A - General

The following areas have been covered: Father's and mother's occupation, length of parents' education, smoking habits, aspirations and expectations for child's future education and occupation, family relationships, parent-school contacts, sources of income and indices of poverty (including at sixteen only, details of household income), housing circumstances, child's general health and information on accidents, hospital admissions and visits to the doctor, and details of medical history relating to vision, hearing, speech therapy, convulsions, asthma, migraine, enuresis, psychiatric problems, dental care and pubertal development. Parents also answered questions which combine to give an index of behaviour in the home (Rutter and others, 1970*). Individual items of this scale also provide useful information, for example concerning truancy.

N11012P 1969 Local Authority code number
N11022P Standard region
N11102P Date on Parental Questonnaire-month
N11112P Date on Parental Questonnaire-year
N11122P Relationship of informant to NCDS kid
N11132P Child lives in institution or not