Study Description

Title

Age 7 Survey (2008)

Alternate Title

MCS4

Principal Investigator

Professor Heather Joshi

Publisher

Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education

Abstract

Fieldwork for MCS4 finished in December 2008. Over 13,800 families with over 14,000 cohort children took part in the age of 7 survey. More than 8800 families participated in England, over 2000 in Wales, over 1600 in Scotland and 1300 in Northern Ireland. Ninety percent of families who took part in all the previous MCS surveys (9 months and ages 3 and 5) also participated at Age 7.

Study website: www.cls.ucl.ac.uk/cls-studies/millennium-cohort-study/mcs-age-7-sweep

LifeStage

Childhood

LifeStageDescription

5 - 12 years

Coverage

Date
January2008 - June2009
Geographical Coverage Description

UK

Highest Level
Country
Lowest Level
Output Area
Country
GB-ENG
Country
GB-WLS
Country
GB-SCT
Country
GB-NIR

Funding

Grant Number
RES-579-57-0001

Data

Kinds of Data
Survey Data, Demographic Data, Measurement Data, Assessment Data, Administrative Data, Biosample Data
Analysis Unit
Individual

MCS Age 7 Main and Partner Respondent Questionnaire

Name

mcs4

Label

MCS Age 7 Main and Partner Respondent Questionnaire

Collection Organization
Data Collection Date
January2008 - July2009
Mode of Data Collection

Face-to-face computer-assisted personal interviewing.

MCS Age 7 Cohort Member Paper Self-Completion

Name

mcs_07_csc

Label

MCS Age 7 Cohort Member Paper Self-Completion

Collection Organization
Data Collection Date
January2008 - July2009
Mode of Data Collection

Self-administered survey using a traditional paper questionnaire.

MCS Age 7 Teacher Paper Questionnaire

Name

mcs4_teacher

Label

MCS Age 7 Teacher Paper Questionnaire

Collection Organization
Data Collection Date
January2008 - July2009
Mode of Data Collection

Self-administered survey using a traditional paper questionnaire.

MCS Age 7 Cognitive Assessments and Physical Measurements

Name

mcs_07_cpa

Label

MCS Age 7 Cognitive Assessments and Physical Measurements

Collection Organization
Data Collection Date
January2008 - July2009
Mode of Data Collection

Assessment of physical properties of living beings, objects, material or natural phenomena. This includes medical and geographic data.

Mode of Data Collection

Assessment of knowledge, skills, aptitude or educational achievement by means of specialized measures or tests.

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