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UHRSWORK1_CPS8
Hours usually worked per week at main job (CPS)

UHRSWORK1_CPS8 is a three-digit numeric variable reported in hours.
995 = Hours Vary
999 = NIU (Not in Universe)

Description

UHRSWORK1_CPS8 reports the number of hours the respondent usually works per week at his/her main job. This variable is topcoded at 99 hours per week.

Information on usual hours worked was also collected for the respondent's other (second) job (UHRSWORK2_CPS8) and for total hours worked at all jobs (UHRSWORKT_CPS8).

Information on actual hours worked last week was also collected for the respondent's main job (HRSWORK1_CPS8), other job (HRSWORK2_CPS8), and all jobs combined (HRSWORKT_CPS8).

UHRSWORK1_CPS8 was drawn from the final CPS interview, conducted 2-5 months before the ATUS interview. Information on usual hours worked was also collected at the time of the ATUS interview. See UHRSWORK1, UHRSWORK2, and UHRSWORKT.

Comparability

This variable is comparable across years.

Universe

  • Employed CPS household members.

Availability

  • 2003-2018

Flags

QUHRSWORK1_CPS8