For respondents age 16 and over, WORKEV indicates if the person has ever worked for pay, as of the last day (12/31) of the survey year. This question was asked of everyone who had not previously indicated that they had worked. Those who indicated current employment, or who were employed during any previous rounds, were not asked this question.
Codes and Frequencies
ComparabilityThe comparability of this variable over time has not yet been assessed.
- 1996-2016 : PERWEIGHT