National Survey of Family Growth, 2011-2013
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Webdoc: Online Codebook Documentation

This online documentation tool permits interactive access to the 2011-2013 NSFG codebook documentation for all 3 public use files. Links are provided to supplementary information, such as recode definitions (specifications) for each recoded variable. See the User's Guide for NSFG 2011-2013 for more information. To begin, click on the item of interest in the left-hand menu, or enter a search term in the box above.

Please see the "Search Tips" link for information on locating variable names with an underscore character (_).

Continuous NSFG, 2011-2013:

The National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) is conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), with the participation and funding support of 9 other programs of the US Department of Health and Human Services. The data in this codebook are from interviews conducted between September 2011 and September 2013.  Interviewing is ongoing and data from interviews conducted between September 2013 and September 2015 will be included in the next release.  Further details on how the survey was planned and conducted, reports of the findings from the survey, and contact information to obtain the public use data files, are available at the NSFG web site (or click on "NSFG Home" below).

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