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Title:  2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy Public-Use Data File Userís Guide
Description: The U.S. Department of Educationís National Center for Education Statistics has updated the household and prison public-use data files for the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy and the 1992 National Adult Literacy Survey. The accompanying 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy Public-Use Data File User's Guide explains how the data was collected and how it can be analyzed and includes codebooks for the datasets as well as instructions for using AM Software to analyze the data. The data derive from one-on-one interviews with adults in homes and prisons across the United States. Household interviews were conducted in 2003 and prison interviews were conducted in 2004. The household sample was multi-stage and selected on the basis of Census-defined geographical areas, while the prison sample was institution-based.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: March 2007
Web Release: March 20, 2007
Print Release:
Publication #: NCES 2007464
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: Data File
Survey/Program Areas: National Assessments of Adult Literacy (NAAL)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Data File, please contact:
NCES WebMaster.