LB. Leave-behind Questionnaires (respondent)

LB. Leave-behind Questionnaires (respondent) module of HRS 2006

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KLB001

Q01a. which statements apply

I READ A DAILY NEWSPAPER.
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KLB002

Q02. attend meetings or programs

NOT INCLUDING ATTENDANCE AT RELIGIOUS SERVICES, HOW OFTEN DO YOU ATTEND MEETINGS OR PROGRAMS OF GROUPS, CLUBS, OR ORGANIZATIONS THAT YOU BELONG TO?
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KLB003

Q03a. life is close to ideal

PLEASE SAY HOW MUCH YOU AGREE OR DISAGREE WITH THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS: IN MOST WAYS MY LIFE IS CLOSE TO IDEAL.
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KLB004

Q04. live with spouse or partner

DO YOU HAVE A HUSBAND, WIFE, OR PARTNER WITH WHOM YOU LIVE?
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If Q04. live with spouse or partner = 1. Yes »
 
   
 
KLB005

Q05a. sp/p understand the way you feel

WE WOULD NOW LIKE TO ASK YOU SOME QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR PARTNER OR SPOUSE. PLEASE MARK THE ANSWER WHICH BEST SHOWS HOW YOU FEEL ABOUT EACH STATEMENT. HOW MUCH DO THEY REALLY UNDERSTAND THE WAY YOU FEEL ABOUT THINGS?
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KLB006

Q06. how close with sp/p

HOW CLOSE IS YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR PARTNER OR SPOUSE?
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KLB007

Q07. have any children

DO YOU HAVE ANY CHILDREN?
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If Q07. have any children = 1. Yes »
 
   
 
KLB008

Q08a. children understand way you feel

THINKING ABOUT ALL OF YOUR LIVING CHILDREN, PLEASE CHECK THE ANSWER WHICH BEST SHOWS HOW YOU FEEL ABOUT EACH STATEMENT. HOW MUCH DO THEY REALLY UNDERSTAND THE WAY YOU FEEL ABOUT THINGS?
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KLB009

Q09a. meet up with children

ON AVERAGE, HOW OFTEN DO YOU DO EACH OF THE FOLLOWING WITH ANY OF YOUR CHILDREN, NOT COUNTING ANY WHO LIVE WITH YOU? MEET UP (INCLUDE BOTH ARRANGED AND CHANCE MEETINGS)
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KLB010

Q10. # children close relationship

HOW MANY OF YOUR CHILDREN WOULD YOU SAY YOU HAVE A CLOSE RELATIONSHIP WITH? (PLEASE WRITE A NUMBER IN THE BOX.)
   
KLB011

Q11. have any other immediate family

DO YOU HAVE ANY OTHER IMMEDIATE FAMILY, FOR EXAMPLE, ANY BROTHERS OR SISTERS, PARENTS, COUSINS OR GRANDCHILDREN?
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If Q11. have any other immediate family = 1. Yes »
 
   
 
KLB012

Q12a. oth fam members understand you

ON AVERAGE, HOW OFTEN DO YOU DO EACH OF THE FOLLOWING WITH ANY OF THESE FAMILY MEMBERS, NOT COUNTING ANY WHO LIVE WITH YOU? HOW MUCH DO THEY REALLY UNDERSTAND THE WAY YOU FEEL ABOUT THINGS?
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KLB013

Q13a. meet up with oth family members

WE WOULD NOW LIKE TO ASK YOU SOME QUESTIONS ABOUT THESE FAMILY MEMBERS. PLEASE CHECK THE ANSWER WHICH SHOWS HOW YOU FEEL ABOUT EACH STATEMENT. MEET UP (INCLUDE BOTH ARRANGED AND CHANCE MEETINGS)
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KLB014

Q14. # oth fam mem close relationship

HOW MANY OF THESE FAMILY MEMBERS WOULD YOU SAY YOU HAVE A CLOSE RELATIONSHIP WITH? (PLEASE WRITE A NUMBER IN THE BOX.)
   
KLB015

Q15. have any friends

DO YOU HAVE ANY FRIENDS?
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If Q15. have any friends = 1. Yes »
 
   
 
KLB016

Q16a. friends understand way you feel

WE WOULD NOW LIKE TO ASK YOU SOME QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR FRIENDS. PLEASE CHECK THE ANSWER WHICH BEST SHOWS HOW YOU FEEL ABOUT EACH STATEMENT. HOW MUCH DO THEY REALLY UNDERSTAND THE WAY YOU FEEL ABOUT THINGS?
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KLB017

Q17a. meet up with friends

ON AVERAGE, HOW OFTEN DO YOU DO EACH OF THE FOLLOWING WITH ANY OF YOUR FRIENDS, NOT COUNTING ANY WHO LIVE WITH YOU? MEET UP (INCLUDE BOTH ARRANGED AND CHANCE MEETINGS)
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KLB018

Q18. # friends close relationship

HOW MANY OF YOUR FRIENDS WOULD YOU SAY YOU HAVE A CLOSE RELATIONSHIP WITH? (PLEASE WRITE A NUMBER IN THE BOX.)
   
KLB019

Q19a. people dislike helping others

PLEASE SAY HOW MUCH YOU AGREE OR DISAGREE WITH EACH OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS. (MARK (X) ONE BOX FOR EACH LINE.) MOST PEOPLE INWARDLY DISLIKE PUTTING THEMSELVES OUT TO HELP OTHER PEOPLE.
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KLB020

Q20a. lack companionship

THE NEXT QUESTIONS ARE ABOUT HOW YOU FEEL ABOUT DIFFERENT ASPECTS OF YOUR LIFE. FOR EACH ONE, PLEASE SAY HOW OFTEN YOU FEEL THAT WAY. (MARK (X) ONE BOX FOR EACH LINE.) HOW OFTEN DO YOU FEEL YOU LACK COMPANIONSHIP?
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KLB021

Q21a. feel part of this area

THESE QUESTIONS ASK HOW YOU FEEL ABOUT YOUR LOCAL AREA, THAT IS EVERYWHERE WITHIN A 20 MINUTE WALK OR ABOUT A MILE OF YOUR HOME. PLEASE MARK ONE BOX ON EACH LINE. THE CLOSER YOUR MARK IS TO A STATEMENT THE MORE STRONGLY YOU AGREE WITH IT. (MARK (X) ONE BOX ON EACH LINE.) I REALLY FEEL PART OF THIS AREA/I FEEL THAT I DON'T BELONG IN THIS AREA
 
KLB022

Q22a. hopeless in dealing with problem

PLEASE SAY HOW MUCH YOU AGREE OR DISAGREE WITH EACH OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS. (MARK (X) ONE BOX FOR EACH LINE.) I OFTEN FEEL HELPLESS IN DEALING WITH THE PROBLEMS OF LIFE.
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KLB023

Q23a. do anything i set my mind to

PLEASE SAY HOW MUCH YOU AGREE OR DISAGREE WITH EACH OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS. (MARK (X) ONE BOX FOR EACH LINE.) I CAN DO JUST ABOUT ANYTHING I REALLY SET MY MIND TO.
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KLB024

Q24. amount of control over health

USING A 0 TO 10 SCALE WHERE 0 MEANS "NO CONTROL AT ALL" AND 10 MEANS "VERY MUCH CONTROL," HOW WOULD YOU RATE THE AMOUNT OF CONTROL YOU HAVE OVER YOUR HEALTH THESE DAYS? (CIRCLE ONE NUMBER.)
 
KLB025

Q25. control over work situation

USING A 0 TO 10 SCALE WHERE 0 MEANS "NO CONTROL AT ALL" AND 10 MEANS "VERY MUCH CONTROL," HOW WOULD YOU RATE THE AMOUNT OF CONTROL YOU HAVE OVER YOUR WORK SITUATION THESE DAYS? (CIRCLE ONE NUMBER.)
 
KLB026

Q26. control over financial situation

USING A 0 TO 10 SCALE WHERE 0 MEANS "NO CONTROL AT ALL" AND 10 MEANS "VERY MUCH CONTROL," HOW WOULD YOU RATE THE AMOUNT OF CONTROL YOU HAVE OVER YOUR FINANCIAL SITUATION THESE DAYS? (CIRCLE ONE NUMBER.)
 
KLB027

Q27a. feel cheerful

DURING THE PAST 30 DAYS, HOW MUCH OF THE TIME DID YOU FEEL...CHEERFUL?
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KLB028

Q28a. believe in god

PLEASE SAY HOW MUCH YOU AGREE OR DISAGREE WITH EACH OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS: (MARK (X) ONE BOX FOR EACH LINE.) I BELIEVE IN A GOD WHO WATCHES OVER ME.
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KLB029

Q29. pray privately in places not church

HOW OFTEN DO YOU PRAY PRIVATELY IN PLACES OTHER THAN AT CHURCH OR SYNAGOGUE?
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KLB030

Q30a. be treated with less respect

IN YOUR DAY-TO-DAY LIFE HOW OFTEN HAVE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING THINGS HAPPENED TO YOU? YOU ARE TREATED WITH LESS COURTESY OR RESPECT THAN OTHER PEOPLE.
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KLB031

Q31.why experiences happened to you

IF ANY OF THE ABOVE HAVE HAPPENED TO YOU, WHAT DO YOU THINK WERE THE REASONS WHY THESE EXPERIENCES HAPPENED TO YOU? (MARK (X) ALL THAT APPLY.)
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KLB032

Q32a. satisfied w/ balance btw partner

THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS ARE ABOUT PEOPLE'S EXPECTATIONS OF EACH OTHER. PLEASE TELL US HOW MUCH YOU AGREE OR DISAGREE WITH EACH STATEMENT FOR YOU PERSONALLY. (MARK (X) ONE BOX FOR EACH LINE.) I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN SATISFIED WITH THE BALANCE BETWEEN WHAT I HAVE GIVEN MY PARTNER AND WHAT I HAVE RECEIVED IN RETURN.
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KLB033

Q33a. outgoing

PLEASE INDICATE HOW WELL EACH OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBES YOU. (MARK (X) ONE BOX FOR EACH LINE.) OUTGOING
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KLB034

Q34a. get chores done right away

PLEASE INDICATE HOW ACCURATE EACH OF THESE DESCRIPTIONS IS OF YOU. (MARK (X) ONE BOX FOR EACH LINE.) GET CHORES DONE RIGHT AWAY
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KLB035

Q35a. enjoy making plans for the future

PLEASE READ THE STATEMENTS BELOW AND DECIDE THE EXTENT TO WHICH EACH STATEMENT DESCRIBES YOU. MARK THE BOX THAT BEST DESCRIBES YOUR AGREEMENT OR DISAGREEMENT WITH EACH STATEMENT. (MARK (X) ONE BOX FOR EACH LINE.) I ENJOY MAKING PLANS FOR THE FUTURE AND WORKING TO MAKE THEM A REALITY.
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KLB036

Q36a. unfairly dismissed from a job

FOR EACH OF THE FOLLOWING EVENTS, PLEASE INDICATE WHETHER THE EVENT OCCURRED AT ANY POINT IN YOUR LIFE. IF THE EVENT DID HAPPEN, PLEASE INDICATE THE YEAR IN WHICH IT HAPPENED MOST RECENTLY. (MARK (X) ONE BOX FOR EACH LINE. IF "YES", INDICATE WHICH YEAR.) AT ANY TIME IN YOUR LIFE, HAVE YOU EVER BEEN UNFAIRLY DISMISSED FROM A JOB?
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KLB037

Q37a. has a child of yours ever died

FOR EACH OF THE FOLLOWING EVENTS, PLEASE INDICATE WHETHER THE EVENT OCCURRED AT ANY POINT IN YOUR LIFE. IF THE EVENT DID HAPPEN, PLEASE INDICATE THE YEAR IN WHICH IT HAPPENED MOST RECENTLY. (MARK (X) ONE BOX FOR EACH LINE. IF "YES", INDICATE WHICH YEAR.) HAS A CHILD OF YOURS EVER DIED?
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KLB038

Q38a. lost job at any point last 5 years

NOW PLEASE THINK ABOUT THE LAST 5 YEARS OF YOUR LIFE AND INDICATE WHETHER EACH OF THE EVENTS BELOW OCCURRED IN THE LAST 5 YEARS. (MARK (X) ONE BOX FOR EACH LINE. IF "YES", INDICATE YEAR.) HAVE YOU INVOLUNTARILY LOST A JOB FOR REASONS OTHER THAN RETIREMENT AT ANY POINT IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS?
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KLB039

Q39a. satisfied w/ pres financial status

PLEASE INDICATE WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING CHOICES BEST DESCRIBES HOW YOU FEEL ABOUT YOUR CURRENT FINANCIAL SITUATION. (MARK (X) ONE BOX FOR EACH LINE. ) HOW SATISFIED ARE YOU WITH (YOUR/YOUR FAMILY'S) PRESENT FINANCIAL SITUATION?
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KLB040

Q40a. ongoing health problem - yourself

PLEASE READ THE LIST BELOW AND INDICATE WHETHER OR NOT ANY OF THESE ARE CURRENT AND ONGOING PROBLEMS THAT HAVE LASTED TWELVE MONTHS OR LONGER. IF THE PROBLEM IS HAPPENING TO YOU, INDICATE HOW UPSETTING IT HAS BEEN. CHECK THE ANSWER THAT IS MOST LIKE YOUR CURRENT SITUATION. (MARK (X) ONE BOX FOR EACH LINE.) ONGOING HEALTH PROBLEMS (IN YOURSELF)
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KLB041

Q41a. fear of the worst happening

NOW I AM GOING TO READ SOME STATEMENTS ABOUT HOW PEOPLE SOMETIMES FEEL. AFTER EACH STATEMENT, PLEASE INDICATE HOW OFTEN YOU FELT THAT WAY DURING THE PAST WEEK. AGAIN, THE BEST ANSWER IS USUALLY THE ONE THAT COMES TO YOUR MIND FIRST, SO DO NOT SPEND TOO MUCH TIME ON ANY ONE STATEMENT. (MARK (X) ONE BOX FOR EACH LINE.) I HAD FEAR OF THE WORST HAPPENING.
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KLB042

Q42a. keep things in when angry or mad

HERE ARE SOME STATEMENTS THAT DESCRIBE HOW PEOPLE REACT OR BEHAVE WHEN THEY ARE FEELING ANGRY OR MAD. THINKING OF THE TIMES YOU FEEL ANGRY, FOR EACH STATEMENT PLEASE INDICATE HOW OFTEN YOU REACT OR BEHAVE THIS WAY. RESPOND QUICKLY TO THESE WITHOUT THINKING MUCH, AS YOUR FIRST IMPULSE IS USUALLY THE BEST ANSWER. (MARK (X) ONE BOX FOR EACH LINE.) WHEN I AM FEELING ANGRY OR MAD, I KEEP THINGS IN.
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KLB043

Q43. position on job ladder

THINK OF THIS LADDER AS REPRESENTING WHERE PEOPLE STAND IN OUR SOCIETY. AT THE TOP OF THE LADDER ARE THE PEOPLE WHO ARE THE BEST OFF - THOSE WHO HAVE THE MOST MONEY, MOST EDUCATION, AND BEST JOBS. AT THE BOTTOM ARE THE PEOPLE WHO ARE THE WORST OFF - WHO HAVE THE LEAST MONEY, LEAST EDUCATION, AND THE WORST JOBS OR NO JOBS. THE HIGHER UP YOU ARE ON THIS LADDER, THE CLOSER YOU ARE TO THE PEOPLE AT THE VERY TOP AND THE LOWER YOU ARE, THE CLOSER YOU ARE TO THE PEOPLE AT THE VERY BOTTOM.

PLEASE MARK AN X ON THE RUNG ON THE LADDER WHERE YOU WOULD PLACE YOURSELF.
 
KLB044

Q44. position on ladder change

HAS YOUR POSITION ON THE LADDER CHANGED WITHIN THE LAST TWO YEARS?
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KLB045

Q45. currently working

ARE YOU CURRENTLY WORKING?
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If Q45. currently working = 1. Yes »
 
   
 
KLB046

Q46. put job before family

HOW OFTEN DO YOU FEEL THAT YOU PUT YOUR JOB BEFORE YOUR FAMILY - VERY OFTEN, OFTEN, SOMETIMES, RARELY, OR NEVER?
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KLB047

Q47. put family before job

HOW OFTEN DO YOU FEEL THAT YOU PUT YOUR FAMILY BEFORE YOUR JOB - VERY OFTEN, OFTEN, SOMETIMES, RARELY, OR NEVER?
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KLB048

Q48a.work makes personal resp difficult

PLEASE USE THE SCALE BELOW TO ANSWER THE NEXT SET OF QUESTIONS. (MARK (X) ONE BOX FOR EACH LINE.) MY WORK SCHEDULE MAKES IT DIFFICULT TO FULFILL PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITIES.
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KLB049

Q49a. unfairly given the tasks at work

HERE ARE SOME SITUATIONS THAT CAN ARISE AT WORK. PLEASE TELL ME HOW OFTEN YOU HAVE EXPERIENCED THEM DURING THE LAST 12 MONTHS. (MARK (X) ONE BOX FOR EACH LINE.) HOW OFTEN ARE YOU UNFAIRLY GIVEN THE TASKS AT WORK THAT NO ONE ELSE WANTS TO DO?
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KLB050

Q50a. satisfied with job

PLEASE SAY HOW MUCH YOU AGREE OR DISAGREE WITH EACH OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS. (MARK (X) ONE BOX FOR EACH LINE.) ALL THINGS CONSIDERED, I AM SATISFIED WITH MY JOB.
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KLB051

Q51. who answered the questions

WERE THE QUESTIONS IN THIS BOOKLET ANSWERED BY THE PERSON WHOSE FIRST NAME IS WRITTEN ON THE FRONT COVER, OR DID SOMEONE ELSE PROVIDE THEIR OWN ANSWERS? (MARK (X) ONE.)
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