Notes

IPUMS-USA: NUMBER OF CHILDREN UNDER 18 IN HOUSEHOLD

  • I do not know why, but IPUMS-USA does not provide the number of children under 18 in household; it only provides the number of own children of any age (NCHILD) and the number of own children age 4 and under residing with each individual (NCHLT5). However, for those of us who are interested in using IPUMS-USA data to estimate the labor market impact of parenthood, knowing the number of children under 18 in household may be useful. Here is the Stata code to accomplish that:

CENSUS FIPS COUNTY CODES TO MEPS CONVERSION

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