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NLS Young Women Cohort User's Guide 2001


The NLS Young Women Cohort User's Guide 2001 is an informational guide to the National Longitudinal Survey of Young Women (NLSYW). The guide includes descriptions of the survey sample, data collection efforts, and survey questionnaires. Researchers may be particularly interested in the guide’s detailed discussions of major data elements, such as employment, education, training, and marital history, in the NLSYW.

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Guide as 1 PDF: (181 pages) [769K]

Contents of NLSYW User's Guide 2001

Cover Page, Preface, Acknowledgements, Table of Contents (7 pages) [26 KB]

Chapter 1: Introduction (9 pages) [35K]

Chapter 2: Sample Design & Fielding Procedures (17 Pages) [90K]

Chapter 3: Guide to the NLSYW Data (21 pages) [129K]

Chapter 4: Topical Guide to the NLSYW (109 pages) [480K]

    4.1
    4.2
    4.3
    4.4
    4.5
    4.6
    4.7
    4.8
    4.9
    4.10
    4.11
    4.12
    4.13
    4.14
    4.15
    4.16
    4.17
    4.18
    4.19
    4.20
    4.21
    4.22
    4.23
    4.24
    4.25
    4.26
    4.27
    4.28
    4.29
    4.30
    4.31
    4.32
    4.33

    Age
    Alcohol Use
    Aptitude, Achievement & Intelligence Scores
    Attitudes & Expectations
    Child Care
    Cigarette Use
    Class of Worker
    Crime, Delinquency & School Discipline
    Discrimination
    Educational Status & Attainment
    Family Background
    Fertility
    Fringe Benefits
    Geographic Residence & Environmental Characteristics
    Health
    High School Survey & College Information
    Household Composition
    Income & Assets
    Industries
    Job Characteristics Index
    Job Satisfaction
    Job Search
    Labor Force Status
    Marital Status & Marital Transitions
    Occupations & Occupational Prestige Indices
    Pension Benefits & Pension Plans
    Public Assistance Support Sources
    Race, Ethnicity & Nationality
    Social Security & Disability
    Training
    Transfers
    Wages
    Work Experience

Appendices (14 pages) [51K]

Index (4 pages) [26K]

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Last Modified Date: November 29, 2005