Using and Analyzing Large Secondary Data Sets: National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health and the Survey of Income and Program Participation
Thursday, January 17, 2013: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Nautilus 4 (Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina)
Alida Bouris, PhD, University of Chicago and
Chi-Fang Wu, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The purpose of this workshop is to introduce large public datasets and to describe steps in using and analyzing longitudinal secondary
data. This workshop will specifically provide an overview of Add-Health and SIPP; present the survey content and data structure; demonstrate how to use the core waves, topical modules files, and longitudinal panel files; and describe procedures for linking multiple files. Moreover, the workshop will focus on analytical strategies for longitudinal secondary data analyses. It will provide participants with knowledge and skills to identify appropriate statistics for analyzing longitudinal data, understand analytical procedures, and interpret the results. Specific examples of secondary data analyses, SAS codes and SPSS programming, and related outputs and results will be presented.