TANF "Leavers", Applicants, and Caseload Studies: Data Files: District of Columbia Public Use Data Files

File Name Size File Type File Contents Description
DC CD Contents.doc* 37KB Microsoft Word Table of Contents for the District of Columbia Public Use Files Table providing file name, file size, file type, contents, and description of each file on the CD ROM.
DC Notes to Researchers* 21KB Microsoft Word Notes to Researchers Using the DC Welfare Leavers Study Public Use Data Files Notes to researchers about the known limitations of using these data resources.
admin.new.doc* 56KB Microsoft Word Project Narrative This document contains an overview of the 1997 and 1998 administrative data, a description of the study population, as well as technical and programming information.
admin97 Data table.doc* 32KB Microsoft Word Descriptive Information Table for the 1997 administrative data This table provides a description of the data stored in the file admin97.dat, including data type, source, time period covered, unit of analysis, population covered, total number of records, matching, location of data file, data limitations, etc.
admin 97 file guide.doc* 28KB Microsoft Word Descriptive Information Table for the 1997 administrative data This table provides a description of the data stored in the file admin97.dat, including file name, file type, data included in the file, number of observations, record format, record length, record identification variable, unit of analysis, relating files, and file description.
admin97.sas 27KB SAS SAS input statement for the 1997 administrative data This input statement allows researchers to easily create a SAS data set.
admin97 layout.dct 8KB DCT file Record Layout for 1997 administrative data Information on the position of the variables in the data set, and length of each variable.
Admin98 Data table.doc* 31KB Microsoft Word Descriptive Information Table for the 1998 administrative data This table provides a description of the data stored in the file admin98.dat, including data type, source, time period covered, unit of analysis, population covered, total number of records, matching, location of data file, data limitations, etc.
admin98 file guide.doc* 28KB Microsoft Word Descriptive Information Table for the 1998 administrative data This table provides a description of the data stored in the file admin98.dat, including file name, file type, data included in the file, number of observations, record format, record length, record identification variable, unit of analysis, relating files, and file description.
admin98.sas 27KB SAS SAS input statement for the 1998 administrative data This input statement allows researchers to easily create a SAS data set.
admin98 layout.dct 12KB DCT file Record Layout for 1998 administrative data Information on the position of the variables in the data set, and length of each variable.
App 3. Varnames.doc 25KB Microsoft Word   Description of the variables used in generating tabulation in tables
App 4. Code.doc 63KB Microsoft Word Code for generated administrative variables Code used to create new administrative variables.
App 6. Respv. Non.xls 18KB Excel File Comparisons of DC TANF leavers Comparison of DC TANF Leavers respondents and non-respondents, and those called 1-11 and 12-43 times.
App 7. Respondents.xls 20KB Excel File Information on Hard to Reach Population of DC TANF Leavers Comparison of those called 1-11 and 12-43 times, including employment information, household composition, and benefits received.
App 8. disposit.xls 38KB Excel File Final Dispositions for 1998 Survey of TANF Leavers in the District of Columbia Number of cases and IDs for each final survey disposition.
App 9. Var Name.doc 21KB Microsoft Word Variable Naming Convention Description of convention used to name variables.
dictpgm.mdb* 626KB Microsoft Access Codebooks for the 1997 and 1998 Administrative original data sets and created variables, the 1998 Survey data set and created variables. Information on each variable's name, description, start and end position, length, and type.
survey document.doc* 69KB Microsoft Word Project Narrative This document contains an overview of the 1998 survey data, a description of the study population, as well as technical and programming information.
survey table.doc* 32KB Microsoft Word Summary Table for the 1998 Survey This table provides a description of the data stored in the file survey98.dat, including survey description, description of the population, sample design, number of completed interviews, response rate, survey approach, fielding period, questionnaire length, and know data limitations.
survey 98 File Guide.doc* 30KB Microsoft Word Descriptive Information Table for the 1998 Survey This table provides a description of the data stored in the file survey98.dat, including file name, file type, data included in the file, number of observations, record format, record length, record identification variable, unit of analysis, relating files, and file description.
survey98.sas 29KB SAS SAS input statement for the 1998 Survey This input statement allows researchers to easily create a SAS data set.
survey 98 layout.dtc 12KB DTC file Record Layout for 1998 Survey Information on the position of the variables in the data set, and length of each variable.
Survqu.doc* 196KB Microsoft Word 1998 Survey Questionnaire and Codebook Codebook of for the for the 1998 Survey Instrument

ORC Macro, TA contractor for Welfare Outcomes Data Files, Sept. 2001, compiled this table of contents.

* These items are included in the folder "DC_Researcher_Requests."

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