Bywaters P, Brady G, Jones C, Sparks T, McCartan CJ, Bunting L, Hooper J, Shapira M, Daniel B, Elliott M & Scourfield J (2017) Identifying and Understanding Inequalities in Child Welfare Intervention Rates: Quantitative Methodology Technical Paper. The Nuffield Foundation. University of Stirling. http://www.nuffieldfoundation.org/inequalities-child-welfare-intervention-rates
This paper outlines and explains the quantitative data methods employed in the project entitled ‘Identifying and Understanding Inequalities in Child Welfare Intervention Rates: comparative studies in four UK countries’ funded by the Nuffield Foundation, 2015-17 (www.covntry.ac.uk/cwip). It is designed to give a detailed overview of the processes involved in collecting, cleaning and analysing with the quantitative data across the four UK countries.