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User's Guides

The user’s guides provide information on the sampling design, instrument content, weighting, response rates, and decisions pertaining to data discrepancies and errors. Researchers will find it useful to read the user’s guides before reviewing the codebooks and data files for the Three-City Study.

Wave 1 user’s guide
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Wave 2 user’s guide
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Wave 3 user’s guide
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Questionnaires

We have provided all of the questionnaires in two formats (Adobe Acrobat file, and Word) for your convenience. 

Adult Interview, Wave 1, Main Survey
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Child Interview, Wave 1, Main Survey
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Adult Interview, Wave 2, Main Survey,
Continuing and New Caregivers (complete codebook)
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Adult Interview, Wave 2, Main Survey,
Separated Caregivers (complete codebook)
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Adult Interview, Wave 3, Main Survey,
Continuing and New Caregivers (complete codebook)
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Adult Interview, Wave 3, Main Survey,
Separated Caregivers (complete codebook)
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Child Interview, Wave 2, Main Survey (complete codebook)
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PDF format ] [ Word Doc ]     

Child Interview, Wave 3, Main Survey (complete codebook)
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Caregiver Interview, Wave1, EDS
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Father Interview, Wave 1, EDS
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Child Care Interview, Wave 1, EDS
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Caregiver Interview, Wave 2, EDS
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Child Care/Teacher Interview, Wave 2, EDS
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Technical documentation

As it becomes available, the principal investigators of the Three-City Study will post additional technical documentation here.

Andrew Cherlin, Paula Fomby, and Robert Moffitt. 2002.
Weight Construction and Usage in the Three City Study
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Paula Fomby, Angela Estacion, and Robert Moffitt. 2003.
Characteristics of the Three-City Survey Sample: Waves 1 and 2
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See the original design report here for a complete description of the Three-City Study.

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