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Title: ECLS-K:2011 Second-Grade Hearing Evaluations Component Restricted-Use Data File
Description: Hearing evaluations were conducted on a subsample of study children in the fall second-grade round of data collection. The ECLS-K:2011 second-grade hearing evaluations component restricted-use data file includes all of the hearing evaluation data collected during the fall 2012 round, including: responses from children to a set of pre-test questions intended to identify conditions that might affect either how the evaluation should be conducted or how the results should be interpreted; results from otoscopy, a brief visual examination of the ear; results from tympanometry, an automated test of middle ear function; and results from pure tone air conduction audiometry. The hearing evaluations data are provided in an ASCII text file (K2011hearing2nd.DAT). A program that must be run in a statistical software package to input the ASCII text file and produce an analytic data file is provided in three formats: SAS, SPSS, and Stata. This file is intended to be used in conjunction with a main longitudinal restricted-use ECLS-K:2011 data file, for example the ECLS-K:2011 kindergarten-second grade restricted-use data file (NCES 2015-050).
Online Availability:
Cover Date: February 2016
Web Release: February 3, 2016
Publication #: NCES 2016183
Restricted Data Licenses
Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: Data File
Survey/Program Areas: Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Data File, please contact:
Gail M. Mulligan.