IFLS [electronic resource]

1993 Indonesian Family Life Survey

by Lynn A. Karoly, Elizabeth Frankenberg

Data from the various waves of the Indonesian Family Life Survey (IFLS) is available for download from the IFLS Web site. Click on "Register and Download Data". The CD-ROM for the 1993 IFLS is no longer available and the data must be downloaded from the IFLS Web site.

This CD-ROM contains the 260 data subfiles for the 1993 Indonesian Family Life Survey (IFLS). These data subfiles contain the household survey and community-facility survey data. There are two sets of 260 subfiles: one set in ASCII files and one set in SAS transport files. Input statements are provided for the ASCII version. The CD-ROM also includes a set of programs with suggested data updates. The README file found on the CD-ROM explains the structure of the subfiles on the disc. The 1993 IFLS CD-ROM is to be used in conjunction with the Household Codebook (DRU-1195/4), the Community-Facility Codebook (DRU-1195/5) and the User's Guide (DRU-1195/6). There are no documentation files on the CD-ROM. The Codebooks explain the contents of the subfiles and contain variable definitions and codes. The Codebooks also discuss the data update programs provided with the data. The User's Guide discusses the file structure of the IFLS database (both household and community facility data) and addresses issues about identifying individuals of interest and linking the various subfile types to produce analytic files. For more information on the IFLS, please see the FLS Home Page on the World Wide Web.

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