Dataset: Children Longitudinal 1993-1997

Variable bc2a2: Dad: Changes regarding the child (2nd answer)

Literal Question

FW2.2 (V)
We surveyed you and your family back in the summer of 1993. When you consider the time span since the last survey, what would you say were the three most important things which have changed in your child’s life?

A2) 2nd item named




German Question Text

Values Categories N
111 Academic performance at school (improved) 5
 2.5%
112 Group of friends 16
 8.0%
113 Better relationship with family members 0
 0.0%
114 Career prospects/apprenticeship 0
 0.0%
115 Boyfriend/Girlfriend 1
 0.5%
116 Own room 1
 0.5%
117 Physical development/growth 8
 4.0%
118 Playing football 0
 0.0%
119 Computer 0
 0.0%
121 Playing 0
 0.0%
122 Taking part in sport 0
 0.0%
123 Learning a foreign language 2
 1.0%
124 Music (Techno) / choir 0
 0.0%
125 Greater independence from parents 21
 10.5%
126 Confirmation etc. 0
 0.0%
127 Problems with parents 5
 2.5%
128 Academic performance at school (got worse) 0
 0.0%
129 Changed school 4
 2.0%
131 Moved house 3
 1.5%
132 Class spokesperson 0
 0.0%
133 Activities in spare time 0
 0.0%
134 Become more sensible/grown up 19
 9.5%
135 Got a pet 0
 0.0%
136 Travelling/getting to know a different country 0
 0.0%
137 New teacher/new subject 2
 1.0%
138 Health 0
 0.0%
139 Money 1
 0.5%
141 Parents' divorce 0
 0.0%
142 got a new brother/sister 1
 0.5%
143 Activities in a club/organisation 0
 0.0%
144 Failed a test (including moped) 0
 0.0%
145 Parent got a new partner 0
 0.0%
146 Less spare time 0
 0.0%
147 Bad relationships within the family 0
 0.0%
148 Death of acquaintance/relation 2
 1.0%
149 Parent became unemployed 1
 0.5%
151 Got a bicycle/moped 0
 0.0%
152 Became an aunt/uncle 0
 0.0%
153 Got a television 0
 0.0%
154 Parent got a job after being unemployed 0
 0.0%
155 Illness of family member 0
 0.0%
201 Completed one school class and moved on to next 5
 2.5%
202 Finished school 0
 0.0%
203 Developed more definite ideas regarding career 1
 0.5%
204 Take part in different sports 3
 1.5%
205 Improved performance in sport 0
 0.0%
206 Play different musical instrument 0
 0.0%
207 New interests in crafts 0
 0.0%
208 First time in a club 2
 1.0%
209 Has own computer 1
 0.5%
211 Puberty 8
 4.0%
212 Increased self-confidence 3
 1.5%
213 More fashion conscious 3
 1.5%
214 Interest in opposite sex 1
 0.5%
215 Improved parent-child relationship 0
 0.0%
216 Taken part in initiation ceremony for 14 year olds 1
 0.5%
217 First holiday 1
 0.5%
218 Interest in economic relations 0
 0.0%
219 Generally new interests 2
 1.0%
221 Generally new hobbies 5
 2.5%
222 Aims become more clear 1
 0.5%
223 General performance at school 3
 1.5%
224 General attitude towards parents 0
 0.0%
225 Turning to music 2
 1.0%
226 Received more responsibility 0
 0.0%
227 Helps more within household 1
 0.5%
228 Interest in questions concerning the meaning of things 5
 2.5%
229 Standards/demands have risen 2
 1.0%
231 Standards/demands at school have risen 2
 1.0%
232 Has become more sociable 0
 0.0%
233 Mother has less time for child 0
 0.0%
234 Parent retired 0
 0.0%
235 Brother has a girlfriend 0
 0.0%
236 Has small secrets 0
 0.0%
237 Can defend self better 0
 0.0%
238 More environmentally friendly 1
 0.5%
239 Knows what he/she wants 0
 0.0%
241 More commitment/involvment for certain things 0
 0.0%
243 Parent died 0
 0.0%
244 Greater stability psychologically and health-wise 0
 0.0%
245 Older 0
 0.0%
246 More stamina 0
 0.0%
247 Brother/sister started school 0
 0.0%
248 Adopted child left family 0
 0.0%
249 General attitude to life 0
 0.0%
251 More hard working 0
 0.0%
252 Tidier 0
 0.0%
253 More attentive 0
 0.0%
254 Likes going to school more 0
 0.0%
255 Separation from family e.g. boarding school 0
 0.0%
256 Fussier 0
 0.0%
257 More economical 0
 0.0%
258 Seen father again 0
 0.0%
259 Started nursery school 0
 0.0%
261 Ill health of child 0
 0.0%
301 Redesigned flat 1
 0.5%
302 Riding 3
 1.5%
303 Gymnasium (A-level, highest track) 2
 1.0%
304 School 1
 0.5%
305 Personal changes 0
 0.0%
306 Familial changes 1
 0.5%
307 Hauptschule (lowest track) 0
 0.0%
308 Higher demands at school 3
 1.5%
309 Goes own way 0
 0.0%
310 More understanding 2
 1.0%
311 More peaceful 0
 0.0%
312 Joined a club 3
 1.5%
313 Strain of work for parents 0
 0.0%
314 Child studies more 4
 2.0%
315 Parents' separation 0
 0.0%
316 Separation from first boyfriend 0
 0.0%
317 Mormality at school 1
 0.5%
318 Fixed hobby 0
 0.0%
319 Parents found work again 0
 0.0%
320 General education 1
 0.5%
321 Leading a political party 1
 0.5%
322 Strain at work 0
 0.0%
323 Football team been promoted 1
 0.5%
324 Started (second to)last school year 0
 0.0%
325 Moved on school 2
 1.0%
326 Pet died 0
 0.0%
327 First menstruation 1
 0.5%
328 Father only at home at weekend 0
 0.0%
329 Success in hobby 1
 0.5%
330 Brother/sister moved out 0
 0.0%
331 Attitude 0
 0.0%
332 Appearance 1
 0.5%
334 Got older 0
 0.0%
335 Extension of social environment 1
 0.5%
336 Free-time 4
 2.0%
337 Become more domesticated 1
 0.5%
338 Better communication between child and parents 0
 0.0%
339 Changed from Hauptschule (lowest) to Realschule (middle) 1
 0.5%
340 School for the less able 0
 0.0%
341 Enthusiasm for football 0
 0.0%
342 Left a club 1
 0.5%
343 Amateur dramatics 0
 0.0%
344 Constant changes 1
 0.5%
345 Boarding school 0
 0.0%
346 Search for career 2
 1.0%
347 Lives with father 0
 0.0%
348 Being away from home in an afternoon 0
 0.0%
349 Moving out of home 0
 0.0%
350 Relationship with brothers/sisters 0
 0.0%
351 Health problem 0
 0.0%
352 Change of career 0
 0.0%
353 Operation 0
 0.0%
354 Father receives pension for invalids 0
 0.0%
355 Brother has girlfriend (235) 0
 0.0%
356 Experiences 0
 0.0%
357 Want to be treated more grown up 1
 0.5%
358 More skilful speaker 0
 0.0%
359 Negative behaviour 0
 0.0%
361 More economical 0
 0.0%
362 More willing to help 1
 0.5%
363 Relationship with parents/siblings 0
 0.0%
364 Need to go out 0
 0.0%
365 Parents have new job 0
 0.0%
366 Marriage of a parent 0
 0.0%
367 Got a car 1
 0.5%
368 Repeated a year at school 0
 0.0%
369 Parents' marital problems 1
 0.5%
371 New furniture in parents' flat 1
 0.5%
372 Problems in circle of friends 0
 0.0%
373 Live more consciously 0
 0.0%
374 Personality 1
 0.5%
375 More reliable 1
 0.5%
411 Bigger/newer room 0
 0.0%
412 First love 1
 0.5%
413 Become more youthful 1
 0.5%
414 Separation from blood-father 0
 0.0%
415 Environment 0
 0.0%
416 Got taller 1
 0.5%
417 Both parents remarried 0
 0.0%
418 Behaviour 0
 0.0%
419 Voice broken/facial hair growth 1
 0.5%
421 Sport 0
 0.0%
422 Living together 0
 0.0%
423 Realschule (middle track) 1
 0.5%
424 Learnt how to swim 0
 0.0%
425 Parents have less time 0
 0.0%
426 Boyfriend moved away 0
 0.0%
427 Brother retrained 0
 0.0%
428 Regained father 0
 0.0%
429 More cheerful 0
 0.0%
431 Teeth adjusted 0
 0.0%
432 Separation from partner (mother) 0
 0.0%
433 Own room 0
 0.0%
434 Travelling long distances on bike alone 0
 0.0%
435 Used public transport 0
 0.0%
436 Finished primary school 0
 0.0%
437 Mother found better work 0
 0.0%
438 Development 0
 0.0%
439 Thinks differently 0
 0.0%
442 1
 0.5%
444 1
 0.5%
517 Set back to lower class 0
 0.0%
526 New school class 0
 0.0%
527 Separation 0
 0.0%
994 Don't know 0
 0.0%
995 Nothing 1
 0.5%
996 Other 0
 0.0%
997 No (further) answer 273
998 Data set missing 247

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 200
Missing cases 520
This variable is numeric

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