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Quarterly Labour Force Survey, March - May, 1998 Variables

prefhr — Hours sought in new job

Value Label Count Percentage Filename: qlfsmm98
-9.00 Does not apply 144630 n/a%  n/a%
-8.00 No answer 1 n/a%  n/a%
1.00 Longer 526 16%  16%
2.00 Shorter 839 27%  27%
3.00 The same 1309 42%  42%
4.00 Dont know, no preference 431 13%  13%
147736 cases , missing values -8, -9 .

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Please note that the coding for 'No answer' is -8 and for 'Does not apply' it is -9.

Documentation references


"In the job that you were looking for, would you rather work longer hours than in your present job, or would you rather work shorter hours?"


"APPLIES IF LOOKM NE 5 (reason for seeking new job: does not want longer hours), NE 6 (reason for seeking new job: does not want shorter hours)"

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