National Survey of Adolescent Female Sexual Behavior, 1976 (ICPSR 8043)

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Melvin Zelnick; John F. Kantner

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08043.v2

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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 Kantner, John F. National Survey of Adolescent Female Sexual Behavior, 1976. Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2011-06-16. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08043.v2

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Multistage sample.

Females aged 15-19 living in households in the continental United States.

personal interviews

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1984-03-18

2018-02-15 The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented. The previous citation was:
  • 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

2011-06-16 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.

1984-03-18 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:

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