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Abstract
ALSPAC is a study of more than 14,000 mothers; enrolled during pregnancy in 1991 and 1992, and the health and development of their children has been followed in great detail ever since.
Main Topics/Subject Category
Socioeconomic aspects, psychology and child development, speech and language and education
Variables
http://www.bristol.ac.uk/alspac-social-sciences/data-guide/
Keywords
Carers, partners, child-based, child, schools, pregnant, avon, mothers, health, development, bristol, bath, socioeconomic aspects, psychology, child development, speech and language, education, cot death, contraceptive pills, contraception, cannabis, weight, exercise, obesity, iq, communication skills
Identifier Variables
N/A
Area of Health System
Public health
Data Available
Socio-economic
Data collecting organization (s)
University of Bristol
Data Type
Survey (longitudinal)
National/Regional
Regional
Coverage (date of field work)
1991, 1992
Unit of Analysis
Individual
Sample
14,541 pregnant women
Availability
Bristol university
Conditions of Access
Free registration access
Link
http://www.bristol.ac.uk/alspac-social-sciences/
Contact
alspac-project@bristol.ac.uk
Publications
O'Connor TG, et al. Maternal antenatal anxiety and children's behavioural/emotional problems at 4 years: Report from the Avon longitudinal Study of Parents and Children, The British Journal of Psychiatry 2002; 180: 502-508