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Current Population Survey, November 1987: Veterans Supplement

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
census data; demographic characteristics; disabilities; employment; health insurance; Hispanic origins; households; labor force; population characteristics; population estimates; unemployment; Vietnam War; veterans
  • Abstract

    This data collection provides information on labor force activity for the week prior to the survey. Comprehensive data are available on employment status, occupation, and industry of persons 14 years old and over. Also included are such personal characteristics as age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Spanish origin. The Veterans Supplement questions were asked of all male and female veterans ages 18 and over. Information is provided on military service, service-related disability, effect of disability on labor force participation, receipt of disability income, and Vietnam theater status.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1987-11
  • Collection date: 1987-11
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 71,000 households.
This version of the study is no longer available on the web. If you need to acquire this version of the data, you have to contact ICPSR User Support (
Alternative Identifiers
  • 9260 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR09260.v1
  • Brick, J. Michael, Burke, John, West, Jerry. Telephone Undercoverage Bias of 14- to 21-Year-Olds and 3- to 5-Year-Olds: Contractor Report. Technical Report.NCES 92-101, Washington, DC: United States Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement. 1992.
  • Cohany, Sharon R.. Employment and unemployment of Vietnam-era veterans. Monthly Labor Review.113, (4), 22-29.1990.
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Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census (1989): Current Population Survey, November 1987: Veterans Supplement. Archival Version. Current Population Survey Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.