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Phone: Education

UEDUC - Sibling Spouse Education Module      


OVERVIEW

Information about the Sibling Spouse's education was collected in 
the following manner:
      
     -Information on secondary education was collected in this module. Whether
      the respondent attended the 9th grade or high school in Wisconsin and 
      the name and location of the high school the sibling-spouse attended the 
      longest by the respondent were collected.  If the sibling-spouse was 
      female, her name while attending this school was also ascertained.
     
     -Success questions are actually asked at the end of the interview. 
      Following the 1993 codebook, they are put here. 


NOTE: See cor905 in Appendix B for variable creation details.


BRIEF VARIABLE DESCRIPTIONS

     AB001RE-AB005REC:   Summary of educational history
  
     AB042RE-AB044RE:    Wisconsin secondary school variables using 2003 data.
  
     AB037RE-AB040RE:    Success in education, work, finances and family life.

bb001re: Has sibling spouse ever attended college?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_b10, c_h_b10, h_b20, BB003RED

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 1 1 2
-3 REFUSED 0 1 1
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 0 1
1 YES 564 663 1227
2 NO 380 514 894

bb003red: Summary of equivalent years of regular education based on highest degree.

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_b10, c_h_b10, h_b20

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 1 1 2
-3 REFUSED 0 1 1
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 0 1
8 19 5 24
9 20 6 26
10 16 13 29
11 16 15 31
12 HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE OR LESS THAN ONE YR OF COLLEGE 329 494 823
13 ONE YEAR OF COLLEGE 56 119 175
14 TWO YRS COLLEGE,ASST. DEGREE 89 127 216
15 THREE YEARS COLLEGE 15 24 39
16 BACHELOR'S DEGREE 168 226 394
17 ONE-YEAR MASTER'S DEGREE 14 13 27
18 TWO-YEAR MASTER'S 138 117 255
19 PROFSSNL. DEGREES, ONE OR MORE YRS POST-TWO-YR-MASTER'S 11 8 19
20 PHD, MD, JD 51 10 61
21 POST DOCTORATE EDUCATION 2 0 2

bb005rec: What is the sibling spouse's highest degree since high school?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: BB003RED

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 1 1 2
-3 REFUSED 0 1 1
-2 400 533 933
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 0 1
1 ASSOCIATE'S DEGREE 160 270 430
2 BACHELOR'S DEGREE 168 226 394
3 MASTER'S DEGREE 152 130 282
4 DOCTORATE OR PROFESSIONAL DEGREE 64 18 82

bb042re: Did you ever attended high school or 9th grade in Wisconsin?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_b40, h_b50, BB003RED, h_b10, h_b20

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 4 4 8
-3 REFUSED 0 1 1
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 0 1
1 YES 686 866 1552
2 NO 255 308 563

bb043re: In what year did sibling spouse graduate from Wisconsin high school?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_b80, h_b40, BB003RED, h_b10, c_h_b10

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 0 1 1
-3 REFUSED 0 1 1
-2 311 350 661
-1 DON'T KNOW 13 9 22
1934 - 1954 211 129 340
1955 - 1959 153 160 313
1960 - 1963 131 191 322
1964 - 1969 91 206 297
1970 - 2001 36 132 168
Note: Top and bottom coded on public release.

bb044re: Was Wisconsin high school or 9th grade located in a city, town or rural area?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: h_b65, BB042RE

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-2 260 313 573
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 2 3
1 CITY 497 591 1088
2 TOWN 155 218 373
3 RURAL AREA 33 55 88

bb037re: To what extent have you been successful in education?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: b416s

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-5 PARTIAL INTERVIEW 15 11 26
-3 REFUSED 3 0 3
-1 DON'T KNOW 2 1 3
1 NOT AT ALL SUCCESSFUL 7 6 13
2 NOT VERY SUCCESSFUL 49 73 122
3 SOMEWHAT SUCCESSFUL 505 624 1129
4 VERY SUCCESSFUL 365 464 829
Note: This is actually asked at the very end of the interview during the address check while the education questions are at the beginning of the interview. This is why there are partial interviews here

bb038re: To what extent have you been successful in work?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: b418

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-5 PARTIAL INTERVIEW 15 11 26
-3 REFUSED 2 1 3
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 1 2
1 NOT AT ALL SUCCESSFUL 1 0 1
2 NOT VERY SUCCESSFUL 5 28 33
3 SOMEWHAT SUCCESSFUL 329 452 781
4 VERY SUCCESSFUL 593 686 1279
Note: This is actually asked at the very end of the interview during the address check while the education questions are at the beginning of the interview. This is why there are partial interviews here

bb039re: To what extent have you been successful in finance?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: b418f

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-5 PARTIAL INTERVIEW 15 11 26
-3 REFUSED 7 4 11
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 2 3
1 NOT AT ALL SUCCESSFUL 2 4 6
2 NOT VERY SUCCESSFUL 34 69 103
3 SOMEWHAT SUCCESSFUL 559 682 1241
4 VERY SUCCESSFUL 328 407 735
Note: This is actually asked at the very end of the interview during the address check while the education questions are at the beginning of the interview. This is why there are partial interviews here

bb040re: To what extent have you been successful in family?

Data source: Sibling Spouse Respondent      Collected in: 2005      Mode: phone
Source variables: b418g

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
-5 PARTIAL INTERVIEW 15 11 26
-3 REFUSED 3 2 5
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 0 1
2 NOT VERY SUCCESSFUL 9 3 12
3 SOMEWHAT SUCCESSFUL 276 270 546
4 VERY SUCCESSFUL 642 893 1535
Note: This is actually asked at the very end of the interview during the address check while the education questions are at the beginning of the interview. This is why there are partial interviews here

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