Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: CA-013-001-1-1-United States-DPLS-1966

Subject Area: Economic Attitudes and Behavior

Bibliographic Citation: Survey of economic opportunity, 1966.  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Office of Economic Opportunity  [principal investigator(s)] / Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin. Data and Program Library Service  [distributor].

Comments: Data is hierarchical with 4 record types: household, interview unit, person and adult.

Access Status: Unrestricted access.

Documentation: Hard copy, 5 volumes (Volumes I, II, IV and V shared with CA-013-002). 8/07 PDF version of these codebooks is created. A sample SAS program was written to help user extract variables from this hierarchical file.

Abstract: The data file includes information on the unit-of-analysis (either household, person or adult) concerning work experiences in 1965 and 1966, earnings (wages and salary) in 1965 and 1966, earnings last week, health or physical condition, migration, reason for joining household unit, marital status and child bearing, assets and liabilities, family income, reasons for leaving household unit, housing characteristics, and educational training. Ecological data include population characteristics for the area in which household is located: poverty areas in city, extent of urbanization, size of SMSA.

Media/File Reports:

7002 (CD-ROM)
7124 (CD-ROM)
7125 (CD-ROM)
7373 (CD-Rom)
7374 (CD-Rom)
7400 (CD-Rom)
7401 (CD-Rom)
9002 (USB Flask Drive)
9003 (USB Flask Drive)
9004 (SSCC network drive)