Research Projects Using Growing Up Data

On these pages you can search for research projects using Growing Up in New Zealand data.   We've tried to include all current and previous projects which use the data, but this list may not be exhaustive. 

Year:
2016
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
The study findings will add to the literature on live vaccine effects on infant and childhood respiratory infections +/- atopic conditions.
Year:
2016
Access Type:
External
Primary Classification:
Psych and Cog
Secondary Classification:
SCONE
This project will investigate relationships between a mother’s emotional state and attitude towards her infant, and the development of relational trajectories, including language of her infant over the first two years of life.
Year:
2016
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Secondary Classification:
Psych and Cog
Year:
2016
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Psych and Cog
This study will investigate the structure of temperament at age 4 and temperament development over time
Year:
2016
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
This project aims to: (1) determine the factors that are associated with (i) children being hospitalised with unintentional injury, and ....
Year:
2016
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Psych and Cog
Secondary Classification:
SCONE
Year:
2015
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Year:
2015
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Secondary Classification:
Psych and Cog
Year:
2015
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Secondary Classification:
Psych and Cog
Year:
2015
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
SCONE
This project proposes to analyse the relationship between residential moves and family outcomes, using Growing Up in NZ data up to the 45 month data collection wave. The main outcome of interest is children’s connection to and use of services such as primary healthcare, childcare, vaccinations, and Well-Child checks.
Year:
2015
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Family and Whanau
Secondary Classification:
SCONE
The aim of this proposal is to examine child vulnerability in the first 1000 days of life, focusing on the Growing Up in New Zealand children that live within the geographical region of South Auckland as defined by The Southern Initiative (Auckland Council)....
Year:
2015
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Year:
2015
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Culture and Identity
Secondary Classification:
Psych and Cog
The objective of the study is to understand why Pacific women have such significantly higher rates of antenatal depression compared to European women and to develop a risk profile for antenatal depression in Pacific women.
Year:
2015
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Family and Whanau
Secondary Classification:
Psych and Cog
Year:
2015
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Secondary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Year:
2015
Access Type:
External
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
The aim of the study is to describe maternal alcohol consumption in a recent NZ birth cohort, to identify the characteristics of mothers who drink and the factors associated with alcohol consumption in this group.
Year:
2015
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Secondary Classification:
Family and Whanau, Psych and Cog
Year:
2015
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Family and Whanau
Secondary Classification:
Psych and Cog
Year:
2015
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Education
The study is investigating how the types of child care change between 9 months and 2 years, as children approach the age for accessing New Zealand’s ’20 hours free’ childcare at age 3, parents’ reasons for utilising (or not utilising) childcare at age 2 will be examined, and how longitudinal researchers can work alongside policy makers to enhance policy translation.
Year:
2015
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Psych and Cog
Year:
2015
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Year:
2015
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Secondary Classification:
Culture and Identity
Year:
2014
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Secondary Classification:
SCONE
Year:
2014
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Culture and Identity
Secondary Classification:
Education, Psych and Cog
Year:
2014
Access Type:
External
Primary Classification:
Education
The study objective is to get a better understanding of who uses childcare at 9 months and why, and to better understand the relationship between parents' participation in the labor force and use of childcare in New Zealand
Year:
2014
Access Type:
External
Primary Classification:
Family and Whanau
Secondary Classification:
Psych and Cog
This research will aim to develop a set of measures of the interparental relationship and use these to describe the quality of this relationship and to identify other factors in the family's background and circumstances that are associated with poor outcomes in this relationship, including the presence of conflict and violence.
Year:
2014
Access Type:
External
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Secondary Classification:
Culture and Identity, Psych and Cog
Year:
2014
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Secondary Classification:
Psych and Cog
The objective of the study is to understand how maternal mental health change between the antenatal period and two years post-partum, and to understand how maternal mental health at the antenatal period can affect child outcomes at two years.
Year:
2014
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
SCONE
Year:
2014
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Secondary Classification:
Culture and Identity
Year:
2014
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Secondary Classification:
SCONE
Year:
2014
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Secondary Classification:
Family and Whanau
Year:
2014
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Family and Whanau
The objectives of the study is to: (1) to investigate the influence of father personality on father-infant closeness, (2) to investigate the influence of infant temperament on father-infant closeness, (3) to investigate whether parental support and father confidence in caring for the child affect father-infant closeness.
Year:
2014
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Year:
2013
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Culture and Identity
Secondary Classification:
Family and Whanau
Year:
2013
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
The thesis proposal is to explore the role of childcare in shaping the dietary patterns and body weight of infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers.
Year:
2013
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Secondary Classification:
Psych and Cog
This project will take a life-course epidemiological approach that seeks to determine and quantify the effects of multiple early-life variables on the socio-emotional developmental trajectories and outcomes of preschool aged children...
Year:
2013
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
How do immunisation intentions and reality differ by demographics and characteristics of families and their relationship with health care services?
Year:
2013
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
SCONE
The study is investigatingThe study is investigating: (1) how is family structure in the antenatal period related to family and environmental/social factors at nine months? (2) how is household composition related to family and environmental/social factors at nine months? and (3) how are both related to infant health and developmental variables at nine months?
Year:
2013
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
SCONE
This study described the patterns of mobility before and after birth, and identified factors associated with stability and mobility.
Year:
2013
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Secondary Classification:
Culture and Identity, SCONE
This study is designed to explore in much greater detail the early life development, environmental influences (including antenatally), socioeconomic circumstances and diversity of the Māori participants and to explore how the parental and whanau affiliations, cultural identity, service accessibility (including health care and social support) and contact with cultural institutions (such as marae) influence the growth and health trajectories of these tamariki in the first 9 months.
Year:
2013
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Culture and Identity
Secondary Classification:
SCONE
This study explored the longitudinal information being collected from Asian families.
Year:
2013
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Secondary Classification:
Culture and Identity, SCONE
This study explored the longitudinal information being collected from Pacific children and their ‘anau which provides an unique resource.
Year:
2013
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Year:
2013
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
SCONE
Year:
2013
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Secondary Classification:
SCONE
Year:
2012
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
This project described the epidemiology of childhood food allergies in NZ over the past 20 years and through a qualitative study, determined what strategies are needed for a New Zealand family to cope, adapt and feel fully supported when a child is diagnosed with a food allergy.