Volume 52 - Number 4 - Winter 1986

T. Machine-Readable Data Files (MRDF)

References to data of demographic interest that are stored in machine-readable form. All MRDFs coded under this heading are cross-referenced to specific subject categories as appropriate. Articles concerned with the availability of MRDFs are also included.

52:40882 Israel. Central Bureau of Statistics (Jerusalem, Israel). 1961 Census, Stage B: Micro-data [MRDF]. Pub. Order No. 400. 1978. Central Bureau of Statistics [producer]: Jerusalem, Israel; Hebrew University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Social Science Data Archive [distributor]: Jerusalem, Israel. In Eng.
This file contains 433,561 logical records (with a record length of 77 characters) and has accompanying documentation. The data set contains micro-data collected in the Stage B, long-form questionnaire of the 1961 census of Israel. The long-form questionnaire was administered to a 20 percent sample of the population and covered basic demographic questions as well as questions concerning geographic mobility, marriage and fertility, education and language, work and income, journey to work, and living conditions.
Location: Central Bureau of Statistics, Jerusalem, Israel. Source: Distributor's announcement.

52:40883 Israel. Central Bureau of Statistics (Jerusalem, Israel). 1972 Census, Stage B: Micro-data [MRDF]. Pub. Order No. 420. 1978. Central Bureau of Statistics [producer]: Jerusalem, Israel; Hebrew University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Social Science Data Archive [distributor]: Jerusalem, Israel. In Eng.
This file contains 179,736 household records (with a record length of 114 characters) and 635,875 individual records (with a record length of 160 characters) and has accompanying documentation. The data set contains micro-data collected in the Stage B, long-form questionnaire of the 1972 census of Israel.
The long-form questionnaire was administered to a 20 percent sample of the population and covered basic demographic questions as well as questions pertaining to geographic mobility, marriage and fertility, education and language, work and income, journey to work, and living conditions.
Location: Central Bureau of Statistics, Jerusalem, Israel. Source: Distributor's announcement.

52:40884 Israel. Central Bureau of Statistics (Jerusalem, Israel). 1972 Census: Small Area Statistics (SAS) [MRDF]. Pub. Order No. 413. 1978. Central Bureau of Statistics [producer]: Jerusalem, Israel; Hebrew University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Social Science Data Archive [distributor]: Jerusalem, Israel. In Eng.
This file contains 161,525 logical records (with a record length of 121 characters) and has accompanying documentation. The data set contains small area statistics from the 1972 census of Israel.
Location: Central Bureau of Statistics, Jerusalem, Israel. Source: Distributor's announcement.

52:40885 Israel. Central Bureau of Statistics (Jerusalem, Israel). 1983 Census, Stage A: Small Area Statistics (SAS) [MRDF]. Pub. Order No. 311. 1985. Central Bureau of Statistics [producer]: Jerusalem, Israel; Hebrew University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Social Science Data Archive [distributor]: Jerusalem, Israel. In Eng.
This file contains 106,229 logical records (with a record length of 580 characters) and has accompanying documentation. The data set contains small area statistics collected in the short-form questionnaire of the 1983 census of Israel. The Stage A, short-form questionnaire covered basic demographic questions and was administered to the entire population.
Location: Central Bureau of Statistics, Jerusalem, Israel. Source: Distributor's announcement.

52:40886 Israel. Central Bureau of Statistics (Jerusalem, Israel). 1983 Census, Stage B: Micro-data [MRDF]. Pub. Order No. 301. 1985. Central Bureau of Statistics [producer]: Jerusalem, Israel; Hebrew University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Social Science Data Archive [distributor]: Jerusalem, Israel. In Eng.
This file contains 249,222 household records and 807,571 individual records and has accompanying documentation. The data set contains micro-data collected in the long-form questionnaire of the 1983 census of Israel. The Stage B, long-form questionnaire covered basic demographic questions as well as questions concerning geographic mobility, marriage and fertility, education and language, work and income, journey to work, and living conditions. The Stage B questionnaire was administered to a 20 percent sample of the population.
Location: Central Bureau of Statistics, Jerusalem, Israel. Source: Distributor's announcement.

52:40887 Israel. Central Bureau of Statistics (Jerusalem, Israel). 1983 Census, Stage B: Small Area Statistics (SAS) [MRDF]. Pub. Order No. 315. 1986. Central Bureau of Statistics [producer]: Jerusalem, Israel; Hebrew University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Social Science Data Archive [distributor]: Jerusalem, Israel. In Eng.
This file contains 110 logical records (with a record length of 93 characters) and has accompanying documentation. The data set contains small area statistics collected in the long-form questionnaire of the 1983 census of Israel. The Stage B, long-form questionnaire was administered to a 20 percent sample of the population.
Location: Central Bureau of Statistics, Jerusalem, Israel. Source: Distributor's announcement.

52:40888 United States. Bureau of the Census (Washington, D.C.). Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States]: Congressional District Equivalency File (99th Congress) [MRDF]. Pub. Order No. ICPSR 8404. [1986?]. U.S. Bureau of the Census [producer]: Washington, D.C.; Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research [ICPSR] [distributor]: Ann Arbor, Michigan. In Eng.
This file contains 43,564 logical records (with a record length of 100 characters). "Congressional districts of the 99th [U.S.] Congress are matched to census geographic areas in this file. The areas used are those from the 1980 census. Each record contains geographic data, a congressional district code, and the total 1980 population count."
Location: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, Ann Arbor, Mich. Source: ICPSR Bulletin, Mar 1986.

52:40889 United States. Bureau of the Census (Washington, D.C.). Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States]: County Migration by Selected Characteristics, 1975-1980 [MRDF]. Pub. Order No. ICPSR 8471. [1986?]. U.S. Bureau of the Census [producer]: Washington, D.C.; Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research [ICPSR] [distributor]: Ann Arbor, Michigan. In Eng.
This file contains 3,137 logical records (with a record length of 8,160 characters). "Gross in- and out-migration data are provided for each county (or county equivalent) in the United States. Migrant data are stratified by age, race, and sex. Included for each race/sex/age group are data on college attendance, military status, group quarters status, residence abroad in 1975, and total population. Data on country of birth are listed for race/sex strata."
Location: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, Ann Arbor, Mich. Source: ICPSR Bulletin, May 1986.

52:40890 United States. Bureau of the Census (Washington, D.C.). Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States]: Summary Tape File 1H [MRDF]. Pub. Order No. ICPSR 8401. [1986?]. U.S. Bureau of the Census [producer]: Washington, D.C.; Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research [ICPSR] [distributor]: Ann Arbor, Michigan. In Eng.
This data collection consists of 10 files, each containing between 26 and 574 logical records (with a record length of 1,638 characters). "A supplement to Summary Tape File 1D..., this collection contains data for the ten states [of the United States] that were redistricted for the 99th Congress....Complete-count data from the 1980 census are included. Demographic data such as age, race, sex, marital status, Spanish origin, and household type are provided, along with...housing information....Selected aggregates, means, and medians are also given."
For Summary Tape File 1D, released in 1982, see 49:40767.
Location: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, Ann Arbor, Mich. Source: ICPSR Bulletin, Mar 1986.

52:40891 United States. Bureau of the Census (Washington, D.C.). Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States]: Summary Tape File 3H [MRDF]. Pub. Order No. ICPSR 8402. [1986?]. U.S. Bureau of the Census [producer]: Washington, D.C.; Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research [ICPSR] [distributor]: Ann Arbor, Michigan. In Eng.
This data collection consists of 10 files, each containing between 24 and 576 logical records (with a record length of 2,016 characters). "This supplement to Summary Tape File 3D...contains census data for the ten states that were redistricted for the 99th [U.S.] Congress. Complete-count data are included for demographic data such as age, race, sex, marital status, and Spanish origin, and for [selected] housing information...."
In addition, "sample data inflated to represent the total population are provided for other topics: education, language, ancestry, employment, transportation, and income, plus detailed information on housing characteristics."
For Summary Tape File 3D, released in 1983, see 50:40833.
Location: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, Ann Arbor, Mich. Source: ICPSR Bulletin, Mar 1986.

52:40892 United States. Bureau of the Census (Washington, D.C.). Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States]: Summary Tape File 4C SMSA Extract [MRDF]. Pub. Order No. ICPSR 8426. [1986?]. U.S. Bureau of the Census [producer]: Washington, D.C.; Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research [ICPSR] [distributor]: Ann Arbor, Michigan. In Eng.
This file contains 23,452 logical records (with a record length of 1,956 characters). It provides data on population and housing characteristics from the 1980 census for U.S. urban areas and Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas (SMSAs). "Population items tabulated for each area include demographic data such as age, race, sex, marital status, and Spanish origin, plus information on schooling, employment status, children, occupation, and income."
Location: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, Ann Arbor, Mich. Source: ICPSR Bulletin, Mar 1986.

52:40893 United States. Bureau of the Census (Washington, D.C.). Census of Population and Housing, 1980: Summary Tape File 3G Puerto Rico, Neighborhood Statistics [MRDF]. 1986. U.S. Bureau of the Census [producer and distributor]: Washington, D.C. In Eng.
The file "has a logical record length of 10,080 characters. The file is divided into five record segments of 2,016 characters each. Block size varies with user specifications. A printout listing the block size and block count will be sent with each file order." Additional technical documentation is also available.
"This file primarily contains sample data inflated to represent the total population [of Puerto Rico]. In addition, the file contains 100-percent counts and unweighted sample counts of persons and housing units." Population items tabulated include household relationship, sex, age, marital status, schooling, place of birth, language, residence, employment status, military service, number of children, migration, commuting, occupational status, and income.
Location: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Washington, D.C. Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Data User Services Division, Data Developments, No. IX-37, Sep 1986.

52:40894 United States. Bureau of the Census (Washington, D.C.). Current Population Survey, March 1986 (Advance File) [MRDF]. 1986. U.S. Bureau of the Census [producer and distributor]: Washington, D.C. In Eng.
This file contains 296,256 logical records (with a record length of 408 characters) and has accompanying documentation. "This advance file provides the usual monthly labor force data [for the United States], but in addition, provides supplemental data on work experience, income, and noncash benefits. Comprehensive information is given on the employment status, occupation, and industry of persons 14 years old and over." Data concerning age, sex, race, household relationship, and Spanish origin are included for each person in the household enumerated.
"This file also contains data covering nine noncash income sources: food stamps, school lunch program, employer-provided group health insurance plan, employer-provided pension plan, personal health insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, CHAMPUS or military health care, and energy assistance." State of residence and census region are identified.
Location: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Washington, D.C. Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Data User Services Division, Data Developments, No. IX-33, Sep 1986.

52:40895 United States. Bureau of the Census (Washington, D.C.). Population (1984) and Per Capita Income (1983) Estimates [United States]: Governmental Units [MRDF]. Pub. Order No. ICPSR 8463. [1986?]. U.S. Bureau of the Census [producer]: Washington, D.C.; Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research [ICPSR] [distributor]: Ann Arbor, Michigan. In Eng.
This file contains 40,556 logical records (with a record length of 108 characters). "Data on population and per capita income in [U.S.] counties and incorporated places are provided in this collection. Census counts are given for 1980 population and 1979 income. Estimates for 1982 and 1984 population are also included, along with income estimates for 1982 and 1983. Data are also provided for Minor Civil Divisions in 20 states."
Location: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, Ann Arbor, Mich. Source: ICPSR Bulletin, May 1986.

52:40896 United States. Bureau of the Census (Washington, D.C.). Population Estimates by County with Components of Change, 1981-1985 (Provisional) [MRDF]. 1986. U.S. Bureau of the Census [producer and distributor]: Washington, D.C. In Eng.
This file contains 3,138 logical records (with a record length of 132 characters) and has accompanying documentation. "For each [U.S.] county or county equivalent, the file provides the provisional population estimate for July 1, 1985; revised population estimates for July 1, 1981, 1982, 1983 and 1984; and the corrected 1980 census population figure. In addition, figures are shown for 1980-85 period births, deaths, and net migration."
Location: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Washington, D.C. Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Data User Services Division, Data Developments, No. IX-30, Sep 1986.

52:40897 United States. Bureau of the Census (Washington, D.C.). Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP). Wave 3: Rectangular Core and Topical Module Microdata File [MRDF]. 1986. U.S. Bureau of the Census [producer and distributor]: Washington, D.C. In Eng.
This file contains 59,197 logical records (with a record length of 6,000 characters) and has accompanying documentation. The file consists of the results of the third interview of the U.S. Survey of Income and Program Participation. Basic demographic data are provided on age, sex, race, marital status, household relationship, education, and veteran status; limited information is included on housing.
Core questions, repeated in each wave of the survey, cover labor force activity and income, including participation in benefit programs. In the topical modules, data are presented concerning education, employment, and health. Unique record codes allow linking individuals with preceding and subsequent waves.
Location: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Washington, D.C. Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Data User Services Division, Data Developments, No. IX-43, Oct 1986.

52:40898 United States. Internal Revenue Service [IRS] (Washington, D.C.). Population Migration between Counties Based on Individual Income Tax Returns, 1982-1983: [United States] [MRDF]. Pub. Order No. ICPSR 8477. [1986?]. U.S. Internal Revenue Service [IRS] [producer]: Washington, D.C.; Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research [ICPSR] [distributor]: Ann Arbor, Michigan. In Eng.
This file contains 3,137 logical records (with a record length of 270 characters). "The data include the number of [U.S.] Federal income tax returns filed and the number of exemptions claimed by individuals in each county. Within each category, data are provided on the number of tax filers that migrated into the county, the number that migrated out of the county, and the number for which migration status was unknown. The total number of returns filed is also provided."
Location: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, Ann Arbor, Mich. Source: ICPSR Bulletin, May 1986.

52:40899 United States. National Center for Health Statistics [NCHS] (Hyattsville, Maryland). National Mortality Followback Survey, 1966-1968 [MRDF]. Pub. Order No. ICPSR 8370. [1986?]. U.S. National Center for Health Statistics [NCHS] [producer]: Hyattsville, Maryland; Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research [ICPSR] [distributor]: Ann Arbor, Michigan. In Eng.
This file contains 19,526 logical records (with a record length of 120 characters) and presents data on a sample of 1/26th of the deaths of persons aged 35 to 84 that were reported in the U.S. Current Mortality Survey during the years 1966-1968.
"This survey was designed primarily to obtain information on the smoking habits of decedents by examining death certificates and questionnaires mailed to death record informants during the three-year survey period from 1966-1968....Demographic variables include marital status, family type, number of children, living arrangements, size of family, birth and death of the decedent, family income and family debt, and cause of death."
Location: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, Ann Arbor, Mich. Source: ICPSR Bulletin, Mar 1986.

52:40900 United States. National Center for Health Statistics [NCHS] (Hyattsville, Maryland). National Natality Survey and National Fetal Mortality Survey, 1980 [MRDF]. Pub. Order No. PB84-177310. 1980. U.S. National Center for Health Statistics [NCHS] [producer]: Hyattsville, Maryland; U.S. National Technical Information Service [NTIS] [distributor]: Springfield, Virginia. In Eng.
This file contains 16,327 logical records (with a record length of 2,641 characters) and has accompanying documentation. "The 1980 [U.S.] National Natality Survey and 1980 National Fetal Mortality Survey are based on samples of 9,941 live birth vital records and 6,386 fetal death vital records of 28 weeks gestation or more....Four groups associated with the sampled deliveries--married mothers, hospitals, attendants at delivery, and other medical providers of radiation during pregnancy--responded to mailed questionnaires. The data derived expand our knowledge of the relationships of social, demographic, maternal health, infant health, and radiation characteristics to live births and late fetal deaths."
Source: NTIS, Data Base Services Division.

52:40901 United States. National Center for Health Statistics [NCHS] (Hyattsville, Maryland). National Survey of Family Growth, Cycle III [MRDF]. Pub. Order No. PB85-100022. [1982]. U.S. National Center for Health Statistics [NCHS] [producer]: Hyattsville, Maryland; U.S. National Technical Information Service [NTIS] [distributor]: Springfield, Virginia. In Eng.
This file contains 21,737 logical records (with a record length of 1,500 characters) and has accompanying documentation. "The [U.S.] National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) is a data set designed to provide current information on fertility, family planning intentions and practices, the process of family formation, and related aspects of maternal and child health....Data were collected from a multistage area probability sample of 7,969 women aged 15-44 in the noninstitutional population of the conterminous United States. Interviews were conducted witn 3,201 black women and 4,768 women of other races."
Source: NTIS, Data Base Services Division.

52:40902 United States. National Center for Health Statistics [NCHS] (Hyattsville, Maryland). Vital Statistics Divorce Data, Detail, 1983 [MRDF]. Pub. Order No. PB86-165248. [1983]. U.S. National Center for Health Statistics [NCHS] [producer]: Hyattsville, Maryland; U.S. National Technical Information Service [NTIS] [distributor]: Springfield, Virginia. In Eng.
This file contains 272,327 logical records (with a record length of 140 characters) and has accompanying documentation. The data file contains U.S. "vital statistics relating to divorce...[and provides] demographic data for divorces occurring during the calendar year. The data are based on information abstracted from certificates of divorce or annulment registered in the vital statistics offices of...31 States....Demographic data include variables such as age, race, number of this marriage, and education of both husband and wife. Records also include date and State of marriage and of divorce."
Source: NTIS, Data Base Services Division.

52:40903 United States. National Center for Health Statistics [NCHS] (Hyattsville, Maryland). Vital Statistics Marriage Data, Detail, 1982 [MRDF]. Pub. Order No. PB85-221646. [1982]. U.S. National Center for Health Statistics [NCHS] [producer]: Hyattsville, Maryland; U.S. National Technical Information Service [NTIS] [distributor]: Springfield, Virginia. In Eng.
This file contains 747,233 logical records (with a record length of 140 characters) and has accompanying documentation. The data file contains U.S. "vital statistics relating to marriage...[and provides] demographic data for marriages occurring during the calendar year. The data are based on information abstracted from marriage certificates registered in the Vital Statistics offices of...42 States and the District of Columbia....Demographic data include variables such as age, race, previous marital status, number of this marriage, and education of both bride and groom; records also include date and State of marriage."
Source: NTIS, Data Base Services Division.

52:40904 United States. National Center for Health Statistics [NCHS] (Hyattsville, Maryland). Vital Statistics Mortality Data, Detail, 1983 [MRDF]. Pub. Order No. PB86-120441. [1983]. U.S. National Center for Health Statistics [NCHS] [producer]: Hyattsville, Maryland; U.S. National Technical Information Service [NTIS] [distributor]: Springfield, Virginia. In Eng.
This file contains 2,022,190 logical records (with a record length of 159 characters) and has accompanying documentation. The data file contains U.S. "vital statistics data relating to mortality [and provides] demographic and cause-of-death data for deaths occurring during the calendar year. The data are based on information abstracted from all death certificates filed in vital statistics offices of each State and the District of Columbia....Demographic data include variables such as date of death, age, race, sex, and geographic area. Cause-of-death data have been coded to the underlying causes of death shown in the Ninth Revision of the International Classification of Diseases."
Separate data files are also available containing local area summary and cause-of-death summary data.
Location: U.S. National Technical Information Service [NTIS], Springfield, Va. Source: NTIS, Data Base Services Division.

52:40905 United States. National Center for Health Statistics [NCHS] (Hyattsville, Maryland). Vital Statistics Mortality Data, Multiple Cause of Death, Detail, 1983 [MRDF]. Pub. Order No. PB86-138831. [1983]. U.S. National Center for Health Statistics [NCHS] [producer]: Hyattsville, Maryland; U.S. National Technical Information Service [NTIS] [distributor]: Springfield, Virginia. In Eng.
This file contains 2,022,190 logical records (with a record length of 440 characters) and has accompanying documentation. The data file contains U.S. "vital statistics data relating to mortality [and provides] demographic, underlying and multiple cause-of-death data for deaths occurring during the calendar year. The data are based on information abstracted from all death certificates filed in vital statistics offices of each State and the District of Columbia....Demographic data include variables such as date of death, age, race, sex and geographic area. Underlying cause-of-death data and multiple cause-of-death data have been coded to the causes shown in the Ninth Revision of the International Classification of Diseases."
Location: U.S. National Technical Information Service [NTIS], Springfield, Va. Source: NTIS, Data Base Services Division.

52:40906 United States. National Center for Health Statistics [NCHS] (Hyattsville, Maryland). Vital Statistics Natality Data, Detail, 1983 [MRDF]. Pub. Order No. PB86-106275. [1983]. U.S. National Center for Health Statistics [NCHS] [producer]: Hyattsville, Maryland; U.S. National Technical Information Service [NTIS] [distributor]: Springfield, Virginia. In Eng.
This file contains 3,337,883 logical records (with a record length of 215 characters) and has accompanying documentation. The data file contains U.S. "vital statistics data relating to natality...[and provides] demographic and health data for births occurring during the calendar year. The data are based on information abstracted from birth certificates filed in vital statistics offices of each State and the District of Columbia....Demographic data include variables such as date of birth, age and educational attainment of parents, marital status, live-birth order, race, sex, and geographic area. Health data include such items as birth weight, gestation, prenatal care, attendant at birth, and Apgar score."
Separate data files are also available containing local area summary and state summary data.
Source: NTIS, Data Base Services Division.

52:40907 Wagtskjold, Jon F.; Alvheim, Atle; Henrichsen, Bjorn; Ottera, Magne. Nordic Data Base for Regional Time Series [MRDF]. Pub. Order No. DDA-0824. 1985. Norwegian Social Science Data Services [producer]: Bergen, Norway; Danish Data Archives [distributor]: Odense, Denmark. In Eng; Dan; Nor.
These files contain 595 cases, with 235 variables per case, and have accompanying documentation. "The geographical unit examined is county/county borough (Denmark), province (Finland), province (Sweden) and county (Norway). In addition, the information has been subdivided into rural or urban data in cases where such a subdivision was possible and where data were available. The time period covered is 1945-1980 (inclusive of both years), and data have been collected for every fifth year of this period."
Data are included on "size of population, population increase or decrease, marital status, gainful employment, type of dwelling, standard of dwelling, household expenses, income, education, and elections (distribution of votes)."
Location: Danish Data Archives, Odense, Denmark. Source: DDA-NYT, No. 34, Summer 1985.


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