BCS70 Age 10 survey (1980)


The BCS70 Age 10 survey took place between 1980 and 1981 was conducted by the Institute of Child Health at the University of Bristol.

Response:

14,875 cohort members took part in total.

Design:

The age 10 follow-up was comprised of numerous elements including a parental interview, a parental self-completion questionnaire, a medical examination, educational assessments, a pupil self-completion questionnaire and an educational questionnaire (completed by head-teachers and teachers).

More information about the coverage of each element of the survey and the downloadable questionnaires are provided here. A full description of the design of the Age 10 survey is provided here.

Data:

The data are available from the UK Data Service.  Guidance on how to use the data is provided here.

Funding:

Fieldwork was funded by the Joseph Rowntree Memorial Trust, Department of Education and Science, Department of Health and Social Security, Manpower Services Commission and National Institute of Child Health and Development.

       
Fast facts:

  • Survey age: Age 10
  • Survey year: 1980 and 1981
  • Response: 14,875
  • UK Data Service reference code: 3723
  • PI: Neville Butler, DCH
  • Funder: Joseph Rowntree Memorial Trust, Department of Education and Science, Department of Health and Social Security, Manpower Services Commission and National Institute of Child Health and Development.