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[IWS] BLS: AMERICAN TIME USE SURVEY: 2012 WELL-BEING MODULE MICRODATA FILES & RE-RELEASE FOR 2010 [21 May 2014]

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AMERICAN TIME USE SURVEY

2012 Well-Being Module Microdata Files [21 May 2014]
http://www.bls.gov/tus/wbdatafiles_2012.htm

 

This page includes links to the 2012 ATUS Well-Being (WB) Module microdata files and supporting documentation. Researchers can use the WB Module microdata files to produce their own estimates or do other analyses. Each ZIP file contains a data file along with computer programs that will read the data file into SAS, SPSS, and Stata. The data files are in CSV-format (comma-separated values). The microdata files do not contain estimates.

About ATUS Data

·         How to use ATUS microdata files

·         Instructions for downloading ATUS microdata files

ATUS WB Module Data Dictionary

·         ATUS Well-Being Module Data Dictionary (PDF) Describes the WB Respondent and WB Activity files, and includes names and descriptions of the variables appearing on these files.

2012 ATUS WB Module Data Files

·         NEW:ATUS 2012 WB Respondent file (zip) (0.2 MB) The WB Respondent file contains information about WB respondents, including general health information and WB Module respondent-level statistical weights.

·         NEW: ATUS 2012 WB Activity file (zip) (0.8 MB) The WB Activity file includes the activity-level information collected in the WB Module, including activity number, and information about how the respondent felt during the selected activities.

·         NEW:ATUS 2012 WB Respondent Replicate Weights file (zip) (13 MB) The WB Respondent Replicate weights file contains respondent-level replicate weights.

·         NEW: ATUS 2012 WB Activity Replicate Weights file (zip) (71 MB) The WB Activity Replicate weights file contains activity-level replicate weights.

NOTE: There was an error in the activity selection process for the 2010 and 2012 Well-Being Modules to the ATUS. Read More

Survey Documentation

·         ATUS Well-Being Module Questionnaire

(PDF)

 

NOTE from BLS: The 2010 WBM Activity File is re-released [see below] with modified activity weights that adjust for an error in the activity selection process. This error affected the 2012 WBM as well, and the new WBM Activity file includes adjusted weights. For information about this error and the adjustment to the activity weights, please see our modified and expanded ATUS Well-Being Module Data Dictionary at http://www.bls.gov/tus/wbmintcodebk.pdf.

 

If you have questions, please contact an ATUS staff member by e-mail at atusinfo@bls.gov or by phone at 202-691-6339. Thank you for your patience as we have dealt with this issue.

 

See also--
American Time Use Survey (ATUS) Well-Being Module Microdata Files
[updated 21 May 2014]
http://www.bls.gov/tus/wbdatafiles.htm

The ATUS Well-Being (WB) Module was fielded from January through December in 2010 and 2012. The WB Module data files contain information related to how people felt during selected activities, as well as general health information. This page includes links to the ATUS WB Module microdata files and supporting documentation. Researchers can use the WB Module microdata files to produce their own estimates or do other analyses. Each ZIP file contains a data file along with computer programs that will read the data file into SAS, SPSS, and Stata. The data files are in CSV-format (comma-separated values). The microdata files do not contain estimates.

More information about the ATUS WB Module is available from the sponsor, the National Institute on Aging.

About ATUS Data

·         How to use ATUS microdata files

·         Instructions for downloading ATUS microdata files

ATUS WB Module Data Dictionary

·         ATUS Well-Being Module Data Dictionary (PDF) Describes the WB Respondent and WB Activity files, and includes names and descriptions of the variables appearing on these files.

ATUS WB Module Data Files

·         UPDATED:American Time Use Survey—2010 Well-Being Module Microdata Files

·         NEW:American Time Use Survey—2012 Well-Being Module Microdata Files

NOTE: There was an error in the activity selection process for the 2010 and 2012 Well-Being Modules to the ATUS. Read More

Survey Documentation

·         ATUS Well-Being Module Questionnaire

(PDF)

 

Last Modified Date: May 21, 2014

 

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