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14:00 - 16:00 30 November 2017

Webinar: Introduction to the 1958 and 1970 British birth cohorts


United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Student

This webinar will introduce the 1958 National Child Development Study and the 1970 British Birth Cohort Study to both first-time and more experienced users. It will focus particularly on the health data available in each study.

Split into four main sessions, the webinar will cover:

  • Study design, sweeps and sample
  • Accessing the data
  • Documentation
  • Missing data

About the studies: The National Child Development Study (NCDS) follows the lives of over 17,000 people born in England, Scotland and Wales in a single week of 1958. Also known as the 1958 Birth Cohort Study, it collects information on physical and educational development, economic circumstances, employment, family life, health behaviour, wellbeing, social participation and attitudes.


Centre for Longitudinal Studies


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