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RAND Center for Population Health and Health Disparities (CPHHD) Data Core Series: Cost-of-Living Indices, 1990-2000 [United States] (ICPSR 27621)
Principal Investigator(s): Escarce, Jose J., RAND Corporation; Lurie, Nicole, RAND Corporation; Jewell, Adria, RAND Corporation
The RAND Center for Population Health and Health Disparities (CPHHD) Data Core Series is composed of a wide selection of analytical measures, encompassing a variety of domains, all derived from a number of disparate data sources. The CPHHD Data Core's central focus is on geographic measures for census tracts, counties, and Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) from two distinct geo-reference points, 1990 and 2000. The current study, Cost-of-Living Indices, has four longitudinal datasets containing normalized, annualized cost-of-living indices for MSAs, two of them 1990 geo-referenced, and the other two 2000 geo-referenced. One dataset in each of the geo-reference years includes the higher cost MSAs of Alaska and Hawaii in the estimations and predictions; the other excludes these MSAs.
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Escarce, Jose J., Nicole Lurie, and Adria Jewell. RAND Center for Population Health and Health Disparities (CPHHD) Data Core Series: Cost-of-Living Indices, 1990-2000 [United States]. ICPSR27621-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2011-05-13. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR27621.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR27621.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: census, census data, census records, cost of living, cost of living indexes, metropolitan statistical areas
Smallest Geographic Unit: census tract
Geographic Coverage: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, United States, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Date of Collection:
Unit of Observation: Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)
Universe: All Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) in the 50 United States and District of Columbia.
Data Types: census/enumeration data
Data Collection Notes:
Data for Decennial Census Abridged (ICPSR 27866), Segregation Indices (ICPSR 27863), Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status (SES) Index (ICPSR 27865), Disability (ICPSR 27862), Pollution (ICPSR 27864), and Street Connectivity (ICPSR 27861) are also available from ICPSR.
Additional details about the RAND center for Population Health and Health Disparities (CPHHD) Data Core Series can be found on the RAND Web site.
Study Purpose: The purpose of the CPHHD Data Core Series is to provide projects with the data tools necessary to conduct quality, population-based, health-relevant research.
The Council for Community and Economic Research (ACCRA), Cost of Living Index (COLI) Data, 1990-2000.
Original ICPSR Release: 2011-05-13
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