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Current Population Survey, June 1983: Fertility and Birth Expectations (ICPSR 8321) RSS

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This data collection supplies standard monthly labor force data for the week prior to the survey. Comprehensive information is given on the employment status, occupation, and industry of persons 14 years old and older. Additional data are available concerning weeks worked and hours per week worked, reason not working full-time, total income and income components, and residence. For this supplement, a battery of questions was asked of women 15-59 years old to obtain information on their childbearing history. Data include the total number of children born, date of birth of the first and most recent child(ren), and date of first marriage. Women 18-44 years old were also asked about the number of additional children they expected to have. Information on demographic characteristics, such as age, sex, race, martial status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Hispanic origin, is available for each person in the household enumerated.

Series: Current Population Survey Series

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U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. CURRENT POPULATION SURVEY, JUNE 1983: FERTILITY AND BIRTH EXPECTATIONS. ICPSR version. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1984. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1999. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08321.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   birth expectations, census data, demographic characteristics, employment, fertility, Hispanic origins, households, labor force, marital status, population characteristics, population estimates, reproductive history, unemployment, women

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1983-06

Date of Collection:  

  • 1983-06

Universe:   All persons in the civilian noninstitutionalized population of the United States including members of the armed forces living in civilian housing units in June 1983.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

(1) Adult interview and noninterview type A records contain weights. (2) The codebook is provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.

Methodology

Sample:   A national probability sample was used in selecting the housing units. Approximately 71,000 households were sampled.

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personal interviews

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