Online Data Archive

National Survey of Families and Households (NSFH)

The National Survey of Families and Households is designed to gather data on a broad range of family issues: cohabitation/marital history, family structure and relationships, and attitudes towards marriage and family. It is a longitudinal study on the causes and consequences of the changes happening in the families and households in the U.S. Three waves of surveys were conducted in 1987-1988, 1992-1994 and 2001-2003. For more information about the National Survey of Families and Households studies and their data sets, please read the study descriptions for each of the wave above.

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