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The prevalence of serious mental health problems among 17-year-olds could drop by as much as 16.8% for girls and 8.4% for boys if they were not subjected to sexual violence, such as sexual assault and harassment, according to estimates from UCL researchers.
Children are at increased risk of behaviour problems if they spend three or more hours a day watching television, an analysis of the Millennium Cohort Study reveals.
Babies born after infertility treatment are more likely to have asthma at age five than children conceived naturally, according to findings based on the Millennium Cohort Study.
The corrosive effect of persistent poverty on children’s cognitive development is revealed in a new study published by the Institute of Education, University of London.
There are more girls than boys in the top 10 per cent of the ability range at age 5, a new Millennium Cohort Study analysis has found
IoE researchers find children from homes that experience persistent poverty are more likely to have their cognitive development affected than their peers in better off homes. However family instability is found to make no additional difference.
A new CLS Working Paper is published this week giving guidance on how to adjust for nonresponse in MCS sweep 3.
A recently published report, written by CLS for the Northern Ireland Executive, presents an analysis of child outcomes at age 5 from the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS).
Fourteen Briefings, which distil the key findings of the first three surveys of the Millennium Cohort Study, as collected in Children of the 21st century (Volume2): The first five years are now available:
A new study, published this week by the Institute of Fiscal Studies, concludes that young children’s cognitive or social and emotional development does not appear to be significantly affected by the formal marital status of their parents.
Children of the 21st century (Volume 2): The first five years, edited by Kirstine Hansen, Heather Joshi and Shirley Dex, was published on Wednesday 17 February by The Policy Press.
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