A Reporting Unit (RU) is a person or group of persons in the sampled DU (Dwelling Unit) who are related by blood, marriage, adoption, foster care, or other family association. RUSIZE is a constructed variable that reports the number of people in the Reporting Unit.
This is a 2-digit numeric variable.
ComparabilityThe comparability of this variable over time has not yet been assessed.
- 1996-2017 : PERWEIGHT