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Current Population Survey: Annual Demographic File, 1990 (ICPSR 9475) RSS

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This data collection supplies standard monthly labor force data and also provides supplemental data on work experience, income, noncash benefits, and migration. Comprehensive information is given on the employment status, occupation, and industry of persons 15 years old and older. Additional data for persons 15 years old and older are available concerning weeks worked and hours per week worked, reason not working full time, total income and income components, and residence on March 1, 1989. This file also contains data covering nine noncash income sources: food stamps, school lunch programs, employer-provided group health insurance plans, employer-provided pension plans, personal health insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, CHAMPUS or military health care, and energy assistance. Information on demographic characteristics, such as age, sex, race, household relationship, and Spanish origin, are available for each person in the household enumerated.

Series: Current Population Survey Series

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Citation

U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. CURRENT POPULATION SURVEY: ANNUAL DEMOGRAPHIC FILE, 1990. 2nd ICPSR release. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1991. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, [distributor], 1991. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09475.v2

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   census data, demographic characteristics, employment, Hispanic origins, households, income, job history, labor force, Medicaid, Medicare, occupational mobility, population characteristics, population estimates, unemployment, working hours

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1989--1990

Universe:   Civilian noninstitutional population of the United States living in housing units and male members of the Armed Forces living in civilian housing units on military bases or in households not on military bases.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

The 299,576 cases in this hierarchical file include household-level, family-level, and person-level records. There are approximately 120 variables for the household records, approximately 65 variables for the family records, and approximately 350 variables for the person records. Data on employment and income refer to the preceding year, although demographic data refer to the time of the survey.

Methodology

Sample:   A national probability sample was used in selecting housing units. About 57,000 housing units were contacted with an additional sample of 2,500 Spanish households added to the March survey sample. The sample was located in 729 sample areas comprising 1,973 counties and independent cities with coverage in every state and in the District of Columbia.

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