Research ResourcesSurvey of Consumer Finances
1986 Survey of Consumer Finances
Five types of technical documentation for the 1986 SCF are available: a codebook for the edited and imputed version of the 1986 data, a codebook for the original unprocessed version of the 1986 data, the questionnaire cover sheet, the survey questionnaire, and technical working papers on the survey methodology.Codebook for the 1986 Survey of Consumer Finances (Edited and Imputed Data)
Robert B. Avery and Arthur B. Kennickell
This codebook contains the text, variable names, and responses for the questions asked in the survey. A brief summary of technical aspects of the survey design is also provided.
Last updated January 28, 1998
Codebook for the 1986 Survey of Consumer Finances (Original Unprocessed Data)
Survey Research Center, University of Michigan
This codebook lists the original survey variables and their definitions.
Last updated July 12, 1987
Cover Sheet for the 1986 Survey of Consumer Finances Questionnaire
The 1986 cover sheet contains forms used for the record of calls made on the household and the household listing.
Cover Sheet ()
Survey Questionnaire for the 1986 Survey of Consumer Finances
The 1986 survey data were collected using a paper questionnaire.