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2018 ACS
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29. a) LAST WEEK, did this person work for pay at a job (or business)?
[ ] Yes --> SKIP to question 30
[ ] No - Did not work (or retired)
b) LAST WEEK, did this person do ANY work for pay, even for as little as one hour?
[ ] Yes
[ ] No --> SKIP to question 35a

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2017 ACS
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29. a) LAST WEEK, did this person work for pay at a job (or business)?
[ ] Yes --> SKIP to question 30
[ ] No - Did not work (or retired)
b) LAST WEEK, did this person do ANY work for pay, even for as little as one hour?
[ ] Yes
[ ] No --> SKIP to question 35a

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2016 ACS
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29. a) LAST WEEK, did this person work for pay at a job (or business)?
[ ] Yes --> SKIP to question 30
[ ] No - Did not work (or retired)
b) LAST WEEK, did this person do ANY work for pay, even for as little as one hour?
[ ] Yes
[ ] No --> SKIP to question 35a
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29a-29b. Count as work - Mark the "Yes" box if this person performed:

  • Work for someone else for wages, salary, piece rate, commission, tips, or payments "in kind" (for example, food or lodging received as payment for work performed).
  • Work in own business, professional practice, or farm.
  • Any work in a family business or farm, paid or not.
  • Any part-time work including babysitting, paper routes, etc.
  • Active duty in the Armed Forces.
Do not count as work - Mark the "No" box if this person performed:

  • Housework or yard work at home.
  • Unpaid volunteer work.
  • School work done as a student.
  • Work done as a resident or inmate of an institution facility (like a nursing facility or correctional facility).

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2015 ACS
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29.
a) LAST WEEK, did this person work for pay at a job
[ ] Yes SKIP to question 30
[ ] No - Did not work (or retired)
b) LAST WEEK, did this person do ANY work for pay, even for as little as one hour?
[ ] Yes
[ ] No --> SKIP to question 35a
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29a-29b. Count as work - Mark the "Yes" box if this person performed:

  • Work for someone else for wages, salary, piece rate, commission, tips, or payments "in kind" (for example, food or lodging received as payment for work performed).
  • Work in own business, professional practice, or farm.
  • Any work in a family business or farm, paid or not.
  • Any part-time work including babysitting, paper routes, etc.
  • Active duty in the Armed Forces.
Do not count as work - Mark the "No" box if this person performed:

  • Housework or yard work at home.
  • Unpaid volunteer work.
  • School work done as a student.
  • Work done as a resident or inmate of an institution facility (like a nursing facility or correctional facility).

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2014 ACS
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29.
a) LAST WEEK, did this person work for pay at a job
[ ] Yes SKIP to question 30
[ ] No - Did not work (or retired)
b) LAST WEEK, did this person do ANY work for pay, even for as little as one hour?
[ ] Yes
[ ] No --> SKIP to question 35a
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29a-29b.

Count as work - Mark the "Yes" box if this person performed:

  • Work for someone else for wages, salary, piece rate, commission, tips, or payments "in kind" (for example, food or lodging received as payment for work performed).
  • Work in own business, professional practice, or farm.
  • Any work in a family business or farm, paid or not.
  • Any part-time work including babysitting, paper routes, etc.
  • Active duty in the Armed Forces.

Do not count as work - Mark the "No" box if this person performed:

  • Housework or yard work at home.
  • Unpaid volunteer work.
  • School work done as a student.
  • Work done as a resident of an institution.



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2013 ACS
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29.
a) LAST WEEK, did this person work for pay at a job
[ ] Yes SKIP to question 30
[ ] No - Did not work (or retired)
b) LAST WEEK, did this person do ANY work for pay, even for as little as one hour?
[ ] Yes
[ ] No --> SKIP to question 35a
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29a-29b.

Count as work - Mark the "Yes" box if this person performed:

  • Work for someone else for wages, salary, piece rate, commission, tips, or payments "in kind" (for example, food or lodging received as payment for work performed).
  • Work in own business, professional practice, or farm.
  • Any work in a family business or farm, paid or not.
  • Any part-time work including babysitting, paper routes, etc.
  • Active duty in the Armed Forces.

Do not count as work - Mark the "No" box if this person performed:

  • Housework or yard work at home.
  • Unpaid volunteer work.
  • School work done as a student.
  • Work done as a resident of an institution.



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2012 ACS
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29.
a) LAST WEEK, did this person work for pay at a job
[ ] Yes SKIP to question 30
[ ] No - Did not work (or retired)
b) LAST WEEK, did this person do ANY work for pay, even for as little as one hour?
[ ] Yes
[ ] No --> SKIP to question 35a
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29a-29b.

Count as work - Mark the "Yes" box if this person performed:

  • Work for someone else for wages, salary, piece rate, commission, tips, or payments "in kind" (for example, food or lodging received as payment for work performed).
  • Work in own business, professional practice, or farm.
  • Any work in a family business or farm, paid or not.
  • Any part-time work including babysitting, paper routes, etc.
  • Active duty in the Armed Forces.

Do not count as work - Mark the "No" box if this person performed:

  • Housework or yard work at home.
  • Unpaid volunteer work.
  • School work done as a student.
  • Work done as a resident of an institution.



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2011 ACS
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29.
a) LAST WEEK, did this person work for pay at a job
[ ] Yes SKIP to question 30
[ ] No - Did not work (or retired)
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29a-29b.

Count as work - Mark the "Yes" box if this person performed:

  • Work for someone else for wages, salary, piece rate, commission, tips, or payments "in kind" (for example, food or lodging received as payment for work performed).
  • Work in own business, professional practice, or farm.
  • Any work in a family business or farm, paid or not.
  • Any part-time work including babysitting, paper routes, etc.
  • Active duty in the Armed Forces.

Do not count as work - Mark the "No" box if this person performed:

  • Housework or yard work at home.
  • Unpaid volunteer work.
  • School work done as a student.
  • Work done as a resident of an institution.



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2010 ACS
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29.
a) LAST WEEK, did this person work for pay at a job
[ ] Yes SKIP to question 30
[ ] No - Did not work (or retired)
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29a-29b.

Count as work - Mark the "Yes" box if this person performed:

  • Work for someone else for wages, salary, piece rate, commission, tips, or payments "in kind" (for example, food or lodging received as payment for work performed).
  • Work in own business, professional practice, or farm.
  • Any work in a family business or farm, paid or not.
  • Any part-time work including babysitting, paper routes, etc.
  • Active duty in the Armed Forces.

Do not count as work - Mark the "No" box if this person performed:

  • Housework or yard work at home.
  • Unpaid volunteer work.
  • School work done as a student.
  • Work done as a resident of an institution.



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2009 ACS
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29.
a) LAST WEEK, did this person work for pay at a job
[ ] Yes SKIP to question 30
[ ] No - Did not work (or retired)
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29a-29b.

Count as work - Mark the "Yes" box if this person performed:

  • Work for someone else for wages, salary, piece rate, commission, tips, or payments "in kind" (for example, food or lodging received as payment for work performed).
  • Work in own business, professional practice, or farm.
  • Any work in a family business or farm, paid or not.
  • Any part-time work including babysitting, paper routes, etc.
  • Active duty in the Armed Forces.

Do not count as work - Mark the "No" box if this person performed:

  • Housework or yard work at home.
  • Unpaid volunteer work.
  • School work done as a student.
  • Work done as a resident of an institution.



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2008 ACS
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29.
a) LAST WEEK, did this person work for pay at a job
[ ] Yes SKIP to question 30
[ ] No - Did not work (or retired)
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29a-29b.

Count as work - Mark the "Yes" box if this person performed:

  • Work for someone else for wages, salary, piece rate, commission, tips, or payments "in kind" (for example, food or lodging received as payment for work performed).
  • Work in own business, professional practice, or farm.
  • Any work in a family business or farm, paid or not.
  • Any part-time work including babysitting, paper routes, etc.
  • Active duty in the Armed Forces.

Do not count as work - Mark the "No" box if this person performed:

  • Housework or yard work at home.
  • Unpaid volunteer work.
  • School work done as a student.
  • Work done as a resident of an institution.



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2007 ACS
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23. LAST WEEK, did this person do ANY work for either pay or profit?

Mark (X) the "Yes" box even if the person worked only 1 hour, or helped without pay in a family business or farm for 15 hours or more, or was on active duty in the Armed Forces

[ ] Yes
[ ] No -> SKIP to question 29

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23.Count as work - Mark the "Yes" box if this person performed:

  • Work for someone else for wages, salary, piece rate, commission, tips, or payments "in kind" (for example, food or lodging received as payment for work performed).
  • Work in own business, professional practice, or farm.

  • Any work in a family business or farm, paid or not.
  • Any part-time work including babysitting, paper routes, etc.
  • Active duty in the Armed Forces.
Do not count as work - Mark the "No" box if this person performed:

  • Housework or yard work at home.
  • Unpaid volunteer work.
  • School work done as a student.
  • Work done as a resident of an institution.

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2006 ACS
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23. LAST WEEK, did this person do ANY work for either pay or profit?

Mark (X) the "Yes" box even if the person worked only 1 hour, or helped without pay in a family business or farm for 15 hours or more, or was on active duty in the Armed Forces

[ ] Yes
[ ] No -> SKIP to question 29

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23.Count as work - Mark the "Yes" box if this person performed:

  • Work for someone else for wages, salary, piece rate, commission, tips, or payments "in kind" (for example, food or lodging received as payment for work performed).
  • Work in own business, professional practice, or farm.

  • Any work in a family business or farm, paid or not.
  • Any part-time work including babysitting, paper routes, etc.
  • Active duty in the Armed Forces.
Do not count as work - Mark the "No" box if this person performed:

  • Housework or yard work at home.
  • Unpaid volunteer work.
  • School work done as a student.
  • Work done as a resident of an institution.

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2005 ACS
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23. LAST WEEK, did this person do ANY work for either pay or profit?

Mark (X) the "Yes" box even if the person worked only 1 hour, or helped without pay in a family business or farm for 15 hours or more, or was on active duty in the Armed Forces

[ ] Yes
[ ] No -> SKIP to question 29

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23.Count as work - Mark the "Yes" box if this person performed:

  • Work for someone else for wages, salary, piece rate, commission, tips, or payments "in kind" (for example, food or lodging received as payment for work performed).
  • Work in own business, professional practice, or farm.

  • Any work in a family business or farm, paid or not.
  • Any part-time work including babysitting, paper routes, etc.
  • Active duty in the Armed Forces.
Do not count as work - Mark the "No" box if this person performed:

  • Housework or yard work at home.
  • Unpaid volunteer work.
  • School work done as a student.
  • Work done as a resident of an institution.

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2004 ACS
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23. LAST WEEK, did this person do ANY work for either pay or profit?

Mark (X) the "Yes" box even if the person worked only 1 hour, or helped without pay in a family business or farm for 15 hours or more, or was on active duty in the Armed Forces

[ ] Yes
[ ] No -> SKIP to question 29

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23.Count as work - Mark the "Yes" box if this person performed:

  • Work for someone else for wages, salary, piece rate, commission, tips, or payments "in kind" (for example, food or lodging received as payment for work performed).
  • Work in own business, professional practice, or farm.

  • Any work in a family business or farm, paid or not.
  • Any part-time work including babysitting, paper routes, etc.
  • Active duty in the Armed Forces.
Do not count as work - Mark the "No" box if this person performed:

  • Housework or yard work at home.
  • Unpaid volunteer work.
  • School work done as a student.
  • Work done as a resident of an institution.

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2003 ACS
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23. LAST WEEK, did this person do ANY work for either pay or profit?

Mark (X) the "Yes" box even if the person worked only 1 hour, or helped without pay in a family business or farm for 15 hours or more, or was on active duty in the Armed Forces

[ ] Yes
[ ] No -> SKIP to question 29

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23.Count as work - Mark the "Yes" box if this person performed:

  • Work for someone else for wages, salary, piece rate, commission, tips, or payments "in kind" (for example, food or lodging received as payment for work performed).
  • Work in own business, professional practice, or farm.

  • Any work in a family business or farm, paid or not.
  • Any part-time work including babysitting, paper routes, etc.
  • Active duty in the Armed Forces.
Do not count as work - Mark the "No" box if this person performed:

  • Housework or yard work at home.
  • Unpaid volunteer work.
  • School work done as a student.
  • Work done as a resident of an institution.

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2002 ACS
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23. LAST WEEK, did this person do ANY work for either pay or profit?

Mark (X) the "Yes" box even if the person worked only 1 hour, or helped without pay in a family business or farm for 15 hours or more, or was on active duty in the Armed Forces

[ ] Yes
[ ] No -> SKIP to question 29

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23.Count as work - Mark the "Yes" box if this person performed:

  • Work for someone else for wages, salary, piece rate, commission, tips, or payments "in kind" (for example, food or lodging received as payment for work performed).
  • Work in own business, professional practice, or farm.

  • Any work in a family business or farm, paid or not.
  • Any part-time work including babysitting, paper routes, etc.
  • Active duty in the Armed Forces.
Do not count as work - Mark the "No" box if this person performed:

  • Housework or yard work at home.
  • Unpaid volunteer work.
  • School work done as a student.
  • Work done as a resident of an institution.

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2001 ACS
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23. LAST WEEK, did this person do ANY work for either pay or profit?

Mark (X) the "Yes" box even if the person worked only 1 hour, or helped without pay in a family business or farm for 15 hours or more, or was on active duty in the Armed Forces

[ ] Yes
[ ] No -> SKIP to question 29

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23.Count as work - Mark the "Yes" box if this person performed:

  • Work for someone else for wages, salary, piece rate, commission, tips, or payments "in kind" (for example, food or lodging received as payment for work performed).
  • Work in own business, professional practice, or farm.

  • Any work in a family business or farm, paid or not.
  • Any part-time work including babysitting, paper routes, etc.
  • Active duty in the Armed Forces.
Do not count as work - Mark the "No" box if this person performed:

  • Housework or yard work at home.
  • Unpaid volunteer work.
  • School work done as a student.
  • Work done as a resident of an institution.

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1990 5%
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21a. Did this person work at any time LAST WEEK?

[] Yes - Fill this circle if this person worked full time or part time. (Count as part-time work such as delivering papers, or helping without pay in a family business or farm. Also count active duty in the Armed Forces.)
[] No - Fill this circle if this person did not work, or did only own housework, school work, or volunteer work. - Skip to 25.

Count as work - Mark Yes:
- Work for someone else for wages, salary, piece rate, commission, tips, or payments in kind (for example, food, lodging received as payment for work performed).
- Work in own business, professional practice, or farm.
- Any work in a family business or farm, paid or not.
- Any part-time work including babysitting, paper routes, etc.
- Active duty in Armed Forces.
Do not count as work - Mark No:
- Housework or yard work at home.
- Unpaid volunteer work.
- School work.
- Work done as a resident of an institution.

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1960 5%
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P22. Did this person work at any time last week?
Include part-time work such as a Saturday job, delivering papers, or helping without pay in a family business or farm. Do not count own housework.

[] Yes
[] No