These data come from the years 1990-1994 in the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, with information about 581 individuals. These data are in the "wide" format for demonstration purposes.

nlsy

Format

A data frame with 581 rows and 16 variables:

momage

Mother's age at birth

gender

0 if boy, 1 if girl

momwork

1 if mother works, 0 if not)

married

1 if parents are married, 0 if not

hispanic

1 if child is Hispanic, 0 if not

black

1 if child is black, 0 if not

childage

Child's age at first interview

anti90

A measure of anti-social behavior antisocial behavior measured on a scale from 0 to 6, taken in 1990

anti92

A measure of anti-social behavior antisocial behavior measured on a scale from 0 to 6, taken in 1992

anti94

A measure of anti-social behavior antisocial behavior measured on a scale from 0 to 6, taken in 1994

self90

A measure of self-esteem measured on a scale from 6 to 24, taken in 1990

self92

A measure of self-esteem measured on a scale from 6 to 24, taken in 1992

self94

A measure of self-esteem measured on a scale from 6 to 24, taken in 1994

pov90

1 if family is in poverty, 0 if not, in 1990

pov92

1 if family is in poverty, 0 if not, in 1992

pov94

1 if family is in poverty, 0 if not, in 1994

Source

These data originate with the U.S. Department of Labor. The particular subset used here come from Paul Allison via Statistical Horizons: https://statisticalhorizons.com/wp-content/uploads/nlsy.dta