Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: AH-005-059-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1988

Subject Area: Individual

Bibliographic Citation: Current population survey, August 1988: retiree health insurance.  [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: 9345

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy codebook.

Abstract: This dataset includes information on labor force activity for the week prior to the survey. Comprehensive data are provided on the employment status, occupation, and industry of persons 14 years old and over. Also included are personal characteristics such as age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Spanish origin. The supplement includes data on the health insurance status of retirees and the surviving spouses of retirees. The purpose of the supplement was to determine whether retirees or their surviving spouses had access to health plans through the retirees'' past employers. All persons aged 40 or older, including males and females, were asked the supplement items.

SOURCE: personal interviews

UNIVERSE: The universe consists of all persons in the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States living in households.

SAMPLE: The probability sample selected to represent the universe consists of 57,000 households.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file.

DATA TYPE: survey data

DATA FORMAT: LRECL

TIME PERIOD: 1988

DATE OF COLLECTION: August 1988

SUBJECT TERMS: .

RELATED PUBLICATIONS:

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. ''The Current Population Survey: Design and Methodology'' (Technical Paper 40). Washington, DC: United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census, n.d. United States Department of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics. ''Current Population Survey, August 1988: Retiree Health Insurance.'' Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office, n.d.

Media/File Reports:

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