Year 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2015 2016
Wave 1 2 3 4 5 6 CheckPoint 7
Age 3-19 months 2-3 years 4-5 years 6-7 years 8-9 years 10-11 years 11-12 years 12-13 years
Health related quality of life S:PedsQL-4.0
Subjective child wellbeing S:ISCWeB
Paediatric pain S:PM C P
General physical health S:PedsQL-4.0
Bone density O:pQCT
Visual acuity O
Blood pressure (measured) O
Skin colour O
Sun damage O
Acne S Observation
Oral health: 2D and 3D images O
Health care card and health insurance P:LSAC
Medical expenses P:LSAC
Health/welfare/community services utilisation P:LSAC C P
Hospitalisation P:LSAC C
Child lifetime hospitalisations: serious illness and infection P:SDV C

Featured measurements

AQoL: Assessment of Quality of Life (various instruments)
CHU9D: Child Health Utility 9D
ISCWeB: International Survey of Children's Well-Being Project questionnaire
LSAC: Longitudinal Study of Australian Children derived
PedsQL: Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory (all modules)
PM: Pain Manikin
pQCT: Peripheral Quantitative Computerised Tomography
SDV: Study Devised Variable


PedsQL-4.0: Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory – 4.0 Generic Core Scales
PedsQL-W: Pediatric Quality of Life – General Well-Being Scale


A = Administration report abstraction
C = Index child report (reporting on others)
L = Linkage (to other databases)
M = Medical records data abstraction
O = Observation/direct assessment
N = Nurse report
P = Parent/primary caregiver report
Pe = Peer report
S = Self report
T = Teacher report
X = Undefined
X BF = Pertaining to biological father
X BM = Pertaining to biological mother
C = Pertaining to index child
X F = Pertaining to father
X Fam = Pertaining to family
X G = Pertaining to grandparent(s)
X M = Pertaining to mother
X P = Pertaining to parent(s)
X Pa = Pertaining to partner
X Pe = Pertaining to peers
X Pr = Pertaining to primary caregiver
X Si = Pertaining to sibling(s)