cow1: Class of Worker, 1st job

Description

cow1 is the detailed class of work for the primary job of the respondent.

Availability

Sample Years
Basic 1994 - present
ORG 1994 - present

Values

Value Label
1 Government - Federal
2 Government - State
3 Government - Local
4 Private, for profit
5 Private, nonprofit
6 Self-employed, incorporated
7 Self-employed, unincorporated
8 Without pay
Variable creation
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* Detailed class of worker, job 1
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capture rename cow1 orig_cow1
gen byte cow1 = .

if $monthlycps == 1 {
    if tm(1994m1) <= $date {
        replace cow1 = peio1cow
        replace cow1 = . if peio1cow <= 0
    }
}

lab var cow1 "Class of Worker, 1st job"
#delimit ;
lab def cow1
1 "Government - Federal"
2 "Government - State"
3 "Government - Local"
4 "Private, for profit"
5 "Private, nonprofit"
6 "Self-employed, incorporated"
7 "Self-employed, unincorporated"
8 "Without pay"
;
#delimit cr
lab val cow1 cow1
notes cow1: Available 1994-present
notes cow1: 1994-present CPS: peio1cow