Measuring Income and Poverty in Four Surveys: an Overview. Income Source Variables for Tabulations on Four Surveys, Income Year 2002 (Variables define recipiency; consistent variables used for amounts)

08/09/2008

Income Source Variables for Tabulations on Four Surveys, Income Year 2002 (Variables define recipiency; consistent variables used for amounts)

 CPSSIPPMEPSNHIS
File2003 Annual Social and Economic Supplement2001 Panel2002 Full Year File2003 NHIS
Total Income (CPS Definition)PTOTVAL> 0    TPTOTINC >0 and/or EEDFUND = 1TTLP02X Any item
Wages and SalariesWSAL-YN; OI-YN (15,16)TPMSUM1> 0 and/or ER15 > 0; (for $, also TPMSUM2;TMLMSUM)WAGEP02XPSAL
Self-employmentSEMP-YN; FRSE-YN; OI-YN (17, 18)TBMSUM1 > 0 (for $, also TBMSUM2)BUSNP02XPSEINC
Interest and DividendsINT-YN; DIV-YN; OI-YN (5,6) (See Note 1)TINTINC > 0 and/or TDIVINC > 0 and/or TRNDUP2 > 0INTRP02X; DIVDP02XPINTRSTR and/or PDIVD
Rents, Royalties, Estates and TrustsRNT-YN; SUR-SC1(8); SUR-SC2(8);  OI-YN (7,8)ER37; ER53; TJACLR > 0 and/or TJACLR2 > 0 and/or TOACLR > 0; TRNDUP1 > 0TRSTP02X 
IRA IncomeRET-SC1(7); RET-SC2(7)ER42IRASP02X 
PensionsSUR-SC1(except 5,8); SUR-SC2(except 5,8); DIS-SC1(except 1,6,8); DIS-SC2(except 1,6,8); RET-SC1(except 5,7); RET-SC2(except 5,7); OI-YN (2,10,13)ER30; ER31; ER32; ER34; ER35; ER36; ER38; ER13PENSP02XPPENS; POPENS
Social Security and Railroad RetirementSS-YN; SUR-SC1(5); SUR-SC2(5); DIS-SC1(6); DIS-SC2(6); RET-SC1(5); RET-SC2(5); OI-YN (1)ER01A; ER01K; ER02SSECP0XPSSRR
SSISSI-YNER03A; ERO3K; ER04SSIP02XPSSI
Public Assistance (cash only)PAW-YN; OI-YN (3,4)ER20; ER21;ER23; ER24PUBP02XPTANF
Unemployment CompensationUC-YN; OI-YN (11,12)ER05; ER07UNEMP02X(see Note 5)
Workers Compensation and Veterans BenefitsWC-YN if WC-TYPE = 1,2; DIS-SC1(1,8); DIS-SC2(1,8);  OI-YN (9); VET-YNER10; ER12; ER14; ER08WCMP02X; VETSP02X(see Note 5)
Child Support and AlimonyCSP-YN; ALM-YNER28; ER29; ER26CHILDP02X; ALIMP02XPCHLDSP (see Note 5)
Financial Assistance, Educational Aid (non-VA) and Other Cash IncomeFIN-YN; ED-YN; OI-YN (19), WC-YN if WC_TYPE=3,4ER50; ER51; ER55; ER56; ER75; EEDFUND = 1CASHP02X; OTHRP02XPINCOT (see Note 5)