Topics within this area include:

  • Car & Home Ownership
  • Citizenship
  • Educational Attainment
  • Ethnic Ancestry
  • Family Size
  • Immigration
  • Income
  • Internet Usage
  • Languages Spoken at Home
  • Marital Status
  • Military Service
  • Race

Acronym(s): DMQ; DMQ_DER

Additional Information/References/Data Sources: Record Source(s): Modified from NHANES

Description: Self-reported information regarding socioeconomic status and racial and ethnic ancestry.

Component Description: The demographics section (DMQ) provides specific information regarding socioeconomic status and racial and ethnic ancestry.

Eligible Sample: All SHOW Participants are eligible for this section.

Interview Setting and Mode of Administration: The DMQ was administered by an interviewer using a computer-assisted personal interview (CAPI) program during the in-home portion of the SHOW study.

Data Processing: The DMQ data were systematically reviewed for logical, processing, and data input errors during the process of data collection and entry by the University of Wisconsin Survey Center. Further data processing and cleaning were done by staff of the Survey of Wisconsin.

Instrument Used:
(instruments may vary slightly between survey iterations, below are the survey instruments as they were included in each survey year listed)

Please see our codebooks website for frequencies and specific instruments.

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