Study Description

Title

1952 (Age 6)

Principal Investigator

Dr James WB Douglas

Publisher

London School of Economics

Abstract

School nurses and health visitors interviewed mothers at home and school doctors undertook a medical examination of the child. Maternal reports of hospital admissions were also checked with hospital records. Topics covered included: accidents, illnesses, hospital admissions, bladder and bowel training, habits, sleep and play, the dwelling, the household, the mother's work, subsequent pregnancies, separation from the mother, education of the father and mother, and the occupation of the present husband.

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

LifeStage

Childhood

LifeStageDescription

5 - 12 years

Coverage

Date
April1952 - 1952
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

1952 Examination by the School Doctor

Name

nshd_52_sd

Label

1952 Examination by the School Doctor

Collection Organization
Data Collection Date
March1952 - 1952
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.

1952 School Nurse's Interview with Mother

Name

nshd_52_iwm

Label

1952 School Nurse's Interview with Mother

Collection Organization
Data Collection Date
March1952 - 1952
Mode of Data Collection

Face-to-face paper and pencil interviewing.

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