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This document contains the Codebook for the data collected in the Second Malaysian Family Life Survey (MFLS-2), carried out in Peninsular Malaysia in 1988-1989. This document is essential for all those using the MFLS-2 data for analyses. The Codebook provides detailed descriptions of all variables and their locations in the MFLS-2 data files. The Codebook also presents information on cases that are known anomalies. The Codebook should be used in conjunction with the Survey Instruments (MR-107, MR-107/1) and the User's Guide (MR-109) for the MFLS-2. The Survey Instruments provide the details regarding the actual questions asked and the motivation behind those questions. The User's Guide discusses the file structure of the MFLS-2 database and addresses issues about identifying individuals of interest and linking the various subfile types to produce analytic files.

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