Variable Description

Name
RD2_1
Label
Med -Height of teen (metres)
Dataset
Value Label Frequency % of valid % of all
-2 Not stated 340
0.00%
-1 No questionnaire 5,472
0.00%
Valid Invalid Min Max Mean
5803 5812 1.07 2.13 1.68

Representation

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

Source Questions

D2 a

92 questions before...
Please position the teenager upright against a flat wall or a door. Encourage him/her to stretch to full height, keeping heels on the floor. Heels and buttocks should be flush against wall or door. Place a hardboard/book on the teenager's head. Mark the position of the lower edge with a pencil and then measure the height from the ground with a wood or steel measuring rod or steel tape measure. Alternatively, use measuring device on the back of a weighing machine and observe precautions as above. NB. Remove shoes before height is measured.

Height in cm, to nearest 0.5 cm = ... cms.

Centimetres

Height in feet and inches, to nearest 1/4 inch = ... feet ... inches

Feet
Inches in foot
93 questions after...
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Lineage

  • BCS70 Medical Examination (1986) Dataset - RD2_1
    Med -Height of teen (metres)
    • Height in cm, to nearest 0.5 cm = ... cms.