Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: AH-004-025-3-1-United States-ICPSR-1984

Subject Area: Individual

Bibliographic Citation: Current population survey: annual demographic file, 1984 [with 1985-based weights].  [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: 8418

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy codebook.

Abstract: This is a new version of a data collection that was previously released under the title ''Current Population Survey: Annual Demographic File, 1984'' (ICPSR 8300). The earlier dataset used the 1980 Census as a basis for weighting. The reweighted file instead uses a new weighting procedure introduced into the Current Population Survey monthly estimation beginning in January 1985, it will enable users to gauge the impact of the new weighting procedure on estimates of change from March 1984 to March 1985. Both version of the 1984 Annual Demographic File are currently available to users. The Annual Demographic surveys are often referred to as the March CPS Demographic Supplements. The 1984 survey marks the seventeenth year that these data have been compiled. This file provides the usual monthly labor force data, plus supplemental data on work experience, income, noncash benefits, and migration. Data are recorded in two forms: a household record and a person record. Characteristics such as age, race, household relationship, and Spanish origin are included for each person in each of the households enumerated. The universe of this survey is the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States living in housing units and male members of the Armed Forces living in civilian housing units. The data are contained in one file consisting of 299,469 records with approximately 330 variables. The logical record length is 390 characters.

SUBJECT TERMS: census data. demographic characteristics. education. employment. ethnicity. family. household structure. households. income. job history. labor market behavior. migration. occupations. population. socioeconomic indicators. United States.

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