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verse family living situations and child development : a multilevel analysis comparing longitudinal evidence from Britain and the United States », Education, family and population dynamics, sous la direction de M.Diverse Family Living Situations and Child Development: a multi-level analysis comparing longitudinal evidence from Britain and the United(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe levels of physical activity, sedentary time and adherence to Chief Medical Officers (CMO) physical activity guidelines among primary school-aged children across the UK using objective accelerometer-based measurements. DESIGN Nationally representative prospective cohort study. SETTING Children born across the UK, between 2000 and(More)
In this article, we describe a general framework for the analysis of correlated event histories, with an application to a study of partnership transitions and fertility among a cohort of British women. Using a multilevel, multistate competing-risks model, we examine the relationship between prior fertility outcomes (the presence and characteristics of(More)
This paper investigates the impact of family income, material deprivation, maternal socioeconomic status and child-rearing behaviour on an indicator of cognitive functioning, using data for children aged 6 to 17 years from the British National Child Development Study. There are large differences in cognitive functioning by income, before differences in(More)
A version of this paper will appear in Population Studies. Abstract We investigate the role of parenthood on the outcomes of nonmarital unions for two cohorts of British women between the ages of 16 and 29. We compare the effect of conceptions leading to births and the presence and characteristics of children on the odds that a cohabitation is dissolved, or(More)
This paper investigates the association between family poverty, the level of deprivation in electoral wards and children's cognitive test scores using data from the second generation in the 1991 sweep of the British National Child Development Study (1958 birth cohort). Family poverty has a significant association with lower test scores in children of all(More)
Socio-economic disadvantage is strongly associated with children's emotional (internalising) and behavioural (externalising) problems. Self-regulation and verbal cognitive ability have been related to children's emotional and behavioural resilience to socio-economic disadvantage. Despite being inter-related, self-regulation and verbal cognitive ability have(More)
We estimate a joint model of the formation and dissolution of cohabiting and marital unions among British women born in 1970. The focus of the analysis is the effect of previous cohabitation and marriage on subsequent partnership transitions. We use a multilevel simultaneous equations event history model to allow for residual correlation between the hazards(More)