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:
Psych and Cog
Secondary Classification:
SCONE
Year:
2016
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Family and Whanau
Secondary Classification:
Psych and Cog
The study findings will address partner conflict antenatally and associations with partner conflict and violence across time.
Year:
2016
Access Type:
External
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Secondary Classification:
SCONE
Year:
2016
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
The thesis will investigate whether environmental modification of genome function acts as a mediator of asthma risk and severity between population subgroups.
Year:
2016
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Culture and Identity
Secondary Classification:
Psych and Cog
Year:
2016
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Family and Whanau
Year:
2016
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Secondary Classification:
Psych and Cog
Year:
2016
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Family and Whanau
This study provides a summary report of the GUiNZ cohort at 4.5 years of age. This report will highlight key descriptive statistics from each of the six research domains.
Year:
2016
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Secondary Classification:
SCONE
Year:
2016
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Education
Secondary Classification:
Family and Whanau, Health and Wellbeing
The study will examine the nutrition and physical activity environments within the mesosystem of home and Early Childhood Education settings for a subsample of 1188 Growing Up in New Zealand children (those for which we have collected additional data from their main childcare provider in the Kai Time in ECE online survey).
Year:
2016
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
The aim of this PhD is to explore the dietary management of GDM in New Zealand through three projects.
Year:
2016
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Secondary Classification:
SCONE
There is very little existing literature of factors associated with children’s primary care engagement during the preschool years, and findings will have direct relevance for targeting healthcare resources towards our more vulnerable families.
Year:
2016
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Family and Whanau
Secondary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
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:
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:
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:
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:
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