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Table 1 Examples of different historic measures of childhood adversity collected as part of the RIGHT Track study, measures at ages 2, 4, 5, 7, and 10 years old

From: Rationale, design and methods for the RIGHT Track Health Study: pathways from childhood self-regulation to cardiovascular risk in adolescence

Constructs Example Measures Example Variable Reporter Resources
Low socioeconomic status Parental education and employment Hollingshead index Mother and father Hollingshead (1975)
Physical aggression, verbal aggression, discipline strategies, negative control, punitive reactions Mother, father, observed
Harsh parenting Conflict Tactics Scale, Iowa Family Interaction Rating Scales: Instrument, Alabama Parenting Questionnaire, Home Observation for Measurement of the Environment (HOME), Coping with Children’s Negative Emotions Scale Physical aggression, verbal aggression, discipline strategies, negative control, physical control, punitive reactions Mother, father, observed (in laboratory), observed (in home) Bradley, & Caldwell (1979)
Straus (1979)
Melby & Conger (2001)
Smith, Calkins, Keane, Anastopoulos &, Shelton. (2004)
Fabes, Eisenberg, & Bernzweig (1990)
Fabes, Poulin, Eisenberg, & Madden-Derdich (2002).