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The 1993 Indonesian Family Life Survey

Appendix E, User's Guide

Published 1995

by Christine E. Peterson

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This User's Guide describes the IFLS data structure and presents detailed descriptions of the variety of information available, and how it can be put together. This Guide is meant to be a companion to the IFLS Codebooks and provides guidelines on how to build analysis files from the data. For example, there are discussions on how to identify various individuals of interest (e.g., husbands, wives, children, parents of respondents) and how to link data from different parts of a particular person's questionnaire with one another and with data from the questionnaire of related individuals. The multiple file structure of the IFLS makes linking files the major task in building analysis files.

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