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RE: Kinship Links (V52) [ Reply ]
By: Will Beasley on 2013-01-28 21:05

Gen1HousematesLinksV52.xlsx (41) downloads
Here is the most recent version of the links. It contains Gen1 subjects (ie, the original NLSY79 sample).

The full version of the links that has both generations (ie, NLSY79 and NLSY79-C) can be found in our R package on CRAN ( as either the `Links79Pair` or the `Links79PairExpanded`.

If anyone has trouble with that, feel free to contact us and we'll gladly email you a copy, in a variety of file formats.

Kinship Links [ Reply ]
By: Will Beasley on 2012-05-24 15:08

Links2011V28.xlsx (50) downloads
If you're not using R, downloading this file is probably the easiest way to start using the links.

Thorough documentation of the dataset's columns and structure can be found under the "Links79PairExpanded" heading in the package's documentation (

Although most of this document is aimed at R users, the "Links79PairExpanded" section is relevant to all statistical software.

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