- Questionnaire Text
- UnHarmonized Variables
This variable is not available for any of the currently selected samples.
PLBKREAD reports whether the respondent has attended a live book reading or a poetry or storytelling event during the last 12 months.
This does not include bible readings that are part of regular church services. Reading events for children do count, but it does not include readings done by children that are part of an elementary, middle or high school performance.
This variable is part of the Public Arts Supplement.
PLBKREAD is a Module A1 variable in the July 2012 sample. For more information on cores, modules, and weighting Public Arts variables, please see Weighting the IPUMS CPS Public Arts Supplement.
Supplement universes vary across years. The May 2008, July 2012, and July 2017 Public Arts Supplement has substantial differences in structure compared to other months. The May 2008, July 2012, and July 2017 surveys are divided into core and module sections. Which respondents and which variables are included in which core and module varies across years. For more information on Public Arts survey designs and implications for comparability and weighting, please see the Public Arts Supplement sample notes and Weighting the IPUMS CPS Public Arts Supplement.
- Jul 2012: Selected civilians age 18+ in rotation groups 3, 4, 7, and 8.
- Feb 2013 and Feb 2015: Selected civilians age 18+ in rotation groups 3 and 7.