Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: AH-509-008-1-1-Brazil-IBGE-1981

Subject Area: Individual

Bibliographic Citation: National household sample survey, 1981 [Brazil]: public use file  [machine-readable data file] / Fundacao Instituto Brasileiro do Geografica e Estatistica (IBGE)  [principal investigator(s)] / Fundacao Instituto Brasileiro de Geografica e Estatistica  [distributor].

Date Accessioned: 6/25/1999

Number of Files Received: 2

Comments: The documentation for this study is in Portuguese. The record types appearing in the study are household and individual. This study is deposited by an Econ graduate student, Sergio Ferreira.

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Date Ordered: 5/28/1999

Documentation: Machine-readable. Compressed archival documentation and data appear in zipped format. File expands to display one large .DAT file containing study data, and a corresponding 61 page MSWORD document representing study codebook and data dictionary. Questionnaire and codebook files can be downloaded from David Lam's Resources for Research Projects on Brazil website.

Abstract: National household sample survey is also known as PNAD. It is an annual national household survey, conducted by IBGE (Brazilian Census Bureau). It has been conducted since 1973 except in years in which census data was collected and years with budget constraint. PNAD contains extensive data on personal and household information. Household data includes characteristics of the household such as quality of building materials (roof, walls, and floor), utility services (water supply, sewage disposal, electricity), domestic utensils (radio, stove, fridge, etc), rural or urban condition, among others. Relating to household composition, PNAD explores family size, household income, among others. Individual information is collected on education, working status, hours worked and occupation is presented in good detail. Data on income, relation to the head of the household, sex, age, among others are also available. The 1981 survey includes health supplement. Information on infant mortality, prenatal care, type of delivery, and breastfeeding. Data on hospitalization and its causes are also available. Dental care is also explored. Limited data on disabilities are also available. Data about work limitations caused by illness, medical care, and vaccination is included.

Media/File Reports:

7103 (CD-ROM)
7225 (CD-ROM)
7402 (CD-Rom)
7403 (CD-Rom)
9002 (USB Flask Drive)
9003 (USB Flask Drive)
9004 (SSCC network drive)