National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health, Public Use Live Births Data, Wave III

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) [Section 24: Live Births] Respondent identification number (AID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL135794154266.7336664069
2) Romantic relationship number (RRELNO)
TOTAL%
1) 77957.4
2) 25018.4
3) 1239.1
4) 735.4
5) 423.1
6) 282.1
7) 302.2
8) 80.6
9) 40.3
10) 20.1
11) 30.2
12) 70.5
13) 20.1
14) 10.1
15) 30.2
16) 10.1
19) 10.1
TOTAL1357100.0
3) Relationship pregnancy number (RPREGNO)
TOTAL%
1) 102275.3
2) 26319.4
3) 594.3
4) 110.8
5) 20.1
TOTAL1357100.0
4) Pregnancy birth number (BIRHTNO)
TOTAL%
1) First birth listed131096.5
2) Second birth listed473.5
TOTAL1357100.0
5) Did the [BABY/FIRST BABY/SECOND BABY] [If AGGIE is greater than 1, add: 'born on [BPEMTHT] of [BPEY R]'] eventually go home with you? (H3LB1)
TOTAL%
0) No604.4
1) Yes [Skip to H3LB3]127093.8
6) Refused70.5
8) Don't know10.1
9) Not applicable161.2
Missing3 
TOTAL1354100.0
6) Did the [BABY/FIRST BABY/SECOND BABY] [If AGGIE is greater than 1, add: 'born on [BPEMTHT] of [BPEY R]'] eventually go home with you? Why not? (H3LB2)
TOTAL%
2) Put up for adoption70.5
3) Died in the hospital40.3
4) Went to live with [PARTNER]392.9
5) Went to live with another relative10.1
6) Still in the hospital20.1
7) Other50.4
97) Legitimate skip129495.6
99) Not applicable20.1
Missing3 
TOTAL1354100.0
7) Was [THE BABY/THE FIRST BABY/THE SECOND BABY] a boy or a girl? (H3LB3)
TOTAL%
1) Boy68750.7
2) Girl64447.5
6) Refused [Skip to H3LB5]60.4
8) Don't know [Skip to H3LB5]30.2
9) Not applicable151.1
Missing2 
TOTAL1355100.0
8) [If H3LB2 did not equal 1, 2, or 3, skip to H3LB5.] Did you name this baby? (H3LB4)
TOTAL%
0) No382.8
1) Yes124892.1
7) Legitimate skip695.1
Missing2 
TOTAL1355100.0
9) What was [THE BABY/THE FIRST BABY/THE SECOND BABY]'s birth weight (pounds)? (H3LB5A)
TOTAL%
1) One pound90.7
2) Two pounds80.6
3) Three pounds161.2
4) Four pounds372.7
5) Five pounds1269.3
6) Six pounds33824.9
7) Seven pounds43832.3
8) Eight pounds25318.7
9) Nine pounds634.6
10) 10 pounds221.6
96) Refused90.7
98) Don't know272.0
99) Not applicable90.7
Missing2 
TOTAL1355100.0
10) What was [THE BABY/THE FIRST BABY/THE SECOND BABY]'s birth weight (ounces)? (H3LB5B)
TOTAL%
0) Zero ounces967.1
1) One ounce785.8
2) Two ounces775.7
3) Three ounces896.6
4) Four ounces876.4
5) Five ounces886.5
6) Six ounces916.7
7) Seven ounces715.2
8) Eight ounces1168.6
9) Nine ounces826.1
10) 10 ounces634.6
11) 11 ounces805.9
12) 12 ounces1057.7
13) 13 ounces604.4
14) 14 ounces674.9
15) 15 ounces554.1
96) Refused90.7
98) Don't know322.4
99) Not applicable90.7
Missing2 
TOTAL1355100.0
11) How many inches long was [HE/SHE] at birth? (H3LB6)
TOTAL%
1) One inch30.2
5) Five inches10.1
7) Seven inches10.1
8) Eight inches10.1
9) Nine inches30.2
10) 10 inches30.2
12) 12 inches30.2
13) 13 inches30.2
14) 14 inches60.4
15) 15 inches120.9
16) 16 inches181.3
17) 17 inches392.9
18) 18 inches1138.3
19) 19 inches33724.9
20) 20 inches22316.4
21) 21 inches34325.3
22) 22 inches957.0
23) 23 inches201.5
24) 24 inches100.7
25) 25 inches20.1
26) 26 inches20.1
27) 27 inches20.1
28) 28 inches30.2
29) 29 inches20.1
30) 30 inches10.1
96) Refused90.7
98) Don't know936.9
99) Not applicable80.6
Missing1 
TOTAL1356100.0
12) Was [THE BABY/THE FIRST BABY/THE SECOND BABY] born too early -- that is, after a pregnancy of less than 40 weeks? (H3LB7)
TOTAL%
0) No [Skip to H3LB9]104777.2
1) Yes28120.7
6) Refused90.7
8) Don't know80.6
9) Not applicable110.8
Missing1 
TOTAL1356100.0
13) Was [THE BABY/THE FIRST BABY/THE SECOND BABY] born too early -- that is, after a pregnancy of less than 40 weeks? How many weeks early? (H3LB8)
TOTAL%
1) One week402.9
2) Two weeks775.7
3) Three weeks423.1
4) Four weeks554.1
5) Five weeks120.9
6) Six weeks141.0
7) Seven weeks60.4
8) Eight weeks141.0
10) 10 weeks10.1
12) 12 weeks151.1
97) Legitimate skip107579.3
98) Don't know50.4
Missing1 
TOTAL1356100.0
14) [If the respondent is male:] Were you present at [THE BABY/THE FIRST BABY/THE SECOND BABY]'s birth? [If the respondent is female:] Was [PARTNER] present at [THE BABY/THE FIRST BABY/THE SECOND BABY]'s birth? (H3LB9)
TOTAL%
0) No27920.6
1) Yes105577.8
6) Refused60.4
8) Don't know40.3
9) Not applicable120.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1356100.0
15) Did [THE BABY/THE FIRST BABY/THE SECOND BABY] have any major health problems at birth? (H3LB10)
TOTAL%
0) No121289.4
1) Yes1198.8
6) Refused60.4
8) Don't know80.6
9) Not applicable110.8
Missing1 
TOTAL1356100.0
16) [If H3LB2 did not equal 3] Is [HE/SHE] still living? (H3LB11)
TOTAL%
0) No90.7
1) Yes [Skip to H3LB13]132397.5
6) Refused50.4
7) Legitimate skip40.3
8) Don't know40.3
9) Not applicable120.9
TOTAL1357100.0
17) [If H3LB2 did not equal 3] In what month (and year) did [HE/SHE] die? (H3LB12M)
TOTAL%
2) February20.1
4) April10.1
5) May10.1
7) July20.1
9) September10.1
11) November10.1
12) December10.1
97) Legitimate skip134899.3
TOTAL1357100.0
18) [If H3LB2 did not equal 3] In what (month and) year did [HE/SHE] die? (H3LB12Y)
TOTAL%
1993) 199310.1
1996) 199610.1
1997) 199710.1
1999) 199920.1
2000) 200020.1
2001) 200120.1
9997) Legitimate skip134899.3
TOTAL1357100.0
19) Is [PARTNER'S] name on [H3LB5/THE BABY]'s birth certificate? (H3LB13)
TOTAL%
0) No23317.2
1) Yes109680.8
6) Refused60.4
8) Don't know90.7
9) Not applicable131.0
TOTAL1357100.0
20) Did [ROO05/THE BABY] get [PARTNER'S] last name? (H3LB14)
TOTAL%
0) No27019.9
1) Yes103476.2
2) Partly -- the child has a hyphenated or combination name that includes [PARTNER'S] name302.2
6) Refused70.5
8) Don't know30.2
9) Not applicable131.0
TOTAL1357100.0