Accession Number:

ADA256905

Title:

Data Management and Analysis in Support of the Army Family Research Program

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Nov 1986-Sep 1991

Corporate Author:

STATCOM INC MCLEAN VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

918.0

Abstract:

This report details the processes and procedures used to transfer the Army Family Research Program AFRP Spouse Data Set, the Family Service Providers SPF Data Set, and the Installation and Community Characteristics Inventory ICCI Data Set from the National Institutes of Health mainframe computer to MS-DOS personal computer files for use by researchers at the U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences ARI. Procedures include a discussion on the appropriate job control language JCL to use with the Spouse file stored as a SAS data set, the macros used to generate the spouse data book, and the use of the Kermit communications package to download files to a PC. Included are also procedures to compute appropriate standard errors using the SUDAAN software. Special emphasis is placed on the description of procedures used to generate the various files. Standard error, SUDAAN, Family service providers, Spouse, AFRP, Army spouse characteristics. JCL, Army families.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Systems Management and Standards
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE