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WSWKHMHRS
Hours worked from home per week, primary job

Codes

Numeric 2-digit variable that expresses a number of hours.

94 = Varies
96 = Refused
97 = Don't Know
98 = No Response
99 = N.I.U. (Not in Universe).

Description

WSWKHMHRS reports the number of hours worked from home for the respondent's primary job. This includes both work done at home for pay, as well as work done at home outside of paid work hours (e.g. brought extra work home).

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

In 1997, the respondent was asked to report the number of hours worked from home in the previous week.

In later years, the respondent was asked to report the number of hours worked from home in a usual week.

Universe

  • May 1997: Persons age 15+ who performed regularly scheduled work at home last week
  • May 2001 and May 2004: Persons age 15+ who ever perform regularly scheduled work at home

Availability

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

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