Errata for NLSY97 Round 10 Release

National Longitudinal Survey of Youth - 1997 Cohort

Errata for NLSY97 Round 10 Release

Significant changes made between the September 2007 round 9 release and the August 2008 round 10 release

1) Field Interviewer information variables - Round 9
Information on the field interviewer who last attempted round 9 non-interview cases was added for 1545 respondents in the following variables:

    INTERVIEWER_DEMOGRAPHIC, INTERVIEWER_HGC, INTERVIEWER_END~M/~Y, INTERVIEWER_ETHNICITY, INTERVIEWER_EXPERIENCE, INTERVIEWER_GENDER, INTERVIEWER_OCCUPATION, INTERVIEWER_POSITION, INTERVIEWER_PUBID, INTERVIEWER_RACE, INTERVIEWER_SPANISH, INTERVIEWER_START~M/~Y, INTERVIEWER_STATUS, INTERVIEWER_YOB, R9_INTERVIEWER_FIRST_DAY, R9_INTERVIEWER_LAST_DAY.

2) Created Assets variables - Round 1 through Round 9
Less restrictive topcode values were applied to assets values in all rounds. The QNAMES of the affected variables are the following:

    CV_HH_NET_WORTH_P [round 1], CV_HH_NET_WORTH_Y [rounds 1-7], CV_ASSETS_DEBTS_20 [rounds 8-9], CV_ASSETS_FINANCIAL_20 [rounds 8-9], CV_ASSETS_NONFINANCIAL_20 [rounds 8-9], CV_HH_NET_WORTH_20 [rounds 8-9], CV_HOUSE_DEBT_20 [rounds 8-9], CV_HOUSE_VALUE_20 [rounds 8-9].

3) Created wage, compensation and job length variables - Round 4 through Round 7
The deletion of duplicate job information from the employer supplements led to deletions in the created wage compensation and job length variables. The variables and number of cases affected are the following:

Round 4:
CV_HRLY_COMPENSATION.01 - 1, CV_HRLY_PAY.01 - 1, CV_JOB<13WKS.01 - 1
CV_HRLY_COMPENSATION.07 - 1, CV_HRLY_PAY.07 - 1, CV_JOB<13WKS.07 - 1
Round 5:
CV_HRLY_COMPENSATION.01 - 2, CV_HRLY_PAY.01 - 2, CV_JOB<13WKS.01 - 1
CV_HRLY_COMPENSATION.02 - 4, CV_HRLY_PAY.02 - 4
CV_HRLY_COMPENSATION.03 - 1, CV_HRLY_PAY.03 - 1
Round 7
CV_HRLY_COMPENSATION.02 - 27, CV_HRLY_PAY.02 - 27, CV_JOB<13WKS.02 - 27
CV_HRLY_COMPENSATION.03 - 3, CV_HRLY_PAY.03 - 3, CV_JOB<13WKS.03 - 3
CV_HRLY_COMPENSATION.04 - 3, CV_HRLY_PAY.04 - 3, CV_JOB<13WKS.04 - 3

4) Created hours worked per week by teen/adult status - Round 4 through Round 9
A programming error in the total hours worked by the respondent while a teen (CV_HOURS_WK_TEEN) has been found. This error caused the under reporting of teen hours in rounds 4 through 9 for the following number of respondents:

    Round 4 - 503, Round 5 - 475, Round 6 - 473, Round 7 - 458, Round 8 - 452, and Round 9 - 455.

A smaller error in was also corrected in the total hours per week worked as an adult. This was also corrected. For the CV_HOURS_WK_ADULT_ALL variable the number of affected respondents are the following:

    Round 4 - 1, Round 6 - 3, Round 7 - 2, Round 8 - 53, and Round 9 - 44.

The CV_HOURS_WK_ADULT_ET variable the number of affected respondents are the following:

    Round 4 - 1, Round 6 - 13, Round 7 - 10, Round 8 - 35, and Round 9 - 37.

5) Created child residence status - Round 9
The created child residence status (CV_CHILD_STATUS.03) was changed for respondent #8620 in round 9.

6) Created marriage and cohabitation variables - Round 2 through Round 9
Due to additional information gathered during the round 10 marriage section, a number of updates were made to created marriage and cohabitation variables. The variables, round and number of affected respondents are below:

Round 2:
CV_FIRST_COHAB_DATE~M/~Y - 1
CV_FIRST_COHAB_MONTH - 1
CV_FIRST_MARRY_DATE~M/~Y - 2
CV_FIRST_MARRY_MONTH - 1
CV_MARRIAGES_TTL - 1
Round 3:
CV_FIRST_COHAB_DATE~M/~Y - 1
CV_FIRST_COHAB_MONTH - 1
CV_FIRST_MARRY_DATE~M/~Y - 7
CV_FIRST_MARRY_MONTH - 6
CV_MARRIAGES_TTL - 6
CV_MARSTAT - 6
CV_MARSTAT_COLLAPSED - 6
Round 4:
CV_COHAB_TTL - 5
CV_FIRST_COHAB_DATE~M/~Y - 5
CV_FIRST_COHAB_MONTH - 5
CV_FIRST_MARRY_DATE~M/~Y - 14
CV_FIRST_MARRY_MONTH - 13
CV_MARRIAGES_TTL - 13
CV_MARSTAT - 14
CV_MARSTAT_COLLAPSED - 14
Round 5:
CV_COHAB_TTL - 15
CV_FIRST_COHAB_DATE~M/~Y - 11
CV_FIRST_COHAB_MONTH - 11
CV_FIRST_MARRY_DATE~M/~Y - 37
CV_FIRST_MARRY_MONTH - 36
CV_MARRIAGES_TTL - 36
CV_MARSTAT - 41
CV_MARSTAT_COLLAPSED - 41
Round 6:
CV_COHAB_TTL - 17
CV_FIRST_COHAB_DATE~M/~Y - 13
CV_FIRST_COHAB_MONTH - 13
CV_FIRST_MARRY_DATE~M/~Y - 46
CV_FIRST_MARRY_MONTH - 46
CV_MARRIAGES_TTL - 46
CV_MARSTAT - 55
CV_MARSTAT_COLLAPSED - 55
Round 7:
CV_COHAB_TTL - 21
CV_FIRST_COHAB_DATE~M/~Y - 13
CV_FIRST_COHAB_MONTH - 13
CV_FIRST_MARRY_DATE~M/~Y - 70
CV_FIRST_MARRY_MONTH - 70
CV_MARRIAGES_TTL - 70
CV_MARSTAT - 76
CV_MARSTAT_COLLAPSED - 76
Round 8:
CV_COHAB_TTL - 30
CV_FIRST_COHAB_DATE~M/~Y - 22
CV_FIRST_COHAB_MONTH - 23
CV_FIRST_MARRY_DATE~M/~Y - 96
CV_FIRST_MARRY_MONTH - 96
CV_MARRIAGES_TTL - 96
CV_MARSTAT - 93
CV_MARSTAT_COLLAPSED - 92
Round 9:
CV_COHAB_TTL - 34
CV_FIRST_COHAB_DATE~M/~Y - 23
CV_FIRST_COHAB_MONTH - 24
CV_FIRST_MARRY_DATE~M/~Y - 96
CV_FIRST_MARRY_MONTH - 96
CV_MARRIAGES_TTL - 96
CV_MARSTAT - 86
CV_MARSTAT_COLLAPSED - 86