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:
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:
2012
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
The use of folic acid during pregnancy utilising New Zealand's contemporary birth cohort study, Growing Up in New Zealand has been described.
Year:
2012
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
This thesis determined if children with poorer vitamin D status at birth are at increased risk of hospital admission for respiratory tract infections during the first year of life.
Year:
2012
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Family and Whanau
The demography, health, pregnancy behaviours, family histories, and intentions for their children, of the partners who were enrolled antenatally into Growing Up in New Zealand, New Zealand’s new birth cohort study has been described.
Year:
2012
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Family and Whanau
The birth characteristics of the Growing Up in New Zealand cohort with those of all New Zealand (NZ) births over a similar time period, and the cohort alignment to current NZ births has been described.
Year:
2012
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Secondary Classification:
Culture and Identity, Education, Family and Whanau, Psych and Cog, SCONE
This report described the development of the new generation of New Zealand children from before they were born until they were nine months of age
Year:
2012
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
The adherence to nutritional guidelines by pregnant women in New Zealand and maternal characteristics associated with adherence has been determined.
Year:
2012
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
The iron status at birth had been described in a subsample of children enrolled in the Growing Up in New Zealand cohort and part of the cord blood study.
Year:
2012
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
The timeliness of lead maternity carer (LMC) engagement was described and factors associated with timely LMC engagement were identified.
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.
Year:
2011
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Secondary Classification:
Culture and Identity, Education, Family and Whanau, Psych and Cog, SCONE
The birth characteristics of the Growing Up in New Zealand cohort with those of all New Zealand (NZ) births over a similar time period has been compared, and cohort alignment to current NZ births has been described.
Year:
2010
Access Type:
Internal
Primary Classification:
Health and Wellbeing
Secondary Classification:
Culture and Identity, Education, Family and Whanau, Psych and Cog, SCONE
This is the first Growing Up in New Zealand that described the new generation of children from before they were born