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Current Population Survey: Annual Demographic File, 1993 (ICPSR 6244)

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Summary:

This data collection supplies standard monthly labor force data as well as supplemental data on work experience, income, noncash benefits, and migration. Comprehensive information is given on the employment status, occupation, and industry of persons 15 years old and older. Additional data are available concerning weeks worked and hours per week worked, reason not working full-time, total income and income components, and residence on March 1, 1992. This file also contains data covering nine noncash income sources: food stamps, school lunch programs, employer-provided group health insurance plans, employer-provided pension plans, personal health insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, CHAMPUS or military health care, and energy assistance. Information on demographic characteristics, such as age, sex, race, household relationship, and Hispanic origin, are available for each person in the household enumerated.

Series: Current Population Survey Series

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Citation

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Current Population Survey: Annual Demographic File, 1993. ICPSR06244-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1993. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06244.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   census data, demographic characteristics, employment, Hispanic or Latino origins, households, income, job history, labor force, occupational mobility, population characteristics, population estimates, unemployment, working hours

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1993

Date of Collection:  

  • 1993-03

Universe:   Civilian noninstitutional population of the United States living in housing units and members of the armed forces living in civilian housing units on military bases or in households not on military bases.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

The 294,657 cases in this hierarchical file include household-level, family-level, and person-level records. There are approximately 130 variables for the household records, approximately 75 variables for the family records, and approximately 390 variables for the person records. Data on employment and income refer to the preceding year, although demographic data refer to the time of the survey.

Methodology

Sample:   A national probability sample was used in selecting housing units. About 57,000 housing units were contacted, with an additional 2,500 Hispanic households added to the March survey sample. The sample was located in 729 sample areas comprising 1,973 counties and independent cities with coverage in every state and in the District of Columbia.

Data Source:

personal interviews

Extent of Processing:  ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Standardized missing values.

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