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Label/Question

Unique identifier for each observation. Combination of id_file, id_fam, id_indiv

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

File numbers were created during the digitization process.

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

Unique identifier within each file that groups observations by family/household. Since card numbers were (often) similar - i.e. in a series - for all family members living in the same dwelling unit, by drawing on these numbers, as well as last names... (view details)

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

Identifier unique to each individual, within each family and file.

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

Categorical variable indicated the jurisdiction (county or city) that an individual observation was drawn from.

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

Indicates whether variable belongs to the urban (Davenport, Des Moines, Dubuque) or rural (all others) sample. See "Sample Selection Methodology" (above) for further discussion of composition of the urban and rural subsample. See variable 'wt' for i... (view details)

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

Weight variable for scaling urban and rural sample such that tabulations based on each sample will be representative of the entire state of Iowa (minus the rural areas of counties containing large cities). ... (view details)

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

Respondent's age, as reported on census card.

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

Respondent's sex, as reported on census card.

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

Respondent's race, as reported on census card.

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

Marital status of respondent, as recorded on census card.

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

Type of school attended during 1914, if any school attended, as recorded on census card.

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

Months of school attended in 1914, if any school attended, as recorded on census card (reported to nearest tenth of a month).

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

Type of school attended during 1914, if a second type of school is indicated, as recorded on census card.

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

Months of school attended in 1914, if a second type of school is indicated, as recorded on census card (reported to nearest tenth of a month). ... (view details)

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

Respondent can read, as recorded on census card.

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

Respondent can write, as recorded on census card.

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

Whether respondent suffers from an infirmity, as recorded on census card. Note, "idiot" and "insane" may have been confused by assessors and respondents alike. It should also be noted that institutionalized individuals were often NOT classified as h... (view details)

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

Whether an individual was born outside the U.S., and whether naturalized, as recorded by assessor. Note, may not perfectly correspond to birthplace as indicated by birthpl. ... (view details)

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

Number of years respondent has lived in the United States; equals age if respondent was U.S.-born.

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

Number of years respondent has lived in Iowa; equals age if respondent was born in Iowa.

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

Number of months respondent was unemployed in 1914, as recorded on census card. (Months reported to nearest tenth).

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

Total earnings in 1914 from occupation, ($). Note: zero is given if number reported was negative; if person refused to answer or if occupation is given but no earnings, observation counted as missing (-9999). If individual reported zero, zero is giv... (view details)

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

Indicates if respondent earned additional income in the form of goods or from supplemental (not occupation-related) sources, e.g. room and board, tips, commission. ... (view details)

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

Years of common school attended by respondent by 1914.

Taken from: The 1915 Iowa State Census Project.

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