Data Dictionary: Census 1970
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Survey: Census 1970
Data Source: Social Explorer & U.S. Census Bureau
Table: T5. Sex By Age [25]
Universe: Total Population
Table Details
T5. Sex By Age
Universe: Total Population
Variable Label
T005_001
T005_002
T005_003
T005_004
T005_005
T005_006
T005_007
T005_008
T005_009
T005_010
T005_011
T005_012
T005_013
T005_014
T005_015
T005_016
T005_017
T005_018
T005_019
T005_020
T005_021
T005_022
T005_023
T005_024
T005_025
Relevant Documentation:
Excerpt from: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; 1970 Census Users’ Guide; U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., 1970.
 
Sex
Males
Females
Sex ratio is calculated as the number of males per 100 females.

Excerpt from: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; 1970 Census Users’ Guide; U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., 1970.
 
Age
Age is usually determined in completed years as of the time of enumeration from replies to a question on month and year of birth. (Only year of birth by quarter is actually carried on census basic records.) Age is estimated from other information reported in the schedule if the respondent fails to indicate birth date. Age is tabulated by single years from under 1 year, 1, 2, 3, . . . to 98, 99, and 100 years or more; and by many different age groupings, such as five-year age groups. Median age is calculated as the value which divides the age distribution into two equal parts, one-half the cases falling below this value, one-half above. Median age is generally computed from the age intervals or groupings shown in the particular tabulations, except that median age in tabulations of single years of age is based on five-year age groups.