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Name
Label/Question
1.

case number, multicity file

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

2.

city

City Origin of Record

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

3.

id number in single-city files

Original City ID number (ordered as in original file) Note: This variable should only be used for identification WITHIN cities, because the numbering scheme differs across cities. ... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

4.

sampling stratum

Sampling Strata Note: This variable should only be used for identification WITHIN cities, because the numbering scheme differs across cities. ... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

5.

unique stratum id

Unique Stratum Identifier Note: This is a stratum identifier that may be used across cities with no duplications. The first digit is the city number (1-4) and the remaining three digits are the STRATUM number, as above. ... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

6.

sampling cluster

Sampling Cluster Note: This variable should only be used for identification WITHIN cities, because the numbering scheme differs across cities. ... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

7.

houshold level weight

Expansion Household Weight

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

8.

person level weight

Expansion Person Weight Note: New person weights for Detroit are incorporated in the 11/26/97 release of the dataset.

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

9.

sex of interviewer

Sex of the Interviewer

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

10.

race of interviewer

Race of the Interviewer

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

11.

link to census data files

Geographic Identifier for Matching STF Files Note: This variable replaces GEOGID in previous versions of the data. It may be used to match records to the corresponding census data files (STF files) for each city. The order of GEOLINK is ra... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

12.

how long lived in area

First, I'd like to ask you some questions about where you have lived. How long have you lived in [THIS AREA]? Note: For [THIS AREA], substitute for Detroit: "Detroit Area. By the Detroit area, I mean, Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties"; f... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

13.

city before 16 years old

In what City and State did you live most of the time before you were 16 years old? Note: Only Los Angeles asked about city.

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

14.

state before 16 years old

State or Country Code [See Appendix A for codes and frequencies.]

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

15.

city where born

Where was your mother living when you were born? FIPS City Code

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

16.

state where born

Where was your mother living when you were born? State or Country Code [See codes for A2B in Appendix A.]

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

17.

month of arrival in us

When did you first come to live in the (mainland) United States? Month [See Appendix A for codes and frequencies]

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

18.

year of arrival in us

When did you first come to live in the (mainland) United States? Year

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

19.

any education outside us

Did any of your education take place outside the (mainland) U.S.?

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

20.

grade/year completed before us

What is the highest grade or year of regular schooling you completed before coming to the U.S.?

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

21.

months at present address

How long have you lived at your present address? Note: Respondents may have values on both variables, such as 1 1/2 years being recorded as "6" on A7A and "1" on A7B. Month [See Appendix A for codes and frequencies] ... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

22.

years at present address

How long have you lived at your present address? Note: Respondents may have values on both variables, such as 1 1/2 years being recorded as "6" on A7A and "1" on A7B. Year ... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

23.

previous address-city

What was your previous address? (Note: Not asked in Detroit) FIPS City Code

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

24.

previous address-state

What was your previous address? (Note: Not asked in Detroit) State or Country Code [See codes for A2B in Appendix A.]

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

25.

own or rent home

Do you own this (house/apartment), are you renting, or do you have some other arrangement?

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

26.

monthly rent + utilities

What is the monthly rent for this (house/apartment) including utilities that you pay in addition to rent? (Utilities include electricity, heat, water/sewer, gas/oil.) Note: In Detroit, this question makes no mention of specific utilities (... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

27.

mortgage or own outright

Do you presently have a mortgage on this (house/apartment), or do you own it free and clear?

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

28.

amount of mortgage

How much are your monthly mortgage payments for this (home/apartment)? If you have any other mortgages such as home improvement mortgages, please include these payments. Only include principal and interest if possible. Note: Detroit and At... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

29.

amount of taxes/insurance

Does your mortgage payment include property taxes, insurance, both, or neither of these?

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

30.

now living in public housing

Do you now live in public housing? Note: In Atlanta, the category "yes" on this variable also includes renters answering "yes" to the following question: "Is the building owned by a public housing authority or is your rent subsidized?" In ... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

31.

ever live in public housing

Have you ever lived in public housing?

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

32.

others help with expenses

Is there anyone else living here who also contributes to meeting household expenses? Note: This question originally appeared in Section E in the Los Angeles questionnaire. In Atlanta, this question was worded as follows: "Besides the peopl... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

33.

amount contributed by others

In an average month, about how much do they contribute? (Note: Not asked in Detroit) Note: the 11/26/97 revision of the data corrects the values of this variable for 105 cases in Boston. Dollars ... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

34.

problem: city services

I'm going to name a few problems that neighborhoods sometimes have and I'd like you to tell me whether they are problems in this neighborhood or not. Is City services, such as street cleaning or garbage collection always a problem, often a... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

35.

problem: umkempt property

I'm going to name a few problems that neighborhoods sometimes have and I'd like you to tell me whether they are problems in this neighborhood or not. Is Housing and property not being kept up always a problem, often a problem, sometimes a ... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

36.

problem: crime and vandalism

I'm going to name a few problems that neighborhoods sometimes have and I'd like you to tell me whether they are problems in this neighborhood or not. Is Crime and vandalism always a problem, often a problem, sometimes a problem, or never a... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

37.

quality: police protection

Now I'd like to ask about the quality of several neighborhood services. Do you think the quality of Police protection in this neighboorhood is excellent, good, fair, or poor? ... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

38.

quality: public schools

Now I'd like to ask about the quality of several neighborhood services. Do you think the quality of The public schools in this neighboorhood is excellent, good, fair, or poor? ... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

39.

quality: local shopping

Now I'd like to ask about the quality of several neighborhood services. Do you think the quality of Neighborhood shopping; that is grocery and drug stores in this neighboorhood is excellent, good, fair, or poor? ... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

40.

quality: access to banks

Now I'd like to ask about the quality of several neighborhood services. Do you think the quality of Access to banks or savings and loan institutions in this neighboorhood is excellent, good, fair, or poor? ... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

41.

rating of area 1

Here is another map of [THIS METROPOLITAN AREA]. I am going to ask you some questions about each of these areas. For each area please tell me if you'd rate it as a very desirable, somewhat desirable, somewhat undesirable, or very undesirab... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

42.

rating of area 2

Here is another map of [THIS METROPOLITAN AREA]. I am going to ask you some questions about each of these areas. For each area please tell me if you'd rate it as a very desirable, somewhat desirable, somewhat undesirable, or very undesirab... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

43.

rating of area 3

Here is another map of [THIS METROPOLITAN AREA]. I am going to ask you some questions about each of these areas. For each area please tell me if you'd rate it as a very desirable, somewhat desirable, somewhat undesirable, or very undesirab... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

44.

rating of area 4

Here is another map of [THIS METROPOLITAN AREA]. I am going to ask you some questions about each of these areas. For each area please tell me if you'd rate it as a very desirable, somewhat desirable, somewhat undesirable, or very undesirab... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

45.

rating of area 5

Here is another map of [THIS METROPOLITAN AREA]. I am going to ask you some questions about each of these areas. For each area please tell me if you'd rate it as a very desirable, somewhat desirable, somewhat undesirable, or very undesirab... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

46.

rating of area 6

Here is another map of [THIS METROPOLITAN AREA]. I am going to ask you some questions about each of these areas. For each area please tell me if you'd rate it as a very desirable, somewhat desirable, somewhat undesirable, or very undesirab... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

47.

rating of area 7

Here is another map of [THIS METROPOLITAN AREA]. I am going to ask you some questions about each of these areas. For each area please tell me if you'd rate it as a very desirable, somewhat desirable, somewhat undesirable, or very undesirab... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

48.

area1: environmental problems

(If any of B3a-B3g are 3 or 4) Why do you say that AREA 1 is an undesirable place to live? Note: Responses to this question were coded in three separate variables reflecting the nature of the response (environmental reasons, racial or ethn... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

49.

area1: racial/ethnic problems

(If any of B3a-B3g are 3 or 4) Why do you say that AREA 1 is an undesirable place to live? Note: Responses to this question were coded in three separate variables reflecting the nature of the response (environmental reasons, racial or ethn... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

50.

area1: other problems

(If any of B3a-B3g are 3 or 4) Why do you say that AREA 1 is an undesirable place to live? Note: Responses to this question were coded in three separate variables reflecting the nature of the response (environmental reasons, racial or ethn... (view details)

Taken from: Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality, 1992-1994: [Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and Los Angeles] - Household Survey Data File.

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