UH_POVCUT_A1 is a 6-digit numeric variable.
0 = NIU
Poverty level cutoff dollar amount for family - 1968-1988
Unicon Corporation made the following notes about this variable:
See Appendix X for discussion regarding calculation of poverty rates. Not in Universe (NIU) is well detailed in the manuals for certain years but not for others. 1977, 1981-1985, 1987-1988 have no documentation aside from title of variable. It is assumed that they have the same universe as the other years from 1976-1988. 1976, 1978-1979 NIU is primary and secondary individuals. 1980 NIU is primary and unrelated individuals. 1986 NIU is nonfamily householder and unrelated individuals.
- 1968-1975: Families (excluding subfamilies) and individuals 14+.
- 1976-1988: All interview records.
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