Researcher constructed variables are available to contract holders by request. To obtain the following constructed variables please fill out and submit this request form.
Included in this file are a single race variable and a multiracial variable constructed from the Wave I race questions. The Race codebook describes the construction of these two variables.
Citation: Udry, J.R.; Li, R.M.; & Hendrickson-Smith, J. (2003). Health and Behavior Risks of Adolescents with Mixed-Race Identity. American Journal of Public Health, 93, 1865-1870.
This file contains four variables, utilizing five, seven, eight, and fourteen categories, to describe the household parental structure at Wave I. The Family Structure codebook provides additional details.
Citation: Harris, Kathleen Mullan. 1999. The Health Status and Risk Behavior of Adolescents in Immigrant Families. Pp. 286-347 in Donald J. Hernandez (ed.), Children of Immigrants: Health, Adjustment, and Public Assistance. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.