Vocational Education [United States]: Survey of Characteristics of Students in Noncollegiate Postsecondary Schools, 1980-1981 (ICPSR 2373)

Published: Oct 22, 2001

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

Series:

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02373.v1

Version V1

This survey was designed to collect data on students currently enrolled in occupational programs in public and private noncollegiate postsecondary schools in the United States and Puerto Rico. Data were collected on students' age, sex, racial/ethnic background, current employment, future educational and employment plans, and parental background.

United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics. Vocational Education [United States]:  Survey of Characteristics of Students in Noncollegiate Postsecondary Schools, 1980-1981  . Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2001-10-22. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02373.v1

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1980 -- 1981

The codebook and data collection instrument are provided as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed 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.

The sample of schools was chosen from the 1980 Postsecondary Career School Survey and consists of 404 public and private noncollegiate postsecondary schools and a total of 7,977 students.

Students attending occupational programs in public and private noncollegiate postsecondary schools in the United States and Puerto Rico.

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survey data

2001-10-22

2001-10-22

2001-10-22 ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

Notes

  • Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions.

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