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VTSUPPWT
Veterans Supplement Weight

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VTSUPPWT is a 10-digit numeric variable. In the original data there are four implied decimals. The IPUMS command files automatically make the necessary adjustment, so no further adjustment is needed.

Description

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

Comparability

In 1985, only males were eligible for the Veterans Supplement.

From 1987 onward, the Veterans Supplement weight is identical to the Veterans Weight from the basic monthly survey.

This variable is otherwise comparable over all available years.

Universe

  • 1985: Males age 16 or older.
  • 1987-2019: Persons age 16 or older.

Availability

Years Jan Feb ASEC Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1985 - - - X - - - - - - - -
1987 - - - - - - - - - - X -
1991 - - - - - - - - X - - -
1993 - - - - - - - - X - - -
1995 - - - - - - - X - - - -
1997 - - - - - - - - X - - -
1999 - - - - - - - - X - - -
2001 - - - - - - - X - - - -
2003 - - - - - - - X - - - -
2005 - - - - - - - X - - - -
2007 - - - - - - - X - - - -
2009 - - - - - - - X - - - -
2010 - - - - - - X - - - - -
2011 – 2019 - - - - - - - X - - - -

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