Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study

Study Overview


The Dunedin Study is an ongoing longitudinal study of the health, development and well-being of a general sample of New Zealanders. Data collection started at birth and participants were assessed 12 times from age 3 to 38. Includes measures of perinatal indicators, child development, milestones, illnesses, life history, family demographics, discipline, mental health and health assessments. At age 38, the measures included: cardiovascular health, cognitive measures, respiratory health, emotional health, life events, lifestyles, dental exams, general health interview, blood exams, social relationships and delinquency.

Contact and Data Access

1. I will use the dataset solely for statistical analysis and reporting of aggregated information and not for investigation of a specific individual or organization. 2. I will produce no links among the Distributors' datasets or among the Distributor's data and other datasets that could identify individuals or organizations. 3. I represent neither I, nor anyone I know, has any prior knowledge of the possible identification of any study participants in any dataset that I am being licensed to use. 4. I will not knowingly divulge any information that could be used to identify individual participants in the study, nor will I attempt to identify or contact any study participant and I agree to use any precautions necessary to prevent such identification. 5. I will not reproduce the dataset except as it is necessary for scholarly purposes. I will destroy the dataset upon completion of my scholarly work with it. 6. I will not share data from the dataset (in any form or by any means) with any third party, as I understand that all users of the data must obtain it directly from the distributor. 7. I will make appropriate acknowledgement of the contributor and distributor of the dataset in any manuscript or publication. 8. The distributor makes no warranties, express or implied, by operation of law or otherwise regarding or relating to the dataset.
The original collector of the data, SSRI, and the relevant funding agencies, bear no responsibility for the use of the data or for interpretations and inferences based upon such users.

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