Study Description

Title

1948 Follow-up Survey (Age 2)

Principal Investigator

Dr James WB Douglas

Publisher

London School of Economics

Abstract

Health visitors collected information from health records and interviewed mothers at home about the health, home and family circumstances of the mother and baby. They made assessments of maternal care and home circumstances. Topics covered include: development of the baby, domestic accidents, infectious diseases, immunisation, miscellaneous illnesses, immunisation, feeding, infant welfare, baby's sleeping arrangements, use of nurseries and the dwelling and the household.

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

LifeStage

Early years

LifeStageDescription

13 months - 4 years 11 months

Coverage

Date
1948 - 1948
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

1948 Follow-up Survey

Name

nshd_48

Label

1948 Follow-up Survey

Collection Organization
Data Collection Date
1948 - 1948
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.

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