V081104: HHList.4. Respondent: age
Selected Respondent: age
Notes: This represents information given in the household listing (screener). Before an interview could be conducted, the screener was completed by an adult household member (called 'the informant'), who listed all adult (17 years old or older) household members. The informant also provided age, race, gender, Latino status, citizenship status, and relationship to the informant for each listed member. The random selection of Respondent was made among the screener's eligible household members (citizens age 18 or older by October 30, 2008).
Notes: All household members age 17 and older were initially included in the screener, however among listed members who were 17 years old and citizens, only those who would become age-eligible (18 years old) by October 30, 2008 were retained for the selection process. For household members whose age was not known or was refused by the informant in the screener, an age over 17 years (as of October 30, 2008) was established prior to inclusion in the selection process, even if exact age was not ascertained as part of the screener.
Notes: Only when the informant is also the selected Respondent will HHList.4 represent the Respondent's self-identification of age. Item Y1x in the Pre deomographics section is age calculated from birthdate given by the Respondent in Y1a-Y1c.
|17||17. 17 years old (18 by Oct 30, 2008)||3||0.1%|
|18||18. 18 years old||31||1.3%|
|-9||-9. Refused in household listing||19||0.8%|
|-8||-8. Don't know (in household listing)||3||0.1%|
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Based upon 2,300 valid cases out of 2,322 total cases.
- mean: 47.01
- median: 46.00
- mode: 45.00
- minimum: 17
- maximum: 90
- standard deviation: 17.22
Location: 104-105 (width: 2; decimal: 0)
Variable Type: numeric
(Range of) Missing Values: -9 , -8
Source: This variable was taken from: American National Election Study, 2008: Pre- and Post-Election Survey.
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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.