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Dataset Abstract

Title: BASR Poll: Residential Mobility Study [USBASR1950-B0012]
Survey Firm: Bureau of Applied Social Research, Columbia University
Study Date: 1950
Sample: Adult residents of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Sample Size: 924
Survey Notes: There are four data files for this study; 1) Data originally on Card 1--Owners Sample, 2) Data originally on Card 2--Owners Sample, 3) Data originally on Card 1--Renters Sample and 4) Data originally on Card 2--Renters Sample.
Variables: 172
Abstract:
Length of residency (1); payments on current house (10); previous housing (5); reasons for moving out (20); changes in members of household (3); family who wanted to remain (3); family who wanted to move (3); searching for a new house (8); desired method of payment (4); important features about households (14); amount of households considered (1); family's preference (3); expenses (5); neighborhood description (1); importance of the home (1); satisfaction with various household More...
Weight: None
Usage Note: Do not use column locations on the questionnaire as they refer to the column binary data. Use the new column guide in the PDF document for the ASCII (.dat) dataset. In the new dataset, punches marked 'X' and 'Y' in the codebook '-' and '&' respectively. For multiple response items: 1=Item Chosen 0=Not Chosen.
Citation:

Bureau of Applied Social Research, Columbia University. BASR Poll: Residential Mobility Study, Jan, 1950 [dataset]. USBASR1950-B0012, Version 4. Bureau of Applied Social Research, Columbia University [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Dec-13-2017.

 

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