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United States National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health 1994-1995, Wave 1


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Add Health Wave I, 1994-1995
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1994 - 12/1995
Series or system 
United States National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health)
Data type
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
  • Nationally representative

The United States National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health, or Add Health, was previously known as the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. Begun in 1994, the study follows a nationally representative sample of adolescents into adulthood. Topics covered in each wave of the Add Health study typically include health and wellbeing, social and family relationships, education, employment, marriage, childbearing history, nutrition, sexual behavior and life style risk factors such as involvement in delinquent or violent behavior.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Acne, Adolescents, Age at first sex, Alcohol use, Alcohol use disorders, Allergies, Anogenital herpes, Appetite loss, Asthma, Birth control pills, Birth place, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Child care, Child development, Chlamydia, Community health clinics, Condoms, Congenital anomalies, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Counseling, Dairy products, Dental care, Diabetes, Diaphragms, Disability, Domestic migration, Eating disorders, Education, Education access, Employment, Ethnicity, FFQ, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Fatigue, Fertility, Firearms, Fruits, Genetic risk factors, Gonococcal infections, Gynecological diseases, HIV and AIDS, HPV, Headache, Health care access, Health care use, Health education, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Hearing loss, Height, Hepatitis B, Hospitals, Hours worked, Housing conditions, Illicit drug use, Income, Infectious diseases, Injectable contraceptives, Injuries, Intentional injuries, International migration, Interpersonal violence, Interventions, Languages, Leisure activities, Lifestyle risk factors, Limited mobility, Live births, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal age, Maternal care, Maternal mortality, Meat, Menstruation, Mental health symptoms, Micronutrient supplements, Migraine, Milk, Mobility aids, Mortality, Multiple births, Nausea, Needle sharing, Obesity, Occupations, Orthopedic devices, Pain, Parental survival, Parents, Physical activity, Physical examinations, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Processed foods, Prostheses and implants, Puberty, Public social assistance, Race, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Road and vehicle safety, STDs, Safety, School enrollment, Seat belts, Secondhand smoke, Self-inflicted injuries, Sexual behavior, Sexual violence, Siblings, Skin diseases, Sleep, Smokeless tobacco use, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Suicide, Summary birth history, Symptoms, Syphilis, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Transportation, Trichomoniasis, Vegetables, Vision loss, Vomiting, Weight, Weight change