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ALL AROUND ME
Section A: Food and drink

Do you drink tea?

1
Yes often
2
Yes sometimes
3
No
If No, go to A2 below
If yes,
qc_A1 == 1 || qc_A1 == 2

do you have sugar in your tea?

1
Yes always
2
Yes sometimes
3
No

do you have milk in your tea?

1
Yes always
2
Yes sometimes
3
No

Do you drink coffee?

1
Yes often
2
Yes sometimes
3
No
If No, go to A3 on page 4
If yes,
qc_A2 == 1 || qc_A2 == 2

do you have sugar in your coffee?

1
Yes always
2
Yes sometimes
3
No

do you have milk in your coffee?

1
Yes always
2
Yes sometimes
3
No

Do you have a favourite fruit?

1
Yes
2
No
If yes,
qc_A3 == 1

What is it?

Generic text

Do you have a favourite vegetable?

1
Yes
2
No
If yes,
qc_A4 == 1

What is it?

Generic text

Are there any vegetables you don't like?

1
Yes
2
No
If yes,
qc_A5 == 1

Please write down all the vegetables you don't like:

Long text

What do you usually do when you are given food that you don't like?

1
I make myself eat it
2
I try it, but don't finish it
3
I don't try it
Section B: Brothers and Sisters

Do you have a brother or sister?

1
Yes
2
No
If No, go to Section C on page 11
qc_B1_a == 2
Else
Now we are going to ask about bullying by brothers or sisters.
This means when a brother or sister tries to upset you by saying nasty and hurtful things, or completely ignores you from their group of friends, hits, kicks, pushes or shoves you around, tells lies or makes up false rumours about you.

What is your experience? In the last 6 months: Were you ever bullied at home by your brothers or sisters?

1
Several times a week
2
About once a week
3
2 or 3 times a month
4
Only ever once or twice
5
Never
If never, go to B3 at the bottom of page 8
qc_B1_b == 5
Else
How often did your brother or sister do any of the things listed below?
-

1 - Several times a week

2 - About once a week

3 - 2 or 3 times a month

4 - Only ever once or twice

5 - Never

I was hit, kicked, pushed or shoved around or they threatened to do this
I had things damaged or taken from me, including money
I was called nasty and hateful names
I was made fun of
They kept me out of things on purpose, leaving me out of their group of friends or completely ignoring me
They told lies or spread rumours about me, or tried to make others dislike me

How often did your brother or sister do any of the things listed below? I was bullied in another way (please tick and describe)

1
Several times a week
2
About once a week
3
2 or 3 times a month
4
Only ever once or twice
5
Never
Other

How old were you when this first happened? ... years

Age
If you can't remember write 99

Did you tell anybody about these things in the last 6 months?

1
Yes
2
No
If No, go to B3 at the bottom of page 8
If Yes, turn the page and go straight on
If Yes,
qc_B2 == 1

Who did you tell? Teacher

1
Yes

Who did you tell? Parents

1
Yes

Who did you tell? Friends

1
Yes

Who did you tell? Other (please describe)

1
Yes
Other

Have you yourself ever bullied your brothers or sisters at home?

1
Yes
2
No
If No, go to Section C on page 11
If yes,
qc_B3_a == 1
How often did you do any of the things listed below?
-

1 - Several times a week

2 - About once a week

3 - 2 or 3 times a month

4 - Only ever once or twice

5 - Never

I hit, kicked, pushed or shoved a brother or sister around, or threatened to do this
I took money or other things from a brother or sister or damaged their belongings
I called a brother or sister nasty and hateful names
I made fun of a brother or sister in other ways
I kept a brother or sister out of things on purpose, leaving them out of my group or completely ignoring them
I spread rumours about a brother or sister, or tried to make others dislike them

How often did you do any of the things listed below? I bullied in another way (please tick and describe)

1
Several times a week
2
About once a week
3
2 or 3 times a month
4
Only ever once or twice
5
Never
Other

How old were you when you first did this bullying? ... years

Age
If you can't remember, write 99

Did you tell anybody about these things in the last 6 months?

1
Yes
2
No
If No, go straight to Section C
If Yes,
qc_B4 == 1

Who did you tell? Teacher

1
Yes

Who did you tell? Parents

1
Yes

Who did you tell? Friends

1
Yes

Who did you tell? Other person (please tick and describe)

1
Yes
Other
There are times when people can get upset about certain things.
Here is one situation that may have affected you.
Section C: Children of Different Colours

How angry would you feel if someone picked on you because your skin colour was different?

1
Not angry at all
2
A little angry
3
Quite angry
4
Very angry

What do think about this? Picking on someone because of their colour is:

1
Not at all wrong
2
Sometimes wrong
3
Very wrong
9
Don't know

Have you or your friends ever called other children names because their skin was a different colour?

1
Yes often
2
Yes sometimes
3
Very rarely or, once only
4
No, never

Since you were 11 years old which of these answers describes best how things have been with you?

1
I have fewer friends with a different skin colour to mine than I had before
2
I have about the same number of friends with a different skin colour to mine
3
I have more friends with a different skin colour to mine than I had before
4
I've never had any friends of a different colour
Do you have friends from the following groups?
-

1 - Yes

Chinese/Vietnamese people
People from India, Pakistan or Bangladesh
People with Black skin
People with White skin
People who are of mixed race

How easy is it to make friends with children of different colours? Making friends: with children of your own colour

1
Very easy
2
Quite easy
3
Quite difficult
4
Very difficult
9
Don't know

How easy is it to make friends with children of different colours? Making friends: with children of other colours

1
Very easy
2
Quite easy
3
Quite difficult
4
Very difficult
9
Don't know

If you have answered 'Very difficult' to either of the questions in C6, please explain or give an example as to why it is difficult.

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Have you ever been hurt (hit or kicked etc.) because your skin is a different colour?

1
No, not at all
2
Yes, once or twice
3
Yes sometimes
4
Yes, often (nearly every week)

Have you ever been called names or been picked on because your skin was a different colour?

1
No, not at all
2
Yes, once or twice
3
Yes sometimes
4
Yes, often (nearly every week)

Have you ever seen someone being bullied or picked on because of their skin colour?

1
Yes
2
No

If you did see someone being bullied or picked on because of their skin colour, what would you do?

1
Try to stop it myself
2
Try to get help to stop it
3
Join in
4
Do nothing
5
Something else (please tick and describe)
9
Don't know
Other

What do you consider yourself to be?

1
White
2
Mixed colour
3
Asian
4
Black
5
Other (Please tick and describe)
Other
You're nearly at the end! Now just finish off the back page
Section D:

I am a boy/I am a girl

1
I am a boy
2
I am a girl

Did you have any help to fill this in?

1
No
2
Yes
If yes,
qc_D2 == 2

please say who helped

Generic text

When were you born?

Date of birth

What is today's date?

Generic date
Thank you VERY much for your help
When completed, please send this back to:
Professor Jean Golding Children of the Nineties - ALSPAC Institute of Child Health
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alspac_03_aam

ALL AROUND ME

Section A: Food and drink

Do you drink tea?
1
Yes often
2
Yes sometimes
3
No
If No, go to A2 below
do you have sugar in your tea?
1
Yes always
2
Yes sometimes
3
No
do you have milk in your tea?
1
Yes always
2
Yes sometimes
3
No
Do you drink coffee?
1
Yes often
2
Yes sometimes
3
No
If No, go to A3 on page 4
do you have sugar in your coffee?
1
Yes always
2
Yes sometimes
3
No
do you have milk in your coffee?
1
Yes always
2
Yes sometimes
3
No
Do you have a favourite fruit?
1
Yes
2
No
What is it?
Generic text
Do you have a favourite vegetable?
1
Yes
2
No
What is it?
Generic text
Are there any vegetables you don't like?
1
Yes
2
No
Please write down all the vegetables you don't like:
Long text
What do you usually do when you are given food that you don't like?
1
I make myself eat it
2
I try it, but don't finish it
3
I don't try it

Section B: Brothers and Sisters

Do you have a brother or sister?
1
Yes
2
No
Now we are going to ask about bullying by brothers or sisters.
This means when a brother or sister tries to upset you by saying nasty and hurtful things, or completely ignores you from their group of friends, hits, kicks, pushes or shoves you around, tells lies or makes up false rumours about you.
What is your experience? In the last 6 months: Were you ever bullied at home by your brothers or sisters?
1
Several times a week
2
About once a week
3
2 or 3 times a month
4
Only ever once or twice
5
Never

How often did your brother or sister do any of the things listed below?

-

1 - Several times a week

2 - About once a week

3 - 2 or 3 times a month

4 - Only ever once or twice

5 - Never

I was hit, kicked, pushed or shoved around or they threatened to do this
I had things damaged or taken from me, including money
I was called nasty and hateful names
I was made fun of
They kept me out of things on purpose, leaving me out of their group of friends or completely ignoring me
They told lies or spread rumours about me, or tried to make others dislike me
How often did your brother or sister do any of the things listed below? I was bullied in another way (please tick and describe)
1
Several times a week
2
About once a week
3
2 or 3 times a month
4
Only ever once or twice
5
Never
Other
How old were you when this first happened? ... years
Age
If you can't remember write 99
Did you tell anybody about these things in the last 6 months?
1
Yes
2
No
If No, go to B3 at the bottom of page 8
If Yes, turn the page and go straight on
Who did you tell? Teacher
1
Yes
Who did you tell? Parents
1
Yes
Who did you tell? Friends
1
Yes
Who did you tell? Other (please describe)
1
Yes
Other
Have you yourself ever bullied your brothers or sisters at home?
1
Yes
2
No
If No, go to Section C on page 11

How often did you do any of the things listed below?

-

1 - Several times a week

2 - About once a week

3 - 2 or 3 times a month

4 - Only ever once or twice

5 - Never

I hit, kicked, pushed or shoved a brother or sister around, or threatened to do this
I took money or other things from a brother or sister or damaged their belongings
I called a brother or sister nasty and hateful names
I made fun of a brother or sister in other ways
I kept a brother or sister out of things on purpose, leaving them out of my group or completely ignoring them
I spread rumours about a brother or sister, or tried to make others dislike them
How often did you do any of the things listed below? I bullied in another way (please tick and describe)
1
Several times a week
2
About once a week
3
2 or 3 times a month
4
Only ever once or twice
5
Never
Other
How old were you when you first did this bullying? ... years
Age
If you can't remember, write 99
Did you tell anybody about these things in the last 6 months?
1
Yes
2
No
If No, go straight to Section C
Who did you tell? Teacher
1
Yes
Who did you tell? Parents
1
Yes
Who did you tell? Friends
1
Yes
Who did you tell? Other person (please tick and describe)
1
Yes
Other
There are times when people can get upset about certain things.
Here is one situation that may have affected you.

Section C: Children of Different Colours

How angry would you feel if someone picked on you because your skin colour was different?
1
Not angry at all
2
A little angry
3
Quite angry
4
Very angry
What do think about this? Picking on someone because of their colour is:
1
Not at all wrong
2
Sometimes wrong
3
Very wrong
9
Don't know
Have you or your friends ever called other children names because their skin was a different colour?
1
Yes often
2
Yes sometimes
3
Very rarely or, once only
4
No, never
Since you were 11 years old which of these answers describes best how things have been with you?
1
I have fewer friends with a different skin colour to mine than I had before
2
I have about the same number of friends with a different skin colour to mine
3
I have more friends with a different skin colour to mine than I had before
4
I've never had any friends of a different colour

Do you have friends from the following groups?

-

1 - Yes

Chinese/Vietnamese people
People from India, Pakistan or Bangladesh
People with Black skin
People with White skin
People who are of mixed race
How easy is it to make friends with children of different colours? Making friends: with children of your own colour
1
Very easy
2
Quite easy
3
Quite difficult
4
Very difficult
9
Don't know
How easy is it to make friends with children of different colours? Making friends: with children of other colours
1
Very easy
2
Quite easy
3
Quite difficult
4
Very difficult
9
Don't know
If you have answered 'Very difficult' to either of the questions in C6, please explain or give an example as to why it is difficult.
Long text
Have you ever been hurt (hit or kicked etc.) because your skin is a different colour?
1
No, not at all
2
Yes, once or twice
3
Yes sometimes
4
Yes, often (nearly every week)
Have you ever been called names or been picked on because your skin was a different colour?
1
No, not at all
2
Yes, once or twice
3
Yes sometimes
4
Yes, often (nearly every week)
Have you ever seen someone being bullied or picked on because of their skin colour?
1
Yes
2
No
If you did see someone being bullied or picked on because of their skin colour, what would you do?
1
Try to stop it myself
2
Try to get help to stop it
3
Join in
4
Do nothing
5
Something else (please tick and describe)
9
Don't know
Other
What do you consider yourself to be?
1
White
2
Mixed colour
3
Asian
4
Black
5
Other (Please tick and describe)
Other
You're nearly at the end! Now just finish off the back page

Section D:

I am a boy/I am a girl
1
I am a boy
2
I am a girl
Did you have any help to fill this in?
1
No
2
Yes
please say who helped
Generic text
When were you born?
Date of birth
What is today's date?
Generic date
Thank you VERY much for your help
When completed, please send this back to:
Professor Jean Golding Children of the Nineties - ALSPAC Institute of Child Health