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Current Population Survey, June 1990: Fertility, Birth Expectations, and Marital History

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Current Population Survey Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
birth expectations; census data; demographic characteristics; employment; fertility; households; labor force; marital status; population characteristics; population estimates; reproductive history; unemployment
  • Abstract

    This collection contains standard 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 14 years old and over. Also supplied are personal characteristics such as age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Spanish origin. In addition, supplemental data pertaining to date of first marriage, fertility, birth expectations, and marital history are included in this file. Data are presented for females, aged 18 to 44, on date of first marriage, number of liveborn children, and date of birth of youngest and oldest children. Women aged 18 to 39 also were questioned on the number of children they expected to have during their remaining childbearing years.
  • 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..
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1990-06
  • 1991-06-17 / 1991-06-23
    Collection date: 1991-06-17--1991-06-23
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 57,000 households.
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
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  • 9717 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
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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 (1992): Current Population Survey, June 1990: Fertility, Birth Expectations, and Marital History. Version 1. Current Population Survey Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.