65 Plus in the United States

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DIANE Publishing, Sep 1, 1996 - 185 pages
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Focuses on the diversity of America's older population in terms of age, race, ethnicity, gender, economic status, longevity, health and social characteristics, and geog. distribution. Examines the possible implications of these demographic changes for generations to come. Attempts to understand the profile of the elderly population for the 21st century. Contents: numerical growth; longevity and health characteristics; economic characteristics; geographic distr'n.; social and other characteristics; the elderly of today and tomorrow. Over 100 detailed tables.

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Page 6-8 - Virginia West Virginia North Carolina South Carolina Georgia Florida East South Central Kentucky Tennessee Alabama Mississippi West South Central Arkansas Louisiana...
Page 4-17 - Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race. Source: US Bureau of the Census. Current Population Reports.
Page B-1 - Therefore, a conclusion that the average estimate derived from all possible samples lies within a range computed in this way would be correct for roughly 90 percent of all possible samples.
Page B-6 - Year moved into residence Number of bedrooms Plumbing and kitchen facilities Telephone in unit Vehicles available Heating fuel Source of water and method of sewage disposal Year structure built Condominium status Farm residence Shelter costs, including utilities NOTE: Questions dealing with the subjects covered in the 100-percent component were asked of all persons and housing units.
Page 6-7 - New England: Maine New Hampshire Vermont Massachusetts Rhode Island Connecticut Middle Atlantic: New York New Jersey Pennsylvania East North Central: Ohio Indiana Illinois Michigan Wisconsin West North Cantra): Minnesota Iowa Missouri North Dakota South Dakota Nebraska Kansas South Atlantic: Delaware Maryland District of Columbia . Virginia West Virginia North Carolina...
Page 8-31 - ... for personal reasons, whether or not they were paid by their employers for time off, and whether or not they were seeking other jobs. Excluded from the employed group are persons whose only activity consisted of work around the house (such as own home housework, painting or repairing own home, etc.) or volunteer work for religious, charitable, and similar organizations. Unemployed. Unemployed persons are those civilians who, during the survey week, had no employment but were available for work...
Page 8-30 - The householder refers to the person (or one of the persons) in whose name the housing unit is owned or rented (maintained) or, if there is no such person, any adult member, excluding roomers, board ers, or paid employees.
Page 8-29 - Household. A household consists of all the persons who occupy a housing unit. A house, an apartment or other group of rooms, or a single room, is regarded as a housing unit when it is occupied or intended for occupancy as separate living quarters; that is, when the occupants do not live and eat with any other persons in the structure and there is either (1) direct access from the outside or through a common hall or (2) a kitchen or cooking equipment for the exclusive use of the occupants.
Page 8-33 - The estimating procedure used in this survey involved the inflation of the weighted sample results to independent estimates of the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States by age, race, and sex.
Page 8-33 - In addition, the sample included persons in the Armed Forces living off post or with their families on post. CPS Estimation Procedure. This survey's estimation procedure inflates weighted sample results to independent estimates of the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States by age, sex, race and Hispanic/nonHispanic categories.

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