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|Cohort||Round||Total Sample Interviewed||Retention Rate (%)||Description|
Retention rate is calculated by dividing the number of respondents interviewed in Round 19 by the number of respondents first interviewed in Round 1 (1997). The number of respondents eligible for the interview (including deceased respondents) was 8,984 beginning in Round 1 (1997).
This table provides Retention Rates in the NLSY97 by sample types and gender for all rounds.
Retention rate is calculated by dividing the number of respondents interviewed by the number of respondents remaining eligible for interview. All 1979 (round 1) respondents including those reported as deceased are eligible for interviews, with the exception of those who have been permanently dropped from the sample. In the round 28 (2018) survey, 6,878 civilian and military respondents out of the 9,964 eligible were interviewed, for an overall retention rate of 69.0 percent.
This table provides Retention Rates in the NLSY79 by sample types for all rounds.
|Cohort||Round||Total Not Interviewed||Refusal||Deceased||Not Locatable||Others|
Last Modified Date: March 23, 2022