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Participation in Adult Education, 1969: [United States] (ICPSR 2287)

Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics


This survey collected information on participants in adult and continuing education activities throughout the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Conducted by the Bureau of the Census as part of the CURRENT POPULATION SURVEY, May 1969 (ICPSR 7996), the adult education survey collected information on types of courses taken, types of institutions or agencies offering courses, reasons for taking the courses, and the respondent's age, sex, and race. These data are related to additional socioeconomic and demographic information collected at the same time in PARTICIPATION IN ADULT EDUCATION [UNITED STATES]: DEMOGRAPHICS FOR MAY 1969 AND MAY 1972 (IPCSR 2298).

Series: Adult Education Surveys Series

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Study Description


United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics. Participation in Adult Education, 1969: [United States]. ICPSR02287-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1998. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02287.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02287.v1

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This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    adult education, continuing education, courses, demographic characteristics, educational programs, states (USA), student participation

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Time Period:   

  • 1969

Date of Collection:   

  • 1969

Universe:    Participants in adult or continuing education who were respondents to the Current Population Survey.

Data Type(s):    survey data

Data Collection Notes:

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Sample:    National probability sample.

Data Source:

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. CURRENT POPULATION SURVEY.S


Original ICPSR Release:   1998-07-28

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