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Current Population Survey, May 1978: Adult Education

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Current Population Survey Series
Publication Date
1984-06-28
Language
English
Free Keywords
adult education; census data; demographic characteristics; employment; households; labor force; population characteristics; population estimates; unemployment
Description
  • Abstract

    This data collection supplies standard monthly labor force data for the week prior to the survey. Comprehensive information is given on the employment status, occupation, and industry of persons 14 years old and older. Additional data are available concerning weeks worked and hours per week worked, reason not working full-time, total income and income components, and residence. This collection also has data on the adult education of persons 16 years old and older. Information about courses taken includes subject area, credit status, reasons for taking the course, and source of payment. Information on demographic characteristics, such as age, sex, race, household relationship, marital status, educational background, and Hispanic origin, is available for each person in the household enumerated.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1978-05
  • Collection date: 1978-05
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Persons in the civilian noninstitutionalized population of the United States including members of the armed forces living in civilian housing units in May 1978.
Sampling
A national probability sample was used in selecting the housing units. Approximately 66,200 housing units were sampled. Persons aged 14 years old and older in the sample were surveyed.
Collection Mode
  • (1) All records contain weights, which must be used in any analysis. (2) The codebook is provided by ICPSR 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
  • 9015 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Publications
  • Neumark, David, Wascher, William. Minimum Wage Effects on Employment and School Enrollment. Journal of Business and Economic Statistics.13, (2), 199-206.1995.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1392374 (URL)

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

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census (1984): Current Population Survey, May 1978: Adult Education. Version 1. Current Population Survey Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09015.v1