Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) 2015 cohort user guide


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National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)


Developed for users of the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) data, this user guide aims to help researchers understand and work with the LSAY data. The guide brings together information on: how to access the data, the questionnaires, variable naming conventions, derived variables, classifications and code frames, the data framework (using topic areas and data elements), supporting documentation, sample design and weights.

Published abstract.

Subjects: Youth; Research; Statistics

Keywords: Data analysis; Data collection; Survey

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2017

Physical description: 62 p. (user guide) + 1 Excel document

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Also called: LSAY 2015 cohort user guide

Series: LSAY technical report; no. 91

An updated version of the support document was released in December 2020 and an updated version of the user guide was released in December 2021.

Resource type: Guide

Document number: TD/TNC 130.14

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