For persons aged 16 and older who are in scope and have a current main job, OCCCAT90RD reports the occupation category of the person's current main job. OCCCAT90RD reports the condensed occupation code based on detailed 3-digit 1990 Census occupation classification of a verbatim text field collected during the interview. For condensed occupation codes in FYC 2002-forward files, please see OCCCATRD.
Codes and Frequencies
In 1996, OCCCAT90RD only includes persons aged 16 and older with a current main job, who are eligible in rounds 1 and 2 of data collection; in subsequent years, OCCCAT90RD is available for persons aged 16 and older who have a current main job. Otherwise, this variable is completely comparable across time.
- 1996: Persons in rounds 1 and 2 who are aged 16 and older, in scope, and have a current main job.
- 1997-2001: Persons aged 16 and older who are in scope and have a current main job.
- 1996-2001 : PERWEIGHT