NLSY97

NLS Youth '97 Cohort

National Longitudinal Survey of Youth - 1997 Cohort
Short Description: 
Men and women born in the years 1980-84
Short Title: 
NLS Youth 1997
Long Name: 
National Longitudinal Survey of Youth | 1997
Investigator URL: 
https://www.nlsinfo.org/investigator/pages/search.jsp?s=NLSY97
Abbreviation: 
NLSY97
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NLSY97

Over 25 Assets (Collapsed) - Appendix 5

Variables Created

  • CVC_HH_NET_WORTH_25 (total net worth)
  • CVC_HOUSE_VALUE_25 (value of owned housing)
  • CVC_HOUSE_DEBT_25 (amount of housing debt)
  • CVC_HOUSE_TYPE_25 (type of housing owned)
  • CVC_ASSETS_FINANCE_25 (value of financial assets)
  • CVC_ASSETS_NONFINANCE_25 (value of non-financial assets, excluding housing)
  • CVC_ASSETS_DEBT_25 (amount of debt, excluding housing)
  • CVC_ASSETS_RND_25 (round in which assets data were collected)

Errata for NLSY97 Round 3 Release

Due to its size, the errata list for the NLSY97 Round 3 release is provided in PDF form. Click here to download.

Errata for NLSY97 Round 4 Release

Data Release 4.2. Corrections and Changes to the NLSY97 Data Release 4.2 of the data.

Errata for NLSY97 Round 5 Release

R5 Errata affecting the August 2003 Release: Round 5 Schooling Created Variables

Errata for NLSY97 Round 6 Release

Significant changes made to the October 2004 Round 6 event history release 

1) Respondent race variable
The code block for the round 6 respondent race variable SYMBOL!KEY!RACE (S15284.00) is incorrect. The correct code block and frequencies for this variable are listed below.

Errata for NLSY97 Round 7 Release

Significant changes made between the round 6 event history release and the round 7 main release

Errata for NLSY97 Round 8 Release

Significant changes made between the October 2005 round 7 event history file release and the October 2006 round 8 file release

Errata for NLSY97 Round 9 Release

Significant changes made between the October 2006 round 8 event history file release and the September 2007 round 9 file release

1) Dropped case and sampling weight variables - Round 6 and Round 7
All data for case 316 in rounds 2 through 8 have been deleted, as interviewers discovered that the wrong person had been interviewed in those rounds. As a result, the sampling weight variables for those rounds were recomputed.

Errata for NLSY97 Round 10 Release

Significant changes made between the September 2007 round 9 release and the August 2008 round 10 release

1) Field Interviewer information variables - Round 9
Information on the field interviewer who last attempted round 9 non-interview cases was added for 1545 respondents in the following variables:

Errata for NLSY97 Round 11 Release

Significant changes made between the August 2008 round 10 release and the July 2009 round 11 release

1) Created child residence status - Round 10
New data led to updated information on the children of respondents. The affected variables and respondent Ids are the following:

Respondents 7523 and 7101
CV_CHILD_BIRTH_DATE.02~M/~Y
CV_CHILD_BIRTH_MONTH.02
CV_CHILD_STATUS.02 (Respondent 7101 only)
CV_BIO_CHILD_HH

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