General Social Survey 2011 - Cycle 25 - Family (Main Survey)

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Table of Contents

Survey Introduction (INT)

Survey Introduction (INT) - Question identifier:INT_R01

We are calling you for a survey on families. The purpose is to collect information on family history as well as major life events that Canadians experience.

Survey Introduction (INT) - Question identifier:INT_R02

This study is being conducted under the authority of the Statistics Act and your answers will be kept strictly confidential and used only for statistical purposes. While participation in this survey is voluntary, your cooperation is important to ensure that the information collected in this survey is as accurate and as comprehensive as possible.

Birth date of respondent (BDR)

Birth date of respondent (BDR) - Question identifier:BDR_Q100

What is your date of birth?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 31

Birth date of respondent (BDR) - Question identifier:BDR_Q105

What is your date of birth?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Birth date of respondent (BDR) - Question identifier:BDR_Q110

What is your date of birth?

Minimum: 1889 Maximum: 1996

Birth date of respondent (BDR) - Question identifier:BDR_Q120

So, your age is ^BDR_D120. Is that correct?

1. Yes
2. No, return and correct date of birth
3. No, collect age
DK, RF

Birth date of respondent (BDR) - Question identifier:BDR_Q130

What is your age?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 130

Birth date of respondent (BDR) - Question identifier:BDR_R140

This survey is for persons aged 15 and older. So, for this household, the survey is now completed. Thank you for your co-operation.

Family origins (GU)

Family origins (GU) - Question identifier:GU_R110

The following questions ask about your family when you were growing up.

Family origins (GU) - Question identifier:GU_Q110

When you were born or adopted at birth, were you living with both your birth or adoptive mother and your birth or adoptive father?

1. Yes (both birth parents)
2. Yes (both adoptive parents at birth)
3. No
DK, RF

Family origins (GU) - Question identifier:GU_Q120

Until you were 15, did you always live with both of your ^birth/adoptive parents?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Family origins (GU) - Question identifier:GU_Q130

When you were born, did you live with your birth or adoptive mother?

1. Yes (birth mother)
2. Yes (adoptive mother at birth)
3. No
DK, RF

Family origins (GU) - Question identifier:GU_Q150

When you were born, did you live with your birth or adoptive father?

1. Yes (birth father)
2. Yes (adoptive father at birth)
3. No
DK, RF

Family origins (GU) - Question identifier:GU_Q170

Have your ^birth/adoptive parents ever lived together in a common-law relationship?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Family origins (GU) - Question identifier:GU_Q180

Was that before or after you were born?

1. Before
2. After
3. Both before and after (separated/divorced and repartnered)
DK, RF

Family origins (GU) - Question identifier:GU_Q190

When you were ^born/adopted at birth, were your parents married or living together in a common-law relationship?

1. Married
2. Living together in a common-law relationship
3. Other
DK, RF

Family origins (GU) - Question identifier:GU_Q210

Were they ever married (to each other)?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Parents of respondent (PA)

Parents of respondent (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q230

Were your parents ever separated?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Parents of respondent (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q240

In what year did your parents separate?

Minimum: 1900 Maximum: 2011

Parents of respondent (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q241

How old were you when your parents separated?

Minimum: 0 Maximum: 130

Parents of respondent (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q330

Are your parents divorced?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Parents of respondent (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q340

In what year did your parents divorce?

Minimum: 1900 Maximum: 2011

Parents of respondent (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q341

How old were you when your parents divorced?

Minimum: 00 Maximum: 130

Birthplace of mother (BPM)

Birthplace of mother (BPM) - Question identifier:BPM_Q10

In what country was your mother born? By mother, we mean the woman who mostly raised you.

Birthplace of mother (BPM) - Question identifier:BPM_Q20

In which province or territory?

10. Newfoundland and Labrador
11. Prince Edward Island
12. Nova Scotia
13. New Brunswick
24. Quebec
35. Ontario
46. Manitoba
47. Saskatchewan
48. Alberta
59. British Columbia
60. Yukon
61. Northwest Territories
62. Nunavut
DK, RF

Education of mother (EOM)

Education of mother (EOM) - Question identifier:EOM_Q200

What is the highest level of education that your mother has attained? By mother, we mean the woman who mostly raised you.

1. Earned doctorate (Ph.D., D.Sc., D.Ed.)
2. Masters (M.A., M.Sc., M.Ed.)
3. Degree in Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, or Optometry (M.D., D.D.S., D.M.D., D.V.M., O.D.)
4. Bachelor or undergraduate degree, or teacher's college (B.A., B.Sc., LL.B., B.Ed.)
5. Diploma or certificate from community college, CEGEP or nursing school
6. Diploma or certificate from trade, technical or vocational school, or business college
7. Some university
8. Some community college, CEGEP or nursing school
9. Some trade, technical or vocational school, or business college
10. High school diploma
11. Some high school
12. Elementary school completed
13. Some elementary
14. No schooling
15. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Birthplace of father (BPF)

Birthplace of father (BPF) - Question identifier:BPF_Q10

In what country was your father born? By father, we mean the man who mostly raised you.

Long Answer, 80 characters.

Birthplace of father (BPF) - Question identifier:BPF_Q20

In which province or territory?

10. Newfoundland and Labrador
11. Prince Edward Island
12. Nova Scotia
13. New Brunswick
24. Quebec
35. Ontario
46. Manitoba
47. Saskatchewan
48. Alberta
59. British Columbia
60. Yukon
61. Northwest Territories
62. Nunavut
DK, RF

Education of father (EOF)

Education of father (EOF) - Question identifier:EOF_Q200

What is the highest level of education that your father has attained? By father, we mean the man who mostly raised you.

1. Earned doctorate (Ph.D., D.Sc., D.Ed.)
2. Masters (M.A., M.Sc., M.Ed.)
3. Degree in Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, or Optometry (M.D., D.D.S., D.M.D., D.V.M., O.D.)
4. Bachelor or undergraduate degree, or teacher's college (B.A., B.Sc., LL.B., B.Ed.)
5. Diploma or certificate from community college, CEGEP or nursing school
6. Diploma or certificate from trade, technical or vocational school, or business college
7. Some university
8. Some community college, CEGEP or nursing school
9. Some trade, technical or vocational school, or business college
10. High school diploma
11. Some high school
12. Elementary school completed
13. Some elementary
14. No schooling
15. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH)

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q110

Have you always lived with at least one of your parents? By parents, we mean the people who mostly raised you.

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q120

How many times did you leave home to live on your own?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 20

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q210M

In what month and year did you first leave home to live on your own?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q210Y

In what month and year did you first leave home to live on your own?

Minimum: 1900 Maximum: 2011

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q211

How old were you when you first left home to live on your own?

Minimum: 15 Maximum: 75

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q220

What were the main reasons for this first move? Was it:

11. ... to attend school?
12. ... to move because of a job?
13. ... to get married or live with a partner?
14. ... to be independent or to move into your own place?
15. Because you immigrated to Canada
16. Because of family problems or conflict
17. To travel
18. ... for some other reason?
DK, RF

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q230M

In what month and year did you start living with your parent(s) again for the first time?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q230Y

In what month and year did you start living with your parent(s) again for the first time?

Minimum: 1900 Maximum: 2011

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q231

How old were you when you started living with your parent(s) again for the first time?

Minimum: 15 Maximum: 75

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q240

What were the main reasons for returning home?

11. Job ended
12. Relationship ended
13. Financial reasons
14. Obtained degree (or diploma) or left school
15. End of school term (year)
16. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q310M

In what month and year did you last leave home to live on your own?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q310Y

In what month and year did you last leave home to live on your own?

Minimum: 1900 Maximum: 2011

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q311

How old were you when you last left home to live on your own?

Minimum: 15 Maximum: 75

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q320

What were the main reasons for this last move? Was it:

11. ... to attend school?
12. ... to move because of a job?
13. ... to get married or live with a partner?
14. ... to be independent or to move into your own place?
15. Because you immigrated to Canada
16. Because of family problems or conflict
17. To travel
18. ... for some other reason?
DK, RF

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q330M

In what month and year did you start living with your parent(s) again for the last time?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
95. Parent(s) have joined the respondent's household
DK, RF

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q330Y

In what month and year did you start living with your parent(s) again for the last time?

Minimum: 1900 Maximum: 2011

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q331

How old were you when you started living with your parent(s) again for the last time?

Minimum: 15 Maximum: 75

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q340

What were the main reasons for returning home?

11. Job ended
12. Relationship ended
13. Financial reasons
14. Obtained degree (or diploma) or left school
15. End of school term (year)
16. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q410M

In what month and year did you leave home to live on your own?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q410Y

In what month and year did you leave home to live on your own?

Minimum: 1900 Maximum: 2011

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q411

How old were you when you left home to live on your own?

Minimum: 15 Maximum: 75

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q420

What were the main reasons for this move? Was it:

11. ... to attend school?
12. ...to move because of a job?
13. ...to get married or live with a partner?
14. ...to be independent or to move into own place?
15. Because you immigrated to Canada
16. Because of family problems or conflict
17. To travel
18. ...for some other reason?
DK, RF

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q430M

In what month and year did you start living with your parent(s) again?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
95. Parent(s) have joined the respondent's household
DK, RF

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q430Y

In what month and year did you start living with your parent(s) again?

Minimum: 1900 Maximum: 2011

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q431

How old were you when you started living with your parent(s) again?

Minimum: 15 Maximum: 75

Leaving household (parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q440

What were the main reasons for returning home?

11. Job ended
12. Relationship ended
13. Financial reasons
14. Obtained degree (or diploma) or left school
15. End of school term (year)
16. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN)

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q110

Have you left your parent's home more than once to live on your own? By parents, we mean the people who mostly raised you.

1. Yes
2. No
3. Respondent never left parents home
DK, RF

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q120

In total, how many times did you leave your parent's home to live on your own?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 20

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q210M

In what month and year did you first leave your parent's home to live on your own?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q210Y

In what month and year did you first leave your parent's home to live on your own?

Minimum: 1900 Maximum: 2011

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q211

How old were you when you first left your parent's home to live on your own?

Minimum: 15 Maximum: 75

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q220

What were the main reasons for this first move? Was it:

11. ... to attend school?
12. ... to move because of a job?
13. ... to get married or live with a partner?
14. ... to be independent or to move into your own place?
15. Because you immigrated to Canada
16. Because of family problems or conflict
17. To travel
18. ... for some other reason?
DK, RF

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q230M

In what month and year did you start living with your parent(s) again for the first time?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q230Y

In what month and year did you start living with your parent(s) again for the first time?

Minimum: 1900 Maximum: 2011

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q231

How old were you when you started living with your parent(s) again for the first time?

Minimum: 15 Maximum: 75

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q240

What were the main reasons for returning to your parent's home?

11. Job ended
12. Relationship ended
13. Financial reasons
14. Obtained degree (or diploma) or left school
15. End of school term (year)
16. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q310M

In what month and year did you last leave your parent's home to live on your own?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q310Y

In what month and year did you last leave your parent's home to live on your own?

Minimum: 1900 Maximum: 2011

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q311

How old were you when you last left your parent's home to live on your own?

Minimum: 15 Maximum: 75

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q320

What were the main reasons for this first move? Was it:

11. ... to attend school?
12. ... to move because of a job?
13. ... to get married or live with a partner?
14. ... to be independent or to move into your own place?
15. Because you immigrated to Canada
16. Because of family problems or conflict
17. To travel
18. ... for some other reason?
DK, RF

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q510M

In what month and year did you last live with one or both of your parents? By parents, we mean the people who mostly raised you.

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q510Y

In what month and year did you last live with one or both of your parents? By parents, we mean the people who mostly raised you.

Minimum: 1900 Maximum: 2011

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q511

How old were you when you last lived with one or both of your parents?

Minimum: 15 Maximum: 75

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q520

What were the main reasons for your move? Was it:

11. ... to attend school?
12. ... to move because of a job?
13. ... to get married or live with a partner?
14. ... to be independent or to move into your own place?
15. Because you immigrated to Canada
16. Because of family problems or conflict
17. To travel
18. ... for some other reason?
DK, RF

Confirm marital status of respondent (CMR)

Confirm marital status of respondent (CMR) - Question identifier:CMR_Q100

I'd like to confirm your marital status. Are you ^piSelRespMarS?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Confirm marital status of respondent (CMR) - Question identifier:CMR_Q110

What is your marital status? Are you:

1. ... married?
2. ... living common-law?
3. ... widowed?
4. ... separated?
5. ... divorced?
6. ... single, never married?
DK, RF

Current marriage (MA0)

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_R102

The next questions are about marriages and common-law partnerships.

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q102

What is your current legal marital status? Are you :

1. ... never legally married (single)?
2. ... legally married (and not separated)?
3. ... separated, but still legally married?
4. ... divorced?
5. ... widowed?
DK, RF

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q108

Have you ever lived with a common-law partner, even if it was for less than 1 year?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q109M

In what month and year did you separate (from the spouse you are still married to)?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q109Y

In what month and year did you separate (from the spouse you are still married to)?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q110

How old were you when you separated from your current spouse?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q111M

In what month and year were you married?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q111Y

In what month and year were you married?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q112

How old were you when you were married?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q120

What was your spouse's marital status before entering into this marriage? Was it :

1. ... widowed?
2. ... divorced?
3. ... never legally married (single)?
DK, RF

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q130M

In what month and year was your spouse born?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q130Y

In what month and year was your spouse born?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2001

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q131

How old is your spouse?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q141

Does your spouse have any children that you did not raise?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q142

How many?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 20

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q143

^Are any of these children/Is this child 18 years of age or younger?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q144

How many?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 20

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q150

Did you and your spouse live in a common-law relationship before entering into this marriage?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q160M

In what month and year did you and that spouse begin to live together?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q160Y

In what month and year did you and that spouse begin to live together?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q161

How old were you when you and that spouse began to live together?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q162M

In what month and year did you and your current spouse begin to live together?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q162Y

In what month and year did you and your current spouse begin to live together?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q163

How old were you when you and your current spouse began to live together?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Current marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q220

Is this your first marriage?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

First marriage (MA1)

First marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q110M

In what month and year was your first marriage?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

First marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q110Y

In what month and year was your first marriage?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

First marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q111

How old were you at your first marriage?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

First marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q130M

In what month and year was your first spouse born?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

First marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q130Y

In what month and year was your first spouse born?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2001

First marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q131

How old was your first spouse when you got married?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

First marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q150

Did you and your first spouse live in a common-law relationship before entering into this marriage?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

First marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q160M

In what month and year did you and your first spouse begin to live together?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

First marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q160Y

In what month and year did you and your first spouse begin to live together?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

First marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q161

How old were you when you and your first spouse began to live together?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

First marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q165

Were any children born from your first marriage?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

First marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q170

Did your first marriage end in:

1. ... separation and then divorce or annulment?
2. ... separation and then death of spouse?
3. ... death of spouse?
4. Divorce or annulment without separation?
5. Other - Specify
DK, RF

First marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q180M

In what month and year did the last separation happen?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
95. No separation prior to divorce or annulment
DK, RF

First marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q180Y

In what month and year did the last separation happen?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

First marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q181

How old were you when the last separation happened?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

First marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q190M

In what month and year was the divorce or annulment final?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

First marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q190Y

In what month and year was the divorce or annulment final?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

First marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q191

How old were you when the divorce or annulment was final?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

First marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q210M

In what month and year did your first spouse pass away?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

First marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q210Y

In what month and year did your first spouse pass away?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

First marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q211

How old were you when your first spouse passed away?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

First marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q220

Is your current marriage your second?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

First marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q230

Have you been legally married a second time?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Second marriage (MA2)

Second marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q110M

In what month and year was your second marriage?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Second marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q110Y

In what month and year was your second marriage?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

Second marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q111

How old were you at your second marriage?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Second marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q130M

In what month and year was your second spouse born?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Second marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q130Y

In what month and year was your second spouse born?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2001

Second marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q131

How old was your second spouse when you got married?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Second marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q150

Did you and your second spouse live in a common-law relationship before entering into this marriage?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Second marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q160M

In what month and year did you and your second spouse begin to live together?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Second marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q160Y

In what month and year did you and your second spouse begin to live together?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

Second marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q161

How old were you when you and your second spouse began to live together?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Second marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q165

Were any children born from your second marriage?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Second marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q170

Did your second marriage end in:

1. ... separation and then divorce or annulment?
2. ... separation and then death of spouse?
3. ... death of spouse?
4. Divorce or annulment without separation?
5. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Second marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q180M

In what month and year did the last separation happen?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
95. No separation prior to divorce or annulment
DK, RF

Second marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q180Y

In what month and year did the last separation happen?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

Second marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q181

How old were you when the last separation happened?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Second marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q190M

In what month and year was the divorce or annulment final?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Second marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q190Y

In what month and year was the divorce or annulment final?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

Second marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q191

How old were you when the divorce or annulment was final?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Second marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q210M

In what month and year did your second spouse pass away?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Second marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q210Y

In what month and year did your second spouse pass away?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

Second marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q211

How old were you when your second spouse passed away?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Second marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q220

Is your current marriage your third?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Second marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q230

Have you been legally married a third time?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Third marriage (MA3)

Third marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q110M

In what month and year was your third marriage?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Third marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q110Y

In what month and year was your third marriage?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

Third marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q111

How old were you at your third marriage?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Third marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q130M

In what month and year was your third spouse born?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Third marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q130Y

In what month and year was your third spouse born?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2001

Third marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q131

How old was your third spouse when you got married?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Third marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q150

Did you and your third spouse live in a common-law relationship before entering into this marriage?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Third marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q160M

In what month and year did you and your third spouse begin to live together?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Third marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q160Y

In what month and year did you and your third spouse begin to live together?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

Third marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q161

How old were you when you and your third spouse began to live together?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Third marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q165

Were any children born from your third marriage?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Third marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q170

Did your third marriage end in:

1. ... separation and then divorce or annulment?
2. ... separation and then death of spouse?
3. ... death of spouse?
4. Divorce or annulment without separation?
5. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Third marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q180M

In what month and year did the last separation happen?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
95. No separation prior to divorce or annulment
DK, RF

Third marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q180Y

In what month and year did the last separation happen?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

Third marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q181

How old were you when the last separation happened?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Third marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q190M

In what month and year was the divorce or annulment final?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Third marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q190Y

In what month and year was the divorce or annulment final?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

Third marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q191

How old were you when the divorce or annulment was final?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Third marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q210M

In what month and year did your third spouse pass away?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Third marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q210Y

In what month and year did your third spouse pass away?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

Third marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q211

How old were you when your third spouse passed away?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Third marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q300

In total, how many times have you been legally married?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 20

Current common-law union (CU0)

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q102

Are you now living with a common-law partner?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q107

Have you ever been a partner in a common-law relationship that was not followed by marriage?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q110M

In what month and year did you and your current partner begin to live together?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q110Y

In what month and year did you and your current partner begin to live together?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q111

How old were you when you and your current partner began living together?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q120

What was your partner's marital status before entering into this union? Was it:

1. ... widowed?
2. ... separated?
3. ... divorced?
4. ... never legally married (single)?
DK, RF

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q130M

In what month and year was ^he/she born?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q130Y

In what month and year was ^he/she born?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q131

How old is ^he/she?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q140

Did your partner live common-law with anyone else before entering into this union?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q141

Does your partner have any children that you did not raise?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q142

How many?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 20

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q143

^Are any of these children/Is this child 18 years of age or younger?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q144

How many?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 20

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q220

Have you had a previous common-law relationship that was not followed by marriage?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

First common-law union (CU1)

First common-law union (CU1) - Question identifier:CU1_Q110M

In what month and year did you begin your first common-law relationship that was not followed by marriage?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

First common-law union (CU1) - Question identifier:CU1_Q110Y

In what month and year did you begin your first common-law relationship that was not followed by marriage?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

First common-law union (CU1) - Question identifier:CU1_Q111

How old were you when you began your first common-law relationship that was not followed by marriage?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

First common-law union (CU1) - Question identifier:CU1_Q130M

In what month and year was your first partner born?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

First common-law union (CU1) - Question identifier:CU1_Q130Y

In what month and year was your first partner born?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

First common-law union (CU1) - Question identifier:CU1_Q131

How old was he/she when you entered into this union?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

First common-law union (CU1) - Question identifier:CU1_Q170

Did this union end by separation or by the death of your partner?

1. Separation
2. Death of partner
DK, RF

First common-law union (CU1) - Question identifier:CU1_Q180M

In what month and year did this occur?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

First common-law union (CU1) - Question identifier:CU1_Q180Y

In what month and year did this occur?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

First common-law union (CU1) - Question identifier:CU1_Q181

How old were you when this occurred?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

First common-law union (CU1) - Question identifier:CU1_Q190

Were any children born from this union?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

First common-law union (CU1) - Question identifier:CU1_Q230

Have you been a partner in any other common-law relationships that were not followed by marriage?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Second common-law union (CU2)

Second common-law union (CU2) - Question identifier:CU2_Q110M

In what month and year did you begin your second common-law relationship that was not followed by marriage?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Second common-law union (CU2) - Question identifier:CU2_Q110Y

In what month and year did you begin your second common-law relationship that was not followed by marriage?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

Second common-law union (CU2) - Question identifier:CU2_Q111

How old were you when you began your second common-law relationship that was not followed by marriage?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Second common-law union (CU2) - Question identifier:CU2_Q130M

In what month and year was your second partner born?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Second common-law union (CU2) - Question identifier:CU2_Q130Y

In what month and year was your second partner born?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

Second common-law union (CU2) - Question identifier:CU2_Q131

How old was he/she when you entered into this union?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Second common-law union (CU2) - Question identifier:CU2_Q170

Did this union end by separation or by the death of your partner?

1. Separation
2. Death of partner
DK, RF

Second common-law union (CU2) - Question identifier:CU2_Q180M

In what month and year did this occur?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Second common-law union (CU2) - Question identifier:CU2_Q180Y

In what month and year did this occur?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

Second common-law union (CU2) - Question identifier:CU2_Q181

How old were you when this occured?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Second common-law union (CU2) - Question identifier:CU2_Q190

Were any children born from this union?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Second common-law union (CU2) - Question identifier:CU2_Q230

Have you been a partner in any other common-law relationships that were not followed by marriage?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Third common-law union (CU3)

Third common-law union (CU3) - Question identifier:CU3_Q110M

In what month and year did you begin your third common-law relationship that was not followed by marriage?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Third common-law union (CU3) - Question identifier:CU3_Q110Y

In what month and year did you begin your third common-law relationship that was not followed by marriage?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

Third common-law union (CU3) - Question identifier:CU3_Q111

How old were you when you began your third common-law relationship that was not followed by marriage?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Third common-law union (CU3) - Question identifier:CU3_Q130M

In what month and year was your third partner born?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Third common-law union (CU3) - Question identifier:CU3_Q130Y

In what month and year was your third partner born?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

Third common-law union (CU3) - Question identifier:CU3_Q131

How old was he/she when you began this union?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Third common-law union (CU3) - Question identifier:CU3_Q170

Did this union end by separation or by the death of your partner?

1. Separation
2. Death of partner
DK, RF

Third common-law union (CU3) - Question identifier:CU3_Q180M

In what month and year did this occur?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Third common-law union (CU3) - Question identifier:CU3_Q180Y

In what month and year did this occur?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

Third common-law union (CU3) - Question identifier:CU3_Q181

How old were you when this occured?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Third common-law union (CU3) - Question identifier:CU3_Q190

Were any children born from this union?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Third common-law union (CU3) - Question identifier:CU3_Q230

In total, how many times have you been a partner in common-law relationships that were not followed by marriage?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 20

Reasons why married couples decided to get married rather than continue living in a common-law relationship (MAC)

Reasons why married couples decided to get married rather than continue living in a common-law relationship (MAC) - Question identifier:MAC_R110

While the majority of couples in Canada are married, others live in common-law. We would like to ask people the reasons behind their decisions to get married.

Reasons why married couples decided to get married rather than continue living in a common-law relationship (MAC) - Question identifier:MAC_Q110

What is the main reason why you married your current spouse rather than ^continue to live in a common-law relationship?

1. To have children/adopt
2. Proof of love and commitment
3. Living together was not socially acceptable
4. To make relationship official
5. Financial security
6. Spouse wanted to
7. Pressure from family and friends
8. Cultural, moral/religious beliefs
9. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Intentions to get married (MAI)

Intentions to get married (MAI) - Question identifier:MAI_Q120

Do you think you will ever marry?

1. Yes
2. No
3. Uncertain
DK, RF

Intentions to get married (MAI) - Question identifier:MAI_Q130

Do you think you will ever marry again?

1. Yes
2. No
3. Uncertain
DK, RF

Intentions to get married (MAI) - Question identifier:MAI_Q145

When do you plan to get (re)married?

1. In the next year
2. In 2 years
3. In 3 years or more
4. Something you have not discussed
DK, RF

Reasons why couples in a common-law relationship plan to get married (MCI)

Reasons why couples in a common-law relationship plan to get married (MCI) - Question identifier:MCI_R150

More and more couples in Canada live in common-law relationships. We would like to know the reasons why couples decide to get married.

Reasons why couples in a common-law relationship plan to get married (MCI) - Question identifier:MCI_Q150

What is the most important reason why you intend to marry your current partner, rather than continue living in a common-law relationship?

1. To have children/adopt
2. Proof of love and commitment
3. Living together was not socially acceptable
4. To make relationship official
5. Financial security
6. Spouse wanted to
7. Pressure from family and friends
8. Cultural, moral, religious beliefs
9. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Reasons why couples in a common-law relationship decide not to get married (CLI)

Reasons why couples in a common-law relationship decide not to get married (CLI) - Question identifier:CLI_R160

In Canada, more and more couples are living in a common-law relationship. We would like to know the reasons why couples decide not to get married.

Reasons why couples in a common-law relationship decide not to get married (CLI) - Question identifier:CLI_Q160

What is the main reason why you intend to continue living in a common-law relationship rather than getting married to your current partner?

1. Relationship is too recent/fragile
2. Current situation is fine as is
3. Wedding (preparations, cost)
4. Don't believe in the institution of marriage
5. Maintain financial independance
6. Partner does not want to
7. Does not want to commit (emotionally)
8. Never thought about it
9. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Living apart together (LAT)

Living apart together (LAT) - Question identifier:LAT_Q120

Are you currently in an intimate couple relationship with someone you are not living with?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Living apart together (LAT) - Question identifier:LAT_Q121M

In what month and year did this relationship start?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Living apart together (LAT) - Question identifier:LAT_Q121Y

In what month and year did this relationship start?

Minimum: 1900 Maximum: 2011

Living apart together (LAT) - Question identifier:LAT_Q122

How old were you when this relationship started?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Living apart together (LAT) - Question identifier:LAT_Q123M

In what month and year was your partner born?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Living apart together (LAT) - Question identifier:LAT_Q123Y

In what month and year was your partner born?

Minimum: 1900 Maximum: 2011

Living apart together (LAT) - Question identifier:LAT_Q124

How old is he/she?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Characteristics of couples who live apart together (RSH)

Characteristics of couples who live apart together (RSH) - Question identifier:RSH_R125

I've recorded that you are ^married / living in a common-law relationship, but your ^spouse/partner is not currently living with you.

Characteristics of couples who live apart together (RSH) - Question identifier:RSH_Q125

What is the reason why you are living part? Is it because:

1. ...you and your ^spouse/partner decided to live apart?
2. ...you want to live apart?
3. ...your ^spouse/partner wants to live apart?
4. ... you are constrained by circumstances?
5. We have not considered the idea to live together.
DK, RF

Characteristics of couples who live apart together (RSH) - Question identifier:RSH_Q126

What is the main reason why you want to live apart? Is it :

1. ... for financial reasons?
2. ... to keep independence?
3. ... because of children?
4. ... because you are not yet ready for living together?
5. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Characteristics of couples who live apart together (RSH) - Question identifier:RSH_Q127

What is the main reason why you and your ^spouse/partner both want to live apart? Is it:

1. ... for financial reasons?
2. ... to keep independence?
3. ... because of children?
4. ... because you are not yet ready for living together?
5. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Characteristics of couples who live apart together (RSH) - Question identifier:RSH_Q128

What is the main reason why your ^spouse/partner wants to live apart? Is it:

1. ... for financial reasons?
2. ... to keep independence?
3. ... because of children?
4. ... because he/she is not yet ready for living together?
5. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Characteristics of couples who live apart together (RSH) - Question identifier:RSH_Q129

By which circumstance?

1. Work circumstances
2. Studies circumstances
3. Financial circumstances
4. Housing circumstances
5. Legal circumstances
6. Avoid disapproval of family / friends
7. Partner in a nursing home
8. Partner in a medical care facility
9. Partner has not immigrated to the country
10. Partner serving in military
11. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Characteristics of couples who live apart together (RSH) - Question identifier:RSH_Q131

How far does your ^spouse/partner live from you? Is it:

1. ... in the same building?
2. ... in the same neighbourhood (30 min or less by foot, bus or car)?
3. ... in the surrounding area (more than 30 minutes and less than 1 hour by car)?
4. ... one hour or more but less than a half day by car?
5. ... a half day or more by car?
DK, RF

Characteristics of couples who live apart together (RSH) - Question identifier:RSH_Q132

How many of your closest family and friends know about your ^spouse/partner?

1. All
2. Most
3. About half
4. Some
5. None
DK, RF

Characteristics of couples who live apart together (RSH) - Question identifier:RSH_Q133

Do you intend to live with your current ^spouse/partner?

1. Definitely yes
2. Probably yes
3. Probably not
4. No, definitely not
5. Uncertain
DK, RF

Characteristics of couples who live apart together (RSH) - Question identifier:RSH_Q134

When do you intend to live with your current ^spouse/partner?

1. In the next year
2. In 2 years
3. In 3 years or more
4. Have not discussed
DK, RF

Common law intention (CUI)

Common law intention (CUI) - Question identifier:CUI_Q150

Do you think you could ever live in a common-law relationship?

1. Certainly yes
2. Probably yes
3. Probably not
4. Certainly not
DK, RF

Number of children of respondent (COR)

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_R010

Now, the next questions ask about your children and grandchildren.

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_Q010

Have you ever raised step-children? By step-children, we mean children from a former union of a spouse or common-law partner.

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_Q011

How many step-children have you ever raised?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 20

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_Q020

Have you ever adopted children? ^(Exclude any step-children mentioned in the previous question.)

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_Q021

How many children have you ever adopted? ^(Exclude any step-children that you have previously mentioned.)

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 20

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_Q031

Have you ever fathered a child?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, FR

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_Q032

How many children have you ever fathered, including those from any previous union(s)?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 20

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_Q041

Have you ever given birth to a child?

1. Yes
2. No
3. Gave birth to a child but gave child up for adoption
DK, RF

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_Q042

How many children have you ever given birth to?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 20

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_Q045

Before continuing, I would like to make sure that you have ^COR_D042N
child(ren) that you have raised (or ^given birth to/fathered) who ^
does not/do not live in your household.

1. Yes
2. No
KD, RF

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_Q060

How many of your ^COR_D042 children are still living?

Minimum: 0 Maximum: 60

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_Q061

Is your child still living?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_Q070

Do you have any grandchildren?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_Q071

How many grandchildren do you have?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 20

All children of respondent (ACR)

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI)

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q100

^Starting with the oldest what/What is the first name of ^each/the next child you ever raised (or ^gave birth to/fathered)? (Include those who may have passed away.)

Long Answer, 80 characters.

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q110

^Is/Was ^RCI_Q100 a male or female?

1. Male
2. Female
3. Knowledge of child unknown
DK, RF

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q120M

In what month and year was ^RCI_Q100 born?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
95. Knowledge of child unknown
DK, RF

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q120Y

In what month and year was ^RCI_Q100 born?

Minimum: 1900 Maximum: 2011

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q121

What is ^RCI_Q100's age?

Minimum: 0 Maximum: 85

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q130

Is/Was ^RCI_Q100 a birth, step- or adopted child?

1. Birth child
2. Step child
3. Adopted child
4. Knowledge of child is unknown
DK, RF

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q140M

In what month and year did ^RCI_Q100 join your household?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
95. Knowledge of child unknown
DK, RF

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q140Y

In what month and year did ^RCI_Q100 join your household?

Minimum: 1900 Maximum: 2011

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q141

What age was ^RCI_Q100 when ^he/she joined your household?

Minimum: 0 Maximum: 90

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q145

Is ^RCI_Q100 a member of your household?

1. Yes
2. No
3. Deceased
4. Knowledge of child is unknown
DK, RF

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q150

Does ^RCI_Q100 live in your household all the time?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q160

Does ^RCI_Q100 live in your household part of the time?

1. Yes
2. No
3. Deceased
4. Knowledge of child is unknown
DK, RF

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q161

Does ^RCI_Q100 live in your household:

1. ... more than 50% of the time?
2. ... about 50% of the time?
3. ... less than 50% of the time?
DK, RF

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q165

Why does ^RCI_Q100 live in your household only part of the time?

1. Shared living arrangement with other parent
2. School related reasons
3. Job related reasons
4. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q170

Who does ^RCI_Q100 live with the rest of the time?

1. Child's birth /adopted mother
2. Child's birth /adopted father
3. A relative of the child
4. Parent substitute/foster
5. Child was given up for adoption
6. Friend/spouse/living alone
7. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Sub-module: Child care for preschool children (CCP)

Sub-module: Child care for preschool children (CCP) - Question identifier:CCP_Q100

In the past 12 months, have you used any form of child care arrangement for ^RCI_Q100? Include care that is paid or unpaid and during regular working hours.

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Sub-module: Child care for preschool children (CCP) - Question identifier:CCP_Q105

Did you use this child care arrangement on a regular basis? That is, at the same place every week. It could be, for example, every Friday or every day of the week.

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Sub-module: Child care for preschool children (CCP) - Question identifier:CCP_Q110

Which type of child care arrangement best describes the one that you used for ^RCI_Q100? Is it:

1. ...a (licensed) home daycare?
2. ...a daycare?
3. ...a preschool/nursery school?
4. ...a private arrangement (relative, nanny, etc.)?
5. ...older brothers or sisters? (birth, adopted or step)
6. ...another type of arrangement? (Specify)
DK, RF

Sub-module: Child care for preschool children (CCP) - Question identifier:CCP_Q115

More specifically, is this arrangement:

1. ...a center-based child care affiliated with a CPE?
2. ...a private center-based child care?
3. ...a family-based care affiliated with a CPE?
4. ...a family-based care not affiliated with a CPE?
DK, RF

Sub-module: Child care for preschool children (CCP) - Question identifier:CCP_Q120

Where was this child care located? Was it:

1. ...in the child(ren)'s home?
2. ...in someone else's home?
3. ...in a daycare, a facility or a centre?
4. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Sub-module: Child care for preschool children (CCP) - Question identifier:CCP_Q125

What is the relationship between you and the person(s) who mostly looked after your child?

1. Early childhood educator
2. Nanny at home
3. Friend or acquaintance
4. Respondent's parents or stepparents
5. Other related member- living in the household
6. Other related member - not living in the household
7. Another person - Specify
DK, RF

Sub-module: Child care for school-aged children (CCS)

Sub-module: Child care for school-aged children (CCS) - Question identifier:CCS_Q100

In the past 12 months, have you used any form of child care arrangement, paid or unpaid, before or after school hours of ^RCI_Q100?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Sub-module: Child care for school-aged children (CCS) - Question identifier:CCS_Q105

Did you use this child care arrangement on a regular basis? That is, at the same place every week. It could be, for example, every Friday or every day of the week.

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Sub-module: Child care for school-aged children (CCS) - Question identifier:CCS_Q110

Which type of child care arrangement best describes the one that you use for ^RCI_Q100 before or after school hours? Is it:

1. ...a private arrangement (relative, nanny, etc.)?
2. ...care by older brothers or sisters? (include birth, adopted or step)
3. ...a before or after school service?
4. ...another type of arrangement? (Specify)
DK, RF

Sub-module: Child care for school-aged children (CCS) - Question identifier:CCS_Q120

Where was this child care located? Was it:

1. ...in the child(ren)'s home?
2. ...in someone else's home?
3. ...in school?
4. ...in a center/building?
5. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Sub-module: Child care for school-aged children (CCS) - Question identifier:CCS_Q125

What is the relationship between you and the person(s) who mostly looked after your child?

1. Child's teacher
2. Early childhood educator
3. Nanny at home
4. Friend or acquaintance
5. Respondent's parents or stepparents
6. Other related member - living in the household
7. Other related member - not living in the household
8. Another person - Specify
DK, RF

Sub-module: Child care for pre-school and school-aged children (CCA)

Sub-module: Child care for pre-school and school-aged children (CCA) - Question identifier:CCA_Q620

What is the main reason why you chose this type of child care arrangement for this child?

1. Location (close to home or work, school, etc.)
2. Cost is affordable
3. Business hours
4. Care by somebody I can trust
5. My other child(ren) have gone / go there
6. Was recommended by someone
7. It's safe
8. Only option available
9. Learning program
10. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Sub-module: Child care for pre-school and school-aged children (CCA) - Question identifier:CCA_Q650

In the past month, how often have you used this child care arrangement?

1. Once a week
2. 2 days per week
3. 3 days per week
4. 4 days per week
5. 5 days per week
6. 6 days per week
7. Half a day or less a week
8. A few times a month
9. Not in the last month
DK, RF

Sub-module: Child care for pre-school and school-aged children (CCA) - Question identifier:CCA_Q655

For about how many hours per week?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 168

Sub-module: Child care for pre-school and school-aged children (CCA) - Question identifier:CCA_Q660

How old was ^RCI_Q100 when you first started using this child care arrangement?

1. Month
2. Year
DK, RF

Sub-module: Child care for pre-school and school-aged children (CCA) - Question identifier:CCA_Q661

How old was ^RCI_Q100 when you first started using this child care arrangement?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 48

Sub-module: Child care for pre-school and school-aged children (CCA) - Question identifier:CCA_Q662

How old was ^RCI_Q100 when you first started using this child care arrangement?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 14

Sub-module: Child care for pre-school and school-aged children (CCA) - Question identifier:CCA_Q665

On average, how much did you spend on this child care arrangement?

Minimum: 0 Maximum: 9995

Sub-module: Child care for pre-school and school-aged children (CCA) - Question identifier:CCA_Q670

Are these costs:

1. ... per day?
2. ... per week?
3. ... per month?
DK, RF

Sub-module: Child care for pre-school and school-aged children (CCA) - Question identifier:CCA_Q675

How satisfied are you with the overall quality of the (main) child care arrangement you used?
Are you:

1. ...very satisfied?
2. ...satisfied?
3. ...dissatisfied?
4. ...very dissatisfied?
DK, RF

Sub-module: Child care for pre-school and school-aged children (CCA) - Question identifier:CCA_Q680

What is the main reason why you are dissatisfied (with the overall quality of this child care)?

1. Location
2. Too expensive
3. Business hours
4. Child care arrangement is not appropriate for my child's needs
5. Learning program
6. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Sub-module: Child care for pre-school and school-aged children (CCA) - Question identifier:CCA_Q710

Do you use other types of child care arrangements other than the one you are usually using? Such arrangements could be for statutory holidays, when your child is sick or after your regular work hours.

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL)

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL) - Question identifier:RCL_Q400M

In what month and year did ^RCI_Q100 pass away?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL) - Question identifier:RCL_Q400Y

In what month and year did ^RCI_Q100 pass away?

Minimum: 1920 Maximum: 2011

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL) - Question identifier:RCL_Q405

Did ^RCI_Q100 ever move away from your household?

1. Yes
2. No
3. Respondent left the household
DK, RF

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL) - Question identifier:RCL_Q410

Has ^RCI_Q100 ever left home (your household)?

1. Yes
2. No
3. Respondent left the household
DK, RF

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL) - Question identifier:RCL_Q420M

In what month and year did you last leave the household?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL) - Question identifier:RCL_Q420Y

In what month and year did you last leave the household?

Minimum: 1920 Maximum: 2011

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL) - Question identifier:RCL_Q421

How old were you when you last left the household?

Minimum: 0 Maximum: 75

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL) - Question identifier:RCL_Q509M

In what month and year did ^RCI_Q100 last leave home?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
95. Never lived with child
96. Respondent left the household
DK, RF

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL) - Question identifier:RCL_Q510M

In what month and year did ^RCI_Q100 last leave home?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL) - Question identifier:RCL_Q510Y

In what month and year did ^RCI_Q100 last leave home?

Minimum: 1920 Maximum: 2011

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL) - Question identifier:RCL_Q511

How old was ^RCI_Q100 when ^he/she last left home?

Minimum: 0 Maximum: 75

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL) - Question identifier:RCL_Q530

What was the reason ^RCI_Q100 last left your household?

11. To get married, live with a partner or his/her child(ren)
12. Job-related reasons
13. Wanted to live alone
14. Wanted to live with mother/father
15. Wanted to live with relatives (grand parents, etc.) or friend
16. Institution or foster
17. School related reasons
18. Respondent asked child to leave household
19. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Organization and decision making within the household (COM)

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_R105

The following questions concern the organization of different daily tasks, responsibilities and decision making in your household. Please indicate if the following is handled mostly by you, mostly by your pouse/partner or shared equally between the two of you.

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q105

Who in your couple mainly takes care of:
...preparing daily meals?

1. Mostly you?
2. Mostly your ^spouse/partner
3. Shared equally
4. Neither
DK, RF

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q110

Who in your couple mainly takes care of:
...doing housework, like vacuum-cleaning the house?

1. Mostly you?
2. Mostly your ^spouse/partner
3. Shared equally
4. Neither
DK, RF

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q115

Who in your couple mainly takes care of:
...doing the dishes (including automatic dishwasher tasks)?

1. Mostly you
2. Mostly your ^spouse/partner
3. Shared equally?
4. Neither
DK, RF

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q120

Who in your couple mainly takes care of:
...doing the laundry?

1. Mostly you?
2. Mostly your ^spouse/partner
3. Shared equally
4. Neither
DK, RF

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q125

Who in your couple mainly takes care of:
...doing the grocery shopping?

1. Mostly you
2. Mostly your ^spouse/partner
3. Shared equally
4. Neither
DK, RF

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q130

Who in your couple mainly takes care of:
...doing the gardening?

1. Mostly you
2. Mostly your ^spouse/partner
3. Shared equally
4. Neither
5. Not applicable
DK, RF

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q135

Who in your couple mainly takes care of:
...doing outside work, like repairs?

1. Mostly you
2. Mostly your ^spouse/partner
3. Shared equally
4. Neither
5. Not applicable
DK, RF

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q140

Who in your couple mainly takes care of:
...organizing the household's social life, for example, invitations for family and social occasions, outings, and keeping contacts?

1. Mostly you
2. Mostly your ^spouse/partner
3. Shared equally
4. Neither
DK, RF

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q145

Who in your couple mainly takes care of:
...the household finances and paying the bills?

1. Mostly you
2. Mostly your ^spouse/partner
3. Shared equally
4. Neither
DK, RF

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q150

Who in your couple mainly makes decisions regarding:
...daily household purchases?

1. Mostly you
2. Mostly your ^spouse/partner
3. Shared equally
4. Neither
DK, RF

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q155

Who in your couple mainly makes decisions regarding:
...occasional more expensive purchases for the household?

1. Mostly you
2. Mostly your ^spouse/partner
3. Shared equally
4. Neither
DK, RF

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q200

Do you have bank accounts in your sole name only, held in joint names with your ^spouse/partner, or do you have both sole and jointly held accounts?

1. Sole account only
2. Joint account only
3. Both sole and joint or mortgage account
DK, RF

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q205

Including income from all sources, such as salary, social assistance, pension, etc, which bank accounts does your personal income go to? Is it:

11. ... into your sole account?
12. ... into the sole account of your ^spouse/partner?
13. ... into the joint account?
14. Not applicable, no income
15. Other
DK, RF

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q210

Including income from all sources, such as salary, social assistance, pension, etc, which bank account does your ^spouse/partner's own income go to? Is it:

11. ... into your sole account?
12. ... into the sole account of your^spouse/partner?
13. ... into the joint or mortgage account?
14. Not applicable, no income
15. Other
DK, RF

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_R212

The following questions concern the arrangements you have with your ^spouse/partner as to paying different household expenses.

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q212

Overall, how would you describe the way you and your ^spouse/partner share household expenses? Are your contributions:

1. ... equal with each of you paying half of all bills?
2. ... equal with each of you covering specific expenses?
3. ... determined according to your wages?
4. ... determined based on who has the money when bills need to be paid?
5. Other arrangement
DK, RF

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q215

What is your financial contribution for paying:
...the rent or mortgage? You pay:

1. ... for all
2. ... for more than half
3. ... for half
4. ... for less than half
5. ... or you do not pay
6. Don't have a mortgage
DK, RF

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q220

What is your financial contribution for paying:
...for groceries?

1. All
2. More than half
3. Half
4. Less than half
5. Do not pay
DK, RF

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q225

What is your financial contribution for paying:
...for childcare?

1. All
2. More than half
3. Half
4. Less than half
5. Do not pay
DK, RF

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q230

What is your financial contribution for paying:
...for electricity, heating, telephone, cable, Internet bills, etc.?

1. All
2. More than half
3. Half
4. Less than half
5. Do not pay
DK, RF

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q235

Usually, after essential expenses are paid, is there any money left that you and your ^spouse/partner can set aside for larger, unforeseen expenses or just savings?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Financial resiliency (FR)

Financial resiliency (FR) - Question identifier:FR_R100

The following questions ask about financial challenges that households can experience.

Financial resiliency (FR) - Question identifier:FR_Q100

At any time during the past 12 months, have you/has your household been unable to pay the scheduled:
...rent or mortgage payments?

1. Yes
2. No
3. Not applicable
DK, RF

Financial resiliency (FR) - Question identifier:FR_Q110

At any time during the past 12 months, have you/has your household been unable to pay the scheduled:
...utility bills, such as electricity, gas or water?

1. Yes
2. No
3. Not applicable
DK, RF

Financial resiliency (FR) - Question identifier:FR_Q120

At any time during the past 12 months, have you/has your household been unable to pay the scheduled:
...purchase instalments or other loan repayments?

1. Yes
2. No
3. Not applicable
DK, RF

Financial resiliency (FR) - Question identifier:FR_Q130

How did you get around this/these difficulty(difficulties)?

11. Loan from a financial institution (personal or line of credit)
12. Pay-day loan (from a business or other loan not from a bank)
13. Delayed/postponed payments
14. Work more
15. Cut back/prioritize expenses
16. Borrowed money from a relative or a friend
17. Savings (RRSPs, other investments, savings)
18. Credit cards
19. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Financial resiliency (FR) - Question identifier:FR_Q140

Thinking of your ^household's income, (include income from salaries, pensions, any social assistance)^are you/is your household usually able to make ends meet:

1. ...very easily?
2. ...easily?
3. ...with difficulty?
4. ...with great difficulty?
DK, RF

Fertility intentions (FI)

Fertility intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_R100

The next questions are about your intentions to ^father/give birth to ^more children.

Fertility intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q100

Are you/Is your ^spouse/ partner currently pregnant?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Fertility intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q110

Do you intend to have ^a/another child sometime?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Fertility intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q120

What is the total number of children that you intend to have ^including/those you have now/ ^and the child that you are currently expecting?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 20

Fertility intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q125

When do you expect to have ^a/another child? Is it:

1. ... in the next year?
2. ... in 2 years?
3. ... in 3 or more years?
4. Uncertain/not discussed
DK, RF

Fertility intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q130

Have you had an operation or medical procedure that makes it impossible for you to have ^a/another child?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Fertility intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q131

Did you have that operation or medical procedure for contraceptive or medical reasons?

1. Contraception
2. Medical reasons
3. Both
DK - RF

Fertility intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q132M

In what month and year did you have this operation or medical procedure?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Fertility intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q132Y

In what month and year did you have this operation or medical procedure?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

Fertility intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q133

How old were you when you had this operation or medical procedure?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Fertility intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q140

Some people are not able to have children. Have you ever been told that you cannot have ^any/more children?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Fertility intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q230

Has your ^spouse/partner had an operation or medical procedure that makes it impossible for ^him/her to have ^a/another child?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Fertility intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q231

Did your ^spouse/partner have that operation or medical procedure for contraceptive or medical reasons?

1. Contraception
2. Medical reasons
3. Both
DK, RF

Fertility intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q232M

In what month and year did your ^spouse/partner have this operation or medical procedure?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Fertility intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q232Y

In what month and year did your ^spouse/partner have this operation or medical procedure?

Minimum: 1895 Maximum: 2011

Fertility intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q233

How old was your ^spouse/partner when /she had this operation or medical procedure?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Fertility intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q240

Has your ^spouse/partner ever been told that /she cannot have ^any/more children?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Fertility intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q305

Are you or your ^spouse/partner currently using any contraceptive method(s) to prevent a pregnancy?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Fertility intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q310

Please name all of the methods you use or do.

11. Condom
12. Birth control pill
13. IUD- Intra-uterine device (coil, loop)
14. Diaphragm/Cervical Cap
15. Foam/Cream/Jelly/Suppository
16. Injectables (e.g. Depo-Provera)
17. Implants (e.g. Norplant)
18. Menstrual cycle monitors (Persona)
19. Withdrawal/Pull-out method
20. Periodic abstinence (rhythm, Ogino)
21. Other method
DK, RF

No Intentions for a/another child (NIC)

No Intentions for a/another child (NIC) - Question identifier:NIC_Q100

You mentioned earlier that you do not intend to have ^a/another child.
When you made this decision, what was/were the reason(s)?

11. Reached number of children desired
12. Reasons related to health
13. Reasons related to work (career, aspirations)
14. Financial reasons
15. My age (too old/too young)
16. Current relationship too recent/fragile
17. No spouse/partner
18. Sterile
19. Sterilization
20. Personal choice
21. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Fertility intentions conceive (FIC)

Fertility intentions conceive (FIC) - Question identifier:FIC_Q100

In your current relationship, have you and your ^spouse/partner ever tried to conceive a child?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Fertility intentions conceive (FIC) - Question identifier:FIC_Q110

In your current relationship, have you and your ^spouse/partner ever tried to conceive a child for a period of at least six months, without succeeding?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Fertility intentions conceive (FIC) - Question identifier:FIC_Q120

Have you or your ^spouse/partner ever seen a doctor or other medical care provider to talk about ways to help you conceive a child?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Activities before and after maternity/paternity leave (MPL)

Activities before and after maternity/paternity leave (MPL) - Question identifier:MPL_R105

The following questions ask about your activities surrounding the ^birth/adoption of your ^youngest child.

Activities before and after maternity/paternity leave (MPL) - Question identifier:MPL_Q105

^At the beginning of your pregnancy / When you were waiting to adopt your youngest child, was your main activity working at a paid job or business, looking for paid work, going to school, caring for children, household work or something else?

11. Working at a paid job or business
12. Looking for paid work
13. Going to school
14. Caring for children (own or other)
15. Household work
16. Maternity/paternity leave
17. Long term illness
18. Quit job due to pregnancy/adoption
19. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Activities before and after maternity/paternity leave (MPL) - Question identifier:MPL_Q107

Were you studying full-time or part-time?

1. Full-time
2. Part-time
DK, RF

Activities before and after maternity/paternity leave (MPL) - Question identifier:MPL_Q108

Did you have a job or were you self-employed at any time before the ^birth/adoption of the child?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Respondent's time off before and after birth/adoption (RTO)

Respondent's time off before and after birth/adoption (RTO) - Question identifier:RTO_Q100

Were you mainly:

1. ... a paid worker?
2. ... self-employed?
3. ... an unpaid family worker?
DK, RF

Respondent's time off before and after birth/adoption (RTO) - Question identifier:RTO_Q101

Was it a full-time or part-time job?

1. Full-time
2. Part-time
3. Other (on call, contract)
DK, RF

Respondent's time off before and after birth/adoption (RTO) - Question identifier:RTO_Q110

Before or after the ^birth/adoption of your ^youngest child, did you take time off, paid or unpaid, from this job?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Respondent's time off before and after birth/adoption (RTO) - Question identifier:RTO_Q120

What was the main reason you did not take time off after the ^birth/adoption of your ^youngest child?

1. Other parent took leave
2. Not eligible for leave
3. Could not afford to lose a/my salary
4. Worried of losing job
5. Family or friends take care of child
6. Found available/convenient daycare
7. Preferred to work
8. Job permitted to take care of the child and work
9. Quit job due to pregnancy/adoption
10. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Respondent's time off before and after birth/adoption (RTO) - Question identifier:RTO_Q125

Why did you quit your job?

1. Did not qualify for leave
2. Would not receive desired amount of time off
3. Became ill/had complicated pregnancy
4. Other
DK, RF

Respondent's time off before and after birth/adoption (RTO) - Question identifier:RTO_Q130

What type of leave was this? Was it:

11. ...^maternity/paternity leave?
12. ...parental leave?
13. ...vacation?
14. ...leave without pay?
15. ...employer program?
16. ...sick leave?
17. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Other parent's time off for the birth/adoption (OTO)

Other parent's time off for the birth/adoption (OTO) - Question identifier:OTO_Q100

(Before or after the ^birth /adoption of your ^youngest child ), did the other parent take time off, paid or unpaid, from their job?

1. Yes
2. No
3. Not applicable - Other parent was not working before birth/adoption
4. No other parent involved
DK, RF

Other parent's time off for the birth/adoption (OTO) - Question identifier:OTO_Q110

What type of leave was this? Was it:

11. ... maternity/paternity leave?
12. ... parental leave?
13. ... vacation?
14. ... leave without pay?
15. ... employer program?
16. ... sick leave?
17. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Respondent received benefits (RRB)

Respondent received benefits (RRB) - Question identifier:RRB_Q100

Did you receive ^maternity or parental benefits after the ^birth/adoption of your ^youngest child?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Respondent received benefits (RRB) - Question identifier:RRB_Q110

For how many weeks?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 104

Respondent received benefits (RRB) - Question identifier:RRB_Q120

What was the main reason you did not receive ^maternity or parental benefits?

1. Self-employed
2. Not contributing to the program
3. Did not work enough
4. Benefits too low (not worth it)
5. Other parent collected maternity/paternity benefits
6. Did not know enough about the program
7. Did not apply for benefits (too much trouble)
8. Did not need benefits (have other sources of income)
9. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Other parent received benefits (ORB)

Other parent received benefits (ORB) - Question identifier:ORB_Q100

Did the other parent collect maternity or parental benefits after the ^birth/adoption of your ^youngest child?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Other parent received benefits (ORB) - Question identifier:ORB_Q110

For how many weeks did ^he/she receive benefits?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 104

Supplementary benefits received (SBR)

Supplementary benefits received (SBR) - Question identifier:SBR_Q100

Did your employer provide supplementary ^maternity or parental benefits?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Supplementary benefits received (SBR) - Question identifier:SBR_Q110

For how many weeks?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 104

Date stopped working before birth/adoption (DSW)

Date stopped working before birth/adoption (DSW) - Question identifier:DSW_Q100M

When did you stop working because of the ^birth/adoption of your ^youngest child?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Date stopped working before birth/adoption (DSW) - Question identifier:DSW_Q100Y

When did you stop working because of the ^birth/adoption of your ^youngest child?

Minimum: 2004 Maximum: 2011

Date stopped working before birth/adoption (DSW) - Question identifier:DSW_Q101

How old were you when you stopped working because of the ^birth/adoption of your ^youngest child?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Date stopped working before birth/adoption (DSW) - Question identifier:DSW_Q110

Did you go back to work after ^your leave for the ^birth/adoption of your ^youngest child?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Date stopped working before birth/adoption (DSW) - Question identifier:DSW_Q120

What was the main reason you did not go back to work at that time?

1. Was not worth it financially
2. Did not find available/suitable daycare
3. Wanted to raise child/children
4. Lost/quit my job
5. Job offered no flexibility
6. Own health reason
7. Child's health reasons
8. Other pregnancy/adoption is underway or planned
9. Still on leave
10. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Return to work after birth/adoption (RTW)

Return to work after birth/adoption (RTW) - Question identifier:RTW_Q100

How old was your (youngest) child when you went back to work?

1. Weeks
2. Months
3. Years
DK, RF

Return to work after birth/adoption (RTW) - Question identifier:RTW_Q102

How old was your (youngest) child when you went back to work?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 104

Return to work after birth/adoption (RTW) - Question identifier:RTW_Q103

How old was your (youngest) child when you went back to work?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 60

Return to work after birth/adoption (RTW) - Question identifier:RTW_Q104

How old was your (youngest) child when you went back to work?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 5

Return to work after birth/adoption (RTW) - Question identifier:RTW_Q130

When you returned to work:

... was it full-time or part-time?

1. Full-time
2. Part-time
3. Other (on call, contract)
DK, RF

Return to work after birth/adoption (RTW) - Question identifier:RTW_Q140

When you returned to work:

... did you modify your work hours or work a flexible schedule?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Return to work after birth/adoption (RTW) - Question identifier:RTW_Q200

When you returned to work:

... did you have the choice to modify your work hours or to have flexible hours?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Return to work after birth/adoption (RTW) - Question identifier:RTW_Q210

When you returned to work:

... did you have the choice to work from home?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Return to work after birth/adoption (RTW) - Question identifier:RTW_Q220

When you returned to work:

... did you have the choice to work part-time?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Return to work after birth/adoption (RTW) - Question identifier:RTW_Q230

When you returned to work:

... would you have liked to work part-time?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Return to work after birth/adoption (RTW) - Question identifier:RTW_Q240

When you returned to work:

... what was the main reason you worked full-time?

1. Salary wouldn't have been sufficient
2. Difficult to find adequate day care
3. Job requirement
4. Not to lose job/To safeguard career
5. Employer asked
6. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Return to work after birth/adoption (RTW) - Question identifier:RTW_Q250

When you returned to work:

... what was the main reason why you worked part-time?

1. Financial situation permitted
2. Employer permitted
3. Gradual come back, facilitate transition
4. Work requirement
5. To stay longer with child(ren)
6. Did not find day care
7. Sickness or disability
8. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Respondent would have stayed home longer (WSL)

Respondent would have stayed home longer (WSL) - Question identifier:WSL_Q100

Did you wish to stay home longer?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Respondent would have stayed home longer (WSL) - Question identifier:WSL_Q110

What would have allowed you to stay home longer?

11. Higher benefits
12. Benefits offered for longer period of time
13. If my employer permitted
14. If my employer offered me part-time or flexible hours
15. If financial situation had permitted
16. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Separation ever (SPE)

Last divorce or separation experienced (LDS)

Last divorce or separation experienced (LDS) - Question identifier:LDS_R100

The next questions are about the last ^separation/divorce you experienced ^in[year]/at the age of[age] and ask about any ^child custody and financial arrangements, between you and your ^ex-spouse/ex-common-law partner.

Last divorce or separation experienced (LDS) - Question identifier:LDS_Q100

When you sêparated/divorced, did you and your ^ex-spouse/ex-partner have any children who were 18 or younger?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Last divorce or separation experienced (LDS) - Question identifier:LDS_Q110

How many are currently 18 or younger?

Minimum: 0 Maximum: 20

Last divorce or separation experienced (LDS) - Question identifier:LDS_Q120

Is your ^ex-spouse/ex-partner still living?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Primary residence of children (PRC)

Primary residence of children (PRC) - Question identifier:PRC_R100

The following questions refer to arrangements about the primary residence of your ^child/children who ^are/is 18 years of age or younger.

Primary residence of children (PRC) - Question identifier:PRC_Q100

What is the primary residence of your ^child/children?

11. Respondent's home
12. Ex-spouse/ex-common-law partner's home
13. About the same amount of time at both parents' homes
14. Somewhere else
DK, RF

Primary residence of children (PRC) - Question identifier:PRC_Q110

How far away does your ^ex-spouse/ex-partner live from your current residence? Is it within:

11. ... 10 km (or 10 minutes by car/ 6 miles)?
12. ... 50 km (or 30 minutes by car/ 30 miles)?
13. ... 100 km (or 1 hour by car/ 60 miles)?
14. ... 200 km (or 2 hours by car/ 120 miles)?
15. ... 400 km (or 4 hours by car/ 250 miles)?
16. ... 1000 km (or 10 hours by car/ 625 miles)?
17. ... or beyond 1000 km (more than 625 miles)?
DK, RF

Primary residence of children (PRC) - Question identifier:PRC_Q115

Does your ^ex-partner/ex-spouse reside:

1. ... in the same province?
2. ... in a different province or territory?
3. ... in the United States?
4. ... in another country?
DK, RF

Primary residence of children (PRC) - Question identifier:PRC_Q120

What kind of arrangement or agreement for primary residence of your ^child/children do you have? Is it :

1. ... a verbal arrangement?
2. ... a written arrangement?
3. No arrangement or agreement
DK, RF

Primary residence of children (PRC) - Question identifier:PRC_Q130

How was the written arrangement or agreement concluded? Was it an arrangement:

11. ... you and your ^ex-spouse/ex-partner prepared on your own?
12. ... you and your ^ex-spouse/ex-partner made after talking / working with a lawyer?
13. ... with family justice service help that did not involve a judge (includes mediation, conciliation, alternative dispute resolution)?
14. ...a judge ordered arrangement as the outcome of a hearing or trial?
15. Other - Specify
DK, RF

No arrangement for primary residence of children (NPR)

No arrangement for primary residence of children (NPR) - Question identifier:NPR_Q100

What is the main reason why there is no arrangement for the primary residence of the ^child/children?

1. Agreement not needed, amicable situation
2. Conflict with ex-spouse/ex-partner (can not come to agreement)
3. Not yet finalized, situation is recent
4. Can't locate other parent/ Lost contact with ex-spouse/ex-partner
5. Child does not live with either parent
6. Child has not decided
7. Inappropriate behaviour of ex-spouse/ex-partner (violence, abuse, mental health issues)
8. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Arrangement of time spent with children (ATS)

Arrangement of time spent with children (ATS) - Question identifier:ATS_R120

The following questions refer to the time that your ^child/children (who ^is/are 18 years or younger) spends/spend with each parent.

Arrangement of time spent with children (ATS) - Question identifier:ATS_Q120

What kind of agreement or arrangement do you have to schedule the amount of time the ^child/children pends/spend with each parent? Is it :

1. ...a verbal arrangement?
2. ...a written arrangement?
3. No arrangement/agreement
4. Same arrangement as primary residence
DK, RF

Arrangement of time spent with children (ATS) - Question identifier:ATS_Q130

How was the written arrangement or agreement concluded? Was it an arrangement:

11. ... you and your ^ex-spouse/ex-partner prepared on your own?
12. ... you and your ^ex-spouse/ex-partner made after talking/working with a lawyer?
13. ... with family justice service help that did not involve a judge (includes mediation, conciliation, alternative dispute resolution)?
14. ... ordered by a judge arrangement as the outcome of a hearing or trial?
15. Other - Specify

Arrangement of time spent with children (ATS) - Question identifier:ATS_Q140

In the past 12 months, overall, would you say that the arrangements made by you and your ex-spouse/ex-partner (for how much time your ^child/children spends/spend with each parent) have been followed:

1. ... all of the time?
2. ... most of the time?
3. ... sometimes?
4. ... rarely?
5. ... never?
DK, RF

Arrangement of time spent with children (ATS) - Question identifier:ATS_Q145

What is the main reason why that arrangement has not been followed?

1. Arrangement no longer worked for the child(ren)
2. Changes in circumstances of the child (e.g., living somewhere else)
3. Change in circumstances of either parent (e.g., repartnering, other life events)
4. General conflict with ex-spouse/ex-partner
5. Ex-spouse/ partner regularly cancelled my time with the child
6. Ex-spouse/ partner regularly cancelled his/her time with the child
7. Change in distance between households
8. Inappropriate behaviour of ex-spouse/ex-partner (violence, abuse, mental health issues)
9. Other - Specify
DK, RF

No arrangement for time spent with children (NTS)

No arrangement for time spent with children (NTS) - Question identifier:NTS_Q100

What is the main reason why there is no arrangement (for the time the ^child/children pends/spend with each parent)?

1. Agreement not needed, amicable situation
2. Conflict with ex-spouse/ex-partner (can not come to agreement)
3. Not yet finalized, situation is recent
4. Can't locate other parent/ Lost contact with ex-spouse/ex-partner
5. Child does not live with either parent
6. Child has not decided
7. Inappropriate behaviour of ex-spouse/partner (violence, abuse, mental health issues)
8. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Time spent with children (TSC)

Time spent with children (TSC) - Question identifier:TSC_Q250

How much time did your ^child/children spend in your household in the past 12 months?

1. Days
2. Weeks
3. Months
4. No hours in the past 12 months
DK, RF

Time spent with children (TSC) - Question identifier:TSC_Q251

How much time did your ^child/children spend in your household in the past 12 months?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 365

Time spent with children (TSC) - Question identifier:TSC_Q252

How much time did your ^child/children spend in your household in the past 12 months?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 52

Time spent with children (TSC) - Question identifier:TSC_Q253

How much time did your ^child/children spend in your household in the past 12 months?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 12

Time spent with children (TSC) - Question identifier:TSC_Q410

How satisfied are you with the amount of time you spend with your ^child/children? Are you:

1. ... very satisfied?
2. ... satisfied?
3. ... dissatisfied?
4. ... very dissatisfied?
DK, RF

Time spent with children (TSC) - Question identifier:TSC_Q420

What is the main reason why you are dissatisfied (with the time you spend with your ^child/children)?

1. Ex-spouse/ partner often changes my time with the child at the last minute
2. My time with the child gets cancelled and not rescheduled
3. Would like to spend more time with child
4. Would like ex-spouse/ partner to spend more time with child
5. Concerned about poor behaviour/parenting from ex-spouse/ partner
6. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Time spent with children (TSC) - Question identifier:TSC_Q450

How satisfied are you with the amount of time your ^ex-spouse/ex-partner spends with your ^child/children)? Are you:

1. ... very satisfied?
2. ... satisfied?
3. ... dissatisfied?
4. ... very dissatisfied?
DK, RF

Time spent with children (TSC) - Question identifier:TSC_Q460

What is the main reason why you are dissatisfied (with the time your ^ex-spouse/ex-partner spends with your ^child/children)?

1. Ex-spouse/ partner often changes his/her time with the child at last minute
2. Ex-spouse/ partner cancels time with the child and does not reschedule
3. Would like ex-spouse/ partner to spend more time with child(ren)
4. Would like ex-spouse/ partner to have a smaller share of time with child(ren)
5. Concerned about poor behaviour/parenting from the ex-spouse/ partner
6. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Major decisions for Children (MDC)

Major decisions for Children (MDC) - Question identifier:MDC_Q117

Who makes major decisions about your ^child/children's health, religion and/or education? Is it:

1. - you and your ^ex-spouse/ex-partner together or alternatively?
2. ... mainly you?
3. ... mainly your %ex-spouse/ex-partner%?
4. ... someone else?
5. Varies depending on what the decision is
6. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Financial support provided to/received from ex-spouse/ex-partner (FSE)

Financial support provided to/received from ex-spouse/ex-partner (FSE) - Question identifier:FSE_R100

The next questions refer to financial support for yourself or for your ^ex-spouse/ex-partner.

Financial support provided to/received from ex-spouse/ex-partner (FSE) - Question identifier:FSE_Q100

Have you ever provided or received any financial support for or from your ^ex-spouse/ex-partner? ^Do not count financial support for the ^child/children.

1. Yes, provided financial support
2. Yes, received financial support
3. Yes, I have provided and received
4. No, did not provide nor receive
DK, RF

Financial support provided to/received from ex-spouse/ex-partner (FSE) - Question identifier:FSE_Q105

Are you currently providing or receiving financial support for or from your ^ex-spouse/ex-partner? ^Do not count financial support for the ^child/children.

Are you currently providing or receiving financial support for or from your ^ex-spouse/ex-partner? ^Do not count financial support for the ^child/children.

Are you currently providing or receiving financial support for or from your ^ex-spouse/ex-partner? ^Do not count financial support for the ^child/children.

1. Yes, providing financial support
2. Yes, receiving financial support
3. Yes, providing and receiving
4. No, neither providing nor receiving
DK, RF

Financial support provided to/received from ex-spouse/ex-partner (FSE) - Question identifier:FSE_Q110

What kind of financial support is it?

11. Periodic payments
12. Contribute to household costs (i.e. mortgage payments)
13. RRSP, savings for retirement
14. Maintaining health premiums
15. Paying tuition
16. Gave a specific asset or property or lump sum amount
17. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Financial support for children (CSP)

Financial support for children (CSP) - Question identifier:CSP_R100

The next questions refer to the financial support for your ^child/children 18 years of age or younger.

Financial support for children (CSP) - Question identifier:CSP_Q100

Have you ever provided or received any financial support for your ^child/children to or from your ^ex-spouse/ex-partner?

1. Yes, provided financial support
2. Yes, received financial support
3. Yes, provided and received
4. No, did not provide nor receive
DK, RF

Financial support for children (CSP) - Question identifier:CSP_Q105

Are you currently providing or receiving financial support for your ^child/children?

1. Yes, providing financial support
2. Yes, receiving financial support
3. Yes, providing and receiving
4. No, neither providing nor receiving
DK, RF

Financial support for children (CSP) - Question identifier:CSP_Q110

What kind of financial support is it?

11. Child support (periodic payments)
12. Contribute to household costs (i.e. mortgage payments)
13. RESP, savings for child's education
14. Child's expenses (i.e. sports/activity fees, dental/medical bills, etc)
15. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Financial support for children (CSP) - Question identifier:CSP_Q150

What kind of arrangement or agreement for financial support of your ^child/children do you have? Is it:

1. - a verbal arrangement?
2. - a written arrangement?
3. No arrangement/agreement
4. Same agreement as primary residence
5. Same agreement as time spent with child(ren)
DK, RF

Financial support for children (CSP) - Question identifier:CSP_Q160

How was the written arrangement or agreement concluded? Was it an arrangement:

11. ... you and your ^ex-spouse/ex-partner prepared on your own?
12. ... you and your ^ ex-spouse/ex-partner made after talking/working with a lawyer?
13. ... with family justice service help that did not involve a judge (includes mediation, conciliation, alternative dispute resolution)?
14. ... ordered by a judge as the outcome of a hearing or trial?
15. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Financial support for children (CSP) - Question identifier:CSP_Q170

Is this arrangement for child support currently registered with a provincial or territorial Maintenance Enforcement Program?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Respondent pays financial support for children (FSP)

Respondent pays financial support for children (FSP) - Question identifier:FSP_Q130

How often is this financial support being paid?

1. Weekly
2. Bi-weekly
3. Monthly
4. In one lump sum payment
5. Irregularly
6. As needed
7. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Respondent pays financial support for children (FSP) - Question identifier:FSP_Q135

What was the total amount paid over the last 12 months (for child support)?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 999990

Respondent pays financial support for children (FSP) - Question identifier:FSP_R320

Let me remind you that all information will be kept strictly confidential.

Respondent pays financial support for children (FSP) - Question identifier:FSP_Q320

In the past 12 months, have you paid all the child support payments you were supposed to, according to your arrangements? Did you pay:

1. ...the full amount?
2. ...three-quarters or more (75 - 99%)?
3. ...one-half to up to three-quarters (50 - 74%)?
4. ...one-quarter to up to one-half (25 - 49%)?
5. ...up to one-quarter (1 - 24%)?
6. ...nothing?
DK, RF

No arrangement for financial support for children (NCS)

No arrangement for financial support for children (NCS) - Question identifier:NCS_Q220

What is the main reason why there is no arrangement about financial support for the ^child/children?

1. Lost contact with ex-spouse/ex-partner
2. Personal conflict with ex-spouse/ex-partner
3. Agreement not needed, amicable situation
4. Conflict/disagreement regarding the arrangement
5. Child lives elsewhere (not with either parent)
6. Have shared/equal custody
7. Not yet finalized/situation is recent
8. Not required to provide
9. Lump-sum payment was made during separation/divorce
10. One of the parents has insufficient income/unstable
11. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Main activity of respondent (MAR)

Main activity of respondent (MAR) - Question identifier:MAR_R110

The next few questions refer to your main activity and education.

Main activity of respondent (MAR) - Question identifier:MAR_Q110

During the past 12 months, was your main activity working at a paid job or business, looking for paid work, going to school, caring for children, household work, retired or something else?

1. Working at a paid job or business
2. Looking for paid work
3. Going to school
4. Caring for children
5. Household work
6. Retired
7. Maternity/paternity parental leave
8. Long term illness
9. Volunteering or care-giving other than for children
10. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Main activity of respondent (MAR) - Question identifier:MAR_Q120

Were you studying full-time or part-time?

1. Full-time
2. Part-time
DK, RF

Main activity of respondent (MAR) - Question identifier:MAR_Q133

Did you have a job or were you self-employed at any time last week?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Main activity of respondent (MAR) - Question identifier:MAR_Q134

In the last four weeks, did you look for a job?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Main activity of respondent (MAR) - Question identifier:MAR_Q135

Did you have a job or were you self-employed at any time during the past 12 months?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Main activity of respondent (MAR) - Question identifier:MAR_Q136

Have you ever worked at a job or business?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work activities of respondent (employment type) (WET)

Work activities of respondent (employment type) (WET) - Question identifier:WET_Q110

For how many weeks during the past 12 months were you employed?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 52

Work activities of respondent (employment type) (WET) - Question identifier:WET_Q120

Were you mainly:

1. ... a paid worker?
2. ... self-employed?
3. ... an unpaid family worker?
DK, RF

Work activities of respondent (telework Information) (WTI)

Work activities of respondent (telework Information) (WTI) - Question identifier:WTI_Q110

Some people do all or some of their paid work at home. Excluding overtime, ^do/did you usually work any of your scheduled hours at home?

1. Yes
2. No
3. Not applicable
DK, RF

Work activities of respondent (telework Information) (WTI) - Question identifier:WTI_Q130

What is the main reason you ^do/did some of your work at home?

1. Care for children
2. Care for other family members
3. Other personal or family responsibilities
4. Requirements of the job, no choice
5. Home is usual place of work
6. Better conditions of work
7. Saves time, money
8. Live too far from work to commute
9. Other
DK, RF

Work activities of respondent (last year employer information) (WLY)

Work activities of respondent (last year employer information) (WLY) - Question identifier:WLY_Q110

^For whom did you work the longest time during the past 12 months/
^What is the name of your business/What was the name of your business?

Long Answer, 80 characters.

Work activities of respondent (last year employer information) (WLY) - Question identifier:WLY_Q120

What kind of business, industry or service ^is/was this?

Long Answer, 80 characters.

Work activities of respondent (last year employer information) (WLY) - Question identifier:WLY_Q130

What kind of work ^are/were you doing?

Long Answer, 80 characters.

Work activities of respondent (last year employer information) (WLY) - Question identifier:WLY_Q140

What ^are/were your most important activities or duties?

Long Answer, 80 characters.

Work activities of respondent (last year employer information) (WLY) - Question identifier:WLY_Q145

Are you still working ^for this employer/at this business?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work activities of respondent (last year employer information) (WLY) - Question identifier:WLY_Q150

Which of the following best describes your terms of employment in this job? ^Are/Were you a:

1. ... regular employee (no contractual or anticipated termination date)?
2. ... seasonal employee (employment on this job is intermittent according to the seasons of the year)?
3. ... term employee (term of employment has a set termination date)?
4. ... casual or on-call employee?
DK, RF

Work activities of respondent (last year employer information) (WLY) - Question identifier:WLY_Q160

^Are/Were you a union member or covered by a union contract or collective agreement in this job?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work activities of respondent (hours worked) (WHW)

Work activities of respondent (hours worked) (WHW) - Question identifier:WHW_Q110

Did you have more than one paid job last week?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work activities of respondent (hours worked) (WHW) - Question identifier:WHW_Q120

How many hours a week ^did/do you usually work at your job? ^Include all jobs.

Minimum: 0.1 Maximum: 168.0

Work activities of respondent (hours worked) (WHW) - Question identifier:WHW_Q160

Why ^do/did you usually work less than 30 hours a week?

11. Own illness or disability
12. Child care responsibilities
13. Elder care responsibilities
14. Other personal or family responsibilities
15. Going to school
16. Could only find part-time work
17. Did not want full-time work
18. Requirement of the work
19. Full-time work under 30 hours per week
20. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Work activities of respondent (hours worked) (WHW) - Question identifier:WHW_Q210

How many days a week ^did/do you usually work (including all jobs)?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 7

Work activities of respondent (hours worked) (WHW) - Question identifier:WHW_Q230

Which of the following best describes your usual work schedule at your ^main job? ^Is/Was it:

1. ... a regular daytime schedule or shift?
2. ... a regular evening shift?
3. ... a regular night shift?
4. ... a rotating shift (one that changes periodically from days to evenings or to nights)?
5. ... a split shift (one consisting of two or more distinct periods each day)?
6. ... a compressed work week?
7. ... on call or casual?
8. ... an irregular schedule?
9. Other
DK, RF

Work family responsibilities (WFR)

Work family responsibilities (WFR) - Question identifier:WFR_Q510

How satisfied are/were you with the balance between your job and home life? ^Are/Were you:

1. Very satisfied
2. Satisfied
3. Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
4. Dissatisfied
5. Very dissatisfied
DK, RF

Work family responsibilities (WFR) - Question identifier:WFR_Q520

Why ^are/were you dissatisfied?

11. Not enough time for family (include spouse/partner and children)
12. Spends too much time on job/main activity
13. Not enough time for other activities (exclude work or family related activities)
14. Cannot find suitable employment
15. Employment related reason(s) (exclude spending too much time on job)
16. Health reasons (include sleep disorders)
17. Family related reason(s) (exclude not enough time for family)
18. Other
DL, RF

Education of respondent (EOR)

Education of respondent (EOR) - Question identifier:EOR_Q100

Excluding kindergarten, how many years of elementary and high school education have you successfully completed?

0. No schooling
1. One to five years
6. Six
7. Seven
8. Eight
9. Nine
10. Ten
11. Eleven
12. Twelve
13. Thirteen
DK, RF

Education of respondent (EOR) - Question identifier:EOR_Q110

Have you graduated from high school?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Education of respondent (EOR) - Question identifier:EOR_Q150

Have you had any further schooling beyond elementary or high school?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Education of respondent (EOR) - Question identifier:EOR_Q155

In what year did you complete your elementary/high school studies?

Minimum: 1910 Maximum: 2011

Education of respondent (EOR) - Question identifier:EOR_Q200

What is the highest level of education that you have attained?

1. Earned doctorate (Ph.D., D.Sc., D.Ed.)
2. Masters (M.A., M.Sc., M.Ed.)
3. Degree in Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, or Optometry (M.D., D.D.S., D.M.D., D.V.M., O.D.)
4. Bachelor or undergraduate degree, or teacher's college (B.A., B.Sc., L.L.B., B.Ed.)
5. Diploma or certificate from community college, CEGEP or nursing school
6. Diploma or certificate from trade, technical or vocational school, or business college
7. Some university
8. Some community college, CEGEP or nursing school
9. Some trade, technical or vocational school, or business college
10. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Education of respondent (EOR) - Question identifier:EOR_Q220

In what country did you attain your highest level of education?

Other - Specify
DK, RF

Education of respondent (EOR) - Question identifier:EOR_Q225M

In what month and year did you complete your studies?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
95. Still attending school
DK, RF

Education of respondent (EOR) - Question identifier:EOR_Q225Y

In what month and year did you complete your studies?

Minimum: 1910 Maximum: 2011

Education of respondent (EOR) - Question identifier:EOR_Q226

How old were you when you completed your studies?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Main activity of spouse/partner (MAP)

Main activity of spouse/partner (MAP) - Question identifier:MAP_R110

The next few questions are about your ^spouse's/partner's main activity and education.

Main activity of spouse/partner (MAP) - Question identifier:MAP_Q110

During the past 12 months, was your ^spouse's/partner's main activity working at a paid job or business, looking for paid work, going to school, caring for children, household work, retired or something else?

1. Working at a paid job or business
2. Looking for paid work
3. Going to school
4. Caring for children
5. Household work
6. Retired
7. Maternity/paternity parental leave
8. Long term illness
9. Volunteering or care-giving other than for children
10. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Main activity of spouse/partner (MAP) - Question identifier:MAP_Q120

Was ^he/she studying full-time or part-time?

1. Full-time
2. Part-time
DK, RF

Main activity of spouse/partner (MAP) - Question identifier:MAP_Q130

Did ^he/she have a job or was ^he/she self-employed at any time during the past 12 months?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Main activity of spouse/partner (MAP) - Question identifier:MAP_Q131

For how many weeks during the past 12 months was ^he/she employed?

Minimum: 1 Maximum: 52

Main activity of spouse/partner (MAP) - Question identifier:MAP_Q132

Was ^he/she mainly:

1. ... a paid worker?
2. ... self-employed?
3. ... an unpaid family worker?
DK, RF

Main activity of spouse/partner (MAP) - Question identifier:MAP_Q135

In an average week, how many hours did ^he/she usually work?

Minimum: 0 Maximum: 168

Main activity of spouse/partner (MAP) - Question identifier:MAP_Q140

What is the main reason why your pouse/partner usually works less than 30 hours per week?

1. Own illness or disability (spouse's / partner's)
2. Child care responsibilities
3. Elder care responsibilities
4. Other personal or family responsibilities
5. Going to school
6. Could only find part-time work
7. Did not want full-time work
8. Requirement of the work
9. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Main activity of spouse/partner (MAP) - Question identifier:MAP_Q145

Is ^his/her job permanent?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Main activity of spouse/partner (MAP) - Question identifier:MAP_Q150

Did ^he/she have more than one paid job last week?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Main activity of spouse/partner (MAP) - Question identifier:MAP_Q152

What is the main reason ^he/she worked at more than one job last week?

1. Meet regular household expenses
2. Pay off debts
3. Buy something special
4. Save for the future
5. Gain experience
6. Build up a business
7. Enjoys the work of the second job
8. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Main activity of spouse/partner (MAP) - Question identifier:MAP_Q155

Which of the following best describes your ^spouse's / partner's usual work schedule at ^his/her job? Is it:

1. ... a regular daytime schedule or shift?
2. ... a regular evening shift?
3. ... a regular night shift?
4. ... a rotating shift? (one that changes periodically from days to evenings or to nights)
5. ... a split shift? (one consisting of two or more distinct periods each day)
6. ... a compressed work week?
7. ... on call or casual?
8. ... an irregular schedule?
9. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Main activity of spouse/partner (MAP) - Question identifier:MAP_Q190

During the past 12 months, was ^he/she ever without a job and looking for work?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Education of spouse/partner (EOP)

Education of spouse/partner (EOP) - Question identifier:EOP_Q200

What is the highest level of education that your ^spouse/partner has attained?

1. Earned doctorate (Ph.D., D.Sc., D.Ed.)
2. Masters (M.A., M.Sc., M.Ed.)
3. Degree in Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, or Optometry (M.D., D.D.S., D.M.D., D.V.M., O.D.)
4. Bachelor or undergraduate degree, or teacher's college (B.A., B.Sc., LL.B., B.Ed.)
5. Diploma or certificate from community college, CEGEP or nursing school
6. Diploma or certificate from trade, technical or vocational school, or business college
7. Some university
8. Some community college, CEGEP or nursing school
9. Some trade, technical or vocational school, or business college
10. High school diploma
11. Some high school
12. Elementary school completed
13. Some elementary
14. No schooling
15. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Work history introduction (WHI)

Work history introduction (WHI) - Question identifier:WHI_R10

Now, I would like to ask you questions about your previous jobs . Your answers will help us to measure relationships between family events and labour force participation.

Work history introduction (WHI) - Question identifier:WHI_Q10

Have you ever worked at a job or business for a period of six months or longer? Exclude work while you were studying full-time.

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history first work period (WH1)

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q110M

In what month and year did you first start working for a period of six months or longer?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q110Y

In what month and year did you first start working for a period of six months or longer?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q111

How old were you when you first started working for a period of six months or longer?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q120

Were you working 30 hours or more per week?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q210

Were you mainly:

1. ... a paid worker?
2. ... self-employed?
3. ... an unpaid family worker?
DK, RF

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q230

From ^[WH1_Q110M & WH1_Q110Y] to today/the age of [WH1_Q111] years ^, have /Have you ever been away from work for more than 3 months because of a lack of work, sickness, ^maternity/paternity/parental leave, retirement, or any other reasons?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q240

From^ [WH1_Q110M & WH1_Q110Y] to today/the age of [WH1_Q111] years ^, did /Did you ever work less than 30 hours per week?
^Do not count the absence mentioned in the previous question.

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q255

(You mentioned that you were absent from work for more than 3 months and your working hours were reduced to less than 30 hours per week.) Which came first, the absence from work or the reduction in hours?

1. Absence (of 3 months or more)
2. Reduction of work hours (less than 30 per week)
DK, RF

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q260M

In what month and year did your first absence from work start?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q260Y

In what month and year did your first absence from work start?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q261

How old were you when your first absence from work started?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q310

Were you mainly:

1. ... a paid worker?
2. ... self-employed?
3. ... an unpaid family worker?
DK, RF

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q320

Why did you work less than 30 hours per week?

1. Own illness, disability or accident
2. Personal/family reasons
3. Going to school
4. Requirement of the work
5. Did not want to work more than 30 hours per week
6. Could only found part-time work
7. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q330

From ^[WH1_Q110M & WH1_Q110Y]to today/ the age of [WH1_Q111] years ^, have /Have you ever been away from work for more than 3 months because of a lack of work, sickness, ^maternity/paternity /parental leave, retirement, or any other reason?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q340

From ^[WH1_Q110M & WH1_Q110Y]to today/ the age of [WH1_Q111] years ^, did/Did you ever work for 30 hours or more per week? ^Do not count the absence mentioned in the previous question.

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q355

(You mentioned that you were absent from work for more than 3 months and your working hours were increased to 30 hours or more per week.) Which came first, the absence from work or the increase in hours?

1. Absence (of 3 months or more)
2. Increase of work hours (30 hours or more per week)
DK, RF

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q360M

In what month and year did your first absence from work start?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q360Y

In what month and year did your first absence from work start?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q361

How old were you when your first absence from work started?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q370

What were the reasons for that absence from work?

11. Seasonal / casual worker
12. Temporary layoff/end of contract
13. Lack of work
14. Quit Job
15. Fired / discharged
16. Business or company closure
17. Moved or transferred
18. Changed jobs
19. Own illness, disability or accident
20. Returned to school
21. Retired
22. Maternity/paternity/parental leave
23. Child care
24. Eldercare
25. Personal or family responsibilities (other than child care or eldercare)
26. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q410

Did you return to seasonal work after that absence from work?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q420

From ^[WH1_Q110M & WH1_Q110Y or ]to today/the age of [WH1_Q111) years ^, were/Were you always a seasonal worker?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q460M

In what month and what year did you stop being a seasonal worker?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
95. Still a seasonal worker
DK, RF

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q460Y

In what month and what year did you stop being a seasonal worker?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q461

How old were you when you stopped being a seasonal worker?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history first work period (WH1) - Question identifier:WH1_Q470

Did you start working after being a seasonal worker?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history second work period (WH2)

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q100

Did you start working after that absence from work?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q110M

In what month and year did you start working again?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q110Y

In what month and year did you start working again?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q111

How old were you when you started working again?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q115

Did you return to the same work?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q120

Were you working 30 hours or more per week?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q200M

In what month and year did you start working 30 hours or more per week?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q200Y

In what month and year did you start working 30 hours or more per week?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q201

How old were you when you started working 30 hours or more per week?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q210

Were you mainly:

1. ... a paid worker?
2. ... self-employed?
3. ... an unpaid family worker?
DK, RF

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q230

From ^[WH2_Q110M & WH2_Q110Y or WH2_Q200M & WH2_Q200Y] to today/the age of [WH2_Q111 or WH2_Q201] years ^, have /Have you ever been away from work for more than 3 months because of a lack of work, sickness, ^maternity /paternity / parental leave, retirement, or any other reasons?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q240

From ^[WH2_Q110M & WH2_Q110Y or WH2_Q200M & WH2_Q200Y] to today/the age of [WH1_Q111 or WH2_Q201] years ^, did /Did you ever work less than 30 hours per week?
^Do not count the absence mentioned in the previous question.

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q255

(You mentioned that you were absent from work for more than 3 months and your working hours were reduced to less than 30 hours per week.) Which came first, the absence from work or the reduction in hours?

1. Absence (of 3 months or more)
2. Reduction of work hours (less than 30 per week)
DK, RF

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q260M

In what month and year did your absence from work start?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q260Y

In what month and year did your absence from work start?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q261

How old were you when your absence from work started?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q300M

In what month and year did you start working less than 30 hours per week?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q300Y

In what month and year did you start working less than 30 hours per week?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q301

How old were you when you started working less than 30 hours per week?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q310

Were you mainly:

1. ... a paid worker?
2. ... self-employed?
3. ... an unpaid family worker?
DK, RF

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q320

Why did you work less than 30 hours per week?

1. Own illness, disability or accident
2. Personal/family reasons
3. Going to school
4. Requirement of the work
5. Did not want to work more than 30 hours per week
6. Could only found part-time work
7. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q330

From ^[WH2_Q110M & WH2_Q110Y or WH2_Q200M & WH2_Q200Y or WH2_Q300M & WH2_Q300Y] to today/ the age of [WH2_Q111 or WH2_Q201 or WH2_Q301] years ^, have /Have you ever been away from work for more than 3 months because of a lack of work, sickness, ^maternity/paternity / parental leave, retirement, or any other reason?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q340

From ^[ WH2_Q110M & WH2_Q110Y or WH2_Q200M & WH2_Q200Y or WH2_Q300M & WH2_Q300Y]to today/ the age of [WH2_Q111 or WH2_Q201 or WH2_Q301] years ^,did/Did you ever work for 30 hours or more per week? ^Do not count the absence mentioned in the previous question.

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q355

(You mentioned that you were absent from work for more than 3 months and your working hours were increased to 30 hours or more per week.) Which came first, the absence from work or the increase in hours?

1. Absence (of 3 months or more)
2. Increase of work hours (30 hours or more per week)
DK, RF

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q360M

In what month and year did your absence from work start?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q360Y

In what month and year did your absence from work start?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q361

How old were you when your absence from work started?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q370

What were the reasons for that absence from work?

11. Seasonal / casual worker
12. Temporary layoff/end of contract
13. Lack of work
14. Quit Job
15. Fired / discharged
16. Business or company closure
17. Moved or transferred
18. Changed jobs
19. Own illness, disability or accident
20. Returned to school
21. Retired
22. Maternity/paternity/parental leave
23. Child care
24. Eldercare
25. Personal or family responsibilities (other than child care or eldercare)
26. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q410

Did you return to seasonal work after that absence from work?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q420

From ^[WH2_Q110M & WH2_Q110Y or WH2_Q260M & WH2_Q260Y or WH2_Q360M & WH2_Q360Y] to today/the age of [WH2_Q111 or WH2_Q261 or WH2_Q361] years ^, were/Were you always a seasonal worker?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q460M

In what month and what year did you stop being a seasonal worker?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
95. Still a seasonal worker
DK, RF

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q460Y

In what month and what year did you stop being a seasonal worker?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q461

How old were you when you stopped being a seasonal worker?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history second work period (WH2) - Question identifier:WH2_Q470

Did you start working after being a seasonal worker?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history third work period (WH3)

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q100

Did you start working after that absence from work?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q110M

In what month and year did you start working again?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q110Y

In what month and year did you start working again?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q111

How old were you when you started working again?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q115

Did you return to the same job?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q120

Were you working 30 hours or more per week?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q200M

In what month and year did you start working 30 hours or more per week?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q200Y

In what month and year did you start working 30 hours or more per week?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q201

How old were you when you started working 30 hours or more per week?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q210

Were you mainly:

1. ... a paid worker?
2. ... self-employed?
3. ... an unpaid family worker?
DK, RF

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q230

From ^[WH3_Q110M & WH3_Q110Y or WH3_Q200M & WH3_Q200Y ] to today/the age of [WH3_Q111 or WH3_Q201] years ^, have /Have you ever been away from work for more than 3 months because of a lack of work, sickness, ^maternity/paternity/parental leave, retirement, or any other reasons?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q240

From ^[WH3_Q110M & WH3_Q110Y or WH3_Q200M & WH3_Q200Y ] to today/the age of [WH3_Q111 or WH3_Q201] years ^, did /Did you ever work less than 30 hours per week? ^Do not count the absence mentioned in the previous question.

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q255

(You mentioned that you were absent from work for more than 3 months and your working hours were reduced to less than 30 hours per week.) Which came first, the absence from work or the reduction in hours?

1. Absence (of 3 months or more)
2. Reduction of work hours (less than 30 per week)
DK, RF

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q260M

In what month and year did your absence from work start?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q260Y

In what month and year did your absence from work start?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q261

How old were you when your absence from work started?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q300M

In what month and year did you start working less than 30 hours per week?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q300Y

In what month and year did you start working less than 30 hours per week?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q301

How old were you when you started working less than 30 hours per week?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q310

Were you mainly:

1. ... a paid worker?
2. ... self-employed?
3. ... an unpaid family worker?
DK, RF

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q320

Why did you work less than 30 hours per week?

1. Own illness, disability or accident
2. Personal/family reasons
3. Going to school
4. Requirement of the work
5. Did not want to work more than 30 hours per week
6. Could only found part-time work
7. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q330

From ^[ WH3_Q110M & WH3_Q110Y or WH3_Q200M & WH3_Q200Y or WH3_Q300M & WH3_Q300Y] to today/ the age of [WH3_Q111 or WH3_Q201 or WH3_Q301] years ^, have /Have you ever been away from work for more than 3 months because of a lack of work, sickness, ^maternity/paternity /parental leave, retirement, or any other reason?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q340

From ^[ WH3_Q110M & WH3_Q110Y or WH3_Q200M & WH3_Q200Y or WH3_Q300M & WH3_Q300Y] to today/ the age of [WH3_Q111 or WH3_Q201 or WH3_Q301] years ^, did/Did you ever work for 30 hours or more per week? ^Do not count the absence mentioned in the previous question.

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q355

(You mentioned that you were absent from work for more than 3 months and your working hours were increased to 30 hours or more per week.) Which came first, the absence from work or the increase in hours?

1. Absence (of 3 months or more)
2. Increase of work hours (30 hours or more per week)
DK, RF

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q360M

In what month and year did your absence from work start?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q360Y

In what month and year did your absence from work start?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q361

How old were you when your absence from work started?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q370

What were the reasons for that absence from work?

11. Seasonal/casual worker
12. Temporary layoff/end of contract
13. Lack of work
14. Quit Job
15. Fired/discharged
16. Business or company closure
17. Moved or transferred
18. Changed jobs
19. Own illness, disability or accident
20. Returned to school
21. Retired
22. Maternity/paternity/parental leave
23. Child care
24. Eldercare
25. Personal or family responsibilities (other than child care or eldercare)
26. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q410

Did you return to seasonal work after that absence from work?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q420

From ^[WH3_Q110M & WH3_Q110Y or WH3_Q260M & WH3_Q260Y or WH3_Q360M & WH3_Q360Y] to today/the age of [WH3_Q111 or WH3_Q261 or WH3_Q361] years ^, were/Were you always a seasonal worker?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q460M

In what month and what year did you stop being a seasonal worker?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
95. Still a seasonal worker
DK, RF

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q460Y

In what month and what year did you stop being a seasonal worker?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q461

How old were you when you stopped being a seasonal worker?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history third work period (WH3) - Question identifier:WH3_Q470

Did you start working after being a seasonal worker?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history fourth work period (WH4)

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q100

Did you start working after that absence from work?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q110M

In what month and year did you start working again?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q110Y

In what month and year did you start working again?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q111

How old were you when you started working again?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q115

Did you return to the same job?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q120

Were you working 30 hours or more per week?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q200M

In what month and year did you start working 30 hours or more per week?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q200Y

In what month and year did you start working 30 hours or more per week?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q201

How old were you when you started working 30 hours or more per week?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q210

Were you mainly:

1. ... a paid worker?
2. ... self-employed?
3. ... an unpaid family worker?
DK, RF

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q230

From ^[WH4_Q110M & WH4_Q110Y or WH4_Q200M & WH4_Q200Y] to today/the age of [WH4_Q111 or WH4_Q201] years ^, have /Have you ever been away from work for more than 3 months because of a lack of work, sickness, ^maternity/paternity / parental leave, retirement, or any other reasons?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q240

From ^[WH4_Q110M & WH4_Q110Y or WH4_Q200M & WH4_Q200Y] to today/the age of [WH4_Q111 or WH4_Q201] years ^, did /Did you ever work less than 30 hours per week?
^Do not count the absence mentioned in the previous question.

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q255

(You mentioned that you were absent from work for more than 3 months and your working hours were reduced to less than 30 hours per week.) Which came first, the absence from work or the reduction in hours?

1. Absence (of 3 months or more)
2. Reduction of work hours (less than 30 per week)
DK, RF

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q260M

In what month and year did your absence from work start?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q260Y

In what month and year did your absence from work start?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q261

How old were you when your absence from work started?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q300M

In what month and year did you start working less than 30 hours per week?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q300Y

In what month and year did you start working less than 30 hours per week?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q301

How old were you when you started working less than 30 hours per week?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q310

Were you mainly:

1. ... a paid worker?
2. ... self-employed?
3. ... an unpaid family worker?
DK, RF

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q320

Why did you work less than 30 hours per week?

1. Own illness, disability or accident
2. Personal/family reasons
3. Going to school
4. Requirement of the work
5. Did not want to work more than 30 hours per week
6. Could only found part-time work
7. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q330

From ^[WH4_Q110M & WH4_Q110Y or WH4_Q260M & WH4_Q260Y or WH4_Q300M & WH4_Q300Y] to today/ the age of [WH4_Q111 or WH4_Q201 or WH4_Q301] years ^, have /Have you ever been away from work for more than 3 months because of a lack of work, sickness, ^maternity/paternity / parental leave, retirement, or any other reason?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q340

From ^[WH4_Q110M & WH4_Q110Y or WH4_Q260M & WH4_Q260Y or WH4_Q300M & WH4_Q300Y] to today/ the age of [WH4_Q111 or WH4_Q201 or WH4_Q301 ] years ^, did/Did you ever work for 30 hours or more per week? ^Do not count the absence mentioned in the previous question.

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q355

(You mentioned that you were absent from work for more than 3 months and your working hours were increased to 30 hours or more per week.) Which came first, the absence from work or the increase in hours?

1. Absence (of 3 months or more)
2. Increase of work hours (30 hours or more per week)
DK, RF

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q360M

In what month and year did your absence from work start?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q360Y

In what month and year did your absence from work start?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q361

How old were you when your absence from work started?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q370

What were the reasons for that absence from work?

11. Seasonal/casual worker
12. Temporary layoff/end of contract
13. Lack of work
14. Quit Job
15. Fired/discharged
16. Business or company closure
17. Moved or transferred
18. Changed jobs
19. Own illness, disability or accident
20. Returned to school
21. Retired
22. Maternity/paternity/parental leave
23. Child care
24. Eldercare
25. Personal or family responsibilities (other than child care or eldercare)
26. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q410

Did you return to seasonal work after that absence from work?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q420

From ^[WH4_Q110M & WH4_Q110Y or WH4_Q260M & WH4_Q260Y or WH4_Q360M & WH4_360Y ] to today/the age of [WH4_Q111 or WH4_Q261 or WH4_Q361 ] years ^, were/Were you always a seasonal worker?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q460M

In what month and what year did you stop being a seasonal worker?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
95. Still a seasonal worker
DK, RF

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q460Y

In what month and what year did you stop being a seasonal worker?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q461

How old were you when you stopped being a seasonal worker?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history fourth work period (WH4) - Question identifier:WH4_Q470

Did you start working after being a seasonal worker?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history fifth work period (WH5)

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q100

Did you start working after that absence from work?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q110M

In what month and year did you start working again?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q110Y

In what month and year did you start working again?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q111

How old were you when you started working again?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q115

Did you return to the same job?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q120

Were you working 30 hours or more per week?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q200M

In what month and year did you start working 30 hours or more per week?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q200Y

In what month and year did you start working 30 hours or more per week?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q201

How old were you when you started working 30 hours or more per week?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q210

Were you mainly:

1. ... a paid worker?
2. ... self-employed?
3. ... an unpaid family worker?
DK, RF

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q230

From ^[ WH5_Q110M & WH5_Q110Y or WH5_Q200M & WH5_Q200Y] to today/the age of [WH5_Q111 or WH5_Q201] years ^, have /Have you ever been away from work for more than 3 months because of a lack of work, sickness, ^maternity/paternity/parental leave, retirement, or any other reasons?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q240

From ^[ WH5_Q110M & WH5_Q110Y or WH5_Q200M & WH5_Q200Y] to today/the age of [WH5_Q111 or WH5_Q201] years ^, did /Did you ever work less than 30 hours per week? ^Do not count the absence mentioned in the previous question.

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q255

(You mentioned that you were absent from work for more than 3 months and your working hours were reduced to less than 30 hours per week.) Which came first, the absence from work or the reduction in hours?

1. Absence (of 3 months or more)
2. Reduction of work hours (less than 30 per week)
DK, RF

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q260M

In what month and year did your absence from work start?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q260Y

In what month and year did your absence from work start?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q261

How old were you when your absence from work started?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q300M

In what month and year did you start working less than 30 hours per week?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q300Y

In what month and year did you start working less than 30 hours per week?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q301

How old were you when you started working less than 30 hours per week?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q310

Were you mainly:

1. ... a paid worker?
2. ... self-employed?
3. ... an unpaid family worker?
DK, RF

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q320

Why did you work less than 30 hours per week?

1. Own illness, disability or accident
2. Personal/family reasons
3. Going to school
4. Requirement of the work
5. Did not want to work more than 30 hours per week
6. Could only found part-time work
7. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q330

From ^[WH5_Q110M & WH5_Q110Y or WH5_Q200M & WH5_Q200Y or WH5_Q300M & WH5_Q300Y] to today/ the age of [WH5_Q111 or WH5_Q201 or WH5_Q301] years ^, have /Have you ever been away from work for more than 3 months because of a lack of work, sickness, ^maternity/paternity /parental leave, retirement, or any other reason?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q340

From ^[WH5_Q110M & WH5_Q110Y or WH5_Q200M & WH5_Q200Y or WH5_Q300M & WH5_Q300Y] to today/ the age of [WH5_Q111 or WH5_Q201 or WH5_Q301] years ^, did/Did you ever work for 30 hours or more per week? ^Do not count the absence mentioned in the previous question.

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q355

(You mentioned that you were absent from work for more than 3 months and your working hours were increased to 30 hours or more per week.) Which came first, the absence from work or the increase in hours?

1. Absence (of 3 months or more)
2. Increase of work hours (30 hours or more per week)
DK, RF

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q360M

In what month and year did your absence from work start?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q360Y

In what month and year did your absence from work start?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q361

How old were you when your absence from work started?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q370

What were the reasons for that absence from work?

11. Seasonal worker
12. Temporary layoff/end of contract
13. Lack of work
14. Quit Job
15. Fired / discharged
16. Business or company closure
17. Moved or transferred
18. Changed jobs
19. Own illness, disability or accident
20. Returned to school
21. Retired
22. Maternity/paternity/parental leave
23. Child care
24. Eldercare
25. Personal or family responsibilities (other than child care or eldercare)
26. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q410

Did you return to seasonal work after that absence from work?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q420

From ^[WH5_Q110M & WH5_Q110Y or WH5_Q260M & WH5_Q260Y or WH5_Q360M & WH5_Q360Y ] to today/the age of [WH5_Q111 or WH5_Q261 or WH5_Q361] years ^, were/Were you always a seasonal worker?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q460M

In what month and what year did you stop being a seasonal worker?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
95. Still a seasonal worker
DK, RF

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q460Y

In what month and what year did you stop being a seasonal worker?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q461

How old were you when you stopped being a seasonal worker?

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 130

Work history fifth work period (WH5) - Question identifier:WH5_Q470

Did you start working after being a seasonal worker?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Maternity/paternity/parental leave (MAL)

Maternity/paternity/parental leave (MAL) - Question identifier:MAL_Q120

Apart from the ^maternity/paternity or parental leave(s) reported previously, did you take another ^maternity/paternity or parental leave?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Maternity/paternity/parental leave (MAL) - Question identifier:MAL_Q130

Have you ever taken a ^maternity/paternity or parental leave?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Maternity/paternity/parental leave (MAL) - Question identifier:MAL_Q135

Did you receive ^maternity/paternity or parental benefits during this leave?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Sub-module: Maternity/paternity/parental leave dates (MLD)

Sub-module: Maternity/paternity/parental leave dates (MLD) - Question identifier:MLD_Q40M

In what month and year did that ^maternity/paternity or parental leave start?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
DK, RF

Sub-module: Maternity/paternity/parental leave dates (MLD) - Question identifier:MLD_Q40Y

In what month and what year did that ^maternity/paternity or parental leave start?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Sub-module: Maternity/paternity/parental leave dates (MLD) - Question identifier:MLD_Q41

How old were you when that ^maternity/paternity or parental leave started?

Minimum: 15 Maximum: 60

Sub-module: Maternity/paternity/parental leave dates (MLD) - Question identifier:MLD_Q60M

In what month and year did that ^maternity/paternity or parental leave end?

1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November
12. December
95. Still on maternity/paternity/parental leave
DK, RF

Sub-module: Maternity/paternity/parental leave dates (MLD) - Question identifier:MLD_Q60Y

In what month and year did that ^maternity/paternity or parental leave end?

Minimum: 1890 Maximum: 2011

Sub-module: Maternity/paternity/parental leave dates (MLD) - Question identifier:MLD_Q61

How old were you when that ^maternity/paternity or parental leave ended?

Minimum: 15 Maximum: 60

Life Satisfaction And Responsibilities (LSR)

Life Satisfaction And Responsibilities (LSR) - Question identifier:LSR_Q100

Using a scale of 0 to 10, where 0 means "Very dissatisfied" and 10 means "Very satisfied", how do you feel about your life as a whole?

0. Very dissatisfied
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10. Very satisfied
DK, RF

Self-rated health (SRH)

Self-rated health (SRH) - Question identifier:SRH_R110

The following set of questions asks about your day-to-day health.

Self-rated health (SRH) - Question identifier:SRH_Q110

In general, would you say your health is:

1. ... excellent?
2. ... very good?
3. ... good?
4. ... fair?
5. ... poor?
DK, RF

Self-rated health (SRH) - Question identifier:SRH_Q115

In general, would you say your mental health is:

1. ... excellent?
2. ... very good?
3. ... good?
4. ... fair?
5. ... poor?
DK, RF

Dwelling of respondent (DOR)

Dwelling of respondent (DOR) - Question identifier:DOR_R110

The following questions are about your housing characteristics.

Dwelling of respondent (DOR) - Question identifier:DOR_Q110

In what type of dwelling are you now living? Is it a:

1. ... single detached house?
2. ... semi-detached or double? (side by side)
3. ... garden home, town-house or row house?
4. ... duplex? (one above the other)
5. ... low-rise apartment? (less than 5 stories)
6. ... high-rise apartment? (5 or more stories)
7. ... mobile home or trailer?
8. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Dwelling of respondent (DOR) - Question identifier:DOR_Q119

Is this dwelling:

1. ... owned by you or a member of this household, even if it is still being paid for?
2. ... rented, even if no cash rent is paid?
DK, RF

Dwelling of respondent (DOR) - Question identifier:DOR_Q130

Is there a mortgage on this dwelling?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Dwelling of respondent (DOR) - Question identifier:DOR_Q210

How long have you lived in this dwelling?

1. Less than 6 months
2. 6 months to less than 1 year
3. 1 year to less than 3 years
4. 3 years to less than 5 years
5. 5 years to less than 10 years
6. 10 years and over
DK, RF

Dwelling of respondent (DOR) - Question identifier:DOR_Q215

(How long have you lived) in this neighbourhood?

1. Less than 6 months
2. 6 months to less than 1 year
3. 1 year to less than 3 years
4. 3 years to less than 5 years
5. 5 years to less than 10 years
6. 10 years and over
DK, RF

Dwelling of respondent (DOR) - Question identifier:DOR_Q216

(How long have you lived) in this city or local community?

1. Less than 6 months
2. 6 months to less than 1 year
3. 1 year to less than 3 years
4. 3 years to less than 5 years
5. 5 years to less than 10 years
6. 10 years and over
DK, RF

Birthplace of respondent (BPR)

Birthplace of respondent (BPR) - Question identifier:BPR_R10

Now, I'd like to ask you a few general questions.

Birthplace of respondent (BPR) - Question identifier:BPR_Q10

In what country were you born?

DK, RF

Birthplace of respondent (BPR) - Question identifier:BPR_Q20

In which province or territory?

10. Newfoundland and Labrador
11. Prince Edward Island
12. Nova Scotia
13. New Brunswick
24. Quebec
35. Ontario
46. Manitoba
47. Saskatchewan
48. Alberta
59. British Columbia
60. Yukon
61. Northwest Territories
62. Nunavut
DK, RF

Birthplace of respondent (BPR) - Question identifier:BPR_Q40

In what year did you first come to Canada?

Minimum: 1900 Maximum: 2011

Birthplace of respondent (BPR) - Question identifier:BPR_Q50

Are you now, or have you ever been, a landed immigrant in Canada?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Birthplace of respondent (BPR) - Question identifier:BPR_Q55

In what year did you get your landed immigrant status?

Minimum: 1900 Maximum: 2011

Birthplace of spouse/partner (BPP)

Birthplace of spouse/partner (BPP) - Question identifier:BPP_Q10

In what country was your ^spouse/partner born?

SASDGSSC25-M - BPP_Q10E

Birthplace of spouse/partner (BPP) - Question identifier:BPP_Q20

In which province or territory?

10. Newfoundland and Labrador
11. Prince Edward Island
12. Nova Scotia
13. New Brunswick
24. Quebec
35. Ontario
46. Manitoba
47. Saskatchewan
48. Alberta
59. British Columbia
60. Yukon
61. Northwest Territories
62. Nunavut
DK, RF

Aboriginal identity of respondent (AIR)

Aboriginal identity of respondent (AIR) - Question identifier:AIR_Q110

Are you an Aboriginal person (for this survey an Aboriginal person refers to, First Nations, [North American Indian], Métis or Inuk [Inuit])?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Aboriginal identity of respondent (AIR) - Question identifier:AIR_Q120

Are you:

11. ... First Nations?
12. ... Métis?
13. ... Inuit?
DK, RF

Aboriginal identity of spouse/partner (AIP)

Aboriginal identity of spouse/partner (AIP) - Question identifier:AIP_Q110

Is your ^spouse/partner/ an Aboriginal person (for this survey an Aboriginal person refers to, First Nations [North American Indian], Métis or Inuk [Inuit])?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Aboriginal identity of spouse/partner (AIP) - Question identifier:AIP_Q120

Is /she:

11. ... First Nations?
12. ... Métis?
13. ... Inuit?
DK, RF

Visible minority status of respondent (VMR)

Visible minority status of respondent (VMR) - Question identifier:VMR_Q110

People in Canada come from many racial or cultural groups. You may belong to more than one group on the following list. Are you:

11. ... White?
12. ... Chinese?
13. ... South Asian (e.g., East Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, etc.)?
14. ... Black?
15. ... Filipino?
16. ... Latin American?
17. ...Southeast Asian (e.g., Vietnamese, Cambodian, Malaysian, Laotian, etc.)?
18. ... Arab?
19. ...West Asian (e.g., Iranian, Afghan, etc.)?
20. ... Korean?
21. ... Japanese?
22. ... or another group?
DK, RF

Visible minority status of respondent (VMR) - Question identifier:VMR_Q111

People in Canada come from many racial or cultural groups. You may belong
to more than one group on the following list. Are you:

11. Caucasian
12. Greek
13. Italian
14. Portuguese
15. European
16. Eurasian
17. Taiwanese
18. Fijian
19. Guyanese
20. Haitian
21. Jamaican
22. Trinidadian/Tobagonian
23. West Indian
24. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Visible minority status of spouse/partner (VMP)

Visible minority status of spouse/partner (VMP) - Question identifier:VMP_Q110

Is your ^spouse/partner:

11. ... White?
12. ... Chinese?
13. ...South Asian (e.g., East Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, etc.)?
14. ... Black?
15. ... Filipino?
16. ... Latin American?
17. ...Latin American?
...Southeast Asian (e.g., Vietnamese, Cambodian, Malaysian, Laotian, etc.)?
18. ... Arab?
19. ...West Asian (e.g., Iranian, Afghan, etc.)?
20. ... Korean?
21. ... Japanese?
22. ... or another group?
DK, RF

Visible minority status of spouse/partner (VMP) - Question identifier:VMP_Q111

Is your ^spouse/partner:

11. Caucasian
12. Greek
13. Italian
14. Portuguese
15. European
16. Eurasian
17. Taiwanese
18. Fijian
19. Guyanese
20. Haitian
21. Jamaican
22. Trinidadian/Tobagonian
23. West Indian
24. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Religion of respondent (RLR)

Religion of respondent (RLR) - Question identifier:RLR_Q100

What, if any, is your religion?

Other - Specify
DK, RF

Religion of respondent (RLR) - Question identifier:RLR_Q105

Other than on special occasions, (such as weddings, funerals or baptisms), how often did you attend religious services or meetings in the past 12 months?

1. At least once a week?
2. At least once a month?
3. A few times a year?
4. At least once a year?
5. Not at all?
DK, RF

Religion of respondent (RLR) - Question identifier:RLR_Q110

How important are your religious or spiritual beliefs to the way you live your life? Would you say they are:

1. ... very important?
2. ... somewhat important?
3. ... not very important?
4. ... not at all important?
DK, RF

Religion of respondent (RLR) - Question identifier:RLR_Q120

In the past 12 months, how often did you practice religious or spiritual activities on your own? This may include prayer, meditation and other forms of worship taking place at home or in any other location.

1. At least once a week
2. At least once a month
3. A few times a year
4. At least once a year
5. Not at all
DK, RF

Language of respondent (LNR)

Language of respondent (LNR) - Question identifier:LNR_Q100

What language did you first speak in childhood?

11. English
12. French
13. Italian
14. Chinese
15. German
16. Portuguese
17. Polish
18. Ukrainian
19. Spanish
20. Vietnamese
21. Greek
22. Punjabi
23. Arabic
24. Tagalog (Pilipino)
25. Hungarian
26. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Language of respondent (LNR) - Question identifier:LNR_Q111

Do you still understand English?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Language of respondent (LNR) - Question identifier:LNR_Q112

Do you still understand French?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Language of respondent (LNR) - Question identifier:LNR_Q113

Do you still understand Italian?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Language of respondent (LNR) - Question identifier:LNR_Q114

Do you still understand Chinese?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Language of respondent (LNR) - Question identifier:LNR_Q115

Do you still understand German?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Language of respondent (LNR) - Question identifier:LNR_Q116

Do you still understand Portuguese?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Language of respondent (LNR) - Question identifier:LNR_Q117

Do you still understand Polish?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Language of respondent (LNR) - Question identifier:LNR_Q118

Do you still understand Ukrainian?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Language of respondent (LNR) - Question identifier:LNR_Q119

Do you still understand Spanish?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Language of respondent (LNR) - Question identifier:LNR_Q120

Do you still understand Vietnamese?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Language of respondent (LNR) - Question identifier:LNR_Q121

Do you still understand Greek?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Language of respondent (LNR) - Question identifier:LNR_Q122

Do you still understand Punjabi?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Language of respondent (LNR) - Question identifier:LNR_Q123

Do you still understand Arabic?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Language of respondent (LNR) - Question identifier:LNR_Q124

Do you still understand Tagalog?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Language of respondent (LNR) - Question identifier:LNR_Q125

Do you still understand Hungarian?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Language of respondent (LNR) - Question identifier:LNR_Q126

Do you still understand ^LNR_S100?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Language of respondent (LNR) - Question identifier:LNR_Q140

What language do you speak most often at home?

11. English
12. French
13. Italian
14. Chinese
15. German
16. Portuguese
17. Polish
18. Ukrainian
19. Spanish
20. Vietnamese
21. Greek
22. Punjabi
23. Arabic
24. Tagalog (Pilipino)
25. Hungarian
26. Other - Specify
DK, RF

Language of respondent (LNR) - Question identifier:LNR_Q210

Can you speak English well enough to conduct a conversation?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Language of respondent (LNR) - Question identifier:LNR_Q220

Can you speak French well enough to conduct a conversation?

1. Yes
2. No
DK, RF

Income of respondent (INR)

Income of respondent (INR) - Question identifier:INR_R025

Various measures of income are needed to study the relationship between an individual's overall economic situation and their family life.

Income of respondent (INR) - Question identifier:INR_Q025

What was your main source of income during the year ending December 31, 2010?

0. No income
1. Employment including wages, salaries, commissions and tips
2. Self-employment such as unincorporated business, professional practice or farm
3. Investment income (dividends, interest or net rents from real estate)
4. RRSPs or RRIFs (registered retirement income funds)
5. Employment insurance (or Quebec Parental Insurance Plan)
6. Worker's compensation
7. Benefits from Canada or Quebec Pension Plan
8. Retirement Pensions, Superannuation and Annuities
9. Basic Old Age Security
10. Guaranteed Income Supplement or Survivor's Allowance (from federal government only)
11. Child Tax Benefit or family allowances
12. Provincial, Territorial or Municipal Social Assistance or Welfare
13. Child Support/ Alimony
14. Other Income - Specify
DK, RF

Income of respondent (INR) - Question identifier:INR_Q032

(Various measures of income are needed to study the relationship between an individual's overall economic situation and their family life.)

What is your best estimate of your total personal income, before taxes and deductions, from all sources during the year ending December 31, 2010?

Minimum: -9000000 Maximum: 90000000

Income of respondent (INR) - Question identifier:INR_Q033

Can you estimate in which of the following groups your personal income falls? Was your total personal income during the year ending December 31, 2010:

1. ... less than $30,000 (including income loss)?
2. ... $30,000 and more?
DK, RF

Income of respondent (INR) - Question identifier:INR_Q034

Please stop me when I have read the category which applies to you.

1. Income loss?
2. No income?
3. Less than $5,000?
4. $5,000 or more but less than $10,000?
5. $10,000 or more but less than $15,000?
6. $15,000 or more but less than $20,000?
7. $20,000 or more but less than $30,000?
DK, RF

Income of respondent (INR) - Question identifier:INR_Q035

Please stop me when I have read the category which applies to you.

1. $30,000 or more but less than $40,000?
2. $40,000 or more but less than $50,000?
3. $50,000 or more but less than $60,000?
4. $60,000 or more but less than $80,000?
5. $80,000 or more but less than $100,000?
6. $100,000 and over?
DK, RF

Income of respondent (INR) - Question identifier:INR_Q040

Not including yourself, how many other household members received income from any source, during that period (the year ending December 31, 2010)?

Minimum: 0 Maximum: 19

Income of respondent (INR) - Question identifier:INR_Q110

What is your best estimate of your total household income, received by all household members, from all sources, before taxes and deductions, during the year ending December 31, 2010?

Minimum: -9000000 Maximum: 90000000

Income of respondent (INR) - Question identifier:INR_Q120

Can you estimate in which of the following groups your household income falls? Was your total household income during the year ending December 31, 2010:

1. ... less than $50,000 (including income loss)?
2. ... $50,000 and more?
DK, RF

Income of respondent (INR) - Question identifier:INR_Q130

Please stop me when I have read the category which applies to you.

1. Less than $5,000?
2. $5,000 or more but less than $10,000?
3. $10,000 or more but less than $15,000?
4. $15,000 or more but less than $20,000?
5. $20,000 or more but less than $30,000?
6. $30,000 or more but less than $40,000?
7. $40,000 or more but less than $50,000?
DK, RF

Income of respondent (INR) - Question identifier:INR_Q140

Please stop me when I have read the category which applies to you.

1. $50,000 or more but less than $60,000?
2. $60,000 or more but less than $70,000?
3. $70,000 or more but less than $80,000?
4. $80,000 or more but less than $90,000?
5. $90,000 or more but less than $100,000?
6. $100,000 or more but less than $150,000?
7. $150,000 and over?
DK, RF

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