ERIC Number: ED160624
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Base Year, First, Second, and Third Follow-up. Data File Users Manual. Volume II. National Longitudinal Study.
Levinsohn, Jay; And Others
This Users Manual is the supporting documentation for the Public Use Data File from the National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972 (NLS). The data file contains certain merged data from the base year (1972), and first, second, and third follow-up NLS surveys for 22,652 cases. This volume contains only appendices K through Q, as follows: (K) Frequency Distributions for Base Year, First, Second, and Third Follow-up Questionnaire Data; (L) Subject Keyword Index; (M) Variable List with Tape Locations; (N) Specification and Use of Planning and Activity State Variables; (O) Composite Score Analysis: Ability Index, Socioeconomic Status Index, Some Psychological and Educational Construct Scales; (P) Bibliography of Papers Relating to Estimation of Variances of Survey Data and Examples of Estimation in NLS Analysis; and (Q) Alphabetic Responses for Third Follow-Up Questions. (Appendices A through J are contained in TM 007 563). (Author/CTM)
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Data Processing, Databases, Followup Studies, Graduate Surveys, High School Graduates, High School Students, High Schools, Higher Education, Item Analysis, Longitudinal Studies, National Surveys, Postsecondary Education, Questionnaires, Statistical Data, Statistical Surveys, Student Characteristics
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Educational Statistics (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Research Triangle Inst., Durham, NC. Center for Educational Research and Evaluation.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972