Principal Investigator(s): Zelnick, Melvin; Kantner, John F.
This data collection contains information concerning the sexual experiences of young women aged 15-19 in the United States. Data were collected through personal interviews with a national sample of adolescent females. Information was collected concerning respondents' attitudes toward premarital sex, knowledge and use of contraceptives, and past or current pregnancies, if any. Respondents were also queried regarding their future educational and career plans. Demographic items include detailed information on the origin of the respondents' family.
Zelnick, Melvin, and John F. Kantner. National Survey of Adolescent Female Sexual Behavior, 1976. ICPSR08043-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2011-06-16. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08043.v2
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08043.v2
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: adolescents, birth control, birth rates, career goals, females, fertility, life plans, pregnancy, premarital sex, sexual attitudes, sexual awareness, sexual behavior, teenage pregnancies
Date of Collection:
Universe: Females aged 15-19 living in households in the continental United States.
Data Types: survey data
Sample: Multistage sample.
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Original ICPSR Release: 1984-03-18
- 2011-06-16 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.
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