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Current Population Survey: Annual Demographic File, 1981 (ICPSR 7535)
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 14 years old and older. Additional data are available for persons 15 years old and older concerning weeks worked and hours per week worked, reason not working full-time, total income and income components, and residence. This file also contains data covering noncash income sources such as food stamps, school lunch programs, employer-provided group health insurance plans, employer-provided pension plans, Medicaid, Medicare, and CHAMPUS or military health care. Information on demographic characteristics, such as age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, educational attainment, and Hispanic origin, is available for each person in the household enumerated.
Series: Current Population Survey Series
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U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. CURRENT POPULATION SURVEY: ANNUAL DEMOGRAPHIC FILE, 1981. 2nd ICPSR version. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1981. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1999. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07535.v2
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07535.v2
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: census data, demographic characteristics, employment, Hispanic origins, households, income, job history, labor force, occupational mobility, population characteristics, population estimates, unemployment, working hours
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: Persons in the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States living in households and members of the armed forces living in civilian housing in 1981.
Data Types: survey data
Data Collection Notes:
(1) This hierarchical file contains 333,680 records. There are three record types: household, family, and person. Household records contain approximately 40 variables, family records contain approximately 78 variables, and person records contain approximately 220 variables. (2) All records contain weights, which must be used in any analysis. (3) The codebook is provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.
Sample: A national probability sample was used in selecting housing units.
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-06-28
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