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Reason not at work last week, 1968-1993


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Reason not at work last week - 1968-1993

Unicon Corporation made the following notes about this variable:
Tabs indicate that 1994 has all 0 values. Census documentation for these years states that those unemployed and looking for work (mlr=4) are also in the universe but crosstabs indicate that they are not.

These string values in the original data have been recoded as follows:

- => -9 : Missing


UH_WHYABS_A3 is comparable across all available samples.


  • 1968-1988: Civilian adults in labor force, but not at work last week.
  • 1989-1993: Those with a job but temporarily absent or on layoff last week.


Years Jan Feb ASEC Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1968 – 1993 - - X - - - - - - - - -