IPUMS Data Training Exercises

We have developed materials to help you learn to use IPUMS data. These exercises can be used for self-training or for classroom use.

ONLINE EXERCISES

These links open pdf documents containing exercises that lead users through online data analysis via our tabulator. Exercises also include instructions for using our online documentation.

EXCEL EXERCISES

These links open pdf documents that teach users how read and analyze data using a spreadsheet.

EXERCISES REQUIRING A STATISTICAL PACKAGE

These links open text documents that guide users through creating and downloading a customized data file; entering SAS, SPSS, or Stata commands; and solving problems by interpreting cross-tabulations of the harmonized data.

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International Exercise Exercise 1
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NAPP Exercise Exercise 1
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Time Use Exercise 1
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NHGIS Excel Exercise 1
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