Table 1

Analysed waves of the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) and Millennium Cohort Study (MCS)

CohortWave4–5 years6–7 years10–11 years14–15 years
LSAC KWave no.1246
Year2004200620102014
N4983446441693537
Mean age (years)4.86.810.814.9
Age range (years)4–5.65.9–7.810–11.714–15.8
MCSWave no.3456
Year200620082012/20132015/2016
N15 04013 68113 11211 576
Mean age (years)5.27.211.214.3
Age range (years)4.4–6.16.3–8.110.2–1413.1–15.3
  • K, Kindergarten cohort.