Paths to literacy and numeracy problems: evidence from two British birth cohorts.

@article{Richards2009PathsTL,
  title={Paths to literacy and numeracy problems: evidence from two British birth cohorts.},
  author={M Richards and Christine Power and Amanda Sacker},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2009},
  volume={63 3},
  pages={239-44}
}
BACKGROUND To test a life course model linking circumstances of origin to self-reported literacy and numeracy problems in midlife, and to investigate the effects in this model of changing social circumstances in two post-war cohorts. METHODS Based on data from men and women in the British 1946 and 1958 birth cohorts, we used the relative index of inequality and logistical regression to test associations between father's occupation, childhood cognition, educational attainment, own occupation… CONTINUE READING
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