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ROUNDRD
Survey round number, round record

Description

[ PRELIMINARY VARIABLE: Variable description may change once we confirm the universe and assess the comparability of this variable over time. ]

For all persons, ROUNDRD reports the round in which the data were collected. MEPS interviews persons five times, once per round. Analysts may wish to combine ROUNDRD with MEPSIDRD, to uniquely identify round-level records.

Persons with data for both calendar years in which their Panel participated have two Round 3 records. This is because, although the Round 3 interview occurs in the second calendar year, the Round 3 reference period spans both calendar years. Therefore, the individual's Round 3 record is written to both the first calendar year data file and the second calendar year data file. For more information on the relationship between calendar year, panel, and round data, please see the IPUMS MEPS Panel Design Documentation.

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Comparability

The comparability of this variable over time has not yet been assessed.

Universe

The universe for this variable has not yet been confirmed.

Availability

  • 1996-2017

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