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IPUMS: National Youth Tobacco Survey: Version 1.0

Matthew J. Sobek & Kari C.W. Williams
IPUMS NYTS contains harmonized National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) data from 1999-2014. The NYTS is a cross-sectional national survey of youth in grades 6-12. The NYTS gathers nationally representative data about youth's tobacco-related beliefs, attitudes, behaviors, and exposure to pro- and anti-tobacco influence; these measures support research to design, implement, and evaluate comprehensive tobacco prevention and control programs. On average, the survey covers over 20,000 persons each year it is conducted. The IPUMS harmonized NYTS...

IPUMS Health Surveys: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey: Version 1.0

Lynn A. Blewett, Julia A. Rivera Drew, Risa Griffin, Kari C.W. Williams & Daniel Backman
IPUMS MEPS is an NICHD-funded project designed to make Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Household Component (MEPS-HC) data easier for researchers to use. MEPS-HC is an ongoing panel survey, started in 1996, that is produced by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). IPUMS MEPS Version 1.0 contains data and documentation for more than 1,000 annual person-level variables from the 1996-2014 full-year consolidated files. These variables are consistently named and coded over time within MEPS,...

IPUMS-PMA: Version 1.0

Elizabeth Heger Boyle, Devon Kristiansen & Matthew Sobek
IPUMS-PMA is a harmonized data collection of Performance Monitoring and Accountability 2020, a high-frequency survey for the measurement of progress toward Family Planning 2020 goals. It consists of individual-level microdata collected through household and female surveys about family planning behaviors, water, sanitation, and health in 10 countries of Africa and Asia.

Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, International: Version 7.0

IPUMS-International is an effort to inventory, preserve, harmonize, and disseminate census microdata from around the world. The project has collected the world's largest archive of publicly available census samples. The data are coded and documented consistently across countries and over time to facilitate comparative research. IPUMS-International makes these data available to qualified researchers free of charge through a web dissemination system. Historical census data from Canada, Denmark, the United Kingdom, Germany, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and...

IPUMS USA: Version 8.0

Steven Ruggles, Sarah Flood, Ronald Goeken, Josiah Grover, Erin Meyer, Jose Pacas & Matthew Sobek
IPUMS USA contains harmonized census and American Community Survey (ACS) data from 1790 to the present. For the period 1850 to 1940, IPUMS includes 100% of individuals in the decennial censuses. For the period 1950 to 2010, we have public use samples of decennial censuses. For the period since 2000, IPUMS provides annual ACS public use samples. The available information in the censuses and ACS varies by year, but generally includes basic housing data (type...

Multinational Time Use Study Extract System: Version 1.2

Kimberly Fisher, Jonathan Gershuny, Sarah M. Flood, Joan Garcia Roman & Sandra L. Hofferth
MTUS-X is a part of IPUMS Time Use, dedicated to making time use data easier for researchers to use. The Multinational Time Use Study (MTUS) is a database of time-diary samples collected over six decades, from 1965 to the present. Data includes harmonized variables describing background, activity, location, mode of transport and who else was present. MTUS-X is a collaboration between the Maryland Population Research Center, the Centre for Time Use Research (CTUR) at the...

American Heritage Time Use Study Extract Builder: Version 1.2

Kimberly Fisher, Jonathan Gershuny, Sarah M. Flood, Joan Garcia Roman & Sandra L. Hofferth
AHTUS-X is a part of IPUMS Time Use, dedicated to making time use data easier for researchers to use. American Heritage Time Use Study (AHTUS) is a database of national time-diary samples collected over six decades, from 1965 to the present. Data includes harmonized variables describing background, activity, location, mode of transport and who else was present. AHTUS-X is a collaboration between the Maryland Population Research Center, the Centre for Time Use Research (CTUR) at...

National Historical Geographic Information System: Version 13.0

Steven Manson, Jonathan Schroeder, David Van Riper & Steven Ruggles
The National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS) provides free online access to summary statistics and GIS boundary files for U.S. censuses and other nationwide surveys from 1790 through the present. GIS files include: counties and states since 1790, census tracts since 1910, metropolitan areas since 1950, place and county subdivision boundaries since 1980, place points since 1900, all standard census reporting areas since 1990, and SABINS school attendance areas for 2009-12. Summary tables from decennial...

IPUMS Health Surveys: National Health Interview Survey, Version 6.3

Lynn A. Blewett, Julia A. Rivera Drew, Risa Griffin, Miriam L. King & Kari C.W. Williams
The IPUMS NHIS is a harmonized set of data for over 50 years (1963-present) of the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). The NHIS is the principal source of information on the health of the U.S. population, covering such topics as general health status, the distribution of acute and chronic illness, functional limitations, access to and use of medical services, insurance coverage, and health behaviors (such as exercise, diet, and tobacco and alcohol consumption). On average,...

IPUMS: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System: Version 1.0

Matthew J. Sobek, Daniel Backman, Greg Freedman Ellis & Kari C.W. Williams
IPUMS YRBSS contains harmonized Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) data from 1991-2013. The YRBSS is a school-based, cross-sectional national survey of youth in grades 9-12. The YRBSS focuses on health risk behaviors that are often established during childhood and early adolescence, including behaviors associated with tobacco use, alcohol and other drug use, unintentional injuries, sexual behaviors related to unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, unhealthy diet, and inadequate physical activity. On average, the survey...

IPUMS-PMA: Version 2.0

Elizabeth Heger Boyle, Devon Kristiansen & Matthew Sobek
IPUMS-PMA is a harmonized data collection of Performance Monitoring and Accountability 2020, a high-frequency survey for the measurement of progress toward Family Planning 2020 goals. It consists of individual-level and facility-level microdata collected through household, female, and service delivery point surveys about family planning behaviors, water, sanitation, health, and reproductive health care provision in 11 countries of Africa and Asia.

IPUMS Terra: Integrated Data on Population and Environment: Version 2

Steven Ruggles, Steven M. Manson, Tracy A. Kugler, David A., II Haynes, David C. Van Riper & Maryia Bakhtsiyarava
IPUMS Terra provides data on human population characteristics, land use, land cover, climate and other environmental characteristics. The data provide global coverage at scales appropriate for sub-national analysis. IPUMS Terra integrates microdata describing individuals and households, aggregate data describing population and land use characteristics of places, and raster data describing environmental conditions. Users can construct extracts incorporating any data in the collection, regardless of its storage format, and obtain integrated extracts in microdata, area-level, or...

IPUMS-Demographic and Health Surveys: Version 5

Elizabeth Heger Boyle, Miriam King & Matthew Sobek
The IPUMS-DHS project harmonizes Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) data and documentation for Africa, the Middle East and Asia to facilitate comparative research across time and countries. The DHS are the main source of information on health in low- and middle-income countries. IPUMS-DHS is designed to facilitate analysis of DHS data across time and space. IPUMS-DHS adds value to the original DHS samples in the following ways: variables are coded consistently across countries and over...

Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, International: Version 7.1

IPUMS-International is an effort to inventory, preserve, harmonize, and disseminate census microdata from around the world. The project has collected the world's largest archive of publicly available census samples. The data are coded and documented consistently across countries and over time to facilitate comparative research. IPUMS-International makes these data available to qualified researchers free of charge through a web dissemination system. Historical census data from Canada, Denmark, the United Kingdom, Germany, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and...

IPUMS USA: Version 8.0 Extract of 1940 Census for U.S. Census Bureau Disclosure Avoidance Research

Steven Ruggles, Sarah Flood, Ronald Goeken, Josiah Grover, Erin Meyer, Jose Pacas & Matthew Sobek
The U.S. Census Bureau is using the 1940 Census full enumeration from IPUMS USA as one of the test microdata files supporting the development of the differential privacy method for confidentiality protection system for the 2020 Census. When the Census Bureau releases algorithms and code for testing the 2020 Census system, those programs will also work on this extract from the 1940 Census. The Census Bureau urges all external testers of its algorithms to also...

IPUMS Demographic and Health Surveys: Version 6

Elizabeth Heger Boyle, Miriam King & Matthew Sobek
The IPUMS-DHS project harmonizes Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) data and documentation for Africa, the Middle East and Asia to facilitate comparative research across time and countries. The DHS are the main source of information on health in low- and middle-income countries. IPUMS-DHS is designed to facilitate analysis of DHS data across time and space. IPUMS-DHS adds value to the original DHS samples in the following ways: variables are coded consistently across countries and over...

Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, Current Population Survey: Version 6.0

Sarah Flood, Miriam King, Renae Rodgers, Steven Ruggles & J. Robert Warren
IPUMS-CPS is dedicated to integrating and disseminating microdata from the Current Population Survey (CPS). The CPS is a monthly U.S. household survey conducted jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Bureau of Labor Statistics. IPUMS-CPS contains harmonized data from every Annual Social and Economic Supplement (ASEC) supplement from 1962 to the present and all other supplements from 1976 to present. In addition to the many of the variables included in census data (race and...

American Time Use Survey Data Extract Builder: Version 2.7

Sandra L. Hofferth, Sarah M. Flood & Matthew Sobek
The American Time Use Survey Data Extract Builder (ATUS-X) is a part of IPUMS Time Use, dedicated to making time use data easier for researchers to use. The American Time Use Survey (ATUS) ATUS is an ongoing annual time diary study, started in 2003, that is funded by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and fielded by the U.S. Census Bureau. It provides detailed information about the activities in which respondents engage together with...

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