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RAND Center for Population Health and Health Disparities (CPHHD) Data Core Series: Decennial Census Abridged, 1990-2010 [United States] (ICPSR 27866)
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, Decennial Census Abridged, has two cross-sectional datasets, one longitudinal (interpolated) dataset, and one longitudinal (extrapolated) dataset containing a large number and variety of population and housing characteristics-related measures. These data are summarized at five different geographic levels: tract, county (FIPS), county (Geographic), MSA (Geographic), and state. The following types of measures constructed from the Census Bureau Population and Housing Characteristics data are included in the data for this collection: housing characteristics (stock, quality, ownership, costs, expenditures, occupancy, etc.), crowding (housing and population density), urbanicity, racial and ethnic composition, language, nationality, and citizenship. Further measures cover family/household structure, transportation, educational attainment, labor force, employment status, disabilities, income, poverty, and demographics (e.g., age, gender, and race).
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Escarce, Jose J., Nicole Lurie, and Adria Jewell. RAND Center for Population Health and Health Disparities (CPHHD) Data Core Series: Decennial Census Abridged, 1990-2010 [United States]. ICPSR27866-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2011-10-21. doi:10.3886/ICPSR27866.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR27866.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: age, census, census data, census records, census tract level, citizenship, commuting (travel), counties, demographic characteristics, education, employment, ethnicity, FIPS codes, gender, home ownership, household composition, household income, housing conditions, housing costs, housing occupancy, housing units, income, labor force, language, living arrangements, native born, population characteristics, population density, poverty, race, rural population, urban population
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 (state), North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, United States, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Date of Collection:
Unit of Observation: census tract, county (FIPS), county (geographic), MSA (geographic), state
Universe: All census tracts in the 50 United States and District of Columbia (all datasets) and Puerto Rico (2000 cross-sectional datasets).
Data Types: census/enumeration data
Data Collection Notes:
Data for Segregation Indices (ICPSR 27863), Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status (SES) Index (ICPSR 27865), Disability (ICPSR 27862), Cost-of-Living Indices (ICPSR 27621), 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.
Decennial Census Population and Housing Characteristics Data, United States Census Bureau
Original ICPSR Release: 2011-10-21
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