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Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study Public Use Data

Core biological mother and father data from the baseline, 1- , 3-, 5-, and 9-year follows-ups, as well as the 3-, 5-, and 9-Year In-Home studies, are available for download from the Princeton University Office of Population Research data archive. Users must register before downloading data. Files are packaged in WinZip archives containing SAS, SPSS, and Stata data sets. Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for help with downloading, unzipping, and using data sets.

In order to protect the confidentiality of survey respondents, geographic (i.e., city) identifiers are not released on the public use data files. Medical records data are also not included on the public data files. Researchers can apply for these data via restricted use contract.

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