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Study Report

Study Number: CB-052-001-1-1-United States-USCEN-1987

Subject Area: Economic Processes and Indicators

Bibliographic Citation: Economic census, 1987 [CD-ROM version].  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census  [principal investigator(s)] / Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census  [distributor].

Date Accessioned: 12/7/1994

Comments: 4/2007 Another copy of the CD is available (CDE acquisition number 1660.00-1660.01).

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Machine-readable documents and 1 volume printed hard copy. See also the on-line Users Guide.

Abstract: This disc includes statistical information from the 1987 Economic Censuses. It covers retail trade, wholesale trade, service industries, transportation, manufactures, mineral industries, construction industries, enterprise statistics, characteristics of business owners, minority- and women-owned businesses. Data from 1977 and 1982 censuses of retail trade, wholesale trade, manufactures, and service industries are included on this disc. Data files are presented in dBASE III plus format. There are two kinds of software on this disc, EXTRACT and PROFILE2. EXTRACT allows users to create subsets and output them. PROFILE2 generates a multi-page report of data for any state or county from various economic censuses. Users can also import any dBASE III+ data files to many commercial software packages such as, dBASE IV, FoxPro, Clipper, QuattroPro and VP-Planner.

Media/File Reports:

7041 (CD-ROM)
6034 (CD-ROM)