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Mexican Family Life Survey - 2012

Data Source
  • Latin America & Caribbean
  • Mexico

The Mexican Family Life Survey (MxFLS) is a longitudinal, multi-thematic survey representative of the Mexican population at the national, urban, rural, and regional level.

Study Website
Adolescents: Not available
  • Females and Males
Age Range:
  • 10-14
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
Study Design:
  • Observational
Type of Data:
  • Longitudinal
Time Period: 2009-2012; 2005-2006; 2002
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Graciela Teruel (Iberoamericana University); Luis Rubalcava (Center for Economic Research and Teaching); Duncan Thomas (Duke University); Elizabeth Frankenberg (University of North Carolina)
Funders: Centro de Investigaciόn y Docencia Econόmicas; Consejo Nacionalde Ciencia y Tecnologia de México; Ford Foundation; Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social; National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD); Northwestern University; Mexico Secretariat of Social Development; Universidad Iberoamericana; University of California (Institute for Mexico and U.S., UC MEXUS); University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA); National Bank of Mexico; Deutsche Post DHL Group (DHL); Fondo Conacyt Sedesol; Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social; Mexico Secretariat of Health; Duke University; Mexglobal Group; National Institute on Aging (NIA); National Science Foundation (NSF); Volaris
  • Not applicable
Notes: Not all funders provided funding for all survey rounds. Request data link is for first round of survey data only. Age range during first survey round.
Demographic Characteristics - Urban and Rural;
Economics - Employment, Savings;
Education - Grade attainment/attendance, Learning, School quality;
Family/Household Structure;
Gender Attitudes/Beliefs - Gender role beliefs, Marriage attitudes;
Health Care Access and Utilization;
Mental Health;
Migration and Mobility;
Physical Health - Nutrition, Self-reported health;
Reproductive Health - Family planning/contraception, Fertility;
Subjective Expectations;
Time Use;
Tobacco/Alcohol/Drug Use;
Violence - Physical violence;