R - General Health

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.

Assesment
N26503P Chronic illness in hse-since chld 11
N26513P Members affected by ill health-MC 1:3
N26523P Members affected by ill health-MC 2:3
N26533P Members affected by ill health-MC 3:3
N26543P Mother-diagnosis of illness
N26553P Mother-duration of illness
N26563P Father-diagnosis of illness
N26573P Father-duration of illness
N26583P Other adult-diagnosis of illness
N26593P Other adult-duration of illness
N26603P Other child-diagnosis of illness
N26613P Other child-duration of illness
N26623P Is child handicapped or disabled
N26633P Nature of child-s disability-MC 1:5
N26643P Nature of child-s disability-MC 2:5
N26653P Nature of child-s disability-MC 3:5
N26663P Nature of child-s disability-MC 4:5
N26673P Nature of child-s disability-MC 5:5
Bladder
N26253P Any wet beds at night,since 5yrs old
N26263P Any treatment for bedwetting-MC 1:3
N26273P Any treatment for bedwetting-MC 2:3
N26283P Any treatment for bedwetting-MC 3:3
N26293P At what age most recently was bed wet
N26303P Frequency of bed wetting-past 12mths
Convulsions
N26143P Convulsions,fits-unconsciousness
N26153P When convulsions,fits 1st occured
N26163P Convulsions-most recent occurrence
Dentist
N26353P Seen school dentist past year M:C1-3
N26363P Seen school dentist past year M:C2-3
N26373P Seen school dentist past year M:C3-3
N26383P Seen other dentist past year M:C 1-5
N26393P Seen other dentist past year M:C 2-5
N26403P Seen other dentist past year M:C 3-5
N26413P Seen other dentist past year M:C 4-5
N26423P Seen other dentist past year M:C 5-5
N26433P Has child lost any second teethM:C1-3
N26443P Has child lost any second teethM:C2-3
N26453P Has child lost any second teethM:C3-3
N26463P Does the child have any false teeth
N26473P Has the child ever worn a brace
Emotional
N26313P Seen specialist-emotional prob-MC 1:4
N26323P Seen specialist-emotional prob-MC 2:4
N26333P Seen specialist-emotional prob-MC 3:4
N26343P Seen specialist-emotional prob-MC 4:4
Hearing
N26123P Has the child ever worn a hearng aid
Migraine
N26243P Any migraine,headaches in past year
Puberty
N26483P Age at 1st menstruation (girls)
N26493P Age voice broke (boys)
Respiratory
N26173P Ever asthma or wheezy bronchitis
N26183P Asthma,whzy bronch-seen doctor-MC 1:3
N26193P Asthma,whzy bronch-seen doctor-MC 2:3
N26203P Asthma,whzy bronch-seen doctor-MC 3:3
N26213P Asthma,whzy bronch,age 1st attack
N26223P Asthma,whzy bronch,most recent attack
N26233P Asthma-how many attacks in past year
Speech Therapy
N26133P Speech therapy in past 12 months
Vision
N26093P Vision-MC 1:3
N26103P Vision-MC 2:3
N26113P Vision-MC 3:3