Codebook for the baseline survey of residential buildings in site I

by Ann W. Wang, Charles W. Noland


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A baseline survey of 4,662 residential buildings located on 4,324 properties was conducted in Brown County, Wisconsin, as part of a series of surveys for the Housing Assistance Supply Experiment. Each question in the survey instrument is reproduced in this Note, together with all permissible responses, and is annotated with interpretations made public at various stages of training, field operations and editing, and subsequent data processing. A tabulation was also made of all responses recorded in the final master file of survey records. The appendixes include a glossary of words and phrases used in the questionnaire, a list of audit codes, and item justification.

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