Study Description

Title

Age 9-months Survey (2001)

Alternate Title

MCS1

Principal Investigator

Professor Heather Joshi

Publisher

Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education

Abstract

The first MCS survey took place between June 2001 and September 2002 in England and Wales and between September 2001 and January 2003 in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Interviews were carried out with 18552 families including mothers and (where resident) fathers or father figures of nearly 19000 babies at 9 months of age. A structured interview was conducted with each parent by Computer Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI). A Computer Aided Self-completion Interview (CASI) was also administered.

Fieldwork for the first survey was carried out by the National Centre for Survey Research in Great Britain. In Northern Ireland the fieldwork was sub-contracted to the Northern Ireland Statistical Research Agency (NISRA).

Study website: www.cls.ucl.ac.uk/cls-studies/millennium-cohort-study/mcs-age-9-months-sweep

LifeStage

Pregnancy, birth and infancy

LifeStageDescription

Pregnancy - 1 year

Coverage

Date
June2001 - January2003
Geographical Coverage Description

UK

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

Funding

Data

Kinds of Data
Survey Data, Demographic Data, Administrative Data
Analysis Unit
Individual

MCS 9 Months First Survey 2000

Name

mcs1

Label

MCS 9 Months First Survey 2000

Collection Organization
Data Collection Date
June2001 - January2003
Mode of Data Collection

Face-to-face computer-assisted personal interviewing.