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Vocational Education [United States]: Survey of Characteristics of Students in Noncollegiate Postsecondary Schools, 1976-1977

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Vocational Education Series
Publication Date
2001-10-16
Language
English
Free Keywords
educational opportunities; educational programs; postsecondary education; vocational education; vocational schools
Description
  • Abstract

    This survey was designed to collect data on students currently enrolled in occupational programs in public and private noncollegiate postsecondary schools in the United States. Data were collected on the students' age, sex, racial/ethnic background, current employment, future educational and employment plans, and parental background.
  • Methods

    ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection: Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1976 / 1977
    Time period: 1976--1977
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Students attending occupational programs in public and private noncollegiate postsecondary schools in the United States.
Sampling
The sample of schools was chosen from the Postsecondary Career School Survey.
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 on the ICPSR Web site.

Availability
Download
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 2388 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)

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

United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics (2001): Vocational Education [United States]: Survey of Characteristics of Students in Noncollegiate Postsecondary Schools, 1976-1977. Version 1. Vocational Education Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02388.v1