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National Child Development Study - Stage 5
Your Child

Some Questions About Your Child:

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AGE: ... Years

Age

AGE: ... Months

Months
We would like you to answer a few questions about the development and behaviour of your child named above - and to complete a similar booklet for any other children you may have.
YOU WILL NOT HAVE TO ANSWER EVERY QUESTION. The questions are different for children of different ages. So, for any child you will find that you only need to answer some questions.
We've tried to make the questions easy to answer, but if any question is not clear, please make a note of the question number and ask the interviewer about it when she/he collects your completed questionnaire.

Please write in your relationship to this child:

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Section One Children who are less than four years old
If this child is four or over, please turn to Section Two on page 20.
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WHAT THIS SECTION IS ABOUT
This section asks you questions about the things that children do at different ages.
HOW TO ANSWER THE QUESTIONS
Think about each question before ringing the number that goes with your answer,
If your child is: 0-3 MONTHS Please answer the questions in: PART A on page 4
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Part A: 0-3 months
If this child is younger than four months, please answer these questions.

When lying on his/her stomach, has your child ever turned his/her head from side to side? (Please ring one number)

1
Yes
2
No

Have your child's eyes ever followed a moving object?

1
Yes
2
No

When lying on his/her stomach on a flat surface, did your child ever lift his/her head off the surface for a moment?

1
Yes
2
No

Have your child's eyes ever followed a moving object all the way from one side to the other?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever smiled at someone when that person talked or smiled at (but did not touch) him/her?

1
Yes
2
No

When lying on his/her stomach, has your child ever raised his/her head and chest from the surface while resting his/her weight on his/her lower arms or hands?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever turned his/her head around to look at something?

1
Yes
2
No

While lying on his/her back and being pulled up to a sitting position, did your child ever hold his/her head stiffly so that it did not hang back as he/she was pulled up?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever laughed out loud without being tickled or touched?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever held in one hand a moderate sized object such as a block or rattle?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever rolled over on his/her own on purpose?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever seemed to enjoy looking in the mirror at him or herself?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever been pulled from a sitting to a standing position and supported his/her own weight with legs stretched out?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever looked around with his/her eyes for a toy which was lost or not nearby?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever sat alone with no help except for leaning forward on his/her hands or with just a little help from someone else?

1
Yes
2
No
Now please turn to Section Three on page 28
If your child is: 4-6 MONTHS Please answer the questions in: PART B on page 6
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Part B: 4-6 months
If this child is at least four months old, but not yet seven months old, please answer these questions.

While lying on his/her back and being pulled up to a sitting position, did your child ever hold his/her head stiffly so that it did not hang back as he/she was pulled up? (Please ring one number)

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever laughed out loud without being tickled or touched?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever held in one hand a moderate sized object such as a block or rattle?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever rolled over on his/her own on purpose?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever seemed to enjoy looking in the mirror at him/herself?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever been pulled from a sitting to a standing position and supported his/her own weight with legs stretched out?

1
Yes
2
No

Hs your child ever looked around with his/her eyes for a toy which was lost or not nearby?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever sat alone with no help except for leaning forward on his/her hands or with just a little help from someone else?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever sat for 10 minutes or more without support at all?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever pulled himself /herself to a standing position without help from another person?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever crawled when left lying on his/her stomach?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever said any recognisable words such as "mama" or "dada"?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever picked up small objects such as raisins or biscuit crumbs, using only his/her thumb and first finger?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever walked at least two steps with one hand held or holding on to something?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever waved goodbye without help from another person?

1
Yes
2
No
Now please turn to Section Three on page 28
If your child is: 7-9 MONTHS Please answer the questions in: PART C on page 8
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Part C: 7-9 months
If this child is at least seven months old, but not yet 10 months old, please answer these questions.

Has your child ever seemed to enjoy looking in the mirror at him/herself? (Please ring one number)

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever been pulled from a sitting to a standing position and supported his/her own weight with legs stretched out?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever looked around with his/her eyes for a toy which was lost or not nearby?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever sat alone with no help except for leaning forward on his/her hands or with just a little help from someone else?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever sat for 10 minutes or more without support at all?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever pulled himself /herself to a standing position without help from another person?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever crawled when left lying on his/ her stomach?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever said any recognisable words such as "mama" or "dada"?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever picked up small objects such as raisins or biscuit crumbs, using only his/her thumb and first finger?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever walked at least two steps with one hand held or holding on to something?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever waved good-bye without help from another person?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever shown by his/her behaviour that he/ she knows the names of common objects when somebody else names them out loud?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever shown that he/she wanted something by pointing, pulling, or making pleasant sounds rather than by crying or whining?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever stood alone on his/her feet for 10 seconds or more without holding on to anything or another person?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever walked at least two steps without holding on to anything or another person?

1
Yes
2
No
Now please turn to Section Three on page 28
If your child is: 10-12 MONTHS Please answer the questions in: PART D on page 10
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Part D: 10-12 months
If this child is at least 10 months old, but not yet 13 months old, please answer these questions.

Has your child ever crawled when left lying on his/her stomach? (Please ring one number)

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever said any recognisable words such as "mama" or "dada"?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever picked up small objects such as raisins or biscuit crumbs, using only his/her thumb and first finger?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever walked at least two steps with one hand held or holding on to something?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever waved goodbye without help from another person?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever shown by his/her behaviour that he/ she knows the names of common objects when somebody else names them out loud?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever shown that he/she wanted something by pointing, pulling, or making pleasant sounds rather than by crying or whining?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever stood alone on his/her feet for 10 seconds or more without holding on to anything or another person?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever walked at least two steps without holding on to anything or another person?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever crawled up at least two stairs or steps?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever said two recognisable words besides "mama" or "dada"?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever run?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever said the names of a familiar object, such as a ball?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever made a line with a crayon or pencil?

1
Yes
2
No

Did your child ever walk up at least two stairs with one hand held or holding the railing?

1
Yes
2
No
Now please turn to Section Three on page 28
If your child is: 13-15 MONTHS Please answer the questions in: PART E on page 12
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Part E: 13-15 months
If this child is at least 13 months old, but not yet 16 months old, please answer these questions.

Has your child ever waved goodbye without help from another person? (Please ring one number)

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever shown by his/her behaviour that he/she knows the names of common objects when somebody else names them out loud?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever shown that he/she wanted something by pointing, pulling, or making pleasant sounds rather than by crying or whining?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever stood alone on his/her feet for 10 seconds or more without holding on to anything or another person?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever walked at least two steps without holding on to anything or another person?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever crawled up at least two stairs or steps?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever said two recognisable words besides "mama" or "dada"?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever run?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever said the names of a familiar object, such as a ball?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever made a line with a crayon or pencil?

1
Yes
2
No

Did your child ever walk up at least two stairs with one hand held or holding the railing?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever fed himself /herself with a spoon or fork without spilling much?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever let someone know, without crying, that wearing wet (soiled) underclothing or nappies bothers him/her?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever spoken a partial sentence of three words or more?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever walked upstairs by himself/herself without holding on to a rail?

1
Yes
2
No
Now please furn to Section Three on page 28
If your child is: 16-18 MONTHS Please answer the questions in: PART F on page 14
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Part F: 16-18 months
If this child is at least 16 months old but not yet 19 months old, please answer these questions.

Has your child ever walked at least two steps without holding on to anything or another person? (Please ring one number)

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever crawled up at least two stairs or steps?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever said two recognisable words besides "mama" or "dada"?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever run?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever said the names of a familiar object, such as a ball?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever made a line with a crayon or pencil?

1
Yes
2
No

Did your child ever walk up at least two stairs with one hand held or holding the railing?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever fed himself /herself wilh a spoon or fork without spilling much?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever let someone know, without crying, that wearing wet (soiled) underclothing or nappies bothers him/her?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever spoken a partial sentence of three words or more?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever walked upstairs by himself /herself without holding on to a rail?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever washed and dried his/her hands without any help except for turning the water on and off?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever counted three objects correctly?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever gone to the toilet or used a potty alone?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever walked up stairs by himself /herself with no help, stepping on each step with only one foot?

1
Yes
2
No
Now please turn to Section Three on page 28
If your child is: 19-21 MONTHS Please answer the questions in: PART G on page 16
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Part G: 19-21 months
If this child is at least 19 months old but not yet 22 months old, please answer these questions.

Has your child ever run? (Please ring one number)

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever said the names of a familiar object, such as a ball?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever made a line with a crayon or pencil?

1
Yes
2
No

Did your child ever walk up at least two stairs with one hand held or holding the railing?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever fed himself /herself with a spoon or fork without spilling much?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever let someone know, without crying, that wearing wet (soiled) underclothing or nappies bothers him/her?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever spoken a partial sentence of three words or more?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever walked upstairs by himself/herself without holding on to a rail?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever washed and dried his/her hands without any help except for turning the water on and off?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever counted three objects correctly?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever gone to the toilet or used a potty alone?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever walked up stairs by himself /herself with no help, stepping on each step with only one foot?

1
Yes
2
No

Does your child know his/her own age and sex?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever said the names of at least four colours?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever pedalled a tricycle at least 10 feet?

1
Yes
2
No
Now please turn to Section Three on page 28
If your child is: 22 MONTHS - 3 YEARS, 11 MONTHS Please answer the questions in: PART H on page 18
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Part H: 22 months - 3 years, 11 months
If this child is at least 22 months old, but not yet four years old, please answer these questions.

Has your child ever let someone know, without crying, that wearing wet (soiled) underclothing or nappies bothers him/her?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever spoken a partial sentence of three words or more?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever walked upstairs by himself /herself without holding on to a rail?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever washed and dried his/her hands without any help except for turning the water on and off?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever counted three objects correctly?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever gone to the toilet alone?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever walked up stairs by himself /herself with no help, stepping on each step with only one foot?

1
Yes
2
No

Does your child know his/her own age and sex?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever said the names of at least four colours?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever pedalled a tricycle at least 10 feet?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever done a head over heels without help from anybody?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever dressed himself /herself without any help except for tying of shoes (and buttoning the backs of dresses)?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever said his/her first and last name together without someone's help? (Nicknames may be used for first name).

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever counted out loud up to 10?

1
Yes
2
No

Has your child ever drawn a picture of a man or woman with at least two parts of the body besides a head?

1
Yes
2
No
Now please turn to Section Three on page 28
Section Two Children who are four years and older
If your child is under four years old, please turn to Section Three on page 28.
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WHAT THIS SECTION IS ABOUT
We are interested in how your child has behaved over the last three months.
HOW TO ANSWER THE QUESTIONS
Please read each description of behaviour given below carefully and decide how well it fits your child. You should circle the number that goes with the answer you choose,
If your child is at least four years old, but less than seven, please answer the questions in Part A on page 22.
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Part A: Children who are at least four years old but less than seven

He/She has sudden changes in mood or feeling. (Please ring one number)

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/she feels or complains that no one loves him/her.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She is rather highly strung, tense and nervous.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She cheats or tells lies.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She is too fearful or anxious.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She argues too much.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She has difficulty concentrating, cannot pay attention for long.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She is easily confused, seems to be in a fog.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She bullies or is cruel to others. (Please ring one number)

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She is disobedient at home.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She does not seem to feel sorry after he/she misbehaves.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She has trouble getting along with other children.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She is impulsive, or acts without thinking.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She feels worthless or inferior.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She is not liked by other children.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She has a lot of difficulty getting his/her mind off certain thoughts (has obsessions).

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She is restless or overly active, cannot sit still.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She is stubborn, sullen, or irritable. (Please ring one number)

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She has a very strong temper and loses it easily.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She is unhappy, sad or depressed.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She is withdrawn, does not get involved with others.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She breaks things on purpose or deliberately destroys his/her or other's things.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She clings to adults.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She cries too much.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She demands a lot of attention.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She is too dependent on others.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She is disobedient at school. (Please ring one number)

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She has trouble getting along with teachers.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She feels others are out to get him/her.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She hangs around with children who get into trouble.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She is secretive, keeps things to himself/herself.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true

He/She worries too much.

1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
Please turn to Section Three on page 28
If your child is aged seven or over please answer the questions in Part B on page 25.
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Part B: Children who are seven years old and older
Here are brief descriplions of how some children behave. Please read each carefully and indicate for each one whether this description certainly applies, applies somewhat or does not apply to your child.

He/She is very restless. He/She has difficulty staying seated for long. (Please ring one number)

1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply

He/She is a squirmy, fidgety child.

1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply

He/She often destroys own or others' property.

1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply

He/She frequently fights or is quarrelsome with other children.

1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply

He/She is not much liked by other children.

1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply

He/She is often worried, he/she worries about many things

1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply

He/She tends to do things on own - he/she is rather solitary. (Please ring one number).

1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply

He/She is irritable and is quick to "fly off the handle".

1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply

He/She often appears miserable, unhappy, tearful or distressed.

1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply

He/She has twitches, mannerisms or tics of the face or body.

1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply

He/She frequently sucks his/her thumb or fingers.

1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply

He/She frequently bites his/her nails or fingers.

1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply

He/She is often disobedient.

1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply

He/She cannot settle to anything for more than a few moments. (Please ring one number).

1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply

He/She tends to be tearful or afraid of new things or new situations.

1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply

He/She is fussy or over-particular.

1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply

He/She often tells lies.

1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply

He/She bullies other children.

1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply
Please turn to Section Four on page 38
Section Three Children less than seven years old
IF YOUR CHILD IS SEVEN OR OVER PLEASE TURN TO SECTION FOUR ON PAGE 38
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WHAT THIS SECTION IS ABOUT
We are interested in how your child acts during a normal day. Please think about your child during the last two weeks. If he/she has not generally been healthy during the last two weeks, think back to the last two-week period when your child was his/her normal self.
The following questions ask about how often your child acted in a certain way.
Think about it before circling the number that goes with your answer,
If your child has: Not had 1st birthday Please answer questions in: PART A on page 29
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Part A: Children who are less than one year old

During feeding, how often does he/she squirm or kick? (Please ring one number)

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

During feeding how often does he/she wave his/her arms?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

During sleeping, how often does he/she usually move around the cot?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

Some children get sleepy about the same time each evening, give or take 15 minutes. How often does he/she do this?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

Some children get hungry about the same time each day, give or take 15 minutes. How often does he/she do this?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When your child wakes up in the morning, how often is he/she in the same mood?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When your child sees a stranger, how often does he/she turn away or cry as if afraid? (Please ring one number)

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When your child sees an unfamiliar dog or cat, how often does he/she turn away or cry as if afraid?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When you leave the room and leave your child alone, how often does he/she become upset?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When you take him/her to the doctor, dentist or nurse, how often does he/ she turn away or cry as if afraid?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When you play with your child, how often does he I she smile or laugh?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When your child plays on his/her own, how often does he/she smile or laugh?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When your child is in the bath, how often does he/she smile or laugh? (Please ring one number)

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When your child hears an unexpected loud sound (for example, a car back-firing or a vacuum cleaner), how often does he/she cry or become upset?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

How often do you have trouble soothing or calming your child when he/ she is crying or upset?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always
Please note: The responses to Q.16 are different to the rest

During the day how often does your child get fussy and irritable?

1
Almost never
2
Once or twice a day
3
Couple of times a day in morning and afternoon
4
Several times a day
5
Almost every hour

In general compared with most babies, how often does your child cry and fuss?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always
Now please turn to Section Four on page 38
If your child has: Had 1st but not 2nd birthday Please answer questions in: PART B on page 32
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Part B: Children who are one year old

When your child sees a stranger, how often does he/she tum away or cry as if afraid? (Please ring one number)

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When your child sees an unfamiliar dog or cat, how often does he/she turn away or cry as if afraid?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When you leave the room and leave your child alone, how often does he/she become upset?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When you take him/her to the doctor, dentist or nurse, how often does he/ she turn away or cry as if afraid?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When you play with your child, how often does he/she smile or laugh?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When your child plays alone, how often does he/ she smile or laugh?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When your child is in the bath, how often does he/she smile or laugh?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When your child hears an unexpected loud sound (for example, a car back-firing or a vacuum cleaner), how often does he/she cry or become upset?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

How often do you have trouble soothing or calming your child when he/she is crying or upset?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always
Please note: The responses to Q.10 are different to the rest

During the average day, how often does your child get fussy and irritable?

1
Almost never
2
Once or twice a day
3
Couple of times a day in morning and afternoon
4
Several times a day
5
Almost every hour

In general compared with most toddlers, how often does your child cry and fuss?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always
Now please turn to Section Four on page 38
If your child has: Had 2nd but not 7th birthday Please answer questions in: PART C on page 34
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Part C: Children who are at least two years but less than seven years old

When it is mealtime, how often does your child eat what you want him/her to eat? (Please ring one number)

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When your child doesn't eat what you want him/her to eat and you tell him/her to do so, how often does he/ she obey and eat?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When it is your child's bed-time, how often does he/she protest or resist going to bed?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When he/she does protest and you tell him/her again, how often does he/she then go to bed?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When you tell your child to turn off the TV, how often does he/she do so without protest?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When he/she does protest and you tell him/her again, how often does he/she then tum off the TV? (Please ring one number)

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When your child meets a new child of about the same age, how often is he/she shy at first?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When your child first meets an adult he/ she does not know, how often is he/ she shy at first?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

How often does your child cry when he/she hurts himself/herself a little bit?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

How often does he/she laugh and smile easily, for example when no one is touching him/her?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When your child is with other children his/her own age, how often does he/ she fight, take toys, hit etc.

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When your child is with other children his/her own age, how often does he/she willingly share most toys? (Please ring one number)

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

How often do you have trouble soothing or calming your child when he/ she is upset?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When your child is playing, how often does he/she stay close to you and make sure that he/she can still see you?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

How often does he/she try to copy what you do or how you act? (You may not always allow him/her to do this?)

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When you leave the room and leave your child alone, how often does he/she get upset?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

How often is your child demanding and impatient even when you are busy?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

When you get upset about something, how often does your child get worried or try to help or make you feel better?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

How often does your child want you to help with the things he/she is doing?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always

During the past year, how often has your child slepl through the night?

1
Almost never
2
Less than half the time
3
Half the time
4
More than half the time
5
Almost always
Now please turn to Section Four on the next page
Section Four
WHAT THIS SECTION IS ABOUT
We are interested in your family's lifestyle and rules.
Some questions you answer with a YES or NO or other word or phrase. Please circle the number that goes with the answer you choose,
Other questions have boxes for you to write in an answer,
If your child is: Less than 3 yrs old Please answer the questions in: PART A on page 39
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Part A: Children who are less than three years old

Approximately how often does your child have a chance to get out of the house (either by him/herself or with an older person)? (Please ring one number).

1
Not at all
2
About once a month or less
3
A few times a month
4
About once a week
5
A few times a week
6
Four or more times a week
7
Every day

Approximately how many books does your child have of his/her own?

1
None-too young
2
1 or 2 books
3
3 to 9 books
4
10 to 19 books
5
20 to 49 books
6
50 or more

How often do you get a chance to read stories to your child?

1
Never
2
Several times a year
3
Several times a month
4
Once a week
5
Several times a week
6
Every day

About how often do you take your child to the shops?

1
Twice a week or more
2
Once a week
3
Once a month
4
Hardly ever
5
Never
6
Do not do shopping

Approximately how many, if any, cuddly, soft or role-playing toys for example, a doll, does your child have? (Including any that are shared with a brother or sister)

How many

And how many, if any, push or pull toys does your child have? (Including any shared with a brother or sister)

How many

Some parents spend time teaching their children new skills while other parents believe children learn best on their own. Which of the following best describes your attitude? (Please ring one number).

1
Parents should always spend time teaching their children
2
Parents should usually spend time teaching their children
3
Parents should usually allow their children to learn on their own
4
Parents should always allow their children to learn on their own

Think for a moment about a typical weekday for your family. How much time would you say your child spends watching television on a typical weekday?

How many
00
Less than 1 hour per week day
95
Do not have a TV

Now, think for a moment about a typical weekend day for your family. How much time would you say your child spends watching television on a typical weekend day?

How many
00
Less than 1 hour per weekend day
95
Do not have a TV

About how many hours is the TV on in your home each day?

How many
00
Less than 1 hour per day
95
Do not have a TV

Does your child ever see his/her father or father-figure?

1
Yes
2
No

Is this person his/her biological father, step-father or a father figure?

1
Biological father
2
Step-father
3
Father figure
0
No father, step-father or father figure

What is the relationship of this person to you?

1
Your spouse
2
Your ex-spouse
3
Your partner
4
Your friend
5
Your father
6
Your grandfather
7
Your brother
8
Your uncle
9
Other (please write who)
10
No father, step-father or father figure
Other

Does your child see this person on a daily basis?

1
Yes
2
No
0
No father, step-father or father figure

How often does your child eat a meal with both mother and father (or step-father, father figure)?

1
More than once a day
2
Once a day
3
Several times a week
4
Once a week
5
Once a month or less
6
Never
0
No father, step-father or father figure

Children seem to demand attention when their parents are busy, doing housework for example. How often do you talk to your child while you are busy?

1
Always talk to child when busy
2
Often talk to child when busy
3
Sometimes talk to child when busy
4
Rarely talk to child when busy
5
Never talk to child when busy

Sometimes children are pretty well behaved and other times they aren't. About how many times, if any, have you had to smack your child in the past week?

How many
If you did not smack your child in the last week write in 00
That is the end of the questionnaire for this child. Thank you.
If your child is: Over 3 yrs but less than 6 Please answer the questions in: PART B on page 43
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Part B: Children who are at least three years old but less than six

About how often do you read stories to your child? (Please ring one number)

1
Never
2
Several times a year
3
Several times a month
4
Once a week
5
At least three times a week
6
Every day

Approximately how many children's books does your child have of his/her own?

1
None - too young
2
1 or 2 books
3
3 to 9 books
4
10 to 19 books
5
20 to 49 books
6
50 or more

Approximately how many magazines does your family get regularly?

1
None
2
One
3
Two
4
Three
5
Four or more

Does your child have the use of a record player, CD player, tape deck or tape recorder here at home and at least five children's records or tapes, including any shared with a brother or sister?

1
Yes
2
No

Circle the things which you (or another adult or older child) are helping or have helped your child to learn here at home. (Please ring all that apply)

1
Numbers
2
The alphabet
3
Colours
4
Shapes and sizes
5
None of the above

How much choice is your child is allowed in deciding what foods he/she eats at meal times? Would you say he/she has: (Please ring one number)

1
A great deal of choice
2
Some choice
3
Little choice
4
No choice

Approximately how many hours is the TV on in your home each day?

How many
If less than one hour per day please write in 00
If you don't have a television please write in 95

Most children get angry at their parents at from time to time. If your child got so angry that he/she hit you, which of the following do you think you'd do? (Please ring all that apply)

1
Hit him/her back
2
Send him/her to his/her room
3
Smack him/her
4
Talk to him/her
5
Ignore it
6
Give him/her a household chore
7
Take away his/her pocket-money
8
Hold his/her hands until he/she was calm
9
Other (PLEASE WRITE IN)
Other

How often would you say does any family member get a chance to take your child on any kind of outing, for example shopping, picnic, park, and so on? (Please ring one number)

1
A few times a year or less
2
About once a month
3
About two to three times a month
4
Several times a week
5
Everyday

How oflen would you say that any family member has taken or arranged to take your child to any type of museum (for example children's, art, scientific, historical, and so on) within the past year?

1
Never - too young
2
Once or twice
3
Several times
4
About once a month
5
About once a week or more

Think for a moment about a typical weekday for your family. How much time would you say your child spends watching television on a typical weekday?

How many
00
Less than 1 hour per weekday
95
Do not have a TV

Now, think for a moment about a typical weekend day for your family. How much time would you say your child spends watching television on a typical weekend day?

How many
00
Less than 1 hour per weekend day
95
Do not have a TV

Does your child ever see his/her father or father-figure?

1
Yes
2
No

Is this person his/her biological father, step-father or a father figure?

1
Biological father
2
Step-father
3
Father figure
0
No father, step-father or father figure

What is the relationship of this person to you?

1
Your spouse
2
Your ex-spouse
3
Your partner
4
Your friend
5
Your father
6
Your grandfather
7
Your brother
8
Your uncle
9
Other (please write who)
10
No father, step-father or father figure
Other

Does your child see this person on a daily basis?

1
Yes
2
No
0
No father, step-father or father figure

How often does your child eat a meal with both mother and father (or step-father, father figure)?

1
More than once a day
2
Once a day
3
Several times a week
4
Once a week
5
Once a month or less
6
Never
0
No father, step-father or father figure

Sometimes children are pretty well behaved and other times they aren't. About how many times, if any, have you had to smack your child in the past week?

How many
If you did not smack your child in the last week write in 00
That is the end of the questionnaire for this child. Thank you.
If your child is: Over 6 yrs but less than 10 Please answer the questions in: PART C on page 47
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Part C: Children who are at least six years old but less than 10 years old

Approximately how many books does your child have? (Please ring one number)

1
None
2
One or two books
3
Three to nine books
4
10 to 19 books
5
20 to 49 books
6
50 or more

About how often do you read stories with or to your child?

1
Never
2
Several times a year
3
Several times a month
4
Once a week
5
At least three times a week
6
Every day
How often would you say your child is expected to do each of the following?
-

1 - Almost never

2 - Less than half the time

3 - Half the time

4 - More than half the time

5 - Almost always

Make his/her own bed?
Clean his/her own room?
Clean up after spills?
Bath or wash him/her-self?
Clear or tidy up after him/herself?

Is there a musical instrument for example, a piano, drum, guitar etc. that your child can use at home?

1
Yes
2
No

Does your household get a daily newspaper?

1
Yes
2
No

About how often would you say your child reads for enjoyment? (Please ring one number)

1
Every day
2
Several times a week
3
Several times a month
4
Several times a year
5
Never

Do you or someone in your family encourage your child to start and keep doing hobbies?

1
Yes
2
No

Does your child get any special lessons (for example, musical), or belong to any organisations that encourage activities such as sports, music, art, dance, drama, etc? (Including scouts/cubs, guides/brownies, etc.)

1
Yes
2
No

How often would you say that any family member has taken or arranged to take your child to any type of museum (for example, children's, art, scientific, etc.) within the past year?

1
Never
2
Once or twice
3
Several times
4
About once a momth
5
About once a week or more

How often has a family member taken or arranged to take your child to any kind of musical or theatrical performance, within the past year?

1
Never
2
Once or twice
3
Several times
4
About once a momth
5
About once a week or more

About how often does your family get together with relatives or friends?

1
Never
2
Once a year or less
3
A few times a year
4
Once a month
5
2 or 3 times a month
6
About once a week or more

Think for a moment about a typical weekday for your family. How much time would you say your child spends watching television on a typical weekday?

How many
00
Less than 1 hour per weekday
95
Do not have a TV

Now, think for a moment about a typical weekend day for your family. How much time would you say your child spends watching television on a typical weekend day?

How many
00
Less than 1 hour per weekend day
95
Do not have a TV

Does your child ever see his/her father or father-figure?

1
Yes
2
No

Is this person his/her biological father, step-father or a father figure?

1
Biological father
2
Step-father
3
Father figure
0
No father, step-father or father figure

What is the relationship of this person to you?

1
Your spouse
2
Your ex-spouse
3
Your partner
4
Your friend
5
Your father
6
Your grandfather
7
Your brother
8
Your uncle
9
Other (please write who)
10
No father, step-father or father figure
Other

About how often does your child spend time with his/her father, step-father, or father figure?

1
More than once a day
2
Once a day
3
Several times a week
4
Once a week
5
Once a month or less
6
Never
0
No father, step-father or father figure

About how often does your child spend time with his/her father, step-father, or father figure in outdoor activities?

1
More than once a day
2
Once a day
3
Several times a week
4
Once a week
5
Once a month or less
6
Never
0
No father, step-father or father figure

How often does your child eat a meal with both mother and father (or step-father or father-figure?

1
More than once a day
2
Once a day
3
Several times a week
4
Once a week
5
Once a month or less
6
Never
0
No father, step-father or father figure

When your family watches TV together, do you or your child's father (step-father or father-figure) discuss TV programmes with him/her?

1
Yes
2
No
3
Do not have a TV

Sometimes children get so angry with their parents that they say things like "I hate you" or swear in a temper tantrum. What would be the most likely actions out of the following that you would take if this happened? (Please ring all that apply)

1
Keep him/her indoors
2
Smack him/her
3
Talk with him/her
4
Give him/her a household chore
5
Ignore it
6
Send to room for more than 1 hr
7
Take away his/her pocket money
8
Take away TV or other privileges
9
Other (PLEASE WRITE IN)
Other
If your child brought home a report with marks or comments lower than expected, how likely would you be to do the following?
-

1 - very likely

2 - 2

3 - 3

4 - 4

5 - Not at all likely

contact his/her class or head-teacher?
tell him/her off?
keep a closer eye on his/her activities?
punish him/her?
talk with him/her?
wait and see if he/she improves on own?
tell him/her to spend more time on schoolwork?
spend more time helping him/her with schoolwork?

If your child brought home a report with marks or comments lower than expected, how likely would you be to do the following? Something else (PLEASE WRITE IN)

1
very likely
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
Not at all likely
Other
Sometimes children are pretty well behaved and other times they aren't. Sometimes they do things that make you feel particularly happy. How many times in the last week have you ...
-
How many
had to smack your child?
kept him/her indoors?
taken away TV or other privileges?
taken away his/her pocket money?
sent your child to his/her room?
shown your child physical affection (kiss, hug, etc.)?
praised your child for doing something worthwhile?
told another adult something positive about your child?
That is the end of the questionnaire for this child. Thank you.
If your child is: Over 10 years old Please answer the questions in: PART D on page 52
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Part D: Children who are 10 years old and older

Approximately how many books does your child have of his/her own? (Please ring one number)

1
None
2
One or two books
3
Three to nine books
4
10 to 19 books
5
20 to 49 books
6
50 or more
How often would you say your child is expected to do each of the following?
-

1 - Almost never

2 - Less than half the time

3 - Half the time

4 - More than halfl the time

5 - Almost always

Make his/her own bed?
Clean his/her own room?
Tidy up ofter him/herself?
Help keep shared living areas clean and tidy?
Do routine chores such as washing- or drying-up?
Help manage his/her own time (get up on time, be ready for school. etc)?

Is there a musical instrument (for example, a piano or guitar, etc) here at home that your child can use?

1
Yes
2
No

Does your household get a daily Newspaper?

1
Yes
2
No

About how often would you say your child reads for enjoyment?

1
Every day
2
Several times a week
3
Several times a month
4
Several times a year
5
Never

Do you or does someone in your family encourage your child to start and keep doing hobbies?

1
Yes
2
No

Does your child get any special lessons (for example, musical), or belong to any organisation that encourages activities such as sports, music, art, dance, drama, etc? (Including scouts, guides, etc.)

1
Yes
2
No

How often would you say that any family member has taken or arranged to take your child to any type of museum (for example, children's, art, scientific, etc) within the past year?

1
Never
2
Once or twice
3
Several times
4
About once a month
5
Once a week or more

How often has a family member taken or arranged to take your child to any kind of theatrical or musical performance, within the past year?

1
Never
2
Once or twice
3
Several times
4
About once a month
5
Once a week or more

About how often does your family get together with relatives or friends?

1
Once a year or less
2
A few times a year
3
About once a month
4
Two or three times a month
5
About once a week or more

Think for a moment about a typical weekday for your family. How much time would you say your child spends watching television on a typical weekday?

How many
00
Less than 1 hour per weekday
95
Do not have a TV

Now, think for a moment about a typical weekend day for your family. How much time would you say your child spends watching television on a typical weekend day?

How many
00
Less than 1 hour per weekend day
95
Do not have a TV

Does your child ever see his/her father or father-figure?

1
Yes
2
No

Is this person his/her biological father, step-father or a father figure?

1
Biological father
2
Step-father
3
Father figure
0
No father, step-father or father figure

What is the relationship of this person to you?

1
Your spouse
2
Your ex-spouse
3
Your partner
4
Your friend
5
Your father
6
Your grandfather
7
Your brother
8
Your uncle
9
Other (please write who)
10
No father, step-father or father figure
Other

About how often does your child spend time with his/her father, step-father, or father figure?

1
More than once a day
2
Once a day
3
Several times a week
4
Once a week
5
Once a month or less
6
Never
0
No father, step-father or father figure

About how often does your child spend time with his/her father, step-father, or father figure in outdoor activities?

1
More than once a day
2
Once a day
3
Several times a week
4
Once a week
5
Once a month or less
6
Never
0
No father, step-father or father figure

How often does your child eat a meal with both mother and father (or step-father or father-figure?

1
More than once a day
2
Once a day
3
Several times a week
4
Once a week
5
Once a month or less
6
Never
0
No father, step-father or father figure

When your family watches TV together, do you or your child's father (step-father or father-figure) discuss TV programmes with him/her?

1
Yes
2
No
3
Do not have a TV

Sometimes children get so angry with their parents that they say things like "I hate you" or swear in a temper tantrum. What would be the most likely actions out of the following that you would take if this happened? (Please ring all that apply)

1
Keep him/her indoors
2
Smack him/her
3
Talk with him/her
4
Give him/her a household chore
5
Ignore it
6
Send to room for more than 1 hr
7
Take away his/her pocket money
8
Take away TV or other privileges
9
Other (PLEASE WRITE IN)
Other
If your child brought home a report with marks or comments lower than expected, how likely would you be to do the following?
-

1 - very likely

2 - 2

3 - 3

4 - 4

5 - Not at all likely

contact his/her class or head-teacher?
tell him/her off?
keep a closer eye on his/her activities?
punish him/her?
talk with him/her?
wait and see if he/she improves on own?
tell him/her to spend more time on schoolwork?
spend more time helping him/her with schoolwork?

If your child brought home a report with marks or comments lower than expected, how likely would you be to do the following? Something else (PLEASE WRITE IN)

1
very likely
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
Not at all likely
Other
Sometimes children are pretty well behaved and other times they aren't. Sometimes they do things that make you feel particularly happy. How many times in the last week have you ...
-
How many
had to smack your child?
kept him/her indoors?
taken away TV or other privileges?
taken away his/her pocket money?
sent your child to his/her room?
shown your child physical affection (kiss, hug, etc.)?
praised your child for doing something worthwhile?
told another adult something positive about your child?
That is the end of the questionnaire for this child. Thank you.
End

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Confidential
National Child Development Study - Stage 5
Your Child
Some Questions About Your Child:
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AGE: ... Years
Age
AGE: ... Months
Months
We would like you to answer a few questions about the development and behaviour of your child named above - and to complete a similar booklet for any other children you may have.
YOU WILL NOT HAVE TO ANSWER EVERY QUESTION. The questions are different for children of different ages. So, for any child you will find that you only need to answer some questions.
We've tried to make the questions easy to answer, but if any question is not clear, please make a note of the question number and ask the interviewer about it when she/he collects your completed questionnaire.
Please write in your relationship to this child:
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Please turn over to find out what we want you to do

Section One Children who are less than four years old

WHAT THIS SECTION IS ABOUT
This section asks you questions about the things that children do at different ages.
HOW TO ANSWER THE QUESTIONS
Think about each question before ringing the number that goes with your answer,

Part A: 0-3 months

If this child is younger than four months, please answer these questions.
When lying on his/her stomach, has your child ever turned his/her head from side to side? (Please ring one number)
1
Yes
2
No
Have your child's eyes ever followed a moving object?
1
Yes
2
No
When lying on his/her stomach on a flat surface, did your child ever lift his/her head off the surface for a moment?
1
Yes
2
No
Have your child's eyes ever followed a moving object all the way from one side to the other?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever smiled at someone when that person talked or smiled at (but did not touch) him/her?
1
Yes
2
No
When lying on his/her stomach, has your child ever raised his/her head and chest from the surface while resting his/her weight on his/her lower arms or hands?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever turned his/her head around to look at something?
1
Yes
2
No
While lying on his/her back and being pulled up to a sitting position, did your child ever hold his/her head stiffly so that it did not hang back as he/she was pulled up?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever laughed out loud without being tickled or touched?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever held in one hand a moderate sized object such as a block or rattle?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever rolled over on his/her own on purpose?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever seemed to enjoy looking in the mirror at him or herself?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever been pulled from a sitting to a standing position and supported his/her own weight with legs stretched out?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever looked around with his/her eyes for a toy which was lost or not nearby?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever sat alone with no help except for leaning forward on his/her hands or with just a little help from someone else?
1
Yes
2
No
Now please turn to Section Three on page 28

Part B: 4-6 months

If this child is at least four months old, but not yet seven months old, please answer these questions.
While lying on his/her back and being pulled up to a sitting position, did your child ever hold his/her head stiffly so that it did not hang back as he/she was pulled up? (Please ring one number)
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever laughed out loud without being tickled or touched?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever held in one hand a moderate sized object such as a block or rattle?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever rolled over on his/her own on purpose?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever seemed to enjoy looking in the mirror at him/herself?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever been pulled from a sitting to a standing position and supported his/her own weight with legs stretched out?
1
Yes
2
No
Hs your child ever looked around with his/her eyes for a toy which was lost or not nearby?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever sat alone with no help except for leaning forward on his/her hands or with just a little help from someone else?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever sat for 10 minutes or more without support at all?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever pulled himself /herself to a standing position without help from another person?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever crawled when left lying on his/her stomach?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever said any recognisable words such as "mama" or "dada"?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever picked up small objects such as raisins or biscuit crumbs, using only his/her thumb and first finger?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever walked at least two steps with one hand held or holding on to something?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever waved goodbye without help from another person?
1
Yes
2
No
Now please turn to Section Three on page 28

Part C: 7-9 months

If this child is at least seven months old, but not yet 10 months old, please answer these questions.
Has your child ever seemed to enjoy looking in the mirror at him/herself? (Please ring one number)
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever been pulled from a sitting to a standing position and supported his/her own weight with legs stretched out?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever looked around with his/her eyes for a toy which was lost or not nearby?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever sat alone with no help except for leaning forward on his/her hands or with just a little help from someone else?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever sat for 10 minutes or more without support at all?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever pulled himself /herself to a standing position without help from another person?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever crawled when left lying on his/ her stomach?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever said any recognisable words such as "mama" or "dada"?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever picked up small objects such as raisins or biscuit crumbs, using only his/her thumb and first finger?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever walked at least two steps with one hand held or holding on to something?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever waved good-bye without help from another person?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever shown by his/her behaviour that he/ she knows the names of common objects when somebody else names them out loud?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever shown that he/she wanted something by pointing, pulling, or making pleasant sounds rather than by crying or whining?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever stood alone on his/her feet for 10 seconds or more without holding on to anything or another person?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever walked at least two steps without holding on to anything or another person?
1
Yes
2
No
Now please turn to Section Three on page 28

Part D: 10-12 months

If this child is at least 10 months old, but not yet 13 months old, please answer these questions.
Has your child ever crawled when left lying on his/her stomach? (Please ring one number)
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever said any recognisable words such as "mama" or "dada"?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever picked up small objects such as raisins or biscuit crumbs, using only his/her thumb and first finger?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever walked at least two steps with one hand held or holding on to something?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever waved goodbye without help from another person?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever shown by his/her behaviour that he/ she knows the names of common objects when somebody else names them out loud?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever shown that he/she wanted something by pointing, pulling, or making pleasant sounds rather than by crying or whining?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever stood alone on his/her feet for 10 seconds or more without holding on to anything or another person?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever walked at least two steps without holding on to anything or another person?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever crawled up at least two stairs or steps?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever said two recognisable words besides "mama" or "dada"?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever run?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever said the names of a familiar object, such as a ball?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever made a line with a crayon or pencil?
1
Yes
2
No
Did your child ever walk up at least two stairs with one hand held or holding the railing?
1
Yes
2
No
Now please turn to Section Three on page 28

Part E: 13-15 months

If this child is at least 13 months old, but not yet 16 months old, please answer these questions.
Has your child ever waved goodbye without help from another person? (Please ring one number)
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever shown by his/her behaviour that he/she knows the names of common objects when somebody else names them out loud?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever shown that he/she wanted something by pointing, pulling, or making pleasant sounds rather than by crying or whining?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever stood alone on his/her feet for 10 seconds or more without holding on to anything or another person?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever walked at least two steps without holding on to anything or another person?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever crawled up at least two stairs or steps?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever said two recognisable words besides "mama" or "dada"?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever run?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever said the names of a familiar object, such as a ball?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever made a line with a crayon or pencil?
1
Yes
2
No
Did your child ever walk up at least two stairs with one hand held or holding the railing?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever fed himself /herself with a spoon or fork without spilling much?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever let someone know, without crying, that wearing wet (soiled) underclothing or nappies bothers him/her?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever spoken a partial sentence of three words or more?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever walked upstairs by himself/herself without holding on to a rail?
1
Yes
2
No
Now please furn to Section Three on page 28

Part F: 16-18 months

If this child is at least 16 months old but not yet 19 months old, please answer these questions.
Has your child ever walked at least two steps without holding on to anything or another person? (Please ring one number)
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever crawled up at least two stairs or steps?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever said two recognisable words besides "mama" or "dada"?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever run?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever said the names of a familiar object, such as a ball?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever made a line with a crayon or pencil?
1
Yes
2
No
Did your child ever walk up at least two stairs with one hand held or holding the railing?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever fed himself /herself wilh a spoon or fork without spilling much?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever let someone know, without crying, that wearing wet (soiled) underclothing or nappies bothers him/her?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever spoken a partial sentence of three words or more?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever walked upstairs by himself /herself without holding on to a rail?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever washed and dried his/her hands without any help except for turning the water on and off?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever counted three objects correctly?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever gone to the toilet or used a potty alone?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever walked up stairs by himself /herself with no help, stepping on each step with only one foot?
1
Yes
2
No
Now please turn to Section Three on page 28

Part G: 19-21 months

If this child is at least 19 months old but not yet 22 months old, please answer these questions.
Has your child ever run? (Please ring one number)
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever said the names of a familiar object, such as a ball?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever made a line with a crayon or pencil?
1
Yes
2
No
Did your child ever walk up at least two stairs with one hand held or holding the railing?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever fed himself /herself with a spoon or fork without spilling much?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever let someone know, without crying, that wearing wet (soiled) underclothing or nappies bothers him/her?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever spoken a partial sentence of three words or more?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever walked upstairs by himself/herself without holding on to a rail?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever washed and dried his/her hands without any help except for turning the water on and off?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever counted three objects correctly?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever gone to the toilet or used a potty alone?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever walked up stairs by himself /herself with no help, stepping on each step with only one foot?
1
Yes
2
No
Does your child know his/her own age and sex?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever said the names of at least four colours?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever pedalled a tricycle at least 10 feet?
1
Yes
2
No
Now please turn to Section Three on page 28

Part H: 22 months - 3 years, 11 months

If this child is at least 22 months old, but not yet four years old, please answer these questions.
Has your child ever let someone know, without crying, that wearing wet (soiled) underclothing or nappies bothers him/her?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever spoken a partial sentence of three words or more?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever walked upstairs by himself /herself without holding on to a rail?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever washed and dried his/her hands without any help except for turning the water on and off?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever counted three objects correctly?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever gone to the toilet alone?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever walked up stairs by himself /herself with no help, stepping on each step with only one foot?
1
Yes
2
No
Does your child know his/her own age and sex?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever said the names of at least four colours?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever pedalled a tricycle at least 10 feet?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever done a head over heels without help from anybody?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever dressed himself /herself without any help except for tying of shoes (and buttoning the backs of dresses)?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever said his/her first and last name together without someone's help? (Nicknames may be used for first name).
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever counted out loud up to 10?
1
Yes
2
No
Has your child ever drawn a picture of a man or woman with at least two parts of the body besides a head?
1
Yes
2
No
Now please turn to Section Three on page 28

Section Two Children who are four years and older

WHAT THIS SECTION IS ABOUT
We are interested in how your child has behaved over the last three months.
HOW TO ANSWER THE QUESTIONS
Please read each description of behaviour given below carefully and decide how well it fits your child. You should circle the number that goes with the answer you choose,

Part A: Children who are at least four years old but less than seven

He/She has sudden changes in mood or feeling. (Please ring one number)
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/she feels or complains that no one loves him/her.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She is rather highly strung, tense and nervous.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She cheats or tells lies.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She is too fearful or anxious.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She argues too much.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She has difficulty concentrating, cannot pay attention for long.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She is easily confused, seems to be in a fog.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She bullies or is cruel to others. (Please ring one number)
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She is disobedient at home.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She does not seem to feel sorry after he/she misbehaves.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She has trouble getting along with other children.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She is impulsive, or acts without thinking.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She feels worthless or inferior.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She is not liked by other children.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She has a lot of difficulty getting his/her mind off certain thoughts (has obsessions).
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She is restless or overly active, cannot sit still.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She is stubborn, sullen, or irritable. (Please ring one number)
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She has a very strong temper and loses it easily.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She is unhappy, sad or depressed.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She is withdrawn, does not get involved with others.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She breaks things on purpose or deliberately destroys his/her or other's things.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She clings to adults.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She cries too much.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She demands a lot of attention.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She is too dependent on others.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She is disobedient at school. (Please ring one number)
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She has trouble getting along with teachers.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She feels others are out to get him/her.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She hangs around with children who get into trouble.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She is secretive, keeps things to himself/herself.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
He/She worries too much.
1
Often true
2
Sometimes true
3
Not true
Please turn to Section Three on page 28

Part B: Children who are seven years old and older

Here are brief descriplions of how some children behave. Please read each carefully and indicate for each one whether this description certainly applies, applies somewhat or does not apply to your child.
He/She is very restless. He/She has difficulty staying seated for long. (Please ring one number)
1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply
He/She is a squirmy, fidgety child.
1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply
He/She often destroys own or others' property.
1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply
He/She frequently fights or is quarrelsome with other children.
1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply
He/She is not much liked by other children.
1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply
He/She is often worried, he/she worries about many things
1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply
He/She tends to do things on own - he/she is rather solitary. (Please ring one number).
1
Certainly applies
2
Applies somewhat
3
Does not apply
He/She is irritable and is quick to "fly off the handle".
1
Certainly applies
2