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Resources for Pathways Data Analysis

The pages below provide in-depth information on how to access Pathways data, survey methods, the full survey instrument, SAS and SPSS codebooks to assist with data analysis, and more.

  • Request a Pathways dataset: The Pathways dataset includes all variables from the Pathways public use data files. All indicators in the Pathways dataset can also be viewed our interactive data query. The "details" link on each data query page provides more information on each variable's numerator, denominator, revisions, methods notes, treatment of unknown variables, and history.

  • Survey methodology: Learn more information about the Pathways design, sampling, and administration.
  • SAS and SPSS codebooks: These codebooks provide documentation and SPSS/SAS program statements used in the development of variables and subgroups featured in the data query for the Pathways. Its purpose is to serve as a resource for researchers and analysts interested in understanding how these measures are conceptualized, constructed, and interpreted.
  • If you have additional questions regarding Pathways data analysis, please ask us a question.