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United States Monitoring the Future Survey, 8th and 10th Grade Students 1992

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Monitoring the Future: A Continuing Study of American Youth (8th- and 10th-Grade Surveys), 1992
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/1992 - 12/1992
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The United States Monitoring the Future Survey, 8th and 10th Grade Students 1992 is part of the Monitoring the Future Study, a nationally representative annual study of students enrolled in public and private high schools in the United States. Begun in 1975 as a survey of 12th grade students, 8th and 10th grade surveys were added to the series in 1991. Monitoring the Future (MTF) surveys provide information on the attitudes and behaviors of students on the use and abuse of substances such as alcohol, tobacco, and illicit and prescription drugs. The MTF study is designed so that changes in attitudes and behaviors can be observed across time. Participants in the MTF 1992 (8th/10th Grade) survey include 19,015 8th grade students from 133 public schools and 26 private schools, and 14,997 10th grade students from 106 public schools and 19 private schools.

Citation
Publication year 
2008
Suggested citation 

Johnston, Lloyd D., Jerald G. Bachman, Patrick M. O'Malley, and John Schulenberg. Monitoring the Future: A Continuing Study of American Youth (8th- and 10th-Grade Surveys), 1992. ICPSR02522-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-07-16. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02522.v2