- Questionnaire Text
- Source Variables
- Editing Procedure
YRSUSA1 reports how long a person who was born in a foreign country or U.S. outlying area had been living in the United States.
Other immigration variables are available; see the following table:
YRSUSA1 is a 2-digit numeric code reporting how long a person who was born in a foreign country or U.S. outlying area had been living in the United States. YRSUSA1 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).
YRSUSA1 Specific Variable Codes
00 = N/A or less than one year.
1910 100% and 1930 100% Samples: 98 = Illegible, 99 = Missing
|1910 100%, 1930 1%, 1930 100%||97+ years|
|1910 1%, 1910 1.4%, 1920, 1930 5%||99+ years|