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Growing up in rural Scotland

Jamieson, Lynn and Bradshaw, Paul and Ormston, Rachel, Scottish Government
Education Analytical Services Division
Scottish Government Social Research, corp creators. (2008) Growing up in rural Scotland. [ Growing up in Scotland study ]

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Sweep 1 of GUS provides some evidence that children in rural areas may be more likely to live in favourable socio-economic circumstances than their urban counterparts. This is associated with greater exposure to positive parental behaviours, such as breastfeeding, among rural babies. However, in many other respects the early experiences of children in urban and rural areas in terms of service use, health problems and contact with significant others are not very different. Moreover, other evidence suggests that families in rural areas may be relatively disadvantaged in respect of easy access to ante-natal classes and having grandparents living nearby, for example.

Item Type: Document from Web
Publisher: Education Analytical Services Division, Scottish Government
Series Name: Growing up in Scotland study
Additional Information: Record imported from Sirsidynix Symphony: 2011-08-02 04:40:48. [notes]: At foot of title: Scottish Government Social Research. [notes]: Bibliography p. 36. [physical_description]: 36 p.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Child welfare, Preschool children, Rural areas, Child health
Depositing User: popeedocs
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2011 04:40
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2012 20:10
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