A. Demographics

This module contains respondents and spouses' demographic information. Contents include age, education background, marital status, religious preference, social relationship and social activities.

item label type description
A001 Question Respondent's date of birth (year/month/day)
A001_AGE Question Respondent's age, calculated by 2006 - year1
A002 Question Solar calendar/Lunar calendar
A003 Question Respondent's highest level of education
A004 Question Respondent's other education (from A003)
A005 Question Did respondent earn diploma?
A006 Question Current marital status
A007 Question name of spouse
A008 Question Spouse's date of birth (year/month/day)
A009 Question Spouse's highest level of education
A010 Question Spouse's other education (from A009)
A011 Question Did spouse earn diploma?
A012 Question Spouse's employment status
A013 Question Spouse's other employment status (from A012)
A014 Question Respondent's religious preference
A015 Question Respondent's other religion (from A014)
A016 Question How often respondent meets close friends or relatives
A017 Question Group membership
A018 Question Respondent's other group membership (from A017)
N_A017 Question
A019 Question How often attend religious services
A020 Question demographic section interviewer check
A021 Question demographic section relation between respondent and proxy respondent
A901_TIMESTAMPSTART Question Begin time estimation for demographic section
A902_TIMESTAMPEND Question end time estimation for demographic section
REGION1 Question Region1: local variable (city/province)
REGION2 Question Region2: urban/rural
REGION3 Question Region3: Metropolitan/City/Town
C_NUM Question Verify Couple
YEAR1 Question Respondent's birth year
YEAR2 Question Spouse year born
GENDER1 Question R sex
GENDER2 Question Spouse sex
EDU Question Respondent's educational attainment
ENU_TYPE Question Residential type
WGT Question Weight
HHSIZE Question Family size
RESPID1 Question Respondent order among age eligible
RESPID2 Question Spouse indication number (missing refers no spouse or the age below 45 years old)
E_NUM Question Number of persons who are asked
GEN_NUM Question Living arrangement
PID Question Respondent identification number
RESPID Question Respondent number
MNIW_M Question Month interview
MNIW_Y Question Year interview
MNIW_D Question Day interview
HHID Question Household identification number
AGE2 Question Spouse age (=2006-year2)
ENU Question Enumeration district
CID Question Couple identification number
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A001

Respondent's date of birth (year/month/day)

IN WHAT YEAR, MONTH, AND DAY WERE YOU BORN? ____ YEAR ____ MONTH ____ DAY
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A002

Solar calendar/Lunar calendar

IS YOUR DATE OF BIRTH ACCORDING TO THE SOLAR CALENDAR OR THE LUNAR CALENDAR?
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A003

Respondent's highest level of education

WHAT IS THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF SCHOOL OR COLLEGE YOU COMPLETED?
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If Respondent's highest level of education = 3 or Respondent's highest level of education = 4 or Respondent's highest level of education = 5 or Respondent's highest level of education = 6 or Respondent's highest level of education = 7 or Respondent's highest level of education = 8 or Respondent's highest level of education = 9 »
 
   
 
A005

Did respondent earn diploma?

DID YOU GET A DIPLOMA OR PASS AN EQUIVALENCY TEST?
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If Respondent's highest level of education != 97 »
 
   
 
A006

Current marital status

ARE YOU CURRENTLY MARRIED, LIVING WITH A PARTNER, SEPARATED, DIVORCED, WIDOWED, OR HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MARRIED?
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If Current marital status = 1 »
 
     
   
A007

name of spouse

WHAT IS THE NAME OF YOUR SPOUSE? [INTERVIEWER: WRITE SPOUSE IF NAME IS NOT SPECIFIED]
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If Current marital status = 2 or Current marital status = 3 or Current marital status = 4 or Current marital status = 1 »
 
     
   
A008

Spouse's date of birth (year/month/day)

IN WHAT YEAR, MONTH, AND DAY WAS YOUR SPOUSE BORN? ______ YEAR _______ MONTH _______ DAY
     
   
A009

Spouse's highest level of education

WHAT IS THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF SCHOOL OR COLLEGE YOUR SPOUSE COMPLETED?
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If Spouse's highest level of education = 97 »
 
       
     
A010

Spouse's other education (from A009)

PLEASE SPECIFY 'OTHER'. __________________
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If Spouse's highest level of education = 97 or Spouse's highest level of education = 3 or Spouse's highest level of education = 4 or Spouse's highest level of education = 5 or Spouse's highest level of education = 6 or Spouse's highest level of education = 7 or Spouse's highest level of education = 8 or Spouse's highest level of education = 9 »
 
       
     
A011

Did spouse earn diploma?

DID YOUR SPOUSE GET A DIPLOMA OR PASS AN EQUIVALENCY TEST?
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A012

Spouse's employment status

NOW I'M GOING TO ASK YOU SOME QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR SPOUSE'S CURRENT EMPLOYMENT SITUATION. IS YOUR SPOUSE CURRENTLY WORKING, TEMPORARILY LAID OFF, UNEMPLOYED AND LOOKING FOR WORK, RETIRED, A HOME MAKER, OR WHAT? IF SHE/HE IS WORKING, PLEASE TELL ME SHE/HE HAS A FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME JOB. RETIREMENT REFERS TO HAVING STOPPED WORKING FOR PAY OR LEAVING A JOB OR CAREER AND CURRENTLY NOT WORKING OR ENGAGING IN ONLY SMALL PASTIME WORK, WITHOUT INTENTION TO GO BACK TO WORK BEYOND SMALL PASTIME WORK.
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If Spouse's employment status = 7 »
 
       
     
A013

Spouse's other employment status (from A012)

PLEASE SPECIFY 'OTHER'. __________________
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A014

Respondent's religious preference

WHAT IS YOUR RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE? IS IT PROTESTANT, CATHOLIC, BUDDHISM, WON BUDDHISM, SOME OTHER RELIGION OR DO YOU HAVE NO PREFERENCE?
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If Respondent's religious preference = 6 »
 
   
 
A015

Respondent's other religion (from A014)

PLEASE SPECIFY 'OTHER'. __________________
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A016

How often respondent meets close friends or relatives

DO YOU HAVE ANY CLOSE FRIENDS OR RELATIVES WHO LIVE NEARBY AND HAVE A CLOSE RELATIONSHIP WITH? IF SO, HOW OFTEN DO YOU MEET THEM IN PERSON? PLEASE REFER TO THE PERSON WHOM YOU MEET MOST OFTEN.
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A017

Group membership

ARE YOU PARTICIPATING IN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS? IF SO, NAME THEM ALL.
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If Group membership = 7 »
 
   
 
A018

Respondent's other group membership (from A017)

PLEASE SPECIFY 'OTHER'. _____________
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If Group membership = 7 or Group membership = 1 or Group membership = 2 or Group membership = 3 or Group membership = 4 or Group membership = 5 or Group membership = 6 »
 
   
 
As CNT goes from 1 IN CARDINAL(A017)  »
 
     
   
A019

How often attend religious services

THINKING ABOUT THIS ORGANIZATION THAT YOU ARE A MEMBER OF [CHOSEN FROM A017], HOW OFTEN DO YOU ENGAGE IN ITS ACTIVITIES?
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A020

demographic section interviewer check

IWER: HOW OFTEN DID R RECEIVE ASSISTANCE IN ANSWERS IN SECTION A - DEMOGRAPHICS?
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If demographic section interviewer check = 4 »
 
   
 
A021

demographic section relation between respondent and proxy respondent

WHAT IS YOUR RELATIONSHIP TO R?
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A001
Respondent's date of birth (year/month/day)

IN WHAT YEAR, MONTH, AND DAY WERE YOU BORN? ____ YEAR ____ MONTH ____ DAY
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DATETYPE

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A002
Solar calendar/Lunar calendar

IS YOUR DATE OF BIRTH ACCORDING TO THE SOLAR CALENDAR OR THE LUNAR CALENDAR?
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1) Solar calendar 5) Lunar calendar

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A003
Respondent's highest level of education

WHAT IS THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF SCHOOL OR COLLEGE YOU COMPLETED?
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1) No formal education (illiterate)
2) No formal education (capable of reading)
3) Elementary school
4) Middle school
5) High school
6) Two-year college
7) College grad
8) Post college (Master)
9) Post college (PhD)
97) Other
98) Refuse to answer
99) Don't know

If Respondent's highest level of education (A003) = 3 or Respondent's highest level of education (A003) = 4 or Respondent's highest level of education (A003) = 5 or Respondent's highest level of education (A003) = 6 or Respondent's highest level of education (A003) = 7 or Respondent's highest level of education (A003) = 8 or Respondent's highest level of education (A003) = 9 »

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A005
Did respondent earn diploma?

DID YOU GET A DIPLOMA OR PASS AN EQUIVALENCY TEST?
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1) Currently enrolled
2) Yes, diploma
3) Dropped out
4) Yes, equivalency
5) Completed coursework
98) Refuse to answer
99) Don't know

If Respondent's highest level of education (A003) != 97 »

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A006
Current marital status

ARE YOU CURRENTLY MARRIED, LIVING WITH A PARTNER, SEPARATED, DIVORCED, WIDOWED, OR HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MARRIED?
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1) Currently married or living with a partner (i.e., common-law marriage)
2) Separated
3) Divorced
4) Widowed or missing (dispersed family)
5) Never married
98) Refuse to answer

If Current marital status (A006) = 1 »

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A007
name of spouse

WHAT IS THE NAME OF YOUR SPOUSE? [INTERVIEWER: WRITE SPOUSE IF NAME IS NOT SPECIFIED]
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If Current marital status (A006) = 2 or Current marital status (A006) = 3 or Current marital status (A006) = 4 or Current marital status (A006) = 1 »

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A008
Spouse's date of birth (year/month/day)

IN WHAT YEAR, MONTH, AND DAY WAS YOUR SPOUSE BORN? ______ YEAR _______ MONTH _______ DAY

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A009
Spouse's highest level of education

WHAT IS THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF SCHOOL OR COLLEGE YOUR SPOUSE COMPLETED?
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1) No formal education (illiterate)
2) No formal education (capable of reading)
3) Elementary school
4) Middle school
5) High school
6) Two-year college
7) College grad
8) Post
9) Post college (PhD)
97) Other
98) Refuse to answer
99) Don't know

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A010
Spouse's other education (from A009)

PLEASE SPECIFY 'OTHER'. __________________
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A011
Did spouse earn diploma?

DID YOUR SPOUSE GET A DIPLOMA OR PASS AN EQUIVALENCY TEST?
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1) Currently enrolled
2) Yes, diploma
3) Dropped out
4) Yes, equivalency
5) Completed coursework
98) Refuse to answer
99) Don't know

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A012
Spouse's employment status

NOW I'M GOING TO ASK YOU SOME QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR SPOUSE'S CURRENT EMPLOYMENT SITUATION. IS YOUR SPOUSE CURRENTLY WORKING, TEMPORARILY LAID OFF, UNEMPLOYED AND LOOKING FOR WORK, RETIRED, A HOME MAKER, OR WHAT? IF SHE/HE IS WORKING, PLEASE TELL ME SHE/HE HAS A FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME JOB. RETIREMENT REFERS TO HAVING STOPPED WORKING FOR PAY OR LEAVING A JOB OR CAREER AND CURRENTLY NOT WORKING OR ENGAGING IN ONLY SMALL PASTIME WORK, WITHOUT INTENTION TO GO BACK TO WORK BEYOND SMALL PASTIME WORK.
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1) Full-time worker
2) Part-time worker
3) Temporarily laid off, on sick or other leave
4) Unemployed and looking for work
5) Retired
6) Homemaker
7) Other
8) Refuse to answer

| |  If Spouse's employment status (A012) = 7 »

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A013
Spouse's other employment status (from A012)

PLEASE SPECIFY 'OTHER'. __________________
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A014
Respondent's religious preference

WHAT IS YOUR RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE? IS IT PROTESTANT, CATHOLIC, BUDDHISM, WON BUDDHISM, SOME OTHER RELIGION OR DO YOU HAVE NO PREFERENCE?
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1) No preference
2) Protestant
3) Catholic
4) Buddhist
5) Won Buddhist
6) Other

If Respondent's religious preference (A014) = 6 »

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A015
Respondent's other religion (from A014)

PLEASE SPECIFY 'OTHER'. __________________
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A016
How often respondent meets close friends or relatives

DO YOU HAVE ANY CLOSE FRIENDS OR RELATIVES WHO LIVE NEARBY AND HAVE A CLOSE RELATIONSHIP WITH? IF SO, HOW OFTEN DO YOU MEET THEM IN PERSON? PLEASE REFER TO THE PERSON WHOM YOU MEET MOST OFTEN.
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1) Almost every day (more than 4 times per week)
2) Once a week
3) 2-3 times a week
4) Once a month
5) Twice a month (every two weeks)
6) Once or twice a year
7) Three or for times a year (once every three or four months)
8) Five or six times a year (every two months)
9) Almost never
10) No close friend or relative

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A017
Group membership

ARE YOU PARTICIPATING IN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS? IF SO, NAME THEM ALL.
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1) Attend religious services
2) Member of Social clubs (e.g., private savings club, senior citizens' club, etc)
3) Member of leisure/cultural/sports relation group (old person university etc.)
4) Member of the Alumni society/society for people from the same hometown/ family councils
5) Member of the Volunteer groups
6) Member of political party/NGOs/interest group
7) Member of other group
8) No membership any of groups
9) Refuse to answer
10) Don't know

If Group membership (A017) = 7 »

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A018
Respondent's other group membership (from A017)

PLEASE SPECIFY 'OTHER'. _____________
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STRING

If Group membership (A017) = 7 or Group membership (A017) = 1 or Group membership (A017) = 2 or Group membership (A017) = 3 or Group membership (A017) = 4 or Group membership (A017) = 5 or Group membership (A017) = 6 »

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A019
How often attend religious services

THINKING ABOUT THIS ORGANIZATION THAT YOU ARE A MEMBER OF [CHOSEN FROM A017], HOW OFTEN DO YOU ENGAGE IN ITS ACTIVITIES?
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1) Almost every day (more than 4 times per week)
2) Once a week
3) 2-3 times a week
4) Once a month
5) Twice a month (every two weeks)
6) Once or twice a year
7) Three or four times a year (once every three or four months)
8) Five or six times a year (every two months)
9) Almost never a year
10) Almost never

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A020
demographic section interviewer check

IWER: HOW OFTEN DID R RECEIVE ASSISTANCE IN ANSWERS IN SECTION A - DEMOGRAPHICS?
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1) Never 2) A few times 3)Most or all of the time 4) This question was done by a proxy reporter

If demographic section interviewer check (A020) = 4 »

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A021
demographic section relation between respondent and proxy respondent

WHAT IS YOUR RELATIONSHIP TO R?
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1) Spouse 2) Mother 3) Father 4) Mother-in-law 5) Father-in-law 6) Sibling 7) Brother-in-law, sister-in-law 8) Child 9) Spouse of child 10) Grandchild 11) Other relative 12) Helper or other non-relative

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