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Variable Label: Leave country of origin because want/had to


CE2

Did you move from your country of origin because you or your family wanted to or because you had to?

1 WANTED TO

2 HAD TO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1WANTED TO213866.32%10.68%
2HAD TO108633.68%05.43%
-9REFUSED6-00.03%
-8DONT KNOW31-00.15%
.Missing16752-83.71%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Move carefully/somewhat/poorly planned


CE3 link to respondent booklet (RB, PG TOP OF 59)

Was your move or that of your family to the United States carefully planned, somewhat planned, poorly planned or not planned at all?

1 CAREFULLY PLANNED

2 SOMEWHAT PLANNED

3 POORLY PLANNED

4 NOT PLANNED AT ALL

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1CAREFULLY PLANNED140243.54%07.01%
2SOMEWHAT PLANNED88527.48%04.42%
3POORLY PLANNED24607.64%01.23%
4NOT PLANNED AT ALL68721.34%03.43%
-9REFUSED5-00.02%
-8DONT KNOW36-00.18%
.Missing16752-83.71%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: INTRO C4 Reasons came to US


CE4

I am going to read a list of reasons that people give for coming to the United States. After I read each reason, please tell me how important that reason was for you or your family to come to the United States.

PRESS 1 TO CONTINUE

1 CONTINUE

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1CONTINUE3260100.00%16.29%
-9REFUSED1-00.00%
.Missing16752-83.71%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: To find a job


CE4a

(I am going to read a list of reasons that people give for coming to the United States.)

To find employment or a job.

(Was that a very important, somewhat important, or not at all important reason?)

1 VERY IMPORTANT

2 SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT

3 NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1VERY IMPORTANT198761.31%09.93%
2SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT63019.44%03.15%
3NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT62419.25%03.12%
-9REFUSED4-00.02%
-8DONT KNOW16-00.08%
.Missing16752-83.71%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Join other family members


CE4b

(I am going to read a list of reasons that people give for coming to the United States.)

To join other family members.

(Was that a very important, somewhat important, or not at all important reason?)

1 VERY IMPORTANT

2 SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT

3 NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1VERY IMPORTANT171152.74%08.55%
2SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT53316.43%02.66%
3NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT100030.83%05.00%
-9REFUSED4-00.02%
-8DONT KNOW13-00.06%
.Missing16752-83.71%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Improve future of children


CE4c

(I am going to read a list of reasons that people give for coming to the United States.)

To improve the future of the children in the family.

(Was that a very important, somewhat important, or not at all important reason?)

1 VERY IMPORTANT

2 SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT

3 NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1VERY IMPORTANT258479.63%12.91%
2SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT28708.84%01.43%
3NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT37411.53%01.87%
-9REFUSED5-00.02%
-8DONT KNOW11-00.05%
.Missing16752-83.71%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Better opportunities


CE4d

(I am going to read a list of reasons that people give for coming to the United States.)

To improve your life or that of your family and look for better opportunities.

(Was that a very important, somewhat important, or not at all important reason?)

1 VERY IMPORTANT

2 SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT

3 NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1VERY IMPORTANT266882.09%13.33%
2SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT40512.46%02.02%
3NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT17705.45%00.88%
-9REFUSED2-00.01%
-8DONT KNOW9-00.04%
.Missing16752-83.71%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Political situation in country of origin


CE4e

(I am going to read a list of reasons that people give for coming to the United States.)

Because of the political situation in your country of origin.

(Was that a very important, somewhat important, or not at all important reason?)

1 VERY IMPORTANT

2 SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT

3 NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1VERY IMPORTANT129440.00%06.47%
2SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT48514.99%02.42%
3NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT145645.01%07.28%
-9REFUSED9-00.04%
-8DONT KNOW17-00.08%
.Missing16752-83.71%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Persecuted for political reasons


CE4f

(I am going to read a list of reasons that people give for coming to the United States.)

You or your family were persecuted for political reasons.

(Was that a very important, somewhat important, or not at all important reason?)

1 VERY IMPORTANT

2 SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT

3 NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1VERY IMPORTANT61919.17%03.09%
2SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT23707.34%01.18%
3NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT237373.49%11.86%
-9REFUSED8-00.04%
-8DONT KNOW24-00.12%
.Missing16752-83.71%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Seek medical attention


CE4g

(I am going to read a list of reasons that people give for coming to the United States.)

To seek medical attention.

(Was that a very important, somewhat important, or not at all important reason?)

1 VERY IMPORTANT

2 SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT

3 NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1VERY IMPORTANT49615.30%02.48%
2SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT32109.90%01.60%
3NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT242574.80%12.12%
-9REFUSED5-00.02%
-8DONT KNOW14-00.07%
.Missing16752-83.71%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Seek better education


CE4h

(I am going to read a list of reasons that people give for coming to the United States.)

To seek better educational opportunities.

(Was that a very important, somewhat important, or not at all important reason?)

1 VERY IMPORTANT

2 SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT

3 NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1VERY IMPORTANT202562.31%10.12%
2SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT60118.49%03.00%
3NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT62419.20%03.12%
-9REFUSED3-00.01%
-8DONT KNOW8-00.04%
.Missing16752-83.71%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

You can also view this variable in SDA open in new window.


Variable Label: Marital or family problems


CE4i

(I am going to read a list of reasons that people give for coming to the United States.)

Because of marital or family problems.

(Was that a very important, somewhat important, or not at all important reason?)

1 VERY IMPORTANT

2 SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT

3 NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1VERY IMPORTANT39812.28%01.99%
2SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT23507.25%01.17%
3NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT260880.47%13.03%
-9REFUSED6-00.03%
-8DONT KNOW14-00.07%
.Missing16752-83.71%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

You can also view this variable in SDA open in new window.


Variable Label: If deciding today, would still move to US


CE5

If you had to make the decision today, would you still move to the United States?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES301093.57%15.04%
5NO20706.43%01.03%
-9REFUSED3-00.01%
-8DONT KNOW41-00.20%
.Missing16752-83.71%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Difficulty visiting friends/family in country of origin


CE6

Would you say that visiting your relatives and friends in your country of origin is very difficult, somewhat difficult, not very difficult, or not at all difficult?

1 VERY DIFFICULT

2 SOMEWHAT DIFFICULT

3 NOT VERY DIFFICULT

4 NOT AT ALL DIFFICULT

5 (IF VOL) NO RELATIVES OR FRIENDS IN COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1VERY DIFFICULT73022.45%03.65%
2SOMEWHAT DIFFICULT81224.97%04.06%
3NOT VERY DIFFICULT53416.42%02.67%
4NOT AT ALL DIFFICULT108333.30%05.41%
5(IF VOL) NO RELATIVES OR FRIENDS IN COUNTRY OF ORIGIN9302.86%00.46%
-9REFUSED2-00.01%
-8DONT KNOW7-00.03%
.Missing16752-83.71%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Satisfaction with economic opportunities in US


CE7 link to respondent booklet (RB, BOTTOM OF PG 59)

How do you feel about the economic opportunity you have had in the US, would you say very satisfied, satisfied, neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, dissatisfied, very dissatisfied?

1 VERY SATISFIED

2 SATISFIED

3 NEITHER SATISFIED NOR DISSATISFIED

4 DISSATISFIED

5 VERY DISSATISFIED

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1VERY SATISFIED134028.97%06.70%
2SATISFIED230049.73%11.49%
3NEITHER SATISFIED NOR DISSATISFIED74716.15%03.73%
4DISSATISFIED18904.09%00.94%
5VERY DISSATISFIED4901.06%00.24%
-9REFUSED3-00.01%
-8DONT KNOW12-00.06%
.Missing15373-76.82%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

You can also view this variable in SDA open in new window.