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WHYPTLWK_CPS8
Why worked less than 35 hours last week (CPS)

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Description

WHYPTLWK_CPS8 reports the reason why respondents worked part-time (a total of less than 35 hours combined for all jobs) during the previous week.

The total number of hours the respondent worked during the previous week is reported in HRSWORKT_CPS8.

WHYPTLWK_CPS8 was reported during the final CPS interview, 2-5 months before the ATUS interview. The reason for working part time was not updated during the ATUS interview.

Comparability

This variable is comparable across years.

Universe

  • Employed CPS household members who usually work full time but who worked less than 35 hours last week.

Availability

  • 2003-2018

Flags

QWHYPTLWK_CPS8