Appendix 3: Family Background and Formation

National Longitudinal Survey of Youth - 1997 Cohort

Appendix 3: Family Background and Formation

This appendix presents SAS programs for the creation of variables related to the respondent's family background, household, marriage/cohabitation, and fertility. Unless otherwise noted, the programs presented are for round 14. Except for minor hand edits to account for inconsistencies in the raw data, variable creation code remains generally constant from round to round. However, users who need code for a specific round not included here may contact NLS User Services.