YDS ORIGINAL COHORT DATA ARCHIVE CODEBOOK


INSTRUCTIONS

You may access information about the YDS original cohort surveys in two ways.

Domain List:      To see the questions asked in each variable domain (for example, education, employment, etc.), click the section title below under each wave's codebook. You can see each of the question(s) and response options. By clicking on the specific questions that interest you, you will reach the cross-waves listing to find the waves (years) it was included in the survey.

Cross-wave Variable List:      Or you can go directly to the links on the left side of this page to examine the availability of the questions across waves. You may then click on the section number (e.g, E1) for each wave to see the actual questions asked and the response options.

For questions and information about access to the data, contact Professor Jeylan T. Mortimer, Principal Investigator.



CUMULATIVE THROUGH THE WAVES
Life, Work History, and Volunteer Data


CODEBOOK WAVE 19 (2011)
C. Education
D. Employment
E. Finances
F. Family Relationships
G. My Children
H. My Father, Stepfather, or Male Guardian
I. My Mother, Stepmother, or Female Guardian
J. Friends
K. Life Events
L. Myself
M. Rule Breaking and Substance Use
N. Volunteering
O. Civic Participation
P. Race and Ethnicity


CODEBOOK WAVE 18 (2009)
C. Education
D. Employment
E. Finances
F. Family Relationships
G. Friends
H. Life Events
I. Myself
J. Rule Breaking and Substance Abuse
K. Volunteering
L. Civic Participation
M. Race and Ethnicity


CODEBOOK WAVE 17 (2007)
C. Education
D. Employment
E. Finances
F. Family Relationships
G. Rule Breaking/Substance Abuse
H. Myself
I. Volunteering
J. Political Attitudes


CODEBOOK WAVE 16 (2005)
C. Education
D. Employment
E. Finances
F. Family Relationships
G. Friends
H. Life Events
I. Myself
J. Drinking and Smoking
K. Volunteering
L. Civic Participation



CODEBOOK WAVE 15 (2004)
C. Education
D. Employment
E. Finances
F. Volunteering
G. Family Relationships
H. Life Events
I. Myself
J. Race and Religion
K. Political Participation



CODEBOOK WAVE 14 (2003)
C. Education
D. Employment
E. Finances
F. Volunteering
G. Family Relationships
H. Life Events
I. Myself



CODEBOOK WAVE 13 (2002)
C. Education
D. Employment
E. Finances
F. Volunteering
G. Family Relationships
H. Life Events
I. Myself
J. Political Participation



CODEBOOK WAVE 12 (2000)
C. Education
D. Employment
E. Finances
F. Volunteering
G. Relationships
H. Friends
I. Religion
J. Life Events
K. Myself
L. Drinking and Smoking
M. Sports and High School
N. Political Participation
O. Computers and the Internet



CODEBOOK WAVE 11 (1999)
C. Family
D. Education
E. Work
F. Economic Support
G. Myself
H. Environment
I. Health
J. Discrimination Problems
K. Work Problems
L.Rule Breaking



CODEBOOK WAVE 10 (1998)
C. Family
D. Education
E. Work
F. Economic Support
G. Myself
H. Environment
I. Health
J. Work Problems
K. Rule Breaking



CODEBOOK WAVE 9 (1997)
C. Family
D. Education
E. Work
F. Economic Support



CODEBOOK WAVE 8 (1995)
C. Education
D. Work
E. Work and Friendships
F. Volunteering
G. Family
H. Friends
I. Plans for the future
J. Religion
K. Life Events
L. Myself
M. Drinking and Smoking



CODEBOOK WAVE 7 (1994)
C. Family
D. Education
E. Work
F. Volunteering



CODEBOOK WAVE 6 (1993)
C. Family
D. Education
E. Work
F. Volunteering



CODEBOOK WAVE 5 (1992)
C. Family
D. Education
E. Work



CODEBOOK WAVE 4 (1991)
A. School
B. Friends
D. What I Look for in a Job
E. Thinking about the Future
F. Volunteer and Paid Work
G. Work and School
H. Work and Friendships
I. My Job and My Family
J. Drinking and Smoking
K. Feelings About Myself
L. Work at Home
M. My Parents (Male Guardian Who Lives with Me)
N. My Parents (Female Guardian Who Lives with Me)
O. My Parents (Father Who Does Not Live with Me)
P. My Parents (Mother Who Does Not Live with Me)



CODEBOOK WAVE 3 (1990)
A. School
B. Friends
D. What I Look for in a Job
E. Thinking about the Future
F. Volunteer and Paid Work
G. Work and School
H. Work and Friendships
I. My Job and My Family
J. Drinking and Smoking
K. Feelings About Myself
L. Work at Home
M. My Parents (Male Guardian Who Lives with Me)
N. My Parents (Female Guardian Who Lives with Me)
O. My Parents (Father Who Does Not Live with Me)
P. My Parents (Mother Who Does Not Live with Me)



CODEBOOK WAVE 2 (1989)
A. School
B. Friends
D. What I Look for in a Job
E. Thinking about the Future
F. Volunteer and Paid Work
G. Work and School
H. Work and Friendships
I. My Job and My Family
J. Drinking and Smoking
K. Feelings About Myself
L. Work at Home
M. My Parents (Male Guardian Who Lives with Me)
N. My Parents (Female Guardian Who Lives with Me)
O. My Parents (Father Who Does Not Live with Me)
P. My Parents (Mother Who Does Not Live with Me)



CODEBOOK WAVE 1 (1988)
A. School
B. Friends
C. Information about Yourself
D. What I Look for in a Job
E. Plans for the Future
F. Volunteer and Paid Work
G. Work and School
H. Work and Friendships
I. My Job and My Family
J. Drinking and Smoking
K. Feelings About Myself
L. Work at Home
M. My Parents (Male Guardian Who Lives with Me)
N. My Parents (Female Guardian Who Lives with Me)
O. My Parents (Father Who Does Not Live with Me)
P. My Parents (Mother Who Does Not Live with Me)
Q. My Parents (Natural Father Who Live Part of the Time with Me)
R. My Stepmother (Who Live with My Natural Father Living Part of the Time with Me)
S. My Parents (Natural Mother Who Live Part of the Time with Me)
T. My Stepfather (Who Live with My Natural Mother Living Part of the Time with Me)