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Language Development and Enjoyment of Reading: Impacts of Early Parent-Child Activities in Two Growing up in Scotland Cohorts

Published: 3 Jun 2016
ISBN:
9781786522962

Language development and enjoyment of reading: impacts of early parent-child activities in two Growing Up in Scotland cohorts.

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Contents
Language Development and Enjoyment of Reading: Impacts of Early Parent-Child Activities in Two Growing up in Scotland Cohorts
Appendix B: Comparison of selected socio-economic and other characteristics between the cohorts

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Appendix B: Comparison of selected socio-economic and other characteristics between the cohorts

Parental level of education, by cohort

BC1 BC2
% %
No qualifications 6 5
Lower Standard Grades or VQs or Other 6 6
Upper level SGs or Intermediate VQs 21 17
Higher grades and upper level VQs 32 30
Degree level academic and vocational qualifications 34 42
Unweighted bases 3926 4325

Differences by cohort (on degree level): p < .001

Household equivalised income (quintiles), by cohort

BC1 BC2
% %
Bottom Quintile (Lowest income group) 24 27
2nd Quintile 21 19
3rd Quintile 19 18
4th Quintile 20 16
Top Quintile (Highest income group) 16 20
Unweighted bases 4186 4841

Differences by cohort (on top quintile): p < .001

Age of child at interview (months), by cohort

BC1 BC2
% %
33.00 1 .04
34.00 82 36
35.00 17 58
36.00 .2 3
37.00 or older - 3
Unweighted bases 3906 5019

Mean age of child at interview (months), by cohort

BC1 BC2
Mean age 34.6 34.7
Unweighted bases 4193 5019

p < .001

Cohort child's birth order amongst children in household, by cohort

BC1 BC2
% %
1 st 50 48
2 nd 32 35
3 rd 13 12
4 th 3 3
5 th or higher 1 1
Unweighted bases 4193 5019

On category '1st': p = NS

Child's sex, by cohort

BC1 BC2
% %
Male 52 51
Female 48 49
Unweighted bases 4193 5019

p = NS

Whether English is language usually spoken at home, by cohort

BC1 BC2
% %
Yes - English only 94 91
Yes - English & other language 5 7
No - other language(s) only 1 2
Unweighted bases 4192 5014

On category 'English only': p < .01


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