ihd: Example data from the India Human Development Survey

Description Usage Format Source

Description

This dataset is a subset from the India Human Development survey. This dataset is included in the package only for demonstration purposes and should not be used for other purposes.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 42155 rows and 8 variables:

sex

0 = individual is male; 1 = individual is female

age

Age of the individual, between 0 & 99

marital_status

Individual’s marital status. 0 = Unmarried; 1 = Married

job_field

Refer’s to the field of the individual’s profession or job status (i.e. agricultural worker; small business owner; student; unemployed; etc.

farm_labour_days

Number of days a year the individual worked on a farm. Can take on the value zero

own_livestock

0 = Individual does not own livestock. 1 = Individual does own livestock

education_level

Years of schooling attained by the individual. Censored for values above 16.

income

Household’s income, in rupees. Value can be negative

Source

Desai, Sonalde, and Vanneman, Reeve. India Human Development Survey-II (IHDS-II), 2011-12. Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2018-08-08. doi: 10.3886/ICPSR36151.v6


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