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EDSUPPWT
Education Supplement Weight

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EDSUPPWT is a 10-digit numeric variable. In the original data from 1976-1988 only has 2 implied decimal places; all other samples have four. All EDSUPPWT has four implied decimal points for all samples. The IPUMS command files automatically make the necessary adjustment, so no further adjustment is needed.

Description

EDSUPPWT is the weight specific to the Education Supplement, and should be used for all analyses using variables from this supplement.

A unique supplement weight for the education supplement does not exist prior to 2006. For the years prior to 2006, EDSUPPWT is the same as WTFINL for education supplements. The October 2012 sample includes two supplements: Education and Computer and Internet Use. Use EDSUPPWT to tally the Education supplement.

Comparability

This variable is comparable over all available years.

Universe

  • 1976-1977: Persons age 3+.
  • 1978-1989, 1993-present: All persons.
  • 1990-1992: Persons age 16+.

Availability

Years Jan Feb ASEC Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1976 – 2017 - - - - - - - - - X - -

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