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The table below lists available codebooks and other files containing information about the Wave III 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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In-Home Interview
The Wave III In-Home Codebook is available in 38 sections. Each section provides the questions, variable names, and frequencies on a particular topic in the In-Home Interview. The documentation section contains information regarding the dataset, response patterns, weighting, and field work. The index lists all the questions and variable names from the entire young adult interview.
w3doc.zip Wave III Documentation: Information about data, response patterns, weighting, and field work 210KB 42
weights3.zip Wave III Weights: Codebook and instructions for using the Wave III weights 61KB 4
pvt3.zip Add Health PVT: Wave III Add Health Picture Vocabulary Test 71KB 7
secta.zip Section A: Preloaded and Constructed Variables 44KB 7
sect01.zip Section 1: Overview and Demographics 153KB 41
sect02.zip Section 2: Household Roster and Residence History 166KB 59
sect03.zip Section 3: Parental Support and Relationships 124KB 39
sect04.zip Section 4: Retrospective ADHD 39KB 7
sect05.zip Section 5: Relationships with Siblings 70KB 16
sect06.zip Section 6: Friends 179KB 65
sect07.zip Section 7: Education 283KB 90
sect08.zip Section 8: Labor Market Experience and Active-Duty Military Service 203KB 68
sect09.zip Section 9: General Health and Diet 57KB 14
sect10.zip Section 10: Access to Health Services, Health Insurance 63KB 13
sect11.zip Section 11: Illnesses, Medications, Physical Disabilities 68KB 18
sect12.zip Section 12: Social Psychology and Mental Health 45KB 10
sect13.zip Section 13: Mentoring 56KB 11
sect14.zip Section 14: Marriage/Co-habitation History and Attitudes 135KB 44
sect15.zip Section 15: Economics and Personal Future 102KB 30
sect16.zip Section 16: Sexual Experiences and STDs 82KB 24
sect17.zip Section 17: Table of Relationships 58KB 8
sect18.zip Section 18: Table of Pregnancies 36KB 3
sect19.zip Section 19: Relationships in Detail 218KB 87
sect20.zip Section 20: BEM Inventory 61KB 19
sect21.zip Section 21: Propensity for Risk 33KB 3
sect22.zip Section 22: Completed Pregnancies 79KB 18
sect23.zip Section 23:Current Pregnancies 68KB 13
sect24.zip Section 24: Live Births 60KB 9
sect25.zip Section 25: Children and Parenting 90KB 26
sect26.zip Section 26: Delinquency and Violence 45KB 9
sect27.zip Section 27: Involvement with the Criminal Justice System 135KB 54
sect28.zip Section 28: Tobacco, Alcohol, Drugs, Self-Image 151KB 57
sect29.zip Section 29: Mistreatment by Adults 41KB 6
sect30.zip Section 30: Civic Participation and Citizenship 49KB 9
sect31.zip Section 31: Religion and Spirituality 85KB 21
sect32.zip Section 32: Gambling 34KB 3
sect33.zip Section 33: Daily Activities 69KB 20
sect34.zip Section 34: Biological Specimen Participation 36KB 4
sect35.zip Section 35: Interviewer's Report 39KB 5
wave3ndx.zip Wave III Index: List of questions and variable names from the Wave III interview 243KB 62