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Title:  USER'S MANUAL: NELS:88 First Follow-Up School Component Data Files
Description: This manual will be produced to familiarize data users and others with the procedures followed for data collection and processing of the National Education Longitudinal Study first follow-up survey, and to provide necessary documentation for use of the school data file.Contents will include an overview of the study and historical perspective on the longitudinal studies program, information about related studies and data files, a description of data collection instruments, a description of the sample design and implementation, an account of data collection, preparation and processing. In addition, a detailed guide to the data file and codebook will be provided, including information on the construction of the composite variables, guidelines for use of statistical analysis packages, and record layout, as well as presenting the codebook itself and the survey instruments.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: July 1992
Web Release: July 6, 1992
Print Release:
Publication #: NCES 92084
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: Data File
Survey/Program Areas: National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Data File, please contact:
Elise Christopher.