Questionnaire Public Report11/29/2012 01:09:42 PM
Cohort:NLSY79 Young Adults
Round:YAdult Round 18
Instrument :Yadult7998
  1. 1st Significant post-HS job YA18



Q10-0AA [Y08438.00]Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

([is R currently enrolled]=1)

COMMENT: check enrollment status of R

 1   CONDITION APPLIES
 0   CONDITION DOES NOT APPLY   ...(Go To Q10-0B)

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Q10-0B [Y08439.00]Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

SYMBOLEXIST ([date R dropped out of school])

COMMENT: check if there is a dropout date from sect 4

 1   CONDITION APPLIES   ...(Go To Q10-0C-A)
 0   CONDITION DOES NOT APPLY

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Lead-In:Q10-0AA [0:0]


Q10-0C-A [Y08440.00]Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

CTOD(SUBSTR ([date R dropped out of school],01,02) + "/15/" + SUBSTR([date R dropped out of school],04,04)) < [January 1997]

COMMENT: break up string from d4 to include day

 1   CONDITION APPLIES   ...(Go To Q10-0D)
 0   CONDITION DOES NOT APPLY

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Lead-In:Q10-0B [1:1]


Q10-0D []Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

**** SECTION 10 ******FIRST SIGNIFICANT JOB AFTER LEAVING HIGH SCHOOL****

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Lead-In:Q10-0C-A [1:1]


Q10-0F [Y08441.00]Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

I have the date of your last enrollment as [date R dropped out of school]. Is that correct?

 1   Yes   ...(Go To Q10-2)
 0   No

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Lead-In:Q10-0D [Default]


Q10-0G [Y08442.01]Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

When were you last enrolled in school?

Enter Date:  
MonthYear 

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Lead-In:Q10-0B [Default], Q10-0F [Default]


Q10-0H [Y08443.00]Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

CTOD(SUBSTR ([date R dropped out of school],01,02) + "/15/" + SUBSTR([date R dropped out of school],04,04)) < [January 1997]

COMMENT: break up string from d4 to include day

 1   CONDITION APPLIES   ...(Go To Q10-2)
 0   CONDITION DOES NOT APPLY

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Lead-In:Q10-0G [Default]


Q10-2 [Y08444.00]Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

Now I'd like to know about the first job at which you worked for at least two months after you stopped going to school in [date R dropped out of school]. This may include a job we have already talked about. For whom did you work at this job?

 1   SELECT TO ENTER EMPLOYER NAME
 2   NEVER WORKED FOR AT LEAST TWO MONTHS   ...(Go To Q11-1)

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Lead-In:Q10-0F [1:1], Q10-0H [1:1]


Q10-2A []Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

For whom did you work at this job?

Enter: 

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Q10-2B [Y08445.00]Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

How many hours a week did you usually work at this job with [employer of first job at which R worked for at least two months after stopped going to school]?

--less than 20 hours a week, or 20 hours a week or more?

 1   Less than 20 hours per week
 2   20 hours a week or more   ...(Go To Q10-3)

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Lead-In:Q10-2A [Default]


Q10-2D [Y08446.00]Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

Since you left regular school, what was the first job at which you worked for at least 2 months and at least 20 hours a week?

 1   SELECT TO ENTER EMPLOYER NAME
 2   NEVER WORKED AT SUCH A JOB   ...(Go To Q11-1)

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Lead-In:Q10-2B [Default]


Q10-2E []Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

For whom did you work at this job?

Enter: 

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Lead-In:Q10-2D [Default]


Q10-3 [Y08447.01]Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

Now I'd like to ask a few questions about your job with [since R left regular school, first job at which worked for at least 2 months and at least 20 hours a week]. When did you first start working for [since R left regular school, first job at which worked for at least 2 months and at least 20 hours a week]?

(ENTER MONTH AND YEAR:)

Enter Date:  
MonthYear 

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Lead-In:Q10-2B [2:2], Q10-2E [Default]


Q10-4 [Y08448.00]Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

When did you last stop working for [since R left regular school, first job at which worked for at least 2 months and at least 20 hours a week]?

 0   CURRENTLY WORKING FOR THIS EMPLOYER   ...(Go To Q11-1)
 1   SELECT TO ENTER DATE

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Lead-In:Q10-3 [Default]


Q10-4A [Y08449.01]Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

(INTERVIEWER: ENTER MONTH AND YEAR STOPPED WORKING FOR [since R left regular school, first job at which worked for at least 2 months and at least 20 hours a week]?)

Enter Date:  
MonthYear 

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Lead-In:Q10-4 [Default]


Q10-4B [Y08450.00]Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

CTOD (SUBSTR ([date R began working at job],01,02) + "/15/" + SUBSTR([date R began working at job],04,04)) > [January 1997]

COMMENT: break up string from d4 to include day

 1   CONDITION APPLIES   ...(Go To Q11-1)
 0   CONDITION DOES NOT APPLY

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Lead-In:Q10-4A [Default]


Q10-4E [Y08451.00]Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

CTOD (SUBSTR ([date R stopped working at job],01,02) +"/15/" + SUBSTR([date R stopped working at job],04,04)) > [January 1997]

COMMENT: break up string from d4 to include day

 1   CONDITION APPLIES   ...(Go To Q11-1)
 0   CONDITION DOES NOT APPLY

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Lead-In:Q10-4B [Default]


Q10-6 [Y08452.00]Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

What kind of business or industry was this?

PROBE: What did they make or do?

(RECORD VERBATIM)

Enter Number: 

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Lead-In:Q10-4E [Default]


Q10-7A [Y08453.00]Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

What kind of work did you do for [since R left regular school, first job at which worked for at least 2 months and at least 20 hours a week]

IF MORE THAN ONE KIND OF WORK, PROBE: What kind of work did you do the longest for [since R left regular school, first job at which worked for at least 2 months and at least 20 hours a week]?

(RECORD VERBATIM)

Enter Number: 

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Q10-7B []Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

What were some of your main activities or duties?

(RECORD VERBATIM)

Enter: 

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Q10-8 [Y08454.00]Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

How many hours per week did you USUALLY work at this job?

(ENTER NUMBER OF HOURS)

Enter Number: 

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Lead-In:Q10-7B [Default]


Q10-9 [Y08455.00]Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

How many hours per day did you USUALLY work?

(ENTER NUMBER OF HOURS)

Enter Number: 

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Lead-In:Q10-8 [Default]


Q10-10 [Y08456.00]Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

Altogether, including tips, overtime, and bonuses, how much did you USUALLY earn at that job? Please give me the amount you earned BEFORE DEDUCTIONS like taxes and social security were taken out. ENTER IN APPROPRIATE BOXES.

PROBE IF NECESSARY: What was that per hour, per day, per week or what? (Enter answer on next screen)

Enter Number: 

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Lead-In:Q10-9 [Default]


Q10-10A [Y08457.00]Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

What was that per hour, per day, per week or what?

 1   Per hour
 2   Per day
 3   Per week
 4   Bi-weekly (Every 2 weeks)
 8   Bi-monthly (twice a month)
 5   Per month
 6   Per year
 7   Other (SPECIFY)

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Lead-In:Q10-10 [Default]


Q10-11 [Y08458.00]Section: 1st Significant post-HS job YA18

Why did you happen to leave this job?

 1   LAYOFF, PLANT CLOSED OR END OF TEMPORARY OR SEASONAL JOB
 2   DISCHARGED OR FIRED
 3   PROGRAM ENDED
 4   QUIT BECAUSE FOUND A BETTER JOB
 5   QUIT BECAUSE OF EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS (DIDN'T LIKE HOURS, WORKING CONDITIONS,OR LOCATION, DIDN'T GET ALONG WITH OTHER EMPLOYEES OR BOSS.
 6   QUIT BECAUSE WAGES TOO LOW
 7   QUIT DUE TO OWN ILLNESS OR DISABILITY
 8   QUIT BECAUSE INTERFERED WITH SCHOOL
 9   QUIT TO ENTER ARMED FORCES
 10   PREGNANCY
 11   HUSBAND OR WIFE CHANGED JOBS AND/OR MOVED
 12   MOTHER OR FATHER CHANGED JOBS AND/OR MOVED
 13   FAMILY REASONS (TO GET MARRIED, CARE FOR CHILDREN, ILLNESS OF OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS ILLNESS OF OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS
 14   OTHER (SPECIFY)

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Lead-In:Q10-10A [Default]