IPUMS

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.

INTERACTIVE MODULES

By opening this link users are connected to a self-paced online learning module. This program guides users through interactive activities to answer sample research questions via our online tabulator and/or data extract system. Participants check their answers online in real time.

ONLINE EXERCISES

These links open pdf documents containing exercises that leadusers 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.

No Statistical Software Package Required Statistical Software Package Required
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Data Project Interactive Modules Online Exercises Excel Exercises SAS SPSS Stata Excel SAS SPSS Stata
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