WLS Codebooks and Flowcharts

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.

Phone: Future/Retirement

sw001re - sw003ree       What respondent would like to be doing 10
                         years from now.

sw004ref - sw019reh      1970 and 1990 Industry and Occupation codes,
                         prestige scores, and SES scores for future job.

sw021red                 Chances respondent will be doing what
                         s/he wants in 10 years.

sw022red - sw0023ree     Respondent's retirement status, and
                         century-month of retirement.

sw024sp - sw025spd       Spouse's retirement status, and century-
                         month of retirement.

sw026red - sw030ree      Chances a currently working respondent
                         will reduce hours before retirement, work
                         full time until age 55, 62, or 65, and
                         the expected change in respondent's
                         standard of living at retirement.

sw031ree - sw032ree      Chances a currently retired respondent
                         will return to work, and the change in
                         respondent's standard of living since
                         retirement.

sw033re                  How far is respondent from what s/he
                         would eventually like to achieve in life?

sw001re: What would you like to be doing 10 years from now, in terms of work?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: 934f, b934f, RW001RE

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 62 40 102
-1 DON'T KNOW 17 20 37
1 SAME WORK AS NOW 81 69 150
2 WORKING FULL-TIME 475 307 782
3 WORKING PART-TIME 470 563 1033
4 NOT WORKING 20 117 137
5 KEEPING HOUSE 0 21 21
6 RETIRED 1165 1279 2444
7 TERMINALLY ILL 4 2 6
8 VOLUNTEER 7 39 46
9 WORKING FULL- or PART-TIME 2 6 8
10 RETIRED AND WORKING PART-TIME 5 1 6
13 VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES - CHURCH RELATED 1 1 2
14 LESIURE ACTIVITIES - CREATIVE (E.G., WRITING, CARVING, INVENTING) 5 4 9
16 LEISURE ACTIVITIES - TRAVEL 2 5 7
17 FAMILY ACTIVITIES 0 2 2
18 ATTENDING SCHOOL 1 0 1
19 DISABLED, CANNOT WORK 4 2 6
20 OTHER 3 2 5

sw002red: Is what you would like to do 10 years from now, the same kind of work that you are doing now?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SW001RE, 934h, RW002RED

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED/NOT ASCERTAINED 1 0 1
-2 1291 1534 2825
-1 DON'T KNOW 17 24 41
1 YES 774 645 1419
2 NO 241 277 518

sw003ree: Is the job you would like to do 10 years from now working for yourself or for someone else?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SW002RED, 934s, RW003REE

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 2 0 2
-2 2065 2179 4244
-1 DON'T KNOW 25 19 44
1 SELF 140 101 241
2 SOMEONE ELSE 92 181 273

swu04ref: 1970 Census detailed industry code for respondent's future employer in 10 years.

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SW002RED, SFU52RED, 934m, 934s, RWU04REF
Revisions: Updated 9/99     

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 4 14 18
-2 1291 1534 2825
-1 DON'T KNOW 61 76 137
017 - 937 1970 INDUSTRY CODES 968 856 1824
Note: If respondent would like to be doing the same work in 10 years
that s/he is doing now, then the future industry code (SWU04REF)
is the same as that for current/last job.

See Change Notice #20 for difference between updated and
original variables. Original variables used prior to the
9/99 update are retained in a separate module - archvd57_94.

See Appendix E on occupational coding and variable construction.

swu05ref: 1970 Census detailed occupation code for respondent's future employer in 10 years.

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SW002RED, SF053RED, 934i, 934g, RWU05REF
Revisions: Updated 9/99     

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 5 15 20
-2 1291 1534 2825
-1 DON'T KNOW 56 57 113
001 - 984 1970 OCCUPATION CODES 972 874 1846
Note: If respondent would like to be doing the same work in 10 years
that s/he is doing now, then the future occupation code (SWU05REF)
is the same as that for current/last job.

See Change Notice #20 for difference between updated and
original variables. Original variables used prior to the
9/99 update are retained in a separate module - archvd57_94.

See Appendix E on occupational coding and variable construction.

swu06ref: Class of worker code for respondent's future employer in 10 years.

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SW002RED, 934s, RWU06REF
Revisions: Updated 9/99, 9/00     

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 5 17 22
-2 1291 1534 2825
-1 DON'T KNOW 27 19 46
1 Private company, business or individual for wages, salary or commission 536 588 1124
2 Government employee (federal, state or local government) 87 147 234
3 Own business or professional practice; incorporated 70 13 83
4 Own business or professional practice; not incorporated 306 158 464
5 Working without pay in a family business or farm 2 4 6
Note: See Change Notice #21 for information about 9/00 update.

If respondent would like to be doing the same work in 10 years
that s/he is doing now, then the class of worker code (SWU06REF)
is the same as that for current/last job.

Class of worker could not be differentiated between government and
private (for respondents working for someone else), and between
incorporated and not incorporated self-employment. For all
respondents who responded that they wished to work for someone
else in the future (934s=2), SWU06REF = 1. All respondents who
indicated that they wished to work for themselves in the future
(934s=1) were coded SWU06REF = 4.

See Change Notice #20 for difference between updated and
original variables. Original variables used prior to the
9/99 update are retained in a separate module - archvd57_94.

See Appendix E on occupational coding and variable construction.

swu07reg: 1970 Major industry code for respondent's future employer in 10 years.

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SWU04REF, SWU05REF, RWU07REG
Revisions: Updated 9/99     

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 4 14 18
-2 1291 1534 2825
-1 DON'T KNOW 61 76 137
1 Agriculture, Forestry, And Fisheries 73 30 103
2 Mining 1 0 1
3 Construction 81 16 97
4 Manufacturing 210 73 283
5 Transportation, Communications, And Other Public Utilities 68 28 96
6 Wholesale And Retail Trade 135 136 271
7 Finance, Insurance, And Real Estate 93 63 156
8 Business And Repair Services 63 43 106
9 Personal Services 22 32 54
10 Entertainment And Recreation Services 16 14 30
11 Public Administration 31 32 63
12 Professional And Related Services 175 389 564
Note: See Change Notice #20 for difference between updated and original
variables. Original variables used prior to the 9/99 update are
retained in a separate module - archvd57_94.

See Appendix E - COR713 for Creation of major industry, major
occupation, status, and prestige.

swu08reg: 1970 Major occupation code for respondent's future employer in 10 years.

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SWU04REF, SWU05REF, SWU06REF, RWU08REG
Revisions: Updated 9/99     

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 5 15 20
-2 1291 1534 2825
-1 DON'T KNOW 56 57 113
1 Professional, Technical & Specialty: Self-Employed & w/o Pay 79 66 145
2 Professional, Technical & Specialty: Salaried & N.A. 172 234 406
3 Executives, Administrators & Managers: Salaried & N.A. 146 84 230
4 Executives, Administrators & Managers: Self-Employed & w/o Pay 97 39 136
5 Sales: Not Retail Trade 81 28 109
6 Sales: Retail Trade 12 32 44
7 Administrator Support, Including Clerical 44 205 249
8 Precision Production, Craftsmen, Repair: Manufacturing 34 3 37
9 Precision Production, Craftsmen, Repair: Construction 41 2 43
10 Precision Production, Craftsmen, Repair: All Other & N.A. 60 9 69
11 Operators & Fabricators: Manufacturing 52 26 78
12 Operators & Fabricators: All Other & N.A. 36 10 46
13 Service Occupations 26 111 137
14 Handlers, Equipment Cleaners, Helpers/Laborers: Manufacturing 1 0 1
15 Handlers, Equipment Cleaners, Helpers/Laborers: All Other & N.A. 29 10 39
16 Farm Operators & Managers 52 10 62
17 Farm Workers & Related Occupations 10 5 15
Note: See Change Notice #20 for difference between updated and original
variables. Original variables used prior to the 9/99 update are
retained in a separate module - archvd57_94.

See Appendix E - COR713 for Creation of major industry, major
occupation, status, and prestige.

swa09reg: 1970 Occupational Education Score for respondent's future employer in 10 years.

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SWU04REF, SWU05REF, SWU06REF, RWA09REG
Revisions: Added 9/99; Updated 12/99, 9/00     

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 5 15 20
-2 1291 1534 2825
-1 DON'T KNOW 56 57 113
0021 - 0995 1970 EDUCATION SCORE 972 874 1846
Note: See Change Notice #21 for information about 9/00 update.

There is an implied decimal point one place to the left of
the right most digit.

The 1970-basis occupational education score is the
percentage of persons in the 1970 Census in an occupation/
industry/class-of-worker category who completed
one year of college or more. See Appendix E--
COR 638 and COR 713 for details, and a recommended
transformation of this variable is described in MEMO133.

swb09reg: 1970 Occupational Income Score for respondent's future employer in 10 years.

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SWU04REF, SWU05REF, SWU06REF, RWB09REG
Revisions: Added 9/99; Updated 12/99, 9/00     

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 5 15 20
-2 1291 1534 2825
-1 DON'T KNOW 56 57 113
0002 - 0877 1970 INCOME SCORE 972 874 1846
Note: See Change Notice #21 for information about 9/00 update.

There is an implied decimal point one place to the left of
the right most digit.

The 1970-basis occupational income score is the
percentage of persons in the 1970 Census in an occupation/
industry/class-of-worker category whose income was
at least $10,000 in 1969. See Appendix E--
COR 638 and COR 713 for details, and a recommended
transformation of this variable is described in MEMO133.

swu09reg: 1970 Duncan SEI score for respondent's future employer in 10 years.

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SWU04REF, SWU05REF, SWU06REF, RWU09REG
Revisions: Updated 9/99, 9/00     

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 5 15 20
-2 1291 1534 2825
-1 DON'T KNOW 56 57 113
050 - 960 1970 DUNCAN SEI 972 874 1846
Note: See Change Notice #21 for information about 9/00 update.

See Change Notice #20 for difference between updated and original
variables. Original variables used prior to the 9/99 update are
retained in a separate module - archvd57_94.

See Appendix E - COR713 and MEMO133 for Creation of major industry,
major occupation, status, and prestige.

swu10reg: 1970 Siegel prestige score for for respondent's future employer in 10 years.

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SWU04REF, SWU05REF, SWU06REF, RWU10REG
Revisions: Updated 9/99, 9/00     

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 5 15 20
-2 1291 1534 2825
-1 DON'T KNOW 56 57 113
144 - 812 1970 SIEGEL PRESTIGE 972 874 1846
Note: See Change Notice #21 for information about 9/00 update.

See Change Notice #20 for difference between updated and original
variables. Original variables used prior to the 9/99 update are
retained in a separate module - archvd57_94.

See Appendix E - COR713 and MEMO133 for Creation of major industry,
major occupation, status, and prestige.

swu11reg: 1970 MSEI2 occupational status score for respondent's future employer in 10 years.

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SWU05REF, RWU11REG
Revisions: Updated 9/99     

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 5 15 20
-2 1291 1534 2825
-1 DON'T KNOW 56 57 113
1162 - 8849 1970 MSEI2 972 874 1846
Note: See Change Notice #20 for difference between updated and original
variables. Original variables used prior to the 9/99 update are
retained in a separate module - archvd57_94.

See Appendix E - COR713 and MEMO133 for Creation of major industry,
major occupation, status, and prestige.

swu12reg: 1970 TSEI2 occupational status score for respondent's future employer in 10 years.

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SWU05REF, RWU12REG
Revisions: Updated 9/99     

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 5 15 20
-2 1291 1534 2825
-1 DON'T KNOW 56 57 113
1432 - 8957 1970 TSEI2 972 874 1846
Note: See Change Notice #20 for difference between updated and original
variables. Original variables used prior to the 9/99 update are
retained in a separate module - archvd57_94.

See Appendix E - COR713 and MEMO133 for Creation of major industry,
major occupation, status, and prestige.

sw013reg: 1990 Census detailed industry code for respondent's future employer in 10 years.

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SWU04REF, RW013REG
Revisions: Added 9/99     

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 4 14 18
-2 1291 1534 2825
-1 DON'T KNOW 61 76 137
010 - 932 1990 INDUSTRY CODES 922 839 1761
995 1990 CODE NOT AVAILABLE 46 17 63
Note: If respondent answered "same job as now", then codes for this
variable are obtained from the current job in XEMPL module.
If the sibling had the same job during 1993-94 interview as
his/her job in 1977 interview, questions about current job were skipped
during the 1993-94 sibling interview. 1990 codes were only assigned
to data from the 1993-94 interview. Data originally obtained during
the 1977 interview is coded 995 for this variable.

See Appendix E on occupational coding and variable construction.

sw014reg: 1990 Census detailed occupation code for respondent's future employer in 10 years.

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SWU05REF, RW014REG
Revisions: Added 9/99     

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 5 15 20
-2 1291 1534 2825
-1 DON'T KNOW 56 57 113
003 - 889 1990 OCCUPATION CODES 926 857 1783
995 1990 CODE NOT AVAILABLE 46 17 63
Note: If respondent answered "same job as now", then codes for this
variable are obtained from the current job in XEMPL module.
If the sibling had the same job during 1993-94 interview as
his/her job in 1977 interview, questions about current job were skipped
during the 1993-94 sibling interview. 1990 codes were only assigned
to data from the 1993-94 interview. Data originally obtained during
the 1977 interview is coded 995 for this variable.

See Appendix E on Occupation Coding and Variable Construction.

sw015reh: 1990 Major industry code for respondent's future employer in 10 years.

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SW013REG, RW015REH
Revisions: Added 9/99     

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, DON'T KNOW, NOT ASCERTAINED 65 90 155
-2 1291 1534 2825
1 Agriculture, Forestry, And Fisheries 61 27 88
2 Mining 1 0 1
3 Construction 77 16 93
4 Manufacturing 208 72 280
5 Transportation, Communications, And Other Public Utilities 67 28 95
6 Wholesale And Retail Trade 132 134 266
7 Finance, Insurance, And Real Estate 87 63 150
8 Business And Repair Services 49 32 81
9 Personal Services 20 28 48
10 Entertainment And Recreation Services 17 16 33
11 Public Administration 30 31 61
12 Professional And Related Services 173 392 565
95 1990 CODE NOT AVAILABLE 46 17 63
Note: If respondent answered "same job as now", then codes for this
variable are obtained from the current job in XEMPL module.
If the sibling had the same job during 1993-94 interview as
his/her job in 1977 interview, questions about current job were skipped
during the 1993-94 sibling interview. 1990 codes were only assigned
to data from the 1993-94 interview. Data originally obtained during
the 1977 interview is coded 95 for this variable.

The 1990 Major Industry categories are selected
to resemble the 1970 categories, but individual
industries which may have changed category between
1970 and 1990 (for example, US Postal Service)
keep their 1990 major industry designation. No
attempt was made to reconcile these cases.

See Appendix E - COR681 for detailed coding instructions.

sw016reh: 1990 Major occupation code for respondent's future employer in 10 years.

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SWU06REF, SW013REG, SW014REG, RW016REH
Revisions: Added 9/99     

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, DON'T KNOW, NOT ASCERTAINED 61 72 133
-2 1291 1534 2825
1 Professional, Technical & Specialty: Self-Employed & w/o Pay 60 60 120
2 Professional, Technical & Specialty: Salaried & N.A. 146 225 371
3 Executives, Administrators & Managers: Salaried & N.A. 133 94 227
4 Executives, Administrators & Managers: Self-Employed & w/o Pay 83 31 114
5 Sales: Not Retail Trade 105 32 137
6 Sales: Retail Trade 31 60 91
7 Administrator Support, Including Clerical 33 191 224
8 Precision Production, Craftsmen, Repair: Manufacturing 35 3 38
9 Precision Production, Craftsmen, Repair: Construction 49 1 50
10 Precision Production, Craftsmen, Repair: All Other & N.A. 59 4 63
11 Operators & Fabricators: Manufacturing 51 22 73
12 Operators & Fabricators: All Other & N.A. 35 10 45
13 Service Occupations 26 98 124
14 Handlers, Equipment Cleaners, Helpers/Laborers: Manufacturing 1 2 3
15 Handlers, Equipment Cleaners, Helpers/Laborers: All Other & N.A. 12 1 13
16 Farm Operators & Managers 45 11 56
17 Farm Workers & Related Occupations 22 12 34
95 1990 CODE NOT AVAILABLE 46 17 63
Note: The 1990 Major Occupation categories are selected
to resemble the 1970 categories, but individual
occupations which may have changed category
between 1970 and 1990 (for example, Actors and
Directors) keep their 1990 major industry
designation. No attempt was made to reconcile
these cases. The large number of such cases makes
direct comparison between 1970 and 1990 Major
Occupation categories unadvisable. For a list of
all such individual changes, see Kubitschek 1986
(Center for Demography Working Paper 86-6).

Consistent with 1990 Census procedures, civilian occupation
codes were assigned to military personnel if they described
civilian occupational activities. Therefore, it is possible
to assign a code for those individuals on this variable.
Individuals in the military who only described military
occupations were assigned the military occupation codes and
coded military on this variable.

If respondent answered "same job as now", then codes for this
variable are obtained from the current job in XEMPL module.
If the sibling had the same job during 1993-94 interview as
his/her job in 1977 interview, questions about current job were skipped
during the 1993-94 sibling interview. 1990 codes were only assigned
to data from the 1993-94 interview. Data originally obtained during
the 1977 interview is coded 95 for this variable.

See Appendix E - COR681 for detailed coding instructions.

sw017reh: 1989 Nakao-Treas Prestige Rating for respondent's future employer in 10 years.

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SW014REG, RW017REH
Revisions: Added 9/99     

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 5 15 20
-2 1291 1534 2825
-1 DON'T KNOW 56 57 113
126 - 946 1989 PRESTIGE RATING 926 857 1783
995 1990 CODE NOT AVAILABLE 46 17 63
Note: There is an implied decimal point one place to the left of the
right most digit.

The 1989 Nakao-Treas prestige rating is the
percentage of respondents in the 1989 NORC General
Social Survey who ranked an occupation in category 5
or above on a 9-point scale. See Appendix E--COR 683
for details and a recommended transformation of this
variable.

Consistent with 1990 Census procedures, civilian occupation
codes were assigned to military personnel if they described
civilian occupational activities. Therefore, it is possible
to assign a code for those individuals on this variable.

Individuals in the military who only described military
occupations were assigned the military occupation codes and
coded military on this variable.

If respondent answered "same job as now", then codes for this
variable are obtained from the current job in XEMPL module.
If the sibling had the same job during 1993-94 interview as
his/her job in 1977 interview, questions about current job were skipped
during the 1993-94 sibling interview. 1990 codes were only assigned
to data from the 1993-94 interview. Data originally obtained during
the 1977 interview is coded 995 for this variable.

sw018reh: 1990 Occupational Education Score for respondent's future employer in 10 years.

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SWU06REF, SW013REG, SW014REG, RW018REH
Revisions: Added 9/99; Updated 12/99, 9/00     

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 DON'T KNOW, REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 61 72 133
-2 1291 1534 2825
0106 - 0999 1990 Education score 926 857 1783
9995 1990 CODE NOT AVAILABLE 46 17 63
Note: See Change Notice #21 for information about 9/00 update.

There is an implied decimal point one place to the left of
the right most digit.

The 1990-basis occupational education score is the
percentage of persons in the 1990 Census in an occupation/
industry/class-of-worker category who completed
one year of college or more. See Appendix E--
COR 639 and COR 684 for details, and a recommended
transformation of this variable.

Consistent with 1990 Census procedures, civilian occupation
codes were assigned to military personnel if they described
civilian occupational activities. Therefore, it is possible
to assign a code for those individuals on this variable.
Individuals in the military who only described military
occupations were assigned the military occupation codes and
coded inappropriate on this variable.

If respondent answered "same job as now", then codes for this
variable are obtained from the current job in XEMPL module.
If the sibling had the same job during 1993-94 interview as
his/her job in 1977 interview, questions about current job were skipped
during the 1993-94 sibling interview. 1990 codes were only assigned
to data from the 1993-94 interview. Data originally obtained during
the 1977 interview is coded 9995 for this variable.

sw019reh: 1990 Occupational Earnings Score for respondent's future employer in 10 years.

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SWU06REF, SW013REG, SW014REG, RW019REH
Revisions: Added 9/99; Updated 12/99, 9/00     

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 DON'T KNOW, REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 61 72 133
-2 1291 1534 2825
0039 - 0876 TOTAL EARNINGS SCORE 926 857 1783
9995 1990 CODE NOT AVAILABLE 46 17 63
Note: See Change Notice #21 for information about 9/00 update.

There is an implied decimal point one place to the left of
the right most digit.

The 1990-basis occupational earnings score is the
percentage of persons in the 1990 Census in an occupation/
industry/class-of-worker category who earned
at least $14.30 per hour in 1989. See Appendix
E--COR 639 and COR 684 for details, and a recommended
transformation of this variable.

Consistent with 1990 Census procedures, civilian occupation
codes were assigned to military personnel if they described
civilian occupational activities. Therefore, it is possible
to assign a code for those individuals on this variable.
Individuals in the military who only described military
occupations were assigned the military occupation codes and
coded inappropriate on this variable.

If respondent answered "same job as now", then codes for this
variable are obtained from the current job in XEMPL module.
If the sibling had the same job during 1993-94 interview as
his/her job in 1977 interview, questions about current job were skipped
during the 1993-94 sibling interview. 1990 codes were only assigned
to data from the 1993-94 interview. Data originally obtained during
the 1977 interview is coded 9995 for this variable.

VARIABLE NAME SW020 IS NOT USED IN THIS RELEASE.

sw021red: What are the chances that you will be doing what you want to do 10 years from now?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SW001RE, 936, RW021RED

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 2 2 4
-2 83 62 145
-1 DON'T KNOW 25 61 86
0 ABSOLUTELY NO CHANCE 109 109 218
1 28 16 44
2 34 34 68
3 35 39 74
4 36 32 68
5 335 407 742
6 78 86 164
7 181 194 375
8 377 414 791
9 168 136 304
10 ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN 833 888 1721

sw022red: What is your retirement status?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: 936m, RW022RED, RF002JS

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 110 82 192
-2 3 39 42
-1 DON'T KNOW 2 4 6
1 RETIRED 280 336 616
2 PARTLY RETIRED 176 195 371
3 WORKING AND NOT RETIRED AT ALL 1695 1605 3300
4 NOT WORKING AND NOT RETIRED 58 219 277
Note: Early versions of the questionnaire skipped this question for those
respondents aged 45 and less. Later versions asked this question
for all respondents. If the question was skipped due to age,
the code for SW022RED is 9.

sw023ree: Century month of respondent's retirement.

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SW022RED, 936s, 938, RW023REE

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 2 3 5
-2 1868 1949 3817
-1 DON'T KNOW 2 26 28
688 - 1135 CENTURY-MONTHS 452 502 954
Note: If the month of retirement is missing, June of the retirement year
is used to calculate the century-month of retirement.

See APPENDIX O - COR607, Century Months.

sw024sp: What is your spouse's retirement status?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: 34m, 942m, RW024SP

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 97 68 165
-2 393 579 972
-1 DON'T KNOW 4 1 5
1 RETIRED 147 398 545
2 PARTLY RETIRED 42 103 145
3 WORKING AND NOT RETIRED AT ALL 1296 1293 2589
4 NOT WORKING AND NOT RETIRED 345 38 383
Note: Early versions of the questionnaire skipped this question for those
respondents aged 45 and less. Later versions asked this question
for all respondents. If the question was skipped due to age,
the code for SW024SP is 9.

sw025spd: Century month of spouse's retirement.

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SW024SP, 34m, 942s, 944, RW025SPD

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 4 3 7
-2 2135 1979 4114
-1 DON'T KNOW 18 9 27
687 - 1135 CENTURY-MONTHS 167 489 656
Note: If the month of spouse's retirement is missing, June of the
retirement year is used to calculate the century-month of
retirement.

See APPENDIX O - COR607, Century Months.

sw026red: What are the chances that you will reduce the time spent working before stopping work altogether?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SF045RE, 944m, RW026RED

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 98 73 171
-2 491 765 1256
-1 DON'T KNOW 22 29 51
0 ABSOLUTELY NO CHANCE 651 624 1275
1 36 29 65
2 73 46 119
3 57 46 103
4 28 28 56
5 274 298 572
6 44 37 81
7 89 64 153
8 139 161 300
9 54 41 95
10 ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN 268 239 507
Note: Early versions of the questionnaire skipped this question for those
respondents aged 45 and less. Later versions asked this question
for all respondents. If the question was skipped due to age,
the code for SW026RED is 99.

sw027red: What are the chances that you will be working full-time after reaching age 55?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SF045RE, 946s, SBAG, RW027RED

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 77 54 131
-2 1100 1314 2414
-1 DON'T KNOW 2 9 11
0 NO CHANCE 67 165 232
1 5 19 24
2 24 48 72
3 20 33 53
4 14 20 34
5 129 146 275
6 13 22 35
7 54 49 103
8 98 84 182
9 80 45 125
10 ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN 641 472 1113
Note: Early versions of the questionnaire skipped this question for those
respondents aged 45 and less. Later versions asked this question
for all respondents. If the question was skipped due to age,
the code for SW027RED is 99.

sw028ree: If any chance of working after reaching age 55, what are the chances that you will be working full-time after reaching age 62?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SF045RE, SW027RED, 948, SBAG, RW028REE

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 96 65 161
-2 654 1007 1661
-1 DON'T KNOW 10 20 30
0 NO CHANCE 443 494 937
1 44 45 89
2 114 78 192
3 77 87 164
4 58 43 101
5 267 241 508
6 45 28 73
7 64 43 107
8 113 92 205
9 41 30 71
10 ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN 298 207 505
Note: Early versions of the questionnaire skipped this question for those
respondents aged 45 and less. Later versions asked this question
for all respondents. If the question was skipped due to age,
the code for SW028REE is 99.

sw029ref: If any chance of working after reaching age 62, what are the chances that you will be working full-time after reaching age 65?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SF045RE, SF027RED, SF028REE, 948f, SBAG, RW029REF

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 97 69 166
-2 1026 1452 2478
-1 DON'T KNOW 11 26 37
0 NO CHANCE 451 421 872
1 80 58 138
2 118 86 204
3 69 74 143
4 41 23 64
5 190 119 309
6 21 16 37
7 35 15 50
8 49 34 83
9 18 8 26
10 ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN 118 79 197
Note: Early versions of the questionnaire skipped this question for those
respondents aged 45 and less. Later versions asked this question
for all respondents. If the question was skipped due to age,
the code for SW029REF is 99.

sw030ree: Upon retirement, what are your expected change in standard of living?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SF045RE, SW022RED, 948m, RW030REE

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 100 72 172
-2 608 860 1468
-1 DON'T KNOW 8 17 25
1 INCREASE A LOT 10 9 19
2 INCREASE SOMEWHAT 97 62 159
3 STAY ABOUT THE SAME 989 927 1916
4 DECLINE SOMEWHAT 480 461 941
5 DECLINE A LOT 32 72 104
Note: Early versions of the questionnaire skipped this question for those
respondents aged 45 and less. Later versions asked this question
for all respondents. If the question was skipped due to age,
the code for SW030REE is 9.

sw031ree: What are the chances that you will go back to work sometime in the future?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SF045RE, SW022RED, 948s, RW031REE

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 28 25 53
-2 1985 2044 4029
-1 DON'T KNOW 5 9 14
0 NO CHANCE 181 262 443
1 12 9 21
2 21 28 49
3 16 12 28
4 6 13 19
5 21 45 66
6 1 5 6
7 9 5 14
8 5 11 16
9 3 3 6
10 ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN 18 8 26
96 HAS GONE BACK TO WORK - CURRENTLY WORKING 13 1 14
Note: Early versions of the questionnaire skipped this question for those
respondents aged 45 and less. Later versions asked this question
for all respondents. If the question was skipped due to age,
the code for SW031REE is 99.

sw032ree: How has your standard of living changed since retirement?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: SW022RED, 952, RW032REE

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 2 8 10
-2 1868 1949 3817
-1 DON'T KNOW 2 4 6
1 INCREASED A LOT 14 24 38
2 INCREASED SOMEWHAT 58 68 126
3 STAYED ABOUT THE SAME 302 340 642
4 DECREASED SOMEWHAT 68 74 142
5 DECREASED A LOT 10 13 23

sw033re: How far are you from what you would eventually like to achieve in life?

Data source: Sibling Respondent      Collected in: 1993-94      Mode: phone
Source variables: 954f, RW033RE

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2113 1861 3974
-3 REFUSED, NOT ASCERTAINED 62 43 105
-1 DON'T KNOW 42 49 91
1 EXTREMELY FAR 231 274 505
2 SOMEWHAT FAR 889 1027 1916
3 NOT FAR AT ALL 1006 985 1991
4 ACCOMPLISHED EVERYTHING 94 102 196

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