Health

Lead Risk Assessment Questionnaire (HV1, CV1, HV2, CV3): The lead risk questionnaire assesses the risk of lead exposure based on the CANDLE child’s living situation as well as products used in cooking and preparing foods that may contain lead.

Children with Special Health Care Needs Screening (CSHCNS), (CV1, CV2, CV3, CV4): A 5-item, parent survey based tool that is a flexible standardized method for identifying children with special health care needs.

Child Exam (CV1, CV2, CV3, CV3): At clinic visits 1-3, the child’s height, weight, and head circumference are collected.  At the 4 year clinic visit, the child’s height, weight, head circumference, waist circumference, and blood pressure are collected.

Brief Infant Sleep Questionnaire (CV1, CV2, CV3): A brief screening instrument to measure sleep difficulties in infant.

Family Health History (CV1): This questionnaire asks about the child’s family health history including information such as if anyone in the family has diabetes, high blood pressure, overweight, and has been diagnosed with a learning disability that affected school performance.  This questionnaire was created by CANDLE investigators for the specific purpose of CANDLE data collection.

Child Health Update Form (HV1, CV1, HV2, CV3): The Child Health Update systematically collects information on health care usage for the CANDLE child.  This questionnaire was created by CANDLE investigators for the specific purpose of CANDLE data collection.

Maternal Exam (CV4): At the 4 year clinic visit, the mom’s height, weight, and blood pressure is collected.  She is also asked about any pain she has been experiencing and how much it effects her daily activities.

Asthma and Environment (CV4):

Atopy History (CV4):

Childhood Asthma Control Test-1 (ACT1), (CV4): Child rating of asthma symptoms.

Child Sleep Habits (CV4): A screener for common sleep problems in ages 4-12.

Oucher (CV4): Picture scale that allows the child to explain how much pain he/she experienced during the blood draw.