Participation in Adult Education, 1969: [United States]

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Adult Education Surveys Series
Publication Date
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Free Keywords
adult education; continuing education; courses; demographic characteristics; educational programs; states (USA); student participation
  • Abstract

    This survey collected information on participants in adult and continuing education activities throughout the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Conducted by the Bureau of the Census as part of the CURRENT POPULATION SURVEY, May 1969 (ICPSR 7996), the adult education survey collected information on types of courses taken, types of institutions or agencies offering courses, reasons for taking the courses, and the respondent's age, sex, and race. These data are related to additional socioeconomic and demographic information collected at the same time in PARTICIPATION IN ADULT EDUCATION [UNITED STATES]: DEMOGRAPHICS FOR MAY 1969 AND MAY 1972 (IPCSR 2298).
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1969
  • Collection date: 1969
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Participants in adult or continuing education who were respondents to the Current Population Survey.
National probability sample.
Collection Mode
  • The codebook is provided as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided through the ICPSR Website on the Internet.

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Alternative Identifiers
  • 2287 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR02287.v1
  • (author unknown). Participation in Adult Education: 1969, Final Report. Washington, DC: United States Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. 1974.
  • Okes, Imogene E.. Participation in Adult Education 1969. Initial Report.Washington, DC: United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Center for Educational Statistics. 1971.

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15