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The Resource Midlife Development in the United States (MIDUS) : Survey of Minority Groups [Chicago and New York City], 1995-1996, Diane L. Hughes, Richard A. Shweder, (electronic resource)

Midlife Development in the United States (MIDUS) : Survey of Minority Groups [Chicago and New York City], 1995-1996, Diane L. Hughes, Richard A. Shweder, (electronic resource)

Label
Midlife Development in the United States (MIDUS) : Survey of Minority Groups [Chicago and New York City], 1995-1996
Title
Midlife Development in the United States (MIDUS)
Title remainder
Survey of Minority Groups [Chicago and New York City], 1995-1996
Statement of responsibility
Diane L. Hughes, Richard A. Shweder
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This survey of minority groups was part of a larger project to investigate the patterns, predictors, and consequences of midlife development in the areas of physical health, psychological well-being, and social responsibility. Conducted in Chicago and New York City, the survey was designed to assess the well-being of middle-aged, urban, ethnic minority adults living in both hyper-segregated neighborhoods and in areas with lower concentrations of minorities. Respondents' views were sought on issues relevant to quality of life, including health, childhood and family background, religion, race and ethnicity, personal beliefs, work experiences, marital and close relationships, financial situation, children, community involvement, and neighborhood characteristics. Questions on health explored the respondents' physical and emotional well-being, past and future attitudes toward health, physical limitations, energy level and appetite, amount of time spent worrying about health, and physical reactions to those worries. Questions about childhood and family background elicited information on family structure, the role of the parents with regard to child rearing, parental education, employment status, and supervisory responsibilities at work, the family financial situation including experiences with the welfare system, relationships with siblings, and whether as a child the respondent slept in the same bed as a parent or adult relative. Questions on religion covered religious preference, whether it is good to explore different religious teachings, and the role of religion in daily decision-making. Questions about race and ethnicity investigated respondents' backgrounds and experiences as minorities, including whether respondents preferred to be with people of the same racial group, how important they thought it was to marry within one's racial or ethnic group, citizenship, reason... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02856
Member of
Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
ICPSR
Characteristic
combination
Date time place
Start: 1995; and end: 1996
Funding information
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur FoundationResearch Network on Successful Midlife Development.
Geographic coverage
Chicago, Illinois, New York (state), New York City, United States.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hughes, Diane L
  • Shweder, Richard A
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
  • ICPSR
  • Midlife Development in the United States MIDUS Series
Series volume
  • 2856
  • 2856
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beliefs
  • Community involvement
  • Ethnicity
  • Family history
  • Family life
  • Family relationships
  • Health status
  • Life satisfaction
  • Midlife
  • Minorities
  • Neighborhood characteristics
  • Neighborhoods
  • Psychological wellbeing
  • Quality of life
  • Social integration
  • Social networks
  • Urban areas
Target audience
specialized
Label
Midlife Development in the United States (MIDUS) : Survey of Minority Groups [Chicago and New York City], 1995-1996, Diane L. Hughes, Richard A. Shweder, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2006-09-15
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005047193
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
ICPSR Version, 2005-09-02.
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR02856
  • (OCoLC)ocm61148018
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR02856
  • (OCoLC)ocm61148018
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data files + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + SAS setup file + SPSS setup file + Stata setup file.
Label
Midlife Development in the United States (MIDUS) : Survey of Minority Groups [Chicago and New York City], 1995-1996, Diane L. Hughes, Richard A. Shweder, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2006-09-15
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005047193
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
ICPSR Version, 2005-09-02.
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR02856
  • (OCoLC)ocm61148018
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR02856
  • (OCoLC)ocm61148018
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data files + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + SAS setup file + SPSS setup file + Stata setup file.

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