NLSY79 Children

NLS Youth '79 Child & Young Adult Cohort

Short Description: 
Biological children of women in the NLSY79
Short Title: 
NLSY79 Child and Young Adult
Long Name: 
National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 Child and Young Adult
Investigator URL: 
https://www.nlsinfo.org/investigator/pages/search?s=NLSCYA
Abbreviation: 
NLSCYA
Nav Title: 
NLSY79 Child/YA

Maternal Employment

Child Care During Childhood

Parenting Behavior and Attitudes

 

Child

Drawing on other studies in which scales of parent-child interaction and parenting were used, in 1994 the Child survey introduced the following types of parenting measures: 

Family Background

 

Child

Created variables

AGEMOMyyyy. AGE OF MOTHER OF CHILD AT DATE OF INTERVIEW
MAGEBIR. AGE OF MOTHER AT BIRTH OF CHILD
SAMPLE-ID. SAMPLE IDENTIFICATION CODE OF NLSY79 MOTHER
SAMPWT79. SAMPLING WEIGHT OF MOTHER  

Training

The Young Adult survey originally collected information about training received outside of regular schooling or the military, as well as about certificates, licenses and journeyman's cards. 

School Survey

Sample & Survey Design

School Discipline

Educational Attainment & School Enrollment

Retention

This section provides sample sizes for the number of times younger children and young adults of different ages have been interviewed over the life course of the survey.

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