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CIWEMAIL
Computer used at work for electronic mail

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Description

For employed persons age 15 and older who use a computer at work, CIWEMAIL indicates whether the person mentioned electronic mail as one of the uses of their computer at work.

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

CIWEMAIL 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.

In years 2001 and on, the question includes connecting to the internet along with e-mail as a computer use at work. In 2003 and on, the question also includes instant messaging.

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 - -
1997 - - - - - - - - - X - -
2001 - - - - - - - - X - - -
2003 - - - - - - - - - X - -

Flags

QCIWEMAIL 

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