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

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

Published: Aug 17, 2017
Publisher: Washington, DC: Mathematica Policy Research
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National Beneficiary Survey

Time frame: 2012-2019

Prepared for:

Social Security Administration

Authors

Sara Skidmore

Debra Wright

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.

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