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Cohort profile: 1958 British birth cohort (National Child Development Study).
The 1958 birth cohort or the National Child Development Study (NCDS) began as a study of Perinatal Mortality focussing on just over 17 000 births in a single week in 1958. To address concernsExpand
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Using Narrative in Social Research
a summary of the subject of the narrative); the orientation (time, place, situation, participants); the complicating action (what actually happened); the evaluation (the meaning and significance ofExpand
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Cohort profile: 1970 British Birth Cohort (BCS70).
The 1970 British Birth Cohort Study (BCS70) is an ongoing, multidisciplinary, longitudinal study. It takes as its subjects all those currently living in England, Scotland, and Wales who were born inExpand
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Imagining a Gendered Future: Children’s Essays from the National Child Development Study in 1969
This article uses material from a large sample of 11-year-old children’s essays about their imagined lives at age 25 to explore the ways in which these children constructed a gendered identity andExpand
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Cognitive Function in Childhood and Lifetime Cognitive Change in Relation to Mental Wellbeing in Four Cohorts of Older People
Background Poorer cognitive ability in youth is a risk factor for later mental health problems but it is largely unknown whether cognitive ability, in youth or in later life, is predictive of mentalExpand
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Refining childhood social class measures in the 1958 British cohort study
2 Non-technical summary 2 Acknowledgements 3 Introduction 4 Rationale 5 Father’s occupational social class when child is aged 11 6 Incorporating mother’s occupation 9 Tenure of accommodation whenExpand
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Comparing occupational segregation in Great Britain and the United States
espite the dramatic rise in women’s labour force participation and the convergence in the qualifications of women and men during the second half of the 20th century, occupational sex segregation hasExpand
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Neighbourhood cohesion and mental wellbeing among older adults: a mixed methods approach.
There is now a body of evidence that demonstrates strong links between neighbourhood characteristics and mental health and wellbeing. There is an increasing interest in how this relationship variesExpand
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Benefits of educational attainment on adult fluid cognition: international evidence from three birth cohorts
Background Educational attainment is highly correlated with social inequalities in adult cognitive health; however, the nature of this correlation is in dispute. Recently, researchers have arguedExpand
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