Family Information Form – Youth

Abstract: The Family Information Form-Youth is a form given to the Fast Track respondents in years 14 and 15. Prior to this time, the Family Information Form was completed by parents after the school year was complete. The original Family Information Form (CPPRG,1990) was used for deriving demographic data, family structure data, and socioeconomic status. Since the measure was used over the 12 years that followed, items were added to it to include the target child's experience with adult male figures, the family yearly history of medical, mental health, drug and alcohol use, illnesses/difficulties for parents, the target child’s siblings, and information for tracking families in the event of a move. For years 14 and 15, the Family Information Form completed by the target child focuses on his/her living arrangements and other type of family characteristics. The questionnaire first establishes the target child living arrangements. A series of skip patterns follows depending on the living arrangements. This report follows that original structure. No scales are constructed for this measure for years 14 and 15. The Fast Track Project created this form to collect general data about the target child as a young adult. The Family Information Form-Child is a complex questionnaire which gathers information in a variety of characteristics of the living arrangements of the target child. Complicated family arrangements add complexity to the data structure. The user must note the low counts as the logical skips selects various living arrangements. Variables related to the first nominated living partner are included in this report. Variables measuring dates, Census and Hollingshead codes to identify the target child’s partners labor outcomes have been omitted.

Who Completed this Measure?: select one

Cohort 1 - Administrative History

  • Year 09 | grade 8 | age 14
  • Year 10 | grade 9 | age 15

Cohort 2 - Administrative History

  • Year 14 | age 19
  • Year 15 | age 20

Cohort 3 - Administrative History

  • Year 14 | age 19
  • Year 15 | age 20

Technical Reports:

Raw Dataset Name: CyBI

Scored Dataset Name: FICySCc

Demographic Characteristics, Family History, Family Relations, Family Structure, Finances, Mental Illness, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Employment, Special Education, Substance Abuse

Is this Measure Available for Public Use?: Yes

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