1. Employment Outcomes

 

CHECKPOINT: IF WAVE 1 GO TO SECTION I; IF WAVE 2 OR 3 AND CHILD IS 12 YEARS OR OLDER GO TO CHECKPOINT BEFORE H1; IF YOUNGER THAN 12 GO TO SECTION I.

CHECKPOINT: IF CHILD IS NOT CURRENTLY IN SCHOOL ( D1a=2 OR D1b=1) GO TO H4. IF D8a= 7,8,9,OR 10 (JUVENILE FACILITY, HOSPITAL, HOME SCHOOL, HOME BOUND INSTRUCTION) GO TO H4. ELSE IF CHILD IS IN SCHOOL AND CHILD IS IN 9TH GRADE OR ABOVE ASK H1. IF CHILD IS IN LESS THAN 9TH GRADE GO TO H4. IF CHILD IS IN AN UNGRADED CLASS AND IS 14 YEARS OLD OR OLDER ASK H1, OTHERWISE GO TO H4.

 

Now, I would like to ask a few questions about (CHILDÝS) work experience.

 

NLTS

 

2

3

H1. During this school year did (CHILD) have a work-study job? [if D6=1 ask; During this past school year did CHILD have a work-study job?] A work study job is a job for which child received school credit.

   

YES

1

 

GO TO H4

NO

2

 

DONÝT KNOW

-1

 

REFUSED

-2

 

 

NLTS

 

2

3

H2. What has (he/she) done on his/her work-study job? (IF TYPE OF WORK IS UNCLEAR, PROBE: Can you tell me a little about the place (NAME) did this work? DO NOT READ CATEGORIES. CIRCLE ONE CODE / IF MORE THAN ONE WORK STUDY JOB CODE MOST RECENT JOB / IF MORE THAN ONE CURRENT WORK STUDY JOB, CODE JOB WHERE CHILD SPEND THE MOST TIME.

   

Animal care ˝ e.g., dog walking, veterinary helper

1

   

Camp counselor

2

   

Cashier ˝ at grocery, fast food place, etc.

3

   

Child care, including babysitting

4

   

Cleaning ˝ e.g., janitor, maid

5

   

Clerical ˝ e.g., filling, receptionist, secretary, typist

6

   

Computer support ˝ e.g., data entry, programming, web page development

7

   

Delivery ˝ e.g., of food, prescriptions, newspapers

8

   

Health care ˝ personal care attendant, nurses aide

9

   

Farm laborer ˝ animals and fields

10

   

Food service ˝ busboy, waiter, baker, cook

11

   

Gardening and grounds maintenance ˝ lawn mowing, grounds keeping

12

   

Gas station attendant

13

   

Retail sales

14

   

Sorting, stuffing

15

   

Sports related ˝ caddy, umpire, referee, coach, lifeguard, teaching a sport

16

   

Stock clerks ˝ grocery store, drug store

17

   

Usher ˝ movie theater

18

   

Other, Specify _____________________

19

   

DONÝT KNOW

-1

   

REFUSED

-2

 

NLTS

 

2

3

H3. Has CHILD been paid for this work? (CIRCLE ONE CODE)

   

YES

1

   

NO

2

   

DONÝT KNOW

-1

   

REFUSED

-2

 

 

IF CHILD HAS A WORK STUDY JOB (I1=1), SAY: "My next questions are about paid work other than work study jobs."

 

NLTS

 

2

3

H4. During this past year did CHILD do any work for pay, other than work around the house or a work study job? (CIRCLE ONE CODE)

   

YES

1

 

GO TO H10

NO

2

 

DONÝT KNOW

-1

 

REFUSED

-2

 

2

3

H5. Did CHILD do this work only during the summer, during the school year, or both? IF ASKED, SCHOOL YEAR IS FROM SEPTEMBER TO MAY, CIRCLE ONE RESPONSE.

 

GO TO H6

Only during the summer

1

 

GO TO H7

Only during the school year

2

 

GO TO H6

Both

3

   

DONÝT KNOW

-1

   

REFUSED

-2

 

2

3

H6. About how many hours a week does CHILD usually work during the summer? IF MORE THAN ONE JOB COMBINE ALL JOBS. IF ASKED, IF CHILD WORKED THIS SUMMER AND LAST SUMMER CODE THIS SUMMER. ENTER NUMBER OR CIRCLE CODE.

 

 

__________________# OF HOURS PER WEEK OR

1

 

 

__________________# OF HOURS PER MONTH

2

   

DONÝT KNOW

-1

   

REFUSED

-2

 

2

3

H7. About how many hours a week does CHILD usually work during the school year? IF MORE THAN ONE JOB COMBINE ALL JOBS. IF CHILD IS NO LONGER IN SCHOOL, IF ASKED, WE MEAN DURING SEPTEMBER TO MAY. ENTER NUMBER OR CIRCLE CODE.

   

Less than 1 hour a week

1

   

__________________

# OF HOURS PER WEEK

2

   

DONÝT KNOW

-1

   

REFUSED

-2

 

NLTS

 

2

3

H8. What kinds of paid work has CHILD done in the past year, other than work around the house? DO NOT READ CATEGORIES. IF MORE THAN ONE JOB, CODE ALL JOBS. ONLY ONE CODE PER JOB. IF TYPE OF WORK IS UNCLEAR, PROBE: CAN YOU TELL ME A LITTLE ABOUT THE PLACE CHILD DOES THIS WORK? WHAT KINDS OF THINGS DOES CHILD DO THERE?

   

Animal care ˝ e.g., dog walking, veterinary helper

1

   

Camp counselor

2

   

Cashier ˝ at grocery, fast food place, etc

3

   

Child care, including babysitting

4

   

Cleaning ˝ e.g., janitor, maid

5

   

Clerical ˝ e.g., filling, receptionist, secretary, typist

6

   

Computer support ˝ e.g., data entry, programming, web page development

7

   

Delivery ˝ e.g., of food, prescriptions, newspapers

8

   

Health care ˝ personal care attendant, nurses aide

9

   

Farm laborer ˝ animals and fields

10

   

Food service ˝ busboy, waiter, baker, cook

11

   

Gardening and grounds maintenance ˝ lawn mowing, grounds keeping

12

   

Gas station attendant

13

   

Retail sales

14

   

Sorting, stuffing

15

   

Sports related ˝ caddy, umpire, referee, coach, lifeguard, teaching a sport

16

   

Stock clerks ˝ grocery store, drug store

17

   

Usher ˝ movie theater

18

   

ONLY MENTIONS JOBS AROUND THE HOUSE

19

   

OTHER, SPECIFY ________________________________

20

   

DONÝT KNOW

-1

   

REFUSED

-2

 

NLTS

 

2

3

H9. About how much is CHILD paid for his/her most recent work? (PROBE: Is that per hour? IF ASKED, WE WANT PAY BEFORE TAXES OR DEDUCTIONS.) (ENTER NUMBER/CIRCLE ONE CODE)

 

 

GO TO SECTION I

 

$_________

Pay per:

Hour

1

Week

2

Month

3

Year

4

Minimum wage

0

DONÝT KNOW

-1

REFUSED

-2

 

 

(if no job now)

 

2

3

H10. Has CHILD ever worked for pay (other than work around the house)? (CIRCLE ONE CODE) [IF WAVE 3 AND IF ASKED ABOUT EMPLOYMENT IN WAVE 2 CHANGE WORDING TO: Has CHILD worked for pay (other than work around the house) in the past 2 years?]

   

YES

1

   

NO

2

   

DONÝT KNOW

-1

   

REFUSED

-2

 

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