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V900023: BELT CODE

BELT CODE (1980 CENSUS)

Notes: THIS VARIABLE WAS CODED ACCORDING TO THE 1980 CENSUS WITH ADDITIONS FROM CENSUS POPULATION REPORTS. SUBURBS ARE DEFINED AS ALL URBANIZED AREAS IN THE SMSA EXCLUSIVE OF THE AREAS CODED 1 AND 2 BELOW, PLUS THE REMAINDER OF ANY COUNTY THAT INCLUDES A CENTRAL CITY OR PARTS OF A CENTRAL CITY. (NOTE: IN THE NEW ENGLAND DIVISION WHERE SMSA BOUNDARIES DO NOT FOLLOW COUNTY LINES, IT IS NECESSARY TO LIMIT THIS CATEGORY TO THE SMSA PART OF A COUNTY THAT INCLUDES A CENTRAL CITY). AN ADJACENT AREA INCLUDES ALL TERRITORY BEYOND THE OUTER BOUNDARY OF THE SUBURBAN BELT, BUT WITHIN FIFTY MILES OF THE CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT OF A CENTRAL CITY. AN OUTLYING AREA INCLUDES ALL TERRITORY MORE THAN FIFTY MILES FROM THE CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT OF A CENTRAL CITY.

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 Central cities / 6 largest 1487.5%
2 Central cities / < 2,000,000 29614.9%
3 Suburbs of 6 largest SCSAs 32016.2%
4 Suburbs of other SMSAs 55327.9%
5 Adjacent areas 52826.7%
6 Outlying areas 1356.8%
Total 1,980 100%

Based upon 1,980 valid cases out of 1,980 total cases.

Location: 89-89 (width: 1; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: ANES 1990 Time Series Study.

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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.