Study Description

Title

1950 (Age 4)

Principal Investigator

Dr James WB Douglas

Publisher

London School of Economics

Abstract

Health visitors collected information from health records and interviewed mothers at home. They also made assessments of maternal care and home circumstances. Maternal reports of hospital admissions were checked with the hospital records. Topics covered include: accidents, illnesses, circumcision, in patient treatment, sleeping arrangements, habits, welfare centres, nurseries, the mother and what help she received, the husband's occupation and the household. Anthropometry measures were also taken.

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

LifeStage

Early years

LifeStageDescription

13 months - 4 years 11 months

Coverage

Date
1950 - 1950
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

1950 Second Follow-up Survey

Name

nshd_50

Label

1950 Second Follow-up Survey

Collection Organization
Data Collection Date
1950 - 1950
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.

Extra

CLOSER High Level Groups