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Dynamics of Population Aging in Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Countries, Census Microdata Samples: Bulgaria, 1992 (ICPSR 2200) RSS

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Summary:

The main objectives of this data collection effort were to assemble a set of cross-nationally comparable microdata samples based on the 1990 national population and housing censuses in countries of Europe and North America, and to use these samples to study the social and economic conditions of older persons. The samples are designed to allow research on a wide range of issues related to aging, as well as on other social phenomena. The Bulgarian 1992 Census dataset provided information on the type and size of dwelling units, amenities such as flush toilets, baths/showers, and kitchens, and the type of utility systems that were available. Also covered are the characteristics of the buildings within which these dwelling units were located. Demographic and socioeconomic information on household members includes age, sex, ethnic background, household size and composition, marital status, disabilities, education, religion, employment status, and occupation.

Series: Status of Older Persons in Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Countries, Census Microdata Samples Series

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  • These data are freely available.

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Study Description

Citation

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Population Activities Unit. Dynamics of Population Aging in Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Countries, Census Microdata Samples: Bulgaria, 1992. ICPSR02200-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-09-24. doi:10.3886/ICPSR02200.v1

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • United Nations Population Fund
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. National Institute on Aging

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   aging, demographic characteristics, housing, living conditions, older adults

Geographic Coverage:   Bulgaria, Europe, Global

Time Period:  

  • 1992

Date of Collection:  

  • 1992

Universe:   All persons and housing units in the Bulgarian 1992 Census.

Methodology

Sample:   Individual-based sample of 977,330 persons both noninstitutionalized and institutionalized with progressive oversampling with age, while retaining information on all persons co-residing in the noninstitutionalized sampled persons' dwelling units (N = 2,744,574).

Data Source:

personal interviews

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Version History:

  • 2013-09-27 This study was previously distributed on CD-ROM only. The contents of the CD-ROM are now available for public download from ICPSR as a zipped package.
  • 2008-09-24 The confidentiality agreement is now available as a downloadable PDF document.

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