Sweep Description

Title

1955 (Age 9)

Principal Investigator

Dr James WB Douglas

Publisher

London School of Economics

Abstract

School nurses and health visitors interviewed mothers at home about the child's health, development and behaviour, school absences, play, the mother's work and the home and family circumstances; they also commented on the state of the dwelling. Topics covered included: accidents, illnesses, hospital admissions and out-patient visits, school clinic visits, absences, bed wetting, general health and behaviour, the mother's work and schooling.

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

LifeStage

Childhood

LifeStageDescription

5 - 12 years

Coverage

Date
July1955 - October1955
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

1955 School Nurse's Interview with Mother

Name

nshd_55_iwm

Label

1955 School Nurse's Interview with Mother

Collection Organisation
Data Collection Date
October1955 - 1956
Mode of Data Collection

Face-to-face paper and pencil interviewing.

1955-6 School Absence Record

Name

nshd_55_ar

Label

1955-6 School Absence Record

Collection Organisation
Data Collection Date
July1955 - 1955
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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