A. Demographics (Respondent)

This module collects basic demographic information, including birthplace, education, family history, language, marital history, military history, race, religion, residence.

item label type description
A_HHID Question HOUSEHOLD IDENTIFIER
A_PN Question PERSON NUMBER
A_FSUBHH Question 1998 SUB-HOUSEHOLD IDENTIFIER
A_ESUBHH Question 1996 SUB-HOUSEHOLD IDENTIFIER
A_DSUBHH Question 1995 SUB-HOUSEHOLD IDENTIFIER
A_FPN_SP Question 1998 SPOUSE/PARTNER PERSON NUMBER
A_FCSR Question 1998 WHETHER COVERSHEET RESPONDENT
A_FFAMR Question 1998 WHETHER FAMILY RESPONDENT
A_FFINR Question 1998 WHETHER FINANCIAL RESPONDENT
A_FQNR Question 1998 QUESTIONNAIRE
F968 Question A1.BIRTHDATE MONTH
A1_COMBINED Question A1.BIRTHDATE MONTH - COMBINED
F970 Question A1B.BIRTHDATE YEAR
A1B_COMBINED Question A1B.BIRTHDATE YEAR - COMBINED
F971 Question A2.BORN US?
F972M Question A2A.REGION - US BORN
F976M Question A2B.REGION - NON US BORN
F977 Question A2C.ARRIVE US-YR
F978 Question A2D.ARRIVE US-YRS AGO
F979 Question A2E.ARRIVE US-AT AGE
F981 Question A2F.EVER LEAVE U.S.
F982 Question A2G.RETURN U.S.
F983 Question A2H.RETURN U.S. YR AGO
F984 Question A2J.RETURN U.S.AGE
F986 Question A2K.YEARS OUTSIDE OF U.S.
F987 Question A3.R EDUCATION
A3_COMBINED Question A3.R EDUCATION - COMBINED
F988 Question A3A.R HIGH SCHOOL
F989 Question A3B.R COLLEGE
F990M Question A3C.R HIGH DEGREE - MASKED
F992 Question A4A. RATE HEALTH AS CHILD
F993 Question A4B. RATE FAMILY SES
F994 Question A4C. FAMILY MOVE
F995 Question A4D. FAMILY HELPED
F996 Question A4E. FATHER LOSE JOB
F997HM Question A4F.FATHER USUAL OCCUPATION - HRS MASKED
A_F997AM Question A4F.FATHER USUAL OCCUPATION - AHD MASKED
F1000 Question A5.PA EDUC
F1001 Question A6.MA EDUC
F1002 Question A7.HISPANIC
A7_COMBINED Question A7.HISPANIC - COMBINED
F1003M1M Question A7A.TYPE HISPANIC - MASKED
F1005M Question A8.R RACE - MASKED
A8_COMBINED Question A8.R RACE - COMBINED MASKED
F1006 Question A9.# CHILDREN EVER
F1007 Question A9A.FERTILITY LIVING
F1008 Question A10.MILITARY
F1009 Question A10A.YEARS MILITARY
F1010 Question A10B.END MILITARY
F1011 Question A10C.MILITARY DISABILITY
A_F1014 Question R`S CUR AGE
F1017 Question A25.YEAR MOVED TO MAIN RESID
F1018 Question A25A.MONTH MOVED TO MAIN RESID
F1022M1 Question A25B.WHY MOVE?
F1029 Question A26A.HAVE YOU ALWAYS LIVED AT RES
F1030 Question A26B. LIVE GEN AREA BEFORE
F1031 Question A26C.YEARS LIVED MAIN HU AREA
A_F1032 Question A26C.SINCE YEAR LIVE MAIN HU
F1035M Question A27.WHERE LIVE WHEN IN SCH - REGION
F1038 Question A28.LIVE IN CITY/TOWN/RURAL
F1052 Question A36.R RELIGIOUS PREF
A36a Question A36A.DENOMINATION - MASKED
F1055 Question A36B.IMPORTANT RELIG
F1058 Question A37.ENGLISH FIRST LANGUAGE
F1059 Question A40.POST W1 MARRIAGE START
F1061 Question A40A.POST W1 MARRIAGE MO
F1062 Question A40C.YEAR
F1066 Question A41.POST W1 DIV/WIDOWED
F1067 Question A41A.POST W1 DIV/WIDOW MOR
F1068 Question A41B.YEAR
F1070 Question A43.MARITAL STATUS IF UNMARRIED
F1071 Question A43A.MARITAL STATUS, ASSIGNED
F1072 Question A44.# MARRIAGES
F1073 Question A45.FIRST MAR-YR BEGIN
F1074 Question A45A.FIRST MAR-MON BEGIN
F1075 Question A45B.FIRST MAR-END DIV/WID
F1076 Question A45C.FIRST MAR-YRS MARRIED
F1077 Question A46.SECOND MAR-YR BEGIN
F1078 Question A46A.SECOND MAR-MON BEGIN
F1079 Question A46B.SECOND MAR-END DIV/WID
F1080 Question A46C.SECOND MAR-YRS MARRIED
F1081 Question A47.THIRD MAR-YR BEGIN
F1082 Question A47A.THIRD MAR-MON BEGIN
F1083 Question A47B.THIRD MAR-END DIV/WID
F1084 Question A47C.THIRD MAR-YRS MARRIED
F1085 Question A48.RECENT MAR-YR BEGIN
F1086 Question A48A.RECENT MAR-YR MAR END
F1087 Question A48B.RECENT MAR-END DIV/WID
F1088 Question A48C.RECENT MAR-YRS MARRIED
AASSIST Question A42.ASSIST SEC A
A_FVERSION Question DATA RELEASE VERSION
A1A Question A1A.BIRTHDATE DAY
Start of A. Demographics (Respondent)
 
If WE DONT HAVE BIRTHDATE includes PRELOAD or FROM COVERSCREEN
 
   
 
F968

A1.BIRTHDATE MONTH

A1. IN WHAT MONTH, DAY, AND YEAR WERE YOU BORN? MONTH: DAY: YEAR:
   
 
A1A

A1A.BIRTHDATE DAY

A1A.BIRTHDATE DAY
   
 
F970

A1B.BIRTHDATE YEAR

A1B.BIRTHDATE YEAR
   
If REINTERVIEW R and R WAS BORN includes THE U.S. »
 
   
 
F971

A2.BORN US?

A2. WERE YOU BORN IN THE UNITED STATES?
   
 
If A2.BORN US? != 8 or A2.BORN US? != 9 »
 
     
   
If A2.BORN US? = 1 »
 
       
     
If CS33A.HOW LONG CURRENT ADDRESS != 95 »
 
         
       
F972M

A2A.REGION - US BORN

A2A. IN WHAT STATE WERE YOU BORN?
         
   
Else
 
       
     
F976M

A2B.REGION - NON US BORN

A2B. IN WHAT COUNTRY WERE YOU BORN?
       
     
F977

A2C.ARRIVE US-YR

A2C. IF Q682 IS (1) NOW A FEW QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR BACKGROUND... ELSE END IN ABOUT WHAT YEAR DID YOU FIRST COME TO LIVE IN THE UNITED STATES? IWER: USE 9996 IN 'YEAR' IF R SAYS HE/SHE WAS NOT BORN OUTSIDE OF THE U.S. YEAR: OR YEARS AGO: OR AT AGE:
       
     
If A2C.ARRIVE US-YR != 9996 »
 
         
       
F981

A2F.EVER LEAVE U.S.

A2F. DID YOU EVER LEAVE THE U.S. AFTER THAT FOR A PERIOD OF A YEAR OR MORE?
         
       
If A2F.EVER LEAVE U.S. = 1 »
 
           
         
F982

A2G.RETURN U.S.

A2G. WHAT IS THE MOST RECENT YEAR YOU RETURNED TO LIVE IN THE U.S.? YEAR: OR YEARS AGO: OR AT AGE:
           
         
F986

A2K.YEARS OUTSIDE OF U.S.

A2K. ALTOGETHER, FOR HOW MANY YEARS AFTER YOU FIRST CAME TO LIVE IN THE UNITED STATES HAVE YOU LIVED OUTSIDE OF THIS COUNTRY? # YEARS LIVED OUTSIDE US:
           
 
F987

A3.R EDUCATION

A3. WHAT IS THE HIGHEST GRADE OF SCHOOL OR YEAR OF COLLEGE YOU COMPLETED? 0 FOR NO FORMAL EDUCATION 1-11 GRADES 12 HIGH SCHOOL 13-15 SOME COLLEGE 16 COLLEGE GRAD 17 POST COLLEGE (17+ YEARS) 97 OTHER
   
 
If NOT REINTERVIEW R »
 
     
   
F987

A3.R EDUCATION

A3. WHAT IS THE HIGHEST GRADE OF SCHOOL OR YEAR OF COLLEGE YOU COMPLETED? 0 FOR NO FORMAL EDUCATION 1-11 GRADES 12 HIGH SCHOOL 13-15 SOME COLLEGE 16 COLLEGE GRAD 17 POST COLLEGE (17+ YEARS) 97 OTHER
     
   
If A3.R EDUCATION != 13-15 and A3.R EDUCATION != 16 and A3.R EDUCATION != 17 »
 
       
     
F988

A3A.R HIGH SCHOOL

A3A. DID YOU GET A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR PASS A HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY TEST?
       
   
If A3.R EDUCATION != 0-12 and A3.R EDUCATION !was answered Don't know and A3.R EDUCATION !was refused »
 
       
     
F989

A3B.R COLLEGE

A3B. (DID YOU GET A COLLEGE DEGREE?)
       
     
If A3B.R COLLEGE = 1 »
 
         
       
F990M

A3C.R HIGH DEGREE - MASKED

A3C. (WHAT IS THE HIGHEST DEGREE YOU HAVE EARNED?)
         
F992

A4A. RATE HEALTH AS CHILD

A4A. CONSIDER YOUR HEALTH WHILE YOU WERE GROWING UP, FROM BIRTH TO AGE 16. WOULD YOU SAY THAT YOUR HEALTH DURING THAT TIME WAS EXCELLENT, VERY GOOD, GOOD, FAIR, OR POOR?
 
F993

A4B. RATE FAMILY SES

A4B. NOW THINK ABOUT YOUR FAMILY WHEN YOU WERE GROWING UP, FROM BIRTH TO AGE 16. WOULD YOU SAY YOUR FAMILY DURING THAT TIME WAS PRETTY WELL OFF FINANCIALLY, ABOUT AVERAGE, OR POOR?
 
F994

A4C. FAMILY MOVE

A4C. WHILE YOU WERE GROWING UP, BEFORE AGE 16, DID FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES EVER CAUSE YOU OR YOUR FAMILY TO MOVE TO A DIFFERENT PLACE?
 
F995

A4D. FAMILY HELPED

A4D. BEFORE AGE 16, WAS THERE A TIME WHEN YOU OR YOUR FAMILY RECEIVED HELP FROM RELATIVES BECAUSE OF FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES?
 
F996

A4E. FATHER LOSE JOB

A4E. BEFORE AGE 16, WAS THERE A TIME OF SEVERAL MONTHS OR MORE WHEN YOUR FATHER HAD NO JOB? IWER: IF R MENTIONS NEVER LIVING WITH FATHER WHEN GROWING UP, CHOOSE CODE 7 IF R MENTIONS THAT FATHER NEVER WORKED OR WAS ALWAYS DISABLED, CHOOSE CODE 6
 
If A4E. FATHER LOSE JOB != 6 and A4E. FATHER LOSE JOB != 7 »
 
   
 
F997HM

A4F.FATHER USUAL OCCUPATION - HRS MASKED

A4F. WHAT WAS YOUR FATHER'S OCCUPATION WHEN YOU WERE AGE 16? IWER, PROBE: WHAT KIND OF WORK DID HE DO? WHAT ACTIVITIES DID HE DO AT WORK? NOTE: THIS MASKED CODEFRAME WAS THE ONE USED IN THE PREVIOUS HRS PUBLIC DATA RELEASES, 1992, 1994 AND 1996. THIS CODEFRAME PROVIDED FOR ALL SAMPLES.
   
If NEW INTERVIRE »
 
   
 
If A4E. FATHER LOSE JOB != 7 »
 
     
   
F1000

A5.PA EDUC

A5. WHAT IS THE HIGHEST GRADE OF SCHOOL YOUR FATHER COMPLETED? 0 FOR NO FORMAL EDUCATION 1-11 GRADES 12 HIGH SCHOOL 13-15 SOME COLLEGE 16 COLLEGE GRAD 17 POST COLLEGE (17+ YEARS) 97 OTHER
     
 
F1001

A6.MA EDUC

A6. AND WHAT IS THE HIGHEST GRADE OF SCHOOL YOUR MOTHER COMPLETED? 0 FOR NO FORMAL EDUCATION 1-11 GRADES 12 HIGH SCHOOL 13-15 SOME COLLEGE 16 COLLEGE GRAD 17 POST COLLEGE (17+ YEARS) 97 OTHER
   
 
F1002

A7.HISPANIC

A7. DO YOU CONSIDER YOURSELF HISPANIC OR LATINO?
   
 
If A7.HISPANIC = 1 »
 
     
   
F1003M1M

A7A.TYPE HISPANIC - MASKED

A7A. WOULD YOU SAY YOU ARE MEXICAN AMERICAN, PUERTO RICAN, CUBAN AMERICAN OR SOMETHING ELSE? CHOOSE ALL THAT APPLY
     
 
F1005M

A8.R RACE - MASKED

A8. DO YOU CONSIDER YOURSELF PRIMARILY WHITE OR CAUCASIAN, BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN, AMERICAN INDIAN, OR ASIAN, OR SOMETHING ELSE?
   
 
F1006

A9.# CHILDREN EVER

A9. IF Q682 IS (1) I NEED TO CLARIFY SOME ASPECTS OF FAMILY HISTORY. END HOW MANY CHILDREN HAVE (YOU FATHERED/YOU GIVEN BIRTH TO)? PLEASE DON'T COUNT MISCARRIAGES OR STILL-BIRTHS, OR ADOPTED OR STEP-CHILDREN FOR THIS QUESTION.
   
 
If A9.# CHILDREN EVER != NONE and A9.# CHILDREN EVER !was answered Don't know and A9.# CHILDREN EVER !was refused »
 
     
   
F1007

A9A.FERTILITY LIVING

A9A. IF Q1006 IS (1) IS THAT CHILD ALIVE TODAY? IWER: IF R RESPONDS YES TYPE 1 AND PRESS ENTER TYPE 0 IF R RESPONDS NO ELSE HOW MANY OF THEM ARE STILL LIVING? END NUMBER LIVING:
     
 
F1008

A10.MILITARY

A10. HAVE YOU EVER SERVED IN THE ACTIVE MILITARY OF THE UNITED STATES?
   
 
If A10.MILITARY = 1 »
 
     
   
F1009

A10A.YEARS MILITARY

A10A. DURING WHAT YEARS WERE YOU IN ACTIVE SERVICE? FROM: TO:
     
   
F1010

A10B.END MILITARY

A10B.END MILITARY
     
   
F1011

A10C.MILITARY DISABILITY

A10C. DO YOU HAVE A DISABILITY CONNECTED WITH MILITARY SERVICE?
     
If THIS IS NOT A NEW INTERVIEW »
 
   
 
F1017

A25.YEAR MOVED TO MAIN RESID

A25. IN WHAT YEAR DID YOU MOVE TO YOUR CURRENT HOME IN [Q742-CS36. ASSIGN MAIN RESIDENCE]?
   
Else
 
   
 
If CS11.LIVING FACILITY != 1 and CS26.OWN A HOUSE OR NOT = 1 »
 
     
   
F1017

A25.YEAR MOVED TO MAIN RESID

A25. IN WHAT YEAR DID YOU MOVE TO YOUR CURRENT HOME IN [Q742-CS36. ASSIGN MAIN RESIDENCE]?
     
   
F1018

A25A.MONTH MOVED TO MAIN RESID

A25A. IN WHAT MONTH WAS THAT? MONTH:
     
   
F1022M1

A25B.WHY MOVE?

A25B. WHAT WERE YOUR REASONS FOR MOVING TO (YOUR PRESENT HOME IN) [Q742- CS36. ASSIGN MAIN RESIDENCE]? CHOOSE UP TO TWO REASONS
     
   
F1029

A26A.HAVE YOU ALWAYS LIVED AT RES

A26A. HAVE YOU ALWAYS LIVED IN OR AROUND [Q742-CS36. ASSIGN MAIN RESIDENCE]?
     
   
If A26A.HAVE YOU ALWAYS LIVED AT RES != 1 »
 
       
     
F1030

A26B. LIVE GEN AREA BEFORE

A26B. IF Q1017 IS (GT0) BEFORE YOU MOVED TO [Q742-CS36. ASSIGN MAIN RESIDENCE] IN [Q1017-A25.YEAR MOVED TO MAIN RESID], ELSE Q732 IS (GT0) BEFORE YOU MOVED TO [Q742-CS36. ASSIGN MAIN RESIDENCE] [Q732-CS33A.HOW LONG CURRENT ADDRESS] YEARS AGO, ELSE BEFORE YOU MOVED TO [Q742-CS36. ASSIGN MAIN RESIDENCE], END HAD YOU EVER LIVED THERE BEFORE?
       
     
F1031

A26C.YEARS LIVED MAIN HU AREA

A26C. IF Q517 IS (1) AND Q723 IS (NE1) ALTOGETHER, ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS DID YOU LIVE IN OR AROUND (Q48-HH1 PREV WAVE 1ST ADDRESS CITY/Q101-HH2 PREV WAVE 1ST ADDRESS CITY)? ELSE ALTOGETHER, ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS (HAVE YOU LIVED/DID YOU LIVE) IN OR AROUND [Q742-CS36. ASSIGN MAIN RESIDENCE]? END 96 ALWAYS LIVED AROUND HERE/THERE NUMBER YEARS: OR SINCE YEAR:
       
     
F1038

A28.LIVE IN CITY/TOWN/RURAL

A28. WERE YOU LIVING IN A RURAL AREA MOST OF THE TIME WHEN YOU WERE (IN GRADE SCHOOL/IN HIGH SCHOOL/ABOUT AGE 10)?
       
     
F1052

A36.R RELIGIOUS PREF

A36. WHAT IS YOUR RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE; IS IT PROTESTANT, CATHOLIC, JEWISH, SOME OTHER RELIGION, OR DO YOU HAVE NO PREFERENCE?
       
     
If A36.R RELIGIOUS PREF = 1 »
 
         
       
F1053M
         
F1055

A36B.IMPORTANT RELIG

A36B. HOW IMPORTANT WOULD YOU SAY RELIGION IS IN YOUR LIFE; IS IT VERY IMPORTANT, SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT, OR NOT TOO IMPORTANT?
 
F1058

A37.ENGLISH FIRST LANGUAGE

A37. IS ENGLISH THE LANGUAGE YOU USUALLY SPEAK AT HOME?
 
If CS5.PRELOAD SPOUSE/P ALIVE != 5 and CS7.1ST R MARRIED != 5 »
 
   
 
F1059

A40.POST W1 MARRIAGE START

A40. SOMETIMES MARITAL SITUATIONS ARE NOT ENTIRELY CLEAR FROM WHAT WE'VE ASKED SO FAR. PLEASE BEAR WITH ME FOR A FEW MORE QUESTIONS ON THIS. DID YOU HAVE A MARRIAGE START AFTER [Q218-PREV WAVE IW MONTH] [Q219-PREV WAVE IW YEAR]?
   
 
If A40.POST W1 MARRIAGE START = 1 »
 
     
   
F1061

A40A.POST W1 MARRIAGE MO

A40A. IN WHAT MONTH AND YEAR WERE YOU MARRIED? MONTH: YEAR:
     
 
F1066

A41.POST W1 DIV/WIDOWED

A41. DID YOU DIVORCE OR BECOME WIDOWED SINCE [Q218-PREV WAVE IW MONTH] [Q219-PREV WAVE IW YEAR]?
   
 
If A41.POST W1 DIV/WIDOWED != 1 and F1066 != 2 »
 
     
   
F1067

A41A.POST W1 DIV/WIDOW MOR

A41A. IN WHAT MONTH AND YEAR DID YOU (DIVORCE/BECOME WIDOWED)? MONTH: YEAR:
     
   
F1068

A41B.YEAR

A41B.YEAR
     
If (CS5.PRELOAD SPOUSE/P ALIVE = 5 and CS7.1ST R MARRIED = 5) or CS15A.MARRIED OR SEPARATED = 2 »
 
   
 
F1070

A43.MARITAL STATUS IF UNMARRIED

A43. JUST TO CLARIFY, ARE YOU CURRENTLY SEPARATED, DIVORCED, WIDOWED, OR HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MARRIED?
   
F1072

A44.# MARRIAGES

A44. ALTOGETHER, HOW MANY TIMES HAVE YOU BEEN MARRIED (INCLUDING YOUR CURRENT MARRIAGE/...)?
 
F1073

A45.FIRST MAR-YR BEGIN

A45. IN WHAT YEAR DID YOUR (FIRST) MARRIAGE BEGIN?
 
If A45.FIRST MAR-YR BEGIN !was refused »
 
   
 
F1074

A45A.FIRST MAR-MON BEGIN

A45A. IN WHAT MONTH WAS THAT?
   
F1075

A45B.FIRST MAR-END DIV/WID

A45B. DID THAT MARRIAGE END IN DIVORCE OR WERE YOU WIDOWED?
 
F1076

A45C.FIRST MAR-YRS MARRIED

A45C. ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS DID THAT MARRIAGE LAST?
 
If A44.# MARRIAGES != 1 »
 
   
 
If A44.# MARRIAGES != 2 »
 
     
   
F1077

A46.SECOND MAR-YR BEGIN

A46. IN WHAT YEAR DID YOUR SECOND MARRIAGE BEGIN?
     
   
If A46A.SECOND MAR-MON BEGIN !was answered Don't know or A46A.SECOND MAR-MON BEGIN !was refused »
 
       
     
F1078

A46A.SECOND MAR-MON BEGIN

A46A. IN WHAT MONTH WAS THAT? MONTH:
       
   
F1079

A46B.SECOND MAR-END DIV/WID

A46B. DID THAT MARRIAGE END IN DIVORCE OR WERE YOU WIDOWED?
     
   
F1080

A46C.SECOND MAR-YRS MARRIED

A46C. ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS DID THAT MARRIAGE LAST?
     
   
If A44.# MARRIAGES != 3 »
 
       
     
F1081

A47.THIRD MAR-YR BEGIN

A47. IN WHAT YEAR DID YOUR THIRD MARRIAGE BEGIN?
       
     
If A47.THIRD MAR-YR BEGIN !was refused »
 
         
       
F1082

A47A.THIRD MAR-MON BEGIN

A47A. IN WHAT MONTH WAS THAT? MONTH:
         
     
F1083

A47B.THIRD MAR-END DIV/WID

A47B. DID THAT MARRIAGE END IN DIVORCE OR WERE YOU WIDOWED?
       
     
F1084

A47C.THIRD MAR-YRS MARRIED

A47C. ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS DID THAT MARRIAGE LAST?
       
 
F1085

A48.RECENT MAR-YR BEGIN

A48. IF Q37 IS (1) IN WHAT YEAR DID YOUR CURRENT MARRIAGE BEGIN? ELSE IN WHAT YEAR DID YOU MARRY MOST RECENTLY? END
   
 
If A48.RECENT MAR-YR BEGIN !was refused »
 
     
   
F1086

A48A.RECENT MAR-YR MAR END

A48A. IN WHAT MONTH WAS THAT? MONTH:
     
 
F1087

A48B.RECENT MAR-END DIV/WID

A48B. DID THAT MARRIAGE END IN DIVORCE OR WERE YOU WIDOWED?
   
 
F1088

A48C.RECENT MAR-YRS MARRIED

A48C. ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS DID THAT MARRIAGE LAST?
   
AASSIST

A42.ASSIST SEC A

AASSIST IWER: HOW OFTEN DID R RECEIVE ASSISTANCE WITH ANSWERS IN SECTION A - DEMOGRAPHICS?
 
End of A. Demographics (Respondent)
Start of A. Demographics (Respondent)

If WE DONT HAVE BIRTHDATE IN PRELOAD or FROM COVERSCREEN

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F968
A1.BIRTHDATE MONTH

A1. IN WHAT MONTH, DAY, AND YEAR WERE YOU BORN? MONTH: DAY: YEAR:

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A1A
A1A.BIRTHDATE DAY

A1A.BIRTHDATE DAY

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F970
A1B.BIRTHDATE YEAR

A1B.BIRTHDATE YEAR

If REINTERVIEW R and R WAS BORN IN THE U.S. »

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F971
A2.BORN US?

A2. WERE YOU BORN IN THE UNITED STATES?

If A2.BORN US? (F971) != 8 or A2.BORN US? (F971) != 9 »

| |  If A2.BORN US? (F971) = 1 »

| | |  If CS33A.HOW LONG CURRENT ADDRESS (CS33A) != 95 »

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F972M
A2A.REGION - US BORN

A2A. IN WHAT STATE WERE YOU BORN?

| |  Else

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| | | 
F976M
A2B.REGION - NON US BORN

A2B. IN WHAT COUNTRY WERE YOU BORN?

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| | | 
F977
A2C.ARRIVE US-YR

A2C. IF Q682 IS (1) NOW A FEW QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR BACKGROUND... ELSE END IN ABOUT WHAT YEAR DID YOU FIRST COME TO LIVE IN THE UNITED STATES? IWER: USE 9996 IN 'YEAR' IF R SAYS HE/SHE WAS NOT BORN OUTSIDE OF THE U.S. YEAR: OR YEARS AGO: OR AT AGE:

| | |  If A2C.ARRIVE US-YR (F977) != 9996 »

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F981
A2F.EVER LEAVE U.S.

A2F. DID YOU EVER LEAVE THE U.S. AFTER THAT FOR A PERIOD OF A YEAR OR MORE?

| | | |  If A2F.EVER LEAVE U.S. (F981) = 1 »

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| | | | | 
F982
A2G.RETURN U.S.

A2G. WHAT IS THE MOST RECENT YEAR YOU RETURNED TO LIVE IN THE U.S.? YEAR: OR YEARS AGO: OR AT AGE:

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| | | | | 
F986
A2K.YEARS OUTSIDE OF U.S.

A2K. ALTOGETHER, FOR HOW MANY YEARS AFTER YOU FIRST CAME TO LIVE IN THE UNITED STATES HAVE YOU LIVED OUTSIDE OF THIS COUNTRY? # YEARS LIVED OUTSIDE US:

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F987
A3.R EDUCATION

A3. WHAT IS THE HIGHEST GRADE OF SCHOOL OR YEAR OF COLLEGE YOU COMPLETED? 0 FOR NO FORMAL EDUCATION 1-11 GRADES 12 HIGH SCHOOL 13-15 SOME COLLEGE 16 COLLEGE GRAD 17 POST COLLEGE (17+ YEARS) 97 OTHER

If NOT REINTERVIEW R »

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| | 
F987
A3.R EDUCATION

A3. WHAT IS THE HIGHEST GRADE OF SCHOOL OR YEAR OF COLLEGE YOU COMPLETED? 0 FOR NO FORMAL EDUCATION 1-11 GRADES 12 HIGH SCHOOL 13-15 SOME COLLEGE 16 COLLEGE GRAD 17 POST COLLEGE (17+ YEARS) 97 OTHER

| |  If A3.R EDUCATION (F987) != 13-15 and A3.R EDUCATION (F987) != 16 and A3.R EDUCATION (F987) != 17 »

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| | | 
F988
A3A.R HIGH SCHOOL

A3A. DID YOU GET A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR PASS A HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY TEST?

| |  If A3.R EDUCATION (F987) != 0-12 and A3.R EDUCATION (F987) !was answered Don't know and A3.R EDUCATION (F987) !was refused »

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| | | 
F989
A3B.R COLLEGE

A3B. (DID YOU GET A COLLEGE DEGREE?)

| | |  If A3B.R COLLEGE (F989) = 1 »

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F990M
A3C.R HIGH DEGREE - MASKED

A3C. (WHAT IS THE HIGHEST DEGREE YOU HAVE EARNED?)

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F992
A4A. RATE HEALTH AS CHILD

A4A. CONSIDER YOUR HEALTH WHILE YOU WERE GROWING UP, FROM BIRTH TO AGE 16. WOULD YOU SAY THAT YOUR HEALTH DURING THAT TIME WAS EXCELLENT, VERY GOOD, GOOD, FAIR, OR POOR?

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F993
A4B. RATE FAMILY SES

A4B. NOW THINK ABOUT YOUR FAMILY WHEN YOU WERE GROWING UP, FROM BIRTH TO AGE 16. WOULD YOU SAY YOUR FAMILY DURING THAT TIME WAS PRETTY WELL OFF FINANCIALLY, ABOUT AVERAGE, OR POOR?

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F994
A4C. FAMILY MOVE

A4C. WHILE YOU WERE GROWING UP, BEFORE AGE 16, DID FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES EVER CAUSE YOU OR YOUR FAMILY TO MOVE TO A DIFFERENT PLACE?

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F995
A4D. FAMILY HELPED

A4D. BEFORE AGE 16, WAS THERE A TIME WHEN YOU OR YOUR FAMILY RECEIVED HELP FROM RELATIVES BECAUSE OF FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES?

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F996
A4E. FATHER LOSE JOB

A4E. BEFORE AGE 16, WAS THERE A TIME OF SEVERAL MONTHS OR MORE WHEN YOUR FATHER HAD NO JOB? IWER: IF R MENTIONS NEVER LIVING WITH FATHER WHEN GROWING UP, CHOOSE CODE 7 IF R MENTIONS THAT FATHER NEVER WORKED OR WAS ALWAYS DISABLED, CHOOSE CODE 6

If A4E. FATHER LOSE JOB (F996) != 6 and A4E. FATHER LOSE JOB (F996) != 7 »

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F997HM
A4F.FATHER USUAL OCCUPATION - HRS MASKED

A4F. WHAT WAS YOUR FATHER'S OCCUPATION WHEN YOU WERE AGE 16? IWER, PROBE: WHAT KIND OF WORK DID HE DO? WHAT ACTIVITIES DID HE DO AT WORK? NOTE: THIS MASKED CODEFRAME WAS THE ONE USED IN THE PREVIOUS HRS PUBLIC DATA RELEASES, 1992, 1994 AND 1996. THIS CODEFRAME PROVIDED FOR ALL SAMPLES.

If NEW INTERVIRE »

If A4E. FATHER LOSE JOB (F996) != 7 »

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F1000
A5.PA EDUC

A5. WHAT IS THE HIGHEST GRADE OF SCHOOL YOUR FATHER COMPLETED? 0 FOR NO FORMAL EDUCATION 1-11 GRADES 12 HIGH SCHOOL 13-15 SOME COLLEGE 16 COLLEGE GRAD 17 POST COLLEGE (17+ YEARS) 97 OTHER

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F1001
A6.MA EDUC

A6. AND WHAT IS THE HIGHEST GRADE OF SCHOOL YOUR MOTHER COMPLETED? 0 FOR NO FORMAL EDUCATION 1-11 GRADES 12 HIGH SCHOOL 13-15 SOME COLLEGE 16 COLLEGE GRAD 17 POST COLLEGE (17+ YEARS) 97 OTHER

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F1002
A7.HISPANIC

A7. DO YOU CONSIDER YOURSELF HISPANIC OR LATINO?

If A7.HISPANIC (F1002) = 1 »

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F1003M1M
A7A.TYPE HISPANIC - MASKED

A7A. WOULD YOU SAY YOU ARE MEXICAN AMERICAN, PUERTO RICAN, CUBAN AMERICAN OR SOMETHING ELSE? CHOOSE ALL THAT APPLY

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F1005M
A8.R RACE - MASKED

A8. DO YOU CONSIDER YOURSELF PRIMARILY WHITE OR CAUCASIAN, BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN, AMERICAN INDIAN, OR ASIAN, OR SOMETHING ELSE?

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F1006
A9.# CHILDREN EVER

A9. IF Q682 IS (1) I NEED TO CLARIFY SOME ASPECTS OF FAMILY HISTORY. END HOW MANY CHILDREN HAVE (YOU FATHERED/YOU GIVEN BIRTH TO)? PLEASE DON'T COUNT MISCARRIAGES OR STILL-BIRTHS, OR ADOPTED OR STEP-CHILDREN FOR THIS QUESTION.

If A9.# CHILDREN EVER (F1006) != NONE and A9.# CHILDREN EVER (F1006) !was answered Don't know and A9.# CHILDREN EVER (F1006) !was refused »

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F1007
A9A.FERTILITY LIVING

A9A. IF Q1006 IS (1) IS THAT CHILD ALIVE TODAY? IWER: IF R RESPONDS YES TYPE 1 AND PRESS ENTER TYPE 0 IF R RESPONDS NO ELSE HOW MANY OF THEM ARE STILL LIVING? END NUMBER LIVING:

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F1008
A10.MILITARY

A10. HAVE YOU EVER SERVED IN THE ACTIVE MILITARY OF THE UNITED STATES?

If A10.MILITARY (F1008) = 1 »

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F1009
A10A.YEARS MILITARY

A10A. DURING WHAT YEARS WERE YOU IN ACTIVE SERVICE? FROM: TO:

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F1010
A10B.END MILITARY

A10B.END MILITARY

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F1011
A10C.MILITARY DISABILITY

A10C. DO YOU HAVE A DISABILITY CONNECTED WITH MILITARY SERVICE?

If THIS IS NOT A NEW INTERVIEW »

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F1017
A25.YEAR MOVED TO MAIN RESID

A25. IN WHAT YEAR DID YOU MOVE TO YOUR CURRENT HOME IN [Q742-CS36. ASSIGN MAIN RESIDENCE]?

Else

If CS11.LIVING FACILITY (CS11) != 1 and CS26.OWN A HOUSE OR NOT (CS26) = 1 »

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F1017
A25.YEAR MOVED TO MAIN RESID

A25. IN WHAT YEAR DID YOU MOVE TO YOUR CURRENT HOME IN [Q742-CS36. ASSIGN MAIN RESIDENCE]?

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F1018
A25A.MONTH MOVED TO MAIN RESID

A25A. IN WHAT MONTH WAS THAT? MONTH:

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F1022M1
A25B.WHY MOVE?

A25B. WHAT WERE YOUR REASONS FOR MOVING TO (YOUR PRESENT HOME IN) [Q742- CS36. ASSIGN MAIN RESIDENCE]? CHOOSE UP TO TWO REASONS

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F1029
A26A.HAVE YOU ALWAYS LIVED AT RES

A26A. HAVE YOU ALWAYS LIVED IN OR AROUND [Q742-CS36. ASSIGN MAIN RESIDENCE]?

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F1030
A26B. LIVE GEN AREA BEFORE

A26B. IF Q1017 IS (GT0) BEFORE YOU MOVED TO [Q742-CS36. ASSIGN MAIN RESIDENCE] IN [Q1017-A25.YEAR MOVED TO MAIN RESID], ELSE Q732 IS (GT0) BEFORE YOU MOVED TO [Q742-CS36. ASSIGN MAIN RESIDENCE] [Q732-CS33A.HOW LONG CURRENT ADDRESS] YEARS AGO, ELSE BEFORE YOU MOVED TO [Q742-CS36. ASSIGN MAIN RESIDENCE], END HAD YOU EVER LIVED THERE BEFORE?

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F1031
A26C.YEARS LIVED MAIN HU AREA

A26C. IF Q517 IS (1) AND Q723 IS (NE1) ALTOGETHER, ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS DID YOU LIVE IN OR AROUND (Q48-HH1 PREV WAVE 1ST ADDRESS CITY/Q101-HH2 PREV WAVE 1ST ADDRESS CITY)? ELSE ALTOGETHER, ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS (HAVE YOU LIVED/DID YOU LIVE) IN OR AROUND [Q742-CS36. ASSIGN MAIN RESIDENCE]? END 96 ALWAYS LIVED AROUND HERE/THERE NUMBER YEARS: OR SINCE YEAR:

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F1038
A28.LIVE IN CITY/TOWN/RURAL

A28. WERE YOU LIVING IN A RURAL AREA MOST OF THE TIME WHEN YOU WERE (IN GRADE SCHOOL/IN HIGH SCHOOL/ABOUT AGE 10)?

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F1052
A36.R RELIGIOUS PREF

A36. WHAT IS YOUR RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE; IS IT PROTESTANT, CATHOLIC, JEWISH, SOME OTHER RELIGION, OR DO YOU HAVE NO PREFERENCE?

| | |  If A36.R RELIGIOUS PREF (F1052) = 1 »

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F1053M
F1053M

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F1055
A36B.IMPORTANT RELIG

A36B. HOW IMPORTANT WOULD YOU SAY RELIGION IS IN YOUR LIFE; IS IT VERY IMPORTANT, SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT, OR NOT TOO IMPORTANT?

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F1058
A37.ENGLISH FIRST LANGUAGE

A37. IS ENGLISH THE LANGUAGE YOU USUALLY SPEAK AT HOME?

If CS5.PRELOAD SPOUSE/P ALIVE (CS5) != 5 and CS7.1ST R MARRIED (CS7) != 5 »

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F1059
A40.POST W1 MARRIAGE START

A40. SOMETIMES MARITAL SITUATIONS ARE NOT ENTIRELY CLEAR FROM WHAT WE'VE ASKED SO FAR. PLEASE BEAR WITH ME FOR A FEW MORE QUESTIONS ON THIS. DID YOU HAVE A MARRIAGE START AFTER [Q218-PREV WAVE IW MONTH] [Q219-PREV WAVE IW YEAR]?

If A40.POST W1 MARRIAGE START (F1059) = 1 »

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F1061
A40A.POST W1 MARRIAGE MO

A40A. IN WHAT MONTH AND YEAR WERE YOU MARRIED? MONTH: YEAR:

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F1066
A41.POST W1 DIV/WIDOWED

A41. DID YOU DIVORCE OR BECOME WIDOWED SINCE [Q218-PREV WAVE IW MONTH] [Q219-PREV WAVE IW YEAR]?

If A41.POST W1 DIV/WIDOWED (F1066) != 1 and F1066 != 2 »

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F1067
A41A.POST W1 DIV/WIDOW MOR

A41A. IN WHAT MONTH AND YEAR DID YOU (DIVORCE/BECOME WIDOWED)? MONTH: YEAR:

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F1068
A41B.YEAR

A41B.YEAR

If (CS5.PRELOAD SPOUSE/P ALIVE (CS5) = 5 and CS7.1ST R MARRIED (CS7) = 5) or CS15A.MARRIED OR SEPARATED (CS15A) = 2 »

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F1070
A43.MARITAL STATUS IF UNMARRIED

A43. JUST TO CLARIFY, ARE YOU CURRENTLY SEPARATED, DIVORCED, WIDOWED, OR HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MARRIED?

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F1072
A44.# MARRIAGES

A44. ALTOGETHER, HOW MANY TIMES HAVE YOU BEEN MARRIED (INCLUDING YOUR CURRENT MARRIAGE/...)?

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F1073
A45.FIRST MAR-YR BEGIN

A45. IN WHAT YEAR DID YOUR (FIRST) MARRIAGE BEGIN?

If A45.FIRST MAR-YR BEGIN (F1073) !was refused »

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F1074
A45A.FIRST MAR-MON BEGIN

A45A. IN WHAT MONTH WAS THAT?

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F1075
A45B.FIRST MAR-END DIV/WID

A45B. DID THAT MARRIAGE END IN DIVORCE OR WERE YOU WIDOWED?

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F1076
A45C.FIRST MAR-YRS MARRIED

A45C. ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS DID THAT MARRIAGE LAST?

If A44.# MARRIAGES (F1072) != 1 »

If A44.# MARRIAGES (F1072) != 2 »

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F1077
A46.SECOND MAR-YR BEGIN

A46. IN WHAT YEAR DID YOUR SECOND MARRIAGE BEGIN?

| |  If A46A.SECOND MAR-MON BEGIN (F1078) !was answered Don't know or A46A.SECOND MAR-MON BEGIN (F1078) !was refused »

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F1078
A46A.SECOND MAR-MON BEGIN

A46A. IN WHAT MONTH WAS THAT? MONTH:

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F1079
A46B.SECOND MAR-END DIV/WID

A46B. DID THAT MARRIAGE END IN DIVORCE OR WERE YOU WIDOWED?

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F1080
A46C.SECOND MAR-YRS MARRIED

A46C. ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS DID THAT MARRIAGE LAST?

| |  If A44.# MARRIAGES (F1072) != 3 »

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F1081
A47.THIRD MAR-YR BEGIN

A47. IN WHAT YEAR DID YOUR THIRD MARRIAGE BEGIN?

| | |  If A47.THIRD MAR-YR BEGIN (F1081) !was refused »

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F1082
A47A.THIRD MAR-MON BEGIN

A47A. IN WHAT MONTH WAS THAT? MONTH:

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F1083
A47B.THIRD MAR-END DIV/WID

A47B. DID THAT MARRIAGE END IN DIVORCE OR WERE YOU WIDOWED?

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F1084
A47C.THIRD MAR-YRS MARRIED

A47C. ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS DID THAT MARRIAGE LAST?

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F1085
A48.RECENT MAR-YR BEGIN

A48. IF Q37 IS (1) IN WHAT YEAR DID YOUR CURRENT MARRIAGE BEGIN? ELSE IN WHAT YEAR DID YOU MARRY MOST RECENTLY? END

If A48.RECENT MAR-YR BEGIN (F1085) !was refused »

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F1086
A48A.RECENT MAR-YR MAR END

A48A. IN WHAT MONTH WAS THAT? MONTH:

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F1087
A48B.RECENT MAR-END DIV/WID

A48B. DID THAT MARRIAGE END IN DIVORCE OR WERE YOU WIDOWED?

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F1088
A48C.RECENT MAR-YRS MARRIED

A48C. ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS DID THAT MARRIAGE LAST?

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AASSIST
A42.ASSIST SEC A

AASSIST IWER: HOW OFTEN DID R RECEIVE ASSISTANCE WITH ANSWERS IN SECTION A - DEMOGRAPHICS?

End of A. Demographics (Respondent)