NLSY79

NLS Youth '79 Cohort

National Longitudinal Survey of Youth - 1979 Cohort
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Men and women born in the years 1957-64
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NLS Youth 1979
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National Longitudinal Survey of Youth | 1979
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NLSY79
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Attachment 104, Part C: 1983 Consolidated MSAs and Associated Primary MSAs (CMSAs and PMSAs)

SOURCE: 1983 MSA, CMSA, PMSA, and NECMA codes were taken from the 1983 County and City Data Book, Appendix A. These are included in the 1983-96 NLSY79 geocode files.

Attachment 104, Part B: 1983 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs)

SOURCE: 1983 MSA, CMSA, PMSA, and NECMA codes were taken from the 1983 County and City Data Book, Appendix A. These are included in the 1983-96 NLSY79 geocode files.

Attachment 104, Part A: 1981 Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas (SMSAs)

SOURCE: 1981 SMSA codes are taken from the October 1981 issue of the Statistical Reporter. These are included in the 1979-82 NLSY79 geocode data files.

 

NLSY79 Appendix 21: Attitudinal Scales

The NLSY79 dataset features several attitudinal scale scores. To help researchers utilize these data more easily, summary score variables for the following scales have now been constructed:

Attachment 100: Geographic Regions

States by Region

Census Division States
Region 1:
Northeast
Connecticut
Maine
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Vermont
Region 2:

NLSY79 Appendix 20: Round 20 (2002) Early Bird and Income Recall Experiments

Two experiments were implemented with the round 20 (2002) survey. Each is described in more detail below.

 

NLSY79 Appendix 19: SF-12 Health Scale Scoring

The SF-12, which stands for short-form 12-question, is a brief inventory of self-reported mental and physical health.

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