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DataFerrett Microdata Data Example Queries
Below please find examples of Microdata queries. More are currently under construction and will be added soon.
Educational Attainment of the US population
This example uses the Current Population Survey, Basic Monthly dataset. It will depict the educational attainment of married and not married population by age and racial breakdowns for the all states. The Age variable (PRTAGE) and Married (PEMARITL) variables are recoded into groups.
To view the variables and layout in DataFerrett, you will save this file to the folder TheDataWeb/FerrettTabulationFiles.
In DataFerrett the .ftf file will automatically open a Ferrett Tabulation screen. To retrieve the data to replace the (?) Question Marks, select the green Go Get Data button to see the data selected/extracted for this example. You can double click on each variable listed (on the right) to view a description of the variable and their values. You can also add more variables, by going to Step 1 of DataFerrett.
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Last update: 1/28/11