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Growing Up in Ireland

Growing Up in Ireland

Initiatives -
The primary aim of the Growing Up in Ireland study is to inform Government policy in relation to children, young people and families. *2 cohorts. Child Cohort'98 and Infant Cohort'08*  **growingup@esri.ie**
Start Year
2006
Funding
Department of Children and Youth Affairs, in association with the Central Statistics Office. A contribution is also being received from the Atlantic Philanthropies.
Supplementary Information
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Dorothy Watson
    Economic and Social Research Institute

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
4 waves in child cohort and 5 waves in infant cohort. Data collection for the Infant Cohort ’08 started in 2008 with over 11,000 9-month-olds and their families. Follow-up waves were completed when the child was aged 3 years, 5 years, 7/8 years (postal) and most recently at 9 years.

Marker Paper

The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI). (2018). Growing up in Ireland Infant Cohort Wave 4 – 7/8 years, 2016. [dataset]. Version 1. Irish Social Science Data Archive. SN: 0019-04. URL http://www.ucd.ie/issda/data/guiinfant/guii nfantwave4/

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
19,500
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

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