Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: AH-005-020-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1983

Subject Area: Individual

Bibliographic Citation: Current population survey, April 1983.  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 8265

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy codebook.

Abstract: The universe for this data collection is all persons in the civilian non-institutional population in the United States living in households. Approximately 71,000 households were selected for the sample. Comprehensive data are available on the employment status, occupation, and industry of persons 14 years old and over. Also shown are personal characteristics such as age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Spanish origin. Additional items pertain to country of birth, immigration, and fertility of immigrant women. Information provided includes date of birth, country of birth, citizenship status, year entered the United States, number of children born, date of birth of the most recent child, total number of children born in countries outside American jurisdiction, and number of children born in countries outside American jurisdiction currently living in the household. The data file has 168,594 records, one for each person sampled. The logical record length is 480 characters.

SUBJECT TERMS: census data. children. demographic characteristics. education. employment. ethnicity. family. fertility. household structure. immigration and emigration. income. job history. marital status. military service. occupations. population. socioeconomic indicators. United States.

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