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RUSIZERD
Reporting unit size, round record

Description

RUSIZERD is a constructed variable that reports the number of people in the Reporting Unit on the round record. 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.

RUSIZERD is a two digit numeric variable.

Codes

0: Not in universe

Comparability

In 1996, RUSIZERD only includes eligible persons in rounds 1 and 2 of data collection; in subsequent years, RUSIZERD is available for all eligible persons. Otherwise, this variable is completely comparable across time.

Universe

  • 1996: All persons who are eligible (ELIGRD = 4) and in rounds 1 or 2 of data collection.
  • 1997-2019: All persons who are eligible (ELIGRD = 4) for data collection.

Availability

  • 1996-2019

Weights

Flags

This variable has no flags.