SATI: School Aged Temperament Inventory

This measure has been identified as a commonly used measure within the LifeCourse cohorts. These measures were identified to encourage potential opportunities for data harmonisation. The descriptions provided are intended to give cohort custodians and data users some common criteria to assess a survey for appropriateness to use in their own studies. It is not intended to mandate the use of any measure, or provide a comprehensive understanding of these measures.

This information was collated by the LifeCourse team from scoring manuals and documentation, publications, and official measure websites. To read about this process in more detail, access our report.

Measure No. of cohorts using measure Cost and accessibility Time to complete Key reference/s and measure information Reference frame Constructs assessed by measure Age range
SATI: School Aged Temperament Inventory 5

Publicly available, no cost, permission not needed

~10 minutes (estimate)

McClowry, S.G. (1995). The development of the School-Age Temperament Inventory. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 41: 271-285.

Current state

  • Emotional adjustment
  • Hyperactive behaviour
  • Social behaviour
  • Persistence
  • Emotional adjustment
  • Persistence
  • Temperament

Parent report, index child aged 4-12