Variable Description

Name
pub103
Label
Child's height in cm
Dataset
Value Label Frequency % of valid % of all
-9999 Consent withdrawn 0
0.00%
-9 Error check 8
0.00%
-8 Text response 0
0.00%
-7 Missing due to printing error 1
0.00%
-1 Missing 1,651
0.00%
Valid Invalid Min Max Mean
4592 1660 50 191 129.82

Representation

Type
Code List
Selection Style
SelectOne
Codes
Aggregation Method
Unspecified
Temporal
False
Geographic
False

Source Questions

A1

4 questions before...
THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR HELP.

What is your daughter's height (without shoes)? ... feet ... inches OR ... metres ... centimetres

The best way to measure height is to ask your daughter to stand barefoot as straight as possible against a wall, to make a mark on the wall at the highest point on the child's head, and to measure the distance from the mark on the floor.

Feet
Inches in foot
Metres
Centimetres in metres

What is your daughter's weight (without shoes)? ... stones ... pounds OR ... kilos

Please fill in using kilos or stones.

Stones
Pounds in stone
Kilograms
37 questions after...
View the complete questionnaire

A1

4 questions before...
THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR HELP

What is your son's height (without shoes)? ... feet ... inches OR ... metres ... centimetres

The best way to measure height is to ask your son to stand barefoot as straight as possible against a wall, to make a mark on the wall at the highest point on the child's head, and to measure the distance from the mark to the floor.

Feet
Inches in foot
Metres
Centimetres in metre

What is your son's weight (without shoes)? ... stones ... pounds OR ... kilos

Please fill in using kilos or stones.

Stones
Pounds in stone
Kilograms
23 questions after...
View the complete questionnaire

Lineage

  • ALSPAC Growing and Changing 1 Dataset - pub105
    BMI (Weight/Height squared)
    • ALSPAC Growing and Changing 1 Dataset - pub103
      Child's height in cm
      • What is your daughter's height (without shoes)? ... feet ... inches OR ... metres ... centimetres
      • What is your son's height (without shoes)? ... feet ... inches OR ... metres ... centimetres