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CIWOTH
Computer used at work for other reasons

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Description

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

In 1989, "other" indicates a use of the computer at work other than bookkeeping, Computer-Assisted Design, calendar/scheduling, electronic mail, inventory control, programming, desktop publishing, communications, analysis, spreadsheets, sales, games, invoicing, graphics, databases, and instruction.

In 1993, "other" indicates a use of the computer at work other than analysis, bookkeeping, bulletin boards, calendar/scheduling, communications, computer assisted design, databases, desktop publishing, educational programs, electronic mail, graphics, inventory control, invoicing, learning to use the computer, programming, sales, spreadsheets, telemarketing, and word processing.

In 1997, "other" indicates a use of the computer at work other than word processing, calendar/scheduling, email and communications, bookkeeping, customer records and accounts, inventory control, invoicing, sales and marketing, desktop publishing, graphics and design, analysis, programming, spreadsheets, and databases.

In 2001, "other" indicates a use of the computer at work other than word processing or desktop publishing, internet or email, calendar/schedule, use spreadsheet or database, graphics or design, and programming.

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

CIWOTH 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 - -
1997 - - - - - - - - - X - -
2001 - - - - - - - - X - - -

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