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The table below only lists variables in the public use file. If you want to see the position and frequency distribution of variables that are in the restricted file, you can view all variables in this section.

* 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
EM6_01Reason not work for longest time:1st mention (5 iterations)V05126EM601
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_1_01Current employ situation:1st mention: Recoded (3 iterations)V09392DM_EM7_1
EM8A_501BLEMPLOYM.EM8A_5[1] (13 iterations)V05172
EM10Illness due to physical/emotional disorder/combV09395DM_EM10
EM11Working for pay at present timeV05188EM11
EM15Kind of work you normally do: RecodedV05202EM15D4*
EM16Kind of place you work for, they make/do: RecodeV05203EM16D5*
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
SE2# years school spouse/partner completed: Top/Bot CodeV09396DM_SE2 H16*
SE4_01Spouse/partner current employ status:1st mention: Recoded (3 iterations)V09398DM_SE401
SE5Spouse/partner working for pay at present timeV05268SE5
SE7Kind work spouse/partner did last job: RecodedV05272SE7H17D*
SE8Kind of place your spouse/partner worked:RcdeV05273SE8H17E*
SE9Kind work spouse/partner does: RecodedV05274SE9H17A*
SE11# hours spouse/partner works for pay in average weekV05276SE11
SE1301Race of spouse/partner:1st mention (3 iterations)V05279

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