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BCS70 data note: Research on health and health behaviours based on the 1970 British Cohort Study

Author:   Samantha Parsons, Alice Sullivan, Matt Brown


This review covers research using information from the childhood waves of BCS70 (birth to 16 years) as either health outcomes or as predictors of later health outcomes. This paper will serve as a useful entry point for researchers investigating the extant literature on health using BCS70 data.

Date published:   21/10/2013

Date posted:   21/10/2013

BCS1996-2000 Data Note: Partnership Histories

Author:   KALLIS, C

Description:  CLS Cohort Studies Data Note 4.  This document was produced to accompany the deposit at the UK Data Archive of the female partnership histories produced by Constantinos Kallis as part of an ESRC-funded project.

Date published:   01/07/2005

Date posted:   01/08/2005

BCS Data Note - Programming Employment Histories in BCS70 Sweeps 5, 6 and 7

Author:   Kelly Ward


CLS Cohort Studies Data Note 2007/3. This documents the process by which employment data from three consecutive BCS70 sweeps was cleaned and consolidated into one dataset to provide a coherent job history.

Date published:   06/02/2007

Date posted:   13/02/2007

BCS 1986 - Data Note 1: Enhancing the Head Teacher Dataset

Author:   Vania Gerova


This Data Note descibes the derivation of variables which shed more light on the type of schools surveyed in the 1986 Head Teacher Questionnaire, and their sex composition. 

Date published:   25/10/2006

Date posted:   25/10/2006