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Dynamics of Population Aging in Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Countries, Census Microdata Samples: Romania, 1992 (ICPSR 6900) RSS

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Summary:

The main objectives of this data collection effort were to assemble a set of cross-nationally comparable microdata samples for Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) countries based on the 1990 national population and housing censuses in countries of Europe and North America, and to use these samples to study the social and economic conditions of older persons. The samples are designed to allow research on a wide range of issues related to aging, as well as on other social phenomena. Included in the Romania data collection are questions on type of dwelling unit and the presence of amenities, such as telephones, toilets, automobiles, baths/showers, washers, and TV sets, as well as the availability of utility systems. Also covered are the characteristics of the buildings within which these dwelling units were located. Demographic and socioeconomic information on household members includes age, sex, year of birth, household composition, marital status, number of children, education, income, religion, and occupation.

Series: Status of Older Persons in Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Countries, Census Microdata Samples Series

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  • These data are freely available.

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Citation

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Population Activities Unit. Dynamics of Population Aging in Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Countries, Census Microdata Samples: Romania, 1992. ICPSR06900-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2013-09-27. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06900.v1

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • United Nations Population Fund
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. National Institute on Aging

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   aging, demographic characteristics, housing, living conditions, older adults

Geographic Coverage:   Global, Romania

Time Period:  

  • 1992

Date of Collection:  

  • 1992

Universe:   All persons and housing units in the Romania 1992 Census.

Data Types:   census/enumeration data

Methodology

Sample:   Individual-based sample of 1,312,887 persons both noninstitutionalized and institutionalized with progressive oversampling with age, while retaining information on all persons co-residing in the noninstitutionalized sampled persons dwelling unit (N = 2,759,497).

Data Source:

personal interviews

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Version History:

  • 2013-09-27 This study was previously distributed on CD-ROM only. The contents of the CD-ROM are now available for public download from ICPSR as a zipped package.
  • 2008-09-24 The confidentiality agreement is now available as a downloadable PDF document.

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