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Download Data Files — Codebook
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MEPS HC-083 2004 JOBS FILE CODEBOOK
DATE: March 8, 2006

ANYINS
70   
71   
IS INSURANCE OFFERED TO ANY EMPLOYEES?
APXHRDAY
100   
101   
APPROXIMATE # OF HOURS WORKED PER DAY
BONSAMT
206   
213   
HOW MUCH ARE PERSON'S BONUSES
BONSUNIT
204   
205   
PERIOD WHICH BONUSES ARE BASED ON
BUSINC
83   
84   
BUSINESS INCORPORATED
COMMAMT
216   
224   
HOW MUCH ARE PERSON'S COMMISSIONS
COMMUNIT
214   
215   
PERIOD WHICH COMMISSIONS ARE BASED ON
DAYWAGE
139   
144   
PERSON'S DAILY WAGE RATE
DIFFPLNS
121   
122   
CHOICE OF DIFFERENT HEALTH INS PLANS
DIFFWAGE
54   
55   
ANY CHANGE IN WAGE AMOUNT
DUID
20   
24   
DWELLING UNIT ID
DUPERSID
12   
19   
SAMPLE PERSON ID (DUID + PID)
EARNBONS
185   
186   
DOES PERSON EARN BONUSES
EARNCOMM
187   
188   
DOES PERSON EARN COMMISSION
EARNTIPS
183   
184   
DOES PERSON EARN TIPS
ELIGINSR
68   
69   
REASON NOT ELIGIBLE FOR INSURANCE
EMPLINS
117   
118   
HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE THRU THIS JOB
ESTBTHRU
235   
236   
OFFERED INSURANCE, DID NOT TAKE (REVIEW)
ESTMATE1
79   
80   
CATEGORICAL APPROX. ESTAB SIZE
GROSSPAY
168   
176   
PERSON'S SALARY BEFORE TAXES (GROSS)
GROSSPER
177   
178   
PERIOD IN WHICH GROSS SALARY WAS EARNED
HHMEMBER
127   
128   
ANY OTHER HH MEMBER WRK AT THIS BUSINESS
HOWPAID
137   
138   
HOW IS PERSON PAID
HRLYWAGE
225   
230   
HOW MUCH PERSON MAKES PER HOUR
HRS35WK
98   
99   
WORK AT LEAST 35 HOURS PER WEEK
HRSALBAS
245   
247   
HOURS SALARY BASED ON
HRSPRDY
145   
146   
NUMBER OF HOURS PERSON WORKED IN ONE DAY
HRSPRWK
95   
97   
NUMBER OF HOURS WORKED PER WEEK
INDCODEX
248   
249   
CONDENSED INDUSTRY CODE
INSESTB
241   
242   
INSUR OFFERED ANY EMPLOYEES (REVIEW)?
INUNION
123   
124   
BELONG TO LABOR UNION
JOBHASHI
231   
232   
DOES PERSON HAVE HEALTH INS AT THIS JOB
JOBSIDX
1   
11   
JOB ID NUMBER
JOBSN
29   
29   
JOB NUMBER
JOBTYPE
31   
32   
SELF-EMPLOYED OR WORK FOR SOMEONE ELSE
JSTOPD
43   
44   
JOB STOP DATE - DAY
JSTOPM
41   
42   
JOB STOP DATE - MONTH
JSTOPY
45   
48   
JOB STOP DATE - YEAR
JSTRTD
35   
36   
JOB START DATE - DAY
JSTRTM
33   
34   
JOB START DATE - MONTH
JSTRTY
37   
40   
JOB START DATE - YEAR
MAIN_JOB
52   
53   
STILL MAIN JOB OR BUSINESS
MAKEAMT
147   
154   
HOW MUCH MONEY DOES PERSON MAKE
MORE10
157   
158   
PERSON MAKES MORE OR LESS THAN $10/HOUR
MORE15
159   
160   
PERSON MAKES MORE OR LESS THAN $15/HOUR
MORELOC
81   
82   
MORE THAN ONE LOCATION
MOREMINM
161   
162   
PERSON MAKES MORE OR LESS THAN MIN. WAGE
NELIGINS
243   
244   
REASON NOT ELIGIBLE FOR INSUR (REVIEW)
NOWTAKEI
66   
67   
NOW OFFERED AND TAKE INSURANCE
NUMEMPS
74   
78   
ESTABLISHMENT SIZE-NONSELF-EMPLOYED JOB
NUMFMEMB
129   
130   
HOW MANY HH MEMBERS WORK THERE
OCCCODEX
250   
251   
CONDENSED OCCUPATION CODE
OFFRDINS
119   
120   
OFFERED INSURANCE BUT CHOSE NOT TO TAKE
OFFTAKEI
64   
65   
OFFERED INSURANCE AND NOW TAKE
OTHRTYPE
181   
182   
TYPE OF OVERTIME PAY
OTHRWAGE
189   
194   
OVERTIME PAY RATE PER HOUR
OVRTIMHR
163   
167   
OVERTIME PAY RATE PER HOUR
PANEL
30   
30   
PANEL
PAYDRVST
104   
105   
IS THERE PAID SICK LEAVE FOR DR'S VISITS
PAYVACTN
106   
107   
DOES PERSON GET PAID VACATION
PERUNIT
155   
156   
PERIOD FOR WHICH PERSON IS PAID
PID
25   
27   
PERSON NUMBER
PROPRIET
85   
86   
PROPRIETORSHIP OR PARTNERSHIP
PROVDINS
125   
126   
WHO PROVIDES HEALTH INSURANCE
RECALL
93   
94   
RECALL WITHIN 30 DAYS
RETIRJOB
49   
50   
PERSON RETIRED FROM THIS JOB
RETIRPLN
108   
109   
DOES PERSON HAVE PENSION/RETIREMENT PLAN
RN
28   
28   
ROUND
SALARIED
135   
136   
IS PERSON SALARIED, PAID BY THE HR, ETC.
SALRYWKS
179   
180   
NUMBER OF WEEKS PER YEAR SALARY IS BASED ON
SESNLJOB
237   
238   
IS JOB SEASONAL?
SICKPAY
102   
103   
DOES PERSON HAVE PAID SICK LEAVE
STILLAT
233   
234   
STILL WORK AT ESTABLISHMENT/MAIN JOB
STILLWRK
62   
63   
STILL WORK AT ESTABLISHMENT/MISC JOB
SUBTYPE
51   
51   
JOB SUB-TYPE
TEMPJOB
239   
240   
IS JOB TEMPORARY?
TIPSAMT
197   
203   
HOW MUCH ARE PERSON'S TIPS
TIPSUNIT
195   
196   
PERIOD WHICH TIP EARNINGS ARE BASED ON
TOTLEMP
131   
134   
ESTABLISHMENT SIZE-SELF-EMPLOYED JOB
TYPEEMPL
87   
88   
EMPLOYEE TYPE
WHY_DIFF
56   
57   
WHY WAGES CHANGED
WHY_LEFT
72   
73   
REASON WHY NOT AT JOB NOW
WKLYAMT
110   
116   
USUAL WEEKLY GROSS INCOME
WORKSTAT
58   
59   
FULL OR PART TIME
YLEFT
89   
90   
NO JOB REASON
YNOBUSN
91   
92   
WHY NO BUSINESS
Y_CHANGE
60   
61   
WHY CHANGE IN FULL/PART TIME STATUS
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