Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: AH-518-002-1-1-Costa Rica-DPLS-1984

Subject Area: Individual

Bibliographic Citation: Census of Costa Rica, 1984.  [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 files associated with the study: the original source data as modified by the Center for Demography staff (costarica84.mod1) and the standardized version of the data as produced by CDE staff (costarica84.std). The standardized file has an associated codebook file (costarica84_stdcodebook.doc). The original source data are not documented. There is no meta-data information available for these data. Use with caution. In addition, the actual YEAR of the census may not have been 1984; 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 includes number of families in household, type of household, occupancy status of household, monthly rent, predominant material and condition of outside walls, predominant material and condition of roof, predominant material/condition of the floor, total number of rooms, rooms used only as bedrooms, dining/living rooms, rooms used only as kitchen, dining/kitchen combined rooms, household water source, constancy of water service in the summer, constancy of water service in the winter, access to bathroom facility, type and use of sanitary service, lighting, fuel used for cooking, radio, oven electric iron, television, refrigerator, washing machine, bathroom heater, telephone, electric brush, hot water tank, vehicle, owns a farm, total number of household members, total number of males, total number of females, relationship to head of household, sex, age, place of birth, nationality, education, occupation, and children.

Media/File Reports:

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