Asterisk Table | National Longitudinal Survey of Youth | 1979

This page presents a table summarizing selected variables from the NLSY79 surveys (use the drop-down menu to select topics of interest). The table lists individual items or groups of related items, with year columns indicating the survey years in which the item(s) are available. Both survey questions and created variables are included. "R" used in variable descriptions stands for "respondent." Users are encouraged to consult the questionnaires for exact question wording in each survey round.

III. Environmental Variables

Environmental Variables

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Region of residence * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Current residence urban or rural * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Current residence in metropolitan statistical area * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Changes in residence since January 1, 1978, or date of last interview (collected as a history) * *   *                             * * * * * * * *