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Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study (ICPSR 180) RSS

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Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study, also called "The Survey of New Parents," follows a birth cohort of (mostly) unwed parents and their children over a five-year period. The study is designed to provide new information on the capabilities and relationships of unwed parents, as well as the effects of policies on family formation and child wellbeing.

Access Notes

  • This data collection has been deaccessioned; it is no longer distributed by ICPSR. The data are currently available at Fragile Families Home Page.

Study Description


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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   children, cognitive functioning, emotional development, families, family life, fathers, health status, home environment, mothers, neighborhood characteristics, neighborhoods, parents, policy making, social networks, unwed mothers

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Data Collection Notes:

These data are not available from ICPSR. Users should consult the data owners directly for details on obtaining the data and documentation



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