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Current Population Survey, July 1992: Telephone Availability Supplement File (ICPSR 4310)

Alternate Title:   CPS, July 1992

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


Data are provided on labor force activity for the week prior to the survey, which took place in July 1992. Comprehensive data are available on the employment status, occupation, and industry of persons 15 years old and over. Additional data are included on the availability of telephones in households. Also shown are personal characteristics such as age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Hispanic origin.

Series: Current Population Survey Series

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Study Description


U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. CURRENT POPULATION SURVEY, JULY 1992: TELEPHONE AVAILABILITY SUPPLEMENT FILE. ICPSR04310-v1. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1992. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2005-12-06. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04310.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04310.v1

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Scope of Study

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

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Time Period:   

  • 1992-07

Date of Collection:   

  • 1992-07

Unit of Observation:    individual

Universe:    The universe consists of all persons in the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States living in households.

Data Type(s):    survey data

Data Collection Notes:

There are three types of records: Adult, Armed Forces, and Child. There are 240 variables in the Adult record, 112 in the Armed Forces record, and 105 in the Child record.


Sample:    The probability sample selected to represent the universe consists of approximately 57,000 households.

Mode of Data Collection:    face-to-face interview


Original ICPSR Release:   2005-12-06


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