many times a week on school days does your study child have the following foods or drinks before school?

-
Nothing to eat or drink
Has a drink but nothing to eat
Has cereal without milk
Has cereal with milk
Has bread or toast
Has bacon, egg, sausage, or cheese
Has crisps, corn snack or other savoury snack
Has sweet biscuits, sweets or chocolates
Has fruit, yoghurt or fromage frais
Has a milk drink
How many times a week on school days does your study child have the following foods or drinks before school? Has other food (Please tick & describe)
1
Never
2
Once in 2 weeks
3
Once a week
4
2-4 times a week
5
5 times a week
9
Don't know
Other

How many times a week on school days does your study child have as her mid-day meal?

-
Cooked meal at school
Packed lunch provided by school
Packed lunch provided from home
Comes home for a snack lunch
Comes home for a main meal at mid day
How often do you ask your study child about the food she has eaten at school?
1
Never
2
Occasionally
3
Quite often
4
Most days
7
Does not eat at school

How many times a week on school days does your study child have for her tea/evening meal ?

-
Cooked meal with no vegetables or salad
Cooked meal with fresh vegetables or salad
Cooked meal with frozen vegetables
Cooked meal with tinned vegetables
Sandwich or snack meal e.g. Baked beans on toast, pot noodles

How many times a week on school days does your study child have for her tea/evening meal ? How does she eat her evening meal?

-
Sitting up at a table
From a tray/plate on her lap
Using a knife and fork
Using a spoon and/or fingers
Adult(s) eat with her
Other children eat with her but not adults
Eats on her own
On a school day......
Does she have milk at school
1
Yes
2
No
Does she have milk at home
1
Yes
2
No
When your study child is offered vegetables e.g: carrots, green vegetables, peas, sweetcorn etc. (not including potatoes, pasta, tinned spaghetti, baked beans, or rice) which of the following statements best describes her attitude to eating them?
1
Never offered these vegetables
When your study child is offered fresh fruit e.g. an apple, pear or banana etc. which of the following statements best describes her attitude to eating it?
1
Never offered fresh fruit
Which of the following statements best describes your study child's attitude to eating slices or chunks of meat that need chewing e.g. a slice of chicken, or lamb or pork chop or chunks of meat in stew?
1
Never offered meat

How often would you describe meal times with your children in the following ways?

-
Mealtimes are enjoyable for everyone
Mealtimes are a rush
Mealtimes give us time to talk to each other
Mealtimes include arguments between the children
Mealtimes include arguments between adults and children
Mealtimes include arguments between adults
Does your child have definite likes and dislikes as far as food is concerned?
1
no, will eat almost anything
2
yes, quite choosy
3
yes, very choosy

How often does she suck a dummy or her thumb or finger?

-
dummy
thumb of right hand
thumb of left hand
finger(s)
Apart from her finger, thumb or a dummy does she have a special object that she uses for comfort?
1
Yes
2
No
If no go to B18 below
qc_B17_b == 1
what is this?
1
blanket
2
cuddly toy
3
other (please describe)
Other
Does she eat coal, soil, dirt or other non-food substances?
1
yes, every day
2
yes, at least once a week
3
yes, less than once a week
4
no, not at all
qc_B18 == 1 || qc_B18 == 2 || qc_B18 == 3
please tick and describe what she eats:
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SECTION C: PROBLEMS AND TREATMENT

Children often have accidents or illnesses that need treatment. Please indicate which of the following have been given to your child in the last 12 months.

- If yes, please give full names of substances if you can

1 - Never

2 - Yes for 1-2 episodes only

3 - Yes for 3 or more episodes

Generic text

1 - Never

2 - Yes for 1-2 episodes only

3 - Yes for 3 or more episodes

Generic text
cough medicine
antibiotics/penicillin
throat medicine
vitamins
paracetamol/calpol
ointment for skin
eye ointment
diarrhoea mixture or pills
dimotapp/decongestant
ear drops
eye drops
iron
laxative
homeopathic medicine
herbal medicine
asthma medication
vaporiser
Children often have accidents or illnesses that need treatment. Please indicate which of the following have been given to your child in the last 12 months. Other (please tick and describe) please give full names of substances if you can
2
Yes for 1-2 episodes only
3
Yes for 3 or more episodes
Generic text
Other
Are there any pills, ointments or medicines that she has taken every day or nearly every day for the last 3 months? (Include vitamins, skin cream, inhaler, laxatives as well as antibiotics, homeopathic and herbal remedies etc.)
1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C3a below
qc_C2_a == 1
please describe:
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During the child's early years of life possible problems may be identified - yet when investigated further they are often found not to be problems at all. In this section we are asking about any possible problems that might have arisen.
Since your study child's 5th birthday has she been investigated because it was thought she might have something wrong with her spine, her legs or her feet?
1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C4a on page 25
qc_C3_a == 1
were any problems found?
1
Yes
2
No
9
Don't know
qc_C3_a == 1
If no, go to C4a on page 25
qc_C3_a == 1
qc_C3_b == 1
please describe:
Generic text
qc_C3_a == 1
qc_C3_b == 1
how old was she?
1
5 years old
2
6 years old
qc_C3_a == 1
qc_C3_b == 1
what treatment did she have?
Generic text
Since her 5th birthday has anyone thought there might be a problem with her hearing?
1
Yes
2
No
Has anyone ever thought there might be a problem with her eyesight?
1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C6a on page 26
qc_C5_a == 1
What was thought to be wrong with her eyes?
1
squint (eyes not looking in same direction)
2
colour blind
3
something else (please tick and describe)
4
don't know
Other
qc_C5_a == 1
Has your child been referred to an eye specialist since her 5th birthday?
1
Yes
2
No
qc_C5_a == 1
If no, go to C6a on page 26
qc_C5_a == 1
qc_C5_c == 1
at what age?
1
5 years old
2
6 years old
qc_C5_a == 1
qc_C5_c == 1
What was decided?
Generic text
qc_C5_a == 1
qc_C5_c == 1
What treatment was given?
Generic text
Has anyone ever thought that there might be a problem with her talking?
1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C7a below
qc_C6_a == 1
Has she ever been seen by a speech therapist?
1
Yes
2
No
qc_C6_a == 1
If no, go to C6c below
qc_C6_a == 1
qc_C6_b == 1
how old was she? ... years
Age
qc_C6_a == 1
qc_C6_b == 1
what was decided?
Generic text
qc_C6_a == 1
Are there still any worries about her talking?
1
Yes
2
No
qc_C6_a == 1
qc_C6_c == 1
please describe
Generic text
Has anyone ever thought there might be a problem with her growth?
1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C8a on page 27
qc_C7_a == 1
Has she ever been seen by a specialist about her growth?
1
Yes
2
No
qc_C7_a == 1
If no, go to e) below
qc_C7_a == 1
qc_C7_b == 1
how old was she? ... years
Age
qc_C7_a == 1
qc_C7_b == 1
what was decided?
Generic text
qc_C7_a == 1
Are there still worries about her growth?
1
Yes
2
No
qc_C7_a == 1
qc_C7_e == 1
please describe
Generic text
Has anyone ever thought there might be a problem with clumsiness or her movement or coordination?
1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C9a on page 28
qc_C8_a == 1
Has she ever been seen by a specialist about this?
1
Yes
2
No
qc_C8_a == 1
If no, go to C8e on page 28
qc_C8_a == 1
qc_C8_b == 1
how old was she? ... years
Age
qc_C8_a == 1
qc_C8_b == 1
what was decided?
Generic text
qc_C8_a == 1
Are there still worries about this?
1
Yes
2
No
qc_C8_a == 1
qc_C8_e == 1
please describe
Generic text
Has anyone ever thought there might be a problem with other aspects of her development?
1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C10a below
qc_C9_a == 1
Has she ever been seen by a specialist about this?
1
Yes
2
No
qc_C9_a == 1
If no, go to e) below
qc_C9_a == 1
qc_C9_b == 1
how old was she? ...years
Age
qc_C9_a == 1
qc_C9_b == 1
what was decided?
Generic text
qc_C9_a == 1
Are there still worries about this?
1
Yes
2
No
qc_C9_a == 1
qc_C9_e == 1
please describe
Generic text
Has anyone ever thought there might be a problem with her behaviour or personality?
1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C11a on page 29
qc_C10_a == 1
Has she ever been seen by a specialist about this?
1
Yes
2
No
qc_C10_a == 1
If no, go to C10e on page 29
qc_C10_a == 1
qc_C10_b == 1
how old was she? ...years
Age
qc_C10_a == 1
qc_C10_b == 1
what was decided?
Generic text
qc_C10_a == 1
Are there still worries about this?
1
Yes
2
No
qc_C10_a == 1
qc_C10_e == 1
please describe
Generic text
Has anyone ever thought there might be a problem with aches and pains, including headache?
1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C12a on page 30
qc_C11_a == 1
Has she ever been seen by a specialist about this?
1
Yes
2
No
qc_C11_a == 1
If no, go to C11e below
qc_C11_a == 1
qc_C11_b == 1
how old was she? ...years
Age
qc_C11_a == 1
qc_C11_b == 1
what was decided?
Generic text
qc_C11_a == 1
Are there still worries about this?
1
Yes
2
No
qc_C11_a == 1
qc_C11_e == 1
please describe
Generic text
Have there been any other problems for which your child saw (or is going to see) a specialist since her 5th birthday?
1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C13a on page 31
qc_C12_a == 1
For how many different problems?
How many
qc_C12_a == 1

Please list, for each problem, what has happened:

What was thought to be the problem? Has she seen a specialist? What age was she the first time she was seen for this problem ? What was decided? What treatment was given?
Generic text

1 - Yes

2 - No

AgeGeneric textGeneric text
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1 - Yes

2 - No

AgeGeneric textGeneric text
Generic text

1 - Yes

2 - No

AgeGeneric textGeneric text
Generic text

1 - Yes

2 - No

AgeGeneric textGeneric text
Generic text

1 - Yes

2 - No

AgeGeneric textGeneric text
Problem No.1
Problem No.2
Problem No.3
qc_C12_a == 1
If more than 3 problems, continue below or on a separate sheet.
Has she visited the dentist in the last 12 months?
1
yes for treatment
2
yes, for inspection only
3
no, not at all
qc_C13_a == 1
what has she had (tick all that apply) a filling
1
Yes
qc_C13_a == 1
what has she had (tick all that apply) a tooth taken out?
1
Yes
qc_C13_a == 1
qc_C13_a_ii == 1
How many teeth?
How many
qc_C13_a == 1
qc_C13_a_ii == 1
Did she have a general anaesthetic for this?
1
Yes
2
No
qc_C13_a == 1
for treatment, what has she had (tick all that apply) tooth brace
1
Yes
qc_C13_a == 1
for treatment, what has she had (tick all that apply) other treatment? please describe
1
Yes
Other
How often does she brush her teeth?
1
more than once each day
2
once every day
3
less than once a day
4
not at all
Does she ever have toothpaste?
1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to C13d on page32
qc_C13_c == 1
how much toothpaste does she have on her brush nowadays?
1
brush full
2
half brush
3
less than half a brush
4
none
9
don't know
qc_C13_c == 1
how many times a day does she use toothpaste ... times
How many
qc_C13_c == 1
does she usually swallow it or spit it out?
1
swallows it
2
spits it out
3
varies
9
don't know
qc_C13_c == 1
what type of toothpaste is usually used?
Generic text
Has she ever had a dental X-ray?
1
Yes
2
No
Have any of her first (milk) teeth fallen out?
1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to Section D on page 33
qc_C13_e == 1
how many? ... teeth
How many
qc_C13_e == 1
Are there any other problems with her teeth?
1
Yes
2
No
qc_C13_e == 1
qc_C13_f == 1
please describe
Generic text
Please remember - the Children of the Nineties Tooth Fairy would love to have any teeth and send a badge to your daughter. Only use the bags we send you. If you don't have a bag call the office.

SECTION D: ACCIDENTS AND INJURIES

However careful a parent is, most children have accidents at some time or other. Please list on the next pages the times your child has had an accident, whether or not she was injured as a result.
Has she been burnt or scalded in the past 12 months?
1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to D2a on page 34
qc_D1_a == 1
how many times?
How many
qc_D1_a == 1

For each accident please describe below what happened:

Place accident happened (e.g.kitchen, park, school) What was she burnt with? (e.g. tea, iron, electric fire, bonfire, fireworks) Date of accident (month, year) Injuries caused (if no injury write none) Who was with her? What did the person with her do? Other (please describe) What treatment did the person with her give? What other treatment did she have?
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
1st accident
2nd accident
3rd accident
qc_D1_a == 1
Please describe how each accident happened: Burn 1
Generic text
qc_D1_a == 1
Please describe how each accident happened: Burn 2
Generic text
qc_D1_a == 1
Please describe how each accident happened: Burn 3
Generic text
Has she had an accident while playing sports or games in the past 12 months?
1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to D3a on page 35
qc_D2_a == 1
how many times?
How many
qc_D2_a == 1

For each accident please describe below what happened:

Place it happened (e.g.playground, street, school) What happened (e.g.hit by ball, fell off trampoline) Date of accident (month, year) Injuries caused (if no injury write none) Who was with her? What did the person with her do? Other (please describe) What treatment did the person with her give? What other treatment did she have?
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
1st accident
2nd accident
3rd accident
qc_D2_a == 1
Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 1
Generic text
qc_D2_a == 1
Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 2
Generic text
qc_D2_a == 1
Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 3
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Has she swallowed anything she shouldn't have (such as pills, buttons, disinfectant) in the past 12 months?
1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to D4a on page 36
qc_D3_a == 1
how many times?
How many
qc_D3_a == 1

For each time please describe below what happened:

Place accident happened (e.g. your home, school, at friend's) What did she swallow? (e.g. bleach, aspirin, marble) Date of accident (month, year) Who was with her? What did the person with her do? Other (please describe) What treatment did the person with her give? What other treatment did she have?
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
1st accident
2nd accident
3rd accident
qc_D3_a == 1
Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 1
Generic text
qc_D3_a == 1
Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 2
Generic text
qc_D3_a == 1
Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 3
Generic text
Has she had any injuries involving traffic in the past 12 months?
1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to D5a on page 37
qc_D4_a == 1
how many times?
How many
qc_D4_a == 1

For each accident or injury please describe below what happened:

Where was she and what was she doing (e.g. sitting in car; riding a bicycle) What happened (e.g. car hit tree; cycle toppled into path of motor vehicle) Date of accident (month, year) Injuries caused (if no injury write none) Who was with her? What did the person with her do? Other (please describe) What treatment did the person with her give? What other treatment did she have?
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric textGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
1st accident
2nd accident
3rd accident
qc_D4_a == 1
Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 1
Generic text
qc_D4_a == 1
Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 2
Generic text
qc_D4_a == 1
Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 3
Generic text
Has she ever been injured by the action of another person (whether intentionally or not)
1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to D6a on page 38
qc_D5_a == 1
how many times?
How many
qc_D5_a == 1

For each time please describe below what happened:

Person involved (e.g. stranger, sister, child's father) What happened ? Date of injury (month, year) Who else was with her? What did the person with her do? Other (please describe) What treatment did the person with her give? What other treatment did she have?
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
1st injury
2nd injury
3rd injury
qc_D5_a == 1
Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 1
Generic text
qc_D5_a == 1
Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 2
Generic text
qc_D5_a == 1
Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 3
Generic text
Has she had any other accidents or injuries in the past 12 months?
1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to D7 on page 39
qc_D6_a == 1
how many times?
How many
qc_D6_a == 1

For each time please describe below what happened:

Place accident happened (e.g. kitchen, garden, street, school) What happened ? Date of accident (month, year) Injuries caused (if no injury write none) What did the person with her do? Other (please describe) What treatment did the person with her give? What other treatment did she have?
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
Generic textGeneric textDateGeneric text

1 - Nothing

2 - Treated her themselves

3 - Took to doctor

4 - Took to hospital

5 - Other (please describe)

OtherGeneric textGeneric text
1st accident
2nd accident
3rd accident
qc_D6_a == 1
Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 1
Generic text
qc_D6_a == 1
Please describe how each accident happened:
Generic text
qc_D6_a == 1
Please describe how each accident happened: Accident 3
Generic text

Has she had any of the following happen since she was born? (tick all questions and all time periods that apply)

Yes, aged 0 - 2 years Yes, aged 3-4 years Yes, since 5th birthday

1 - Yes

1 - Yes

1 - Yes

1 - Yes

1 - Yes

1 - Yes

1 - Yes

1 - Yes

1 - Yes

Broken arm/hand
Broken leg/foot
Broken/cracked skull
Other broken bone (please describe)
Unconscious because of a head injury
Cut(s) requiring stitches
Burn or scald having a skin graft
A road traffic accident
An accident in a playground
An accident at school, nursery, creche
Stung by wasp or bee
Bitten by animal or human please tick and describe
Badly sunburnt
Nearly drowned
Front tooth (teeth) knocked out
Front tooth/teeth chipped or injured
Other tooth/teeth knocked out or chipped
Has she had any of the following happen since she was born? (tick all questions and all time periods that apply) Other broken bone (please describe)
Other
Has she had any of the following happen since she was born? (tick all questions and all time periods that apply) Bitten by animal or human please tick and describe
Generic text
Has the study child ever had an accident that has had effects that are still present? yes, a scar
1
Yes
Has the study child ever had an accident that has had effects that are still present? yes, a behaviour difference
1
Yes
Has the study child ever had an accident that has had effects that are still present? yes, other (please tick and describe )
1
Yes
Other

SECTION E: YOUR CHILD'S ENVIRONMENT

Which animals in either your home or elsewhere does she touch or have close contact with at least once a week?

-
cat (s)
dog (s )
birds
Which animals in either your home or elsewhere does she touch or have close contact with at least once a week? other creatures* *please tick and describe
1
Yes in our home
2
Yes elsewhere
3
Yes both
4
No, not at all
Other
All children get dirty. How often in a normal day at home: does she wash her face?
1
not at all
2
1-2 times
3
3-4 times
4
5 or more times
All children get dirty. How often in a normal day at home: does she wash or wipe her hands?
1
not at all
2
1-2 times
3
3-4 times
4
5 or more times
All children get dirty. How often in a normal day at home: does she clean her hands before a meal?
1
always
2
usually
3
sometimes
4
occasionally
5
never

How much time on average does she spend each day:

on a school weekday on a weekend day on normal days in school holidays

1 - Not at all

2 - less than 1 hour

3 - 1-2 hours

4 - 3 or more hours

1 - Not at all

2 - less than 1 hour

3 - 1-2 hours

4 - 3 or more hours

1 - Not at all

2 - less than 1 hour

3 - 1-2 hours

4 - 3 or more hours

1 - Not at all

2 - less than 1 hour

3 - 1-2 hours

4 - 3 or more hours

1 - Not at all

2 - less than 1 hour

3 - 1-2 hours

4 - 3 or more hours

1 - Not at all

2 - less than 1 hour

3 - 1-2 hours

4 - 3 or more hours

1 - Not at all

2 - less than 1 hour

3 - 1-2 hours

4 - 3 or more hours

1 - Not at all

2 - less than 1 hour

3 - 1-2 hours

4 - 3 or more hours

1 - Not at all

2 - less than 1 hour

3 - 1-2 hours

4 - 3 or more hours

in a car, bus or other transport
out of doors in summer
out of doors in winter
watching T.V
with other children
drawing, making, constructing things
playing by herself
school homework
reading books for pleasure
playing musical instruments
using a computer
on the telephone
How often does she normally: have a bath or shower:
1
more than once each day
2
once every day
3
more than once a week
4
once a week
5
hardly ever
How often does she normally: clean her ear holes:
1
more than once each day
2
once every day
3
more than once a week
4
once a week
5
hardly ever
How often does she normally: wash her hair:
1
more than once each day
2
once every day
3
more than once a week
4
once a week
5
hardly ever
How often during a day is she in a room or enclosed place where people are smoking: weekdays
1
all the time
2
more than 5 hours
3
3-5 hours
4
1-2 hours
5
less than 1 hour
6
not at all
How often during a day is she in a room or enclosed place where people are smoking: weekends
1
all the time
2
more than 5 hours
3
3-5 hours
4
1-2 hours
5
less than 1 hour
6
not at all

Using the toilet:

How often does she show signs (eg fidgets) when she needs to go to the toilet?
1
never
2
sometimes
3
often
When she needs to, how often does she go to the toilet without you having to remind her?
1
never
2
sometimes
3
often
4
always
Does she have to dash to the toilet quickly when she realises she needs to go?
1
yes, has to go straight away
2
can hold for a short time (less than 5 minutes)
3
can hold for longer than 5 minutes
How often does she usually go to the toilet during the day?
1
less than 5 times a day
2
5-9 times a day
3
10 or more times a day
9
don't know
How often does she usually get up to go to the toilet at night?
1
not at all
2
once
3
twice
4
3 or more times
9
don't know
How often usually does your child: dirty her pants during the day
1
Never
2
Occasional accident but less than once a week
3
About once a week
4
2-5 times a week
5
Nearly everyday
6
More than once a day
How often usually does your child: dirty herself at night
1
Never
2
Occasional accident but less than once a week
3
About once a week
4
2-5 times a week
5
Nearly everyday
6
More than once a day
How often usually does your child: wet herself during the day
1
Never
2
Occasional accident but less than once a week
3
About once a week
4
2-5 times a week
5
Nearly everyday
6
More than once a day
How often usually does your child: wet the bed at night
1
Never
2
Occasional accident but less than once a week
3
About once a week
4
2-5 times a week
5
Nearly everyday
6
More than once a day

If she wets at night, how often does she:

-
wake up after wetting
seem to wet soon after going to sleep
seem upset when the bed is wet
In a normal week for how long is she left at home alone or just with other young children (aged less than 12)?* during the day:
1
not at all
2
only for a few minutes
3
for less than an hour
4
for more than an hour
In a normal week for how long is she left at home alone or just with other young children (aged less than 12)?* at night:
1
not at all
2
only for a few minutes
3
for less than an hour
4
for more than an hour
(* by this we mean with no adults or older children (aged 12 or more) at home at all)

SECTION F: YOU AND YOUR CHILD

Most parents have a battle of wills with their children. How often do you have a battle with your study daughter?
1
never
2
rarely
3
sometimes
4
frequently
How often does she refuse to go to bed?
1
most of the time
2
often
3
at times
4
rarely
5
never
How often does she refuse to do homework?
1
most of the time
2
often
3
at times
4
rarely
5
never
7
is not given homework
How often does she have temper tantrums or get into a real rage?
1
more than once a day
2
most days
3
at least once a week
4
less than once a week
5
never
If never, go to F4 on page 50
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Why do you think they happen? (please tick all that apply)

-
failure to get what she wants
failure to make herself understood
reaction to being corrected
refusal by child to do something
failure to get attention
feeling that a sibling gets preferential treatment
no particular reason
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Why do you think they happen? (please tick all that apply) other (please describe)
1
Yes
Other
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When she has temper tantrums how often do you:

-
ignore it, let her get it out of her system
send her away for 'time out' e.g. send her to her bedroom
try to hold and cuddle her
try to reason with her
threaten her
say hurtful things you regret
leave it for someone else to cope with
slap or hit her
try to distract her
shout at her
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When she has temper tantrums how often do you: other (please tick and describe)
1
Often
2
Sometimes
3
Never
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How often does she do the following: repeatedly rocks her head or body for no reason
1
Often
2
Sometimes
3
Never
How often does she do the following: has a tic or twitch
1
Often
2
Sometimes
3
Never
How often does she do the following: has other unusual behaviour (please tick and describe)
1
Often
2
Sometimes
3
Never
Other
How often does she do the following: bites her nails?
1
Often
2
Sometimes
3
Never
Activities
About how often does she go to: local shops
1
Nearly every day
2
2-5 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Once a month
5
A few times a year
6
Once or twice a year
7
Never
About how often does she go to: department store
1
Nearly every day
2
2-5 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Once a month
5
A few times a year
6
Once or twice a year
7
Never
About how often does she go to: supermarket
1
Nearly every day
2
2-5 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Once a month
5
A few times a year
6
Once or twice a year
7
Never
About how often does she go to: public park or playground
1
Nearly every day
2
2-5 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Once a month
5
A few times a year
6
Once or twice a year
7
Never
About how often does she go to: visits to friends
1
Nearly every day
2
2-5 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Once a month
5
A few times a year
6
Once or twice a year
7
Never
About how often does she go to: visits to relatives
1
Nearly every day
2
2-5 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Once a month
5
A few times a year
6
Once or twice a year
7
Never
About how often does she go to: library
1
Nearly every day
2
2-5 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Once a month
5
A few times a year
6
Once or twice a year
7
Never
About how often does she go to: places of interest (e.g. Zoo, museum)
1
Nearly every day
2
2-5 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Once a month
5
A few times a year
6
Once or twice a year
7
Never
About how often does she go to: places of entertainment (e.g. funfair, cinema, theatre)
1
Nearly every day
2
2-5 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Once a month
5
A few times a year
6
Once or twice a year
7
Never
About how often does she go to: swimming pool or other sporting area
1
Nearly every day
2
2-5 times a week
3
Once a week
4
Once a month
5
A few times a year
6
Once or twice a year
7
Never
How much choice do you allow her in deciding what foods she eats at meals at home? Main meal
1
she can choose from any food available
2
she is given a choice from a few alternatives that an adult chooses
3
an adult decides what she will eat
How much choice do you allow her in deciding what foods she eats at meals at home? Snacks
1
she can choose from any food available
2
she is given a choice from a few alternatives that an adult chooses
3
an adult decides what she will eat
Do you allow her to choose what clothes she will wear at home?
1
she always takes part in choosing
2
she has some choice
3
she has no choice in what she will wear
Does her school have a uniform?
1
yes, all children have to wear it
2
yes, but children don't have to wear it
3
no, no school uniform
Does your child have the following to play with: cuddly toys
1
Yes, and plays with
2
Yes, but doesn't play with
3
No, doesn't have
Does your child have the following to play with: construction toys (e.g. lego)
1
Yes, and plays with
2
Yes, but doesn't play with
3
No, doesn't have
Does your child have the following to play with: computer games
1
Yes, and plays with
2
Yes, but doesn't play with
3
No, doesn't have
Does your child have the following to play with: bicycle
1
Yes, and plays with
2
Yes, but doesn't play with
3
No, doesn't have
Does your child have the following to play with: card games
1
Yes, and plays with
2
Yes, but doesn't play with
3
No, doesn't have
Does your child have the following to play with: board games
1
Yes, and plays with
2
Yes, but doesn't play with
3
No, doesn't have
Does your child have the following to play with: jigsaw puzzles
1
Yes, and plays with
2
Yes, but doesn't play with
3
No, doesn't have
Does your child have the following to play with: action dolls (e.g. Barbie, Power Rangers)
1
Yes, and plays with
2
Yes, but doesn't play with
3
No, doesn't have
How many books does the child have of his own ? ... books
How many

About books:

Does she belong to a library?
1
Yes
2
No
If no, go to F10 below
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How often does she borrow books from a library?
1
never
2
less than once a week
3
about once a week
4
more than once a week

What sort of books does she like? (tick all that apply)

-
Books with lots of pictures
Story books
Books with horrific fantasy creatures
Books with factual information (e.g. about cars, pets)
Doesn't like books at all

Does she read a comic or children's magazine or newspaper each week?

-
yes, comic
yes, magazine
yes, newspaper
no, none of these
How often do you have a conversation with her?
1
never
2
rarely (once a week)
3
sometimes (several times a week)
4
often (nearly every day)
5
almost always (at least once a day)

What particular tasks does she do at home? (please tick all that apply)

-
making her bed
cleaning her room
tidying her room
setting or clearing the table
looking after a pet
What particular tasks does she do at home? (please tick all that apply) other task (please tick and describe)
1
Often
2
Occasionally
3
Not at all
Other
Does she do these tasks: Because she wants to
1
Often
2
Occasionally
3
Not at all
Does she do these tasks: Because you tell her to
1
Often
2
Occasionally
3
Not at all
Does she do these tasks: Because she will get a reward
1
Often
2
Occasionally
3
Not at all
Is there a television set at home?
1
Yes and she watches it
2
Yes, but she does not watch it
3
No
How often does she play with other children (other than brothers or sisters) outside school?
1
every day
2
2-6 times a week
3
once a week
4
less than once a week
5
never
When you and your child meet again after being apart does she tell you what she's been doing?
1
yes, always
2
yes, sometimes
3
hardly ever
4
never
Does she share with you her feelings and worries?
1
yes, always
2
yes, sometimes
3
hardly ever
4
never
5
don't know how often
Do you think she likes to be with you?
1
yes, always
2
yes, sometimes
3
hardly ever
4
never
Do you feel that she dominates the household?
1
Yes, usually
2
Yes, sometimes
3
No, not at all
Do you start by being firm but then give way?
1
Yes, usually
2
Yes, sometimes
3
No, not at all
Does she make collections of things (e.g. stamps, coins)
1
Yes
2
No
On a day when the weather is reasonable where does she prefer to play?
1
Prefers out of doors
2
Prefers indoors
3
No preference
Does she prefer to play?
1
On her own
2
With other children
3
Either
4
Doesn't play at all
Does she like to take part in competitive games? (i.e. one with winners and losers)
1
Yes
2
No
Does she take a leading role when playing with other children?
1
Yes
2
No
Does she like making up stories?
1
Yes
2
No
Do you insist: that she goes to bed at bedtime
1
Yes I insist always
2
Sometimes I insist
3
I never insist
Do you insist: that she obeys you
1
Yes I insist always
2
Sometimes I insist
3
I never insist
Do you insist: that she eats what you give her
1
Yes I insist always
2
Sometimes I insist
3
I never insist
Do you insist: that she is polite to adults
1
Yes I insist always
2
Sometimes I insist
3
I never insist
Do you insist: that she is considerate of other's feelings
1
Yes I insist always
2
Sometimes I insist
3
I never insist
Do you insist: that she keeps herself clean
1
Yes I insist always
2
Sometimes I insist
3
I never insist
Do you insist: that she keeps her belongings tidy
1
Yes I insist always
2
Sometimes I insist
3
I never insist
Do you object: if she makes a lot of noise
1
Yes I object always
2
Sometimes I object
3
I never object
Do you object: if she brings friends home
1
Yes I object always
2
Sometimes I object
3
I never object
Do you object: if she interrupts your conversation
1
Yes I object always
2
Sometimes I object
3
I never object

SECTION G: HER GROWTH AND HIS SHOES

Please list the dates on which your child was weighed since she was 5 1/2 years old and how much she weighed each time. Also add height and head circumferences, if they were measured. If you don't know, please write DK and go to G2, below.

Date Weight Height Head circumference
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2.
What size shoes does she take?
Float

How often nowadays does she wear the following footwear:

Out of doors Indoors

1 - Usually

2 - Sometimes

3 - Never

1 - Usually

2 - Sometimes

3 - Never

1 - Usually

2 - Sometimes

3 - Never

1 - Usually

2 - Sometimes

3 - Never

sandals
trainers/ plimsolls
slippers
shoes
other (please tick and describe)
How often nowadays does she wear the following footwear: other (please tick and describe)
Other
How long do you usually let her hair grow before cutting it?
1
less than 1 inch
2
more than 1 inch but not shoulder length
3
shoulder length
4
longer than shoulder
5
never cut it
6
other, please describe
Other
This questionnaire was completed by: (tick all that apply) mother
1
Yes
This questionnaire was completed by: (tick all that apply) father
1
Yes
This questionnaire was completed by: (tick all that apply) other (please tick & describe)
1
Yes
Other
Please give the date on which you completed this questionnaire:
Date
Please give the date of birth of your child:
Date
THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR HELP
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When completed, please return the questionnaire to: Professor Jean Golding Children of the Nineties - ALSPAC Institute of Child Health
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My Daughter Growing Up