RES_BPLG: Region or Country of birth: R [V16]

101. I'd like to ask you about the cities, towns,
suburbs or other places you've lived in.  We're interested in
big moves you've made, and small ones like from a city to a
suburb. have you lived right here in this (city, town, farming
area) all your life?

(IF R HAS NOT LIVED "RIGHT HERE" ALL LIFE) 102. What different
cities, towns, or farming areas have you lived in, and when did
you move to each one? Start with where your mother was living
when you were born.
0 Other foreign countries; don't know 60.2%
1 Southern United States: AL, AR, DE, DC, FL, GA, KY, LA, MD, 1,16635.8%
2 Northeastern United States: CT, ME, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, 77523.8%
3 North Central United States: IL, IN, IA, KS, MI, MN, MO, NB, 93228.6%
4 Western United States: AZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, UT, 2567.9%
5 Other U.S.: State unknown, or Alaska, Hawaii, or born abroa 80.2%
6 Mexico, Puerto Rico, Central and South America and other Car 270.8%
7 Canada 190.6%
8 Europe 611.9%
Missing Data
9 Not ascertained 60.2%
Total 3,256 100%

Based upon 3,250 valid cases out of 3,256 total cases.

Summary Statistics

  • mean: 2.26
  • median: 2.00
  • mode: 1.00
  • minimum: 0
  • maximum: 8
  • standard deviation: 1.37

Location: 21-21 (width: 1; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

(Range of) Missing Values: 9


Source: This variable was taken from: Growth of American Families, 1960.

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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.

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