Study Description

Title

Birth Survey (1970)

Alternate Title

British Births Study

Principal Investigator

Dr Roma Chamberlain

Publisher

National Birthday Trust Fund

Abstract

The first survey of the British Cohort Study took place in 1970. It's aims were to examine the social and biological characteristics of the mother in relation to neonatal morbidity, and to compare those results with those of the National Child Development Study (NCDS).

Study website: www.cls.ucl.ac.uk/cls-studies/1970-british-cohort-study/bcs70-birth-sweep

LifeStage

Pregnancy, birth and infancy

LifeStageDescription

Pregnancy - 1 year

Coverage

Date
April1970
Highest Level
Country
Lowest Level
Local Authority
Country
GB-ENG
Country
GB-WLS
Country
GB-SCT
Country
GB-NIR

Funding

Data

Kinds of Data
Survey Data, Demographic Data, Measurement Data, Administrative Data
Analysis Unit
Individual

BCS70 Birth Sweep Questionnaire

Name

bcs_1970

Label

BCS70 Birth Sweep Questionnaire

Collection Organization
Collection Organization
Data Collection Date
April1970
Mode of Data Collection

Face-to-face paper and pencil interviewing.

Extra

CLOSER High Level Groups