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Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
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, 1995. This file also contains data covering 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, is available for each person in the household enumerated.
Series: Current Population Survey Series
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United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Current Population Survey: Annual Demographic File, 1996. ICPSR06907-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1997. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06907.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06907.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: census data, demographic characteristics, employment, Hispanic or Latino origins, households, income, job history, labor force, Medicaid, Medicare, occupational mobility, population characteristics, population estimates, unemployment, working hours
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
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 249,697 cases in the hierarchical file include household-level, family-level, and person-level records. There are 124 variables for household records, 76 variables for family records, and 420 variables for person records.
Data on employment and income refer to the preceding year, although demographic data refer to the time of the survey.
Sample: A national probability sample was used in selecting housing units. About 60,000 housing units were contacted, with an additional 3,000 Hispanic households added to the March survey sample. The sample was located in 792 sample areas comprising 2,007 counties and independent cities with coverage in every state and in the District of Columbia.
Original ICPSR Release: 1997-10-08
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