# National Longitudinal Survey of Youth teenage women poverty data

Source:`R/teen_poverty.R`

`teen_poverty.Rd`

These data come from the years 1979-1983 in the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, with information about 1141 teenage women. These data are in the "wide" format for demonstration purposes.

## Format

A data frame with 1141 rows and 28 variables:

- id
Unique identifier for the respondent

- age
Age at first interview

- black
1 if subject is black, 0 if not

- pov1
1 if subject is in poverty, 0 if not, at time 1

- pov2
1 if subject is in poverty, 0 if not, at time 2

- pov3
1 if subject is in poverty, 0 if not, at time 3

- pov4
1 if subject is in poverty, 0 if not, at time 4

- pov5
1 if subject is in poverty, 0 if not, at time 5

- mother1
1 if subject has had a child, 0 if not, at time 1

- mother2
1 if subject has had a child, 0 if not, at time 2

- mother3
1 if subject has had a child, 0 if not, at time 3

- mother4
1 if subject has had a child, 0 if not, at time 4

- mother5
1 if subject has had a child, 0 if not, at time 5

- spouse1
1 if subject lives with a spouse, 0 if not, at time 1

- spouse2
1 if subject lives with a spouse, 0 if not, at time 2

- spouse3
1 if subject lives with a spouse, 0 if not, at time 3

- spouse4
1 if subject lives with a spouse, 0 if not, at time 4

- spouse5
1 if subject lives with a spouse, 0 if not, at time 5

- inschool1
1 if subject is in school, 0 if not, at time 1

- inschool2
1 if subject is in school, 0 if not, at time 2

- inschool3
1 if subject is in school, 0 if not, at time 3

- inschool4
1 if subject is in school, 0 if not, at time 4

- inschool5
1 if subject is in school, 0 if not, at time 5

- hours1
Hours worked during the week of the survey, at time 1

- hours2
Hours worked during the week of the survey, at time 2

- hours3
Hours worked during the week of the survey, at time 3

- hours4
Hours worked during the week of the survey, at time 4

- hours5
Hours worked during the week of the survey, at time 5

## 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/teenpov.dta