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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:
MBPL indicates the U.S. state or territory where the person reported his/her mother was born. For details on the foreign birthplaces refer to variable MBPL.
Comparability — General
The codes for MBPLUS are the same as BPLUS, and are compatible with IPUMS USA birthplace variables.
- United States: 1880a, 1880b, 1900, 1910