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DIFFHEAR
Hearing difficulty

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Description

DIFFHEAR indicates whether the respondent is deaf or has serious difficulty hearing.

Comparability

This variable is available only in the 2009-onward CPS.

Comparability with IPUMS-USA

This variable is fully comparable to the IPUMS-USA variable DIFFHEAR.

Universe

  • Civilians age 15+.

Availability

Years Jan Feb ASEC Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2008 - - - - - - X X X X X X X
2009 – 2018 X X X X X X X X X X X X X
2019 X X X X X X X X X X X - -

Flags

QDIFHEAR 

UNHARMONIZED VARIABLES