Questionnaires


Information was gathered from the cohort members’ parents or guardians by Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI) interview and Computer Self-Interviewing (CASI) self-completion. In addition there were four assessments or measurements of the cohort child and a paper self-completion questionnaire for up to two Older Siblings aged 10-15.

The main elements were:

Main Respondent

  • Household Module
  • Parental situation
  • Parenting activities
  • Child’s health
  • Child Care
  • Grandparents and friends
  • Parent’s health
  • Self-completion
  • Employment, income and education
  • Housing and local area
  • Other matters
  • Employment history
  • New families

Partner Respondent

  • Parental situation
  • Parenting activities
  • Grandparents and friends
  • Parent’s health
  • Self-completion
  • Employment, income and education
  • Other matters
  • Employment history

Proxy Questionnaire

  • Parental situation
  • Grandparents and friends
  • Parent’s health
  • Other matters

Child Assessments and Measurements

  • British Ability Scales: Naming Vocabulary
  • Braken Basic Concept Scale
  • Height
  • Weight

Older Sibling Self-Completion