Data Dictionary: Census 2000
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Survey: Census 2000
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Table: P50. Sex By Occupation For The Employed Civilian Population 16+ Years [95]
Universe: Employed civilian population 16 years and over
Table Details
P50. Sex By Occupation For The Employed Civilian Population 16+ Years
Universe: Employed civilian population 16 years and over
Variable Label
P050001
P050002
P050003
P050004
P050005
P050006
P050007
P050008
P050009
P050010
P050011
P050012
P050013
P050014
P050015
P050016
P050017
P050018
P050019
P050020
P050021
P050022
P050023
P050024
P050025
P050026
P050027
P050028
P050029
P050030
P050031
P050032
P050033
P050034
P050035
P050036
P050037
P050038
P050039
P050040
P050041
P050042
P050043
P050044
P050045
P050046
P050047
P050048
P050049
P050050
P050051
P050052
P050053
P050054
P050055
P050056
P050057
P050058
P050059
P050060
P050061
P050062
P050063
P050064
P050065
P050066
P050067
P050068
P050069
P050070
P050071
P050072
P050073
P050074
P050075
P050076
P050077
P050078
P050079
P050080
P050081
P050082
P050083
P050084
P050085
P050086
P050087
P050088
P050089
P050090
P050091
P050092
P050093
P050094
P050095
Relevant Documentation:
Excerpt from: Social Explorer, U.S. Census Bureau; 2000 Census of Population and Housing, Summary File 3: Technical Documentation, 2002.
 
Sex
The data on sex, which was asked of all people, were derived from answers to long-form questionnaire Item 3 and short-form questionnaire Item 5. Individuals were asked to mark either "male" or "female" to indicate their sex. For most cases in which sex was not reported, it was determined from the persons given (i.e., first) name and household relationship. Otherwise, sex was imputed according to the relationship to the householder and the age of the person. (For more information on imputation, see "Accuracy of the Data.")

Sex ratio
A measure derived by dividing the total number of males by the total number of females, and then multiplying by 100. This measure is rounded to the nearest tenth.

Comparability
A question on the sex of individuals has been included in every census. Census 2000 was the first time that first name was used for imputation of cases where sex was not reported.

Excerpt from: Social Explorer, U.S. Census Bureau; 2000 Census of Population and Housing, Summary File 3: Technical Documentation, 2002.
 
Occupation
The occupational classification system used during Census 2000 consists of 509 specific occupational categories for employed people arranged into 23 major occupational groups. This classification was developed based on the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Manual: 2000, which includes a hierarchical structure showing 23 major occupational groups divided into 96 minor groups, 449 broad groups, and 821 detailed occupations. For Census 2000, tabulations with occupation as the primary characteristic present several levels of occupational detail.

Some occupation groups are related closely to certain industries. Operators of transportation equipment, farm operators and workers, and healthcare providers account for major portions of their respective industries of transportation, agriculture, and health care. However, the industry categories include people in other occupations. For example, people employed in agriculture include truck drivers and bookkeepers; people employed in the transportation industry include mechanics, freight handlers, and payroll clerks; and people employed in the health care industry include occupations such as security guard and secretary.

Excerpt from: Social Explorer, U.S. Census Bureau; 2000 Census of Population and Housing, Summary File 3: Technical Documentation, 2002.
 
Civilian employed
This term is defined exactly the same as the term "employed" above.