A dataset containing an extract from the General Social Survey. See http://gss.norc.org/Get-Documentation for full documentation of the variables. This data contains seven variables from `gss_lon` with all NA values omitted.



A data frame with 60,423 rows and 7 variables.


National Opinion Research Center, http://gss.norc.org.


  • year. gss year for this respondent.

  • id. respondent id number.

  • age. age of respondent.

  • race. race of respondent.

  • sex. respondent's sex.

  • siblings. Number of brothers and sisters (recoded from SIBS).

  • kids. Number of children (recoded from CHILDS).