C - Medical History

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.

Accidents and Injuries
N12762P Has child had any scalds,burns-MC 1:2
N12772P Has child had any scalds,burns-MC 2:2
N12782P Has child had any fractures-MC 1:2
N12792P Has child had any fractures-MC 2:2
N12802P Child had any stitch wounds-MC 1:2
N12812P Child had any stitch wounds-MC 2:2
N12822P Child accident - unconscious-MC 1:2
N12832P Child accident - unconscious-MC 2:2
N12842P Has child swallowed poison
N12852P Has child ever nearly drowned
N12862P Child ever in hosp aftr rd accident
Bladder
N12712P Is the child completely dry at night
N12722P Is child completely dry during day
N12732P Does child have normal bowel control
Childs Behaviour
N14472P Difficulty settling to anything
N14482P Child prefers to do things alone
N14492P Is child bullied by other children
N14502P Child destroys own,others things
N14512P Is child miserable or tearful
N14522P Is child squirmy or fidgety
N14532P Does child worry about many things
N14542P Is child irritable,quick tempered
N14552P Does child suck thumb,finger-daytime
N14562P Is child upset by new situations
N14572P Has twitches etc. of face,eyes,body
N14582P Does child fight with other children
N14592P Does child bite nails
N14602P Is child disobedient at home
Dentist
N13732P Child-dental inspection in past year
N13742P Dental filling in last year M:C 1-3
N13752P Dental filling in last year M:C 2-3
N13762P Dental filling in last year M:C 3-3
N13782P Teeth extracted in past year M:C 1-2
N13792P Teeth extracted in past year M:C 2-2
N13822P Teeth straightened in past yr M:C 1-2
N13832P Teeth straightened in past yr M:C 2-2
N13862P Crowns,false teeth in past yr M:C 1-2
N13872P Crowns,false teeth in past yr M:C 2-2
Diseases
N12872P Has child had these illnesses-MC 1:6
N12882P Has child had these illnesses-MC 2:6
N12892P Has child had these illnesses-MC 3:6
N12902P Has child had these illnesses-MC 4:6
N12912P Has child had these illnesses-MC 5:6
N12922P Has child had these illnesses-MC 6:6
N12932P Has child had these illnesses-MC 1:4
N12942P Has child had these illnesses-MC 2:4
N12952P Has child had these illnesses-MC 3:4
N12962P Has child had these illnesses-MC 4:4
General Health
N13412P In past year-any headaches-migraine
N13422P In past year-any hay fever,rhinitis
N13432P In past year-recurrent vomiting
N13442P In past year-recurrent abdominal pain
N13452P In past year- travel sickness
N13462P In past year-any tics or habit spasms
N13472P In past year-recurrent mouth ulcers
N13482P Recurr throat,ear infects req trtment
N13492P In past year-non-wax ear discharge
N13502P In past year-any eczematous rashes
N13512P In past year-any psoriasis
N13522P In past year-any heart complaint
Hearing
N12632P Child always good hearing both ears
N12662P Age when poor hearing first noted
N12672P Has a hearing aid ever been worn
Household Health
N14012P Age at onset of mums chronic illness
N14042P Yrs between mums illness and death
N14052P Is mums chronic condition asthma
N14062P What is mums chronic condition M:C1-2
N14072P What is mums chronic condition M:C2-2
N14102P Age at onset of dads chronic illness
N14132P Yrs between dads illness and death
N14142P Is dads chronic condition asthma
N14152P What is dads chronic condition M:C1-2
N14162P What is dads chronic condition M:C2-2
N14192P Age at onset of other adults illness
N14222P Yrs onset-death other adults illness
N14232P Is other adult chronic illness asthma
N14242P Other adults chronic conditn M:C 1-2
N14252P Other adults chronic conditn M:C 2-2
N14282P Age at onset of other childs illness
N14312P Yrs onset-death other childs illness
N14322P Is other child chronic illness asthma
N14402P Other childs chronic conditn M:C 1-3
N14412P Other childs chronic conditn M:C 2-3
N14422P Other childs chronic conditn M:C 3-3
N14442P Reluctant to go to school-past 3m
N14452P Bad dreams,night terrors-past 3 mths
N14462P Sleepwalking-past 3 months
Laterality
N12742P Hand the child uses,mother's view
N12752P Which hand does the child write with
Operations
N13532P Child had tonsils removed
N13562P Age child had tonsils removed
N13572P Child had adenoids removed
N13602P Age childs adenoids were removed
N13612P Has the boy been circumcised
N13642P Age when boy circumcised
N13652P Child had hernia repair
N13682P Age at which hernia repaired
N13692P Child had appendix removed
N13722P Age at which appendix removed
N13902P Ever seen specialist-eye dis,vision
N13912P Ever seen specialist-hearing
N13922P Treatment-nose,palate,ears-ex.hearing
N13932P Ever seen spec-asthma,whzy bronchitis
N13942P Ever seen specialist-convulsions,fits
N13952P Ever seen specialist - enuresis
N13962P Ever seen specialist-emotional probs
N13972P Medical treatment - any operation
N13982P Child ever hospitalised overnight
N13992P Has child been an outpatient
N14002P No.of times chld admitted to hospital
Other
N13012P Time off sch for ill health past yr
N13052P Ever asthma or wheezy bronchitis
N13062P Frequency of asthma-bronchitis attack
N13072P Has child had epilepsy attacks-MC 1:3
N13082P Has child had epilepsy attacks-MC 2:3
N13092P Has child had epilepsy attacks-MC 3:3
N13142P Age at most recent epilepsy attack
N13172P Age at 1st epilepsy attack
N13212P Reason for absence from school-MC 1:5
N13222P Reason for absence from school-MC 2:5
N13232P Reason for absence from school-MC 3:5
N13242P Reason for absence from school-MC 4:5
N13252P Reason for absence from school-MC 5:5
Parents Birth
N14332P Region of GB where mother born
N14342P Area of world in which mother born
N14352P Region of GB where father born
N14362P Area of world in which father born
N14372P Year mum arrived in GB if born ex-GB
N14382P Year dad arrived in GB if born ex-GB
N14392P Is English usually spoken at home
Pubertal Development
N12972P Onset of girls menstruation
N13002P Age natural mother 1st menstruated
Speech
N12682P Has child had any speech defect MC1:2
N12692P Has child had any speech defect MC2:2
N12702P Has the child ever had speech therapy
Treatment
N13322P Prescribed medicine last 3m M:C 1-5
N13332P Prescribed medicine last 3m M:C 2-5
N13342P Prescribed medicine last 3m M:C 3-5
N13352P Prescribed medicine last 3m M:C 4-5
N13362P Prescribed medicine last 3m M:C 5-5
N13372P Reason for prescription M:C 1-2
N13382P Reason for prescription M:C 2-2
Vision
N12432P Does child have good sight-no glasses
N12462P Age at which poor vision discovered
N12472P Has child ever worn glasses
N12502P Age at which glasses first prescribed
N12532P Age at which glasses were discarded
N12542P Has the child ever had a squint
N12572P Age at which squint first noticed
N12602P Age when squint disappeared
N12612P Eye disorder not helped by glasses
N12622P Any treatment given for squint
N13182P Was treatment given for squint-MC 1:3
N13192P Was treatment given for squint-MC 2:3
N13202P Was treatment given for squint-MC 3:3