Youth data for the third wave of the National Youth Survey
are contained in this data collection, which includes data for youth
interviewed in 1979 about events and behavior of the preceding year.
The first wave of this study was conducted in 1976 (ICPSR 8375) and the
second wave in 1977 (ICPSR 8424). Data were collected on the
demographic and socioeconomic status of respondents, disruptive events
in the home, youth aspirations, expectations for future goals, social
isolation, normlessness, labeling, perceived disapproval, attitudes
toward deviance, exposure and commitment to delinquent peers, sex
roles, attitudes toward sexual assault, interpersonal violence,
pressure for substance abuse by peers, exposure to substance abuse by
parents, self-reported delinquency, and drug and alcohol use.
Elliott, Delbert S. National Youth Survey [United States]: Wave III, 1978. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-09-10. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08506.v2
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United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. National Institute of Mental Health (MH27552)
United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (78-JN-AX-0003)
Users are reminded by the United States Department of Health and Human Services that these data are to be used solely for statistical analysis and reporting of aggregated information and not for the investigation of specific individuals or treatment facilities.
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