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Title:  NELS:88 Base Year Sample Design Report
Description: Using all 4 NELS:88 surveys, this technical report will provide a detailed review of the base year sample design, including both school and student selection, construction of the sampling frame, selection procedures, replacement procedures for ineligible and noncooperating schools, and basic weighting procedures. The report is organized into a description of the longitudinal studies program, an overview of the base year study, a detailed description of sample design and implementation, sample weights, unit nonresponse analysis; standard errors and design effects, and an evaluation of the overall sample design. This report will be of interest primarily to researchers and policy analysts who are users of the NELS:88 base year data.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: September 1990
Web Release: September 10, 1990
Print Release:
Publication #: NCES 90463
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: Technical/Methodological Report
Survey/Program Areas: National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Technical/Methodological Report, please contact:
NCES WebMaster.