month: Month

Description

month is the calendar month of the interview (1-12), generated from the file date.

Availability

Sample Years
Basic All years
May All years
ORG All years
Variable creation
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* Calendar interview month
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* we could use hrmonth in CPS data
* however, according to unicon, there are values of 68,78,88 in 1978
* so instead we simply just use the month of the file
cap drop month
gen byte month = .
replace month = month(dofm($date))
lab var month "Month"
notes month: Generated from file date