Questionnaire Public Report 04/09/2019 03:31:00 PM Cohort: National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 Round: NLSY79 Round 28 Instrument : R28 Youth Main Field

 Q7-A Section: Gaps

[total number of between job gaps] == 0

COMMENT: SKIP ACCORDING TO THE NUMBER OF GAPS

If Answer = 1 Then Go To

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 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

 Q7-8 Section: Gaps

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

 Q7-9A-LOOP-BEGIN Section: Gaps

REPEAT

COMMENT: START LOOP TO GATHER INFORMATION ON BETWEEN JOB GAPS

 Q7-11-B Section: Gaps

[# days duration of gap([BJGAPS-LOOP13 counter])] >= 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 Section: Gaps

You said you were not working between [start date of gap([BJGAPS-LOOP13 counter])~X] and [stop date of gap([BJGAPS-LOOP13 counter])~X]. 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 2   Some   ...(Go To Q7-16) 3   All   ...(Go To Q7-37-LOOP-END)

 Q7-16 Section: Gaps

You said you were not working from [start date of gap([BJGAPS-LOOP13 counter])~X] and [stop date of gap([BJGAPS-LOOP13 counter])~X]. That would be about [calculated number of total weeks in b/t job gap([BJGAPS-LOOP13 counter])] week(s) when you were not working.

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

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 Q7-17 Section: Gaps

[calculated number of total weeks in b/t job gap([BJGAPS-LOOP13 counter])] - [Number of weeks r was looking for work while on layoff from job([BJGAPS-LOOP13 counter])]

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

If Answer = 0 Then Go To

 Q7-18 Section: Gaps

That leaves [Calculated number of weeks not working or self-employed([BJGAPS-LOOP13 counter])] week(s) that you were not working, looking for work.

 Q7-19 Section: Gaps

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

 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) 12   RETIRED

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 Q7-37-LOOP-END Section: Gaps

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

COMMENT: END LOOP FOR BETWEEN JOB GAPS

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 Q7-38 Section: Gaps

To confirm, are you working now, temporarily laid off, unemployed and looking for work, disabled and unable to work, retired, a homemaker, or what?

 1   WORKING NOW 2   TEMPORARILY LAID OFF 3   UNEMPLOYED AND LOOKING FOR WORK 4   DISABLED AND UNABLE TO WORK 5   RETIRED 6   HOMEMAKER 7   OTHER

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