Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Data on labor force activity for the week prior to the survey are supplied in this collection. Information is available on the employment status, occupation, and industry of persons 15 years old and over. Demographic variables include age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Hispanic origin. In addition to providing these core data, the October survey also contains data on school enrollment for all persons aged 3 years old and over. This information includes current grade attending at public or private school, whether attending college full- or part-time at a two- or four-year institution, year last attended a regular school, year graduated from high school, grade retention, library use, library accessibility, and resources for people with disabilities.
Series: Current Population Survey Series
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United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Current Population Survey, October 2002: School Enrollment/Library Use. ICPSR04089-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2005-05-12. doi:10.3886/ICPSR04089.v2
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04089.v2
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: census data, colleges, community colleges, demographic characteristics, education, educational background, employment, higher education, Hispanic or Latino origins, households, labor force, population characteristics, population estimates, private schools, public schools, school enrollments, unemployment
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: All persons in the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States living in households.
Data Types: survey data
Sample: The probability sample selected to represent the universe consists of approximately 56,000 households.
Mode of Data Collection: personal interviews
- Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.
Original ICPSR Release: 2004-10-18
- 2005-05-12 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files, SAS transport (XPORT) file, and SPSS portable file were created. ICPSR altered the value label for PRINUSYR, renamed the recurring FILLER variable to unique identifiers, and converted HRSAMPLE and HRSERSUF to string variables.
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