Questionnaire Public Report 11/20/2012 08:17:52 AM Cohort: National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997 Round: Parent Questionnaire Instrument : PARENT
1. #### Child Family Background

 PC12-001 [] Section: Child Family Background

([youth's age as of 12/31/96()] >= 14)

COMMENT: is this youth's age on 12/31/96 >= 14?

If Answer = 1 Then Go To
PC12-029

 Default Next: PC12-002

 PC12-002 [] Section: Child Family Background

Now I would like to ask you some questions about how decisions are made concerning [name of youth()]'s activities.

 Default Next: PC12-003 Lead-In: PC12-001 [Default]

 PC12-003 [] Section: Child Family Background

I'm going to talk about some things parents often make rules about. Please tell me whether you make rules about these things, or does [name of youth()] decide for [youth himself/herself()]?

... how late [name of youth()] can stay out at night.

 1   Parent makes rules 2   Child decides for self 3   Child and Parent decide jointly

 Default Next: PC12-004 Lead-In: PC12-002 [Default]

 PC12-004 [] Section: Child Family Background

... what kinds of tv shows and movies [name of youth()] can watch.

 1   Parent makes rules 2   Child decides for self 3   Child and Parent decide jointly

 Default Next: PC12-005 Lead-In: PC12-003 [Default]

 PC12-005 [] Section: Child Family Background

... who [name of youth()] can hang out with.

 1   Parent makes rules 2   Child decides for self 3   Child and Parent decide jointly

 Default Next: PC12-006 Lead-In: PC12-004 [Default]

 PC12-006 [] Section: Child Family Background

([PC12-003()] = 2) AND ([PC12-004()] = 2) AND ([PC12-005()] = 2)

COMMENT: if "child decides for self" selected for all activities, skip out

If Answer = 1 Then Go To
PC12-019

 Default Next: PC12-009 Lead-In: PC12-005 [Default]

 PC12-009 [] Section: Child Family Background

(([PC12-003()] = 1) OR ([PC12-003()] = 3))

COMMENT: was first q answered "parent makes rules" or "parents and child decide jointly"?

If Answer = 1 Then Go To
PC12-010

 Default Next: PC12-011 Lead-In: PC12-006 [Default]

 PC12-010 [] Section: Child Family Background

In the past 30 days, how many times do you think [name of youth()] has broken the rules about ...

... how late [he/she youth()] can stay out at night.

 Enter Number:

 Default Next: PC12-011 Lead-In: PC12-009 [1:1]

 PC12-011 [] Section: Child Family Background

(([PC12-004()] = 1) OR ([PC12-004()] = 3))

COMMENT: was first q answered "parent makes rules" or "parents and child decide jointly"?

If Answer = 1 Then Go To
PC12-012

 Default Next: PC12-012A Lead-In: PC12-009 [Default], PC12-010 [Default]

 PC12-012 [] Section: Child Family Background

In the past 30 days, how many times do you think [name of youth()] has broken the rules about ...

... what kinds of tv shows and movies [he/she youth()] can watch.

 Enter Number:

 Default Next: PC12-012A Lead-In: PC12-011 [1:1]

 PC12-012A [] Section: Child Family Background

(([PC12-005()] = 1) OR ([PC12-005()] = 3))

COMMENT: was first q answered "parent makes rules" or "parents and child decide jointly"?

If Answer = 1 Then Go To
PC12-012B

 Default Next: PC12-013 Lead-In: PC12-011 [Default], PC12-012 [Default]

 PC12-012B [] Section: Child Family Background

In the past 30 days, how many times do you think [name of youth()] has broken the rules about ...

... who [name of youth()] can hang out with.

 Enter Number:

 Default Next: PC12-013 Lead-In: PC12-012A [1:1]

 PC12-013 [] Section: Child Family Background

If you found out that [name of youth()] broke a rule, who would most likely talk to [name of youth()] about it?

 1   Responding parent 2   Other parent in this household 3   Both parents in this household (together) 4   Mom who lives somewhere else 5   Dad who lives somewhere else 6   Someone else (SPECIFY) 7   No one

 Default Next: PC12-019 Lead-In: PC12-012A [Default], PC12-012B [Default]

 PC12-019 [] Section: Child Family Background

The next few items describe children. For each item, please indicate how well it describes [name of youth()] DURING THE PAST 6 MONTHS. Is it not true, sometimes true, or often true of [him/her youth()]? Please answer all items as well as you can even if some do not seem to apply to [him/her youth()].

 Default Next: PC12-020 Lead-In: PC12-006 [1:1], PC12-013 [Default]

 PC12-020 [] Section: Child Family Background

([gender of youth()] = 2)

COMMENT: is this youth female?

If Answer = 1 Then Go To
PC12-021

 Default Next: PC12-025 Lead-In: PC12-019 [Default]

 PC12-021 [] Section: Child Family Background

{youth.name()} lies or cheats.

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 0   Not true 1   Sometimes true 2   Often true

 Default Next: PC12-022 Lead-In: PC12-020 [1:1]

 PC12-022 [] Section: Child Family Background

{youth.name()}'s school work is poor.

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 0   Not true 1   Sometimes true 2   Often true

 Default Next: PC12-023 Lead-In: PC12-021 [Default]

 PC12-023 [] Section: Child Family Background

{youth.name()} has trouble sleeping.

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 0   Not true 1   Sometimes true 2   Often true

 Default Next: PC12-024 Lead-In: PC12-022 [Default]

 PC12-024 [] Section: Child Family Background

{youth.name()} is unhappy, sad or depressed.

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 0   Not true 1   Sometimes true 2   Often true

 Default Next: PC12-029 Lead-In: PC12-023 [Default]

 PC12-025 [] Section: Child Family Background

{youth.name()} can't concentrate or pay attention for long.

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 0   Not true 1   Sometimes true 2   Often true

 Default Next: PC12-026 Lead-In: PC12-020 [Default]

 PC12-026 [] Section: Child Family Background

{youth.name()} lies or cheats.

Copyright Items: TM Achenbach. Reproduced by Permission

 0   Not true 1   Sometimes true 2   Often true

 Default Next: PC12-027 Lead-In: PC12-025 [Default]

 PC12-027 [] Section: Child Family Background

{youth.name()} doesn't get along with other kids.

Copyright Items: TM Achenbach. Reproduced by Permission

 0   Not true 1   Sometimes true 2   Often true

 Default Next: PC12-028 Lead-In: PC12-026 [Default]

 PC12-028 [] Section: Child Family Background

{youth.name()} is unhappy, sad or depressed.

Copyright Items: TM Achenbach. Reproduced by Permission

 0   Not true 1   Sometimes true 2   Often true

 Default Next: PC12-029 Lead-In: PC12-027 [Default]

 PC12-029 [] Section: Child Family Background

([youth's biological parent who is non-resident, non-responding, and not deceased()] = 1) and ([same resp parent()] = 0)

COMMENT: does this youth have a responding bio parent and a nonres bio parent who is not deceased AND is not the same as a previous youth's

If Answer = 1 Then Go To
PC12-030

 Default Next: PC-NEXT-CHILD Lead-In: PC12-001 [1:1], PC12-024 [Default], PC12-028 [Default]

 PC12-030 [] Section: Child Family Background

Now I would like to ask you about your contact with [name of youth()]'s [mother/father()]. In the past year, how many times have you spoken with [name of youth()]'s [mother/father()] either face-to-face or on the phone?

 Enter Number:
PC-NEXT-CHILD

 Default Next: PC12-031 Lead-In: PC12-029 [1:1]

 PC12-031 [] Section: Child Family Background

(HAND CARD R)

Overall, would you say YOUR behavior towards [him/her()] is ...

 7   Very friendly 6   Friendly 5   Mixed -- more friendly than unfriendly 4   Neutral 3   Mixed -- more unfriendly than friendly 2   Unfriendly 1   Very unfriendly 0   As hostile as you can imagine

 Default Next: PC12-032 Lead-In: PC12-030 [Default]

 PC12-032 [] Section: Child Family Background

(HAND CARD R)

How about [his/her()] behavior towards you?

 7   Very friendly 6   Friendly 5   Mixed -- more friendly than unfriendly 4   Neutral 3   Mixed -- more unfriendly than friendly 2   Unfriendly 1   Very unfriendly 0   As hostile as you can imagine

 Default Next: PC-NEXT-CHILD Lead-In: PC12-031 [Default]

 PC-NEXT-CHILD [] Section: Child Family Background

INTERVIEWER: YOU HAVE FINISHED ALL QUESTIONS ABOUT
[name of youth()].

 Default Next: PC-LOOP-END Lead-In: PC12-030 [-2:0], PC12-029 [Default], PC12-032 [Default]