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Growing Up in Scotland: Cohort 1, Sweeps 1-7, 2005-2013: Special Licence Access

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SN: 5760
Title: Growing Up in Scotland: Cohort 1, Sweeps 1-7, 2005-2013: Special Licence Access
Alternative title: GUS
Persistent identifier: 10.5255/UKDA-SN-5760-6
Series: Growing Up in Scotland [Growing Up in Scotland, 2005-]
Depositor: ScotCen Social Research
Principal investigator(s): ScotCen Social Research
Sponsor(s): Scottish Government
Other acknowledgements: Collaborators on GUS include the MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit at the University of Glasgow and the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships at the University of Edinburgh.

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ScotCen Social Research. (2017). Growing Up in Scotland: Cohort 1, Sweeps 1-7, 2005-2013: Special Licence Access. [data collection]. 13th Edition. UK Data Service. SN: 5760, http://doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-5760-6

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Subject Categories

Child development and child rearing - Social stratification and groupings
Childbearing, family planning and abortion - Health
General - Health
Nutrition - Health
Primary, pre-primary and secondary - Education
Social and occupational mobility - Social stratification and groupings
Social attitudes and behaviour - Society and culture
Youth - Social stratification and groupings

Abstract

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The Growing Up in Scotland (GUS) study is a large-scale longitudinal social survey which follows the lives of groups of Scotland's children from infancy through to their teens, and aims to provide important new information on young children and their families in Scotland. The study forms a central part of the Scottish Government's strategy for the long-term monitoring and evaluation of its policies for children, with a specific focus on the early years. Unlike other similar cohort studies, this survey has a specifically Scottish focus.

The primary objective of GUS is to address a significant gap in the evidence base for early years policy monitoring and evaluation. The data collected will also serve wider policy research requirements for cross-sectional analysis of issues affecting children and young people. The study seeks both to describe the characteristics, circumstances and experiences of children in their early years (and their parents) in Scotland and to generate a better understanding of how children's start in life can shape their longer term prospects and development with particular reference to the role of early years service provision.

The development, fieldwork and analysis for GUS are being undertaken by ScotCen Social Research in collaboration with the MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit at the University of Glasgow and the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships, based at the University of Edinburgh. The survey design consisted of recruiting an initial total of 8,000 parents in 2005, comprising two sub-cohorts of children (5,000 from birth, 3,000 from age two), and then interviewing parents annually, until their child reached age five. Funding has been secured for the first eight sweeps of data collection, comprising Cohort 1 (2005 onwards) and the introduction of a new birth cohort in 2011 (Cohort 2, see under SN 7432).

Further information about the survey may be found on the Growing Up in Scotland web site.

Edition History:
  • The first edition of the study (December 2007) contained data and documentation for Sweep 1, 2005.
  • The second edition (January 2008) contained revised data for Sweep 1 with some syntax corrections and amended documentation.
  • The third edition (April 2008) contained new versions of the data files with two additional variables (DaPSU, DaStrat) which can be used for taking account of design effects when producing standard errors.
  • For the fourth edition (October 2008) data and documentation for Sweep 2, 2006-2007 were added to the study. For the fifth edition (December 2008), data from Sweep 1 data were revised. Variable DaHGnp01 in the child cohort data was updated, and some new derived variables (highest qualification for respondent and partner) were added to both Sweep 1 files. The documentation remained unchanged.
  • For the sixth edition (August 2009) data and documentation for Sweep 3, 2007-2008 were added to the study.
  • For the seventh edition (January 2010), Body Mass Index (BMI) variables were added to both the birth and cohort Sweep 2 datasets.
  • For the eighth edition (July 2010), data and documentation for Sweep 4, conducted in 2008-2009, have been added to the study.
  • For the ninth edition (November 2011), data and documentation from Sweep 5, conducted in 2009-2010, were added to the study.
  • For the 10th edition (January 2012), updated data and documentation for Sweeps 1-4 were added to the study; the various updates and amendments made are described in the documentation.
  • For the 11th edition (June 2013), data and documentation for Sweep 6 were added to the study.
  • For the 12th edition (November 2016), data and documentation from Sweep 7 were added to the study.
  • For the 13th edition (September 2017), the Sweep 2 Depression Anxiety Stress Scales (DASS) variables have been revised, and new variables have been added to Sweeps 3 and 5 data to allow comparisons with Cohort 2 data; the documentation for Sweeps 3 and 5 has been updated accordingly.

    November 2016
    Following a statistical disclosure review of these data by the Depositor they have been re-classified as Special Licence (SL). An End User Licence (EUL) Teaching Dataset, which contains a reduced version of the first six waves of data is available from the UK Data Service under SN 8088 Growing Up in Scotland: Cohort 1, Sweeps 1-6, 2005-2011: Teaching Dataset.

  • Main Topics:
    The interviews at each sweep of Cohort 1 collected information from the child's main carer about a range of issues related to young children and their parents including:
    • characteristics and circumstances of children and their families in Scotland - including contact with non-resident parents
    • housing, neighbourhood and community - including accommodation characteristics, ownership of material goods, moving home, availability, use and assessment of local facilities, satisfaction with and child-friendliness of local area, feelings of safety, involvement in local groups
    • food and eating - including eating habits, main meals, types of food eaten, sources of advice on children's diets/healthy eating
    • activities with others - including participation in educational, social or recreational activities at home and elsewhere, and visits to places or events, watching TV and videos, child's involvement in physical activity
    • child health and development - including general health, longstanding and acute illness, health service contact, use of Accident and Emergency, hospital admissions, anthropometric measurements, cognitive, physical and behavioural development indicators and assessments, immunisations, short-term illness, problems in the last 3 months
    • parenting styles and responsibilities - including awareness, use and appraisal of parenting techniques, parent-child activities, household division of labour, amount of children's media in household, parent-child attachment
    • parental support - including informal social networks, access to informal support, attendance at groups and classes, attitudes towards and use of formal support services, contact with and support from child's grandparents, access to informal support, attendance at groups and classes, use of formal support services, attitudes to help-seeking and formal support
    • childcare and work-life balance - including details of childcare used, cost, choice, employers' family friendly policies, and attitudes to work-life balance
    • experience of pre-school - including uptake, reasons for enrolling, child's adjustment to and readiness for pre-school, sources of advice and information
    • early experiences of Primary school - including choice and enrolment at primary school, child's adjustment and readiness, sources of advice and information, parental involvement in school events, child's support needs, educational aspirations, lunch, travel to and from school, breakfast and after-school clubs, homework, attitudes to schooling and education
    • parental physical and emotional health - including general health, long-standing illness, depression and stress, mental and physical well-being, couple relationships, parental alcohol, tobacco and drug use
    • child, parent and family social networks - including parental family and friendship networks
    • parental employment, income and education - including index of material deprivation

    Coverage, universe, methodology

    Dates of fieldwork: 2005 - 2013
    Country: Scotland
    Spatial units: Health Boards
    Observation units: Individuals
    Families/households
    Kind of data: Numeric data
    Individual (micro) level
    Universe: National
    Interviews were conducted with the parents or main carers of babies born between June 2004 and May 2005, and children born between June 2002 and May 2003, resident in Scotland.
    Time dimensions: Longitudinal/panel/cohort
    Cohort 1 began in 2005. Cohort 2 began in 2011 (see under SN 7432).
    Sampling procedures: Multi-stage stratified random sample
    Number of units: Sweep 1 Birth cohort: 5,217, Child cohort: 2,859. For details of subsequent sweeps, see documentation.
    Method of data collection: Face-to-face interview; Self-completion; Physical measurements
    Weighting: Weighting used. See documentation for details.

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    Administrative and access information

    Date of release:
    First edition: 04 December 2007
    Latest edition: 18 September 2017 (13th Edition)
    Copyright: Crown copyright material is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen's Printer for Scotland
    Access conditions: The depositor has specified that registration is required and standard conditions of use apply. The depositor may be informed about usage.
    Additional special conditions of use also apply. See terms and conditions for further information. In addition, the UK Data Service is required to request permission from the depositor prior to supplying the data.

    Please note:
    Since these data pose a higher risk of disclosure than data made available under the standard End User Licence they have additional special conditions attached to them that take the form of a Special Licence (SL). The SL requires the completion of an additional application form, agreement to the conditions of the SL, the signature(s) of the researcher(s), and the explicit permission of the data owners to release the data to the researcher(s). This is to ensure that the guarantee of confidentiality given to survey respondents is protected. SL applications are screened by the UK Data Archive and the data owners and data are only released to those researchers requiring data for statistical research purposes and who can justify their need for the SL data.

    Researchers are required to keep the data under conditions of greater security than required under the standard End User Licence. The Microdata Handling and Security: Guide to Good Practice explains how to meet these conditions.
    Availability: UK Data Service
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    Documentation

    Title File Name Size (KB)
    GUS, Cohort 1: Data Documentation Sweep 1 5760_data_documentation_cohort1_sweep1.pdf 1179
    GUS, Cohort 1: Data Documentation Sweep 2 5760_data_documentation_cohort1_sweep2.pdf 2000
    GUS, Cohort 1: Data Documentation Sweep 3 5760_data_documentation_cohort1_sweep3.pdf 2233
    GUS, Cohort 1: Data Documentation Sweep 4 5760_data_documentation_cohort1_sweep4.pdf 2378
    GUS, Cohort 1: Data Documentation Sweep 5 5760_data_documentation_cohort1_sweep5.pdf 2870
    GUS, Cohort 1: Data Documentation Sweep 6 5760_data_documentation_cohort1_sweep6.pdf 1381
    GUS, Cohort 1: Data Documentation Sweep 7 5760_data_documentation_cohort1_sweep7.pdf 2534
    GUS, Cohort 1: Interviewer and Coder Instructions Sweep 1 5760_interviewer_and_coder_instructions_cohort1_sweep1.pdf 876
    GUS, Cohort 1: Interviewer and Coder Instructions Sweep 2 5760_interviewer_and_coder_instructions_cohort1_sweep2.pdf 867
    GUS, Cohort 1: Interviewer and Coder Instructions Sweep 3 5760_interviewer_and_coder_instructions_cohort1_sweep3.pdf 1011
    GUS, Cohort 1: Interviewer and Coder Instructions Sweep 4 5760_interviewer_and_coder_instructions_cohort1_sweep4.pdf 933
    GUS, Cohort 1: Interviewer and Coder Instructions Sweep 5 5760_interviewer_and_coder_instructions_cohort1_sweep5.pdf 856
    GUS, Cohort 1: Interviewer and Coder Instructions Sweep 6 5760_interviewer_and_coder_instructions_cohort1_sweep6.pdf 1858
    GUS, Cohort 1: Interviewer and Coder Instructions Sweep 7 5760_interviewer_and_coder_instructions_cohort1_sweep7.pdf 873
    UK Data Archive Data Dictionary - All Files 5760_ukda_data_dictionary.pdf 19540
    GUS, Cohort 1: User Guide Sweep 1 5760_userguide_cohort1_sweep1.pdf 191
    GUS, Cohort 1: User Guide Sweep 2 5760_userguide_cohort1_sweep2.pdf 263
    GUS, Cohort 1: User Guide Sweep 3 5760_userguide_cohort1_sweep3.pdf 523
    GUS, Cohort 1: User Guide Sweep 4 5760_userguide_cohort1_sweep4.pdf 625
    GUS, Cohort 1: User Guide Sweep 5 5760_userguide_cohort1_sweep5.pdf 527
    GUS, Cohort 1: User Guide Sweep 6 5760_userguide_cohort1_sweep6.pdf 537
    GUS, Cohort 1: User Guide Sweep 7 5760_userguide_cohort1_sweep7.pdf 369
    Study information and citation UKDA_Study_5760_Information.htm 6
    READ File read5760.htm 12

    Publications

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    Cohort 1 Publications:

    Anderson, S. et al. (2007) Growing Up in Scotland: a study following the lives of Scotland's children, Edinburgh: Scottish Executive. ISBN 978 0 7559 5330 1. Retrieved November 23, 2007 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2007/01/17162004/15

    Scottish Executive (2007) Sweep 1 - topic research findings, GUS Growing Up in Scotland research findings, No 1(2007). Retrieved October 15, 2008 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2007/01/08145434/2

    Scottish Executive (2007) Sweep 1 - topic research findings, GUS Growing Up in Scotland research findings, No 2(2007). Retrieved October 15, 2008 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2007/01/08145458/2

    Scottish Executive (2007) Sweep 1 - topic research findings, GUS Growing Up in Scotland research findings, No 3(2007). Retrieved October 15, 2008 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2007/01/08145521/2

    Scottish Executive (2007) Sweep 1 - topic research findings, GUS Growing Up in Scotland research findings, No 4(2007). Retrieved October 15, 2008 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2007/01/08145545/2

    Anderson, S. et al. (2007) Growing Up in Scotland: sweep 1 overview report, Edinburgh: Scottish Executive.

    Bradshaw, P., Martin, C. and Cunningham-Burley, S. (2008) Growing Up In Scotland study: GUS exploring the experience and outcomes for advantaged and disadvantaged families, Edinburgh: Scottish Executive. Retrieved October 15, 2008 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2008/03/12101843/11

    Bradshaw, P., Jamieson, L. and Wasoff, F. (2008) Growing Up In Scotland study: Use of informal support by families with young children, Edinburgh: Scottish Government. Retrieved August 18, 2009 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2008/03/12110018/12

    Jamieson, L., Ormston, R. and Bradshaw, P. (2008) Growing Up In Scotland study: Growing up in rural Scotland, Edinburgh: Scottish Government. Retrieved August 18, 2009 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2008/03/12110107/11

    Scottish Executive (2008) Summary of Findings from Year 2, GUS Growing Up in Scotland research findings, No 1(2008). Retrieved October 15, 2008 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2008/02/01151619/2

    Scottish Executive (2008) Experiences of pre-school education, GUS Growing Up in Scotland research findings, No 2(2008). Retrieved October 15, 2008 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2008/02/13101840/3

    Scottish Executive (2008) Issues of child health and development at ages 1-2 and 3-4 years, GUS Growing Up in Scotland research findings, No 3(2008). Retrieved October 15, 2008 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2008/02/13101913/3

    Scottish Executive (2008) Parenting styles and parental support, GUS Growing Up in Scotland research findings, No 4(2008). Retrieved October 15, 2008 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2008/02/13101944/2

    Skafida, V. (2008) Breastfeeding in Scotland: the impact of advice for mothers, Centre for Research on Families and Relationships Briefing 36, February. Retrieved August 18, 2009 from http://www.crfr.ac.uk/reports/rb36forweb.pdf

    Ormston, R. and Wasoff, F. (2008) Growing Up in Scotland: sweep 2 overview report, Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

    Scottish Government (2009) Growing Up in Scotland: Sweep 3 non-resident parent report, Growing Up in Scotland research findings, No 1(2009). Retrieved July 26, 2010 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/263536/0078815.pdf

    Scottish Government (2009) Growing Up in Scotland: Sweep 3 food and activity report, Growing Up in Scotland research findings, No 2(2009). Retrieved July 26, 2010 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2009/03/11112938/2

    Scottish Government (2009) Growing Up in Scotland: parenting and the neighbourhood context, Growing Up in Scotland research findings, No 3(2009). Retrieved July 26, 2010 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2009/03/11153825/2

    Scottish Government (2009) Growing Up in Scotland: multiple childcare provision and its effects on child outcomes, Growing Up in Scotland research findings, No 4(2009). Retrieved July 26, 2010 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2009/03/11154033/2

    Bromley, C. (2009) Growing Up in Scotland: the impact of children's early activities on cognitive development, Growing Up in Scotland research findings, No 5(2009). Retrieved July 26, 2010 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2009/03/11154220/2

    Bradshaw, P. et al. (2009) Growing Up in Scotland: parenting and the neighbourhood context, Edinburgh: Scottish Government. Retrieved August 18, 2009 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2009/03/13143448/11

    Bradshaw, P. and Wasoff, F. (2009) Growing Up in Scotland: multiple childcare provision and its effects on child outcomes, Edinburgh: Scottish Government. Retrieved August 18, 2009 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2009/03/13143410/10

    Bromley, C. (2009) Growing Up in Scotland: the impact of children's early activities on cognitive development, Edinburgh: Scottish Government. Retrieved August 18, 2009 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2009/03/16101519/11

    Marryat, L., Reid, S. and Wasoff, F. (2009) Growing Up in Scotland: Sweep 3 non-resident parent report, Edinburgh: Scottish Government. Retrieved August 18, 2009 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2009/01/21085002/8

    Marryat, L., Skafida, V. and Webster, C. (2009) Growing Up in Scotland: Sweep 3 food and activity report, Edinburgh: Scottish Government. Retrieved August 18, 2009 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2009/01/21085143/9

    Skafida, V. (2009) 'The relative importance of social class and maternal education for breast-feeding initiation', Public Health Nutrition, 12(12), pp.2285-92.

    Barnes, M., Chanfreau, J. and Tomaszewski, W. (2010) Growing Up in Scotland: the circumstances of persistently poor children,
    Growing Up in Scotland research findings, No 1(2010). Retrieved July 26, 2010 from
    http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/04/21131609/2

    Bromley, C. and Cunningham-Burley, S. (2010) Growing Up in Scotland: health inequalities in the early years, Growing Up in Scotland research findings, No 2(2010). Retrieved July 26, 2010 from
    http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/04/21132105/3

    Marryat, L. and Martin, C. (2010) Growing Up in Scotland: maternal mental health and its impact on child behaviour and development, Growing Up in Scotland research findings, No 3(2010). Retrieved July 26, 2010 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/04/21131836/2

    Bradshaw, P. and Tipping, S. (2010) Growing Up in Scotland: children's social, emotional and behavioural characteristics at entry to primary school, Growing Up in Scotland research findings, No 4(2010). Retrieved July 26, 2010 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/04/21131912/2

    Bradshaw, P. and Cunningham-Burley, S. (2010) Growing Up in Scotland: children's social, emotional and behavioural characteristics at entry to primary school, Edinburgh: Scottish Government. Retrieved July 26, 2010 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/04/26102809/13

    Bradshaw, P. and Cunningham-Burley, S. (2010) Growing Up in Scotland: health inequalities in the early years, Edinburgh: Scottish Government. Retrieved July 26, 2010 from hthttp://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/04/26103009/11

    Marryat, L. and Martin, C. (2010) Growing Up in Scotland: maternal mental health and its impact on child behaviour and development, Edinburgh: Scottish Government. Retrieved July 26, 2010 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/04/26102536/11

    Barnes, M., Chanfreau, J. and Tomaszewski, W. (2010) Growing Up in Scotland: the circumstances of persistently poor children,
    Growing Up in Scotland research findings, No 1(2010). Retrieved July 26, 2010 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/04/26095519/12

    Melhuish, E. (2010) Impact of the home learning environment on child cognitive development: secondary analysis of data from 'Growing Up in Scotland', Edinburgh: Scottish Government Social Research. Retrieved July 26, 2010 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/04/27112324/12

    Bradshaw, P. (2011) Growing Up in Scotland: changes in child cognitive ability in the pre-school years, Edinburgh: Scottish Government. Retrieved November 7, 2011 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2011/05/31085122/11

    Chanfreau, J. et al. (2011) Growing Up in Scotland: change in early childhood and the impact of significant events, Edinburgh: Scottish Government. Retrieved November 7, 2011 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2011/05/25092325/13

    Mabelis, J. and Marryat, L. (2011) Growing Up in Scotland: parental service use and informal networks in the early years, Edinburgh: Scottish Government. Retrieved November 7, 2011 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2011/05/25092504/12

    Parkes, A. and Wight D. (2011) Growing Up in Scotland: parenting and children's health, Edinburgh: Scottish Government. Retrieved November 7, 2011 from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2011/05/25092122/11

    Cohort 2 Publications:

    Bradshaw, P. et al. (2013). Growing Up in Scotland: Birth Cohort 2 – results from the first year, Edinburgh: Scottish Government. Retrieved December 16, 2013 from hhttp://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2013/02/3280/0

    Resulting from secondary analysis:
    Taulbut, M. and Walsh, D. (2013) Poverty, parenting and poor health: comparing early years' experiences in Scotland, England and three city regions, Glasgow Centre for Population Health, February. Retrieved August 2, 2013 from http://www.gcph.co.uk/assets/0000/3817/Poverty__parenting_and_poor_health.pdf

    Zagel, H., Kadarsatat, G., Jacobs, M. and Glendinning, A. (2013) 'The effects of early years' childcare on child emotional and behavioural difficulties in lone and co-parent family situations', Journal of Social Policy, 42, pp.235-258. doi:10.1017/S0047279412000967

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