Codes and Frequencies
Most IPUMS data transformations are performed using variable harmonization tables that specify how each value in the source data is recoded. Some variables also require programming logic in addition to the harmonization table. The harmonization documents for this variable are:
LANGHU1 indicates language spoken in addition to mother tongue in Hungary. The mother tongue was the language learned in childhood and spoken in the home. The language was one which the person could understand and make oneself understood by others. If the person knew more than one, they were to report the one used most often.
Comparability — General
There are no comparability issues. Information on mother tongue is available in MTONGHU.
- Persons who speak a language other than their mother tongue
- Hungary: 1990