Study Description

Title

Age 38 Survey (2008)

Principal Investigator

Professor Jane Elliott

Publisher

Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education

Abstract

The 1970 British Cohort Study thirty-eight year follow-up took place in 2008-9. This sweep was conducted for the first time as a telephone interview (CATI). The main aim was to explore the factors central to the formation and maintenance of adult identity in each of the following domains: lifelong learning; relationships, parenting and housing; employment and income; health and health behaviour; and citizenship and values.

Study website: www.cls.ucl.ac.uk/cls-studies/1970-british-cohort-study/bcs70-age-38-sweep

LifeStage

Mid-adulthood

LifeStageDescription

31 - 59 years

Coverage

Date
October2008 - May2009
Highest Level
Country
Country
GB-ENG
Country
GB-WLS
Country
GB-SCT

Funding

Grant Number
RES-579-28-5001

Data

Kinds of Data
Survey Data, Demographic Data
Analysis Unit
Individual

BCS70 Age 38 Questionnaire

Name

bcs8

Label

BCS70 Age 38 Questionnaire

Collection Organization
Data Collection Date
October2008 - May2009
Mode of Data Collection

Computer-assisted telephone interviewing.