dicdom2008: Data Dictionary for domiciles record PNAD 2008 survey

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Data dictionary for reading "DOM2008.TXT" file (domiciles record from PNAD 2008 survey). In the column desc we choose to remove all accents to avoid encoding problems.


This dictionary is a data frame with one line for each survey variable, and it has 4 columms, with important information of each variable.

inicio numeric Position of the value's first character in the data file
cod character Variable code
tamanho numeric Field size
desc character Short description


The dictionaries were made based on the documentation of the PNAD survey available at http://www.ibge.gov.br.

dicionariosIBGE documentation built on May 1, 2019, 9:52 p.m.