Record of changes to SDA files

Dataset Date Changes

Aboriginal peoples survey, 2006: children and youth ages 6 to 14 2009-09-21 Corrected coding of variable 'jg11b'.
2011-09-08 Added full question text and footnotes.
Aboriginal peoples survey, 2006 adults 2011-09-08 Added full question text and footnotes.
Aboriginal peoples survey, 2001: adults off reserve 2011-08-17 Added full question text and footnotes.
Aboriginal peoples survey, 2001: children off reserve 2011-09-08 Added full question text and footnotes.

Attitudes toward civil liberties and the Canadian Charter of Rights, 1987: general population 2009-09-23 Added missing values specifications.
2009-11-13 Added full question text.
Attitudes toward civil liberties and the Canadian Charter of Rights, 1987: decision makers 2009-09-23 Added missing values specifications.

Attitudes and behaviours regarding the non-medical use of drugs: a survey of Canadian adults, 1969-1970 2008/08/29 Added full question text.

Bilingualism & biculturalism in the House of Commons, 1965 2008/06/05 Added full question text.

Canada health monitor, 1988-1998 2008/11/15 CHM 2: Added full question text.
2008/11/15 CHM 3: Added full question text.
2008/11/27 CHM 4: Added full question text.
2008/11/27 CHM 5: Added full question text.
2008/12/09 CHM 6: Added full question text.
2008/12/16 CHM 7: Added full question text.
2008/12/16 CHM 8: Added full question text.
2008/12/16 CHM 9: Added full question text.
2009/08/14 CHM 10: Added full question text.
2009/08/14 CHM 11: Added full question text.
2009/08/14 CHM 12: Added full question text.
2009/08/14 CHM 13 main: Added full question text.

Canadian addiction survey, 2004 2010-01-27 Revised stratification variable(s) for computation of design effects

Canadian census of population, 1911 2009-12-11 Added missing values specifications to character variables.

Canadian community health survey, cycle 3.1, 2005 - all files 2007/05/09 Added notes to variables incedrca, incedrpr, and incedrrs.
Canadian community health survey, 2007-2008, annual component 2011/09/12 added question text.
Cycle 3.1, 2005 - all files 2011/09/16 added question text.
Cycle 2.2, 2004 2011/09/16 added question text.
Cycle 2.1, 2003 2011/09/21 added question text.
Cycle 1.2, 2002 2011/09/22 added question text.
Cycle 1.1, 2000-2001 2011/09/22 added question text.
CCHS 2012: Annual component 2014/01/09 added question text/updated var labels.
CCHS 2008-2009: Healthy Aging 2014/01/10 dataset corrected, new CV tables available. See full errata provided by Staistics Canada.

Canadian national election survey 1965 2006/09/14 Corrected weight specifications and missing data.
Canadian national election survey 1972 2006/10/20 Added question texts to June subfile.
2006/10/31 Added question texts to September subfile.
Canadian election survey 2004 2007/01/30 added question text to CPS variables.
2007/11/19 added question text to all variables and moved to sdapub.

Canadian out-of-employmentpanel study, 1995 2007/11/01 added question text.
2007/11/14 corrected missing values for 'w1welf'

Canadian survey of giving, volunteering and participating, 2004: main file 2007/05/08 Replaced file to correct truncated record in case 4838.

Canadian tobacco use monitoring survey, 1999: annual household and person files 2010-01-27 Revised stratification variable(s) for computation of design effects
Canadian tobacco use monitoring survey, 2000: annual household and person files 2010-01-27 Revised stratification variable(s) for computation of design effects
Canadian tobacco use monitoring survey, 2001: annual household and person files 2010-01-27 Revised stratification variable(s) for computation of design effects
Canadian tobacco use monitoring survey, 2002: cycle 1 household and person files 2010-01-27 Revised stratification variable(s) for computation of design effects
Canadian tobacco use monitoring survey, 2002: cycle 2 household and person files 2010-01-27 Revised stratification variable(s) for computation of design effects
Canadian tobacco use monitoring survey, 2002: annual household and person files 2010-01-27 Revised stratification variable(s) for computation of design effects
Canadian tobacco use monitoring survey, 2005: annual household file 2007/10/31 Replaced data file due to changes in weighting procedure
Canadian tobacco use monitoring survey, 2008: cycle 1 household file 2009/07/21 Replaced data file -- errata 2009-07-08
Canadian tobacco use monitoring survey, 2008: cycle 1 person file 2009/07/21 Replaced data file -- errata 2009-07-08
Canadian tobacco use monitoring survey, 2009: cycle 1 person file 2010-03-29 Replaced data file. See errata Feb. 2010
Canadian tobacco use monitoring survey, 2010: cycle 1, both files 2011-09-23 Replaced data files. Statistics Canada: "The revisions involved the recoding of one demographic variable for 18 cases".
Canadian tobacco use monitoring survey, 2011: annual, person file 2013-10-17 added question text.

CBC/Globe & Mail polls 2007/08/21 Full question text added to cbc_feb90

Census of Canada, 1871 public use microdata file (UT/DLS ed.) 2006/11/15 Value labels clarified. Reloaded in SDA 2.0 to enable use of character variables.
2010-01-27 Revised stratification variable(s) for computation of design effects

Census of Canada, 1881 public use microdata file (UT/DLS ed.) 2006/10/16 The following variables are not present in this version: natyear namlast2 comment dbirthmo dbirthpl drelign doccup dorigin version

Census of Canada, 1901 public use microdata file (UT/DLS ed.) 2006/10/11 Adjusted recoded variables

Census of Canada, 1971 public use microdata files 2006/06/26 Added question text to Individual public use sample tapes - provincial and CMA samples
2006/08/29 Added question text to Household public use sample tape - provincial and CMA samples

Census of Canada, 1976 public use microdata files 2006/08/29 Added question text to family public use sample tape
2006/08/30 Added question text to individual public use sample tape

Census of Canada, 1981 public use microdata files 2007/01/12 Added variable descriptions to individual public use sample tape
Census of Canada, 1981: profile of census subdivisions (CSDs) short form file SDP81A10 2009-03-11 Corrected column locations of 'v18'.

Census of Canada, 1996 public use microdata files 2000/05/19 Loaded version 2 of Household pumf. Frequencies for variable 'shmcow' corrected.
2011-01-26 Added full variable descriptions to individual public use microdata file.

Census of Canada, 2001 public use microdata files 2006/04/26 Loaded version 2 of Individual pumf. See list of corrections and changes
2006/05/05 Added full variable descriptions from user guide to Individual pumf.
2006/11/23 Added full variable descriptions from user guide to Family pumf.
2007/03/23 Added full variable descriptions from user guide to Household and housing pumf.
2008/04/02 Corrected variable description of 'shmpow' in Household and housing pumf.

Census of Canada, 2006 public use microdata files 2010-05-27 Corrected coding of variable 'mfs'.

Census of Canada, 2006 geographic attribute file 2008/08/29 Corrected record layout to add 'uatype' variable.

Crime survey, 7 (seven) cities, 1982 urban crime survey 2010-09-03 Added full question text and missing values.
2010-09-16 Corrected value label specifications, variable labels, and missing data codes for many variables. Added Regional Office codes.

Employment insurance coverage survey (EICS), 2009 2011-01-17 Added question text.

Family food expenditure survey, 1996: detail file 2008/01/30 Revised version 2008/01/25. See note.
Family food expenditure survey, 1996: summary file 2008/01/30 Revised version 2008/01/25. See note.

General social survey cycle 1, 1985 2006/11/27 Added question text. Redefined character variables as numberic, and reviewed missing data codes.
2008/12/08 Corrected value labels of variable 'dvagegr'.
General social survey cycle 2, 1986 2006/10/05 Added question text.
2006/11/22 Added question text and episode codes.
General social survey cycle 3, 1988 2006/08/29 Added question text.
General social survey cycle 4, 1989 2006/10/10 Added question text.
General social survey cycle 5, 1990 2006/10/10 Added question text.
General social survey cycle 6, 1991 2006/10/10 Added question text.
2006/11/28 Corrected specification of dvbmimdf
General social survey cycle 7, 1992 2006/11/21 Added question text to Main, summary & episode files.
Corrected coding of Summary file variable DVMS. See errata note
General social survey cycle 9, 1994 2006/11/15 Added question text.
2007/08/15 Corrected variable labels and comments per Errata note 1995/12/12
General social survey cycle 10, 1995 2006/11/10 Added question text to Main file.
2006/11/14 Added question text to Child & Union files.
General social survey cycle 11, 1996 2007/03/28 Added question text. Corrected specification of dvhui and wght_fnl.
General social survey cycle 12, 1998 2006/11/08 Added question text to Main file.
2006/11/23 Added question text to Episode file.
2007/08/13 Main file variable 'agegr5' - corrected value labels.
General social survey cycle 13, 1999 2006/11/08 Added question text to Incident file.
2006/11/22 Added question text to Main file.
General social survey cycle 14, 2000 2006/11/08 Added question text.
General social survey cycle 15, 2001 2006/11/22 Added question text to Main file.
2006/11/29 Added question text to Union file.
General social survey cycle 17, 2003 2006/06/23 Corrected coding of 'marstat', see Erratum note, 2006/06/23
2010/08/18 Corrected variable label for scg_q130.
General social survey cycle 18, 2004 2006/06/26 Corrected coding of 'marstat', see Erratum note, 2006/06/23
2010-02-04 Added full question text to main and incident files
2010-03-29 Abridged variable labels, and revised missing data codes in main file.
General social survey cycle 19, 2005 2006/12/20 Added question text to Main file.
2007/01/04 Added weight variable specifications, and corrected specification of variables: naics2002_ret and map_splitshift in Main file. Added weight variable specification to Episode file.
2007/01/19 Loaded revised version of Main and Episode files. See Errata, 2006/12/06
2007/06/21 Corrected variable label for variable cdi_q110.
2007/11/16 Corrected missing values specifications for all duration variables.
General social survey cycle 20, 2006 2010-05-10 Added value labels for variable 'lanch'.
General social survey cycle 21, 2007 2009/07/20 Corrected label of variable 'icg_q150c'.
General social survey cycle 23, 2009 2011/08/15
  • Updated hate crime derived variable (HATECRIM) to be consistent with Cycle 18;
  • Added criminal code/non-criminal code hate crime variables (HTC_Q180A/HTC_Q180B);
  • Added previous marital status variable (CMR_Q120) to the PUMF;
  • Updated response categories for evening activity variables (PEO_Q110 to PEO_Q180);
  • Added section 8.4 (Rounding) to the user guide;
  • Added new Appendix H (“Estimating Variance with ADJWTVIC using SUDAAN or BootVar”) to user guide.
  • The updates contained in the file were made to the datasets, user guide and data dictionary.
General social survey cycle 24, 2010 2012/04/23 Loaded version 4: added var sfr_sp85'.
2013/04/19 Converted the variable timecr from character to numeric (main and merged file).
2014/10/15 Converted the variables startime, endtime, timens from character to numeric (episode and merged file).
General social survey on caregiving and care receiving (cycle 26), 2012 2015/03/02 Values labels of variable LANHSDC changed. See more details.
2015/03/02 Added question text.

Health and activity limitation survey, 1986: adults in households 2007/01/11 Added decimal specification to weight variable and corrected several missing variables specifications.
Health and activity limitation survey, 1986: children in households 2007/01/11 Added erratum notes to affected variables. Added decimal specification to weight variable.

Heart health in Canada, 1986-1992: main file 2008/12/11 Corrected column specification for the following variables: pwgtq, pwgtc, msys, bmi, whr, hrs, tchol, hdl, ldl, trig.
Heart health in Canada, 1986-1992: family history file 2008/12/11 Corrected column specification for variable pwgtq.

International adult literacy and skills survey (IALSS), 2003 2007/11/21 Corrected variable labels for d21_grp in Canada file.

ISSP 1994 - family and changing gender roles II 2007/02/06 Added question text.
ISSP 1999 - social inequality III 2006/08/18 Corrected variable locations.
2007/02/27 Corrected decimal specifications and added question text.
ISSP 2000 - environment II 2006/08/23 Corrected variable locations.
ISSP 2002 - family and changing gender roles III 2006/08/23 Corrected variable locations.
ISSP 2003 - national identity II 2006/08/18 Corrected variable locations & added question text.

International travel survey 2006/10/19 Corrected weight variable specifications for all CRTO (Canadian resident trips overseas) files 1992-2004.
International travel survey 2008 2010-01-11 Revised weights for all 2008 ITS files, see note 2009-12-17

International youth survey, 2006 - Canada survey 2007/11/02 Added question texts.

Labour force survey, 2007 2008/02/12 Reloaded with December 2007 records, and revised February and October files.

Longitudinal survey of immigrants to Canada, 1969-70 2007/04/09 Corrected specification of v39703.
2007/10/01 Added SIC70 value labels to v40104.
2007/11/08 Added question texts.
2009-10-21 Revised data and SPSS syntax files. Mainly affecting v48102, v48302, and v48504. Added missing values.

National alcohol and drug survey, 1989 2006/06/26 Added question texts.

National sample of the 1901 census of Canada 2010-01-27 Revised stratification variable(s) for computation of design effects

National survey of 1986 graduates 2006/10/20 Corrected weight specification.
National survey of 1990 graduates, 1992 2006/11/20 Added value labels for h13.
National survey of 1990 graduates, 1992 & Follow-up survey, 1995 longitudinal file 2007/05/07 Resolved illegal '\' in variable and value labels.
National survey of 1995 graduates, 1997 2007/05/07 Resolved illegal '\' in variable and value labels.

National longitudinal survey of children & youth 2006/09/21 Cycle 3 primary & secondary files - recoded gender and CASEID variables to numeric and revised missing values codes
2006/09/21 Cycle 2 primary & secondary files - recoded gender and CASEID variables to numeric and revised missing values codes
2006/09/22 Cycle 1 primary & secondary files - recoded gender and CASEID variables to numeric and revised missing values codes

National population health survey, 1998-1999: health file 2008/01/30 Added specification of missing values.

National survey of giving, volunteering, and participating, 1997 2006/09/14 Corrected specification of weight variable and missing values.

Nutrition Canada survey 1970-1972: individual file (INDV) 2008/04/15 Corrected specification of indvdco3 and indvdc15, as well as all variables with decimals.
Nutrition Canada survey 1970-1972: frequency file (FREQ) 2009-12-14 Corrected specification of variables with decimals.
Nutrition Canada survey 1970-1972: nutrient file (NUTR) 2009-12-14 Corrected specification of variables with decimals.
Nutrition Canada survey 1970-1972: dietary recall file (RCAL): food code information (RTZ) 2009-12-14 Corrected specification of variables with decimals.

Participation and activity limitation survey, 2001 2007/05/31 Added question text.
Participation and activity limitation survey, 2006 2010-04-06 Revised value labels for variable 'tenurp'.
2010-04-20 Corrected value labels and missing values for variable 'tenurp'.

Public service employees survey, 1999 2008/06/20 Added full question text.
Public service employees survey, 2005 2008/06/20 Added full question text.

Secondary school students and the non-medical use of drugs [1969-1970] 2008/08/29 Added full question text.

Survey of aging veterans, 1983 (ICPSR 8479) 2009-11-13 Improved variable labels; removed original multipunched variables from dataset in SDA.

Survey of approaches to educational planning, 2002 2010-09-15 Corrected value labels for 'fbstuden' and improved missing values specifications.

Survey of financial security, 1999 2008/05/20 Corrected all missing values specifications.

Survey of household spending, 2005 2007/06/07 Added question text.
Survey of household spending, 2004 2007/06/07 Added question text.
Survey of household spending, 2003 2007/08/09 Added question text.
Survey of household spending, 2002 2007/08/09 Added question text.
Survey of household spending, 2001 2007/08/09 Added question text.
Survey of household spending, 2000 2007/08/10 Added question text.
Survey of household spending, 1999 2007/08/10 Added question text.
Survey of household spending, 1998 2007/08/10 Added question text.
Survey of household spending, 1997 2007/08/10 Added question text.
2010/08/26 Corrected variable label for 'vehleas'

Survey of labour and income dynamics: 1999 - all files 2007/03/06 Version 3 of data loaded, with 2001 weights. See also note re changes (2007/02/12)
Survey of labour and income dynamics: 2000 - all files 2007/03/06 Version 4 of data loaded, with 2001 weights. See also note re changes (2007/02/12)
Survey of labour and income dynamics: 2001 - all files 2007/02/21 Version 3 of data loaded, with 2001 weights. See also note re changes (2007/02/12)
2007/11/02 Added question texts.
Survey of labour and income dynamics: 2002 - all files 2007/02/19 Version 3 of data loaded, with 2001 weights. See also note re changes (2007/02/12)
2007/11/02 Added question texts.
Survey of labour and income dynamics: 2003 - all files 2007/02/16 Version 2 of data loaded, with 2001 weights. See also note re changes (2007/02/12)
2007/04/18 Person file: corrected coding of variable 'reawpt1'.
2008/07/30 Census family file: corrected metadata for variable 'fditx47'.
Survey of labour and income dynamics: 2004 2008/07/30 Census family file: corrected metadata for variable 'fditx47'.
Survey of labour and income dynamics: 2005 2008/07/30 Census family file: corrected metadata for variable 'fditx47'.
Survey of labour and income dynamics: 2006 2009/04/13 Person file: added question text
2009/04/20 Census family, economic family and key files: added question text
Survey of labour and income dynamics: 2009 2013/08/15 Economic families file: variable limsda25 added to the dataset.
Identification variables converted from character to numeric, all SLID 2009 datasets.

Survey of reading and buying books, 2005 2009-12-18 Added missing values specifications to continuous variables.
2010-01-27 Revised stratification variable(s) for computation of design effects

Survey of selected leisure-time activities, 1972 2010-01-27 Revised stratification variable(s) for computation of design effects

Survey on smoking in Canada , 1994-1995 2007/08/17 Added question text.

Survey of work arrangements, 1995 2007/05/08 Corrected specification of variable locations hourlys through dvanwage. Corrected missing values specifications.

University students and the non-medical use of drugs [1969-1970] 2008/08/29 Added full question text.

Violence against women survey, 1993 2008/06/16 Added question text to incwght and perwght.

Youth smoking survey, 2006-2007: main file 2009-11-25 Corrected specification of weight variable.
Youth smoking survey, 2006-2007: supplemental file 2009-11-25 Corrected specification of weight variable.

Canadian alcohol and drug use monitoring survey (CADUMS), 2009 2011-11-08 Added full question text.
Canadian alcohol and drug use monitoring survey (CADUMS), 2008 2011-11-08 Added full question text.
Canadian alcohol and drug use monitoring survey (CADUMS), 2010 2014-02-18 Dataset reloaded. See full errata. Added question text.

Canadian internet use survey (CIUS), 2012, Household & Personal 2014-03-21 Var G_HQUINT values labels updated. Few other variables labels added or updated.

Households and the environment survey (HES), 2011 2014-05-16 Correction to the DCD01 variable to have the response categories consistent with the questionnaire.
The addition of the CMA variable that should have been on the file in the first place.

National Household Survey (NHS) public use microdata, individuals file 2014-12-17 Added question text.

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