Questionnaires, technical documents and Data Collection Waves


This page provides a full list of key technical and background documents, as well as links to all publicly available questionnaires for data users and other interested researchers.

Please note: The documents below are the copyright of Growing Up in New Zealand. Please apply in writing to the Data Access Coordinator for permission to use any questions, tables or other information contained in these documents. Email: dataaccess@growingup.co.nz

 

Key technical and background documents


  • Report 1: Before we are born
    Morton, S. M. B., Atatoa Carr, P. E., Bandara, D. K., Grant, C. C., Ivory, V. C., Kingi, T. R., Liang, R., Perese, L. M., Peterson, E., Pryor, J. E., Reese, E., Robinson, E. M., Schmidt, J. M., Waldie, K. E. (2010). Growing Up in New Zealand: A longitudinal study of New Zealand children and their families. Report 1: Before We Are Born. Auckland, Growing Up in New Zealand. ISBN: 978-0-473-17889-5 (electronic), ISBN: 978-0-473-17974-8 (print).
  • Report 2: Now we are born
    Morton, S. M. B., Atatoa Carr, P., Grant, C. C., Lee, A., Bandara, D. K., Mohal, J., Kinloch, J., Schmidt, J., Hedges, M., Ivory, V., Kingi, T. K., Liang, R., Perese, L., Peterson, E., Pryor, J., Reese, E., Robinson, E., Waldie, K., Wall, C. (2012). Growing Up in New Zealand: A longitudinal study of New Zealand children and their families. Report 2: Now We Are Born. Auckland, University of Auckland.
  • Report 3: Now we are two
    Morton, S.M.B., Atatoa Carr, P.E., Grant, C.C., Berry, S.D., Bandara, D.K., Mohal, J., Tricker, P. J., Ivory, V.C., Kingi, T.R., Liang, R., Perese, L.M., Peterson, E., Pryor, J.E., Reese, E., Waldie, K.E., and Wall, C.R. 2014. Growing Up in New Zealand: A longitudinal study of New Zealand children and their families. Now we are Two: Describing our first 1000 days. Auckland, Growing Up in New Zealand.
  • Report 7: Now we are four
    Morton, S.M.B, Grant, C.C., Berry, S.D., Walker, C.G., Corkin, M., Ly, K., de Castro, T.G., Atatoa Carr, P.E., Bandara, D.K., Mohal, J., Bird, A., Underwood, L., Fa’alili-Fidow, J., 2017. Growing Up in New Zealand: A longitudinal study of New Zealand children and their families.Now We Are Four: Describing the preschool years. Auckland: Growing Up in New Zealand.
  • Growing Up in New Zealand Cohort profile
    Morton, S. M. B., Atatoa Carr, P., Grant, C. C., Robinson, E. M., Bandara, D. K., Bird, A., Ivory, V. C., Kingi, T. K., Liang, R., Marks, E. J., Perese, L. M., Peterson, E. R., Pryor, J. E., Reese, E., Schmidt, J. M., Waldie, K. E., Wall, C. (2012). Cohort Profile: Growing Up in New Zealand. International Journal of Epidemiology 42(1): 65-75.
  • Recruitment and retention
    Morton, S. M. B., Atatoa Carr, P., Grant, C. C., Robinson, E. R., Bird, A. and Waayer, D. (2012). How do you recruit and retain a pre-birth cohort? Lessons learnt from Growing Up in New Zealand. Evaluation and the Health Professions. DOI: 10.1177/0163278712462717.
  • Generalisability
    Morton, S. M. B., Ramke, J., Kinloch, J., Grant, C. C., Atatoa Carr, P., Leeson, H., Lee, A. C. and Robinson, E. (2014). Growing Up in New Zealand cohort alignment with all New Zealand births. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. Doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12220
  • Growing Up in New Zealand Calibration Protocol (2013 update) (PDF)

Documents by Data Collection Wave (DCW)


DCW

When

Activity

Questionnaires

Technical documents

DCW0

Antenatal

Face-to-face CAPI with the pregnant mother and her partner

Data background

Technical Summary - The data (PDF)

 

Data dictionaries

DCW1

Child aged 6 weeks

 

Brief CATI to collect age-appropriate developmental information

 

Child aged 35 weeks

 

Brief CATI to update cohort and family structure details prior to nine-month data collection

No questionnaire

 

9-month questionnaire (child aged 36 weeks)

 

Face-to-face CAPI with the mother and her partner

Data dictionaries

DCW2

Child aged 16 months

Brief CATI to collect age-appropriate developmental information

 

Child aged 23 months

 

Brief CATI to collect age-appropriate developmental information and update cohort and family structure details prior to two-year data collection

 

2-year questionnaire (child aged 24 months)

Face-to-face CAPI with the mother and her partner, and child observations

Data dictionaries

DCW3

Child aged 31 months

Brief CATI to collect age-appropriate developmental information and update cohort and family structure details

Data dictionaries

DCW4

Child aged 45 months

Brief CATI to collect age-appropriate developmental information

Data dictionaries

DCW5

54-month (pre-school) questionnaire (child aged 4.5 years)

 

Face-to-face CAPI with the mother, child observations and biological sampling

Data dictionaries

 

DCW6

Child aged 6 years Online self-complete mother questionnaire

Data dictionaries

CAPI: Computer assisted personal interview

CATI: Computer assisted telephone interview. Note: 16-31-month collection waves collected both mother and child via CATI