C. Work and Employment - Respondent

C. Work and Employment - Respondent Module of JSTAR 2013

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11C-000 Question I would now like to ask about your work. May I continue?
11C-001 Question Are you currently working? Please answer yes if you work at all, even if you receive no pay. If you are temporarily not working due to illness, etc., please select 2 as the answer to this question, and answer the subsequent questions as you would have had
11C-001a Question In the last interview in __________ / ____ (month/year), you did not tell us whether or not you were working at the time. May I ask whether you were working then? Again, if you were working at all, please say yes, and if you were on a temporary leave from
11C-002 Question In the last interview in ___/ ____ (month/year), you told us that you were working at the time. Are you still working for the same employer? Or, if you are self-employed, are you engaged in the same business as you were at the time of the last interview
11C-002-0a Question Was there a mandatory retirement age for the job you had at the time of the last interview in __________ / ____ (month/year)?
11C-002-0-0b Question After the last interview in __________ / ____ (month/year), did you retire from the job due to age?
11C-002-0-0 Question When did you reach retirement age?
11C-002-0-1 Question After retirement from the job, were you reemployed by the same company or its affiliate?
11C-002-0-1-0 Question How did your annual salary, including bonuses, change from what you had been earning before retirement?
11C-002-0-2a Question By what percentage did your yearly salary, including bonuses, decrease?
11C-002-0-2b Question By what percentage did your yearly salary, including bonuses, increase?
11C-002-0-3 Question Upon retirement, did you receive or were you entitled to receive any retirement benefit whether in a lump sum, installments, or else?
11C-002-0-3a Question How much in total did you receive and/or are entitled to receive as your retirement benefit?
11C-002-0-3b Question How did you receive or plan to receive your retirement benefit?
11C-002-0-3c Question Over how many installments did you receive, or plan to receive, your retirement benefit?
11C-002-0-3d Question How long do you expect to continue to receive your retirement pension?
11C-002-0-3e Question How did you combine, or plan to combine, them?
11C-002-1 Question Since the last interview in __________ / ____ (month/year), have you taken an unpaid leave of absence from work?
11C-002-1-1 Question When did you take the unpaid leave of absence from work or the break from your business?
11C-002-1-2 Question In the last interview, you did not tell us about your job or business. Are you still engaged in the same job you had at the time of the last interview?
11C-002-1-3 Question What kind of job are you doing now? Even if it is the same as before, we would like to ask you to explain it in more detail. Please describe your job as specifically as possible
11C-002-1-4 Question In what business is your company involved? Or, if you are self-employed, what is your business?
11C-002-2 Question When did you quit the job? Or, if you had been running your own business, when did you quit the business?
11C-002-2-1 Question Why did you quit the job? Or, if you had been running your own business, why did you quit the business? Please select all that apply.
11C-002-2-1-0 Question Let me ask again about the timing of your retirement. Did you reach the retirement age while you were on that job?
11C-002-2-1-1 Question Did your employer offer to reemploy you after retirement?
11C-002-2-1-2 Question How did the annual salary offered, including bonuses, compare to what you had been earning before retirement?
11C-002-2-1-3a Question By what percentage was your annual salary, including bonuses, to decrease?
11C-002-2-1-3b Question By what percentage was your annual salary, including bonuses, to increase?
11C-002-2-1-4 Question Did your employer offer you an option to be employed by a different employer after retirement?
11C-002-2-1-5 Question How did the annual salary offered, including bonuses, compare to what you had been earning before retirement?
11C-002-2-1-6a Question By what percentage was your annual salary, including bonuses, to decrease?
11C-002-2-1-6b Question By what percentage was your annual salary, including bonuses, to increase?
11C-002-2-2 Question Did you receive or were you entitled to receive any retirement benefit when you quit the job you had at the time of the last interview in __________ / _____ (month/year)?
11C-002-2-2-0a Question How much in total did you receive and/or are entitled to receive as your retirement benefit?
11C-002-2-2-0b Question How did you receive or plan to receive your retirement benefit?
11C-002-2-2-0c Question Over how many installments did you receive, or plan to receive, your retirement benefit?
11C-002-2-2-0d Question How long do you expect to continue to receive your retirement pension?
11C-002-2-2-0e Question How did you combine, or plan to combine, them?
11C-002-2-2-0f Question If the period of time elapsed between the last interview and the time you left the previous job specified in 11C-002-2 is no more than one month, go to 11C-003
11C-002-2-2-1 Question Between the last interview in __________ / ____ (month/year) and the time you left the job in __________ / ____ (month/year specified in 11C-002-2), did you take an unpaid leave of absence from work?
11C-002-2-2-2 Question When did you take the unpaid leave of absence from work or the break from your business?
11C-003-0 Question In the last interview in __________ / ____ (month/year), you said that you were not working. Why did you start working?
11C-003 Question When did you start working at your current job? Or, if you are self-employed, when did you start your current business?
11C-003-1 Question What kind of job is it? Please describe it as specifically as possible
11C-003-2 Question In what business is your company involved? Or, if you are self-employed, what is your business?
11C-004 Question Are you employed by someone else to do the job or business just discussed or is it your own business?
11C-005 Question Which of the following best describes your employment type?
11C-006a Question How many people work in your company?
11C-006b Question Let me ask again about the total number of people working in your company or for your business. Which of the following is the closest?
11C-006 Question Which of the following best describes your working time arrangement?
11C-007 Question How many hours do you work per week at this job, including overtime hours regardless of whether or not you are paid for such hours?
11C-008 Question In the past 12-month period, how many hours did you work per week on average, including overtime hours regardless of whether or not you are paid for such hours?
11C-009 Question At this job, how many weeks do you work per year? Please include paid days off in the calculation.
11C-010-1 Question At this job, how many hours do you work per week on average, including overtime hours regardless of whether or not you are paid for such hours?
11C-010-2 Question At this job, how many weeks do you work per year? Please include paid days off in the calculation.
11C-011-1-0 Question Does your employer offer any paid holidays? "Paid holidays" refer to any holiday or vacation day for which you get paid apart from weekends and national holidays.
11C-011-1 Question At this job, how many paid days off do you receive per year, excluding weekends and national holidays?
11C-011-2 Question At this job, how many days of sick leave are you entitled to per year?
11C-011-3 Question At this job, did you take any days off due to sickness during the past 12-month period? If you did, how many days did you take?
11C-011-4 Question Does your employer offer family care leave? “Family care leave” is a leave system that enables employees to take a leave of absence from work to take care of their family members in need.
11C-011-4a Question At this job, how many days of family care leave are you entitled to per year?
11C-011-4b Question Did you take any days off to take care of your family member(s) during the past 12-month period? If you did, how many days off did you take?
11C-012-1 Question At your current job, is it possible to choose to reduce the number of paid working hours disregarding overtime hours if any?
11C-012-1-1 Question If you have a choice, and if your hourly wage rate is to remain unchanged, would you want to reduce your working hours even at the cost of lower income?
11C-012-1-2 Question If you could reduce and determine the number of hours you work, how many hours would you want to work per week?
11C-012-2 Question At your current job, is it possible to choose to increase the number of paid working hours?
11C-012-2-1 Question If you have a choice, and if your hourly wage rate is to remain unchanged, would you want to work more hours to earn a higher income?
11C-012-2-2 Question If you could increase and determine the number of hours you work, how many would you want to work per week?
11C-014-0 Question Do you have any earnings at your current job?
11C-014 Question How is your salary or wage calculated?
11C-015 Question What is your hourly wage? Please state the total amount before taxes, social insurance, savings deductions, etc.
11C-016 Question What is your daily wage? Please state the total amount before taxes, social insurance, savings deductions, etc.
11C-017 Question How many hours do you work to receive that daily wage?
11C-018 Question What is your monthly wage? Please state the total amount before taxes, social insurance, savings deductions, etc. Please include the overtime pay but exclude any bonuses.
11C-018a Question What is your annual pay? Please state the total amount before taxes, social insurance, savings deductions, etc. Please include the overtime pay but exclude any bonuses.
11C-018b Question How much do you earn per hour, month, year or any other unit of time?
11C-019-0 Question Does your company have a bonus system applicable to your job?
11C-019 Question How much did you receive in bonuses last year? Please answer the amount before taxes, social insurance, savings deductions, etc.
11C-020 Question How much business income did you earn last year? Please answer the amount net of business expenses such as employee salaries
11C-021-1 Question “Overall, I am satisfied with my current job.” To what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement?
11C-021-2 Question “My job requires physical labor.” To what extend do you agree or disagree with the statement?
11C-021-3 Question “I have so much work to do that I always feel pressed for time.” To what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement?
11C-021-4 Question “At my current job, I have little discretion over how to proceed with my tasks. In other words, I can’t decide about anything on my own.” To what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement?
11C-021-5 Question "My current job offers me opportunities to gain new skills." To what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement?
11C-021-6 Question “When I have difficulty performing tasks, my colleagues offer advice and help me.” To what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement?
11C-021-7 Question “I think that my work performance is evaluated fairly by my co-workers.” To what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement?
11C-021-8 Question “Taking all factors into consideration, including my efforts and dedication as well as the business performance of the company, I am satisfied with my current pay.” To what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement?
11C-021-9 Question “I have poor prospects for promotion at the current job” (if the respondent is a company employee) or “My business has poor prospects for growth” (if the respondent is self-employed). To what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement?
11C-021-10 Question What do you think is the likelihood of losing your current job for a reason other than reaching your retirement age?
11C-022 Question Is there a retirement age for your job? If so, what is it?
11C-022-1 Question Do you have any other paid work, such as running your own business, doing a side job at home, working temporarily at night, and helping out neighbors?
11C-023-0-0 Question Are you employed by someone else to do this work or is it your own business? Which of the following best describes your situation?
11C-023-0-1 Question Which of the following best describes your employment type?
11C-023-0-3 Question How many weeks do you work per year at this job? Please include paid days off in the calculation.
11C-023-0-4 Question How much do you earn from this job? You may indicate the amount per hour, month, year, or any other unit of time.
11C-023 Question Let me ask you about your retirement plan. Do you plan to retire completely sometime?
11C-023-1 Question At what age do you plan to retire?
11C-023-2 Question Which of the following best describes your retirement status?
11C-031 Question In the last interview in __________ / ____ (month/year), you said you were working. When did you quit the job?
11C-031-1 Question Why did you quit the job? Or, if you had been running your own business, why did you quit the business? Please select all that apply.
11C-031-1-0 Question Let me ask again about the timing of your retirement. Did you reach the retirement age while you were on that job?
11C-031-1-1 Question Did your employer offer to reemploy you after retirement?
11C-031-1-2 Question How did the annual salary offered, including bonuses, compare to what you had been earning before retirement?
11C-031-1-3a Question By what percentage was your annual salary, including bonuses, to decrease?
11C-031-1-3b Question By what percentage was your annual salary, including bonuses, to increase?
11C-031-1-4 Question Did your employer offer you an opportunity to be employed by a different employer after retirement?
11C-031-1-5 Question How did the annual salary offered, including bonuses, compare to what you had been earning before retirement?
11C-031-1-6a Question By what percentage was your annual salary, including bonuses, to decrease?
11C-031-1-6b Question By what percentage was your annual salary, including bonuses, to increase?
11C-031-2 Question When you quit the job you had at the time of the last interview in __________ / _____ (month/year), did you receive or were you entitled to receive any retirement benefit?
11C-031-2-1 Question How much in total did you receive and/or are entitled to receive as your retirement benefit?
11C-031-2-2 Question How did you receive, or plan to receive, your retirement benefit?
11C-031-2-3 Question Over how many installments did you receive, or plan to receive, your retirement benefit?
11C-031-2-4 Question How long do you expect to continue to receive your retirement pension?
11C-031-2-5 Question How did you combine, or plan to combine, them?
11C-031-3-1a Question If the period of time elapsed between the last interview and the time you quit the job specified in 11C-031 is no more than one month, go to 11C-032
11C-031-3-1 Question did you take a break from your business between the last interview and the time you quit the business in __________ / ____ (month/year specified in 11C-031)?
11C-031-3-2 Question When did you take the unpaid leave of absence from work or the break from your business?
11C-032 Question Are you looking for a job or planning to look for one in the future?
11C-033 Question How long have you been looking for a job?
11C-034 Question Why are you looking for a job or planning to do so in the future? Please select all that apply.
11C-035-0 Question If the answer to 11C-032 is 1, 2 or 3, go to 11C-100a; if 4, go to 11C-035.
11C-035 Question Which of the following best describes your current situation?
11C-036 Question When did you retire?
11C-036-1 Question Why did you retire? Please select all that apply.
11C-037-0 Question In the case of Adachi, Kanazawa, Shirakawa, Sendai, or Takikawa, if sq07c_034 is 2 and sq07c_037_a is 1 and sq09c_035 is 2, or if sq09c_035 is 2 and sq09c_037 is 1 or 2, go to 11C- 037-1; otherwise, go to 11C-037.
11C-037 Question When did you become a full-time homemaker?
11C-037-1 Question Why did you become a full-time homemaker? Please select all that apply.
11C-038-0 Question In the case of Adachi, Kanazawa, Shirakawa, Sendai, or Takikawa, if sq07c_034 is 3 and sq07c_039_a is 1 and sq09c_035 is 3, or if sq09c_035 is 3 and sq09c_037 is 1 or 2, go to 11C 100a; otherwise, go to 11C-038.
11C-038 Question Was your illness or disability caused by your last job?
11C-100a Question [To the interviewer: Read out the following statement and select the appropriate option below to indicate who answered the questions in this section. “Proxy” here refers to the respondent’s son/daughter or caregiver.]
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