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Survey of Newly Entitled Social Security Beneficiaries, 1970 [electronic resource] Social Security Administration.

Publication:
Ann Arbor, Mich. : Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1984.
Format/Description:
Datafile
1 online resource.
Edition:
ICPSR ed
Series:
ICPSR (Series) ; 7659.
ICPSR 7659
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Subjects:
Public opinion -- United States.
Social security beneficiaries -- United States.
Social security -- United States -- Public opinion.
United States.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary:
This data collection contains survey information gathered from a sample of people who had recently filed for Social Security benefits or enrolled for Medicare in 1970. The purpose of the study was to learn the extent to which the Social Security program was meeting the needs and expectations of persons entitled to benefits. Respondents supplied information concerning their health, health insurance, physical disabilities, job characteristics of current/last/longest employment (e.g., type of industry, private, federal government, state or local government, self-employed, or working without pay), hours worked per week, reasons for leaving longest job, attitudes about adequacy of income, types of income currently receiving, ability to afford to stop working, type of retirement (e.g., early, compulsory, willing, or unwilling), pension plans, and attitudes toward Social Security benefits. Other demographic information includes home ownership, highest grade completed, marital status, and spouse's income and job type. Survey responses are linked with administrative data. The units of analysis are persons and earnings.... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07659
Contents:
Part 1: Data File
Notes:
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30.
Contributor:
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.