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Child Wellbeing Variable Database

... the Variable Database

We have organized related measures into categories based on a framework developed by the OECD (OECD 2021). This framework takes a holistic approach designed to aid evidence-based policy development. According to this approach, measures and outcomes are traced in outcomes (material, physical health, social, emotional, cultural, cognitive, and educational) children’s activities, relationships, and behaviours (family, health, social, leisure, civil, learning, and digital), children’s settings and environments (family, home, school, community), and public policy conditions (family, housing, health, educational and environmental policies). These are adapted by Schölmerich and his colleagues (Schölmerich, Agache, and Leyendecker 2015) into the following categories which we use to organize the measurement items:

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