Study Description

Title

1953 (Age 7)

Principal Investigator

Dr James WB Douglas

Publisher

London School of Economics

Abstract

School doctors undertook the medical examination and health visitors and school nurses completed records of school absences, accidents and the form about the school and preschool preparation of the study child for school. Topics covered included: accidents, maternal reports of hospital admissions, bedwetting, type of school and class, the child's age at their first reading instruction and parental interest in school progress.

Study website: https://www.nshd.mrc.ac.uk/

LifeStage

Childhood

LifeStageDescription

5 - 12 years

Coverage

Date
March1953 - September1953
Highest Level
Country
Country
GB-ENG
Country
GB-WLS
Country
GB-SCT

Funding

Data

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

1953 Examination by the School Doctor

Name

nshd_53_sd

Label

1953 Examination by the School Doctor

Collection Organization
Data Collection Date
March1953 - 1953
Mode of Data Collection

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

Mode of Data Collection

Face-to-face paper and pencil interviewing.

Mode of Data Collection

Collecting and assembling data from multiple, often heterogeneous sources that have one or more reference points in common, and at least one of the sources was originally produced for other purposes.

1953 School Questionnaire

Name

nshd_53_sq

Label

1953 School Questionnaire

Collection Organization
Data Collection Date
1953 - 1953
Mode of Data Collection

Self-administered survey using a traditional paper questionnaire.

1953 School Absence Record 1953-4

Name

nshd_53_ar

Label

1953 School Absence Record 1953-4

Collection Organization
Data Collection Date
September1953 - 1953
Mode of Data Collection

Collecting and assembling data from multiple, often heterogeneous sources that have one or more reference points in common, and at least one of the sources was originally produced for other purposes.

1953 School Absence & Holiday Sickness Records (January - April)

Name

nshd_53_sahsr_1

Label

1953 School Absence & Holiday Sickness Records (January - April)

Collection Organization
Data Collection Date
January1953 - April1953
Mode of Data Collection

Face-to-face paper and pencil interviewing.

Mode of Data Collection

Collecting and assembling data from multiple, often heterogeneous sources that have one or more reference points in common, and at least one of the sources was originally produced for other purposes.

1953 School Absence & Holiday Sickness Records (April - September)

Name

nshd_53_sahsr_2

Label

1953 School Absence & Holiday Sickness Records (April - September)

Collection Organization
Data Collection Date
April1953 - September1953
Mode of Data Collection

Face-to-face paper and pencil interviewing.

Mode of Data Collection

Collecting and assembling data from multiple, often heterogeneous sources that have one or more reference points in common, and at least one of the sources was originally produced for other purposes.

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