Child Trends Databank

Background Users can view and download tables, figures, and reports on a variety of indicators related to children, youth and families in the United States. Child Trends is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and families by providing research and data to inform decision-making that affects children. In addition to conducting its own research, Child Trends works with federal and state officials and other…

National Survey of America’s Families (NSAF)

Background Users can download this dataset pertaining to the effects of federal policy changes decentralizing social programs from the federal government to the states on low-income families. Topics include: health care, income security, job training and social services. The National Survey of America‚Äôs Families (NSAF) is a multi-year project conducted by the Urban Institute and Child Trend. The NSAF tracks the effects of federal policy changes decentralizing social programs from…

National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG)

Background Users can download data and reports on information related to families in the United States. Topics covered include, and are not limited to: HIV testing, contraception use, fatherhood and teen pregnancy. The National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) is part of the National Center for Health Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The survey was originally designed to obtain data on marriage, divorce, contraception, infertility,…

Survey of Mexican Migrants

Background Users can download data related to experiences of documented and undocumented Mexican migrants in the United States. The Survey of Mexican Migrants was conducted by the Pew Hispanic Center. This survey explores the experiences of documented and undocumented Mexican migrants in the United States. Survey topics include: demographic characteristics, living arrangements, work experiences, and attitudes towards immigration. Data Notes Users can download the dataset directly into SPPS statistical software.…