ROS, MAP, MARS, LATC
SES and Cognitive Resources
Paternal years of education is self-reported by the participants. Participants are asked about the number of years of education completed by their father:
What was the highest grade or year of regular school your father completed?
[Number of years]
If the exact number is not known, participants are asked the following supplemental question to help estimate a value for years of education:
Would you say that he had no schooling, a few years, finished grammar school, had any high school, or any college?
Response choices for supplemental question:
|Response||Estimate (in years of education)|
|A few years||3|
|Finished grammar school||8|
|Any high school||10|