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Activity Pattern Survey of California Children, 1989-1900

The 1989-90 Activity Pattern Survey of California Children was designed to measure the activities and locations of California children, aged 11 or younger, on a typical day and to assess their exposure to sources of air pollution in the home and at school. The survey was funded by the Air Resources Board of the State of California.

The Survey Research Center of the University of California, Berkeley, contracted to design a sample, assist in questionnaire construction, conduct the interviewing, and prepare the data for analysis.

One dataset (with PDF codebook) contains the main interview data, which includes a large number of variables that summarize for each child the minutes spent on activities and locations, reported in a 24 hour activity diary. A separate dataset (and codebook) contains the original 27,309 detailed records of individual activities reported in the 24 hour diaries.

Dataset Description:

Observations 1200 Households
Sample Random Digit Telephone Sample of the State of California
Source Computer-Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI)
Data Collection Period April 22, 1989 to February 28, 1990


Codebook for Diary Data (PDF)
Codebook for Main Interview Data (PDF)


Diary Data (ASCII)
Main Interview Data (ASCII)
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