TANF "Leavers", Applicants, and Caseload Studies: Data Files: Iowa Public Use Data Files

File Name File Type Contents Description
Admin_AppendixA-1 Microsoft Word Template Administrative Data Descriptive Information Table for Iowa Automated Benefit Calculation System Data This table includes the following information about the Iowa Automated Benefit Calculation System Data: data type, acronym/state reference, source agency & program data source, time period covered, unit of analysis, description of population included in the file, the total number of records, matching files, file location, and data limitations.
Admin_AppendixA-2 Microsoft Word Template Administrative Data Descriptive Information Table for Iowa Medicaid Information System Data This table includes the following information about the Iowa Medicaid System Data: data type, acronym/state reference, source agency & program data source, time period covered, unit of analysis, description of population included in the file, the total number of records, matching files, file location, and data limitations.
Admin_AppendixA-3 Microsoft Word Template Administrative Data Descriptive Information Table for Iowa Collection and Reporting System Data This table includes the following information about the Iowa Collection and Reporting System Data: data type, acronym/state reference, source agency & program data source, time period covered, unit of analysis, description of population included in the file, the total number of records, matching files, file location, and data limitations.
Admin_AppendixA-4 Microsoft Word Template Administrative Data Descriptive Information Table for Iowa Unemployment Insurance System Data This table includes the following information about the Iowa Unemployment Insurance System Data: data type, acronym/state reference, source agency & program data source, time period covered, unit of analysis, description of population included in the file, the total number of records, matching files, file location, and data limitations.
Admin_AppendixA-5 Microsoft Word Template Administrative Data Descriptive Information Table for Iowa's Family and Child Services System Data This table includes the following information about the Iowa's Family and Child Services System Data: data type, acronym/state reference, source agency & program data source, time period covered, unit of analysis, description of population included in the file, the total number of records, matching files, file location, and data limitations.
Admin_AppendixB Microsoft Word Template Administrative File Guide for the PUBADMIN.asc This table contains the following information about the administrative data files: file name, file type, data included in the file, the number of observations, record format, maximum record length, record identification variable. Sort key, unit of analysis, relating or linking files, and file description.
Admin_Chapter1-2 Microsoft Word Template This is the table of contents and first two chapters of the Iowa administrative public use data file documentation. Chapter 1 is a detailed project narrative, and Chapter 2 contains important technical and programming information.
Survey_AppendixA Microsoft Word Template Survey Summary Table for Survey of Iowa Families that Left FIP in Spring 1999 This table contains the following information: a survey description, a description of the study population, the survey's sample design, the number of completed interviews, the survey' response rate, the survey approach, the survey's fielding period, the survey questionnaire length, and the known data limitations.
Survey_AppendixC Microsoft Word Template Survey Data File Guide for the Survey of Iowa Families that Left FIP in Spring 1999 This table contains the following information: the file name, file type, the number of observations, the record length, the record format, the record identification/sort key, the unit of analysis, relating files, and file description.
Survey_AppendixE Corel Wordperfect Iowa TANF Leavers Survey This is the questionnaire used for the Survey of Iowa Families that left FIP in Spring 1999.
Survey_Chapter1-2 Microsoft Word Template Table of Contents and Chapter 1& 2 of the Iowa Survey documentation Chapter 1 is a detailed project narrative, and Chapter 2 contains important technical and programming information.

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

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