Data user guide

The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children: An Australian Government Initiative
Data User Guide – August 2018

Bibliography

The following publications provide more information on techniques for the analysis of longitudinal and survey data:

Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS). (2018). Event History Calendar Wave 7: Business Rules. (Final report in progress). Melbourne: AIFS.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). (1996). Women's safety Australia: User guide. Canberra: ABS.

Baker, K., Maguire, B., Daraganova, G., & Sipthorp, M. (2016). Using My School Data in the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC Technical Paper No. 16). Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Baxter, J. (2007). Children's time use in the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children: Data quality and analytical issues in the 4-year-old cohort (LSAC Technical Paper No. 4). Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Chambers, R. L., & Skinner, C. J., (Eds.). (2003). Analysis of survey data. Chichester: Wiley.

Cusack, B., & Defina, R. (2013). Wave 5 weighting and non response (LSAC Technical Paper No. 10). Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Daraganova, G., & Sipthorp, M. (2011). Wave 4 weights (LSAC Technical Paper No. 9). Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Deville, J. C., & Särndal, C. E. (1992). Calibration estimators in survey sampling. Journal of the American Statistical Association87, 376-382.

Deville, J. C., Särndal C. E., & Sautory, O. (1993). Generalised raking procedures in survey sampling. Journal of the American Statistical Association88, 1013-1020.

Kalton, G. (1983). Compensating for missing survey data (Research report series). Ann Arbor, MI: Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan.

Lepkowski, J. M. (1989). Treatment of wave nonresponse in panel surveys. In D. Kasprzyk, G. Duncan, G. Kalton & M. P. Singh (Eds.), Panel Surveys (pp. 348-374). New York: Wiley.

Levy, P. S., & Lemeshow, S. (1999). Sampling of populations: Methods and applications (3rd ed.). New York: Wiley.

Misson, S., & Sipthorp, M. (2007). Wave 2 weighting and non-response (LSAC Technical Paper No. 5). Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Murdoch Children's Research Institute, The Royal Children's Hospital (MCRI). (2017). CheckPoint Health Data: Data User Guide. Melbourne: MCRI.

National Childcare Accreditation Council (NCAC). (2003). OSHCQA quality practices guide (1st ed.). Sydney: NCAC.

NCAC. (2003). QIAS validation report (2nd ed.). Sydney: NCAC.

NCAC. (2004). FDCQA quality practices guide (2nd ed.). Sydney: NCAC.

NCAC. (2005). FDCQA quality practices guide (3rd ed.) Sydney: NCAC.

NCAC. (2006). QIAS quality practices guide (1st ed.). Sydney: NCAC.

Pfeffermann, D., Skinner, C. J., Holmes, D. J., Goldstein, H., & Rasbash, J. (1998). Weighting for unequal selection probabilities in multilevel models. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series B60, 23-40.

Rice M. L., Hoffman L., & Wexler K. (2009). Judgments of omitted BE and DO in questions as extended finiteness clinical markers of specific language impairment (SLI) to 15 years: A study of growth and asymptote. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research52, 1417-1433.

Rowe, K. (2006). The measurement of composite variables from multiple indicators: Applications in quality assurance and accreditation systems - childcare. Background paper prepared for the National Childcare Accreditation Centre, Sydney.

Sanson, A., Misson, S., & The LSAC Outcome Index Working Group. (2006). Summarising children's wellbeing: The LSAC Outcome Index (LSAC Technical Paper No 2). Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Sanson, A., Nicholson, J., Ungerer, J., Zubrick, S., Wilson, K., Ainley, J. et al. (2002). Introducing the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC Discussion Paper No. 1). Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Sipthorp, M., & Misson, S. (2009). Wave 3 weighting and non-response (LSAC Technical Paper No. 6). Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Skinner, C. J., & Holmes, D. J. (2003). Random effects models for longitudinal survey data. In R. L. Chambers & C. J. Skinner (Eds.), Analysis of Survey Data (pp. 205-218). Chichester: Wiley.

Soloff, C., Lawrence, D., & Johnstone, R. (2005). Sample design (LSAC Technical Paper No. 1). Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Soloff, C., Lawrence, D., Misson, S., & Johnstone, R. (2005). Wave 1 weighting and non-response (LSAC Technical Paper No. 3). Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Tabachnick, B. G., & Fidell, L. S. (1989). Using Multivariate Statistics (2nd ed.). New York: Harper and Row.

Wolter, K. (1984). Introduction to Variance Estimation. New York: Springer.

Wright, B. D., & Masters, G. N. (1982). Rating scale analysis. Chicago: MESA Press.

Yu, M., & Daraganova, G. (2017). Executive Functioning-Use of Cogstate measures in the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC Technical Paper No. 19). Melbourne: Australian Institute of Faily Studies.

Information on related studies:

Fergusson, D. M., Horwood, L. J., Shannon, F. T., & Lawton, J. M. (1989). The Christchurch Child Development Study: A review of epidemiological findings. Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology3, 278-303.

Freidin, S., Watson, N., & Wooden, M. (2002). HILDA survey coding framework: Confidentialised data (HILDA project technical paper series). Melbourne: The Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne.

Frick, J. R., & Haisken-DeNew, J. P. (2001). Structuring the HILDA panel: Considerations and suggestions (HILDA project discussion paper series). Melbourne: The Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne.

Henstridge, J. (2001). The Household Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey: Weighting and imputation (HILDA project discussion paper series). Melbourne: The Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne.

National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (NLSCY). (1999). Overview of survey instruments for 1998-99 data collection cycle 3. Catalogue no. 89FOO78XPE, No. 3. Ottawa: Statistics Canada.

Watson, N., & Fry, T. R. L. (2002). The Household Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey: Wave 1 weighting (HILDA project technical paper series). Melbourne: The Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne.

Watson, N., & Wooden, M. (2002). The Household Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey: Wave 1 Survey Methodology (HILDA project technical paper series). Melbourne: The Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne.

Willms, D. (Ed.). (2002). Vulnerable children. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press.

Wooden, M. (2001). Design and management of a household panel survey: Lessons from the international experience (HILDA project discussion paper series).Melbourne: The Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne.

Wooden, M., & Watson, N. (2000). The Household Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey: An introduction to the proposed survey design and plan (HILDA project technical paper series). Melbourne: The Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne.