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ERIC Number: ED175923
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Tabular Summary of the Third Follow-Up Questionnaire Data. Volume 1 [and] Volume 2 [and] Volume 3 [and] Volume 4. Sponsored Report Series NCES 79-228.
Peng, Samuel S.; And Others
Tabular summaries of the 153 numerical responses to the Second Followup Questionnaire items of the National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972 are presented--20,872 individuals responded. These items summarize participants' educational experiences and occupational attainments from October 1973 to October 1974; continuing or revised plans about education, training, military service, and jobs; and aspirations, attitudes, and opinions. Results are given for the total sample as well as for subpopulations defined by the following classification variables: sex, race, ability, socioeconomic status (SES), high school curriculum, geographical region, sex-by-race, sex-by-ability, sex-by-SES, sex-by-high school program, sex-by-region, race-by-ability, race-by-SES, race-by-high school program, and race-by-region. Actual and weighted subpopulation sizes are presented along with the percent distributions of responses for each item for these classification variables. The percentages are based upon valid responses only; invalid responses are defined by a standard error code and are presented separately. Responses were weighted to express results as population estimates, and to estimate the sampling reliability. (The Third Followup Questionnaire is included.) (Author/CP)
Descriptors: Achievement, Aspiration, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Educational Attitudes, Employment, Failure, Followup Studies, Graduate Surveys, High School Graduates, High Schools, Item Analysis, Longitudinal Studies, National Surveys, Participant Characteristics, Postsecondary Education, Questionnaires, Statistical Data, Tables (Data), Weighted Scores, Work Attitudes, Work Experience
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 017-080-01984-1)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Tests/Questionnaires
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Sponsor: National Center for Education Statistics (DHEW), 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