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PBOOKN
Number of books read

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Description

PBOOKN reports the number of books (exclude work and school reading) that the respondent read during the last 12 months.

The variable PBOOK reports whether a respondent read any books not required for work or school.

This variable is part of the Public Arts Supplement.

Comparability

Apart from differences in the top-coded value, this variable is comparable across all available years. 

Top codes

2002: 999+ coded as 999
2008: 97+ coded as 97
2012: 101+ coded as 100

Universe

  • Aug 2002, May 2008, and Jul 2012: Adult civilian age 18+ that read a book in last 12 months.

Availability

Years Jan Feb ASEC Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2002 - - - - - - - X - - - -
2008 - - - - X - - - - - - -
2012 - - - - - - X - - - - -

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