Mothers census occupation code (1980)
Variable: maocc80
Module:
Core
Subject:
Occupation
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

A. What kind of work did your (mother/MOTHER SUBSTITUTE) usually do while you were growing up? That is, what was her job called?
OCCUPATION: [See REMARKS]
B. IF NOT ALREADY ANSWERED, ASK: What did she actually do in that job? Tell me, what were some of her main duties?
C. What kind of place did she work for?
INDUSTRY: [See REMARKS]
D. IF NOT ALREADY ANSWERED, ASK: What did they (make/do)?
E. IF ALREADY ANSWERED, CODE WITHOUT ASKING: Was she self-employed, or did she work for someone else?

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Statistics
Minimum
1st Quartile
Median
Mean
3rd Quartile
Maximum
Standard deviation
Frequencies for other codes
No answer
Don't know
Not applicable
1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010
5 5 3 5 5 5 5 5 5
274 216.75 207 208 243 174 185 207 164
387 348 348 348 337 337 348 348 337
406.95 384.25 384.73 374.91 371.64 357.14 372.48 366.74 354.61
468 458 458 449 447 447 453 449 448
889 889 889 889 889 889 889 889 889
222.6 232.18 233.14 224.64 218.37 221.89 231.26 222.06 222.0
                 
65 52 40 46 37 66 79 37 61
10 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
1296 1124 1182 1148 1104 1050 2636 708 640
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 62466
Missing cases 0