Study Description

Title

1959 (Age 13)

Principal Investigator

Dr James WB Douglas

Publisher

London School of Economics

Abstract

4,127 teachers of cohort members responded to a postal questionnaire assessing the child’s attainment, attitude to school work, behaviour and habits, and gave information on school absence. Cohort members completed a postal questionnaire about aspirations and interests, the questions of which comprised the Pintner Personality Inventory.

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

LifeStage

Adolescence

LifeStageDescription

13 - 18 years

Coverage

Date
May1959
Highest Level
Country
Country
GB-ENG
Country
GB-WLS
Country
GB-SCT

Funding

Data

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

1959 Children’s Questionnaire

Name

nshd_59_ci

Label

1959 Children’s Questionnaire

Collection Organization
Data Collection Date
May1959 - 1959
Mode of Data Collection

Self-administered questionnaire using a traditional paper questionnaire.

1959 Teacher's Questionnaire

Name

nshd_59_ts

Label

1959 Teacher's Questionnaire

Collection Organization
Data Collection Date
May1959 - 1959
Mode of Data Collection

Self-administered questionnaire using a traditional paper questionnaire.

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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