F. Parents and Help to Parents

The goal of this section is to know the characteristics and amount of help given to and received from respondent's parents. The first part deals with the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of the respondent’s parents, as well as his/her contact with them. The second part explores the monetary and in-kind assistance transferred within the extended family, particularly from the respondent and his siblings to their parents.

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F1

What was the final level of school your mother completed?

WHAT WAS THE FINAL LEVEL OF SCHOOL YOUR MOTHER COMPLETED?
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F2

Has your mother ever worked or lived in the U.S.?

HAS YOUR MOTHER EVER WORKED OR LIVED IN THE U.S.?
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F3

Is your mother alive now?

IS YOUR MOTHER ALIVE NOW?
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If Is your mother alive now? = 1 »
 
   
 
F4

How old is your mother

HOW OLD IS YOUR MOTHER
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F5

Because of a health problem does your mother need any help with basic personal needs like dressing, eating or bathing?

BECAUSE OF A HEALTH PROBLEM DOES YOUR MOTHER NEED ANY HELP WITH BASIC PERSONAL NEEDS LIKE DRESSING, EATING OR BATHING?
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F6

Can your mother be left alone for an hour or more?

CAN YOUR MOTHER BE LEFT ALONE FOR AN HOUR OR MORE?
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Else If Is your mother alive now? = 2 »
 
   
 
F7

How old was your mother when she died?

HOW OLD WAS YOUR MOTHER WHEN SHE DIED?
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F8

What was the final level of school your father completed?

WHAT WAS THE FINAL LEVEL OF SCHOOL YOUR FATHER COMPLETED?
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F9

Has your father ever worked or lived in the U.S.?

HAS YOUR FATHER EVER WORKED OR LIVED IN THE U.S.?
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F10

Is your father alive now?

IS YOUR FATHER ALIVE NOW?
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If Is your father alive now? = 1 »
 
   
 
F11

How old is your father

HOW OLD IS YOUR FATHER
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F12

Because of a health problem does your father need any help with basic personal needs like dressing, eating or bathing?

BECAUSE OF A HEALTH PROBLEM DOES YOUR FATHER NEED ANY HELP WITH BASIC PERSONAL NEEDS LIKE DRESSING, EATING OR BATHING?
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F13

Can your father be left alone for an hour or more?

CAN YOUR FATHER BE LEFT ALONE FOR AN HOUR OR MORE?
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Else If Is your father alive now? = 2 »
 
   
 
F14

How old was your father when he died?

HOW OLD WAS YOUR FATHER WHEN HE DIED?
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F15

Interviewer - look at f3 y f10 and mark without asking

INTERVIEWER - LOOK AT F3 Y F10 AND MARK WITHOUT ASKING
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If Interviewer - look at f3 y f10 and mark without asking = 2 »
 
   
 
F16

Is your mother currently married or in a union?

IS YOUR MOTHER CURRENTLY MARRIED OR IN A UNION?
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Else If Interviewer - look at f3 y f10 and mark without asking = 3 »
 
   
 
F17

Is your father currently married or in a union?

IS YOUR FATHER CURRENTLY MARRIED OR IN A UNION?
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ElseIf Interviewer - look at f3 y f10 and mark without asking = 1 »
 
   
 
F18

Are your parents married to each other?

ARE YOUR PARENTS MARRIED TO EACH OTHER?
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If Are your parents married to each other? != 2 »
 
     
   
F19

Do your parents live together?

DO YOUR PARENTS LIVE TOGETHER?
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F20

Is your mother currently married or in a union?

IS YOUR MOTHER CURRENTLY MARRIED OR IN A UNION?
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F21

Is your father currently married or in a union?

IS YOUR FATHER CURRENTLY MARRIED OR IN A UNION?
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If Interviewer - look at f3 y f10 and mark without asking != 4 »
 
   
 
F22

Living indicator

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If Living indicator != 5 »
 
     
   
F23_1

With whom do (does) your (mother/father/parents) live?-Mother

WITH WHOM DO (DOES) YOUR (MOTHER/FATHER/PARENTS) LIVE?-MOTHER
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F23_2

With whom do (does) your (mother/father/parents) live?-Father

WITH WHOM DO (DOES) YOUR (MOTHER/FATHER/PARENTS) LIVE?-FATHER
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F23_3

With whom do (does) your (mother/father/parents) live?-Parents

WITH WHOM DO (DOES) YOUR (MOTHER/FATHER/PARENTS) LIVE?-PARENTS
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F24_1

Have you always lived together with (her/him/them)?-Mother

HAVE YOU ALWAYS LIVED TOGETHER WITH (HER/HIM/THEM)?-MOTHER
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F24_2

Have you always lived together with (her/him/them)?-Father

HAVE YOU ALWAYS LIVED TOGETHER WITH (HER/HIM/THEM)?-FATHER
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F24_3

Have you always lived together with (her/him/them)?-Parents

HAVE YOU ALWAYS LIVED TOGETHER WITH (HER/HIM/THEM)?-PARENTS
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If Have you always lived together with (her/him/them)?-Mother != 1 »
 
       
     
F25_1

Did they move in with you, or did you move in with (her/him/them)?-Mother

DID THEY MOVE IN WITH YOU, OR DID YOU MOVE IN WITH (HER/HIM/THEM)?-MOTHER
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F25_2

Did they move in with you, or did you move in with (her/him/them)?-Father

DID THEY MOVE IN WITH YOU, OR DID YOU MOVE IN WITH (HER/HIM/THEM)?-FATHER
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F25_3

Did they move in with you, or did you move in with (her/him/them)?-Parents

DID THEY MOVE IN WITH YOU, OR DID YOU MOVE IN WITH (HER/HIM/THEM)?-PARENTS
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F26_1

About how many years have you lived together with (her/him/them)?-Mother

ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU LIVED TOGETHER WITH (HER/HIM/THEM)?-MOTHER
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F26_2

About how many years have you lived together with (her/him/them)?-Father

ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU LIVED TOGETHER WITH (HER/HIM/THEM)?-FATHER
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F26_3

About how many years have you lived together with (her/him/them)?-Parents

ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU LIVED TOGETHER WITH (HER/HIM/THEM)?-PARENTS
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If About how many years have you lived together with (her/him/them)?-Mother != 88 and About how many years have you lived together with (her/him/them)?-Mother != 99 »
 
         
       
F27_1

Where does (do) your (mother/father/parents) live?-Mother

WHERE DOES (DO) YOUR (MOTHER/FATHER/PARENTS) LIVE?-MOTHER
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F27_2

Where does (do) your (mother/father/parents) live?-Father

WHERE DOES (DO) YOUR (MOTHER/FATHER/PARENTS) LIVE?-FATHER
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F27_3

Where does (do) your (mother/father/parents) live?-Parents

WHERE DOES (DO) YOUR (MOTHER/FATHER/PARENTS) LIVE?-PARENTS
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F28A1

In the last 2 years, how often have you been in contact - either in person, by telephone, or mail - with your mother? - Times

IN THE LAST 2 YEARS, HOW OFTEN HAVE YOU BEEN IN CONTACT - EITHER IN PERSON, BY TELEPHONE, OR MAIL - WITH YOUR MOTHER? - TIMES
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F28A2

In the last 2 years, how often have you been in contact - either in person, by telephone, or mail - with your father? - Times

IN THE LAST 2 YEARS, HOW OFTEN HAVE YOU BEEN IN CONTACT - EITHER IN PERSON, BY TELEPHONE, OR MAIL - WITH YOUR FATHER? - TIMES
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F28A3

In the last 2 years, how often have you been in contact - either in person, by telephone, or mail - with your parents? - Times

IN THE LAST 2 YEARS, HOW OFTEN HAVE YOU BEEN IN CONTACT - EITHER IN PERSON, BY TELEPHONE, OR MAIL - WITH YOUR PARENTS? - TIMES
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F28B1

In the last 2 years, how often have you been in contact - either in person, by telephone, or mail - with your mother? - Period

IN THE LAST 2 YEARS, HOW OFTEN HAVE YOU BEEN IN CONTACT - EITHER IN PERSON, BY TELEPHONE, OR MAIL - WITH YOUR MOTHER? - PERIOD
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F28B2

In the last 2 years, how often have you been in contact - either in person, by telephone, or mail - with your father? - Period

IN THE LAST 2 YEARS, HOW OFTEN HAVE YOU BEEN IN CONTACT - EITHER IN PERSON, BY TELEPHONE, OR MAIL - WITH YOUR FATHER? - PERIOD
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F28B3

In the last 2 years, how often have you been in contact - either in person, by telephone, or mail - with your parents? - Period

IN THE LAST 2 YEARS, HOW OFTEN HAVE YOU BEEN IN CONTACT - EITHER IN PERSON, BY TELEPHONE, OR MAIL - WITH YOUR PARENTS? - PERIOD
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If F28_1 != 5 »
 
           
         
F29_1

About the financial situation of your mother. Would you say that it is...?

ABOUT THE FINANCIAL SITUATION OF YOUR MOTHER. WOULD YOU SAY THAT IT IS...?
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F29_2

About the financial situation of your father. Would you say that it is...?

ABOUT THE FINANCIAL SITUATION OF YOUR FATHER. WOULD YOU SAY THAT IT IS...?
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F29_3

About the financial situation of your parents. Would you say that it is...?

ABOUT THE FINANCIAL SITUATION OF YOUR PARENTS. WOULD YOU SAY THAT IT IS...?
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F30

How many siblings who where born alive do you have?

HOW MANY SIBLINGS WHO WHERE BORN ALIVE DO YOU HAVE?
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If How many siblings who where born alive do you have? != 00 and How many siblings who where born alive do you have? != 88 and How many siblings who where born alive do you have? != 99 »
 
   
 
F31

Of your siblings who where born alive, how many are living now?

OF YOUR SIBLINGS WHO WHERE BORN ALIVE, HOW MANY ARE LIVING NOW?
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F32

Not counting vacations and short visits, have any of your siblings ever worked or lived in the U.S.?

NOT COUNTING VACATIONS AND SHORT VISITS, HAVE ANY OF YOUR SIBLINGS EVER WORKED OR LIVED IN THE U.S.?
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F33

Living identifier

LIVING IDENTIFIER
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If Living identifier = 1 »
 
   
 
F34

In the last 2 years, have you (and/or your spouse) given financial assistance to your parent(s)? Include help to pay costs such as rent; exclude shared housing or shared meals.

IN THE LAST 2 YEARS, HAVE YOU (AND/OR YOUR SPOUSE) GIVEN FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO YOUR PARENT(S)? INCLUDE HELP TO PAY COSTS SUCH AS RENT; EXCLUDE SHARED HOUSING OR SHARED MEALS.
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If In the last 2 years, have you (and/or your spouse) given financial assistance to your parent(s)? Include help to pay costs such as rent; exclude shared housing or shared meals. = 1 »
 
     
   
F35

In total for these 2 years, was this assistance equal to $5,000 pesos or more, or about 200 pesos a month?

IN TOTAL FOR THESE 2 YEARS, WAS THIS ASSISTANCE EQUAL TO $5,000 PESOS OR MORE, OR ABOUT 200 PESOS A MONTH?
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If In total for these 2 years, was this assistance equal to $5,000 pesos or more, or about 200 pesos a month? = 1 »
 
       
     
F36

In total, in the last 2 years, about how much was this support?

IN TOTAL, IN THE LAST 2 YEARS, ABOUT HOW MUCH WAS THIS SUPPORT?
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F37

In the last 2 years, did you (or your spouse) help your parents with basic personal activities such as dressing, eating or bathing because of a health problem? Exclude help with household chores, errands, and transportation.

IN THE LAST 2 YEARS, DID YOU (OR YOUR SPOUSE) HELP YOUR PARENTS WITH BASIC PERSONAL ACTIVITIES SUCH AS DRESSING, EATING OR BATHING BECAUSE OF A HEALTH PROBLEM? EXCLUDE HELP WITH HOUSEHOLD CHORES, ERRANDS, AND TRANSPORTATION.
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If In the last 2 years, did you (or your spouse) help your parents with basic personal activities such as dressing, eating or bathing because of a health problem? Exclude help with household chores, errands, and transportation. = 1 »
 
     
   
F38

Was this help for at least 1 hour a week, or about 100 hours in the last 2 years?

WAS THIS HELP FOR AT LEAST 1 HOUR A WEEK, OR ABOUT 100 HOURS IN THE LAST 2 YEARS?
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If Was this help for at least 1 hour a week, or about 100 hours in the last 2 years? = 1 »
 
       
     
F39

Who received this help?

WHO RECEIVED THIS HELP?
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F40_1

About how many hours did you spend helping (her/him/them)?-Number of hours

ABOUT HOW MANY HOURS DID YOU SPEND HELPING (HER/HIM/THEM)?-NUMBER OF HOURS
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F40_2

About how many hours did you spend helping (her/him/them)?-Period

ABOUT HOW MANY HOURS DID YOU SPEND HELPING (HER/HIM/THEM)?-PERIOD
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F41

In the last 2 years, did any of your siblings (or their spouses) give financial assistance to your parents? Include help to pay costs such as rent; exclude shared housing or shared meals.

IN THE LAST 2 YEARS, DID ANY OF YOUR SIBLINGS (OR THEIR SPOUSES) GIVE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO YOUR PARENTS? INCLUDE HELP TO PAY COSTS SUCH AS RENT; EXCLUDE SHARED HOUSING OR SHARED MEALS.
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F42

In total for these 2 years, was this assistance equal to $5,000 pesos or more, or about 200 pesos a month?

IN TOTAL FOR THESE 2 YEARS, WAS THIS ASSISTANCE EQUAL TO $5,000 PESOS OR MORE, OR ABOUT 200 PESOS A MONTH?
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F43

Between you and your siblings, who gave the most support?

BETWEEN YOU AND YOUR SIBLINGS, WHO GAVE THE MOST SUPPORT?
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F44

In the last 2 years, did any of your siblings (or their spouses) help your parents with basic personal activities such as dressing, eating or bathing because of a health problem? Exclude help with household chores, errands, and transportation.

IN THE LAST 2 YEARS, DID ANY OF YOUR SIBLINGS (OR THEIR SPOUSES) HELP YOUR PARENTS WITH BASIC PERSONAL ACTIVITIES SUCH AS DRESSING, EATING OR BATHING BECAUSE OF A HEALTH PROBLEM? EXCLUDE HELP WITH HOUSEHOLD CHORES, ERRANDS, AND TRANSPORTATION.
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If In the last 2 years, did any of your siblings (or their spouses) help your parents with basic personal activities such as dressing, eating or bathing because of a health problem? Exclude help with household chores, errands, and transportation. = 1 »
 
     
   
F45

Was this help for at least 1 hour a week, or about 100 hours in the last 2 years?

WAS THIS HELP FOR AT LEAST 1 HOUR A WEEK, OR ABOUT 100 HOURS IN THE LAST 2 YEARS?
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If Was this help for at least 1 hour a week, or about 100 hours in the last 2 years? = 1 »
 
       
     
F46

Who received this help?

WHO RECEIVED THIS HELP?
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F47

Between you and your siblings, who gave the most support?

BETWEEN YOU AND YOUR SIBLINGS, WHO GAVE THE MOST SUPPORT?
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F48

Have you and one or more of your siblings agreed to share only the responsibilities of personal care for your parents?

HAVE YOU AND ONE OR MORE OF YOUR SIBLINGS AGREED TO SHARE ONLY THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF PERSONAL CARE FOR YOUR PARENTS?
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If Have you and one or more of your siblings agreed to share only the responsibilities of personal care for your parents? = 1 »
 
     
   
F49

Excluding yourself, how many siblings have agreed to share these responsibilities?

EXCLUDING YOURSELF, HOW MANY SIBLINGS HAVE AGREED TO SHARE THESE RESPONSIBILITIES?
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F50

Have you and one or more of your siblings agreed to share the financial responsibilities for your parents?

HAVE YOU AND ONE OR MORE OF YOUR SIBLINGS AGREED TO SHARE THE FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES FOR YOUR PARENTS?
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If Have you and one or more of your siblings agreed to share the financial responsibilities for your parents? = 1 »
 
     
   
F51

Excluding yourself, how many siblings have agreed to share these responsibilities?

EXCLUDING YOURSELF, HOW MANY SIBLINGS HAVE AGREED TO SHARE THESE RESPONSIBILITIES?
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F52

Interviewer: with what frequency did the respondent need help to answer section f parents and help to parents?

INTERVIEWER: WITH WHAT FREQUENCY DID THE RESPONDENT NEED HELP TO ANSWER SECTION F PARENTS AND HELP TO PARENTS?
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