Technical Paper NSAF Public Use File User's Guide
Natalie Abi-Habib, Adam Safir, Timothy Triplett
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This report provides documentation for the 1997-2002 NSAF Public Use Files, each set of which includes data on approximately 42,000 households, yielding information on over 100,000 people. This report gives an overview of the survey, describes the sample design and methodology used, and discusses the limitations on use of the survey data. After providing an overview of the NSAF data, it also describes how to use the data files, and offers instructions and examples on how to use the NSAF survey weights.
Research Areas Health and health care Families Children and youth
Tags Economic well-being Family structure Children's health and development