Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: AH-518-001-1-1-Costa Rica-DPLS-1973

Subject Area: Individual

Bibliographic Citation: Census of Costa Rica, 1973.  [machine-readable data file] / Costa Rica  [principal investigator(s)] / Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin. Data and Program Library Service  [distributor].

Date Accessioned: 9/19/1994

Number of Files Received: 3

Comments: NOTE that access to these data is highly restricted. Any use must be approved by LG. There are two data sets associated with the study: the original source file as modified by the Center for Demography staff (costarica73.mod) and the standardized version of the data as produced by CDE staff (costarica73.std). The standardized file has an associated codebook file (costarica73_stdcodebook.doc); the source file is not documented. There is no meta-data information available for this study. It is possible that the actual YEAR the census took place is not 1973; the decade, however, is correct.

Access Status: Restricted access

Date Ordered: 9/19/1994

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy plus machine-readable documentation.

Abstract: Data include type of housing, predominant material of outside wall, predominant material of the floor, predominant material of the roof, status of condition, water source, access to bathroom facilities, type of sanitary service, lighting, fuel used for cooking, radio/ television, refrigerator, washing machine, electric iron, telephone, total number of males in household, total number of females, number of family nuclei in household, relationship to head of household, sex, age, children, marital status, place of birth, nationality, social security status, education, occupation, and income.

Media/File Reports:

7380 (CD-Rom)
7381 (CD-Rom)
9002 (USB Flask Drive)
9003 (USB Flask Drive)
9004 (SSCC network drive)