Individual Study / KFP

Kids, Families and Places

Kids, Families and Places

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Initiatives -
The initial goals of the Kids, Families and Places Study were to examine the simultaneous influence of neighbourhood, family, and childcare contexts on preschool children’s development, and to identify biological and behavioural characteristics of children that modify how they react to these environments.
Start Year
2006
End Year
2016
Funding
This study is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Project Manager Mira Boskovic
    University of Toronto

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
The Kids, Families and Places study started data collection in 2006 and completed the 5th wave of data collection in 2016. Some families were visited twice and 500 families were visited 4-5 times in order to collect more detailed information as children acquire new skills.

Marker Paper

Rodrigues M, Binnoon-Erez N, Prime H, Perlman M, Jenkins JM. Familial risk and sibling mentalization: Links with preschoolers' internalizing problems. J Fam Psychol. 2017;31(6):785-791. doi:10.1037/fam0000308

PUBMED 28318288

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
2,247
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Over 650 families in Toronto and Hamilton took part in the study. All these families had a newborn in 2006-2008 and at least one older sibling.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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