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WSSTAMPM
Whether work started AM or PM last week, primary job

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Description

WSSTAMPM indicates whether the time the respondent's primary job usually started last week was the AM or PM time of day. WSSTAMPM is used in connection with WSSTTIME to determine if the time recorded in WSSTTIME refers to the AM or PM time of day.

The "primary job" is defined as the job at which the respondent worked the most hours.

This variable is part of the Work Schedules Supplement.

Comparability

When used in conjunction with WSSTTIME, this variable is comparable over time. Respondents in the 1991 survey could choose times of midnight or noon in the question for WSSTTIME; thus, they are not asked the question for WSSTAMPM.

Universe

  • May 1991: Persons age 15+ that are currently employed and did not start work day at noon/midnight
  • May 1997, May 2001, and May 2004: Persons age 15+ that are currently employed

Availability

Years Jan Feb ASEC Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1991 - - - - X - - - - - - -
1997 - - - - X - - - - - - -
2001 - - - - X - - - - - - -
2004 - - - - X - - - - - - -

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