Data & codebooks

Information about the codebooks and data analysis used in historical Kinsey Institute studies.


Kinsey interviews

  • The Kinsey Interview Kit: Codebook, 2nd ed. (compiled and edited by Thomas G. Albright, 1991, 2006) and The Kinsey Interview Kit, (compiled and edited by Joan Scherer Brewer, 1985).
  • Blanchard, Ray, and Bogaert, Anthony F. "Biodemographic comparisons of homosexual and heterosexual men in the Kinsey interview data." Archives of Sexual Behavior 25(6):551-579, 1996.
  • Gebhard, Paul H. and Johnson, Alan B. The Kinsey Data: Marginal Tabulations of the 1938-1963 Interviews Conducted by the Institute for Sex Research. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, 1979.
Chicago College Youth Study (NORC Survey #4020) Chicago Homosexual Study Cross-Cultural Study San Francisco Homosexual Study
  • A Study of Socialization, 1969-70. (A. Bell & M. Weinberg) 
  • Interview schedule/codebook (PDF) (Caution: This is a very large file. A fast connection is recommended for downloading.)
  • Parents' Questionnaire. (Bell & Weinberg) [interview schedule & codebook]. 
  • Sibling Questionnaire. (Bell & Weinberg) [interview schedule & codebook].
  • Bell, Alan P., Weinberg, M., and Hammersmith, S. Sexual Preference: Its Development in Men and Women: Statistical Appendix. Bloomington, IN: Indiana U. Press, 1981.
Chicago Attitude Study (NORC Survey #4088) Sexuality Following Spinal Cord Injury
  • Questions for Spinal Cord Injured. (P. Gebhard, J. Donohue, & Lois Perkins, 1978) 
  • Questions for Able Bodied Partners of Spinal Cord Injured. (Gebhard, Donohue, & Perkins)
  • Spinal cord injury questionairres (PDF)

Other published materials

Chicago College Youth Study - NORC Survey #4020

  • Simon, W., Berger, A., and Gagnon, J. "Beyond anxiety and fantasy: The coital experiences of college youth." Journal of Youth and Adolescence 1(3):203-222, 1972.
  • Spanier, Graham B. "Sources of sex information and premarital sexual behavior."Journal of Sex Research 13(2):73-88, May 1977.
Cross-Cultural Study
  • Weinberg, Martin S., and Williams, C.J. Male Homosexuals: Their Problems and Adaptations. NY: Oxford U. Press, 1974.
Chicago Attitude Study - NORC Survey #4088
  • Fay, Robert E., et al. "Prevalence and patterns of same-gender sexual contact among gay men." Science 243: 338-348, Jan 30, 1989.
  • Klassen, Albert D., Williams, C.J., & Levitt, E.E. Sex and Morality in the United States, ed. by H.J. O'Gorman. Middleton, CT: Wesleyan U. Press, 1989.
  • Levitt, Eugene E., and Klassen, A.D. "Public attitudes toward homosexuality: Part of the 1970 National Survey by the Institute for Sex Research," Journal of Homosexuality1(1):29-43, Fall 1974.
Sexuality Following Spinal Cord Injury
  • Donohue, John, and Gebhard, P. "The Kinsey Institute/Indiana University Report on Sexuality and Spinal Cord Injury." Sexuality and Disability 13(1):7-85, 1995. Special Issue.

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