Resources

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Update 2016: A focus on health

This booklet was sent to you in March 2016. It covers key findings from the study about health, including how your adult health is related to your relationships, childhood mental health, where you live, and your genes.

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Update 2015

This booklet was sent to you in March 2015. It covers initial findings from the Age 55 Survey, including about your caring responsibilities at this age. It also highlights research on the long-term effects of childhood bullying.

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Update 2014

This booklet was sent to you in March 2014. It covers findings from the study about the benefits to the brain of lifelong exercise, how your grandparents influence your social standing, and how child poverty has changed since you were growing up.

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Update 2013

This booklet was sent to you in March 2013. It covers findings from the study about sleep problems, friendships and mental wellbeing, and the effects of childhood adversity on adult lung function.

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Update 2012

This booklet was sent to you in March 2012. It covers findings from the study about cognitive function at age 50, the long-term effects of poor childhood mental health, and the link between grammar schools and social mobility.

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Update 2011

This booklet was sent to you in March 2011. It looks at how life in the UK has changed over time by comparing your generation’s health, development, family life and housing to the generation born in 2000-01.

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Update 2010

This booklet was sent to you in March 2010. It covers finding from the Age 50 Survey about family life, health, employment, social activities, life satisfaction and hopes for the future.

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Now We Are 50 (summary report)

This booklet is a summary of the Now We Are 50 report published in 2008 in celebration of the 50th birthday of NCDS study members.

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Now we are 50 (full report)

This report was published in 2008 in celebration of the 50th birthday of NCDS study members. It covers 50 years of social change in Britain and explains how the study’s many findings have helped to shape decision-making in policy areas such as education, employment, housing and health.

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2008 50th anniversary timeline

This special timeline was sent to you in March 2008 in celebration of your 50th birthdays. It takes a look back at world events, as well as findings and impact of the study’s first 50 years.