Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: AH-005-031-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1984

Subject Area: Individual

Bibliographic Citation: Current population survey, May 1984: adult education.  [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: 8461

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy codebook.

Abstract: Data on labor force activity for the week prior to the survey are the main focus of this study. Comprehensive data are provided for persons age 14 and older on employment status, occupation, and industry. Additional data on adult education participation are supplied for persons age 16 and older. Included are subject area, reason for enrolling in education program, applicability of courses toward degrees or certificates, source of instruction, source of payment, and cost of course. Demographic data such as age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, educational background, and Spanish origin are provided for all household members.

SOURCE: personal interviews

UNIVERSE: All persons in the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States.

SAMPLE: A probability sample of approximately 71,000 households was used to represent the universe. Every state (and the District of Columbia) is covered. There are 629 sampling areas, which include 1,148 counties and cities.

NOTE: Because the primary sampling units used for this survey are drawn from strata that may or may not cross state lines, state estimates derived from this collection may not be as reliable as national data.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file.

DATA TYPE: survey data

DATA FORMAT: LRECL

TIME PERIOD: May 1984

DATE OF COLLECTION: May 1984

SUBJECT TERMS: career goals. census data. demographic characteristics. economic attitudes and behavior. education. employment. groups. higher education. households. income. jobs. labor force. labor market behavior. occupational mobility. occupations. population. schools. social attitudes and behavior. students. universities. work. workers. working conditions. United States.

RELATED PUBLICATIONS:

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. THE CURRENT POPULATION SURVEY: DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY (Technical Paper 40). Washington, D.C.: Bureau of the Census, n.d. United States Department of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics. EMPLOYMENT AND EARNINGS, JUNE 1984. Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, 1984.

Media/File Reports:

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