User Guides

The NSOC User Guide provides descriptions of the study design, content, and data collection and information on related topics. The NSOC III Time Diary User Guide provides information on the study design, content, and other important data topics relevant to the 24-hour time diary of caregivers. A separate guide on how to account for sample design in NSOC analyses also is provided.

Instruments

Data collection instruments are provided below for each round. View a summary of content across all rounds.

ROUND
Rds
Data Collection Instrument Sections
III (Rd 7)
PDF
II (Rd 5)
PDF
I (Rd 1)
PDF

Instrument-Variable Crosswalks

The crosswalks map questionnaire items found on the instruments to variable names and labels.

ROUND
Rds
Crosswalk Between
Instruments & Variables
Crosswalk of Changes Between
Beta & Final Release
III (Rd 7)
Cross-Sectional
PDF
Cross-Sectional
EXCEL
Longitudinal
PDF
Longitudinal
EXCEL
Time Diary
PDF
Time Diary
EXCEL
Cross-Sectional
PDF
Cross-Sectional
EXCEL
Longitudinal
PDF
Longitudinal
EXCEL
II (Rd 5)
I (Rd 1)