The longitudinal study of Australian children: Annual statistical report 2011

Children Australia

As part of the ongoing series Growing Up in Australia, this second Annual Statistical Report provides policy-makers, researchers, practitioners and others with a valuable introduction to the information collected by the study.

Chapters and papers include:

2.    Parental mental health

3.    Fathers’ involvement in children’s personal care activities

4.    Families with a child with disability: Joblessness, financial hardship and social support

5.    Turned on, tuned in or dropped out? Young children’s use of television and transmission of social advantage

6.    Access to preschool education in the year before full-time school

7.    Housing characteristics and changes across waves

8.    Children’s numeracy skills

9.    Children’s body mass index: Cohort, age and socio-economic influences

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