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Title XX Planning by Area Agencies on Aging: United States, 1975-1977

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • Gilbert, Neil
  • Specht, Harry
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. Administration on Aging
Free Keywords
aging; Area Agencies on Aging; expenditures; financial management; funding; government agencies; government officials; health care facilities; home care; human resources; institutional care; legislation; older adults; organizational structure; planning
  • Abstract

    This data collection contains information on United States Area Agencies on Aging and the social services they make available to the elderly through Title XX funding. The units of analysis are the agencies. Variables include agency programs supported by Title XX funding, amount of agency's 1975-1976 and 1976-1977 Title XX allocations, and the agency's involvement with city, county, state, and federal officials. Other items include percent of budget for self-care, in-home, out-of-home, health-related, and institutional services, source of budget, date of establishment, and number of professional positions.
  • 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: Standardized missing values.; Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1975 / 1977
    Time period: 1975--1977
  • 1976 / 1977
    Collection date: 1976--1977
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Area Agencies on Aging in the United States.
Of 479 extant Area Agencies on Aging, 402 responded to the study questionnaires.
2005-11-04 On 2005-03-14 new files were added to one or more datasets. These files included additional setup files as well as one or more of the following: SAS program, SAS transport, SPSS portable, and Stata system files. The metadata record was revised 2005-11-04 to reflect these additions. Funding insitution(s): United States Department of Health and Human Services. Administration on Aging (90-A-945/01).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • 9012 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR09012.v1

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

Gilbert, Neil; Specht, Harry (1984): Title XX Planning by Area Agencies on Aging: United States, 1975-1977. Archival Version. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.