SAT data file


List of variables:

SAT= combined verbal and math SAT scores
rank= percentile rank in class
satobs= 1 if the SAT score is observed; 0 otherwise
mlhs= 1 if the respondent's mother did not complete high school; = 0 otherwise
mcol= 1 if the respondent's mother completed one or more years of college; = 0 otherwise
flhs= 1 if the respondent's father did not complete high school; = 0 otherwise
fcol= 1 if the respondent's father completed one or more years of college; = 0 otherwise
black= 1 if the respondent is African-American(=0 otherwise)
hisp= 1 if the respondent is Hispanic (=0 otherwise)
asian = 1 if the respondent is Asian-American (=0 otherwise)
female = 1 if the respondent is female (=0 otherwise)
rdsc= scaled reading score (mean=50, std. dev=10)
vocab= scaled vocabulary score
pict= scaled picture number score
lgsc= scaled letter groups score
matsc= scaled mathematics score
mosaic= scaled mosaic comparison score
nsib= # of siblings for the respondent
The sample consists of 6370 individuals who were high school seniors in 1972.

Source: National Longitudinal Survey of the High School Class of 1972, National Center for Educational Statistics

John Kane - kane@oswego.edu
Department of Economics, SUNY-Oswego, Oswego, NY 13126