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The table below lists available codebooks and other files containing information about the Wave II instruments, as well as short descriptions of file contents, compressed file size, and approximate number of printed pages. The files are in pdf, compressed into ZIP files for faster downloading. After you have downloaded the files, use a decompression software to unzip them and Adobe Reader to view and print them.

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School Administrator Questionnaire
The School Administrator Codebook for Wave II provides updated information on the schools participating in Wave I of the Add Health study. The index lists the questions and variable names in this questionnaire.
schadm2.zip School Administrator Codebook: Characteristics of schools participating in the study 63,680 19
adm2ndx.zip School Administrator Index: List of questions and variable names from the School Administrator Questionnaire 11,308 3
Adolescent In-Home Interview
The Adolescent In-Home Codebook for Wave II is available in 42 sections. Each section provides the questions, variable names, and frequencies on a particular topic in the In-Home Interview. The introductory section contains information about the dataset, response patterns, and data inconsistencies. The index lists all the questions and variable names from the entire adolescent In-Home Interview.
intro2.zip Introduction: Information about the data file, including global variable definitions, response patterns, and known data problems 29,444 13
secta2.zip Section A: Preloaded and Constructed Variables 22,047 6
ihome01.zip Section 1: General Introduction 37,411 11
ihome02.zip Section 2: Daily Activities 13,882 3
ihome03.zip Section 3: General Health 69,142 21
ihome04.zip Section 4: Nutrition 51,349 70
ihome05.zip Section 5: Sun Exposure 14,847 22
ihome06.zip Section 6: Academics and Education 26,461 7
ihome07.zip Section 7: Access to Health Services 32,747 9
ihome08.zip Section 8: Pregnancy, AIDS, and STD Risk Perceptions 18,938 28
ihome09.zip Section 9: Self-Efficacy 12,873 2
ihome10.zip Section 10: Feelings Scale 15,816 6
ihome11.zip Section 11: Household Roster 134,865 42
ihome12.zip Section 12: Non-Resident Biological Mother 22,848 5
ihome13.zip Section 13: Non-Resident Biological Father 25,659 6
ihome14.zip Section 14: Resident Mother 24,359 6
ihome15.zip Section 15: Resident Father 22,061 7
ihome16.zip Section 16: Relations with Parents 35,202 11
ihome17.zip Section 17: Motivations to Engage in Risky Behaviors 25,073 7
ihome18.zip Section 18: Personality and Family 40,300 14
ihome19.zip Section 19: Knowledge Quiz 24,271 6
ihome20.zip Section 20: Friends 105,759 31
ihome21.zip Section 21: Romantic Relationship Roster 15,200 4
ihome22.zip Section 22: Liked Relationship Roster 7,267 2
ihome23.zip Section 23: Contraception 59,433 17
ihome24.zip Section 24: Relationship Information 468,608 154
ihome25.zip Section 25: Non-Relationship History 657,858 210
ihome26.zip Section 26: Motivations for Birth Control 16,141 3
ihome27.zip Section 27: Tobacco, Alcohol, Drugs 75,680 24
ihome28.zip Section 28: Delinquency Scale 14,539 4
ihome29.zip Section 29: Fighting and Violence 28,983 8
ihome30.zip Section 30: Joint Occurrences 30,939 7
ihome31a.zip Section 31A: Male Physical Development 8,390 2
ihome31b.zip Section 31B: Female Physical Development and Pregnancy History 91,925 28
ihome32.zip Section 32: Suicide 11,413 3
ihome33.zip Section 33: Parents' Attitudes 16,630 3
ihome34.zip Section 34: Protective Factors 11,476 3
ihome35.zip Section 35: Neighborhood 13,247 4
ihome36.zip Section 36: Religion 12,752 4
ihome37.zip Section 37: Expectations, Employment, Income 20,584 5
ihome38.zip Section 38: Relations with Siblings 81,164 24
ihome39.zip Section 39: Interviewer Remarks 72,861 27
wave2ndx.zip In-Home Index: List of questions and variable names from the Wave II Adolescent In-Home Interview 257,762 79