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CIWCOMM
Computer used at work for communications

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Description

For employed persons age 15 and older who use a computer at work, CIWCOMM indicates whether the person mentioned communications as one of the uses of their computer at work. 1997 is the only year in which email is explicitly included in communications.

The frequencies in the original data for this variable before 1994 are inconsistent due to a coding error in which some respondents were incorrectly categorized as NIU. Users should use pre-1994 samples with caution.

This variable is part of the Computer Internet Supplement.

Comparability

CIWCOMM is comparable for all available years.

The frequencies in the original data for this variable before 1994 are inconsistent due to a coding error in which some respondents were incorrectly categorized as NIU. Users should use pre-1994 samples with caution.

Universe

  • Employed persons age 15+ who use a computer at work.

Availability

Years Jan Feb ASEC Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1989 - - - - - - - - - X - -
1993 - - - - - - - - - X - -

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