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Note: Codebooks contain frequency data from the private data release. For some variables, these differ from the frequencies in the public release. Variables that differ between the public and private versions include "(not available on public release)" as part of the variable description, or a note indicating the difference between the public and private versions.

In Person: Mortality Closeout

KMORT Mortality Closeout Module

OVERVIEW

The mortality closeout module is administered when an informant tells an
interviewer that the participant has died. After establishing the relationship
of the informant to the deceased participant, a short module is administered to
collect data mainly involving updates on the participant's last employment, and
information on the death itself.

The variables in this module are exactly replicated from the 2003-2005
Mortality Closeout module, with the addition of occupation and industry codes
from the 2000 census (the previous round only included the 1990 census).

IMPORTANT: This module is not administered systematically to all known dead
participants.  The WLS only obtain these data upon learning of a participant's
death during an the initial interview attempt.


BRIEF VARIABLE DESCRIPTIONS

    Variable ranges reference dataset/codebook order and are not necessarily 
    alphabetical.
    _____________________________________________________________________
    
    KW001IF:		        Relationship of Respondent to Deceased Participant
    
    KW002IF:			Participant's Marital Status at Time of Death 
    
    KW003IF-KW004IF:		Year and State of Participant's Death
    
    KW004IF:			Year of Deceased Participant's Birth
    
    KW006IF-KW006IFC:		Cause of Deceased Participant's Death
    				
    KW007IF-KW016IF:		Details Regarding Employment of Deceased Participant

kw001if: What is your relationship to the Deceased Participant?

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_ADEC5A

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 4360 4296 8656
3 MALE PARTNER/LOVER 0 1 1
4 SON 3 6 9
6 BROTHER 2 0 2
7 FATHER 1 0 1
13 FATHER-IN-LAW 1 0 1
34 DAUGHTER 4 5 9
36 SISTER 0 3 3
40 DAUGHTER-IN-LAW 3 3 6
50 NIECE 0 1 1
59 SPOUSE, GENDER UNKNOWN 60 23 83
73 PARTNER/LOVER, GENDER UNKNOWN 1 0 1
74 CHILD, GENDER UNKNOWN 1 2 3
92 ROOMMATE, GENDER UNKNOWN 1 0 1
165 LANDLORD OR RENTAL/HOUSING ORGANIZATION 0 1 1

kw002if: Was the Deceased Participant married at the time of his/her death?

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_ADEC5B

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 4360 4296 8656
-3 REFUSED 2 0 2
-2 58 23 81
1 YES 8 4 12
2 NO 9 18 27

kw003if: Year in which the Deceased Participant died.

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_ADOD_y

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 4360 4296 8656
-3 REFUSED 1 0 1
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 0 1
2008 9 4 13
2009 23 15 38
2010 24 9 33
2011 15 14 29
2012 4 3 7

kw004if: State in which the Deceased Participant died.

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_AMOR5_s

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 4360 4296 8656
-3 REFUSED 1 0 1
0 Foreign Country 0 1 1
1 Alabama 1 0 1
3 Arizona 0 1 1
4 Arkansas 0 1 1
5 California 3 2 5
10 Florida 1 0 1
11 Georgia 1 0 1
14 Illinois 2 2 4
20 Maine 1 0 1
24 Minnesota 4 2 6
29 Nevada 1 2 3
32 New Mexico 0 1 1
34 North Carolina 1 1 2
36 Ohio 0 1 1
38 Oregon 1 1 2
39 Pennsylvania 2 0 2
40 Rhode Island 1 0 1
41 South Carolina 1 0 1
43 Tennessee 1 1 2
44 Texas 2 0 2
47 Virginia 0 1 1
48 Washington 2 1 3
50 Wisconsin 51 27 78
Note: Public and private data differ. Only codes for public are Wisconsin (50) vs. non-Wisconsin (0).

kw005if: Year in which the Deceased Participant was born.

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_AMOR7_y

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 4360 4296 8656
-3 REFUSED 3 0 3
-1 DON'T KNOW 5 4 9
1917 - 1929 13 9 22
1930 - 1933 16 7 23
1934 - 1938 15 11 26
1939 - 1944 14 9 23
1945 - 1951 11 5 16

kw006if: Cause of the Deceased Participant's death - Detailed ICD-9 Codes.

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_AMOR8, y_AMOR8a

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 4360 4296 8656
-3 REFUSED 2 0 2
-1 DON'T KNOW 0 1 1
1 - 7099 ICD-9/ICF CODE 75 44 119
Note: Please read cor867 in Appendix R for information on how cause of death information was coded.
Note: Detailed cause of death codes not available on public release.

kw006ifc: Cause of the Deceased Participant's death - Collapsed ICD-9 Codes.

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: kw006if

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 4360 4296 8656
-3 REFUSED 2 0 2
-1 DON'T KNOW 0 1 1
20 Neoplasms 22 17 39
30 Endocrine, Nutritional, Metabolic, Immunity 2 1 3
40 Blood and Blood-Forming Organs 1 0 1
50 Mental Disorders 0 1 1
60 Nervous System and Sense Organs 9 3 12
70 Circulatory System 17 7 24
80 Respiratory System 6 4 10
90 Digestive System 6 5 11
100 Genitourinary system 2 0 2
130 Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 0 1 1
160 Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-Defined Conditions 1 2 3
170 Injury and Poisoning 3 2 5
180 ICD-9 E Codes 5 1 6
200 ICD-9 Volume 3 Headings 1 0 1
Note: Please read cor867 in Appendix R for information on how cause of death information was coded.

kw007if: Was there a kind of work the Deceased Participant usually did?

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_AMOR9

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 4360 4296 8656
-3 REFUSED 2 0 2
-1 DON'T KNOW 0 2 2
1 YES 71 37 108
2 NO 4 6 10

kw008if: Class of worker code for Deceased Participant's last job.

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_AMOR14, y_AMOR15, y_AMOR16, kw007if

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 4360 4296 8656
-3 REFUSED 1 0 1
-2 6 8 14
-1 DON'T KNOW 2 1 3
1 Private company, business or individual for wages, salary or commission 43 29 72
2 Government employee (federal, state or local government) 12 4 16
3 Own business or professional practice; incorporated 3 1 4
4 Own business or professional practice; not incorporated 10 2 12

kw009if: 1990 Census detailed industry code for Deceased Participant's last job.

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_AMOR10_ind1990, kw007if

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 4360 4296 8656
-2 6 8 14
1 - 999 1990 CENSUS DETAILED INDUSTRY CODE 71 37 108
Note: See Appendix E on Occupation Coding

kw109if: 2000 Census detailed industry code for Deceased Participant's last job.

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_AMOR10_ind2000, kw007if

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 4360 4296 8656
-2 6 8 14
1 - 999 2000 CENSUS DETAILED INDUSTRY CODE 71 37 108
Note: See Appendix E on Occupation Coding

kw010if: 1990 Census detailed occupation code for Deceased Participant's last job.

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_AMOR10_occ1990, kw007if

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 4360 4296 8656
-2 6 8 14
1 - 999 1990 CENSUS DETAILED OCCUPATION CODE 71 37 108
Note: See Appendix E on Occupation Coding

kw110if: 2000 Census detailed occupation code for Deceased Participant's last job.

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_AMOR10_occ2000, kw007if

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 4360 4296 8656
-2 6 8 14
1 - 999 2000 CENSUS DETAILED OCCUPATION CODE 71 37 108
Note: See Appendix E on Occupation Coding

kw011if: 1990 major industry code for Deceased Participant's last job.

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: kw009if, kw007if

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 4360 4296 8656
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 2 1 3
-2 6 8 14
1 Agriculture, Forestry, And Fisheries 5 1 6
3 Construction 6 1 7
4 Manufacturing 21 3 24
5 Transportation, Communications, And Other Public Utilities 9 2 11
6 Wholesale And Retail Trade 8 5 13
7 Finance, Insurance, And Real Estate 1 4 5
8 Business And Repair Services 1 1 2
9 Personal Services 2 3 5
10 Entertainment And Recreation Services 2 0 2
12 Professional And Related Services 14 16 30
Note: See Appendix E on Occupation Coding

kw111if: 2000 major industry code for Deceased Participant's last job.

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: kw109if, kw007if

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 4360 4296 8656
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 13 7 20
-2 6 8 14
1 Agriculture, Forestry, And Fisheries 5 1 6
4 Manufacturing 20 1 21
5 Transportation, Communications, And Other Public Utilities 5 2 7
6 Wholesale And Retail Trade 9 5 14
7 Finance, Insurance, And Real Estate 1 2 3
8 Business And Repair Services 4 0 4
9 Personal Services 8 6 14
11 Public Administration 1 1 2
12 Professional And Related Services 5 12 17
Note: See Appendix E on Occupation Coding

kw012if: 1990 major occupation code for Deceased Participant's last job.

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: kw010if, kw007if

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 4360 4296 8656
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 1 1 2
-2 6 8 14
1 Professional, Technical & Specialty: Self-Employed & w/o Pay 3 0 3
2 Professional, Technical & Specialty: Salaried & N.A. 11 8 19
3 Executives, Administrators & Managers: Salaried & N.A. 10 3 13
4 Executives, Administrators & Managers: Self-Employed & w/o Pay 1 0 1
5 Sales: Not Retail Trade 4 4 8
6 Sales: Retail Trade 2 2 4
7 Administrator Support, Including Clerical 3 7 10
8 Precision Production, Craftsmen, Repair: Manufacturing 5 0 5
9 Precision Production, Craftsmen, Repair: Construction 2 0 2
10 Precision Production, Craftsmen, Repair: All Other & N.A. 5 2 7
11 Operators & Fabricators: Manufacturing 6 0 6
12 Operators & Fabricators: All Other & N.A. 8 0 8
13 Service Occupations 3 8 11
14 Handlers, Equipment Cleaners, Helpers/Laborers: Manufacturing 2 2 4
15 Handlers, Equipment Cleaners, Helpers/Laborers: All Other & N.A. 1 0 1
16 Farm Operators & Managers 4 0 4
Note: See Appendix E on Occupation Coding

kw112if: 2000 major occupation code for Deceased Participant's last job.

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: kw110if, kw007if

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 4360 4296 8656
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 18 5 23
-2 6 8 14
1 Professional, Technical & Specialty: Self-Employed & w/o Pay 5 0 5
2 Professional, Technical & Specialty: Salaried & N.A. 10 6 16
3 Executives, Administrators & Managers: Salaried & N.A. 6 1 7
4 Executives, Administrators & Managers: Self-Employed & w/o Pay 4 0 4
5 Sales: Not Retail Trade 2 1 3
7 Administrator Support, Including Clerical 1 7 8
8 Precision Production, Craftsmen, Repair: Manufacturing 1 0 1
10 Precision Production, Craftsmen, Repair: All Other & N.A. 9 5 14
11 Operators & Fabricators: Manufacturing 5 0 5
12 Operators & Fabricators: All Other & N.A. 4 2 6
13 Service Occupations 3 5 8
14 Handlers, Equipment Cleaners, Helpers/Laborers: Manufacturing 1 0 1
16 Farm Operators & Managers 1 0 1
17 Farm Workers & Related Occupations 1 5 6
Note: See Appendix E on Occupation Coding

kw013if: 1989 Nakao-Treas Prestige rating for Deceased Participant's last job.

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: kw010if, kw007if

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 4360 4296 8656
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 1 1 2
-2 6 8 14
126 - 260 15 7 22
263 - 417 14 7 21
422 - 567 16 10 26
593 - 814 13 8 21
832 - 930 12 4 16
Note: See Appendix E on Occupation Coding

kw014if: 1990 occupational education score for Deceased Participant's last job.

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: kw010if, kw009if, kw008if, kw007if

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 4360 4296 8656
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 1 1 2
-2 6 8 14
147 - 249 17 4 21
277 - 399 14 7 21
402 - 633 10 11 21
648 - 846 13 8 21
864 - 967 16 6 22
Note: See Appendix E on Occupation Coding

kw114if: 2000 occupational education score for Deceased Participant's last job.

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: kw110if, kw109if, kw108if, kw007if

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 4360 4296 8656
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 44 26 70
-2 6 8 14
0 - 275 5 2 7
306 - 435 5 2 7
446 - 604 4 3 7
667 - 780 5 2 7
786 - 993 8 2 10
Note: See Appendix E on Occupation Coding

kw015if: 1990 occupational earnings score for Deceased Participant's last job.

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: kw010if, kw009if, kw008if, kw007if

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 4360 4296 8656
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 1 1 2
-2 6 8 14
44 - 112 3 18 21
126 - 206 17 5 22
207 - 360 17 4 21
373 - 517 18 3 21
519 - 816 15 6 21
Note: See Appendix E on Occupation Coding

kw115if: 2000 occupational earnings score for Deceased Participant's last job.

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: kw110if, kw109if, kw108if, kw007if

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 4360 4296 8656
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 44 26 70
-2 6 8 14
78 - 127 3 4 7
145 - 327 4 4 8
339 - 352 8 0 8
385 - 548 6 1 7
566 - 698 6 2 8
Note: See Appendix E on Occupation Coding

kw016if: Year in which Deceased Participant stopped doing this kind of work.

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_AMOR17

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 4360 4296 8656
-2 6 8 14
-1 DON'T KNOW 8 3 11
1955 - 1987 10 9 19
1988 - 1994 14 5 19
1995 - 2001 14 6 20
2002 - 2008 13 11 24
2009 - 2011 12 3 15

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