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Current Population Survey: Annual Demographic File, 1972 (ICPSR 7563)
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, and migration. Comprehensive information is given on the employment status, occupation, and industry of persons 14 years old and older. Additional data are available concerning weeks worked and hours per week worked, reason not working full-time, total income and income components, and residence. Information on demographic characteristics, such as age, sex, race, educational attainment, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, 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, 1972. ICPSR version. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin, Institute for Reseach on Poverty, Data Center [producer], 197?. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1999. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07563.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07563.v1
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 1972.
Data Types: survey data
Data Collection Notes:
(1) This hierarchical file contains 188,685 records. There are 155 variables and two record types: family and person. Family records contain 56 variables, and person records contain 99 variables. (2) Both family and person records contain weights, which should be used in any analysis. (3) This data file was obtained from the Data Program and Library Service (DPLS), University of Wisconsin. Some data management operations intended to store the data more efficiently were performed by DPLS. That organization also revised the original Census Bureau documentation. (4) The codebook is provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated 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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