Research and analysis

National child measurement programme: data sharing and analysis

Guidance for local authorities and other organisations who want to analyse National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) data.

Documents

National child measurement programme: guidance for analysis and data sharing, 2018

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National child measurement programme: guidance for data sharing and analysis, 2015 to 2016

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National child measurement programme: guidance for data sharing and analysis, 2014 to 2015

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Details

This guidance is designed to support those local authorities and other organisations that wish to undertake additional investigation of the data. It covers:

  • an overview of the NCMP data and analyses provided by Public Health England and NHS Digital
  • how to access the NCMP dataset
  • which NCMP data can be shared between organisations
  • guidance on the appropriate use of the NCMP dataset to comply with data protection and disclosure rules
  • suggestions for regional, local and neighbourhood analyses
  • caveats associated with the NCMP data and its interpretation
  • suggestions for local data quality checks
Published 1 June 2016
Last updated 28 September 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added NCMP analysis guidance for 2018.
  2. Added NCMP analysis guidance for 2015 to 2016.
  3. First published.