F. Employment of Respondent

This module is about work. Contents include work status, main job description (income and earnings, hours, benefits); pension and retirement plans; description of other work.

Start of F. Employment of Respondent
 
V2701

In what month and year did you become unemployed? -- MONTH

IN WHAT MONTH AND YEAR DID YOU BECOME UNEMPLOYED? -- MONTH
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V2702

Do you expect to go back to this job?

DO YOU EXPECT TO GO BACK TO THIS JOB?
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V2703

In what month and year did you last work on this job? -- MONTH

IN WHAT MONTH AND YEAR DID YOU LAST WORK ON THIS JOB? -- MONTH
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V2704

In what month and year did you become disabled? -- MONTH

IN WHAT MONTH AND YEAR DID YOU BECOME DISABLED? -- MONTH
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V2705

In what month and year did you retire? -- MONTH

IN WHAT MONTH AND YEAR DID YOU RETIRE? -- MONTH
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V2717

Are you doing any work for pay at the present time?

ARE YOU DOING ANY WORK FOR PAY AT THE PRESENT TIME?
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If Are you doing any work for pay at the present time? = 1 »
 
   
 
V2718

Next are some questions about your current, main job. Do you work for someone else, are you self- employed, or what? [NOTE: If R says,'I run my own business' check ''self-employed''.]'

NEXT ARE SOME QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR CURRENT, MAIN JOB. DO YOU WORK FOR SOMEONE ELSE, ARE YOU SELF- EMPLOYED, OR WHAT? [NOTE: IF R SAYS,'I RUN MY OWN BUSINESS' CHECK ''SELF-EMPLOYED''.]'
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If Next are some questions about your current, main job. Do you work for someone else, are you self- employed, or what? [NOTE: If R says,'I run my own business' check ''self-employed''.]' = 1 »
 
     
   
V2719

What kind of business or industry do you work in -- that is, what do they make or do at the place where you work? [NOTE: These data have been masked for confidentiality. The values in parentheses indicate the original U.S. Census codes, as found in the Master Codes section of the codebook.]

WHAT KIND OF BUSINESS OR INDUSTRY DO YOU WORK IN -- THAT IS, WHAT DO THEY MAKE OR DO AT THE PLACE WHERE YOU WORK? [NOTE: THESE DATA HAVE BEEN MASKED FOR CONFIDENTIALITY. THE VALUES IN PARENTHESES INDICATE THE ORIGINAL U.S. CENSUS CODES, AS FOUND IN THE MASTER CODES SECTION OF THE CODEBOOK.]
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V2719

What kind of business or industry do you work in -- that is, what do they make or do at the place where you work? [NOTE: These data have been masked for confidentiality. The values in parentheses indicate the original U.S. Census codes, as found in the Master Codes section of the codebook.]

WHAT KIND OF BUSINESS OR INDUSTRY DO YOU WORK IN -- THAT IS, WHAT DO THEY MAKE OR DO AT THE PLACE WHERE YOU WORK? [NOTE: THESE DATA HAVE BEEN MASKED FOR CONFIDENTIALITY. THE VALUES IN PARENTHESES INDICATE THE ORIGINAL U.S. CENSUS CODES, AS FOUND IN THE MASTER CODES SECTION OF THE CODEBOOK.]
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V2721

When did you start doing this kind of work?

WHEN DID YOU START DOING THIS KIND OF WORK?
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V2722

How many hours a week do you usually work on this job?

HOW MANY HOURS A WEEK DO YOU USUALLY WORK ON THIS JOB?
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V2723

Do you work this number of hours nearly every week, or do the hours you work vary a lot from week to week? [NOTE: If variation is due to seasonal work, read: These questions are about times when you are working (REPEAT F9)]

DO YOU WORK THIS NUMBER OF HOURS NEARLY EVERY WEEK, OR DO THE HOURS YOU WORK VARY A LOT FROM WEEK TO WEEK? [NOTE: IF VARIATION IS DUE TO SEASONAL WORK, READ: THESE QUESTIONS ARE ABOUT TIMES WHEN YOU ARE WORKING (REPEAT F9)]
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If Do you work this number of hours nearly every week, or do the hours you work vary a lot from week to week? [NOTE: If variation is due to seasonal work, read: These questions are about times when you are working (REPEAT F9)] = 2 »
 
       
     
V2724

How many hours would you work in a week with relatively long hours?

HOW MANY HOURS WOULD YOU WORK IN A WEEK WITH RELATIVELY LONG HOURS?
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V2725

How many hours in a relatively short week?

HOW MANY HOURS IN A RELATIVELY SHORT WEEK?
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V2726

[READ SLOWLY:] Counting paid vacations as weeks of work, how many weeks a year do you usually work on this job?

[READ SLOWLY:] COUNTING PAID VACATIONS AS WEEKS OF WORK, HOW MANY WEEKS A YEAR DO YOU USUALLY WORK ON THIS JOB?
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V2727

How many weeks of paid vacation do you get?

HOW MANY WEEKS OF PAID VACATION DO YOU GET?
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V2728

And how many days of paid sick leave are you allowed each year? [NOTE: Convert hours to days if necessary: 1 day = 8 hours] [NOTE: CAUTION: Be aware high numbers here (21-90) may indicate that R answered in terms of accrued or extended sick time rather than alloted.]00. None

AND HOW MANY DAYS OF PAID SICK LEAVE ARE YOU ALLOWED EACH YEAR? [NOTE: CONVERT HOURS TO DAYS IF NECESSARY: 1 DAY = 8 HOURS] [NOTE: CAUTION: BE AWARE HIGH NUMBERS HERE (21-90) MAY INDICATE THAT R ANSWERED IN TERMS OF ACCRUED OR EXTENDED SICK TIME RATHER THAN ALLOTED.]
00. NONE
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V2729

In the last 12 months, did you miss any days from work because of your health?

IN THE LAST 12 MONTHS, DID YOU MISS ANY DAYS FROM WORK BECAUSE OF YOUR HEALTH?
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If In the last 12 months, did you miss any days from work because of your health? = 1 »
 
       
     
V2730

About how many days did you miss?

ABOUT HOW MANY DAYS DID YOU MISS?
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V2731

Does your employer provide coverage for long-term disability on this job? [NOTE: Do not include if called 'worker's compensation.' Long-term disability coverage comes as part of a health insurance plan.]

DOES YOUR EMPLOYER PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR LONG-TERM DISABILITY ON THIS JOB? [NOTE: DO NOT INCLUDE IF CALLED 'WORKER'S COMPENSATION.' LONG-TERM DISABILITY COVERAGE COMES AS PART OF A HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN.]
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V2732

On your job, do you make decisions about the pay and promotion of others?

ON YOUR JOB, DO YOU MAKE DECISIONS ABOUT THE PAY AND PROMOTION OF OTHERS?
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If On your job, do you make decisions about the pay and promotion of others? = 1 »
 
       
     
V2733

For how many people do you make pay and promotion decisions?

FOR HOW MANY PEOPLE DO YOU MAKE PAY AND PROMOTION DECISIONS?
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V2734

Are you salaried on this job, paid by the hour, or what? Precoded in green by editors.10. Salaried (only) 14. Salaried & Commissions [Inap in V2739-V2742, V2746-V2750]15. Salaried & Bonus 16. Salaried & Tips 19. Salaried & Other 20. Hourly (only) [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2743-V2750]21. Hourly (only) edited from multiple rates (differential for time of day or week) [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2743-V2750]23. Hourly & Piecework [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2746-V2750]24. Hourly & Commissions [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2746-V2750]26. Hourly & Tips [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2743-V2745]29. Hourly & Other [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2743-V2745]30. Piecework/commission (only)--NA which [Inap in V2735-V2742, V2746-V2750]31. Piecework (only) [Inap in V2735-V2742, V2746-V2750]32. Commissions (only) [Inap in V2735-V2742, V2746-V2750]70. OTHER (only)--not recodeable after edit 71. Bonuses (only) 72. Tips (only) 81. Salaried, commissions and other 84. Hourly, piecework and other 96. Unpaid work (X96 box checked at F16m) 97. Other combinations [NOTE: Make Card]

ARE YOU SALARIED ON THIS JOB, PAID BY THE HOUR, OR WHAT? PRECODED IN GREEN BY EDITORS.
10. SALARIED (ONLY)
14. SALARIED & COMMISSIONS [INAP IN V2739-V2742, V2746-V2750]
15. SALARIED & BONUS
16. SALARIED & TIPS
19. SALARIED & OTHER
20. HOURLY (ONLY) [INAP IN V2735-V2738, V2743-V2750]
21. HOURLY (ONLY) EDITED FROM MULTIPLE RATES (DIFFERENTIAL FOR TIME OF DAY OR WEEK) [INAP IN V2735-V2738, V2743-V2750]
23. HOURLY & PIECEWORK [INAP IN V2735-V2738, V2746-V2750]
24. HOURLY & COMMISSIONS [INAP IN V2735-V2738, V2746-V2750]
26. HOURLY & TIPS [INAP IN V2735-V2738, V2743-V2745]
29. HOURLY & OTHER [INAP IN V2735-V2738, V2743-V2745]
30. PIECEWORK/COMMISSION (ONLY)--NA WHICH [INAP IN V2735-V2742, V2746-V2750]
31. PIECEWORK (ONLY) [INAP IN V2735-V2742, V2746-V2750]
32. COMMISSIONS (ONLY) [INAP IN V2735-V2742, V2746-V2750]
70. OTHER (ONLY)--NOT RECODEABLE AFTER EDIT
71. BONUSES (ONLY)
72. TIPS (ONLY)
81. SALARIED, COMMISSIONS AND OTHER
84. HOURLY, PIECEWORK AND OTHER
96. UNPAID WORK (X96 BOX CHECKED AT F16M)
97. OTHER COMBINATIONS [NOTE: MAKE CARD]
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If Are you salaried on this job, paid by the hour, or what? Precoded in green by editors.10. Salaried (only) 14. Salaried & Commissions [Inap in V2739-V2742, V2746-V2750]15. Salaried & Bonus 16. Salaried & Tips 19. Salaried & Other 20. Hourly (only) [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2743-V2750]21. Hourly (only) edited from multiple rates (differential for time of day or week) [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2743-V2750]23. Hourly & Piecework [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2746-V2750]24. Hourly & Commissions [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2746-V2750]26. Hourly & Tips [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2743-V2745]29. Hourly & Other [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2743-V2745]30. Piecework/commission (only)--NA which [Inap in V2735-V2742, V2746-V2750]31. Piecework (only) [Inap in V2735-V2742, V2746-V2750]32. Commissions (only) [Inap in V2735-V2742, V2746-V2750]70. OTHER (only)--not recodeable after edit 71. Bonuses (only) 72. Tips (only) 81. Salaried, commissions and other 84. Hourly, piecework and other 96. Unpaid work (X96 box checked at F16m) 97. Other combinations [NOTE: Make Card] = 1 »
 
       
     
V2735

How much is your salary, before taxes and other deductions?--AMOUNT

HOW MUCH IS YOUR SALARY, BEFORE TAXES AND OTHER DEDUCTIONS?--AMOUNT
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V2737

If you were to work more hours than usual during some week, would you get paid for those extra hours, get time off later, or get no compensation for the extra hours?

IF YOU WERE TO WORK MORE HOURS THAN USUAL DURING SOME WEEK, WOULD YOU GET PAID FOR THOSE EXTRA HOURS, GET TIME OFF LATER, OR GET NO COMPENSATION FOR THE EXTRA HOURS?
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If If you were to work more hours than usual during some week, would you get paid for those extra hours, get time off later, or get no compensation for the extra hours? = 1 »
 
         
       
V2738

About how much would you make per hour for those extra hours? [NOTE: dollars and cents per hour (001.00-500.00).]

ABOUT HOW MUCH WOULD YOU MAKE PER HOUR FOR THOSE EXTRA HOURS? [NOTE: DOLLARS AND CENTS PER HOUR (001.00-500.00).]
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Else If Are you salaried on this job, paid by the hour, or what? Precoded in green by editors.10. Salaried (only) 14. Salaried & Commissions [Inap in V2739-V2742, V2746-V2750]15. Salaried & Bonus 16. Salaried & Tips 19. Salaried & Other 20. Hourly (only) [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2743-V2750]21. Hourly (only) edited from multiple rates (differential for time of day or week) [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2743-V2750]23. Hourly & Piecework [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2746-V2750]24. Hourly & Commissions [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2746-V2750]26. Hourly & Tips [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2743-V2745]29. Hourly & Other [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2743-V2745]30. Piecework/commission (only)--NA which [Inap in V2735-V2742, V2746-V2750]31. Piecework (only) [Inap in V2735-V2742, V2746-V2750]32. Commissions (only) [Inap in V2735-V2742, V2746-V2750]70. OTHER (only)--not recodeable after edit 71. Bonuses (only) 72. Tips (only) 81. Salaried, commissions and other 84. Hourly, piecework and other 96. Unpaid work (X96 box checked at F16m) 97. Other combinations [NOTE: Make Card] = 2 »
 
       
     
V2739

What is your hourly wage rate for regular work time? [NOTE: dollars and cents per hour (001.00-500.00).]

WHAT IS YOUR HOURLY WAGE RATE FOR REGULAR WORK TIME? [NOTE: DOLLARS AND CENTS PER HOUR (001.00-500.00).]
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V2740

What is your hourly wage rate for overtime? [NOTE: dollars and cents per hour (001.00-500.00).]

WHAT IS YOUR HOURLY WAGE RATE FOR OVERTIME? [NOTE: DOLLARS AND CENTS PER HOUR (001.00-500.00).]
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V2741

During the last year, in how many weeks did you work some overtime?

DURING THE LAST YEAR, IN HOW MANY WEEKS DID YOU WORK SOME OVERTIME?
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V2742

Are you required to work overtime, or it is pretty much up to you?

ARE YOU REQUIRED TO WORK OVERTIME, OR IT IS PRETTY MUCH UP TO YOU?
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Else If Are you salaried on this job, paid by the hour, or what? Precoded in green by editors.10. Salaried (only) 14. Salaried & Commissions [Inap in V2739-V2742, V2746-V2750]15. Salaried & Bonus 16. Salaried & Tips 19. Salaried & Other 20. Hourly (only) [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2743-V2750]21. Hourly (only) edited from multiple rates (differential for time of day or week) [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2743-V2750]23. Hourly & Piecework [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2746-V2750]24. Hourly & Commissions [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2746-V2750]26. Hourly & Tips [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2743-V2745]29. Hourly & Other [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2743-V2745]30. Piecework/commission (only)--NA which [Inap in V2735-V2742, V2746-V2750]31. Piecework (only) [Inap in V2735-V2742, V2746-V2750]32. Commissions (only) [Inap in V2735-V2742, V2746-V2750]70. OTHER (only)--not recodeable after edit 71. Bonuses (only) 72. Tips (only) 81. Salaried, commissions and other 84. Hourly, piecework and other 96. Unpaid work (X96 box checked at F16m) 97. Other combinations [NOTE: Make Card] = 3 »
 
       
     
V2743

What does that amount to, before taxes and other deductions, in an average week or month?--AMOUNT

WHAT DOES THAT AMOUNT TO, BEFORE TAXES AND OTHER DEDUCTIONS, IN AN AVERAGE WEEK OR MONTH?--AMOUNT
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Else If Are you salaried on this job, paid by the hour, or what? Precoded in green by editors.10. Salaried (only) 14. Salaried & Commissions [Inap in V2739-V2742, V2746-V2750]15. Salaried & Bonus 16. Salaried & Tips 19. Salaried & Other 20. Hourly (only) [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2743-V2750]21. Hourly (only) edited from multiple rates (differential for time of day or week) [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2743-V2750]23. Hourly & Piecework [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2746-V2750]24. Hourly & Commissions [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2746-V2750]26. Hourly & Tips [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2743-V2745]29. Hourly & Other [Inap in V2735-V2738, V2743-V2745]30. Piecework/commission (only)--NA which [Inap in V2735-V2742, V2746-V2750]31. Piecework (only) [Inap in V2735-V2742, V2746-V2750]32. Commissions (only) [Inap in V2735-V2742, V2746-V2750]70. OTHER (only)--not recodeable after edit 71. Bonuses (only) 72. Tips (only) 81. Salaried, commissions and other 84. Hourly, piecework and other 96. Unpaid work (X96 box checked at F16m) 97. Other combinations [NOTE: Make Card] = 7 »
 
       
     
V2746

(How are you paid?)

(HOW ARE YOU PAID?)
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V2748

How much are you paid before taxes and other deductions? --AMOUNT [NOTE: Assume amount here is coded to 2 decimal points (cents) when the next (PER) variable = ' 1. Hourly'.] 0 000 000. Unpaid worker

HOW MUCH ARE YOU PAID BEFORE TAXES AND OTHER DEDUCTIONS? --AMOUNT [NOTE: ASSUME AMOUNT HERE IS CODED TO 2 DECIMAL POINTS (CENTS) WHEN THE NEXT (PER) VARIABLE = ' 1. HOURLY'.] 0 000 000. UNPAID WORKER
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V2750

If you worked an extra hour, how much would you earn for that hour?

IF YOU WORKED AN EXTRA HOUR, HOW MUCH WOULD YOU EARN FOR THAT HOUR?
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V2801

(Not counting overtime hours,) Could you reduce the number of hours in your regular work schedule?

(NOT COUNTING OVERTIME HOURS,) COULD YOU REDUCE THE NUMBER OF HOURS IN YOUR REGULAR WORK SCHEDULE?
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If (Not counting overtime hours,) Could you reduce the number of hours in your regular work schedule? = 5 or (Not counting overtime hours,) Could you reduce the number of hours in your regular work schedule? = 8 »
 
       
     
V2802

Would you like to do so even if your earnings were reduced in the same proportion?

WOULD YOU LIKE TO DO SO EVEN IF YOUR EARNINGS WERE REDUCED IN THE SAME PROPORTION?
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If Would you like to do so even if your earnings were reduced in the same proportion? = 1 »
 
         
       
V2803

How many hours would you like to work each week?

HOW MANY HOURS WOULD YOU LIKE TO WORK EACH WEEK?
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V2804

INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT (SEE BOTTOM OF P.67, F8)

INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT (SEE BOTTOM OF P.67, F8)
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V2804

INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT (SEE BOTTOM OF P.67, F8)

INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT (SEE BOTTOM OF P.67, F8)
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If If you wanted to work half time or less on this job, would your employer allow you to do that? = 1 »
 
         
       
V2806

Would your pay be cut in proportion to your hours, more than that, or less than that?

WOULD YOUR PAY BE CUT IN PROPORTION TO YOUR HOURS, MORE THAN THAT, OR LESS THAN THAT?
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V2807

Would your health insurance benefits be reduced, eliminated, or kept the same?

WOULD YOUR HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS BE REDUCED, ELIMINATED, OR KEPT THE SAME?
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V2808

Would your eligibility for pension benefits be affected?

WOULD YOUR ELIGIBILITY FOR PENSION BENEFITS BE AFFECTED?
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V2809

Could you increase the number of hours in your regular work schedule?

COULD YOU INCREASE THE NUMBER OF HOURS IN YOUR REGULAR WORK SCHEDULE?
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If Could you increase the number of hours in your regular work schedule? = 5 or Could you increase the number of hours in your regular work schedule? = 8 »
 
       
     
V2810

Would you like to do so if your earnings were increased in the same proportion?

WOULD YOU LIKE TO DO SO IF YOUR EARNINGS WERE INCREASED IN THE SAME PROPORTION?
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V2811

How many hours would you like to work each week?

HOW MANY HOURS WOULD YOU LIKE TO WORK EACH WEEK?
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V2812

About how many employees work for this company or organization at the location where you work?

ABOUT HOW MANY EMPLOYEES WORK FOR THIS COMPANY OR ORGANIZATION AT THE LOCATION WHERE YOU WORK?
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If About how many employees work for this company or organization at the location where you work? = 998 »
 
       
     
V2813

Is it fewer than 5, 5 to 14, 15 to 24, 25 to 99, 100 to 499, or 500 or more?

IS IT FEWER THAN 5, 5 TO 14, 15 TO 24, 25 TO 99, 100 TO 499, OR 500 OR MORE?
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V2814

About how many employees work for this company or organization at all locations?

ABOUT HOW MANY EMPLOYEES WORK FOR THIS COMPANY OR ORGANIZATION AT ALL LOCATIONS?
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If About how many employees work for this company or organization at all locations? = 998 »
 
       
     
V2815

Is it fewer than 5, 5 to 14, 15 to 24, 25 to 99, 100 to 499, or 500 or more?

IS IT FEWER THAN 5, 5 TO 14, 15 TO 24, 25 TO 99, 100 TO 499, OR 500 OR MORE?
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V2816

When did you start working for this employer? [IWER: If R worked more than once for this employer, ask about first hire.]

WHEN DID YOU START WORKING FOR THIS EMPLOYER? [IWER: IF R WORKED MORE THAN ONCE FOR THIS EMPLOYER, ASK ABOUT FIRST HIRE.]
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V2817

What was your starting pay, before taxes and other deductions?--AMOUNT (Is that per hour, week, month, or year?) [NOTE: Assume amount here is coded to 2 decimal places (cents) when the next (PER) var = ' 1. Hour'.] 0 000 000. Nothing

WHAT WAS YOUR STARTING PAY, BEFORE TAXES AND OTHER DEDUCTIONS?--AMOUNT (IS THAT PER HOUR, WEEK, MONTH, OR YEAR?) [NOTE: ASSUME AMOUNT HERE IS CODED TO 2 DECIMAL PLACES (CENTS) WHEN THE NEXT (PER) VAR = ' 1. HOUR'.] 0 000 000. NOTHING
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V2819

Are you covered by a union or employee-association contract?

ARE YOU COVERED BY A UNION OR EMPLOYEE-ASSOCIATION CONTRACT?
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V2901

Now I'd like to ask about pension or retirement plans on your job, sponsored by your employer or union. This includes not only basic pension or retirement plans, but also tax-deferred plans like thrift, savings, 401k, deferred profit-sharing, or stock ownership plans. Are you included in any such pension, retirement, or tax-deferred plan with this employer? [NOTE: If R mentions IRA or KEOGH plans, note in margin and say: 'We will ask about these later in the interview. Here, I just want to find out about other plans operated through your employer.']

NOW I'D LIKE TO ASK ABOUT PENSION OR RETIREMENT PLANS ON YOUR JOB, SPONSORED BY YOUR EMPLOYER OR UNION. THIS INCLUDES NOT ONLY BASIC PENSION OR RETIREMENT PLANS, BUT ALSO TAX-DEFERRED PLANS LIKE THRIFT, SAVINGS, 401K, DEFERRED PROFIT-SHARING, OR STOCK OWNERSHIP PLANS. ARE YOU INCLUDED IN ANY SUCH PENSION, RETIREMENT, OR TAX-DEFERRED PLAN WITH THIS EMPLOYER? [NOTE: IF R MENTIONS IRA OR KEOGH PLANS, NOTE IN MARGIN AND SAY: 'WE WILL ASK ABOUT THESE LATER IN THE INTERVIEW. HERE, I JUST WANT TO FIND OUT ABOUT OTHER PLANS OPERATED THROUGH YOUR EMPLOYER.']
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If Now I'd like to ask about pension or retirement plans on your job, sponsored by your employer or union. This includes not only basic pension or retirement plans, but also tax-deferred plans like thrift, savings, 401k, deferred profit-sharing, or stock ownership plans. Are you included in any such pension, retirement, or tax-deferred plan with this employer? [NOTE: If R mentions IRA or KEOGH plans, note in margin and say: 'We will ask about these later in the interview. Here, I just want to find out about other plans operated through your employer.'] = 5 »
 
       
     
V2902

Does your employer offer any such plans?

DOES YOUR EMPLOYER OFFER ANY SUCH PLANS?
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If Does your employer offer any such plans? = 1 »
 
         
       
V2903

Are you eligible to be included in any of these plans?

ARE YOU ELIGIBLE TO BE INCLUDED IN ANY OF THESE PLANS?
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If Are you eligible to be included in any of these plans? = 1 »
 
           
         
V2904

Does your employer make contributions to any such plans?

DOES YOUR EMPLOYER MAKE CONTRIBUTIONS TO ANY SUCH PLANS?
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V2905

Do you intend to participate in any such plan at some time in the future?

DO YOU INTEND TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY SUCH PLAN AT SOME TIME IN THE FUTURE?
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V2820

What industry do you work in? That is, what does your company do or make? (What industry do you typically work in?) [NOTE: These data have been masked for confidentiality. The values in parentheses indicate the original U.S. Census codes, as found in the Master Codes section of the codebook.]

WHAT INDUSTRY DO YOU WORK IN? THAT IS, WHAT DOES YOUR COMPANY DO OR MAKE? (WHAT INDUSTRY DO YOU TYPICALLY WORK IN?) [NOTE: THESE DATA HAVE BEEN MASKED FOR CONFIDENTIALITY. THE VALUES IN PARENTHESES INDICATE THE ORIGINAL U.S. CENSUS CODES, AS FOUND IN THE MASTER CODES SECTION OF THE CODEBOOK.]
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V2821

What sort of work do you do? (Tell me a little more about what you do.) [NOTE: These data have been masked for confidentiality. The values in parentheses indicate the original U.S. Census codes, as found in the Master Codes section of the codebook.]

WHAT SORT OF WORK DO YOU DO? (TELL ME A LITTLE MORE ABOUT WHAT YOU DO.) [NOTE: THESE DATA HAVE BEEN MASKED FOR CONFIDENTIALITY. THE VALUES IN PARENTHESES INDICATE THE ORIGINAL U.S. CENSUS CODES, AS FOUND IN THE MASTER CODES SECTION OF THE CODEBOOK.]
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V2822

How many hours a week do you usually work in this business?

HOW MANY HOURS A WEEK DO YOU USUALLY WORK IN THIS BUSINESS?
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V2823

[READ SLOWLY:] Counting paid vacations as weeks of work, how many weeks a year do you usually work?

[READ SLOWLY:] COUNTING PAID VACATIONS AS WEEKS OF WORK, HOW MANY WEEKS A YEAR DO YOU USUALLY WORK?
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V2824

Are you paid a regular salary or wages?

ARE YOU PAID A REGULAR SALARY OR WAGES?
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If Are you paid a regular salary or wages? = 1 »
 
       
     
V2825

How much are you paid before taxes and other deductions?--AMOUNT [NOTE: Assume amount here is coded to 2 decimal places (cents) when the next (PER) var = ' 1. Hour'.]

HOW MUCH ARE YOU PAID BEFORE TAXES AND OTHER DEDUCTIONS?--AMOUNT [NOTE: ASSUME AMOUNT HERE IS CODED TO 2 DECIMAL PLACES (CENTS) WHEN THE NEXT (PER) VAR = ' 1. HOUR'.]
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V2827

Do you receive some or all of the net earnings or profits?

DO YOU RECEIVE SOME OR ALL OF THE NET EARNINGS OR PROFITS?
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If Do you receive some or all of the net earnings or profits? = 1 »
 
       
     
V2828

(In addition to regular salary,) How much of the net earnings or profits are you entitled to?--AMOUNT [IF R HAS TROUBLE GIVING A DOLLAR FIGURE, ASK: What did you earn in 1991?] [NOTE: Assume amount here is coded to 2 decimal places (cents) when the next (PER) var = ' 1. Hour'.]

(IN ADDITION TO REGULAR SALARY,) HOW MUCH OF THE NET EARNINGS OR PROFITS ARE YOU ENTITLED TO?--AMOUNT [IF R HAS TROUBLE GIVING A DOLLAR FIGURE, ASK: WHAT DID YOU EARN IN 1991?] [NOTE: ASSUME AMOUNT HERE IS CODED TO 2 DECIMAL PLACES (CENTS) WHEN THE NEXT (PER) VAR = ' 1. HOUR'.]
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V2830

How many employees does this business have?

HOW MANY EMPLOYEES DOES THIS BUSINESS HAVE?
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V2831

[IF MARRIED] Does your (husband/wife/partner) do any work for the business?

[IF MARRIED] DOES YOUR (HUSBAND/WIFE/PARTNER) DO ANY WORK FOR THE BUSINESS?
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If [IF MARRIED] Does your (husband/wife/partner) do any work for the business? = 1 »
 
       
     
V2832

How many hours a week does (he/she) usually work for the business?

HOW MANY HOURS A WEEK DOES (HE/SHE) USUALLY WORK FOR THE BUSINESS?
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V2833

Is (he/she) paid a regular salary?

IS (HE/SHE) PAID A REGULAR SALARY?
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V2834

When did you start working at this business?

WHEN DID YOU START WORKING AT THIS BUSINESS?
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V2835

What were you earning when you started working at this business?--AMOUNT (Was that per hour, week, month, or year?) [NOTE: Assume amount here is coded to 2 decimal places (cents) when the next (PER) var = ' 1. Hour'.] 0 000 000. Nothing [Inap in V2836]

WHAT WERE YOU EARNING WHEN YOU STARTED WORKING AT THIS BUSINESS?--AMOUNT (WAS THAT PER HOUR, WEEK, MONTH, OR YEAR?) [NOTE: ASSUME AMOUNT HERE IS CODED TO 2 DECIMAL PLACES (CENTS) WHEN THE NEXT (PER) VAR = ' 1. HOUR'.] 0 000 000. NOTHING [INAP IN V2836]
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V2837

Are you covered on this job by a union or employee- association contract?

ARE YOU COVERED ON THIS JOB BY A UNION OR EMPLOYEE- ASSOCIATION CONTRACT?
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V2838

Aside from IRA or Keogh plans, are you included in any pension plans or tax-deferred savings plans through your work?

ASIDE FROM IRA OR KEOGH PLANS, ARE YOU INCLUDED IN ANY PENSION PLANS OR TAX-DEFERRED SAVINGS PLANS THROUGH YOUR WORK?
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If Now I'd like to ask about pension or retirement plans on your job, sponsored by your employer or union. This includes not only basic pension or retirement plans, but also tax-deferred plans like thrift, savings, 401k, deferred profit-sharing, or stock ownership plans. Are you included in any such pension, retirement, or tax-deferred plan with this employer? [NOTE: If R mentions IRA or KEOGH plans, note in margin and say: 'We will ask about these later in the interview. Here, I just want to find out about other plans operated through your employer.'] != 5 or Aside from IRA or Keogh plans, are you included in any pension plans or tax-deferred savings plans through your work? = 1 »
 
     
   
V2908

In how many different plans of this sort are you included on this job?

IN HOW MANY DIFFERENT PLANS OF THIS SORT ARE YOU INCLUDED ON THIS JOB?
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V2909

I would like to know what type of plan this is. (In some retirement plans, Type A, benefits are usually based on a formula involving age, years of service and salary. In other plans, Type B, money is accumulated in an account for you.) Is your (first/next) plan Type A or Type B? [NOTE: Definition: 401-K, 403-B, ESOP, SRA, Thrift/ Savings, and Stock/Profit sharing are all Type B retirement plans.]

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHAT TYPE OF PLAN THIS IS. (IN SOME RETIREMENT PLANS, TYPE A, BENEFITS ARE USUALLY BASED ON A FORMULA INVOLVING AGE, YEARS OF SERVICE AND SALARY. IN OTHER PLANS, TYPE B, MONEY IS ACCUMULATED IN AN ACCOUNT FOR YOU.) IS YOUR (FIRST/NEXT) PLAN TYPE A OR TYPE B? [NOTE: DEFINITION: 401-K, 403-B, ESOP, SRA, THRIFT/ SAVINGS, AND STOCK/PROFIT SHARING ARE ALL TYPE B RETIREMENT PLANS.]
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If I would like to know what type of plan this is. (In some retirement plans, Type A, benefits are usually based on a formula involving age, years of service and salary. In other plans, Type B, money is accumulated in an account for you.) Is your (first/next) plan Type A or Type B? [NOTE: Definition: 401-K, 403-B, ESOP, SRA, Thrift/ Savings, and Stock/Profit sharing are all Type B retirement plans.] != 2 »
 
       
     
If I would like to know what type of plan this is. (In some retirement plans, Type A, benefits are usually based on a formula involving age, years of service and salary. In other plans, Type B, money is accumulated in an account for you.) Is your (first/next) plan Type A or Type B? [NOTE: Definition: 401-K, 403-B, ESOP, SRA, Thrift/ Savings, and Stock/Profit sharing are all Type B retirement plans.] = 3 »
 
         
       
V2910

For that part of your plan where money is accumulated in an account, how much is in the account at present?

FOR THAT PART OF YOUR PLAN WHERE MONEY IS ACCUMULATED IN AN ACCOUNT, HOW MUCH IS IN THE ACCOUNT AT PRESENT?
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V2911

How much do you currently contribute (as a percent of your pay or amount of money per month or year)? [NOTE: Include contributions through salary deductions, union dues or other sources.] -- PERCENT

HOW MUCH DO YOU CURRENTLY CONTRIBUTE (AS A PERCENT OF YOUR PAY OR AMOUNT OF MONEY PER MONTH OR YEAR)? [NOTE: INCLUDE CONTRIBUTIONS THROUGH SALARY DEDUCTIONS, UNION DUES OR OTHER SOURCES.] -- PERCENT
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V2912

How much do you currently contribute (as a percent of your pay or amount of money per month or year)? [NOTE: Include contributions through salary deductions, union dues or other sources.] -- DOLLARS

HOW MUCH DO YOU CURRENTLY CONTRIBUTE (AS A PERCENT OF YOUR PAY OR AMOUNT OF MONEY PER MONTH OR YEAR)? [NOTE: INCLUDE CONTRIBUTIONS THROUGH SALARY DEDUCTIONS, UNION DUES OR OTHER SOURCES.] -- DOLLARS
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V2913

How much do you currently contribute?--PER

HOW MUCH DO YOU CURRENTLY CONTRIBUTE?--PER
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V2916

About how much do you expect your benefits to be? (As a percent of your pay at retirement, or as an amount per month or year?) -- PERCENT

ABOUT HOW MUCH DO YOU EXPECT YOUR BENEFITS TO BE? (AS A PERCENT OF YOUR PAY AT RETIREMENT, OR AS AN AMOUNT PER MONTH OR YEAR?) -- PERCENT
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V2919

What is the earliest age at which you would be eligible to receive full or unreduced pension benefits from this job?

WHAT IS THE EARLIEST AGE AT WHICH YOU WOULD BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE FULL OR UNREDUCED PENSION BENEFITS FROM THIS JOB?
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V2920

How much would these full or unreduced benefits be (as a percentage of your pay at retirement or amount of dollars per month or year)? -- PERCENT

HOW MUCH WOULD THESE FULL OR UNREDUCED BENEFITS BE (AS A PERCENTAGE OF YOUR PAY AT RETIREMENT OR AMOUNT OF DOLLARS PER MONTH OR YEAR)? -- PERCENT
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V2923

If you work with this employer until (AGE AT F45), how much do you expect your pay to be? [Assume amount here is coded to 2 decimal places (cents) when the next (PER) var = ' 1. Hour.']

IF YOU WORK WITH THIS EMPLOYER UNTIL (AGE AT F45), HOW MUCH DO YOU EXPECT YOUR PAY TO BE? [ASSUME AMOUNT HERE IS CODED TO 2 DECIMAL PLACES (CENTS) WHEN THE NEXT (PER) VAR = ' 1. HOUR.']
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V2925

What is the earliest age at which you could leave this employer and start to receive pension benefits?

WHAT IS THE EARLIEST AGE AT WHICH YOU COULD LEAVE THIS EMPLOYER AND START TO RECEIVE PENSION BENEFITS?
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V2926

INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT

INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT
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V2927

By how much would your pension be reduced from full benefits if you left this job at (AGE IN F48)? -- PERCENT

BY HOW MUCH WOULD YOUR PENSION BE REDUCED FROM FULL BENEFITS IF YOU LEFT THIS JOB AT (AGE IN F48)? -- PERCENT
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V2929

Does the amount of your pension depend on Social Security benefits, in that when you start receiving Social Security benefits your pension benefits will be reduced

DOES THE AMOUNT OF YOUR PENSION DEPEND ON SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS, IN THAT WHEN YOU START RECEIVING SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS YOUR PENSION BENEFITS WILL BE REDUCED
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If Does the amount of your pension depend on Social Security benefits, in that when you start receiving Social Security benefits your pension benefits will be reduced = 1 »
 
         
       
V2930

When will this change take place: automatically at age 62, automatically at age 65, when you start receiving Social Security benefits, or at some other time?

WHEN WILL THIS CHANGE TAKE PLACE: AUTOMATICALLY AT AGE 62, AUTOMATICALLY AT AGE 65, WHEN YOU START RECEIVING SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS, OR AT SOME OTHER TIME?
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V2931

Rather than regular retirement benefits, could you choose to receive a lump-sum settlement from this plan when you retire

RATHER THAN REGULAR RETIREMENT BENEFITS, COULD YOU CHOOSE TO RECEIVE A LUMP-SUM SETTLEMENT FROM THIS PLAN WHEN YOU RETIRE
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V2932

(Could you tell me a little more about this plan?) Is it a thrift or savings plan, a 401K, a Supplemental Retirement Account, a profit-sharing plan, a stock purchase plan or what

(COULD YOU TELL ME A LITTLE MORE ABOUT THIS PLAN?) IS IT A THRIFT OR SAVINGS PLAN, A 401K, A SUPPLEMENTAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNT, A PROFIT-SHARING PLAN, A STOCK PURCHASE PLAN OR WHAT
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Else
 
       
     
V2932

(Could you tell me a little more about this plan?) Is it a thrift or savings plan, a 401K, a Supplemental Retirement Account, a profit-sharing plan, a stock purchase plan or what

(COULD YOU TELL ME A LITTLE MORE ABOUT THIS PLAN?) IS IT A THRIFT OR SAVINGS PLAN, A 401K, A SUPPLEMENTAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNT, A PROFIT-SHARING PLAN, A STOCK PURCHASE PLAN OR WHAT
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V2933

For how many years altogether have you been included in this plan? [INCLUDE YEARS WITH OTHER EMPLOYERS, IF SAME PLAN.]

FOR HOW MANY YEARS ALTOGETHER HAVE YOU BEEN INCLUDED IN THIS PLAN? [INCLUDE YEARS WITH OTHER EMPLOYERS, IF SAME PLAN.]
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V2934

How much does (your employer/the business) contribute (as a percent of your pay or amount of money per month or year)? -- PERCENT [NOTE: If F56 says 'All' or '100%' and F57 says 'nothing', F56=NA.]

HOW MUCH DOES (YOUR EMPLOYER/THE BUSINESS) CONTRIBUTE (AS A PERCENT OF YOUR PAY OR AMOUNT OF MONEY PER MONTH OR YEAR)? -- PERCENT [NOTE: IF F56 SAYS 'ALL' OR '100%' AND F57 SAYS 'NOTHING', F56=NA.]
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V2937

How much do you currently contribute (as a percent of your pay or amount of money per month or year)? -- PERCENT

HOW MUCH DO YOU CURRENTLY CONTRIBUTE (AS A PERCENT OF YOUR PAY OR AMOUNT OF MONEY PER MONTH OR YEAR)? -- PERCENT
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V2940

How much money is in your account at present?

HOW MUCH MONEY IS IN YOUR ACCOUNT AT PRESENT?
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V2941

Are you able to choose how the money in your account is invested

ARE YOU ABLE TO CHOOSE HOW THE MONEY IN YOUR ACCOUNT IS INVESTED
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If (Could you tell me a little more about this plan?) Is it a thrift or savings plan, a 401K, a Supplemental Retirement Account, a profit-sharing plan, a stock purchase plan or what = 1 »
 
         
       
V2940

How much money is in your account at present?

HOW MUCH MONEY IS IN YOUR ACCOUNT AT PRESENT?
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V2943
       
     
V2944
       
     
If (Could you tell me a little more about this plan?) Is it a thrift or savings plan, a 401K, a Supplemental Retirement Account, a profit-sharing plan, a stock purchase plan or what = 1 »
 
         
       
V2945
         
     
V2946
       
     
V2947
       
 
V3201

Counting high school graduation as 12 years, about how many years of school would you say are needed to do your job reasonably well?00. None

COUNTING HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION AS 12 YEARS, ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS OF SCHOOL WOULD YOU SAY ARE NEEDED TO DO YOUR JOB REASONABLY WELL?
00. NONE
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V3202

For someone with this much formal schooling, about how much experience do you think it would take to become good at your job? -- # [NOTE: If R answers F66a in # of DAYS, convert to HOURS (8hrs = 1 day). So '2-3 days' = 2.5 days = 20 hrs.]

FOR SOMEONE WITH THIS MUCH FORMAL SCHOOLING, ABOUT HOW MUCH EXPERIENCE DO YOU THINK IT WOULD TAKE TO BECOME GOOD AT YOUR JOB? -- # [NOTE: IF R ANSWERS F66A IN # OF DAYS, CONVERT TO HOURS (8HRS = 1 DAY). SO '2-3 DAYS' = 2.5 DAYS = 20 HRS.]
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V3204

INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT SEE P.67, F3

INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT SEE P.67, F3
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If INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT SEE P.67, F3 = 1 »
 
     
   
V3205

Sometimes people are permanently laid off from jobs that they want to keep. On a scale from 0 to 10 where 0 equals absolutely no chance and 10 equals absolutely certain, how likely is it that you will lose your job during the next year

SOMETIMES PEOPLE ARE PERMANENTLY LAID OFF FROM JOBS THAT THEY WANT TO KEEP. ON A SCALE FROM 0 TO 10 WHERE 0 EQUALS ABSOLUTELY NO CHANCE AND 10 EQUALS ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN, HOW LIKELY IS IT THAT YOU WILL LOSE YOUR JOB DURING THE NEXT YEAR
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V3206

Suppose you were to lose your job this month. What do you think are the chances that you could find an equally good job in the same line of work within the next few months

SUPPOSE YOU WERE TO LOSE YOUR JOB THIS MONTH. WHAT DO YOU THINK ARE THE CHANCES THAT YOU COULD FIND AN EQUALLY GOOD JOB IN THE SAME LINE OF WORK WITHIN THE NEXT FEW MONTHS
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V3207

(Not using the booklet,) If your employer offered you a choice of moving to a different state with the same pay and responsibility or being laid off, which would you probably do?

(NOT USING THE BOOKLET,) IF YOUR EMPLOYER OFFERED YOU A CHOICE OF MOVING TO A DIFFERENT STATE WITH THE SAME PAY AND RESPONSIBILITY OR BEING LAID OFF, WHICH WOULD YOU PROBABLY DO?
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V3208

Looking again at the top of page 5...Thinking about work generally and not just your present job, what do you think are the chances that you will be working full-time after you reach age 62

LOOKING AGAIN AT THE TOP OF PAGE 5...THINKING ABOUT WORK GENERALLY AND NOT JUST YOUR PRESENT JOB, WHAT DO YOU THINK ARE THE CHANCES THAT YOU WILL BE WORKING FULL-TIME AFTER YOU REACH AGE 62
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V3209

And what about the chances that you will be working full-time after you reach age 65

AND WHAT ABOUT THE CHANCES THAT YOU WILL BE WORKING FULL-TIME AFTER YOU REACH AGE 65
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V3210

What about the chances that your health will limit your work activity during the next 10 years

WHAT ABOUT THE CHANCES THAT YOUR HEALTH WILL LIMIT YOUR WORK ACTIVITY DURING THE NEXT 10 YEARS
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V3211

(Not using the booklet,) Over the next several years, do you expect your earnings, adjusted for inflation, to go up, stay about the same, or go down?

(NOT USING THE BOOKLET,) OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL YEARS, DO YOU EXPECT YOUR EARNINGS, ADJUSTED FOR INFLATION, TO GO UP, STAY ABOUT THE SAME, OR GO DOWN?
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V3212

Over the last 10 years, since 1982, have you ever been on temporary layoff, or unemployed and looking for work?

OVER THE LAST 10 YEARS, SINCE 1982, HAVE YOU EVER BEEN ON TEMPORARY LAYOFF, OR UNEMPLOYED AND LOOKING FOR WORK?
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V2721

When did you start doing this kind of work?

WHEN DID YOU START DOING THIS KIND OF WORK?
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If Sometimes people look for a different job even when they are currently working. Are you currently looking for another job? = 1 »
 
     
   
V3215

Are you looking for jobs only in this area, or are you considering jobs that would require you to move?

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR JOBS ONLY IN THIS AREA, OR ARE YOU CONSIDERING JOBS THAT WOULD REQUIRE YOU TO MOVE?
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V3216

Are you looking for part-time or full-time work?

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME WORK?
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V3217

Are you looking for the same kind of work you're doing now, or something different?

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR THE SAME KIND OF WORK YOU'RE DOING NOW, OR SOMETHING DIFFERENT?
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If Are you looking for the same kind of work you're doing now, or something different? = 3 »
 
       
     
V3218

How would it be different? [NOTE:

HOW WOULD IT BE DIFFERENT? [NOTE:
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V3220

What do you think are the chances that you will find a job like that within the next few months?

WHAT DO YOU THINK ARE THE CHANCES THAT YOU WILL FIND A JOB LIKE THAT WITHIN THE NEXT FEW MONTHS?
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V3221

During the past four weeks, what have you been doing to find another job? [NOTE: Do not read categories; check all that apply.]

DURING THE PAST FOUR WEEKS, WHAT HAVE YOU BEEN DOING TO FIND ANOTHER JOB? [NOTE: DO NOT READ CATEGORIES; CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.]
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Else
 
     
   
V3232

If you found out about another job like the one you have now, would you look into it?

IF YOU FOUND OUT ABOUT ANOTHER JOB LIKE THE ONE YOU HAVE NOW, WOULD YOU LOOK INTO IT?
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If If you found out about another job like the one you have now, would you look into it? = 4 or If you found out about another job like the one you have now, would you look into it? = 5 »
 
       
     
V3233
       
 
V3301

My job requires lots of physical effort. (Is this true all or almost all of the time, most of the time, some of the time, or none or almost none of the time?)

MY JOB REQUIRES LOTS OF PHYSICAL EFFORT. (IS THIS TRUE ALL OR ALMOST ALL OF THE TIME, MOST OF THE TIME, SOME OF THE TIME, OR NONE OR ALMOST NONE OF THE TIME?)
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V3302

(My job requires) lifting heavy loads.

(MY JOB REQUIRES) LIFTING HEAVY LOADS.
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V3303

(My job requires) stooping, kneeling, or crouching.

(MY JOB REQUIRES) STOOPING, KNEELING, OR CROUCHING.
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V3304

(My job requires) good eyesight.

(MY JOB REQUIRES) GOOD EYESIGHT.
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V3305

(My job requires) intense concentration or attention.

(MY JOB REQUIRES) INTENSE CONCENTRATION OR ATTENTION.
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V3306

(My job requires) skill in dealing with other people.

(MY JOB REQUIRES) SKILL IN DEALING WITH OTHER PEOPLE.
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V3307

My job requires me to work with computers.

MY JOB REQUIRES ME TO WORK WITH COMPUTERS.
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V3308

(My job requires me to) analyze data or information.

(MY JOB REQUIRES ME TO) ANALYZE DATA OR INFORMATION.
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V3309

My job requires me to keep up with the pace set by others.

MY JOB REQUIRES ME TO KEEP UP WITH THE PACE SET BY OTHERS.
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V3310

My job requires me to do the same things over and over.

MY JOB REQUIRES ME TO DO THE SAME THINGS OVER AND OVER.
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V3311

My job requires that I learn new things.

MY JOB REQUIRES THAT I LEARN NEW THINGS.
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V3312

I have a lot of freedom to decide how I do my own work.

I HAVE A LOT OF FREEDOM TO DECIDE HOW I DO MY OWN WORK.
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V3313

The people I work with are helpful and friendly.

THE PEOPLE I WORK WITH ARE HELPFUL AND FRIENDLY.
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V3314

I could do my job a lot better if I received training to update my job skills. (Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree?)

I COULD DO MY JOB A LOT BETTER IF I RECEIVED TRAINING TO UPDATE MY JOB SKILLS. (DO YOU STRONGLY AGREE, AGREE, DISAGREE, OR STRONGLY DISAGREE?)
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V3315

My job requires me to do more difficult things than it used to.

MY JOB REQUIRES ME TO DO MORE DIFFICULT THINGS THAN IT USED TO.
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V3316

My job requires a very good memory.

MY JOB REQUIRES A VERY GOOD MEMORY.
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V3317

My job involves a lot of stress.

MY JOB INVOLVES A LOT OF STRESS.
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V3318

If I were to lose my job, I would probably retire.

IF I WERE TO LOSE MY JOB, I WOULD PROBABLY RETIRE.
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V3319

Even if I didn't need the money, I would probably keep on working.

EVEN IF I DIDN'T NEED THE MONEY, I WOULD PROBABLY KEEP ON WORKING.
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V3320

[IF MARRIED/PARTNER:] I look forward to retiring only if my (husband/wife/partner) can retire at about the same time.

[IF MARRIED/PARTNER:] I LOOK FORWARD TO RETIRING ONLY IF MY (HUSBAND/WIFE/PARTNER) CAN RETIRE AT ABOUT THE SAME TIME.
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V3321

INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT (SEE P.67, F3)

INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT (SEE P.67, F3)
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If INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT (SEE P.67, F3) = 1 »
 
     
   
F85
     
   
V3322

My pay is fair considering what other people in this line of work are paid.

MY PAY IS FAIR CONSIDERING WHAT OTHER PEOPLE IN THIS LINE OF WORK ARE PAID.
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V3323

How much pay I receive depends almost entirely on how well I do my job.

HOW MUCH PAY I RECEIVE DEPENDS ALMOST ENTIRELY ON HOW WELL I DO MY JOB.
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V3324

In decisions about promotion, my employer gives younger people preference over older people.

IN DECISIONS ABOUT PROMOTION, MY EMPLOYER GIVES YOUNGER PEOPLE PREFERENCE OVER OLDER PEOPLE.
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V3325

My co-workers make older workers feel that they ought to retire before age 65.

MY CO-WORKERS MAKE OLDER WORKERS FEEL THAT THEY OUGHT TO RETIRE BEFORE AGE 65.
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V3326

My employer would let older workers move to a less demanding job with less pay if they wanted to. [NOTE: V3326 is sometimes missing in the Spanish language version of the questionnaire. If missing, 9.]

MY EMPLOYER WOULD LET OLDER WORKERS MOVE TO A LESS DEMANDING JOB WITH LESS PAY IF THEY WANTED TO. [NOTE: V3326 IS SOMETIMES MISSING IN THE SPANISH LANGUAGE VERSION OF THE QUESTIONNAIRE. IF MISSING, 9.]
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V3327

Are you doing any other work for pay now, such as the military reserves, (a/another) business of your own, or a second job? [NOTE: Codes 2 & 3 will be edited in by Editors and Supervisors]

ARE YOU DOING ANY OTHER WORK FOR PAY NOW, SUCH AS THE MILITARY RESERVES, (A/ANOTHER) BUSINESS OF YOUR OWN, OR A SECOND JOB? [NOTE: CODES 2 & 3 WILL BE EDITED IN BY EDITORS AND SUPERVISORS]
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If Are you doing any other work for pay now, such as the military reserves, (a/another) business of your own, or a second job? [NOTE: Codes 2 & 3 will be edited in by Editors and Supervisors] = 1 »
 
     
   
V3328
     
   
V3332

How many hours a week do you usually work on (this other job/these other jobs)?

HOW MANY HOURS A WEEK DO YOU USUALLY WORK ON (THIS OTHER JOB/THESE OTHER JOBS)?
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V3333

Counting paid vacations as weeks of work, how many weeks a year do you usually work on (this other job/ these other jobs)?

COUNTING PAID VACATIONS AS WEEKS OF WORK, HOW MANY WEEKS A YEAR DO YOU USUALLY WORK ON (THIS OTHER JOB/ THESE OTHER JOBS)?
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V3334
     
 
V3336

Now I have a few questions about work and retirement. On your main job, what is the usual retirement age for people who work with you or have the same kind of job? -- YEARS OF AGE

NOW I HAVE A FEW QUESTIONS ABOUT WORK AND RETIREMENT. ON YOUR MAIN JOB, WHAT IS THE USUAL RETIREMENT AGE FOR PEOPLE WHO WORK WITH YOU OR HAVE THE SAME KIND OF JOB? -- YEARS OF AGE
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V3346

Are you currently planning to stop working altogether or work fewer hours at a particular date or age, to change the kind of work you do when you reach a particular age, have you not given it much thought, or what? F91A. STOP WORK ALTOGETHER

ARE YOU CURRENTLY PLANNING TO STOP WORKING ALTOGETHER OR WORK FEWER HOURS AT A PARTICULAR DATE OR AGE, TO CHANGE THE KIND OF WORK YOU DO WHEN YOU REACH A PARTICULAR AGE, HAVE YOU NOT GIVEN IT MUCH THOUGHT, OR WHAT? F91A. STOP WORK ALTOGETHER
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End of F. Employment of Respondent