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Variable Label: Reason left last job:1st mention


EM14

Why did you leave your last job--were you fired or laid off, did the company close down, did you quit, choose to retire, or did something else happen?

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1 FIRED

2 LAID OFF

3 PLANT/COMPANY CLOSED

4 QUIT

5 RETIRED

6 (IF VOL: WORK FORCE REDUCTION)

7 (IF VOL: RETURN TO SCHOOL)

8 OTHER (SPECIFY)

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1FIRED5603.61%00.28%
2LAID OFF9105.86%00.45%
3PLANT/COMPANY CLOSED5203.35%00.26%
4QUIT31019.96%01.55%
5RETIRED63640.95%03.18%
6(IF VOL: WORK FORCE REDUCTION)800.52%00.04%
7(IF VOL: RETURN TO SCHOOL)5903.80%00.29%
8OTHER (SPECIFY)34121.96%01.70%
-9REFUSED1-00.00%
-8DONT KNOW4-00.02%
.Missing18455-92.22%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

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

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