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

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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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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:

 
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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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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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