Estimating AFQT scores for National Educational Longitudinal Study (NELS) respondents /
M. Rebecca Kilburn, Lawrence M. Hanser, and Jacob A. Klerman.
Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 1998.
xv, 54 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 1998.
general note
"Prepared for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, United States Army, National Defense Research Institute [and] Arroyo Center."
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references (p. 51-54).
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Main Description
This is the first report of a two-part project that estimates the determinants of individual enlistment decisions using the 1992 and 1994 wave of the National Educational Longitudinal Study (NELS).
Table of Contents
Prefacep. iii
Figuresp. vii
Tablesp. ix
Summaryp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Introductionp. 1
The AFQT and Its Role in Enlistmentp. 5
The Armed Forces Qualification Testp. 6
The National Longitudinal Survey of Youth: The Current Basis for AFQTp. 7
Information in the Nels and Approaches to Imputing Test Scoresp. 9
The National Education Longitudinal Studyp. 9
Approaches to Imputing Test Scoresp. 10
Methodologyp. 15
Issues in Estimating AFQT Scores for NELS Respondentsp. 15
A Detailed Strategy for Estimating AFQT Scores for NELS Respondentsp. 21
Implications for Recruiting Outcomesp. 25
Standard and Percentile Test Score Tablesp. 37
Relating Test Score Estimates to Recruiting Outcomesp. 43
Bibliographyp. 51
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