To celebrate 50 years of BCS70, over the next 12 months we’ll be highlighting interesting features of the study’s design, delving deeper into the questionnaires and pulling out descriptive statistics from the data.
In addition to the main surveys, which have aimed to collect information from all study members, there have been a number of ‘sub-studies’ that have sought to collect information from a smaller number of study members.
Almost 5,000 children and mums took part in the 22 month and 42 month surveys, which explored the impact of foetal nutrition on early development. With medical exams and questions, and cognitive tests, mums also answered questions on family circumstances.
Read more about the 22 month and 42 month sub-studies.