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Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation, 1980 (ICPSR 8201) RSS

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Summary:

This three-part survey was conducted in 1980 by the Census Bureau for the Department of the Interior to examine the fishing, hunting, and wildlife-associated activities of United States civilians. Part 1, File FH3, contains information on the kinds of hunting and fishing done. Variables include the state, wildlife region, or foreign country in which the activities occurred, the number of trips taken, duration of trips, distance traveled from home, the average catch or yield, and number of hours per day hunted or fished. Additional information pertains to expenditures for hunting- and fishing-related activities and membership in national or local conservation or wildlife-related organizations. Part 2, File FH4, includes data on wildlife observation, photography, and feeding. Data furnished include type of site visited, type of area (local, state, or federal), kinds of wildlife observed, and expenses for food, lodging, transportation, and fees. Additional information is available on kinds of wildlife present, types and amounts of feed provided, and equipment costs. Part 3, File FH2, supplies information on respondents who participated in fishing, hunting, or nonconsumptive wildlife-associated activities (i.e., wildlife observation, photography, and feeding).

Series: National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation (FHWAR) Series

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DS0:  Study-Level Files
Documentation:
DS1:  File FH3 - Download All Files (218,236 KB)
Data:
DS2:  File FH4 - Download All Files (29,997 KB)
Data:
DS3:  File FH2 - Download All Files (60,968 KB)
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Study Description

Citation

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation, 1980. ICPSR08201-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2013-05-31. doi:10.3886/ICPSR08201.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   fishing, hunting, leisure, memberships, outdoor recreation, public opinion, recreation expenses, states (USA), time utilization

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1980

Date of Collection:  

  • 1980

Universe:   All persons in the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States living in households.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

Although noninterview records in Part 3, the FH2 file, contain weights in positions 25-36, the weights have not been adjusted and should not be used in any analysis.

Methodology

Sample:   The probability sample selected to represent the universe consists of approximately 143,000 households.

Data Source:

personal and telephone interviews

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.

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Version History:

  • 2006-01-18 File CB8201.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.

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