• Editorial Note
  • Acknowledgements
  • Abstract
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The National Child Development Study
  • 3. The outcomes
  • 4. The explanatory variables: childhood precursors of adult outcomes
  • 5. The ‘focal’ variables
  • 6. The ‘control’ variables
  • 7. Setting the scene: associations among the focal variables
  • 8. Multivariate analysis
  • 9. Links between the outcomes and focal variables: initial models
  • 10. The effect of the control variables on the associations with the focalvariables
  • 11. The relationships of the control variables to the outcomes
  • 12 A closer look at the individual outcomes
  • 13 Discussion
  • 14 Conclusion
  • References