NLSY79 Children

NLS Youth '79 Child & Young Adult Cohort

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Biological children of women in the NLSY79
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NLSY79 Child and Young Adult
Long Name: 
National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 Child and Young Adult
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NLSY79 Child/YA

Aptitude, Achievement & Intelligence Scores

The NLSY79 Child surveys contain a wide range of detailed assessment information about the children of female respondents. Since 1986, a battery of child cognitive, socio-emotional, and physiological assessments has been administered biennially for age appropriate children. Assessments related to aptitude, achievement, and cognitive ability are listed below.

Introduction to the CAPI Questionnaires and CAPI Assessments (2004-present)

From 2004-present, all Child survey instruments have been administered using Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing. The information in the links below pertains to all surveys from 2004-present.


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