B - Household

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.

Household
N23603P Number of people in household
N23623P Single or multiple birth
N23633P Boys undr 21 hhld oldr than NCDS chld
N23643P Boys in hhld yngr than NCDS child
N23653P Girls undr 21 hhld oldr thn NCDS chld
N23663P Girls in hhld yngr than NCDS child
N23673P Has NCDS child any older brothers
N23683P Has NCDS child any younger brothers
N23693P Has NCDS child any older sisters
N23703P Has NCDS child any younger sisters
N23713P Relationship-person acting as mother
N23723P Why child away from own-adoptive mum
N23733P Age child 1st cared for by mother sub
N23753P Relationship-person acting as father
N23763P Why child away from own-adoptive dad
N23773P Age child 1st cared for by father sub