A. Demographic Data

Module A. Demographic Data of MHAS 2015

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A1

INTERVIEWER: INDICATE IF RESPONDENT IS: Male or Female

INTERVIEWER: INDICATE IF RESPONDENT IS: MALE OR FEMALE
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A2A

During the last interview, you said your birth date was ______ . Is this correct?

DURING THE LAST INTERVIEW, YOU SAID YOUR BIRTH DATE WAS ______ . IS THIS CORRECT?
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A2B

How old are you in full years?

HOW OLD ARE YOU IN FULL YEARS?
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A2C

During the last interview you stated that you were born in ______ . Is this correct?

DURING THE LAST INTERVIEW YOU STATED THAT YOU WERE BORN IN ______ . IS THIS CORRECT?
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If During the last interview you stated that you were born in ______ . Is this correct? = 2 »
 
   
 
A2D

In which state/country you were born?

IN WHICH STATE/COUNTRY YOU WERE BORN?
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A3

Currently are you ... (Marital status)

CURRENTLY ARE YOU ... (MARITAL STATUS)
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If Currently are you ... (Marital status) = [2,3] »
 
   
 
A4

Are you still married (or in a civil union) with the same person from the last time we interviewed you?

ARE YOU STILL MARRIED (OR IN A CIVIL UNION) WITH THE SAME PERSON FROM THE LAST TIME WE INTERVIEWED YOU?
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If Currently are you ... (Marital status) = [4,5,6,7,8] »
 
   
 
A5

Has your last marriage/union ended since the last time we interviewed you?

HAS YOUR LAST MARRIAGE/UNION ENDED SINCE THE LAST TIME WE
INTERVIEWED YOU?

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If ANSWERED Item-A5 or A4 = 2 »
 
   
 
A6

Did this marriage/union start since the last time we interviewed you?

DID THIS MARRIAGE/UNION START SINCE THE LAST TIME WE
INTERVIEWED YOU?

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If ANSWERED Item-A6 or A5 = 2 or A4 != 2 or A3 = 1 »
 
   
 
A7

In the last interview, you said you had ______ children that were born alive [Pre-filled information]

IN THE LAST INTERVIEW, YOU SAID YOU HAD ______ CHILDREN THAT WERE BORN ALIVE [PRE-FILLED INFORMATION]
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If In the last interview, you said you had ______ children that were born alive [Pre-filled information] = 2 »
 
   
 
A7A

How many children that were born alive have you had?

HOW MANY CHILDREN THAT WERE BORN ALIVE HAVE YOU HAD?
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If In the last interview, you said you had ______ children that were born alive [Pre-filled information] = 1 or How many children that were born alive have you had? != [00,88,99] »
 
   
 
A8

Of the children that were born alive, how many are currently alive?

OF THE CHILDREN THAT WERE BORN ALIVE, HOW MANY ARE CURRENTLY ALIVE?
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A12A

Before you were 10 years old, did your dwelling place have electricity?

BEFORE YOU WERE 10 YEARS OLD, DID YOUR DWELLING PLACE HAVE ELECTRICITY?
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A12B

Before you were 10 years old, did any of your parents or guardians smoke?

BEFORE YOU WERE 10 YEARS OLD, DID ANY OF YOUR PARENTS OR GUARDIANS SMOKE?
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A12C

Before you were 10 years old, did someone else in your dwelling place smoke?

BEFORE YOU WERE 10 YEARS OLD, DID SOMEONE ELSE IN YOUR DWELLING PLACE SMOKE?
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A13A

How many years have you lived in this community?

HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU LIVED IN THIS COMMUNITY?
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A13B

Since the last time we interviewed you, did you move to another dwelling place?

SINCE THE LAST TIME WE INTERVIEWED YOU, DID YOU MOVE TO ANOTHER DWELLING PLACE?
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A13C

Since the last time we interviewed you, was there some sort of disaster (like a hurricane, tornado. Flood, fire) that affected your dwelling place?

SINCE THE LAST TIME WE INTERVIEWED YOU, WAS THERE SOME SORT OF DISASTER (LIKE A HURRICANE, TORNADO. FLOOD, FIRE) THAT AFFECTED YOUR DWELLING PLACE?
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A14

Since the last time we interviewed you, not including vacations or short visits, have you worked/lived in the U.S.?

SINCE THE LAST TIME WE INTERVIEWED YOU, NOT INCLUDING VACATIONS OR SHORT VISITS, HAVE YOU WORKED/LIVED IN THE U.S.?
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If Since the last time we interviewed you, not including vacations or short visits, have you worked/lived in the U.S.? = 1 Yes »
 
   
 
A15

Was this the first time you went to work/live in the U.S.?

WAS THIS THE FIRST TIME YOU WENT TO WORK/LIVE IN THE U.S.?
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If Was this the first time you went to work/live in the U.S.? = 1 Yes »
 
     
   
A16A

In which year did you leave for the U.S. on this very first visit?

IN WHICH YEAR DID YOU LEAVE FOR THE U.S. ON THIS VERY FIRST VISIT?
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A16B

Which would you say was the main reason you left for the US?

WHICH WOULD YOU SAY WAS THE MAIN REASON YOU LEFT FOR THE US?
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A17

For that first time in the U.S., when you left Mexico, did you know anybody that would help you settle down in the U.S. when you moved?

FOR THAT FIRST TIME IN THE U.S., WHEN YOU LEFT MEXICO, DID YOU KNOW ANYBODY THAT WOULD HELP YOU SETTLE DOWN IN THE U.S. WHEN YOU MOVED?
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A18

Who helped you with the expenses when you moved to the U.S. the first time?

WHO HELPED YOU WITH THE EXPENSES WHEN YOU MOVED TO THE U.S. THE FIRST TIME?
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A19

When did you come back from the U.S. that time?

WHEN DID YOU COME BACK FROM THE U.S. THAT TIME?
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A20

Did you mainly live in rural (towns, ranches) or urban (cities) areas while in the U.S.?

DID YOU MAINLY LIVE IN RURAL (TOWNS, RANCHES) OR URBAN (CITIES) AREAS WHILE IN THE U.S.?
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A21

In total, how many years have you worked/lived in the U.S.?

IN TOTAL, HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU WORKED/LIVED IN THE U.S.?
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A22

During the longest visit in the U.S., what kind of job did you do most of the time?

DURING THE LONGEST VISIT IN THE U.S., WHAT KIND OF JOB DID YOU DO MOST OF THE TIME?
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A23

During that stay in the U.S., did you send money to your family in Mexico?

DURING THAT STAY IN THE U.S., DID YOU SEND MONEY TO YOUR FAMILY IN MEXICO?
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If During that stay in the U.S., did you send money to your family in Mexico? = 1 Yes »
 
     
   
A24

During that stay in the U.S., did you send money to your spouse in Mexico?

DURING THAT STAY IN THE U.S., DID YOU SEND MONEY TO YOUR SPOUSE IN MEXICO?
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A25

During that stay in the U.S., did you send money to your children in Mexico?

DURING THAT STAY IN THE U.S., DID YOU SEND MONEY TO YOUR CHILDREN IN MEXICO?
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A26

During that stay in the U.S., did you send money to your parents in Mexico?

DURING THAT STAY IN THE U.S., DID YOU SEND MONEY TO YOUR PARENTS IN MEXICO?
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A27

What was the intended use of the money you sent?

WHAT WAS THE INTENDED USE OF THE MONEY YOU SENT?
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A28

Now think about the last time you worked or lived in the US. Which would you say was the main reason you left to the US?

NOW THINK ABOUT THE LAST TIME YOU WORKED OR LIVED IN THE US. WHICH WOULD YOU SAY WAS THE MAIN REASON YOU LEFT TO THE US?
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If Since the last time we interviewed you, not including vacations or short visits, have you worked/lived in the U.S.? = 7 or ANSWERED Item-A28 »
 
   
 
A29A

Now the last time you worked or lived in the US, When did you come back from the U.S. that time?

NOW THE LAST TIME YOU WORKED OR LIVED IN THE US, WHEN DID YOU COME BACK FROM THE U.S. THAT TIME?
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A29B

Think about the last stay in the U.S. Why did you come back to Mexico?

THINK ABOUT THE LAST STAY IN THE U.S. WHY DID YOU COME BACK TO MEXICO?
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A30

MORE THAN ONE REASON STATED IN A.29b?

MORE THAN ONE REASON STATED IN A.29B?
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If MORE THAN ONE REASON STATED IN A.29b? = 1 Yes »
 
     
   
A31

What would you say was the main reason for you to come back from the U.S.?

WHAT WOULD YOU SAY WAS THE MAIN REASON FOR YOU TO COME BACK FROM THE U.S.?
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A32

The last time you came back from the U.S., your health was ... ?

THE LAST TIME YOU CAME BACK FROM THE U.S., YOUR HEALTH WAS ... ?
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A33A

The last time you came back from the U.S., you ... ?

THE LAST TIME YOU CAME BACK FROM THE U.S., YOU ... ?
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A33B

Do you have a green card, or are you a permanent resident of the U.S.?

DO YOU HAVE A GREEN CARD, OR ARE YOU A PERMANENT RESIDENT OF THE U.S.?
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If Since the last time we interviewed you, not including vacations or short visits, have you worked/lived in the U.S.? = [2,8,9] or ANSWERED Item-A33B »
 
   
 
A33C

Did you ever contribute to the social security system in the U.S.? If the respondent is male, skip to AA.37

DID YOU EVER CONTRIBUTE TO THE SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM IN THE U.S.? IF THE RESPONDENT IS MALE, SKIP TO AA.37
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A35A

Do you attend religious services?

DO YOU ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES?
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A35B

How frequently do you participate in events organized by your church?

HOW FREQUENTLY DO YOU PARTICIPATE IN EVENTS ORGANIZED BY YOUR CHURCH?
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A36

How important is religion in your life?

HOW IMPORTANT IS RELIGION IN YOUR LIFE?
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A37

During the last 2 years, did you participate in any volunteer work for a religious, educational or community organization?

DURING THE LAST 2 YEARS, DID YOU PARTICIPATE IN ANY VOLUNTEER WORK FOR A RELIGIOUS, EDUCATIONAL OR COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION?
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If During the last 2 years, did you participate in any volunteer work for a religious, educational or community organization? = 1 Yes »
 
   
 
A38

How many hours of volunteer work have you done during the last 2 years?

HOW MANY HOURS OF VOLUNTEER WORK HAVE YOU DONE DURING THE LAST 2 YEARS?
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If How many hours of volunteer work have you done during the last 2 years? = [8888/8,9999/9] »
 
     
   
A39

Would you say that the number of hours you did volunteer work were about ... ?

WOULD YOU SAY THAT THE NUMBER OF HOURS YOU DID VOLUNTEER WORK WERE ABOUT ... ?
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A40

Next, I will show you images of body figures

NEXT, I WILL SHOW YOU IMAGES OF BODY FIGURES
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A40A

Which image best represents you currently?

WHICH IMAGE BEST REPRESENTS YOU CURRENTLY?
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If How old are you in full years? > 55 »
 
   
 
A40B

Now please think when you were 50 years old. What image best represents you at that age?

NOW PLEASE THINK WHEN YOU WERE 50 YEARS OLD. WHAT IMAGE BEST REPRESENTS YOU AT THAT AGE?
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A40C

Now please think when you were 20 years old. What image best represents you at that age?

NOW PLEASE THINK WHEN YOU WERE 20 YEARS OLD. WHAT IMAGE BEST REPRESENTS YOU AT THAT AGE?
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A41

INTERVIEWER: How frequently did the respondent need help to answer Section A. Demographic Data?

INTERVIEWER: HOW FREQUENTLY DID THE RESPONDENT NEED HELP TO ANSWER SECTION A. DEMOGRAPHIC DATA?
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