Using the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY) to Conduct Life Course Analyses (Using Existing Data to Examine Life Course Health Development)

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Date Developed: 02/20/2014. Source: UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families & Communities, Maternal and Child Health Life Course Research Network (LCRN). Presenter(s): Elizabeth Cooksey, PhD. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.


This webinar, part of the LCRN’s series based on the Handbook of Life Course Health Development and features Elizabeth Cooksey as the presenter. In this training, participants will learn how to use the NLS surveys to conduct research analysis. A brief history of the survey, examples from the field and research illustrations are presented.

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.