Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: AH-005-085-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1979

Subject Area: Individual

Bibliographic Citation: Current population survey, October 1979: 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: 9536

Date Accessioned: 9/22/1995

Number of Files Received: 1

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Date Ordered: 9/22/1995

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 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.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file.

DATA TYPE: survey data

DATA FORMAT: LRECL

TIME PERIOD: October 1979

DATE OF COLLECTION: October 1979

RELATED PUBLICATIONS:

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. ''School Enrollment--Social and Economic Characteristics of Students: October 1979.'' CURRENT POPULATION REPORTS. Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office, n.d.

Media/File Reports:

ICPSR Direct