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STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL
MAY 1959
CHILDREN'S QUESTIONNAIRE
NATIONAL SURVEY OF THE HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN
INSTITUTE OF CHILD HEALTH (UNIVERSITY OF LONDON) SOCIETY OF MEDICAL OFFICERS OF HEALTH and POPULATION INVESTIGATION COMMITTEE At the LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS

Ref. No.

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Name

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Address

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School

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FOR THOSE WHO HAVE MOVED

New Address

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L.E.A.

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New School

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If a child has moved to another school this form should be returned to the Director of Education and not sent directly to the new school.
You will know that your mother has answered questions about your health and that you have done special tests at school.
This time we should like to ask you yourself some questions about the things you like to do.
Please answer every question. When the answer is "Yes" or "No" all that is necessary is for you to put a ring round the answer which is correct.
When you have answered all the questions please give this form back to your teacher.

What sort of job do you think you will do when you leave school or University? (If you have not yet made up your mind, please say so.)

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Why will you be doing this job rather than any other?

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SUPPOSING you could be anybody, go anywhere, or do anything, would you still want to do the same job?

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Yes
2
No
If you wouldn't want to do the same job,
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what sort of job would you choose?

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What clubs or groups do you belong to?

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Are there any hobbies or interests which you and your FATHER like to do together?

1
Yes
2
No
If "YES,"
qc_3 == 1

what are they?

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Are there any hobbies or interests which you and your MOTHER like to do together?

1
Yes
2
No
If "YES,"
qc_4 == 1

what are they?

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Are there any hobbies or interests you like to do with OTHER CHILDREN?

1
Yes
2
No
If "YES,"
qc_5 == 1

what are they?

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Are there any hobbies or interests you like to do by YOURSELF?

1
Yes
2
No
If "YES,"
qc_6 == 1

what are they?

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Below you will find some statements which should be answered "Yes" if they are true of you and "No" if they are not true of you. Read each statement carefully. If it is true of you, put a circle round the "Yes"; if it is not true of you, put a circle round the "No." You must answer EITHER "Yes" OR "No" to each statement.

I like to go from one group of children to another and talk.

1
Yes
2
No

I make friends easily.

1
Yes
2
No

I like friends better than books.

1
Yes
2
No

I find it easy to start speaking to a new pupil.

1
Yes
2
No

I keep quiet when I am with other people.

1
Yes
2
No

I like to spend my holiday at some quiet place.

1
Yes
2
No

I make up my mind without much thinking.

1
Yes
2
No

I would sooner say than write what I think.

1
Yes
2
No

I feel at home at parties.

1
Yes
2
No

I like to belong to clubs.

1
Yes
2
No

I like to play rough sports.

1
Yes
2
No

I worry about the little mistakes I make.

1
Yes
2
No

I think of clever things to say afterwards when it is too late.

1
Yes
2
No

I like to take charge of things for the teacher.

1
Yes
2
No

I like asking questions in class.

1
Yes
2
No

I get angry about nothing.

1
Yes
2
No

I fall and trip over things.

1
Yes
2
No

I often talk to myself.

1
Yes
2
No

I often have ideas running through my head so that I cannot sleep.

1
Yes
2
No

I think there are too many things I am not allowed to do.

1
Yes
2
No

I dislike people who are not tough.

1
Yes
2
No

I hate being pushed around by older people.

1
Yes
2
No

I am always afraid that sad things will happen to me.

1
Yes
2
No

I often think people follow me at night.

1
Yes
2
No

I worry about getting ill.

1
Yes
2
No

I think most people make too much fuss over animals.

1
Yes
2
No

I get angry when other children criticise me.

1
Yes
2
No

I am afraid of thunder.

1
Yes
2
No

I often feel sad for no reason at all.

1
Yes
2
No

I say one thing and do another.

1
Yes
2
No

I find I have to stick up for myself because no one else will stick up for me.

1
Yes
2
No

I find it is usually safer to do things alone.

1
Yes
2
No

I feel I am tougher than most people of my age.

1
Yes
2
No

I usually feel tired and worn out.

1
Yes
2
No

I make believe I am somebody else.

1
Yes
2
No

I sometimes feel like hitting people.

1
Yes
2
No

I think most people will tell lies to keep out of trouble.

1
Yes
2
No

I find that very few people can be trusted.

1
Yes
2
No

I think most people respect you if you are tough.

1
Yes
2
No

I believe almost anything that anybody tells me.

1
Yes
2
No

I find it hard to forget a wrong that's been done to me.

1
Yes
2
No

I feel I get blamed for things I did not do.

1
Yes
2
No

I am unconcerned about what others think of me.

1
Yes
2
No

I feel I have a right to fight for what I want.

1
Yes
2
No

I can make children frightened of me easily.

1
Yes
2
No
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STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL
MAY 1959
CHILDREN'S QUESTIONNAIRE
NATIONAL SURVEY OF THE HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN
INSTITUTE OF CHILD HEALTH (UNIVERSITY OF LONDON) SOCIETY OF MEDICAL OFFICERS OF HEALTH and POPULATION INVESTIGATION COMMITTEE At the LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
Ref. No.
Generic text
Name
Generic text
Address
Generic text
School
Generic text

FOR THOSE WHO HAVE MOVED

New Address
Generic text
L.E.A.
Generic text
New School
Generic text
If a child has moved to another school this form should be returned to the Director of Education and not sent directly to the new school.
You will know that your mother has answered questions about your health and that you have done special tests at school.
This time we should like to ask you yourself some questions about the things you like to do.
Please answer every question. When the answer is "Yes" or "No" all that is necessary is for you to put a ring round the answer which is correct.
When you have answered all the questions please give this form back to your teacher.
What sort of job do you think you will do when you leave school or University? (If you have not yet made up your mind, please say so.)
Generic text
Why will you be doing this job rather than any other?
Generic text
SUPPOSING you could be anybody, go anywhere, or do anything, would you still want to do the same job?
1
Yes
2
No
what sort of job would you choose?
Generic text
What clubs or groups do you belong to?
Generic text
Are there any hobbies or interests which you and your FATHER like to do together?
1
Yes
2
No
what are they?
Generic text
Are there any hobbies or interests which you and your MOTHER like to do together?
1
Yes
2
No
what are they?
Generic text
Are there any hobbies or interests you like to do with OTHER CHILDREN?
1
Yes
2
No
what are they?
Generic text
Are there any hobbies or interests you like to do by YOURSELF?
1
Yes
2
No
what are they?
Generic text
Below you will find some statements which should be answered "Yes" if they are true of you and "No" if they are not true of you. Read each statement carefully. If it is true of you, put a circle round the "Yes"; if it is not true of you, put a circle round the "No." You must answer EITHER "Yes" OR "No" to each statement.
I like to go from one group of children to another and talk.
1
Yes
2
No
I make friends easily.
1
Yes
2
No
I like friends better than books.
1
Yes
2
No
I find it easy to start speaking to a new pupil.
1
Yes
2
No
I keep quiet when I am with other people.
1
Yes
2
No
I like to spend my holiday at some quiet place.
1
Yes
2
No
I make up my mind without much thinking.
1
Yes
2
No
I would sooner say than write what I think.
1
Yes
2
No
I feel at home at parties.
1
Yes
2
No
I like to belong to clubs.
1
Yes
2
No
I like to play rough sports.
1
Yes
2
No
I worry about the little mistakes I make.
1
Yes
2
No
I think of clever things to say afterwards when it is too late.
1
Yes
2
No
I like to take charge of things for the teacher.
1
Yes
2
No
I like asking questions in class.
1
Yes
2
No
I get angry about nothing.
1
Yes
2
No
I fall and trip over things.
1
Yes
2
No
I often talk to myself.
1
Yes
2
No
I often have ideas running through my head so that I cannot sleep.
1
Yes
2
No
I think there are too many things I am not allowed to do.
1
Yes
2
No
I dislike people who are not tough.
1
Yes
2
No
I hate being pushed around by older people.
1
Yes
2
No
I am always afraid that sad things will happen to me.
1
Yes
2
No
I often think people follow me at night.
1
Yes
2
No
I worry about getting ill.
1
Yes
2
No
I think most people make too much fuss over animals.
1
Yes
2
No
I get angry when other children criticise me.
1
Yes
2
No
I am afraid of thunder.
1
Yes
2
No
I often feel sad for no reason at all.
1
Yes
2
No
I say one thing and do another.
1
Yes
2
No
I find I have to stick up for myself because no one else will stick up for me.
1
Yes
2
No
I find it is usually safer to do things alone.
1
Yes
2
No
I feel I am tougher than most people of my age.
1
Yes
2
No
I usually feel tired and worn out.
1
Yes
2
No
I make believe I am somebody else.
1
Yes
2
No
I sometimes feel like hitting people.
1
Yes
2
No
I think most people will tell lies to keep out of trouble.
1
Yes
2
No
I find that very few people can be trusted.
1
Yes
2
No
I think most people respect you if you are tough.
1
Yes
2
No
I believe almost anything that anybody tells me.
1
Yes
2
No
I find it hard to forget a wrong that's been done to me.
1
Yes
2
No
I feel I get blamed for things I did not do.
1
Yes
2
No
I am unconcerned about what others think of me.
1
Yes
2
No
I feel I have a right to fight for what I want.
1
Yes
2
No
I can make children frightened of me easily.
1
Yes
2
No
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1959 Children’s Questionnaire