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National Survey of Families and Households (NSFH)

Date Added to Library: 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 10:34
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high
Organizational Author: 
Center for Demography, University of Wisconsin
Individual Author: 
Center for Demography, University of Wisconsin
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Place Published: 
Madison, WI
Published Date: 
2008
Published Date (Text): 
2008
Year: 
2008
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Abstract: 

The National Survey of Families and Households (NSFH) investigates the causes and consequences of changes in American family and household structure.

Population:The sample includes a main cross-section sample of 9,643 households plus a double sampling of African Americans, Puerto Ricans, Mexican Americans, single-parent families and families with stepchildren, cohabiting couples, and recently married persons.

Periodicity: Data collected and available for the three waves of the study: Wave One (1987-1988), Wave Two (1992-1994), and Wave Three (2001-2003).

(Information adapted from the publisher)

For more information, please see the Compendium of Family-Self Sufficiency Databases.

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