Year ≥ 1987 (VCPR commenced in 1987, but individuals born on or after 1st January 1970 onwards are included in the dataset)
Wave Recruitment (ongoing)
Age 0 – 46 years
Age/DOB M BM BF C
Birth order
(in cases of plural births)
M C
Education level M BM BF
Employment/occupation
(1-digit codes (major group))
M:ASCO BM BF
Ethnicity
(Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander status)
M:NHDD BM C
Sex M C
Country of birth
(4-digit codes)
M:SACC BM BF C
State/territory of birth M C
Postcode
(at birth, at 5 years, present)
M
Deceased status
(date and cause of death)
M C
Caregiver details M
Parental consanguinity M

Featured measurements

ASCO: Australian Standard Classification of Occupations
NHDD: National Health Data Dictionary
SACC: Standard Australian Classification of Countries

Legend

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
XBF = Pertaining to biological father
XBM = Pertaining to biological mother
XC = Pertaining to index child
XF = Pertaining to father
XFam = Pertaining to family
XG = Pertaining to grandparent(s)
XM = Pertaining to mother
XP = Pertaining to parent(s)
XPa = Pertaining to partner
XPe = Pertaining to peers
XPr = Pertaining to primary caregiver
XSi = Pertaining to sibling(s)