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Mexican Origin People in the United States: Austin (Texas) Pilot Survey, 1978-1979

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • National Institute of Mental Health/University of Texas at Austin
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. National Institute of Mental Health
Free Keywords
bilingual education; bilingualism; educational background; ethnic groups; ethnicity; family history; family relationships; Hispanic or Latino Americans; immigrants; income; job history; Mexican Americans; minority affairs; native language; political affiliation; political attitudes; public opinion; social adjustment; social attitudes
  • Abstract

    This study was conducted for the purpose of testing and improving field procedures prior to beginning the Chicano Survey of 1979. It was jointly funded by the National Institute of Mental Health and the University of Texas at Austin. Interviews were conducted in Travis County, Texas, from November 1978 to February 1979. The final sample size was 70 respondents. There are 569 variables concerned with family structure, education, ethnicity, employment, income, language spoken, and attitudes toward language as well as interviewer observations. This collection was made available to ICPSR by the National Chicano Research Network, which was located at the Survey Research Center of the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1978 / 1979
    Time period: 1978--1979
  • 1978-11 / 1979-02
    Collection date: 1978-11--1979-02
Geographic Coverage
  • Austin
  • Texas
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Persons living in Travis county in Texas.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • 7965 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR07965.v1

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

National Institute of Mental Health/University of Texas at Austin (1984): Mexican Origin People in the United States: Austin (Texas) Pilot Survey, 1978-1979. Archival Version. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.