Rationale documents

The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) rationale documents have been developed to assist data users by providing contextual information on the scales and items included in the LSAC datasets.

The Wave 1–6 integrated rationale document, presents background information on scales introduced to LSAC in waves 1–6, while the Wave 7 rationale report presents this information for scales introduced in Wave 7.

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The Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) does not guarantee the accuracy, currency or completeness of any copyright information provided in the LSAC documents. AIFS accepts no legal liability in relation to any use of the material included or referred to in the study documents. Users should ensure that they seek and obtain the appropriate copyright permissions from the owner of any copyright in this material prior to reproduction or publication of these items. Use of Pearson Test(s), Scoring Program(s) and Social Skills Improvement System (SSIS) Ratings are adapted and reproduced with permission from NCS Pearson, Inc. All rights reserved. Pearson Intellectual Property (IP) is subject to proprietary rights and prevents the reproduction of individual questions in full. AIFS is not responsible for obtaining or assisting users with copyright permission.

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