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Current Population Survey, June 1998: Fertility and Birth Expectations

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Current Population Survey Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
birth expectations; census data; demographic characteristics; employment; fertility; Hispanic or Latino origins; households; labor force; population characteristics; population estimates; reproductive history; unemployment
  • Abstract

    This collection provides data on labor force activity for the week prior to the survey. Comprehensive data are available on the employment status, occupation, and industry of persons 15 years old and over. Also shown are personal characteristics such as age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Hispanic origin. In addition, data pertaining to fertility and birth expectations are included. Fertility supplement questions were asked of all female civilian household members 15-44 years old. Questions determining the number of live-born children and date of birth of the youngest child were asked of women 15-44 years old. Questions concerning birth expectations were asked of women 18-39 years old.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1998-06
  • 1998-06-14 / 1998-06-20
    Collection date: 1998-06-14--1998-06-20
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
All persons in the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States living in households.
The probability sample selected to represent the universe consists of approximately 48,000 households. The sample was located in 754 primary sampling units comprising 2,121 counties and independent cities, with coverage in every state and the District of Columbia.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • 2697 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR02697.v1
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  • Liu, Min. Fertility transition of Asian and Hispanic immigrant women in the United States: Generation, culture, and social mobility. Dissertation, University of Notre Dame. 2001.

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

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census (1999): Current Population Survey, June 1998: Fertility and Birth Expectations. Archival Version. Current Population Survey Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.