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Current Population Survey: Voter Supplement File, 1986 (ICPSR 8707)

Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census

Summary:

This collection provides information on labor force activity for the week prior to the survey. Comprehensive data are available on the employment status, occupation, and industry of persons 14 years old and over. Also supplied are personal characteristics such as age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Spanish origin. In addition to these standard data, the November voting and registration supplement contains data pertaining to citizenship status, voting status in the election of November 4, 1986, and registration status. Telephone availability data are also provided in this file.

Series: Current Population Survey Series

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U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. CURRENT POPULATION SURVEY: VOTER SUPPLEMENT FILE, 1986. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1986. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1987. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08707.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08707.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    census data, demographic characteristics, employment, Hispanic origins, households, labor force, national elections, population characteristics, population estimates, unemployment, voter attitudes, voter registration, voters, voting behavior

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Time Period:   

  • 1986-11

Date of Collection:   

  • 1986-11-17--1986-11-22

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

Data Type(s):    survey data

Methodology

Sample:    Probability sample consisting of approximately 71,000 households.

Data Source:

personal interviews

Version(s)

Original ICPSR Release:   1987-10-12

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