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Principal Investigator(s): Jensen, Richard; Smith, Daniel Scott; Friedberger, Mark W.; Dahlin, Michel R.; Reiff, Janice
Summary: This data collection describes the social conditions of the older population of the United States in the late nineteenth century. Variables include personal characteristics such as age, sex, marital status, race, birthplace, number of children, and occupation of sampled older persons. Detailed information, extracted from the 1880 United States Census manuscript census schedules, is provided on household composition and family structure. In addition, occupational and ethnic characte... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08427.v1
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This dataset is maintained and distributed by the National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging (NACDA), the aging program within ICPSR. NACDA is sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) at the National Institutes of Heath (NIH).
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