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Measure: Child-Reported Parental Education Attainment   #210200

Definition:

This measure is a questionnaire to identify a parent’s highest level of education obtained.

Purpose:

Parental education is correlated with income and job attainment and can be used as a proxy for assessing socioeconomic status in the family of origin. Many studies show that socioeconomic status at different points in life is associated with diverse aspects of health and cognition.

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Keywords:

Social environments, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NICHD, education, deprivation, income, education level, National Longitudinal Study on Adolescent Health, Add Health

Measure Release Date: May 31, 2016

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