A. Demographics

This module records respondent's demographic information. Questions include life context, taking into account aspects from his/her birth, childhood, marriage, fertility, education, family, residences and migrations to the United States

item label type description
CUNICAH System generated Unique household ID - 2001
ACTHOG Question Updated Household 2001
ENT2 Question Individual Code of Respondent
TIPENT Question Type of Individual Interview1
A1 Question Respondent's sex:
A2 System generated How old are you in full years?
A3 Question Are you currently...
A4 Question Are you still married/cohabitating with the same person since our last interview (two years ago)?
A5 Question Has your last marriage/union ended since the last time we interviewed you (two years ago)?
A6 Question Did this marriage/union start in the last two years?
A7 Question Address of the residence is the same as in the last interview
A8 Question How many years have you lived in this community?
A9 Question When you were living with your parents, your residence was in...
A10 Question When you first moved out of your parents residence, you moved to...
A11 System generated Now I would like to ask you about your childhood. Before you were 10 years old:
A11A Question Did your residence have a toilet inside the household?
A11B Question Did you generally go to bed hungry?
A11C Question Did you wear shoes or other types of footwear regularly?
A11D Question Did you or any of your brothers/sisters have to drop out of school to help your parents?
A11E Question Did you or any member of your family sleep in the same room used for cooking?
A11F Question Did you or your family receive help from any relatives because of economic problems?
A11G Question Before you were 10 years old, what type of job was your father/guardian doing regularly
A12 Question Have you ever worked/lived in the U.S. (not including vacations or short visits)?
A13 Question Before leaving for the US, did you move to...
A14 Question During the last 2 years (since the last time we interviewed you), not including vacations or short visits, have you worked/lived in the US?
A15 Question Was this the first time you went to work/live in the US?
A16 Question The first time you were in the US, what year did you leave?
A17 Question The first time you were in the US, when you left Mexico, did you know anybody that would help you in the US when you moved there?
A18 Question Who helped you with the expenses when you moved to the US?
A19 Question When did you come back from the US?
A20 Question Did you mainly live in rural (towns, ranches) or urban (cities) areas while in the US?
A21 Question Do you have a green card or are you a permanent resident of the US?
A22 Question In total, how many years have you worked/lived in the US?
A23 Question During the longest visit in the US, what kind of job did you do most of the time?
A24 Question During that stay in the US, did you send money to your family in Mexico?
A25 Question During that stay in the US, did you send money your spouse in Mexico?
A26 Question During that stay in the US, did you send money to your children in Mexico?
A27 Question During that stay in the US, did you send money to your parents in Mexico?
A28 Question What was the intended use of the money you sent? Circle all that indicate.
A29 Question Think about your last stay in the US, why did you come back to Mexico? Circle all that indicate.
A30 Question [Indicate if more than one reason stated in A29]
A31 Question What was the main reason for you to come back for the last time from the US?
A32 Question The last time you came back from the US, would say that your health was...?
A33A Question The last time you came back from the US, you...?
A33B Question Did you ever contribute to the social security system in the US?
A34 Question Do you attend religious services?
A35 Question How frequently do you participate in events organized by your church?
A36 Question How important is religion in your life?
A37 Question During the last 2 years, did you participate in any volunteer work for a religious, educational or community organization?
A38_1 Question How many hours did you do volunteer work during the last 2 years?-Hours
A38_2 Question How many hours did you do volunteer work during the last 2 years?-Period
A39 Question Would you say that the number of hours you did volunteer work were about...
A40 Question asked of interviewer Interviewer:WITH WHAT FREQUENCY DID THE RESPONDENT NEED HELP TO ANSWER SECTION A. DEMOGRAPHICS OF FOLLOW-UP PERSON?
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A1

Respondent's sex:

RESPONDENT'S SEX:
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A2

How old are you in full years?

 
A3

Are you currently...

ARE YOU CURRENTLY...
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If Are you currently... != 1. single?
2. married?
3. in a consensual union?
4. divorced?
5. separated from a union?
6. separated from a marriage?
7. widowed from a union?
8. widowed from a marriage? »
 
   
 
If Are you currently... = 2 or Are you currently... = 3 »
 
     
   
A4

Are you still married/cohabitating with the same person since our last interview (two years ago)?

ARE YOU STILL MARRIED/COHABITATING WITH THE SAME PERSON SINCE OUR LAST INTERVIEW (TWO YEARS AGO)?
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If Are you still married/cohabitating with the same person since our last interview (two years ago)? = 2 »
 
       
     
A6

Did this marriage/union start in the last two years?

DID THIS MARRIAGE/UNION START IN THE LAST TWO YEARS?
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Else
 
     
   
A5

Has your last marriage/union ended since the last time we interviewed you (two years ago)?

HAS YOUR LAST MARRIAGE/UNION ENDED SINCE THE LAST TIME WE INTERVIEWED YOU (TWO YEARS AGO)?
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A7

Address of the residence is the same as in the last interview

ADDRESS OF THE RESIDENCE IS THE SAME AS IN THE LAST INTERVIEW
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If Address of the residence is the same as in the last interview = 2 »
 
   
 
A8

How many years have you lived in this community?

HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU LIVED IN THIS COMMUNITY?
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If A8! = 97 »
 
   
 
A9

When you were living with your parents, your residence was in...

WHEN YOU WERE LIVING WITH YOUR PARENTS, YOUR RESIDENCE WAS IN...
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A10

When you first moved out of your parents residence, you moved to...

WHEN YOU FIRST MOVED OUT OF YOUR PARENTS RESIDENCE, YOU MOVED TO...
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A11

Now I would like to ask you about your childhood. Before you were 10 years old:

 
Question Combination

 
A11A

Did your residence have a toilet inside the household?

DID YOUR RESIDENCE HAVE A TOILET INSIDE THE HOUSEHOLD?
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A11B

Did you generally go to bed hungry?

DID YOU GENERALLY GO TO BED HUNGRY?
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A11C

Did you wear shoes or other types of footwear regularly?

DID YOU WEAR SHOES OR OTHER TYPES OF FOOTWEAR REGULARLY?
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A11D

Did you or any of your brothers/sisters have to drop out of school to help your parents?

DID YOU OR ANY OF YOUR BROTHERS/SISTERS HAVE TO DROP OUT OF SCHOOL TO HELP YOUR PARENTS?
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A11E

Did you or any member of your family sleep in the same room used for cooking?

DID YOU OR ANY MEMBER OF YOUR FAMILY SLEEP IN THE SAME ROOM USED FOR COOKING?
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A11F

Did you or your family receive help from any relatives because of economic problems?

DID YOU OR YOUR FAMILY RECEIVE HELP FROM ANY RELATIVES BECAUSE OF ECONOMIC PROBLEMS?
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A11G

Before you were 10 years old, what type of job was your father/guardian doing regularly

BEFORE YOU WERE 10 YEARS OLD, WHAT TYPE OF JOB WAS YOUR FATHER/GUARDIAN DOING REGULARLY
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A12

Have you ever worked/lived in the U.S. (not including vacations or short visits)?

HAVE YOU EVER WORKED/LIVED IN THE U.S. (NOT INCLUDING VACATIONS OR SHORT VISITS)?
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If Have you ever worked/lived in the U.S. (not including vacations or short visits)? = 1. Yes
2. No
8. RF
9. DK »
 
   
 
A13

Before leaving for the US, did you move to...

BEFORE LEAVING FOR THE US, DID YOU MOVE TO...
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A14

During the last 2 years (since the last time we interviewed you), not including vacations or short visits, have you worked/lived in the US?

DURING THE LAST 2 YEARS (SINCE THE LAST TIME WE INTERVIEWED YOU), NOT INCLUDING VACATIONS OR SHORT VISITS, HAVE YOU WORKED/LIVED IN THE US?
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If During the last 2 years (since the last time we interviewed you), not including vacations or short visits, have you worked/lived in the US? = 1. Yes
2. No »
 
     
   
A15

Was this the first time you went to work/live in the US?

WAS THIS THE FIRST TIME YOU WENT TO WORK/LIVE IN THE US?
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If Was this the first time you went to work/live in the US? = 1. Yes
2. No »
 
       
     
A16

The first time you were in the US, what year did you leave?

THE FIRST TIME YOU WERE IN THE US, WHAT YEAR DID YOU LEAVE?
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A17

The first time you were in the US, when you left Mexico, did you know anybody that would help you in the US when you moved there?

THE FIRST TIME YOU WERE IN THE US, WHEN YOU LEFT MEXICO, DID YOU KNOW ANYBODY THAT WOULD HELP YOU IN THE US WHEN YOU MOVED THERE?
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A18

Who helped you with the expenses when you moved to the US?

WHO HELPED YOU WITH THE EXPENSES WHEN YOU MOVED TO THE US?
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A19

When did you come back from the US?

WHEN DID YOU COME BACK FROM THE US?
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A20

Did you mainly live in rural (towns, ranches) or urban (cities) areas while in the US?

DID YOU MAINLY LIVE IN RURAL (TOWNS, RANCHES) OR URBAN (CITIES) AREAS WHILE IN THE US?
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A21

Do you have a green card or are you a permanent resident of the US?

DO YOU HAVE A GREEN CARD OR ARE YOU A PERMANENT RESIDENT OF THE US?
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A22

In total, how many years have you worked/lived in the US?

IN TOTAL, HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU WORKED/LIVED IN THE US?
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A23

During the longest visit in the US, what kind of job did you do most of the time?

DURING THE LONGEST VISIT IN THE US, WHAT KIND OF JOB DID YOU DO MOST OF THE TIME?
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A24

During that stay in the US, did you send money to your family in Mexico?

DURING THAT STAY IN THE US, DID YOU SEND MONEY TO YOUR FAMILY IN MEXICO?
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If During that stay in the US, did you send money to your family in Mexico? = 1. Yes
2. No »
 
     
   
A25

During that stay in the US, did you send money your spouse in Mexico?

DURING THAT STAY IN THE US, DID YOU SEND MONEY YOUR SPOUSE IN MEXICO?
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A26

During that stay in the US, did you send money to your children in Mexico?

DURING THAT STAY IN THE US, DID YOU SEND MONEY TO YOUR CHILDREN IN MEXICO?
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A27

During that stay in the US, did you send money to your parents in Mexico?

DURING THAT STAY IN THE US, DID YOU SEND MONEY TO YOUR PARENTS IN MEXICO?
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A28

What was the intended use of the money you sent? Circle all that indicate.

WHAT WAS THE INTENDED USE OF THE MONEY YOU SENT? CIRCLE ALL THAT INDICATE.
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A29

Think about your last stay in the US, why did you come back to Mexico? Circle all that indicate.

THINK ABOUT YOUR LAST STAY IN THE US, WHY DID YOU COME BACK TO MEXICO? CIRCLE ALL THAT INDICATE.
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A30

[Indicate if more than one reason stated in A29]

[INDICATE IF MORE THAN ONE REASON STATED IN A29]
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If [Indicate if more than one reason stated in A29] = 1. Yes
2. No »
 
     
   
A31

What was the main reason for you to come back for the last time from the US?

WHAT WAS THE MAIN REASON FOR YOU TO COME BACK FOR THE LAST TIME FROM THE US?
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A32

The last time you came back from the US, would say that your health was...?

THE LAST TIME YOU CAME BACK FROM THE US, WOULD SAY THAT YOUR HEALTH WAS...?
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A33A

The last time you came back from the US, you...?

THE LAST TIME YOU CAME BACK FROM THE US, YOU...?
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A33B

Did you ever contribute to the social security system in the US?

DID YOU EVER CONTRIBUTE TO THE SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM IN THE US?
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A34

Do you attend religious services?

DO YOU ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES?
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A35

How frequently do you participate in events organized by your church?

HOW FREQUENTLY DO YOU PARTICIPATE IN EVENTS ORGANIZED BY YOUR CHURCH?
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A36

How important is religion in your life?

HOW IMPORTANT IS RELIGION IN YOUR LIFE?
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A37

During the last 2 years, did you participate in any volunteer work for a religious, educational or community organization?

DURING THE LAST 2 YEARS, DID YOU PARTICIPATE IN ANY VOLUNTEER WORK FOR A RELIGIOUS, EDUCATIONAL OR COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION?
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A38
 
A39

Would you say that the number of hours you did volunteer work were about...

WOULD YOU SAY THAT THE NUMBER OF HOURS YOU DID VOLUNTEER WORK WERE ABOUT...
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A40

Interviewer:WITH WHAT FREQUENCY DID THE RESPONDENT NEED HELP TO ANSWER SECTION A. DEMOGRAPHICS OF FOLLOW-UP PERSON?

INTERVIEWER:WITH WHAT FREQUENCY DID THE RESPONDENT NEED HELP TO ANSWER SECTION A. DEMOGRAPHICS OF FOLLOW-UP PERSON?
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A1
Respondent's sex:

RESPONDENT'S SEX:
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1. Male
2. Female

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A3
Are you currently...

ARE YOU CURRENTLY...
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1. single?
2. married?
3. in a consensual union?
4. divorced?
5. separated from a union?
6. separated from a marriage?
7. widowed from a union?
8. widowed from a marriage?

If Are you currently... (A3) != 1. single?
2. married?
3. in a consensual union?
4. divorced?
5. separated from a union?
6. separated from a marriage?
7. widowed from a union?
8. widowed from a marriage? »


If Are you currently... (A3) = 2 or Are you currently... (A3) = 3 »

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A4
Are you still married/cohabitating with the same person since our last interview (two years ago)?

ARE YOU STILL MARRIED/COHABITATING WITH THE SAME PERSON SINCE OUR LAST INTERVIEW (TWO YEARS AGO)?
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1. Yes
2. No
8. RF
9. DK

| |  If Are you still married/cohabitating with the same person since our last interview (two years ago)? (A4) = 2 »

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A6
Did this marriage/union start in the last two years?

DID THIS MARRIAGE/UNION START IN THE LAST TWO YEARS?
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1. Yes
2. No
8. RF
9. DK

Else

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A5
Has your last marriage/union ended since the last time we interviewed you (two years ago)?

HAS YOUR LAST MARRIAGE/UNION ENDED SINCE THE LAST TIME WE INTERVIEWED YOU (TWO YEARS AGO)?
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1. Yes
2. No
8. RF
9. DK

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A7
Address of the residence is the same as in the last interview

ADDRESS OF THE RESIDENCE IS THE SAME AS IN THE LAST INTERVIEW
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1. Yes
2. No

If Address of the residence is the same as in the last interview (A7) = 2 »

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A8
How many years have you lived in this community?

HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU LIVED IN THIS COMMUNITY?
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00. Less than 6 months
01. 6-11 months
97. Has always lived here
88. RF
99. DK

If A8! = 97 »

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A9
When you were living with your parents, your residence was in...

WHEN YOU WERE LIVING WITH YOUR PARENTS, YOUR RESIDENCE WAS IN...
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1. a rural area?
2. an urban area?
8. RF
9. DK

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A10
When you first moved out of your parents residence, you moved to...

WHEN YOU FIRST MOVED OUT OF YOUR PARENTS RESIDENCE, YOU MOVED TO...
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1. a rural area
2. an urban area
3. Never left parent's home
8. RF
9. DK

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A11A
Did your residence have a toilet inside the household?

DID YOUR RESIDENCE HAVE A TOILET INSIDE THE HOUSEHOLD?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1. Yes
2. No
8. RF
9. DK

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A11B
Did you generally go to bed hungry?

DID YOU GENERALLY GO TO BED HUNGRY?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1. Yes
2. No
8. RF
9. DK

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A11C
Did you wear shoes or other types of footwear regularly?

DID YOU WEAR SHOES OR OTHER TYPES OF FOOTWEAR REGULARLY?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1. Yes
2. No
8. RF
9. DK

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A11D
Did you or any of your brothers/sisters have to drop out of school to help your parents?

DID YOU OR ANY OF YOUR BROTHERS/SISTERS HAVE TO DROP OUT OF SCHOOL TO HELP YOUR PARENTS?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1. Yes
2. No
8. RF
9. DK

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A11E
Did you or any member of your family sleep in the same room used for cooking?

DID YOU OR ANY MEMBER OF YOUR FAMILY SLEEP IN THE SAME ROOM USED FOR COOKING?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1. Yes
2. No
8. RF
9. DK

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A11F
Did you or your family receive help from any relatives because of economic problems?

DID YOU OR YOUR FAMILY RECEIVE HELP FROM ANY RELATIVES BECAUSE OF ECONOMIC PROBLEMS?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1. Yes
2. No
8. RF
9. DK

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A11G
Before you were 10 years old, what type of job was your father/guardian doing regularly

BEFORE YOU WERE 10 YEARS OLD, WHAT TYPE OF JOB WAS YOUR FATHER/GUARDIAN DOING REGULARLY
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01. Agriculture
02. Construction
03. Gardening/maintenance/service
04. Childcare or domestic work for a private residence
05. Restaurant/store/hotel
06. In an office/professional
07. Other (Specify)
08. Did not work
09. Did not have a father or guardian
88. RF
99. DK

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A12
Have you ever worked/lived in the U.S. (not including vacations or short visits)?

HAVE YOU EVER WORKED/LIVED IN THE U.S. (NOT INCLUDING VACATIONS OR SHORT VISITS)?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1. Yes
2. No
8. RF
9. DK

If Have you ever worked/lived in the U.S. (not including vacations or short visits)? (A12) = 1. Yes
2. No
8. RF
9. DK »


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A13
Before leaving for the US, did you move to...

BEFORE LEAVING FOR THE US, DID YOU MOVE TO...
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1. ... a rural area in Mexico?
2. ... an urban area in Mexico?
3. ... always lived in birthplace?
8. RF
9. DK

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A14
During the last 2 years (since the last time we interviewed you), not including vacations or short visits, have you worked/lived in the US?

DURING THE LAST 2 YEARS (SINCE THE LAST TIME WE INTERVIEWED YOU), NOT INCLUDING VACATIONS OR SHORT VISITS, HAVE YOU WORKED/LIVED IN THE US?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1. Yes
2. No

If During the last 2 years (since the last time we interviewed you), not including vacations or short visits, have you worked/lived in the US? (A14) = 1. Yes
2. No »


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A15
Was this the first time you went to work/live in the US?

WAS THIS THE FIRST TIME YOU WENT TO WORK/LIVE IN THE US?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1. Yes
2. No

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2. No »


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A16
The first time you were in the US, what year did you leave?

THE FIRST TIME YOU WERE IN THE US, WHAT YEAR DID YOU LEAVE?
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8888. RF
9999. DK

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A17
The first time you were in the US, when you left Mexico, did you know anybody that would help you in the US when you moved there?

THE FIRST TIME YOU WERE IN THE US, WHEN YOU LEFT MEXICO, DID YOU KNOW ANYBODY THAT WOULD HELP YOU IN THE US WHEN YOU MOVED THERE?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1. Yes
2. No
8. RF
9. DK

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A18
Who helped you with the expenses when you moved to the US?

WHO HELPED YOU WITH THE EXPENSES WHEN YOU MOVED TO THE US?
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1. No one
2. Spouse only
3. Parents only
4. Siblings only
5. Parents and siblings
6. Children
7. Other person(s)
8. RF
9. DK

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A19
When did you come back from the US?

WHEN DID YOU COME BACK FROM THE US?
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8888. RF
9999. DK

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A20
Did you mainly live in rural (towns, ranches) or urban (cities) areas while in the US?

DID YOU MAINLY LIVE IN RURAL (TOWNS, RANCHES) OR URBAN (CITIES) AREAS WHILE IN THE US?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1. Mainly urban
2. Mainly rural
3. About the same
8. RF
9. DK

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A21
Do you have a green card or are you a permanent resident of the US?

DO YOU HAVE A GREEN CARD OR ARE YOU A PERMANENT RESIDENT OF THE US?
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1. Is a permanent resident
2. Citizen
3. No; neither
8. RF
9. DK

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A22
In total, how many years have you worked/lived in the US?

IN TOTAL, HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU WORKED/LIVED IN THE US?
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01. 12 months or less
88. RF
99. DK

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A23
During the longest visit in the US, what kind of job did you do most of the time?

DURING THE LONGEST VISIT IN THE US, WHAT KIND OF JOB DID YOU DO MOST OF THE TIME?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
01. Agriculture
02. Construction
03. Gardening/maintenance/service
04. Childcare or domestic work for a private residence
05. Restaurant/store/hotel
06. In an office/professional
07. Other (Specify)
08. Did not work
88. RF
99. DK

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A24
During that stay in the US, did you send money to your family in Mexico?

DURING THAT STAY IN THE US, DID YOU SEND MONEY TO YOUR FAMILY IN MEXICO?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1. Yes
2. No

If During that stay in the US, did you send money to your family in Mexico? (A24) = 1. Yes
2. No »


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A25
During that stay in the US, did you send money your spouse in Mexico?

DURING THAT STAY IN THE US, DID YOU SEND MONEY YOUR SPOUSE IN MEXICO?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1. Yes
2. No
3. Does not have a spouse
8. RF
9. DK

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A26
During that stay in the US, did you send money to your children in Mexico?

DURING THAT STAY IN THE US, DID YOU SEND MONEY TO YOUR CHILDREN IN MEXICO?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1. Yes
2. No
3. Does not have children
8. RF
9. DK

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A27
During that stay in the US, did you send money to your parents in Mexico?

DURING THAT STAY IN THE US, DID YOU SEND MONEY TO YOUR PARENTS IN MEXICO?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1. Yes
2. No
3. Didn't have parents
8. RF
9. DK

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A28
What was the intended use of the money you sent? Circle all that indicate.

WHAT WAS THE INTENDED USE OF THE MONEY YOU SENT? CIRCLE ALL THAT INDICATE.
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1. Savings for when returned to Mexico
2. To support family
3. To improve property in Mexico
4. To buy furniture or other durable goods for the house
5. Other
8. RF
9. DK

Answer values:
1. Yes
2. No

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A29
Think about your last stay in the US, why did you come back to Mexico? Circle all that indicate.

THINK ABOUT YOUR LAST STAY IN THE US, WHY DID YOU COME BACK TO MEXICO? CIRCLE ALL THAT INDICATE.
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01. You were ill
02. You missed your family
03. It was difficult to remain in the US
04. It was very expensive to remain in the US
05. Insufficient earnings
06. Problems regarding migration
07. Family problems in Mexico
08. Other
88. RF
99. DK

Answer values:
1. Yes
2. No

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A30
[Indicate if more than one reason stated in A29]

[INDICATE IF MORE THAN ONE REASON STATED IN A29]
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1. Yes
2. No

If [Indicate if more than one reason stated in A29] (A30) = 1. Yes
2. No »


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A31
What was the main reason for you to come back for the last time from the US?

WHAT WAS THE MAIN REASON FOR YOU TO COME BACK FOR THE LAST TIME FROM THE US?
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01. You were ill
02. You missed your family
03. It was difficult to remain the US
04. It was very expensive to remain in the US
05. Insufficient earnings
06. Problems regarding migration
07. Family problems in Mexico
08. Other
88. RF
99. DK

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A32
The last time you came back from the US, would say that your health was...?

THE LAST TIME YOU CAME BACK FROM THE US, WOULD SAY THAT YOUR HEALTH WAS...?
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1. Excellent
2. Very good
3. Good
4. Fair
5. Poor
8. RF
9. DK

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A33A
The last time you came back from the US, you...?

THE LAST TIME YOU CAME BACK FROM THE US, YOU...?
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1. Returned to the same community?
2. Returned to a different community in Mexico
8. RF
9. DK

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A33B
Did you ever contribute to the social security system in the US?

DID YOU EVER CONTRIBUTE TO THE SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM IN THE US?
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1. Yes
2. No
8. RF
9. DK

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A34
Do you attend religious services?

DO YOU ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES?
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1. Yes
2. No
8. RF
9. DK

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A35
How frequently do you participate in events organized by your church?

HOW FREQUENTLY DO YOU PARTICIPATE IN EVENTS ORGANIZED BY YOUR CHURCH?
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1. Never
2. Once in a while
3. Once or more per week
8. RF
9. DK

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A36
How important is religion in your life?

HOW IMPORTANT IS RELIGION IN YOUR LIFE?
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1. Very important
2. Somewhat important
3. Not important
8. RF
9. DK

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A37
During the last 2 years, did you participate in any volunteer work for a religious, educational or community organization?

DURING THE LAST 2 YEARS, DID YOU PARTICIPATE IN ANY VOLUNTEER WORK FOR A RELIGIOUS, EDUCATIONAL OR COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION?
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1. Yes
2. No
8. RF
9. DK

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A38
A38

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A39
Would you say that the number of hours you did volunteer work were about...

WOULD YOU SAY THAT THE NUMBER OF HOURS YOU DID VOLUNTEER WORK WERE ABOUT...
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1. less than two hours a week
2. between 2 and 4 hours a week
3. more than 4 hours a week
8. RF
9. DK

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A40
Interviewer:WITH WHAT FREQUENCY DID THE RESPONDENT NEED HELP TO ANSWER SECTION A. DEMOGRAPHICS OF FOLLOW-UP PERSON?

INTERVIEWER:WITH WHAT FREQUENCY DID THE RESPONDENT NEED HELP TO ANSWER SECTION A. DEMOGRAPHICS OF FOLLOW-UP PERSON?
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1. Never
2. A few times
3. Most of the time

End of A. Demographics