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4906.0.55.002 - Technical Manual: Personal Safety Survey, Expanded CURF, Australia, 2005  
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The available file formats are listed in the following table.


File level SAS for Windows SPSS for Windows STATA

Person PSS05PER.sas7bdat PSS05PER.sav PSS05PER.dta
Violence prevalence PSS05PRV.sas7bdat PSS05PRV.sav PSS05PRV.dta
Violence most recent incident PSS05VIO.sas7bdat PSS05VIO.sav PSS05VIO.dta
Violence partner PSS05PAR.sas7bdat PSS05PAR.sav PSS05PAR.dta
Abuse PSS05ABU.sas7bdat PSS05ABU.sav PSS05ABU.dta
Harassment PSS05HAR.sas7bdat PSS05HAR.sav PSS05HAR.dta
Stalking PSS05STK.sas7bdat PSS05STK.sav PSS05STK.dta


CURF information

The following file is provided with the CURF:
  • FORMATS.sas7bcat - a SAS library containing formats.

Documentation of the data in spreadsheet format is also provided. The following files contain data item code values and category labels with weighted (Person level only) and unweighted frequencies of each value.


File level File Frequencies included

Person FREQUENCIES_PSS05PER.XLS Weighted and unweighted count and percent;
Total records on person level
Violence prevalence FREQUENCIES_PSS05PRV.XLS Unweighted count and percent;
Total records on Violence prevalence level
Violence most recent incident FREQUENCIES_PSS05VIO.XLS Unweighted count and percent by type of violence;
Total records on Violence most recent incident level
Violence partner FREQUENCIES_PSS05PAR.XLS Unweighted count and percent by type of partner violence;
Total records on Violence partner level
Abuse FREQUENCIES_PSS05ABU.XLS Unweighted count and percent by type of abuse;
Total records on Abuse level
Harassment FREQUENCIES_PSS05HAR.XLS Unweighted count and percent by type of harassment;
Total records on Harassment level
Stalking FREQUENCIES_PSS05STK.XLS Unweighted count and percent by type of stalking;
Total records on Stalking level

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