Questionnaire Public Report 12/03/2012 01:52:23 PM Cohort: National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 Round: NLSY79 Round 20 Instrument : Nlsy79 R20 release
1. #### Gaps

 Q7-A [R73536.00] Section: Gaps

([total number of between job gaps] = 0)

COMMENT: SKIP ACCORDING TO THE NUMBER OF GAPS

If Answer = 1 Then Go To
Q8-1B

 Default Next: Q7-7B

 Q7-7B [] Section: Gaps

([total number of between job gaps] = 0)

COMMENT: SKIP ACCORDING TO THE NUMBER OF GAPS

If Answer = 1 Then Go To
Q8-1B

 Default Next: Q7-8 Lead-In: Q7-A [Default]

 Q7-8 [] Section: Gaps

INTERVIEWER: NOW ENTERING GAPS SECTION - PERIODS WHEN R WAS NOT WORKING.

 Default Next: Q7-9A-LOOP-BEGIN Lead-In: Q7-7B [Default]

 Q7-9A-LOOP-BEGIN [] Section: Gaps

REPEAT ([BJGAPS-LOOP13 counter])

COMMENT: START LOOP TO GATHER INFORMATION ON BETWEEN JOB GAPS

 Default Next: Q7-11-B Lead-In: Q7-8 [Default]

 Q7-11-B [] Section: Gaps

([# days duration of gap()] >= 7)

COMMENT: Check to see if the total number of days is 7 or more to see if gaps should be asked about

If Answer = 1 Then Go To
Q7-12

 Default Next: Q7-37-LOOP-END Lead-In: Q7-9A-LOOP-BEGIN [Default]

 Q7-12 [R73546.00] Section: Gaps

You said you were not working between [Number of gaps([index for loop about between job gaps- start date()])] and [Number of gaps([index for loop about between job gaps- stop date()])]. During how many of those weeks were you looking for work or on layoff from a job -- during none, some or all of those weeks?

 1   None   ...(Go To Q7-19_VERBATIM) 2   Some   ...(Go To Q7-16) 3   All   ...(Go To Q7-37-LOOP-END)

 Default Next: Q7-16 Lead-In: Q7-11-B [1:1]

 Q7-16 [R73554.00] Section: Gaps

You said you were not working from [Number of gaps([index for loop about between job gaps- start date()])] and [Number of gaps([index for loop about between job gaps- stop date()])]. That would be about [calculated number of total weeks in b/t job gap()] week(s) when you were not working.

For how many of these weeks were you looking for work or on layoff from a job?

 Enter Number:

 Default Next: Q7-17 Lead-In: Q7-12 [2:2], Q7-12 [Default]

 Q7-17 [R73558.00] Section: Gaps

([calculated number of total weeks in b/t job gap()] - [Number of weeks r was looking for work while on layoff from job()])

COMMENT: CALCULATE THE NUMBER OF WEEKS NOT WORKING AS AN EMPLOYEE AND NOT WORKING FOR SELF

If Answer = 0 Then Go To
Q7-37-LOOP-END

 Default Next: Q7-18 Lead-In: Q7-16 [Default]

 Q7-18 [] Section: Gaps

That leaves [Calculated number of weeks not working or self-employed()] week(s) that you were not working, looking for work.

 Default Next: Q7-19_VERBATIM Lead-In: Q7-17 [Default]

 Q7-19_VERBATIM [] Section: Gaps

What would you say was the main reason that you were not looking for work during that period?

(INTERVIEWER: RECORD VERBATIM AND SELECT RESPONSE.)

 RECORD VERBATIM

 Q7-19 [R73562.00] Section: Gaps

 1   BELIEVED NO WORK AVAILABLE IN LINE OF WORK OR AREA 2   COULDN'T FIND ANY WORK 3   LACKS NECESSARY SCHOOLING, TRAINING, SKILLS OR EXPERIENCE 4   EMPLOYERS THINK TOO YOUNG OR TOO OLD 5   OTHER TYPES OF DISCRIMINATION 6   CHILD CARE PROBLEMS 7   FAMILY RESPONSIBILITIES 8   IN SCHOOL OR OTHER TRAINING 9   ILL-HEALTH, PHYSICAL DISABILITY 10   TRANSPORTATION PROBLEMS 11   OTHER (SPECIFY)

 Default Next: Q7-37-LOOP-END Lead-In: Q7-19_VERBATIM [Default]

 Q7-37-LOOP-END [] Section: Gaps

UNTIL ([BJGAPS-LOOP13 counter], ([BJGAPS-LOOP13 counter] = [total number of between job gaps]))

COMMENT: END LOOP FOR BETWEEN JOB GAPS

 Default Next: Q8-1B Lead-In: Q7-12 [3:3], Q7-17 [0:0], Q7-11-B [Default], Q7-19 [Default]