Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) / “Child of the New Century” Study
Country: United Kingdom
Study Design: Observational cohort with repeated measurements over time
Participant age range: Children / adolescents at enrollment
Number of participants at baseline: 18,818
Year of initial enrollment: 2000
Number of data collection waves: 7; data collection ongoing
Measures of well-being:
Social support / integration / cohesion
Quantity of well-being measures (e.g., number of constructs, number of times of well-being was assessed: Low
Quality of well-being measures (e.g., were measures reliable and valid in the study population): Moderate
Measures of physical health:
Self-rated / questionnaire-based health
Self-report medical history or medication use
Measured anthropometrics, e.g., weight
This dataset is available to all researchers.
Researchers are required to submit an application to access this data. No fees are required to access this dataset.
Notable Citation: Connelly R & Platt L. (2014). Cohort profile: UK Millennium Cohort Study (MCS). International Journal of Epidemiology, 43(6), 1719-1725.