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* indicates there is some discrepancy in the question and/or answer text.
This variable appears in different sections of the individual studies.

EM1Age 1st yr worked 6 mths + at paid jobV05119EM1
EM2# years employed at least 6 mths/year part/full timeV05121EM2
EM3# years employed 35+ hrs/wk for 6+ monthsV05122EM3
EM4ALongest time not working for pay excl student/retirementV05123EM4A
EM4BUnit of time not working for pay, EM4V05124EM4B
EM601Reason not work for longest time:1st mention (5 iterations)V05126EM6_01
EM7A# weeks worked for pay or profit in past 12 mthsV05160EM7A
EM7B# weeks not working due to unpaid leave in past 12 mthsV05161EM7B
EM7C# weeks unemployed and looking for job in past 12 mthsV05162EM7C
EM7D# weeks not working or looking for paid job in past 12 mthsV05163EM7D
EM7EWorked for pay or profit last weekV05164EM7E
EM7FDisability prevents accepting any kind of work for next 6 mthsV05165EM7F
EM7HEmployed for pay/profit full/part time last weekV05166EM7H
EM7IDisability prevents accepting any kind of work for next 6 mthsV05168EM7I
EM7JDisability prevents accepting any kind of work for next 6 mthsV05169EM7J
EM7KReason absent from work last weekV05170EM7K
EM7_101Current employ situation:1st mention: Recoded (4 iterations)V05138
EM10Disability due to physical/emotional disorder or combinationV05185
EM10_1ALength of time expect ill/disability to prevent you from workingV05186
EM10_1BUnit of time ill/disability prevent from working, EM10_1AV05187
EM11Working for pay at present timeV05188EM11*
EM12ALength of time since last workedV05189
EM12BUnit of time since last worked, EM12AV05190
EM141Reason left last job:1st mention (2 iterations)V05192
EM15Kind of work you normally do: RecodedV05202EM15D4*
EM16Kind of place you work for, they make/do: RecodeV05203EM16D5*
EM17# hours work for pay/profit in average weekV05204D6*
EM18Last job-had employer or self -employedV05205
EM19Kind of work you did at last job: RecodedV05206EM19D23*
EM20Kind of place you worked for at last job: RecodeV05207EM20D24*
EM22Physical/emotional prob prevents you from working for payV05209EM22
EM22APhysical health/emotional problem or combinationV05210EM22A
EM23Limited in kind/amount work due to physical /emot healthV05211EM23
EM23APhysical health/emotional problem or combinationV05212EM23A
EM23BAmt of $ could earn w/ your health/ed/training if employedV05213EM23B*
EM24# full days of work missed in last 30 daysV05214EM24
EM251Reason missed 1 day of work:1st mention (2 iterations)V05215
EM26# days missed because of own health problemV05218
EM27# days came in late/went home early in past 30 daysV05219
EM28# hours work missed on that dayV05220
EM291Reason missed time:1st mention (2 iterations)V05221
EM30Average # hours of work missed each dayV05224
EM31# days reduced time at work due to own healthV05225
EM32# days came early/work late to catch up work in past 30 daysV05226
EM34# of extra hours of work in that dayV05227
EM35Total # of extra hours of work on those daysV05228
EM36APast month-speed/productivity higher than expectedV05229
EM36BPast month-speed/productivity lower than expectedV05230
EM36CPast month-didn't work at time supposed to workV05231
EM36DPast month-find yourself not working as carefully as shouldV05232
EM36EPast month-quality of work lower than expectedV05233
EM36FPast month-find yourself daydreaming/ not concentratingV05234
EM36GPast month-freq of trouble getting along with others at workV05235
EM36HPast month-difficulty controlling emotions around co-workersV05236
EM36IPast month-avoided interactactions w/ othersV05237
EM36JPast month-health problems limited you in kind/amt of workV05238
EM37Overall performance on days worked in past 30 daysV05239
EM38Usual job performance in past year or 2V05240
EM39Usual peformance of most workers on your jobV05241
EM40Achieved special success/achieve in past 30 daysV05242
EM41Work failure any time in past 30 daysV05243
EM42Caused accident or created saftey risk for others in past mthV05244
EM43Directly supervise othersV05245
EM43A# people directly superviseV05246
EM44AQuantity of money give to worker w/ score 0V05247
EM44BQuantity of money give to worker w/ score 2V05248
EM44CQuantity of money give to worker w/ score 4V05249
EM44DQuantity of money give to worker w/ score 6V05250
EM44EQuantity of money give to worker w/ score 8V05251
EM44FQuantity of money give to worker w/ score 10V05252
SE2# years school spouse/partner completed: Top/Bot CodeV05255
SE401Spouse/partner current employ status:1st mention: Recoded (3 iterations)V05256
SE5Spouse/partner working for pay at present timeV05268SE5*
SE6ALength of time since spouse/partner workedV05270
SE6BUnit of time since spouse/partner worked, SE6V05271
SE7Kind work spouse/partner did last job: RecodedV05272SE7H17D*
SE8Kind of place your spouse/partner worked:RcdeV05273SE8H17E*
SE9Kind work spouse/partner does: RecodedV05274SE9H17A*
SE10Kind of place your spouse/partner work: RecodeV05275H17B*
SE11# hours spouse/partner works for pay in average weekV05276SE11

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