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Postsecondary Career School Survey, 1981: [United States] (ICPSR 2383)
Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics
This survey was designed to collect data on postsecondary institutions offering vocational education programs. These data are used to develop a directory that parallels existing U.S. Office of Education directories of colleges and universities, both public and private. The data collected give comprehensive information on career training opportunities and a complete universe of institutions from which samples may be drawn. Information on individual institutions includes identification and location of institutions, size of vocational enrollments, vocational education programs offered, specific accreditation data, and other general information.
Series: Vocational Education Series
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U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. POSTSECONDARY CAREER SCHOOL SURVEY, 1981: [UNITED STATES]. ICPSR version. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics [producer], 1981. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2001. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02383.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02383.v1
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: Individual postsecondary institutions offering vocational education programs.
Data Types: survey data
Data Collection Notes:
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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:
- Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.
Original ICPSR Release: 2001-12-21
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