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INDSTR
Industry, alphabetic string

Description

INDSTR contains the original unedited occupational industry entry from the census manuscript. Most users will prefer to use IND1950 or IND, which code the original occupational entries into coherent categories.

Codes

INDSTR is a 44-character alphabetic string variable which reports the respondent's original unedited occupational industry response. It is used to construct the numeric variables IND and IND1950. INDSTR specific variable codes for missing, edited, or unidentified observations, observations not applicable (N/A), observations not in universe (NIU), top and bottom value coding, etc. are provided below if applicable by Census year (and data sample if specified).

INDSTR Specific Variable Codes

Comparability

No information available.

Universe

  • 1910: All persons who reported an occupation (not available in cases having SAMP1910 values of 5, 6, or 7); not available for Puerto Rico.
  • 1920: All persons who reported an industry; not available for Puerto Rico.
  • 1930, 1940: All persons who reported an industry.

Availability

United States
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  • 1990: --
  • 1980: --
  • 1970: --
  • 1960: --
  • 1950: --
  • 1940: 1%
  • 1930: 1%; 5%
  • 1920: 1%
  • 1910: 1%; 1.4% ovrsmp
  • 1900: --
  • 1880: --
  • 1870: --
  • 1860: --
  • 1850: --
Puerto Rico
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  • 1990: --
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  • 1930: All samples
  • 1920: --
  • 1910: --

Flags

This variable has no flags.

Editing Procedure

There is no editing procedure available for this variable.