National Child Development Study

The National Child Development Study (NCDS) is a continuing, multi-disciplinary longitudinal study which takes as its subjects all the people born in one week in England, Scotland and Wales in one week in March 1958. NCDS has its origins in the Perinatal Mortality Survey when information was gathered about almost 17,500 babies.

For further information visit the NCDS website or see the Centre for Longitudinal Studies information.