Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: AH-005-049-2-1-United States-ICPSR-1986

Subject Area: Individual

Bibliographic Citation: Current population survey, October 1986: school enrollment.  [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: 9444

Number of Files Received: 1

Comments: Its Census edition was withdrawn due to insufficient documentation.

Access Status: Restricted to UW-Madison

Documentation: Hard copy codebook.

Abstract: Data on labor force activity for the week prior to the survey are supplied in this collection. Information is available on the employment status, occupation, and industry of persons 14 years old and over. Demographic variables such as age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Spanish origin are included. In addition to providing these core data, the October CPS survey also contains a special supplement on school enrollment. This supplement includes the following items: current grade attending at public or private school, whether attending college full- or part-time at a two- or four-year institution, year last attended a regular school, and year graduated from high school.

SOURCE: self-enumerated forms

UNIVERSE: All persons in the noninstitutional population of the United States.

SAMPLE: Monthly probability sample based on a stratified sampling scheme. The sample consists of approximately 71,000 households.

NOTE: While the documentation indicates that the data file has a logical record length of 504 characters, the last 12 columns are padded with blanks for a record length of 516.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file.

DATA TYPE: survey data

DATA FORMAT: LRECL

TIME PERIOD: October 1986

DATE OF COLLECTION: October 1986

RELATED PUBLICATIONS:

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. CURRENT POPULATION REPORTS. ''School Enrollment--Social and Economic Characteristics of Students: October 1986'' (Advance report). Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office, n.d.

Media/File Reports:

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