Data Dictionary topic constructs

Table: Data dictionary topic contructs
Topic Construct
Census linked data Neighbourhood status
Family demographics Age
Change in household
Children living elewhere
Interview characteristics
Medical conditions
Non-resident children
Other family health
Parental education
Relationship history
Relationships within family
Socioeconomic position
Type of family
Finances Financial stress
Financial stress
Government benefits
General development Behaviour
Emotional development
Form status
General development
Language development
Outcome Index
Physical development
School readiness
Social development
Socioeconomic position
Health behaviour and risk factors Alcohol consumption
Current diet
Current drinks
Early feeding
Maternal health during pregnancy
Oral health
Physical activity
Sun exposure
Health status Asthma/wheezing
General health
Medical condition
Mental health
Other hospital stays
Physical development
Physical measurements
Sleeping problems
Whooping cough / bronchiolitis
Home education envrionment Activities at home
Activities outside the home
Activities with family
Expectations about education
Home computer use
Parent involvement
Parental Involvement
Special activities
Television at home
TV, Computer & Electronic games
Housing Current housing
Home environment
Key indicator
Neighbourhood status
Previous housing
Identifiers Birth
Form status
Interview characteristics
Key indicator
Parental behaviour
Relationship history
Service characteristics
Learning and cognition outcomes Approach to learning
Early language and communication
General development
Language development
Numeracy Numeracy
Social Competence
NCAC linked data NCAC
Type of family
Paid work Biological mother's paid work during pregnancy
Change over last 2 years
Combining work and family
Labour force status
Leave entitlements
Working conditions
Parental Leave in Australia Biological mother's paid work during pregnancy
Mother's employment around birth
Partner's employment around birth
Type of family
Working conditions
Parental living elsewhere Child support
Contact with child
Contact with Study Child
PLE characteristics
PLE status
Quality of relationship with P1
Relationship history
Type of family
Parenting Consistent parenting
Hostile parenting
Inductive reasoning
Maternal separation anxiety
Parent involvement
Parental behaviour
Parental efficacy
Parental monitoring
Parental self-efficacy
Parental warmth
Parent's childhood experiences
Program characteristics Absenteeism
Current non-parental care
Education/care choices
Group characteristics
Parent/teacher communication
Partner care
Payment for care
Previous care
School enjoyment
School/care enjoyment
Service use
Teacher/carer characteristics
Time in care
Type of program
Use of services
Work environment
Relationships Couple relationships
Family cohesion
Social and emotional outcomes Behaviour
Child self perceptions
Emotional development
General development
SDQ hyperactivity
Social development
Social capital Attachment
Neighbourhood status
Social support
Teaching practices Activities with child
Classroom management
Classroom resources
Parent/teacher communication
Relationship with SC
Teaching style

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