Cover: Description of the household composition and income files created from the INCAP-RAND Guatemalan survey data

Description of the household composition and income files created from the INCAP-RAND Guatemalan survey data

Published 1981

by Carol A. M. Clark

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This Note presents a description of the economic and demographic variables contained in the following six data files: (1) KID000, (2) PAR000, (3) CENNUC, (4) CENEXT, (5) INCOME10, and (6) INCEXT. The files were created using the Statistical Analysis System, commonly referred to as "SAS." The variables contained in these files were created using raw data from the 425 Census and the R10 questionnaire done as part of the INCAP-Rand Guatemalan Survey conducted during 1974-1975. The KID000 and PAR000 files contain socioeconomic and demographic information on individuals in the communities. The CENNUC and CENEXT files contain household size and composition data on the nuclear and extended families respectively. The income/wealth data for the nuclear and extended families appear in the INCOME10 and INCEXT files respectively. The Note contains descriptions of each of the variables created. The descriptions detail input variables, formulas, code values, and problem cases. The Note also contains means of the variables and a list of contents of each of the six SAS files.

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