National Beneficiary Survey-General Waves Round 5: (Volume 2 of 3) Data Cleaning and Identification of Data Problems

Publisher: Washington, DC: Mathematica Policy Research
Aug 17, 2017
Sara Skidmore, Debra Wright, Kirsten Barrett, and Eric Grau
This report describes the data processing procedures performed for Round 5 of the NBS–General Waves. It outlines the data coding and cleaning procedures and describes data problems, their origins, and the corrections implemented to create the final data file. The report describes data issues by sections of the interview and concludes with a summary of types of problems encountered and general recommendations.

National Beneficiary Survey


Social Security Administration

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Senior Staff

Kirsten Barrett
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