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1964 - Summary, Status, and Geography

liv64      Is graduate alive?
st64g      Graduate's state of residence.
geog64     Respondent's place of residence.

NOTE:  See Appendix A - Memo067 for a general selection of variables
       used for previous WLS publications.

liv64: Is graduate alive?

Data source: Parent Respondent      Collected in: 1964      Mode: mail
Source variables: none

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-3 NONRESPONDENT 613 716 1329
1 Dead--no other information 30 9 39
2 Dead--some information given 22 5 27
3 Living 4326 4596 8922
Note: See STAT75 for a better version of this variable.

st64g: Graduate's state of residence.

Data source: Parent Respondent      Collected in: 1964      Mode: mail
Source variables: none
Revisions: Added 9/04     

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 56 15 71
-1 DON'T KNOW 55 67 122
0 Foreign Country 20 15 35
1 Alabama 9 6 15
2 Alaska 5 0 5
3 Arizona 15 16 31
4 Arkansas 4 0 4
5 California 177 152 329
6 Colorado 33 25 58
7 Connecticut 9 7 16
8 Delaware 1 0 1
9 Washington, D.C. 5 4 9
10 Florida 20 24 44
11 Georgia 13 7 20
12 Hawaii 7 5 12
13 Idaho 2 1 3
14 Illinois 139 213 352
15 Indiana 17 23 40
16 Iowa 20 30 50
17 Kansas 11 11 22
18 Kentucky 5 5 10
19 Louisiana 2 2 4
20 Maine 1 2 3
21 Maryland 20 6 26
22 Massachusetts 8 14 22
23 Michigan 37 46 83
24 Minnesota 129 174 303
25 Mississippi 3 3 6
26 Missouri 17 21 38
27 Montana 2 7 9
28 Nebraska 11 6 17
29 Nevada 1 2 3
30 New Hampshire 2 1 3
31 New Jersey 6 7 13
32 New Mexico 5 7 12
33 New York 118 58 176
34 North Carolina 12 7 19
35 North Dakota 5 5 10
36 Ohio 16 23 39
37 Oklahoma 7 8 15
38 Oregon 11 7 18
39 Pennsylvania 12 15 27
40 Rhode Island 1 0 1
41 South Carolina 3 4 7
42 South Dakota 5 2 7
43 Tennessee 2 6 8
44 Texas 40 16 56
45 Utah 2 0 2
46 Vermont 0 2 2
47 Virginia 26 21 47
48 Washington 25 18 43
49 West Virginia 1 1 2
50 Wisconsin 3838 4206 8044
51 Wyoming 0 3 3
Note: Only codes "50", WI; and "0", non-WI are available on the
public release.

See Appendix J, Cor483S for state codes.

geog64: Respondent's place of residence. Includes state, county, Minor Civil Division, and place.

Data source: Parent Respondent      Collected in: 1964      Mode: mail
Source variables: 6
Revisions: Updated 10/06     
*NOT AVAILABLE ON PUBLIC RELEASE*

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
60410250955 0 1 1
60590250325 1 0 1
60750052485 19 12 31
60850552798 1 0 1
230192202980 0 1 1
270531402610 1 0 1
360470052505 1 0 1
550090900000 2 2 4
550851050000 3 4 7
551310050000 2 2 4
Note: Address was confirmed with graduate in the 1975 survey.

See Appendix B - Memo007 for Codes from GEOGRAPHIC
IDENTIFICATION CODE SCHEME; 1970 Census PHC(R)-3.

If R lived in a foreign country the code was taken from
Geographical Location Codes (Sept. 1969), U.S. General
Services Administration, Office of Finance

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