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The table below lists available codebooks and other files containing information about the Wave IV instrument, as well as short descriptions of file contents, compressed file size and approximate number of printed pages. The files are in pdf format, 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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The Wave IV In-Home Codebook 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 weights section provides a codebook and instructions for using the weights. 
Wave IV data Wave IV Documentation: Information about data, response patterns, weighting and field work 355KB 44 Wave IV Weights: Codebook and instructions for using the Wave IV weights 96KB 7 Wave IV Disposition File: Final disposition of fielded cases 74KB 3 Wave IV Constructed Variables: Variables derived from Wave IV In-Home survey data 328KB 25 Wave IV Interview Variables: Preloaded and system variables 78KB 5 Section 1: Overview and Demographics 37KB 5 Section 2: Parental Support and Relationships 166KB 22 Section 3: Relationships with Siblings 42KB 6 Section 4: General Health and Diet 85KB 12 Section 5: Access to Health Services, Health Insurance 36KB 5 Section 6: Illness, Medications, and Physical Disabilities 169KB 23 Section 7: Sleep Patterns 56KB 8 Section 8: Household Roster and Residence History 467KB 65 Section 9: Education 88KB 12 Section 10: Military 94KB 13 Section 11: Labor Market 148KB 20 Section 12: Economics 69KB 9 Section 13: Religion and Spirituality 84KB 6 Section 14: Social Psychology and Mental Health 271KB 19 Section 15: Suicide, Sexual Experiences, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases 429KB 31 Section 16a: Relationships 114KB 8 Section 16b: Relationships 86KB 7 Section 16c: Relationships 70KB 6 Section 17: Relationships in Detail 237KB 17 Section 18: Pregnancy Table 159KB 10 Section 19: Live Births 161KB 10 Section 20a: Children and Parenting 239KB 17 Section 20b: Children and Parenting 34KB 3 Section 21: Criminal Offending and Victimization 84KB 7 Section 22: Involvement with Criminal Justice System 384KB 30 Section 23: Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs 743KB 59 Section 24: Mistreatment by Adults 44KB 4 Section 25: Daily Activities 226KB 16 Section 26: Personality 223KB 17 Section 27: Biospecimen Participation 122KB 10 Section 28: Field Interviewer's Report 105KB 7 Section 29: Field Interviewer's Environmental Assessment 91KB 5