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|Title:||National Survey of Children: Wave I, 1976, Wave II, 1981 and Wave III, 1987 [United States]|
|Primary Investigator(s):||Furstenburg, Frank, James Peterson|
|Abstract:||The purpose of this study was to assess the physical, social, and psychological well-being of American children, to develop a national profile of the way children in the United States live, to permit analysis of the relationships between the conditions of children's lives and measures of child development, and to examine the effects of marital disruption on the development of children and on the operation of single and multi-parent families. Information is provided on the child's well-being, family, experiences with family disruption, behavior, physical health, and mental health.|
|Universe:||Children between the ages of seven and eleven, or born between September 1, 1964 and December 31, 1969, living in households in the 48 contiguous states.|