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Title:  Technical Report and Data File Users Manual for the 1992 National Adult Literacy Survey
Description: The National Adult Literacy Survey, conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), was designed to measure the nature and extent of literacy skills among the adult population, age 16 and older. The “Technical Report and Data File User’s Manual For the 1992 National Adult Literacy Survey” provides details on the sample design, weighting, scaling, treatment of missing data, instrument development, data collection, data analysis, and description of various literacy levels for the assessment. The Technical report also provides sample SAS and SPSS programs used to implement the jackknife procedure to estimate standard errors.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: June 2000
Web Release: April 11, 2000
Print Release: January 23, 2000
Publication #: NCES 2001457
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Center/Program: NCES
Authors: I. Kirsch, K. Yamamoto, N. Norris, D. Rock, A. Jungeblut, P. O’Reilly, A. Campbell, L. Jenkins, A. Kolstad, M. Berlin, L. Mohadjer, J. Waksberg, H. Goksel, J. Burke, S. Rieger, J. Green, M. Klein, P. Mosenthal, S. Baldi
Type of Product: User's Manual/Data File Documentation
Survey/Program Areas: National Assessments of Adult Literacy (NAAL)
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Questions: For questions about the content of this User's Manual/Data File Documentation, please contact:
Andrew J. Kolstad.
 
 
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