Download Data - STATA Format

Download Data - STATA Format

* Please note that there are three missing values in the data:

  • .i: Inapplicable (IAP). Respondents who are not asked to answer a specific question are assigned to IAP.
  • .d: Don't know (DK)
  • .n: No answer (NA)

STATA V8.0 Files

Cumulative Data Set (cross-sectional samples from all years):

GSS 1972-2012 Cross-Sectional Cumulative Data (Release 6, June 19, 2014)

Download Individual Year Data Sets (cross-section only)

GSS 1972-2012 Release 6

* Only year-specific variables are included in the yearly data files.

1972    1973    1974    1975    1976    1977    1978

1980    1982    1983    1984    1985    1986    1987    1988    1989

1990    1991    1993    1994    1996    1998

2000    2002    2004    2006    2008

2010    2012

 

Merged Single-Year Data Sets (cross-sectional and all panels):

GSS 2012 merged with all cases and variables (Release 5, June 19, 2014)

GSS 2010 merged with all cases and variables (Release 2, April 2012)

GSS 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Merged (Release 3, Apr. 2010)

 

Two-wave Panels:

GSS Panel 2010-Sample Wave 2 (Release 1, Aug. 2013)

 

Three-wave Panels:

GSS Panel 2008-Sample Wave 3 (August 2013)

GSS Panel 2006-Sample Wave 3 (Release 3, May 2014)

* Many researchers will find the "long" format easier to work with. Here is a Stata do file to convert the "wide" data we provide to "long" format. We thank Jeremy Freese for the do file.

Other:

GSS-NDI 1978-2002 (Release 1, Nov. 2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Past Releases

GSS Panel 2006-Sample Wave 3 (Release 2, Sep. 2012)

GSS 2010 merged with all cases and variables (Release 1, Oct. 2011)

GSS Panel (2006 sample) Wave 2 (Release 1, Apr. 2010)

The National Data Program for the Sciences  NORC