I. Employment

The purpose of this section is to know the employment conditions of the respondent. This section asks about the work history, the length and type of main occupation that the respondent has or had, as well as the benefit with which the respondent counts or counted. They also inquire about the pension that they receive and the way they perceive their own economic situation.

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I1

Have you ever had a job for which you received a payment or profit?

HAVE YOU EVER HAD A JOB FOR WHICH YOU RECEIVED A PAYMENT OR PROFIT?
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I2

Have you ever helped in a business, farm, or ranch without receiving payment or profit?

HAVE YOU EVER HELPED IN A BUSINESS, FARM, OR RANCH WITHOUT RECEIVING PAYMENT OR PROFIT?
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I3

In what year did you start your first job?

IN WHAT YEAR DID YOU START YOUR FIRST JOB?
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I4

About how many years in total have you worked in your life for income or profits?

ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS IN TOTAL HAVE YOU WORKED IN YOUR LIFE FOR INCOME OR PROFITS?
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I5

Last week did you...?

LAST WEEK DID YOU...?
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If Last week did you...? = 1 or Last week did you...? = 2 »
 
   
 
I6

About how many hours do you work in a usual day?

ABOUT HOW MANY HOURS DO YOU WORK IN A USUAL DAY?
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I7

If you wanted to, could you reduce the number of hours you work, even if your salary were reduced as well?

IF YOU WANTED TO, COULD YOU REDUCE THE NUMBER OF HOURS YOU WORK, EVEN IF YOUR SALARY WERE REDUCED AS WELL?
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I8

Regarding the activities that you normally do at work, would you consider them to be similar or the same as the activities that you have performed most of your life?

REGARDING THE ACTIVITIES THAT YOU NORMALLY DO AT WORK, WOULD YOU CONSIDER THEM TO BE SIMILAR OR THE SAME AS THE ACTIVITIES THAT YOU HAVE PERFORMED MOST OF YOUR LIFE?
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I9

What is the name of the office, profession, or place where you worked in your main job?

WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE OFFICE, PROFESSION, OR PLACE WHERE YOU WORKED IN YOUR MAIN JOB?
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I10

In this main job, most of the time were you...?

IN THIS MAIN JOB, MOST OF THE TIME WERE YOU...?
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I11

For this main job, did you work in a specific store?

FOR THIS MAIN JOB, DID YOU WORK IN A SPECIFIC STORE?
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If For this main job, did you work in a specific store? != 8 and For this main job, did you work in a specific store? != 9 »
 
   
 
I12

Interviewer: classify the previous answer into the following list:

INTERVIEWER: CLASSIFY THE PREVIOUS ANSWER INTO THE FOLLOWING LIST:
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I13

How many years have you worked or been working at your main job?

HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU WORKED OR BEEN WORKING AT YOUR MAIN JOB?
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I14

Was your main employment ever in the United States?

WAS YOUR MAIN EMPLOYMENT EVER IN THE UNITED STATES?
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I15

Have you ever had money deposited into a retirement pension?

HAVE YOU EVER HAD MONEY DEPOSITED INTO A RETIREMENT PENSION?
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If Have you ever had money deposited into a retirement pension? = 1 »
 
   
 
I16

Approximately how many years has a contribution been made by yourself or your employer?

APPROXIMATELY HOW MANY YEARS HAS A CONTRIBUTION BEEN MADE BY YOURSELF OR YOUR EMPLOYER?
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I17A

In your main job which of the following benefits do you receive (did you receive)?-IMSS

IN YOUR MAIN JOB WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS DO YOU RECEIVE (DID YOU RECEIVE)?-IMSS
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I17B

In your main job which of the following benefits do you receive (did you receive)?-ISSSTE

IN YOUR MAIN JOB WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS DO YOU RECEIVE (DID YOU RECEIVE)?-ISSSTE
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I17C

In your main job which of the following benefits do you receive (did you receive)?-SAR (Savings for retirement)

IN YOUR MAIN JOB WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS DO YOU RECEIVE (DID YOU RECEIVE)?-SAR (SAVINGS FOR RETIREMENT)
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I17D

In your main job which of the following benefits do you receive (did you receive)?-Accounts in "Afores" (Bank that administers individual savings accounts for retirement)

IN YOUR MAIN JOB WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS DO YOU RECEIVE (DID YOU RECEIVE)?-ACCOUNTS IN "AFORES" (BANK THAT ADMINISTERS INDIVIDUAL SAVINGS ACCOUNTS FOR RETIREMENT)
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I17E

In your main job which of the following benefits do you receive (did you receive)?-Housing credit

IN YOUR MAIN JOB WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS DO YOU RECEIVE (DID YOU RECEIVE)?-HOUSING CREDIT
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I17F

In your main job which of the following benefits do you receive (did you receive)?-Health insurance

IN YOUR MAIN JOB WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS DO YOU RECEIVE (DID YOU RECEIVE)?-HEALTH INSURANCE
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I17G

In your main job which of the following benefits do you receive (did you receive)?-Life Insurance

IN YOUR MAIN JOB WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS DO YOU RECEIVE (DID YOU RECEIVE)?-LIFE INSURANCE
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I17H

In your main job which of the following benefits do you receive (did you receive)?-Other

IN YOUR MAIN JOB WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS DO YOU RECEIVE (DID YOU RECEIVE)?-OTHER
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If In your main job which of the following benefits do you receive (did you receive)?-IMSS != 2 and In your main job which of the following benefits do you receive (did you receive)?-IMSS != 8 and In your main job which of the following benefits do you receive (did you receive)?-IMSS != 9 »
 
   
 
I18

Have you received any benefit from IMSS before August 1997?

HAVE YOU RECEIVED ANY BENEFIT FROM IMSS BEFORE AUGUST 1997?
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I19

Would you say your financial situation is...

WOULD YOU SAY YOUR FINANCIAL SITUATION IS...
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I20

Interviewer: with what frequency did the respondent need help to answer Section I, Employment?

INTERVIEWER: WITH WHAT FREQUENCY DID THE RESPONDENT NEED HELP TO ANSWER SECTION I, EMPLOYMENT?
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