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Data Files + Documentation

An icon of an ascending line graphRestricted-Use Data License

Researchers must obtain a restricted-use license to access restricted-use files. For more information, please go to As an alternative, DataLab can be used to create tables and regressions.

An icon of a vertical bar graphPublic Use Data

There are no public-use data files for the 2003–04 SASS, the 2004–05 TFS, the 2007–08 SASS, the 2008–09 TFS, the 2008–09 PDF, the 2011–12 SASS, 2012–13 TFS, the 2012–13 PFS, or NTPS.


Public-Use Data are available for download using the EDAT application. The EDAT application will ask you to identify the year and survey you want to download. Next, you will be able to select the variables within the file for download. After you have selected the variables for download, EDAT can create the programming code to bring the data into many different statistical analysis packages. Select the download option and indicate the type of file you want to work with (e.g. SPSS, SAS, Stata, R, or SUDAAN). There are also options to keep the data in ASCII form or to bring the data into a comma-separated value (CSV) format. To access the data through EDAT, click here.

Data for the following cycles of SASS and TFS are available in EDAT:

  • 1999–2000 SASS and 2000–01 TFS

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