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Services available in retirement complex: Housekeeping services

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For sample adults age 55 and older who live in a retirement community or complex, RCOMAIDSER reports whether housekeeping or maid services are available in the person's community/building or complex. The person was instructed to report such services, whether or not he or she personally used them.

RCOMAIDSER was introduced in 1984 as part of a Study on Aging supplement. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function or drop-down menus.


There are no comparability issues with this variable.


  • 1984: Sample persons age 55+ who live in a retirement community or complex.


  • 1984