A. Demographics (Respondent)

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

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E636

A1.BIRTHDATE MONTH

I HAVE SOME QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR BACKGROUND. IN WHAT MONTH, DAY, AND YEAR WERE YOU BORN? MONTH: DAY: YEAR:
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E639

Born in the US?

WERE YOU BORN IN THE UNITED STATES?
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E640M

A2A. REGION - US BORN

A2A. IN WHAT STATE WERE YOU BORN?
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If Born in the US? != 1 »
 
   
 
E644M

A2B. REGION - NON-US BORN

A2B. IN WHAT COUNTRY WERE YOU BORN?
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E645

A2C.ARRIVE US

A2C. IN ABOUT WHAT YEAR DID YOU COME TO THE UNITED STATES? YEAR: OR YEARS AGO: OR AT AGE:
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E649

A3.R EDUCATION

A3. WHAT IS THE HIGHEST GRADE OF SCHOOL OR YEAR OF COLLEGE YOU COMPLETED?
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If A3.R EDUCATION < 13 and A3.R EDUCATION > 17 »
 
   
 
E649F

A3. PAST WAVE MERGE FLAG - R EDUC

A3. PAST WAVE MERGE FLAG - R EDUC
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If (E649 <17 and E649 >13) or A3.R EDUCATION != 0-12 and A3.R EDUCATION != 98 and A3.R EDUCATION != 99 »
 
   
 
E651

A3B.R COLLEGE

A3B. (DID YOU GET A COLLEGE DEGREE?)
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E652M

A3C.R HIGH DEGREE - MASKED

A3C. (WHAT IS THE HIGHEST DEGREE YOU HAVE EARNED?)
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E654

A4.MOTHER EDUC

A4. DID YOUR MOTHER ATTEND 8 YEARS OR MORE OF SCHOOL?
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E655

A5.FATHER EDUC

A5. DID YOUR FATHER ATTEND 8 YEARS OR MORE OF SCHOOL?
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E664

A7.HISPANIC

A7. DO YOU CONSIDER YOURSELF HISPANIC OR LATINO?
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E665M1M

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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E667M

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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E668

A9.# CHILDREN EVER

A9. IF Q370 IS (1) I NEED TO CLARIFY SOME ASPECTS OF FAMILY HISTORY. 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.
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If A9.# CHILDREN EVER != 0 and A9.# CHILDREN EVER != 98 and A9.# CHILDREN EVER != 99 »
 
   
 
E669

A9A.NUMBER OF LIVING CHILDREN

A9A. IF Q668 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?
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If R WAS NOT INTERVIEWED AT WAVE 1 and THERE IS NO NEW SPOUSE (OR "REFUSED" SPOUSE) »
 
   
 
E670

A10.MILITARY

A10. HAVE YOU EVER SERVED IN THE ACTIVE MILITARY OF THE UNITED STATES?
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E671

A10A. YEARS MILITARY START

A10A. DURING WHAT YEARS WERE YOU IN ACTIVE SERVICE? FROM: TO:
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E673

A10C.MILITARY DISABILITY

A10C. DO YOU HAVE A DISABILITY CONNECTED WITH MILITARY SERVICE?
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E674

A21.R MARITAL

A21.R MARITAL
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If R WAS NOT INTERVIEWED AT WAVE 1 and THERE IS NO NEW SPOUSE (OR "REFUSED" SPOUSE) »
 
   
 
If R IS NOT MARRIED »
 
     
   
E676

A21.L-EVER MARRIED

A21. HAVE YOU EVER BEEN MARRIED?
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E677

A21A.# MARRIAGES

A21A. ALTOGETHER, HOW MANY TIMES HAVE YOU BEEN MARRIED (INCLUDING YOUR CURRENT MARRIAGE/...)?
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E678

A22.FIRST MAR-YR BEGIN

A22. IN WHAT YEAR DID YOU (FIRST) MARRY?
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If E678 <1992 »
 
     
   
E679

A22A.FIRST MAR-MO BEGIN

A22A. IN WHAT MONTH WAS THAT?
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If E678 >1992 or E677 != 1 »
 
     
   
E680

A22B.FIRST MAR-END DIV/WID

A22B. DID THAT MARRIAGE END IN DIVORCE OR WERE YOU WIDOWED?
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E681

A22C.FIRST MAR-YRS MARRIED

A22C. ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS DID THAT MARRIAGE LAST?
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If A21A.# MARRIAGES != 1 »
 
       
     
E682

A23.RECENT MAR-YR BEGIN

A23. IN WHAT YEAR DID YOU MARRY MOST RECENTLY?
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If A23.RECENT MAR-YR BEGIN > 1992 »
 
         
       
E683

A23A.RECENT MAR-MO BEGIN

A23A. IN WHAT MONTH WAS THAT?
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If E683 <1992 or R IS NOT MARRIED »
 
         
       
E684

A23B.RECENT MAR-END DIV/WID

A23B. DID THAT MARRIAGE END IN DIVORCE OR WERE YOU WIDOWED?
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E684

A23B.RECENT MAR-END DIV/WID

A23B. DID THAT MARRIAGE END IN DIVORCE OR WERE YOU WIDOWED?
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If CS26 = 1 »
 
   
 
E697

A25.MO MOVE TO MAIN RESID

A25. IN WHAT MONTH AND YEAR DID YOU MOVE TO YOUR CURRENT HOME IN [Q439-CS36. ASSIGN MAIN RESIDENCE]? MONTH: YEAR:
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E698

A25AA.YEAR MOVE TO MAIN RESID

A25AA.YEAR MOVE TO MAIN RESID
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If A25.MO MOVE TO MAIN RESID < 1993 and E697 >1996 »
 
     
   
E702M1

A25A-1. WHY MOVE-1

A25A. WHAT WERE YOUR REASONS FOR MOVING TO (YOUR PRESENT HOME IN) [Q439- CS36. ASSIGN MAIN RESIDENCE]? CHOOSE ALL THAT APPLY
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If E697 <1996 and E697 >1993 or MAIN RESIDENCE IS includes THE SAME AREA AS A RESIDENCE includes PRIOR WAVE »
 
     
   
E709

A26A.HAVE YOU ALWAYS LIVED AT RES

A26A. HAVE YOU ALWAYS LIVED IN OR AROUND [Q439-CS36. ASSIGN MAIN RESIDENCE] ?
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E710

A26B. LIVE GEN AREA BEFORE

A26B. BEFORE YOU MOVED TO [Q439-CS36. ASSIGN MAIN RESIDENCE] IN [Q697- A25.MO MOVE TO MAIN RESID] [Q698-A25AA.YEAR MOVE TO MAIN RESID] HAD YOU EVER LIVED THERE BEFORE?
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E711

A26C.YEARS LIVED MAIN HU AREA

A26C. IF Q240 IS (1) AND Q420 IS (NE 1) ALTOGETHER, ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS DID YOU LIVE IN OR AROUND (Q35-HH1 1ST ADDRESS CITY/Q76-HH2 1ST ADDRESS CITY)? ELSE ALTOGETHER, ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS (HAVE YOU LIVED/DID YOU LIVE) IN OR AROUND [Q439-CS36. ASSIGN MAIN RESIDENCE]?
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If A26C.YEARS LIVED MAIN HU AREA != 96 and A26C.YEARS LIVED MAIN HU AREA != 1 »
 
   
 
E715M

A27. REGION WHERE LIVE WHEN IN SCH-MASKE

A27. IN WHAT STATE OR COUNTRY DID YOU LIVE MOST OF THE TIME YOU WERE (IN GRADE SCHOOL/IN HIGH SCHOOL/ABOUT AGE 10)?
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E718

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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If R WAS NOT INTERVIEWED AT WAVE 1 or THERE IS NEW SPOUSE (OR "REFUSED" SPOUSE) »
 
   
 
E732

A36.R RELIGIOUS PREF

A36. WHAT IS YOUR RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE; IS IT PROTESTANT, CATHOLIC, JEWISH, SOME OTHER RELIGION, OR DO YOU HAVE NO PREFERENCE?
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E733

A36A. DENOMINATION

A36A. DENOMINATION
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E735

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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E738

A37.ENGLISH FIRST LANGUAGE

A37. IS ENGLISH THE LANGUAGE YOU USUALLY SPEAK AT HOME?
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If R IS NOT A NEW or REFUSED RESPONDENT »
 
   
 
E739

A40.POST W1 MARRIAGE START

A40. I HAVE A FEW ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS ABOUT MARITAL CHANGES THAT MAY SOUND REPETITIVE. BECAUSE MARRIAGES END OR BEGIN FREQUENTLY THESE DAYS AND BECAUSE SUCH CHANGES ARE IMPORTANT, THE STUDY IS TRYING NOT TO MISS ANY MARITAL CHANGES. DID YOU HAVE A MARRIAGE START AFTER PREVIOUS WAVE INTERVIEW MONTH- YEAR?
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E741

A40A.POST W1 MARRIAGE MO

A40A. IN WHAT MONTH AND YEAR WERE YOU MARRIED? MONTH: YEAR:
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E746

A41.POST W1 DIV/SWIDOWED

A41. DID YOU DIVORCE OR BECOME WIDOWED SINCE (PREVIOUS WAVE INTERVIEW MONTH- YEAR)?
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E747

A41A.POST W1 DIV/WIDOW MOR

A41A. IN WHAT MONTH AND YEAR DID YOU (DIVORCE/BECOME WIDOWED)? MONTH: YEAR:
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E750

A42.FIRST MARRIAGE ENDED

A42. WE NEED TO FILL IN A GAP IN OUR RECORDS ABOUT YOUR MARITAL HISTORY. COULD YOU PLEASE TELL US THE FOLLOWING: DID YOUR FIRST MARRIAGE END IN DIVORCE, WERE YOU WIDOWED, OR ARE YOU STILL MARRIED?
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E751

A42.ASSIST SEC A

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