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Current Population Survey, December 1998: Computer and Internet Use (ICPSR 3045)

Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census


Data are provided in this collection on labor force activity for the week prior to the survey. Comprehensive data are available on the employment status, occupation, and industry of persons 15 years old and older. Also shown are personal characteristics such as age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Hispanic origin. This file also contains information on computer and Internet usage for persons 3 years old and older, including whether there was a computer in the household, if anyone in the household used the Internet, and whether anyone in the household used the Internet for e-mail.

Series: Current Population Survey Series

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Study Description


United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Current Population Survey, December 1998: Computer and Internet Use. ICPSR03045-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2001-02-07. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03045.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03045.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    census data, demographic characteristics, employment, households, labor force, population characteristics, population estimates, unemployment

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Time Period:   

  • 1998-12

Date of Collection:   

  • 1998-12

Universe:    Consists of all persons in the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States living in households.

Data Type(s):    survey data


Sample:    The probability sample selected to represent the universe consists of approximately 48,000 households.

Data Source:

personal interviews


Original ICPSR Release:   2001-02-07

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