The NSFH was designed to provide a broad range of information
on family life to serve as a resource for research across disciplinary
perspectives. A considerable amount of life-history information was collected,
including: the respondent's family living arrangements in childhood,
departures and returns to the parental home, and histories of marriage,
cohabitation, education, fertility, and employment. The design permits
the detailed description of past and current living arrangements and
other characteristics and experiences, as well as the analysis of the
consequences of earlier patterns on current states, marital and parenting
relationships, kin contact, and economic and psychological well-being.
Interviews were conducted in 1987-88, 1992-94, and 2001-2003.
Online Tool/BADGIR: Search for variables of interest and create custom extracts in SAS, SPSS, STATA, Excel and raw ASCII format.
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National Survey of Families and Households
Center for Demography
University of Wisconsin
1180 Observatory Drive, Rm 4412
Madison, WI 53706-1393
Phone: (608) 262-9836 or (608) 265-3937
Fax: (608) 262-8400