Variable Description

Name
Q2
Label
Does child have any difficulties (e.g. emotional, behaviour, concentration)
Dataset
Value Label Frequency % of valid % of all
-9 Not answered 6
0.00%
-8 Don't know 0
0.00%
-1 Item not applicable 0
0.00%
1 Child has minor difficulties 507
22.30%
0.00%
2 Child has definite difficulties 114
5.01%
0.00%
3 Child has severe difficulties 43
1.89%
0.00%
4 Child has no difficulties 1,610
70.80%
0.00%
Valid Invalid Min Max Mean
2274 11 1 4 3.21

Representation

Aggregation Method
Unspecified
Temporal
False
Geographic
False

Source Questions

2

3 questions before...
Please can you think back to how your child has been feeling over the past 6 months. For each of the following statements, please say whether it is not true of your child, somewhat true, or certainly true.
-

1 - Not true

2 - Somewhat true

3 - Certainly true

Considerate of other people’s feelings
Restless, overactive and not able to sit still for long
Often complaining of headaches, stomach-aches or sickness
Sharing readily with other children (treats, toys, pencils etc.)
Has often had temper tantrums or hot tempers
Rather solitary, tending to play alone
Generally obedient, usually doing what adults requested
Many worries, often seeming worried
Helpful if someone was hurt, upset or feeling ill
Constantly fidgeting and squirming
Has had at least one good friend
Has often had fights with other children or bullies them
Often unhappy, downhearted or tearful
Generally liked by other children
Easily distracted, concentration wandered
Nervous or clingy in new situations, easily loses confidence
Kind to younger children
Often lied or cheated
Picked on or bullied by other children
Has often volunteered to help others (parents, teachers, other children)
Able to think things out before acting
Stole from home, school or elsewhere
Getting on better with adults than with other children
Many fears, easily scared
Has seen tasks through to the end, good attention span

Overall, do you think that your child has difficulties in one or more of the following areas: emotions, concentration, behaviour or being able to get on with other people?

1
Yes - minor difficulties
2
Yes - definite difficulties
3
Yes - severe difficulties
4
No

How long have these difficulties been present?

1
Less than a month
2
1 - 5 months
3
6 - 12 months
4
Over a year
29 questions after...

Lineage

  • BCS70 Parent and Child 6-16 years (2004) Dataset - Q2
    Does child have any difficulties (e.g. emotional, behaviour, concentration)
    • Overall, do you think that your child has difficulties in one or more of the following areas: emotions, concentration, behaviour or being able to get on with other people?

Concordance