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Title: 1992 National Adult Literacy Survey
Description: General overview of the survey including: definitions of literacy, sample design and weighting, the survey instrument, scaling and proficiency estimates, and establishing literacy levels. NOTE, this working paper has been rereleased as a chapter in Technical Report and Data File Users Manual for the 1992 National Adult Literacy Survey (NCES 2001457).
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Cover Date: June 2000
Web Release: May 5, 1999
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Publication #: NCES 199909
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Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: Working Paper
  Working Papers provide preliminary analysis of substantive, technical, and methodological issues. They are works in progress that are presented to promote the sharing of valuable work experience and knowledge. These papers have not undergone a rigorous review for consistency with NCES standards.
Survey/Program Areas: National Assessments of Adult Literacy (NAAL)
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