Working papers

Growing Up in Scotland – Assessing contribution and impact

A June 2012 executive summary, examining the impact of Growing Up in Scotland, and looking to the future of the project.

Understanding the use of alcohol in pregnancy amongst women in Scotland

One in four women in Scotland drink while pregnant – and a similar proportion smoke. This paper offers a first-year update on a project aiming to understand women’s alcohol consumption during pregnancy, using Growing Up in Scotland data.

Using the findings from Growing Up in Scotland – a guide for Local Authorities

This guide for local authorities and health boards demonstrates how Growing Up in Scotland findings can be used to inform policy development and service development at the local level.

Lone-parent families with young children – findings from the Growing up in Scotland study

Growing Up in Scotland’s findings show that lone-parent families can face great difficulties, which may make them more likely to experience disadvantage during their children’s early years. This 2008 report examines the research in detail.

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