National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 Child and Young Adult

The NLSY79 Child and Young Adult cohort is a longitudinal project that follows the biological children of the women in the NLSY79. As of 2020, more than 10,000 children had been interviewed in at least one survey round. To date, a total of 11,551 children have been identified as born to interviewed NLSY79 mothers. Data are now available from 1986 to 2020, representing 16 survey rounds for the child sample and 14 for young adults in that time span.