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National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health), 1994-2008: Education Transcript Data [Restricted Use, Enclave Only] (ICPSR 32421) RSS

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Summary:

The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health) is a longitudinal study of a nationally representative sample of adolescents in grades 7-12 in the United States during the 1994-1995 school year. The Add Health cohort has been followed into young adulthood with four in-home interviews, the most recent in 2008, when the sample was aged 24-32. The additional files contained in this component of the Add Health project are from the Adolescent Health and Academic Achievement (AHAA) study and provide an opportunity to examine the effects of education on adolescent behavior, academic achievement, and cognitive and psychosocial development in the 1990s. The AHAA study contributes to Add Health by providing the high school transcripts of Add Health Wave III sample members. The AHAA data provides indicators of (1) educational achievement, (2) course taking patterns, (3) curricular exposure, and (4) educational contexts within and between schools, all of which can be linked to the Add Health survey data.

Access Notes

  • This data collection has been deaccessioned; it is no longer distributed by ICPSR. Additional information may be available in Data Collection Notes.

    2014-06-30 This study has been deaccessioned and is no longer distributed by ICPSR or DSDR.
  • One or more files in this study are not available for download due to special restrictions; consult the restrictions note to learn more.

    These data are enclave-only and may only be accessed at ICPSR's location in Ann Arbor, MI. Users wishing to view these data must first contact DSDR, complete a Restricted Data Use Agreement (available as part of the documentation for this study), and receive permission to analyze the files before traveling to Ann Arbor. More information may be found at ICPSR's Enclave Data Web site.

  • Data Sharing for Demographic ResearchThis study is maintained and distributed by Data Sharing and Demographic Research, a project funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD).

Study Description

Citation

Harris, Kathleen Mullan, J. Richard Udry, and Chandra Muller. National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health), 1994-2008: Education Transcript Data [Restricted Use, Enclave Only]. ICPSR32421-v1. Chapel Hill, NC: Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill/Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributors], 2011-12-21. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR32421.v1

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (P01-HD31921)
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. National Cancer Institute
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. National Institute of General Medical Sciences
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. National Institute of Mental Health
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. National Institute of Nursing Research
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. Office of AIDS Research
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. Office of Research on Women's Health
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Public Health and Science. Office of Population Affairs
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Public Health and Science. Office of Minority Health
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
  • National Science Foundation

Scope of Study

Methodology

Study Purpose:   The Adolescent Health and Academic Achievement (AHAA) study provides an opportunity to examine the effects of education on adolescent behavior, academic achievement, and cognitive and psychosocial development in the 1990s.

Sample:   Wave I, Stage 1 School sample: stratified, random sample of all high schools in the United States. A school was eligible for the sample if it included an 11th grade and had a minimum enrollment of 30 students. A feeder school, a school that sent graduates to the high school and that included a 7th grade, was also recruited from the community. Wave I, Stage 2: An in-home sample of 20,745 adolescents consisting of a core sample from each community plus selected special oversamples was interviewed in 1995. Eligibility for the oversamples was determined by the adolescent's responses on the In-School Questionnaire. Adolescents could qualify for more than one sample. At Wave II, respondents who were in grades 7-11 at Wave I were re-interviewed. Wave III: The in-home Wave III sample consists of Wave I respondents who could be located and re-interviewed six years later. Wave III also collected High School Transcript Release Forms to be used for the AHAA study. At Wave IV, 15,701 Wave I respondents were re-interviewed in 2008.

Mode of Data Collection:   record abstracts

Data Source:

High school course transcripts

Extent of Processing:  ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Performed consistency checks.
  • Standardized missing values.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

Version(s)

Original ICPSR Release:  

Version History:

  • 2012-09-10 The following three pages have been added to the Restricted Data Use Agreement for this study: a "General Information and Checklists" page, a "Using the Add Health Transcript Data in the ICPSR-DSDR Secure Data Enclave" page, and a page titled "ATTACHMENT A: Output Disclosure Risk Checks."