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The Resource National Survey of Families and Households : Wave I, 1987-1988, and Wave II, 1992-1994, Larry L. Bumpass, James A. Sweet, (electronic resource)

National Survey of Families and Households : Wave I, 1987-1988, and Wave II, 1992-1994, Larry L. Bumpass, James A. Sweet, (electronic resource)

Label
National Survey of Families and Households : Wave I, 1987-1988, and Wave II, 1992-1994
Title
National Survey of Families and Households
Title remainder
Wave I, 1987-1988, and Wave II, 1992-1994
Statement of responsibility
Larry L. Bumpass, James A. Sweet
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The National Survey of Families and Households (NSFH) provides data on the family experience in the United States. At a time when the range of family structures is becoming more and more diverse, this study permits a close examination of the resulting family compositions and household operations. Data were gathered on the composition of families, family background, and on the relationship of household members to each other, including marriage, separation, and divorce histories, adoption, child custody arrangements, and stepfamily relations. Respondents were also asked about the quality of their relationships with their parents, children, and in-laws. Information on economic well-being is also provided, including earnings from wages, self-employment income, interest, dividends, investments, pensions, Social Security, public assistance, and child support/alimony. Demographic variables include sex, age, and marital status. For Wave I of the NSFH, which was conducted from March 1987 through May 1988, one adult, the primary respondent, was chosen from each of the households in the sample. In addition to the main interview conducted with the primary respondent, a shorter, self-administered questionnaire was given to the spouse or cohabiting partner of the primary respondent. The NSFH Wave I sample was reinterviewed for the second wave of the survey, which was conducted from 1992 through August of 1994. The Wave II survey included the following components: (1) an interview of all surviving members of the original sample via face-to-face personal interview, (2) a personal interview with the current spouse or cohabiting partner almost identical to the interview with the main respondent, (3) a personal interview with the original spouse or partner of the primary respondent in cases where this relationship had ended, (4) a telephone interview with ''focal children'' who were ori... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06906
Member of
Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
ICPSR
Characteristic
combination
Geographic coverage
United States.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bumpass, Larry L
  • Sweet, James A
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
  • ICPSR
  • National Survey of Families and Households Series
Series volume
  • 6906
  • 6906
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adoption
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Divorce
  • Education
  • Experience
  • Families
  • Family life
  • Family relationships
  • Family structure
  • Fertility
  • Financial assets
  • Household composition
  • Income
  • Job history
  • Life events
  • Life history
  • Living arrangements
  • Marital relationships
  • Parental attitudes
  • Psychological wellbeing
  • Social contact
  • Stepfamilies
  • Wages and salaries
Target audience
specialized
Label
National Survey of Families and Households : Wave I, 1987-1988, and Wave II, 1992-1994, Larry L. Bumpass, James A. Sweet, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Wave I Data; Part 2: Wave II Main Data for Primary Respondent; Part 3: Wave II Main Data for Current Spouse/Partner; Part 4: Wave II Main Data for Ex-Spouse/Partner; Part 5: Wave II Self-Enumerated Data for Primary Respondent; Part 6: Wave II Self-Enumerated Data for Current Spouse/Partner; Part 7: Wave II Self-Enumerated Data for Ex-Spouse/Partner; Part 8: Wave II Status Data; Part 9: Wave II Constructed Variables Data for PrimaryRespondent; Part 10: Wave II Constructed Variables Data for CurrentSpouse/Partner; Part 11: Wave II Constructed Variables Data for Ex-Spouse/Partner; Part 12: Wave II Best Measures Income Data; Part 13: Wave II Parent Data; Part 14: Wave II Data for Younger Child; Part 15: Wave II Data for Older Child; Part 16: Wave II Proxy Data
Control code
MIU01000000000000005049021
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
ICPSR version.
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to the general public
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR06906
  • (OCoLC)ocm61158331
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR06906
  • (OCoLC)ocm61158331
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
16 data files + machine-readable documentation (text) + SAS data definition statements + SPSS data definition statements + data collection instruments.
Label
National Survey of Families and Households : Wave I, 1987-1988, and Wave II, 1992-1994, Larry L. Bumpass, James A. Sweet, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Wave I Data; Part 2: Wave II Main Data for Primary Respondent; Part 3: Wave II Main Data for Current Spouse/Partner; Part 4: Wave II Main Data for Ex-Spouse/Partner; Part 5: Wave II Self-Enumerated Data for Primary Respondent; Part 6: Wave II Self-Enumerated Data for Current Spouse/Partner; Part 7: Wave II Self-Enumerated Data for Ex-Spouse/Partner; Part 8: Wave II Status Data; Part 9: Wave II Constructed Variables Data for PrimaryRespondent; Part 10: Wave II Constructed Variables Data for CurrentSpouse/Partner; Part 11: Wave II Constructed Variables Data for Ex-Spouse/Partner; Part 12: Wave II Best Measures Income Data; Part 13: Wave II Parent Data; Part 14: Wave II Data for Younger Child; Part 15: Wave II Data for Older Child; Part 16: Wave II Proxy Data
Control code
MIU01000000000000005049021
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
ICPSR version.
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to the general public
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR06906
  • (OCoLC)ocm61158331
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR06906
  • (OCoLC)ocm61158331
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
16 data files + machine-readable documentation (text) + SAS data definition statements + SPSS data definition statements + data collection instruments.

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