Errata for NLSY97 Round 14 Release

National Longitudinal Survey of Youth - 1997 Cohort

Errata for NLSY97 Round 14 Release

Recent Corrections and Changes to the NLSY97 data

1) PUBID and INTERVIEW variables on NEWSCHOOL roster – Rounds 3 through 13

A number of edits across nearly all rounds were made to these variables. Many colleges and a few highschools were incorrectly identified as newly reported schools in the respondents’ school histories. The edits were made to provide the correct pubid and round that the school was first reported. The following number of edits were made to these variables:

Round 3
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.01 – 2
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.01 – 2
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.02 - 1

Round 4
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.01 – 1
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.01 – 1

Round 5
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.01 – 7
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.02 –24
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.03 – 3
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.01 – 7
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.02 – 24
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.03 – 3

Round 6
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.01 – 24
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.02 –33
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.03 – 1
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.01 – 24
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.02 – 33
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.03 – 1

Round 7
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.01 – 39
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.02 –25
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.03 – 1
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.01 – 39
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.02 – 25
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.03 – 1

Round 8
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.01 – 60
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.02 –20
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.01 – 63
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.02 – 20

Round 9
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.01 – 70
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.02 –20
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.03 – 2
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.01 – 70
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.02 – 20
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.03 – 1

Round 10
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.01 – 75
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.02 – 13
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.01 – 74
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.02 – 13

Round 11
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.01 – 86
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.02 – 7
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.01 – 86
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.02 – 7

Round 12
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.01 – 124
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.02 –16
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.03 – 1
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.01 – 125
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.02 – 16

Round 13
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.01 – 249
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.02 –30
NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.03 – 1
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.01 – 251
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.02 – 31
NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.03 – 2

2) Created education variables – Round 3 through Round 13

We continue to conduct checks on the consistencies among the created education variables and across different survey years.  When inconsistencies were found, we incorporated the information collected from all rounds to arrive at the created variables.  These checks resulted in the following hand edits for the created variables listed below:

Round 3:
CV_ENROLLSTAT_EDT – 1
CV_HGC_9900 – 1
CV_HGC_EVER_EDT – 1
CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_9900 – 1
CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_EVER_EDT – 1
CV_HS_DIPLOMA – 1

Round 5:
CV_ENROLLSTAT_EDT – 1
CV_HGC_0102 – 2
CV_HGC_EVER_EDT – 2
CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_0102 – 2
CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_EVER_EDT – 2
CV_HS_DIPLOMA – 2

Round 6:
CV_ENROLLSTAT_EDT – 3
CV_HGC_0203 – 3
CV_HGC_EVER_EDT – 3
CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_0203 – 3
CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_EVER_EDT – 3
CV_HS_DIPLOMA – 3

Round 7:
CV_ENROLLSTAT_EDT – 2
CV_HGC_0304 – 3
CV_HGC_EVER_EDT – 3
CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_0304 – 3
CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_EVER_EDT – 3
CV_HS_DIPLOMA – 3

Round 8:
CV_BA_DEGREE – 2
CV_ENROLLSTAT_EDT – 5
CV_HGC_0405 – 3
CV_HGC_EVER_EDT – 3
CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_0405 – 4
CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_EVER_EDT – 5
CV_HS_DIPLOMA – 3

Round 9:
CV_ENROLLSTAT_EDT – 4
CV_HGC_0506 – 3
CV_HGC_EVER_EDT – 3
CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_0506 – 5
CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_EVER_EDT – 5

Round 10:
CV_ENROLLSTAT_EDT – 4
CV_HGC_0607 – 3
CV_HGC_EVER_EDT – 3
CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_0607 – 7
CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_EVER_EDT – 7

Round 11:
CV_ENROLLSTAT – 6
CV_HGC_0708 – 3
CV_HGC_EVER_EDT – 3
CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_0708 – 10
CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_EVER_EDT – 10

Round 12:
CV_ENROLLSTAT – 10
CV_HGC_0809 – 2
CV_HGC_EVER_EDT – 2
CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_0809 – 17
CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_EVER_EDT – 20

Round 13:
CV_ENROLLSTAT – 6
CV_HGC_0910 – 3
CV_HGC_EVER_EDT – 3
CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_0910 – 16
CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_EVER_EDT – 18

3) Created highest degree variables – Round 10 through Round 12

The following hand edits were made necessary as we made corrections to NEWSCHOOL_INTERVIEW.xx and NEWSCHOOL_PUBID.xx:

PUBID QNAMES YEARS VALUES
7012 CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_0607 2006 -3
7012 CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_EVER_EDT 2006 4
7012 CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_0708 2007 4
7012 CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_EVER_EDT 2007 4
7012 CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_0809 2008 4
7012 CV_HIGHEST_DEGREE_EVER_EDT 2008 4

4) Created schools attended variables – Round 3 through Round 13

A review of the school identifiers on the NEWSCHOOLD_ roster uncovered some high schools that were listed as new to the respondent rather than a school the respondent attended in an earlier round. These corrections caused the updates to the following number of schools attended variables:

Round 3

CV_SCH_ATTEND_EVER - 1

CV_SCH_ATTEND_YR - 1

Round 4

CV_SCH_ATTEND_EVER - 1

CV_SCH_ATTEND_YR - 1

Round 5

CV_SCH_ATTEND_EVER - 18

CV_SCH_ATTEND_YR - 13

Round 6

CV_SCH_ATTEND_EVER - 30

CV_SCH_ATTEND_YR – 28

Round 7

CV_SCH_ATTEND_EVER - 31

CV_SCH_ATTEND_YR – 31

Round 8

CV_SCH_ATTEND_EVER - 29

CV_SCH_ATTEND_YR – 28

Round 9

CV_SCH_ATTEND_EVER - 27

CV_SCH_ATTEND_YR – 27

Round 10

CV_SCH_ATTEND_EVER - 32

CV_SCH_ATTEND_YR – 32

Round 11

CV_SCH_ATTEND_EVER - 33

CV_SCH_ATTEND_YR – 33

Round 12

CV_SCH_ATTEND_EVER - 30

CV_SCH_ATTEND_YR – 30

Round 13

CV_SCH_ATTEND_EVER - 32

CV_SCH_ATTEND_YR – 32

5) Created marriage and cohabitation variables – Round 5 through Round 13

Due to additional information gathered during the round 13 marriage section, a number of updates were made to created marriage and cohabitation variables.  The variables, round and number of affected respondents are below:

Variable Name

R5

R6

R7

R8

R9

R10

R11

R12

R13

CV_COHAB_TTL

1

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

CV_FIRST_MARRY_DATE~M

2

4

4

9

10

28

50

-

-

CV_FIRST_MARRY_DATE~Y

2

4

4

9

10

28

50

-

-

CV_FIRST_MARRY_MONTH

2

4

4

9

10

28

50

-

-

CV_FIRST_COHAB_DATE~M

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

-

-

CV_FIRST_COHAB_DATE~Y

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

-

-

CV_FIRST_CONHAB_MONTH

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

-

-

CV_MARRIAGES_TTL

3

5

6

11

11

28

49

50

47

CV_MARSTAT

3

5

8

14

17

36

54

51

51

CV_MARSTAT_COLLAPSED

4

6

8

14

16

35

54

51

49

6) Created child birth date/residence status – Round 12

Data from the current round led to updated information on the children of respondents. The affected variables and number of respondents are the following:

PUBID QNAMES YEARS VALUES
3703 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_DATE.01~M 2008 8
3703 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_DATE.01~M 2008 2000
3703 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_MONTH.01 2008 248
6056 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_DATE.02~M   2009 -4
6056 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_DATE.02~Y 2009 -4
6056 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_MONTH.02 2009 -4
6056 CV_CHILD_STATUS.02 2009 -4
1374 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_DATE.05~M 2009 -4
1374 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_DATE.05~Y  2009 -4
1374 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_MONTH.05      2009 -4
1374 CV_CHILD_STATUS.05                2009 -4
1374 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_DATE.03~M 2009 3
1374 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_DATE.03~Y   2009 2004
1374 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_MONTH.03 2009 291
1374 CV_CHILD_STATUS.03  2009 5
1374 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_DATE.04~M 2009 7
1374 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_DATE.04~Y 2009 2008
1374 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_MONTH.04  2009 343
1374 CV_CHILD_STATUS.04         2009 4
8778 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_DATE.01~Y 2009 1991
8778 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_MONTH.01  2009 143
5961 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_DATE.01~Y  2009 2007
5961 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_MONTH.01 2009 332
5961 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_DATE.02~M 2009 6
5961 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_DATE.02~Y 2009 2008
5961 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_MONTH.02 2009 342
5961 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_DATE.01~Y 2009 2004
5961 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_MONTH.01 2009 291
5961 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_DATE.02~M 2009 11
5961 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_MONTH.02 2009 251
5961 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_DATE.03~M 2009 6
5961 CV_CHILD_BIRTH_MONTH.03 2009 270

Last updated:  12/16/2013