National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health, Public Use Children and Parenting Data, Wave IV

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) [Wave IV Section 20A: Children and Parenting] Respondent Identifier (AID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL475694069653.0776695956
2) This section collects information about living arrangements, contact, and health for respondent's biological children, that is, all live births recorded in Section 19 who are still living. Partner Identifier. (PTNR_ID)
TOTAL%
1) 357275.1
2) 78516.5
3) 2405.0
4) 861.8
5) 380.8
6) 170.4
7) 50.1
8) 80.2
9) 30.1
10) 10.0
11) 10.0
TOTAL4756100.0
3) Pregnancy Number within Relationship (PRGNO)
TOTAL%
1) 289860.9
2) 126426.6
3) 4289.0
4) 1222.6
5) 290.6
6) 120.3
7) 20.0
12) 10.0
TOTAL4756100.0
4) Live Birth Number per Pregnancy (LBNO)
TOTAL%
1) 456696.0
2) 1503.2
3) 280.6
4) 100.2
5) 20.0
TOTAL4756100.0
5) Here we want to know more about the living arrangements and health of (the child/each of the children) you reported earlier. How old is (child name) now? (H4KK1)
TOTAL%
0) 04639.7
1) 149010.3
2) 24739.9
3) 34309.0
4) 44369.2
5) 54218.9
6) 63948.3
7) 73828.0
8) 83547.4
9) 92675.6
10) 102314.9
11) 111633.4
12) 121152.4
13) 13511.1
14) 14370.8
15) 1590.2
16) 16 years or older40.1
96) Refused190.4
98) Don't know170.4
TOTAL4756100.0
6) Does (child name) live with you? (H4KK2)
TOTAL%
0) No65613.8
1) Yes405885.3
6) Refused290.6
8) Don't know130.3
TOTAL4756100.0
7) [If H4KK2=0,6,8 ask H4KK3, else skip to checkpoint before H4KK5.] Have you and (child name) ever lived in the same household? (H4KK3)
TOTAL%
0) No1884.0
1) Yes4679.8
6) Refused280.6
7) Legitimate skip405885.3
8) Don't know150.3
TOTAL4756100.0
8) [If H4KK3=1 ask H4KK4Y, else skip to checkpoint before H4KK5.] In what (month and) year did you last live in the same household as (child name)? (H4KK4Y)
TOTAL%
1994) 199430.1
1996) 199640.1
1997) 199750.1
1998) 199860.1
1999) 1999130.3
2000) 2000220.5
2001) 2001260.5
2002) 2002260.5
2003) 2003340.7
2004) 2004280.6
2005) 2005461.0
2006) 2006611.3
2007) 2007891.9
2008) 2008631.3
9996) Refused50.1
9997) Legitimate skip428990.2
9998) Don't know360.8
TOTAL4756100.0
9) [If child is first reported child per partner ask H4KK5, else use H4KK5 value from first reported child of same partner for subsequent branching and skip H4KK5.] Does (initials) live with you? (H4KK5)
TOTAL%
0) No139129.3
1) Yes172236.3
6) Refused50.1
7) Legitimate skip162434.2
8) Don't know30.1
Missing11 
TOTAL4745100.0
10) [If H4KK2=1 and H4KK5=0,6,8, skip to checkpoint before H4KK9, else if H4KK2=1 and H4KK5=1 skip to H4KK12, else ask H4KK6A.] With whom does (child name) live now? You may select more than one answer. Other biological parent. (H4KK6A)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected1252.6
1) Selected51810.9
6) Refused310.7
7) Legitimate skip405885.3
8) Don't know240.5
TOTAL4756100.0
11) With whom does (child name) live now? You may select more than one answer. Brothers and sisters, including stepbrothers and stepsisters. (H4KK6B)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected62613.2
1) Selected170.4
6) Refused310.7
7) Legitimate skip405885.3
8) Don't know240.5
TOTAL4756100.0
12) With whom does (child name) live now? You may select more than one answer. Maternal grandparents. (H4KK6C)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected58812.4
1) Selected551.2
6) Refused310.7
7) Legitimate skip405885.3
8) Don't know240.5
TOTAL4756100.0
13) With whom does (child name) live now? You may select more than one answer. Other maternal relatives. (H4KK6D)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected63513.4
1) Selected80.2
6) Refused310.7
7) Legitimate skip405885.3
8) Don't know240.5
TOTAL4756100.0
14) With whom does (child name) live now? You may select more than one answer. Paternal grandparents. (H4KK6E)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected61312.9
1) Selected300.6
6) Refused310.7
7) Legitimate skip405885.3
8) Don't know240.5
TOTAL4756100.0
15) With whom does (child name) live now? You may select more than one answer. Other paternal relatives. (H4KK6F)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected63713.4
1) Selected60.1
6) Refused310.7
7) Legitimate skip405885.3
8) Don't know240.5
TOTAL4756100.0
16) With whom does (child name) live now? You may select more than one answer. Friends. (H4KK6G)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected64213.5
1) Selected10.0
6) Refused310.7
7) Legitimate skip405885.3
8) Don't know240.5
TOTAL4756100.0
17) With whom does (child name) live now? You may select more than one answer. Adoptive parents. (H4KK6H)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected62113.1
1) Selected220.5
6) Refused310.7
7) Legitimate skip405885.3
8) Don't know240.5
TOTAL4756100.0
18) With whom does (child name) live now? You may select more than one answer. Foster parents. (H4KK6I)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected63913.4
1) Selected40.1
6) Refused310.7
7) Legitimate skip405885.3
8) Don't know240.5
TOTAL4756100.0
19) With whom does (child name) live now? You may select more than one answer. Child lives in an institution. (H4KK6J)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected64313.5
6) Refused310.7
7) Legitimate skip405885.3
8) Don't know240.5
TOTAL4756100.0
20) [If H4KK6H=1 skip to Section 21 Q.1 (H4DS1), else ask H4KK7.] How far do you live from (child name)? (H4KK7)
TOTAL%
1) Within one mile450.9
2) One to 10 miles1823.8
3) 11-50 miles1773.7
4) 51-100 miles541.1
5) 101-200 miles360.8
6) 200+ miles1212.5
96) Refused300.6
97) Legitimate skip408085.8
98) Don't know310.7
TOTAL4756100.0
21) During the past 12 months, about how often have you seen (child name)? (H4KK8)
TOTAL%
1) None or almost none of the time1392.9
2) Some of the time1523.2
3) Most of the time1964.1
4) Almost all of the time1372.9
6) Refused300.6
7) Legitimate skip408085.8
8) Don't know220.5
TOTAL4756100.0
22) [If H4KK5=0,6,8 and child is first reported child with partner ask H4KK9, else if H4KK5=0,6,8 and child is not first reported child with partner skip to H4KK10, else if H4KK5=1 and H4KK6A not=1 skip to H4KK11, else if H4KK5=1 and H4KK6A=1 skip to H4KK12.] How far does (initials) live from you? (H4KK9)
TOTAL%
1) Within one mile701.5
2) One to 10 miles3096.5
3) 11-50 miles4018.5
4) 51-100 miles1222.6
5) 101-200 miles801.7
6) 200+ miles3196.7
96) Refused100.2
97) Legitimate skip337071.0
98) Don't know641.3
Missing11 
TOTAL4745100.0
23) Do you have a legal agreement with (initials) regarding custody of (child name)? (H4KK10)
TOTAL%
0) No90919.1
1) Yes86418.2
6) Refused300.6
7) Legitimate skip292561.6
8) Don't know230.5
Missing5 
TOTAL4751100.0
24) [If H4KK2=0,6,8 and H4KK6A not=1 ask H4KK11, else if H4KK2=0,6,8 and H4KK6A=1 skip to H4KK12, else if H4KK2=1 ask H4KK11.] During the past 12 months, about how often has (initials) seen (child name)? (H4KK11)
TOTAL%
0) Never3978.4
1) Once or a few times2525.3
2) One to three times a month2344.9
3) Once a week1653.5
4) Daily or almost daily2505.3
6) Refused340.7
7) Legitimate skip338471.2
8) Don't know360.8
Missing4 
TOTAL4752100.0
25) In general, how good is (child name)'s health? (H4KK12)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent330569.5
2) Very good102021.4
3) Good2745.8
4) Fair491.0
5) Poor60.1
96) Refused310.7
97) Legitimate skip220.5
98) Don't know491.0
TOTAL4756100.0
26) Has a doctor ever told you that (child name) has any of these conditions? You may select more than one answer. Hearing problems or deafness. (H4KK13A)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected455695.8
1) Selected791.7
6) Refused350.7
7) Legitimate skip220.5
8) Don't know641.3
TOTAL4756100.0
27) Has a doctor ever told you that (child name) has any of these conditions? You may select more than one answer. Delayed speech or other problems with speaking or understanding. (H4KK13B)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected447294.0
1) Selected1633.4
6) Refused350.7
7) Legitimate skip220.5
8) Don't know641.3
TOTAL4756100.0
28) Has a doctor ever told you that (child name) has any of these conditions? You may select more than one answer. A problem with sight even when wearing glasses. (H4KK13C)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected453895.4
1) Selected972.0
6) Refused350.7
7) Legitimate skip220.5
8) Don't know641.3
TOTAL4756100.0
29) Has a doctor ever told you that (child name) has any of these conditions? You may select more than one answer. A developmental delay or slowness in learning. (H4KK13D)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected454595.6
1) Selected901.9
6) Refused350.7
7) Legitimate skip220.5
8) Don't know641.3
TOTAL4756100.0
30) Has a doctor ever told you that (child name) has any of these conditions? You may select more than one answer. Allergies or hay fever, not including allergic reactions to medications. (H4KK13E)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected425189.4
1) Selected3848.1
6) Refused350.7
7) Legitimate skip220.5
8) Don't know641.3
TOTAL4756100.0
31) Has a doctor ever told you that (child name) has any of these conditions? You may select more than one answer. Asthma. (H4KK13F)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected418287.9
1) Selected4539.5
6) Refused350.7
7) Legitimate skip220.5
8) Don't know641.3
TOTAL4756100.0
32) Has a doctor ever told you that (child name) has any of these conditions? You may select more than one answer. Any other chronic respiratory, lung, or breathing condition. (H4KK13G)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected458096.3
1) Selected551.2
6) Refused350.7
7) Legitimate skip220.5
8) Don't know641.3
TOTAL4756100.0
33) Has a doctor ever told you that (child name) has any of these conditions? You may select more than one answer. A chronic heart condition. (H4KK13H)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected461297.0
1) Selected230.5
6) Refused350.7
7) Legitimate skip220.5
8) Don't know641.3
TOTAL4756100.0
34) Has a doctor ever told you that (child name) has any of these conditions? You may select more than one answer. Sickle cell anemia. (H4KK13I)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected463197.4
1) Selected40.1
6) Refused350.7
7) Legitimate skip220.5
8) Don't know641.3
TOTAL4756100.0
35) Has a doctor ever told you that (child name) has any of these conditions? You may select more than one answer. Epilepsy or convulsions or seizures without fever. (H4KK13J)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected461997.1
1) Selected160.3
6) Refused350.7
7) Legitimate skip220.5
8) Don't know641.3
TOTAL4756100.0
36) Has a doctor ever told you that (child name) has any of these conditions? You may select more than one answer. Chronic orthopedic, bone, or joint problems. (H4KK13K)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected463097.4
1) Selected50.1
6) Refused350.7
7) Legitimate skip220.5
8) Don't know641.3
TOTAL4756100.0
37) Has a doctor ever told you that (child name) has any of these conditions? You may select more than one answer. Cerebral palsy. (H4KK13L)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected462697.3
1) Selected90.2
6) Refused350.7
7) Legitimate skip220.5
8) Don't know641.3
TOTAL4756100.0
38) Has a doctor ever told you that (child name) has any of these conditions? You may select more than one answer. Cystic fibrosis. (H4KK13M)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected463497.4
1) Selected10.0
6) Refused350.7
7) Legitimate skip220.5
8) Don't know641.3
TOTAL4756100.0
39) Has a doctor ever told you that (child name) has any of these conditions? You may select more than one answer. Cancer. (H4KK13N)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected462997.3
1) Selected60.1
6) Refused350.7
7) Legitimate skip220.5
8) Don't know641.3
TOTAL4756100.0
40) Has a doctor ever told you that (child name) has any of these conditions? You may select more than one answer. Hemophilia. (H4KK13O)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected463597.5
6) Refused350.7
7) Legitimate skip220.5
8) Don't know641.3
TOTAL4756100.0
41) Has a doctor ever told you that (child name) has any of these conditions? You may select more than one answer. HIV or AIDS. (H4KK13P)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected463597.5
6) Refused350.7
7) Legitimate skip220.5
8) Don't know641.3
TOTAL4756100.0
42) Has a doctor ever told you that (child name) has any of these conditions? You may select more than one answer. Obesity. (H4KK13Q)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected460996.9
1) Selected260.5
6) Refused350.7
7) Legitimate skip220.5
8) Don't know641.3
TOTAL4756100.0
43) Has a doctor ever told you that (child name) has any of these conditions? You may select more than one answer. Diabetes. (H4KK13R)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected463197.4
1) Selected40.1
6) Refused350.7
7) Legitimate skip220.5
8) Don't know641.3
TOTAL4756100.0
44) Has a doctor ever told you that (child name) has any of these conditions? You may select more than one answer. ADHD. (H4KK13S)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected448094.2
1) Selected1553.3
6) Refused350.7
7) Legitimate skip220.5
8) Don't know641.3
TOTAL4756100.0
45) Has a doctor ever told you that (child name) has any of these conditions? You may select more than one answer. Any other condition for which (child name) has been seen by a specialist or at a special clinic, or for which child gets special therapies. (H4KK13T)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected439592.4
1) Selected2405.0
6) Refused350.7
7) Legitimate skip220.5
8) Don't know641.3
TOTAL4756100.0
46) Has a doctor ever told you that (child name) has any of these conditions? You may select more than one answer. None of the above. (H4KK13U)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected121725.6
1) Selected341871.9
6) Refused350.7
7) Legitimate skip220.5
8) Don't know641.3
TOTAL4756100.0