Here you will find all the documentation for our four studies. This includes survey questionnaires, interviewer instructions, showcards, technical reports, survey reports, and derived variables. For more information, take a look at our guide to the different documentation types.
Draft version of the questionnaire used in the age 46 interview.
Draft version of the self-completion questionnaire, completed by cohort members for the 46 sweep.
An overview of cognitive tests cohort members took at ages 5, 10 and 16
User Guide to the BCS Developmental History Data
This document provides a brief guide to the Audiogram data obtained for 14,903 subjects of the 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70) during the 10-year follow-up in 1980
User guide for the BCS70 age 42 survey dataset
This User Guide accompanies the deposits at the UK Data Archive of derived variables for each sweep of BCS70. These derived variable datasets are found under the study number for each of the sweeps and include variables for country of interview, region and government office regions.
Review of research using information from the childhood waves of BCS70 (birth to 16 years) as either health outcomes or as predictors of later health outcomes.