A wealth of research tools
To realize the CHILD Study’s aims, scientists across disciplines have developed resources that can be made available to support other research efforts.
CHILD has shared questionnaires, protocols, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and other tools with numerous scientists and projects.
Available Study Resources
Over 400 questionnaires for the assessment of mother, father, child and environment from pregnancy to 5 years (including specialized questionnaires on sleep and on infant pulmonary function)
Nutritional assessment tool
A validated Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ) for nutritional assessment in pregnancy, modified for Canadian use
Home environment assessment tool
A 158-page illustrated manual for home environmental assessments, developed in conjunction with the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Dust collection tool
A novel sterile system for collecting house dust to avoid contamination with endotoxin and other matter
Descriptive baseline methods papers to act as resources for those performing similar studies:
Standardized Operating Procedures
SOPs for numerous procedures, including:
Accessing CHILD STUDY Resources
If you are interested in accessing study resources created by the CHILD Study, contact the Study’s National Coordinating Centre (NCC).