National Survey of Family Growth, Cycle IV, 1988
and 1990, Telephone Reinterview
The National Survey of Family Growth, Cycle IV, 1988 & 1990 Telephone Reinterview is the fourth in a series of periodic studies of women 15-44 years of age. Topics include timing of first intercourse; pregnancy, contraceptive, marital, and cohabitation histories; employment and occupation; child care, fecundity, and sterility; prenatal medical care; family planning services; birth expectations; AIDS and HIV knowledge; ethnicity; religion; and income. This Data Set contains merged data for: (1) the 1988 NSFG in-person interviews of 8,450 respondents and (2) the 1990 NSFG telephone interviews of 5,686 respondents (5,359 of whom participated in the 1988 survey and 327 first-time teen respondents). The combined 1988 and 1990 NSFG data file contains data from 8,777 respondents across 3,462 variables (2,430 assessed in 1988 and 1,032 assessed in 1990).