Codes and Frequencies
For persons who live in a house/apartment with a mortgage that is still being paid for by their family (HOMOWNFREE = 2), HOMOWNMORT reports the monthly mortgage payment for the house/apartment.
HOMOWNMORT is part of the Family Resources supplement that provides information on individuals' health benefits, amount of coverage and income received from employment, welfare benefits, public assistance, and savings.
Questions in the Family Resources supplement are different from those in the core survey in terms of the content and the treatment of missing data. Questions in the Family Resources were normally asked of the month prior to the interview while the core survey asked of the last calendar year. Missing data in the Family Resources supplement were imputed by NHIS. Users can refer to the imputation flag variable HOMMORTIMFL to identify persons with imputed data.
For related variables and more information about this supplement, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.
- 1993: Persons in quarters 3 and 4 who live in a house/apartment that is still mortgaged by their family.
- 1994-1996: Persons who live in a house/apartment that is still mortgaged by their family.