Codes and Frequencies
EARNRPT_CPS8 reports the easiest way for the respondent to report his/her income. The interviewer asked the respondent whether it was easier to report earnings hourly, weekly, annually, or some other way.
EARNRPT_CPS8 was drawn from the final CPS interview, conducted 2-5 months before the ATUS interview. Information on income reporting was also collected at the time of the ATUS interview. See EARNRPT.
- Employed CPS household members, excluding those who are self-employed or working without pay.