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

Indicate if this is a follow-up or new person interview

INDICATE IF THIS IS A FOLLOW-UP OR NEW PERSON INTERVIEW
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If Indicate if this is a follow-up or new person interview = 2 »
 
   
 
I2

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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If Have you ever had a job for which you received a payment or profit? != 1. Yes
2. No
8. RF
9. DK »
 
     
   
I3

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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If Have you ever helped in a business, farm or ranch without receiving payment or profit? = 1. Yes
2. No
8. RF
9. DK »
 
     
   
I4

In what year or at what age did you start your first job?

IN WHAT YEAR OR AT WHAT AGE DID YOU START YOUR FIRST JOB?
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I5

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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I6

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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I7

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

IN THIS MAIN JOB, MOST OF YOUR TIME WERE YOU...?
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I8

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

FOR THIS MAIN JOB, DID YOU WORK IN A SPECIFIC LOCALE?
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If For this main job, did you work in a specific locale? = 1. Yes
2. No
8. RF
9. DK or For this main job, did you work in a specific locale? = 2 »
 
       
     
I9

Interviewer: Classify the previous answer in the following list

INTERVIEWER: CLASSIFY THE PREVIOUS ANSWER IN THE FOLLOWING LIST
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I10

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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I11

Did you ever perform this main job in the US?

DID YOU EVER PERFORM THIS MAIN JOB IN THE US?
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I12_1

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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I12_2

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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I12_3

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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I12_4

In your main job which of the following benefits do you receive (did you receive)?-Accounts in "Afores"

IN YOUR MAIN JOB WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS DO YOU RECEIVE (DID YOU RECEIVE)?-ACCOUNTS IN "AFORES"
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I12_5

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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I12_6

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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I12_7

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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I12_8

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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I13

Did you receive any benefits from IMSS before August 1997?

DID YOU RECEIVE ANY BENEFITS FROM IMSS BEFORE AUGUST 1997?
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I14

Have you ever had money deposited into a retirement pension?

HAVE YOU EVER HAD MONEY DEPOSITED INTO A RETIREMENT PENSION?
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I15

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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If Have you ever helped in a business, farm or ranch without receiving payment or profit? != 2 and Have you ever helped in a business, farm or ranch without receiving payment or profit? != 8 and Have you ever helped in a business, farm or ranch without receiving payment or profit? != 9 »
 
   
 
I16

Currently you...?

CURRENTLY YOU...?
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I17

Normally, on which days and how many hours do you spend at your primary job?

NORMALLY, ON WHICH DAYS AND HOW MANY HOURS DO YOU SPEND AT YOUR PRIMARY JOB?
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I18

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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I19

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

WOULD YOU CONSIDER THE ACTIVITIES THAT YOU NORMALLY YOU DO AT WORK BE SIMILAR TO OR THE SAME AS THE ACTIVITIES THAT YOU HAVE PERFORMED MOST OF YOUR LIFE?
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I20

Can you describe the work and principal functions that you carry out in your current primary job?

CAN YOU DESCRIBE THE WORK AND PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS THAT YOU CARRY OUT IN YOUR CURRENT PRIMARY JOB?
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I21

In your current primary job you are a(n)...

IN YOUR CURRENT PRIMARY JOB YOU ARE A(N)...
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I22

For this main job, do you work in a specific locale?

FOR THIS MAIN JOB, DO YOU WORK IN A SPECIFIC LOCALE?
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If For this main job, do you work in a specific locale? = 1. Yes
2. No
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9. DK or For this main job, do you work in a specific locale? = 2 »
 
       
     
I23

Interviewer: Classify the Respondent's Job

INTERVIEWER: CLASSIFY THE RESPONDENT'S JOB
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If Currently you...? != 2 and Currently you...? = 3 and Currently you...? != 8 and Currently you...? != 9 »
 
   
 
I24

For how many years have you worked at this job?

FOR HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU WORKED AT THIS JOB?
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I25_1

In your main job of the past week, which of the following benefits did you revceive?-IMSS

IN YOUR MAIN JOB OF THE PAST WEEK, WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS DID YOU REVCEIVE?-IMSS
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I25_2

In your main job of the past week, which of the following benefits did you revceive?-ISSSTE

IN YOUR MAIN JOB OF THE PAST WEEK, WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS DID YOU REVCEIVE?-ISSSTE
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I25_3

In your main job of the past week, which of the following benefits did you revceive?-SAR (Savings for retirement)

IN YOUR MAIN JOB OF THE PAST WEEK, WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS DID YOU REVCEIVE?-SAR (SAVINGS FOR RETIREMENT)
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I25_4

In your main job of the past week, which of the following benefits did you revceive?-Housing Credit

IN YOUR MAIN JOB OF THE PAST WEEK, WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS DID YOU REVCEIVE?-HOUSING CREDIT
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I25_5

In your main job of the past week, which of the following benefits did you revceive?-Health Insurance

IN YOUR MAIN JOB OF THE PAST WEEK, WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS DID YOU REVCEIVE?-HEALTH INSURANCE
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I25_6

In your main job of the past week, which of the following benefits did you revceive?-Life Insurance

IN YOUR MAIN JOB OF THE PAST WEEK, WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS DID YOU REVCEIVE?-LIFE INSURANCE
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I25_7

In your main job of the past week, which of the following benefits did you revceive?-Other

IN YOUR MAIN JOB OF THE PAST WEEK, WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS DID YOU REVCEIVE?-OTHER
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I26

What is your reason for not working?

WHAT IS YOUR REASON FOR NOT WORKING?
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I27

Have you ever worked in a business, self-employed activity, or as an assistant without pay?

HAVE YOU EVER WORKED IN A BUSINESS, SELF-EMPLOYED ACTIVITY, OR AS AN ASSISTANT WITHOUT PAY?
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I28

Which reason caused you to leave your last job?

WHICH REASON CAUSED YOU TO LEAVE YOUR LAST JOB?
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I29

In what month and year did you leave your last job?

IN WHAT MONTH AND YEAR DID YOU LEAVE YOUR LAST JOB?
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I30

Would you say your financial situation is

WOULD YOU SAY YOUR FINANCIAL SITUATION IS
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I31

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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End of I. Employment