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L.A.FANS Documentation

L.A.FANS provides a comprehensive set of documentation for data users and those interested in the design of the study. Careful reading of the documentation is essential to understand the nature and content of the data and how to use them. L.A.FANS documentation includes separate reports on study design, questionnaires, fieldwork training, codebooks, and rates and patterns of non-response.


L.A.FANS questionnaires are available as documentation as well as in an on-line version. Users may also be interested in the document that discusses the origin of the questions and scales in the L.A.FANS questionnaires.

Data Support

The L.A.FANS project team provides general data support through the our . All questions regarding the content of the L.A.FANS data and how to utilize its multiple-file structure should be sent to that email address. We maintain a list of responses to user questions sent to that email address.

Data Updates

Updated information and revisions to the L.A.FANS data are available periodically. Register to receive e-mail announcements about new data updates.