Title

1950 (aged 4 years)

Principal Investigator

James 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.

LifeStage

Early years

LifeStageDescription

13 months - 4 years 11 months

Time

Date
1950

Geography

Highest Level
Country
Country
GB-ENG
Country
GB-WLS
Country
GB-SCT
Kinds of Data
Survey Data, Demographic Data, Measurement Data, Administrative Data
Analysis Unit
Individual
Metadata Packages