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Scientific Data Documentation
Hearing Supplement, 1990
DSN: CC37.NHIS90.HEARINGX


RECORD LAYOUT

 Tape Positions 1-10

   Tape
 Locations  Item No.      Frequency            Items and Codes
 ___________________________________________________________________________

   1-2         -           119,631           70.  Hearing Record

                                          PROCESSING YEAR

   3-4         -           119,631           90.  1990

                                          PROCESSING QUARTER

     5         -            27,366           1.  Quarter 1
                            31,075           2.  Quarter 2
                            30,756           3.  Quarter 3
                            30,434           4.  Quarter 4



   6-8      HH-5                       RANDOM RECODE OF PSU NUMBER

   9-10     HH-5                       WEEK - CENSUS CODE*

                                 01, 21, 41, 61, 81 ...  Week 01
                                 02, 22, 42, 62, 82 ...  Week 02
                                 03, 23, 43, 63, 83 ...  Week 03
                                 04, 24, 44, 64, 84 ...  Week 04
                                 05, 25, 45, 65, 85 ...  Week 05
                                 06, 26, 46, 66, 86 ...  Week 06
                                 07, 27, 47, 67, 87 ...  Week 07
                                 08, 28, 48, 68, 88 ...  Week 08
                                 09, 29, 49, 69, 89 ...  Week 09
                                 10, 30, 50, 70, 90 ...  Week 10
                                 11, 31, 51, 71, 91 ...  Week 11
                                 12, 32, 52, 72, 92 ...  Week 12
                                 13, 33, 53, 73, 93 ...  Week 13

 *This code represents the initial week of assignment.  The interview may be
 re-assigned for administrative purposes.  See Locations 19-20 for the code
 which reflects the actual week assigned for conducting the interview.

 Tape Positions 11-21

   Tape
 Locations  Item No.      Frequency            Items and Codes
 __________________________________________________________________________

 11-12      HH-5                       SEGMENT NUMBER
                                 Week plus Segment Number identifies the
                                 segment

 13-14      HH-5                       HOUSEHOLD NUMBER

                                       Numbered within PSU-Week-Segment

 15-16         -                       PERSON NUMBER

 17-18         -                       BLANK (Record Serial Number on other
                                             record types).

 19-20      HH-5                       PROCESSING WEEK CODE (Numbered within
                                                             Quarter)
                                           7,222           Week 01.
                                           9,553           Week 02.
                                           9,412           Week 03.
                                           9,343           Week 04.
                                           9,399           Week 05.
                                           9,384           Week 06.
                                           9,440           Week 07.
                                           9,064           Week 08.
                                           9,129           Week 09.
                                           9,429           Week 10.
                                           9,247           Week 11.
                                           9,398           Week 12.
                                           9,611           Week 13.


   21       Recode                     LATE INTERVIEW (OR LAST ATTEMPT) FLAG
                                           79,131   0.  Interview not late
                                           32,411   1.  One week late
                                            6,138   2.  Two weeks late
                                            1,951   3.  Unknown

 Tape Positions 22-26

   Tape
 Locations  Item No.      Frequency            Items and Codes
 __________________________________________________________________________

 22-23      HH-10d                          TYPE OF LIVING QUARTERS:

                                              Housing Unit = (00-07)

                           1,097           00.  Housing unit; kind unknown
                         111,647           01.  House, apartment, flat
                              54           02.  HU in nontransient hotel,
                                                motel, etc.
                              32           03.  HU-permanent in transient
                                                hotel, motel, etc.
                              35           04.  HU in rooming house
                           5,235           05.  Mobile home or trailer with
                                                no permanent room added
                             839           06.  Mobile home or trailer with
                                                one or more permanent rooms
                                                added
                              50           07.  HU not specified above

                                       Other Unit = (08-13)

                              48           08.  Quarters not HU in rooming or
                                                boarding house
                               0           09.  Unit not permanent in
                                                transient hotel, motel, etc.
                              15           10.  Unoccupied site for mobile
                                                home, trailer, or tent
                             457           11.  Student quarters in college
                                                dormitory
                             115           12.  Other unit not specified
                                                above
                               7           13.  Other unit; kind unknown

   24       HH-11                      HAS TELEPHONE

                         108,125           1.  Yes, phone number given
                           3,495           2.  Yes, no phone number given
                           7,446           3.  No
                             565           4.  Unknown

   25       A-1                        SEX

                          57,134           1.  Male
                          62,497           2.  Female

   26       -                          BLANK

 Tape Positions 27-33

   Tape
 Locations  Item No.      Frequency            Items and Codes
 __________________________________________________________________________

 27-28      Person                             AGE
            Column
                           1,941          00.  Under 1 year
                         117,674       01-98.  Number of years
                              16          99.  99+ years of age

   29       Recode                             AGE RECODE #1

                           9,746           1.  Under 5 years
                          23,497           2.  5-17 years
                          11,230           3.  18-24 years
                          38,015           4.  25-44 years
                          22,565           5.  45-64 years
                           4,885           6.  65-69 years
                           3,884           7.  70-74 years
                           5,809           8.  75 years and over

   30       Recode                             AGE RECODE #2

                          11,685           1.  Under 6 years
                          19,793           2.  6-16 years
                          12,995           3.  17-24 years
                          20,020           4.  25-34 years
                          17,995           5.  35-44 years
                          12,266           6.  45-54 years
                          10,299           7.  55-64 years
                           8,769           8.  65-74 years
                           5,809           9.  75 years and over

 31-32      Recode                             AGE RECODE #3

                           5,869           00-35.  Months

   33          -                       BLANK

 Tape Positions 34-42

   Tape
 Locations  Item No.      Frequency            Items and Codes
 __________________________________________________________________________

 34-39      A-3                        MONTH AND YEAR OF BIRTH

 34-35                                 MONTH
                                        01.  January     07.  July
                                        02.  February    08.  August
                                        03.  March       09.  September
                                        04.  April       10.  October
                                        05.  May         11.  November
                                        06.  June        12.  December
                                                         99.  DK or refused


 36-39                                 YEAR OF BIRTH

                                           1800-1899.  1800-1899
                                           1900-1991.  1900-1991
                                                9999.  DK or refused

 40-41                                 BLANK

 42         L-3                        MAIN RACIAL BACKGROUND - Reported
                                       (See notation for locations 43-45)

                             959           1.  Aleut, Eskimo, or American
                                               Indian
                           2,815           2.  Asian/Pacific Islander
                          17,967           3.  Black
                          94,935           4.  White
                           1,745           5.  Other
                             131           6.  Multiple race
                           1,079           7.  Unknown

 Tape Positions 43-48

   Tape
 Locations  Item No.      Frequency            Items and Codes
 __________________________________________________________________________

 43-45      Recode                     RACE RECODES

   43                                  RECODE 1           Persons whose Main
                                                          Racial Background
                          97,732           1.  White      (location 42) was
                          18,036           2.  Black      "other" or
                                                          "unknown" were
                           3,863           3.  Other      classified in the
                                                          following recodes
                                                          by using the racial
   44                                  RECODE 2           background observed by
                                                          the interviewer.
                                                          Use of these
                          97,732           1.  White      recodes is
                          21,899           2.  Non-white  recommended for
                                                          estimating
                                                          statistics for the
   45                                  RECODE 3           groups shown
                                                          here.
                          18,036           1.  Black
                         101,595           2.  Non-black

 46-47      L-4                        HISPANIC ORIGIN

                             187           00.  Multiple Hispanic
                           1,274           01.  Puerto Rican
                             541           02.  Cuban
                           2,470           03.  Mexican-Mexicano
                           3,810           04.  Mexican-American
                             106           05.  Chicano
                           1,242           06.  Other Latin American
                           1,265           07.  Other Spanish
                             206           08.  Spanish, DK type
                           1,261           09.  Unknown if Spanish origin
                         107,269           10.  Not Spanish origin

   48       L-7                        MARITAL STATUS

                          26,393           0.  Under 14 years
                          54,462           1.  Married - spouse in household
                             823           2.  Married - spouse not in
                                                         household
                           6,456           3.  Widowed
                           6,386           4.  Divorced
                           1,945           5.  Separated
                          22,393           6.  Never married
                             773           7.  Unknown

 Tape Positions 49-52

   Tape
 Locations  Item No.      Frequency            Items and Codes
 __________________________________________________________________________

   49       L-1                        VETERAN STATUS

                          71,664           1.  Non-veteran
                              35           2.  WW I
                           3,870           3.  WW II
                           2,070           4.  Korean War
                           3,807           5.  Vietnam veteran
                           1,118           6.  Post-Vietnam
                           2,054           7.  Other service
                             331           8.  Served in Armed Forces,
                                               unknown if war veteran
                           1,439           9.  Unknown if served in Armed
                                               Forces
                          33,243           Blank.  Under 18 years of age

   50       L-1                        ACTIVE GUARD/RESERVE STATUS FOR
                                       PERSONS ON ACTIVE DUTY IN ARMED FORCES

                          71,664           0.  Non-veteran
                             932           1.  All service in Guard/Reserve
                           1,944           2.  Some service in Guard/Reserve
                              50           3.  Unknown if all service in
                                               Guard/Reserve
                           9,553           4.  No active service in Guard/
                                               Reserve
                           2,245           5.  Unknown if ever active member
                                               in Guard/Reserve or served
                                               in Armed Forces
                          33,243            Blank.  Under 18 years of age

 51-52      L-2                   EDUCATION OF INDIVIDUAL - COMPLETED YEARS

                           4,594          00.  Never attended; kindergarten
                                               only
                          70,633       01-12.  Grades 1-12

                                       College:

                           6,238           13.  1 year
                           7,744           14.  2 years
                           3,010           15.  3 years
                           9,325           16.  4 years
                           1,882           17.  5 years
                           4,953           18.  6 years or more
                           1,506           19.  Unknown

 Tape Positions 53-56

   Tape
 Locations  Item No.      Frequency            Items and Codes
 __________________________________________________________________________

   53       Recode                     EDUCATION OF INDIVIDUAL RECODE

                           4,594          0.  None; kindergarten only
                          22,508          1.  1-8 years (elementary)
                          14,746          2.  9-11 years (high school)
                          33,379          3.  12 years (high school graduate)
                          16,992          4.  1-3 years (college)
                           9,325          5.  4 years (college graduate)
                           6,835          6.  5+ years (post-college)
                           1,506          7.  Unknown
                           9,746      Blank.  Under 5 years of age

 54-55      -                         HIGHEST EDUCATION OF RESPONSIBLE ADULT
                                      FAMILY MEMBER - (Detail)

                             249         00.  Never attended; kindergarten
                                              only
                          60,245      01-12.  Grades 1-12

                                      College:

                           8,980          13.  1 year
                          12,918          14.  2 years
                           5,053          15.  3 years
                          16,460          16.  4 years
                           3,671          17.  5 years
                          11,260          18.  6 years or more
                             795          19.  Unknown

   56       -                         HIGHEST EDUCATION OF RESPONSIBLE ADULT
                                      FAMILY MEMBER - Recode

                             249          0.  None; kindergarten only
                           6,322          1.  1-8 years (elementary)
                          10,295          2.  9-11 years (high school)
                          43,628          3.  12 years (high school graduate)
                          26,951          4.  1-3 years (college)
                          16,460          5.  4 years (college graduate)
                          14,931          6.  5+ years (post-college)
                             795          7.  Unknown

 Tape Positions 57-59

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 Locations  Item No.      Frequency            Items and Codes
 __________________________________________________________________________

   57       L-8                        FAMILY INCOME $20,000 OR MORE

                          39,527           1.  Less than $20,000
                          76,620           2.  $20,000 or more
                           3,484           3.  Unknown

 58-59      L-8                        FAMILY INCOME

                             596           00.  Less than  $1,000
                             722           01.  $ 1,000 - $ 1,999
                             833           02.    2,000 -   2,999
                             984           03.    3,000 -   3,999
                           1,425           04.    4,000 -   4,999
                           1,441           05.    5,000 -   5,999
                           1,635           06.    6,000 -   6,999
                           1,578           07.    7,000 -   7,999
                           1,577           08.    8,000 -   8,999
                           1,666           09.    9,000 -   9,999
                           2,342           10.   10,000 -  10,999
                           1,511           11.   11,000 -  11,999
                           2,490           12.   12,000 -  12,999
                           1,539           13.   13,000 -  13,999
                           1,529           14.   14,000 -  14,999
                           2,099           15.   15,000 -  15,999
                           1,709           16.   16,000 -  16,999
                           1,676           17.   17,000 -  17,999
                           2,174           18.   18,000 -  18,999
                           2,642           19.   19,000 -  19,999
                           9,036           20.   20,000 -  24,999
                           8,375           21.   25,000 -  29,999
                           8,321           22.   30,000 -  34,999
                           6,842           23.   35,000 -  39,999
                           6,506           24.   40,000 -  44,999
                           5,539           25.   45,000 -  49,999
                          22,872           26.  $50,000 and over
                          19,972           27.  Unknown

 Tape Positions 60-63

   Tape
 Locations  Item No.      Frequency            Items and Codes
 __________________________________________________________________________
   60       Recode                     FAMILY INCOME RECODE

                           4,560           0.  Under $5,000
                           3,076           1.  $ 5,000 - $ 6,999
                           4,821           2.    7,000 -   9,999
                           9,411           3.   10,000 -  14,999
                          10,300           4.   15,000 -  19,999
                           9,036           5.   20,000 -  24,999
                          16,696           6.   25,000 -  34,999
                          18,887           7.   35,000 -  49,999
                          22,872           8.  $50,000 or more
                          19,972           9.  Unknown

   61       Generated                  NHIS POVERTY INDEX*

                          95,234           1.  At or above poverty threshold
                          13,466           2.  Below poverty threshold
                          10,931           3.  Unknown

 62-63                                 FAMILY RELATIONSHIP

   62       A-2                        TYPE OF FAMILY

                          12,193           &.  Primary individual
                           1,317           -.  Secondary individual
                         105,952           0.  Primary family
                             169         1-9.  Secondary family

   63       A-2                        RELATIONSHIP TO REFERENCE PERSON

                          11,607          &.  Reference person, living alone
                          35,532          0.  Reference person, 2+ persons
                                              in household
                          26,567          1.  Spouse, other spouse NOT in
                                              Armed Forces and living at home
                             303          2.  Spouse, other spouse IN Armed
                                              Forces and living at home
                          39,535          3.  Child of reference person or
                                              spouse
                           2,165          4.  Grandchild of reference person or
                                              spouse
                           1,071          5.  Parent of reference person or
                                              spouse
                           2,835          6.  Other relative
                              16          7.  Child of ineligible reference
                                              person
                               0          9.  DK or refused

 *Based on family size, number of children under 18 years of age & family
  income using the 1989 poverty levels derived from the August, 1990
  Current Population Survey.

 Tape Positions 64-68

   Tape
 Locations  Item No.      Frequency            Items and Codes
 __________________________________________________________________________

   64       Recode                     FAMILY RELATIONSHIP RECODE

                          11,607           1.  Living alone
                           1,903           2.  Living only with non-relative
                          54,430           3.  Living with spouse
                          51,691           4.  Living with relative - other

 65-66      Generated                  SIZE OF FAMILY*

                                       Unrelated individuals are coded 01

   67       Generated                  SIZE OF FAMILY RECODE

                                           1-8.  Number of members
                                             9.  9+ members

   68       A-2                        PARENT/OTHER ADULT RELATIVE (under 25
                                       years old and never married)

                          25,447          1.  Both parents, no other relative
                           6,622          2.  Mother only
                             424          3.  Father only
                           2,859          4.  Both parents and other 21+ year
                                              old adult relative
                           2,283          5.  Mother and other 21+ year old
                                              adult relative
                             158          6.  Father and other 21+ year old
                                              adult relative
                             472          7.  No parent, but one 21+ year old
                                              adult relative
                             687          8.  No parent, but two or more 21+
                                              year old adult relatives
                             391          9.  Unknown
                           1,855          0.  Other
                          78,433      Blank.  Not applicable (25+ years old
                                              or ever married)
 *Count includes spouse in military but living at home.

 Tape Positions 69-73

   Tape
 Locations  Item No.      Frequency            Items and Codes
 __________________________________________________________________________

   69       B-1                        MAJOR ACTIVITY (18+ years old)
            B-8
                          53,115           1.  Working
                          16,110           2.  Keeping house
                           4,838           3.  Going to school
                          11,664           4.  Something else
                             661           5.  Unknown
                          33,243      Blank.  Not applicable (Under 18 years)

   70       G-4                        HEALTH STATUS

                          46,584           1.  Excellent
                          33,648           2.  Very Good
                          27,114           3.  Good
                           8,460           4.  Fair
                           3,197           5.  Poor
                             628           6.  Unknown

   71       Recode                     ACTIVITY LIMITATION STATUS -(all ages)

                           5,012           1.  Unable to perform major
                                               activity
                           6,327           2.  Limited in kind/amount major
                                               activity
                           5,268           3.  Limited in other activities
                         103,024           4.  Not limited(includes unknowns)

   72       Recode                     ACTIVITY LIMITATION STATUS MEASURED BY
                                       "ABILITY TO WORK" (18-69 years)

                           4,807           1.  Unable to work
                           3,493           2.  Limited in kind/amount of work
                           2,899           3.  Limited in other activities
                          65,496           4.  Not limited(includes unknowns)
                          42,936       Blank.  Not applicable
                                               (under 18 years, 70+ years)

   73       B-11                       LIMITATION OF SCHOOL ACTIVITIES (5-17
                                       years)

                             102           1.  Unable to attend school
                             649           2.  Attends special school/classes
                              79           3.  Needs special school/classes
                             243           4.  Limited in school attendance
                             394           5.  Limited in other activities
                          22,030           6.  Not limited(includes unknowns)
                          96,134       Blank.  Not applicable (under 5 years
                                               or 18+ years)

 Tape Positions 74-75

   Tape
 Locations  Item No.      Frequency            Items and Codes
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   74       B-14                       NEEDS HELP WITH PERSONAL CARE (5-59
                                       years old and limited, or age 60-69
                                       years)*

                             646           1.  Unable to perform personal
                                               care needs
                           1,361           2.  Limited in performing other
                                               routine needs
                          16,754           3.  Not limited in performing
                                               personal or routine needs
                             548           4.  Unknown
                         100,322       Blank.  Not applicable (under 5 years;
                                               5-59 years not limited; 70+
                                               years old)

   75       D-1                        EMPLOYMENT STATUS IN PAST 2 WEEKS (18+
                                       years)

                                       In the Labor Force:  (1-7)

                                       Currently employed: (1-3)

                          54,319          1.  Worked in past 2 weeks
                           1,140          2.  Did not work, has job; not on
                                              lay-off and not looking for work
                              35          3.  Did not work, has job; looking
                                              for work

                                      Unemployed: (4-7)

                             140          4.  Did not work, has job; on lay-
                                              off
                              11          5.  Did not work, has job; on lay-
                                              off and looking for work
                             529          6.  Did not work, has job; unknown
                                              if looking or on lay-off
                           1,988          7.  Did not work, has no job;
                                              looking for work or on lay-off

                                      Not in Labor Force (18+ years):  (8)

                          28,226          8.  Not in Labor Force (18+ years)
                          33,243      Blank.  Not applicable (Under 18 years
                                              old)

 *For persons 70+ years, codes 1 and 2 in loc. 71 correspond to codes 1 and 2 in
  loc. 74.

 Tape Positions 76-88

   Tape
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   76       L-6                        CLASS OF WORKER

                          28,226           0.  Not in labor force
                          41,285           1.  Private company
                           1,744           2.  Federal Government employee
                           2,239           3.  State Government employee
                           4,741           4.  Local Government employee
                           1,489           5.  Incorporated business
                           5,119           6.  Self-employed
                             132           7.  Without pay
                              75           8.  Never worked
                           1,338           9.  Unknown
                          33,243       Blank.  Under 18

 77-79      L-6                        INDUSTRY DETAIL CODE

                          58,162       010-996.  Code number
                          61,469         Blank.  Not applicable

 80-81      Recode                     INDUSTRY RECODE 1

                                       SEE APPENDIX B

 82-83      Recode                     INDUSTRY RECODE 2

                                       SEE APPENDIX B

 84-86      L-6                        OCCUPATION DETAIL CODE

                          58,162       003-999.  Code number
                          61,469         Blank.  Not applicable

 87-88      Recode                     OCCUPATION RECODE 1

                                       SEE APPENDIX C

 Tape Positions 89-99

   Tape
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 __________________________________________________________________________

 89-90      Recode                     OCCUPATION RECODE 2

                                       SEE APPENDIX C

   91       L-R                        RESPONDENT FOR CORE

                          31,478          0.  Under 17
                          54,024          1.  Self-entirely
                           5,319          2.  Self-partly
                          27,645          3.  Proxy
                           1,165          4.  Unknown

   92       Recode                     CONDITION LIST ASSIGNED AND ASKED

                          19,896          1.  Condition List 1, Skin and
                                              musculoskeletal
                          19,775          2.  Condition List 2, Impairments
                          19,869          3.  Condition List 3, Digestive
                          19,894          4.  Condition List 4, Miscellaneous
                          19,910          5.  Condition List 5, Circulatory
                          19,709          6.  Condition List 6, Respiratory
                             578          7.  Unknown

 93-94      G-5                        HEIGHT WITHOUT SHOES (18+ years)

                                       36-98.  Number of inches
                                          99.  Unknown
                                       Blank.  Under 18 years of age

 95-97      G-5                        WEIGHT WITHOUT SHOES (18+ years)

                                       050-500.  Number of pounds
                                           501.  Unknown
                                         Blank.  Under 18 years of age

 98-99      Recode                     TOTAL RESTRICTED ACTIVITY DAYS IN PAST
                                       TWO WEEKS

                         107,380          00.  None
                          12,251       01-14.  Days

 Tape Positions 100-114

   Tape
 Locations  Item No.      Frequency            Items and Codes
 __________________________________________________________________________
 100-101    D-4                        BED DAYS IN PAST TWO WEEKS

                         112,538          00.  None
                           7,093       01-14.  Days

 102-103    D-2                        WORK-LOSS DAYS IN PAST TWO WEEKS
                                       (control on Currently Employed,75:1-3)

                         116,473          00.  None
                           3,158       01-14.  Days

 104-105    D-3                        SCHOOL-LOSS DAYS IN PAST TWO WEEKS

                         117,710          00.  None
                           1,921       01-14.  Days

 106-107    D-6                        OTHER DAYS OF RESTRICTED ACTIVITY
                                       IN PAST TWO WEEKS

                         113,904          00.  None
                           5,727       01-14.  Days

 108-110    G-2                        BED DAYS IN PAST 12 MONTHS

                          66,227           000.  None
                          52,366       001-365.  1-365 days
                           1,038           366.  Unknown

   111      Recode                     BED DAYS IN PAST 12 MONTHS - Recode

                          66,227           0.  None
                          40,273           1.  1-7 days
                           8,983           2.  8-30 days
                           2,462           3.  31-180 days
                             648           4.  181-365 days
                           1,038           5.  Unknown

 112-114    G-3                        DOCTOR VISITS IN PAST 12 MONTHS

                          28,264           000.  None
                          90,928       001-996.  Visits
                               1           997.  997+ visits
                             438           998.  Unknown

 Tape Positions 115-141

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   115      G-3                        INTERVAL SINCE LAST DOCTOR VISIT

                             234           0.  Never
                          91,951           1.  Less than 1 year
                          11,770           2.  1 to less than 2 years
                           9,691           3.  2 to less than 5 years
                           4,027           4.  5 years or more
                           1,958           5.  Unknown

 116-117    Generated              NUMBER OF CONDITIONS

 118-119    Generated              NUMBER OF ACUTE INCIDENCE CONDITIONS

 120-121    Generated              NUMBER OF TWO-WEEK DOCTOR VISITS

 122-123    Generated              NUMBER OF SHORT-STAY HOSPITAL EPISODES IN
                                   IN PAST 12 MONTHS

 124-126    Generated              SHORT-STAY HOSPITAL EPISODE DAYS IN PAST
                                   12 MONTHS

 127-128    Generated              NUMBER OF SHORT-STAY HOSPITAL EPISODES IN
                                   PAST 12 MONTHS EXCLUDING DELIVERY*

 129-131    Generated              SHORT-STAY HOSPITAL EPISODE DAYS IN PAST
                                   12 MONTHS EXCLUDING DELIVERY*

 132-133    Generated              NUMBER OF SHORT-STAY HOSPITAL DISCHARGES
                                   IN PAST 6 MONTHS

 134-136    Generated              NUMBER OF DAYS IN SHORT-STAY HOSPITAL IN
                                   PAST 12 MONTHS FOR DISCHARGES IN PAST 6
                                   MONTHS

 137-138    Generated              NUMBER OF SHORT-STAY HOSPITAL DISCHARGES
                                   IN PAST 6 MONTHS EXCLUDING DELIVERY*

 139-141    Generated              NUMBER OF DAYS IN SHORT-STAY HOSPITAL IN
                                   PAST 12 MONTHS FOR DISCHARGES IN PAST
                                   6 MONTHS EXCLUDING DELIVERY*

 *Based on operation codes and reason entered hospital.

 Tape Positions 142-182

   Tape
 Locations  Item No.      Frequency            Items and Codes
 __________________________________________________________________________
 142-143       -                       BLANK
   144      L-9b                       YEARS LIVED IN STATE OF PRESENT RESIDENCE

                           1,149           1.  Less than 1 year
                           3,654           2.  1 yr., less than 5 years.
                           3,043           3.  5 yrs., less than 10 yrs
                           3,156           4.  10 yrs., less than 15 yrs.
                          63,608           5.  15 years or more
                           2,927           9.  Unknown
                          42,094       Blank.  Not applicable (Foreign born
                                               or less than 18 years of age)
   145      L-9c                       YEARS LIVED IN UNITED STATES

                             326           1.  Less than 1 year
                           1,203           2.  1 yr., less than 5 years.
                           1,436           3.  5 yrs., less than 10 yrs
                           1,226           4.  10 yrs., less than 15 yrs.
                           4,366           5.  15 years or more
                             294           9.  Unknown
                         110,780       Blank.  Not applicable (U.S. born or
                                               less than 18 years of age)
 146-171       -                       BLANK

 172-177                               QUARTER BASIC WEIGHT BEFORE AGE-SEX-
                                       RACE ADJUSTMENT (Has one implied
                                       decimal)

   178      Master                     TYPE OF SUBSTRATUM
            Record
                          15,234         0.  Permit
                          12,081         1.  Area, oversampled for blacks
                          92,316         2.  Area, not oversampled for blacks

 179-181       -                       FULL SAMPLE STRATUM IDENTIFIER

   182      Master                     REGION
            Record
                          24,155           1.  Northeast
                          29,961           2.  Midwest
                          40,114           3.  South
                          25,401           4.  West

 Tape Positions 183-227

   Tape
 Locations  Item No.      Frequency            Items and Codes
 __________________________________________________________________________

   183      Master                     GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION
            Record
                                       MSA Size
                          51,577           1.  1,000,000 or more
                          31,364           2.  250,000 - 999,999
                           7,492           3.  100,000 - 249,999
                           1,831           4.  Under 100,000
                          27,367       Blank.  Non-MSA

   184                                 BLANK

   185      Master                     TYPE OF PSU
            Record
                          65,659           1.  MSA - Self-representing
                          26,605           3.  MSA - Nonself-representing
                               2           4.  Non-MSA - Self-representing
                          27,365           6.  Non-MSA - Nonself-representing

   186      Recode                     MSA - NON-MSA RESIDENCE

                          38,371           1.  MSA - Central City
                          53,893           2.  MSA - Not Central City
                          25,873           3.  Non-MSA - Nonfarm
                           1,494           4.  Non-MSA - Farm

 187-189                               PSEUDO PSU CODES

 190-200                               CHRONIC CONDITION PREVALENCE AND
                                       INCIDENCE FACTOR (XX.XXXXXXXXX)
                                       - character format with implied
                                         decimal

                                       FINAL BASIC WEIGHT

 201-209                               QUARTER

 210-218                               SEMI-ANNUAL (WT/2)

 219-227                               ANNUAL (WT/4)

 Tape Positions 228-335

   Tape
 Locations  Item No.      Frequency            Items and Codes
 __________________________________________________________________________
                                   6.5 WEIGHT

 228-236                           QUARTER, SEMI-ANNUAL, AND ANNUAL

                                   ESTIMATED RESTRICTED ACTIVITY DAYS IN
                                   PAST 2 WEEKS

 237-245                           QUARTER, SEMI-ANNUAL AND ANNUAL

                                   ESTIMATED BED DAYS IN PAST 2 WEEKS

 246-254                           QUARTER, SEMI-ANNUAL AND ANNUAL

                                   ESTIMATED WORK-LOSS DAYS IN PAST 2 WEEKS

 255-263                           QUARTER, SEMI-ANNUAL AND ANNUAL

                                   ESTIMATED SCHOOL-LOSS DAYS IN PAST 2 WEEKS

 264-272                           QUARTER, SEMI-ANNUAL AND ANNUAL

                                   ESTIMATED DOCTOR VISITS IN PAST 12 MONTHS

 273-281                           QUARTER

 282-290                           SEMI-ANNUAL

 291-299                           ANNUAL

                                   ESTIMATED SHORT-STAY HOSPITAL EPISODE DAYS
                                   IN PAST 12 MONTHS

 300-308                           QUARTER

 309-317                           SEMI-ANNUAL

 318-326                           ANNUAL

 327-335                           ANNUAL ESTIMATED NUMBER OF SHORT-STAY
                                   HOSPITAL EPISODES IN PAST 12 MONTHS

 Tape Positions 336-341

   Tape
 Locations  Item No.      Frequency            Items and Codes
 __________________________________________________________________________

  336                                  DOES PERSON HAVE A HEARING PROBLEM

                           9,344           1.  Yes
                         106,702           2.  No
                           3,585           9.  Unknown

  337       1a                         HEARING LEFT EAR

                           1,980           1.  Good
                           4,557           2.  Little trouble
                           1,909           3.  Lot of trouble
                             733           4.  Deaf
                             165           9.  DK or refused
                         110,287       Blank.  No or unknown hearing problem

  338       1b                         HEARING RIGHT EAR

                           2,380           1.  Good
                           4,297           2.  Little trouble
                           1,846           3.  Lot of trouble
                             613           4.  Deaf
                             208           9.  DK or refused
                         110,287       Blank.  No or unknown
                                               hearing problem

  339       2a-d                       GALLAUDET HEARING SCALE SCORE

                           2,123           1.  Can understand whisper
                           4,142           2.  Can understand Normal voice
                           2,260           3.  Can understand Shout
                             341           4.  Can understand Shout in ear
                             264           5.  Cannot hear & understand speech
                             198           9.  Unknown
                         110,303       Blank.  No or unknown problem, or
                                               under 3 years of age

 340-341    3a/b                       AGE WHEN HEARING TROUBLE BEGAN

                             237          00.  At birth
                             160          01.  Less than 1 year
                           7,599       02-97.  02-97 years
                               1          98.  98 years or over
                           1,331          99.  DK or refused
                         110,303       Blank.  No or unknown hearing problem or
                                               under 3 years of age

 Tape Positions 342-346

   Tape
 Locations  Item No.      Frequency            Items and Codes
 __________________________________________________________________________

  342       3a-d                       RANGE OF AGE AT ONSET

                             496           1.  Under 3 years
                           1,324           2.  3-18 years
                              64           3.  Under 19 years
                                               (DK IF GT 3 OR LT 3)
                           7,015           4.  19 years and over
                             429           9.  DK or refused
                         110,303       Blank.  No or unknown hearing problem
                                               or under 3 years of age

  343                    119,631       BLANK

  344       Recode                     SUPPLEMENT AND CONDITION RECORDS (CR)
                                       HEARING PROBLEM (HP)

                           8,752           1.  Supplement indicates HP and
                                               CR indicates HP
                             592           2.  Supplement indicates HP, CR
                                               does not indicate HP
                         106,702           3.  No HP indicated on either
                           1,100           4.  No HP indicated on supplement,
                                               but CR indicates HP
                           2,485           5.  Supplement is unknown, CR
                                               indicates no HP

  345       4a                         RINGING OR NOISES IN EARS IN PAST
                                       12 MONTHS

                           8,886           1.  Yes
                         100,708           2.  No
                          10,021           9.  DK or refused
                              16       Blank.  Under 3 years of age

  346       4b                         HOW OFTEN HEAR RINGING OR NOISES

                           2,320           1.  All the time
                           1,534           2.  Every few days
                           4,838           3.  Less often
                             194           9.  DK or refused
                         110,745       Blank.  No or unknown Tinnitus,
                                               or under 3 years of age

 Tape Positions 347-352

   Tape
 Locations  Item No.      Frequency            Items and Codes
 __________________________________________________________________________

  347       4c                         HOW MUCH RINGING OR NOISES BOTHER YOU

                           1,903           1.  Quite a bit
                           4,237           2.  Just a little
                           2,574           3.  Not at all
                             172           9.  DK or refused
                         110,745       Blank.  No or unknown Tinnitus, or
                                               under 3 years of age

 348-349    4d                         AGE WHEN RINGING OR NOISES BEGAN

                           7,430       00-98.  Birth to 98 years of age
                           1,456          99.  DK or refused
                         110,745       Blank.  No or unknown Tinitus or under
                                               3 years of age

  350       N3 (a)                     RESPONDENT ITEM N3

                          28,404           0.  Under 17
                          54,357           1.  Present for all questions
                           2,651           2.  Present for some questions
                          28,523           3.  Not present
                           5,696           9.  Unknown

 351-352    N3 (b)                     PERSON NUMBER OF RESPONDENT

                         114,037       01-28.  Person number
                              84          97.  Non-household number
                              72          98.  Active Duty military
                           5,438          99.  Unknown


APPENDICES

 Appendix B - Industry Recodes Outline

 Agriculture
  Recodes
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Industry Title            SIC Code*
  80-81  82-83 (Chrs. 77-79)

    01    01   010-011,020-021   AGRICULTURE                 01-02,07,078
 *Standard Industrial Classification

 Forestry and Fisheries

  Recodes
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Industry Title            SIC Code*
  80-81  82-83 (Chrs. 77-79)

    02    01   030-031           FORESTRY AND FISHERIES      08-09
 *Standard Industrial Classification

 Mining

  Recodes
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Industry Title            SIC Code*
  80-81  82-83 (Chrs. 77-79)

    10    02   040-042,050       MINING                      10-14
 *Standard Industrial Classification

 Construction

  Recodes
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Industry Title            SIC Code*
  80-81  82-83 (Chrs. 77-79)

    20    03   060               CONSTRUCTION                15-17
 *Standard Industrial Classification

 Manufacturing

  Recodes
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Industry Title            SIC Code*
  80-81  82-83 (Chrs. 77-79)

  (30-34,
   40-46) (04)        -           MANUFACTURING:

  (30-34)                         NONDURABLE GOODS

    30    04   100-102,110-112,  Food and kindred products  201-209
               120-122

    31    04   132,140-142,      Textile mill and finished  221-229,231-239
               150-152           textile products

    32    04   171-172           Printing, publishing and   271-279
                                 allied industries

    33    04   180-182,190-192   Chemicals and allied       281-287,289
                                 products

    34    04   130,160-162,      Other nondurable goods     21,261-266,291,295,
               200-201,210-212,                             299,301-304,306-
                                                            307,311,313-317,
               220-222                                      319

  (40-46)                         DURABLE GOODS

    40    04   230-232,241-242   Furniture, lumber and wood

    41    04   270-272,280       Primary metal industries  331-332,334,3331-
                                                           3334,3339,3351,3353-
                                                           3357,3361-3362,3369,
                                                           339

    42    04   281-282,290-292,  Fabricated metal          341-349
               300               industries, including
                                 ordnance

    43    04   310-312,320-322,  Machinery, except         351-359
               331-332           electrical

    44    04   340-342,350       Electrical machinery,     361-367,369
                                 equipment and supplies

    45    04   351-352,360-362,  Transportation equipment  371-376,379
               370

    46    04   250-252,261-262,  Other and not specified   321-329,381-387,394
               301,371-372,      durable goods
               380-382,390-392
 *Standard Industrial Classification

 Transportation, Communications and Other Public Utilities

  Recodes
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Industry Title            SIC Code*
  80-81  82-83 (Chrs. 77-79)

 (50-54) (05)        -           TRANSPORTATION, COMMUNICATIONS
                                 AND OTHER PUBLIC UTILITIES

    50    05   400               Railroads                   40

    51    05   410-411           Trucking service and        421-423
                                 warehousing

    52    05   401-402,412,      Other transportation        41,43-47
               420-422,432

    53    05   440-442           Communications              481-483,489

    54    05   460-462,470-472   Utilities and sanitary      491-497
 *Standard Industrial Classification

 Wholesale Trade

     Recodes
 -----------------
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Industry Title            SIC Code*
  80-81  82-83 (Chrs. 77-79)

  60    06   500-502,510-512,  WHOLESALE TRADE             501-508,5093,5094,
             521-522,530-532,                              5099,511-518,5191,
             540-542,550-552,                              5194,5198,5199
             560-562,571
 *Standard Industrial Classification

 Retail Trade

  Recodes
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Industry Title            SIC Code*
  80-81  82-83 (Chrs. 77-79)

 (61-65)  (07)       -           RETAIL TRADE

  61    07   591-592,600       General merchandise stores  531,533,539

  62    07   601-602,610-611   Food, bakery and dairy      541-546,549
                               stores

  63    07   612,620-622       Automotive dealers and      551-557,559
                               gasoline stations

  64    07   641               Eating and drinking places  58

  65    07   580-582,590,      Other and not specified     521,523,525-527,56,
             630-632,640,642,  retail trade                571-573,591-593,
             650-652,660-662,                              5941-5949,5961-5963,
             670-672,681-682,                              598,5992-5994,5999
             691
 *Standard Industrial Classification

 Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate

  Recodes
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Industry Title            SIC Code*
  80-81  82-83 (Chrs. 77-79)

 (70-71) (08)        -           FINANCE, INSURANCE, AND REAL
                                 ESTATE

  70    08   700-702           Banking and credit          60-61
                               agencies

  71    08   710-712           Insurance, real estate,     62-67
                               and other finance
 *Standard Industrial Classification

 Services

     Recodes
 -----------------
  No. 1   No. 2
  Chrs.   Chrs.  Detail Code              Industry Title           SIC Code*
  80-81   82-83 (Chrs. 77-79)

 (75-85) (09-12)     -           SERVICES:

 (75-76)   (09)                  BUSINESS AND REPAIR SERVICES

  75    09   721-722,730-732,  Business services           731-737,7391-7397,
             740-742,750                                   7399,751,752,754

  76    09   751-752,760       Repair services             753,762-764,7692,
                                                             7694,7699

 (77-78)   (10)      -           PERSONAL SERVICES

  77    10   761               Private households          88

  78    10   762,770-772,      Other personal services     701-704,721-726,729
             780-782,790-791

  79    11   800-802           ENTERTAINMENT AND           78,791-794,799
                               RECREATION SERVICES

 (80-85)   (12)     -            PROFESSIONAL AND RELATED
                                 SERVICES

  80    12   831               Hospitals                   806

  81    12   812,820-822,830,  Health services, except     801-803,8041-8042,
             832,840           hospitals                   8049,805,807-809

  82    12   842,850           Elementary and secondary    821-822
                               schools and colleges

  83    12   851-852,860       Other educational services  823-824,829

  84    12   861-862,870-872,  Social services, religious  832-833,835-836,
             880-881           and membership              839,84,861-866,869
                               organizations

  85    12   841,882,890-892   Legal, engineering and      81,891-893,899
                               other professional services
 *Standard Industrial Classification

 Public Administration

    Recodes
 ----------------
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Industry Title            SIC Code*
  80-81  82-83 (Chrs. 77-79)

    90    13   900-901,910,      PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION       911-913,919,
                                                             92-97,921-922,
                                                             930-932
 *Standard Industrial Classification

 Unknown Industry

  Recodes
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Industry Title            SIC Code*
  80-81  82-83 (Chrs. 77-79)

    95    14   990 and all       UNKNOWN INDUSTRY                    -
               other codes
               except 996
 *Standard Industrial Classification

 New Worker

  Recodes
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Industry Title            SIC Code*
  80-81  82-83 (Chrs. 77-79)

    96    14   996               NEW WORKER
 *Standard Industrial Classification

 Not in Labor Force

  Recodes
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Industry Title            SIC Code*
  80-81  82-83 (Chrs. 77-79)

    97    15   Not applicable    NOT IN LABOR FORCE - codes Blank
                                 and 8 in current activity recode
                                 (loc. 75) (Under 18 or 18+ and
                                 not in Labor Force).
 *Standard Industrial Classification

 Armed Forces

  Recodes
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Industry Title            SIC Code*
  80-81  82-83 (Chrs. 77-79)

    98    16   942               ARMED FORCES (excludes Reserves
                                 and National Guard)
 *Standard Industrial Classification


 Appendix B - Industry Recode Titles

                                                             Recode No. 1
     Code                             Titles                 Inclusions
 __________________________________________________________________________
    01    AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHERIES                01,02

    02    MINING                                             10

    03    CONSTRUCTION                                       20

    04    MANUFACTURING                                      30-34, 40-46

    05    TRANSPORTATION, COMMUNICATIONS AND OTHER PUBLIC    50-54
          UTILITIES

    06    WHOLESALE TRADE                                    60

    07    RETAIL TRADE                                       61-65

    08    FINANCE, INSURANCE, AND REAL ESTATE                70-71

    09    BUSINESS AND REPAIR SERVICES                       75-76

    10    PERSONAL SERVICES                                  77-78

    11    ENTERTAINMENT AND RECREATION SERVICES              79

    12    PROFESSIONAL AND RELATED SERVICES                  80-85

    13    PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION                              90

    14    UNKNOWN (includes new workers)                     95-96

    15    NOT IN LABOR FORCE                                 97

    16    ARMED FORCES                                       98


 Appendix C - Occupation Recode Outline

 Executive, Administrative, and Managerial Occupations

     Recodes
 -----------------
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Occupation Title          SOC Code*
  87-88  89-90  (Chrs. 84-86)

 (01-03) (01)       -            EXECUTIVE, ADMINISTRATIVE,             -
                                 AND MANAGERIAL OCCUPATIONS

    01    01   003-006           Officials and administrators,  111-113
                                 public administration

    02    01   007-009,013-019   Managers and administrators,   121-128,132-
                                 except public administration

    03    01   023-029,033-037   Management related occupations 1412,1414-1415,
                                                                1419,142-143,
                                                                1442-1443,1449,
                                                                145,1472-1473,14
 *Standard Occupational Classification.

 Professional Specialty Occupations

     Recodes
 -----------------
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Occupation Title          SOC Code*
  87-88  89-90  (Chrs. 84-86)

 (04-11) (02)       -            PROFESSIONAL SPECIALTY                 -
                                 OCCUPATIONS

    04    02   044-049,053-059   Engineers                      1622-1628,1632-
                                                                1637,1639

    05    02   043,063           Architects and surveyors       161,164

    06    02   064-069,073-079   Natural mathematical and       171-172,1732-
               083               computer scientists            1733,1739,1842-
                                                                1843,1845-1847,
                                                                1849,1852-1855

    07    02   084-089           Health diagnosing occupations  27,261-262,281,
                                                                283,289

    08    02   095-099,103-106   Health assessment and          29,301-302,3031-
                                 treating occupations           3034,3039,304,

    09    02   113-119,123-129,  Teachers, librarians and       2212-2218,2222-
               133-139,143-149   counselors                     2228,2231-2238,
               153-159,163-165                                  2242-2247,2249,
                                                                231-233,235,236,
                                                                239,24,251,252

    10    02   183-189,193-195,  Writers, artists,              34,321-329,331-
               197-199           entertainers and athletes      333,398

    11    02   166-169,173-179   Other professional specialty   1912-1916,1919,
                                 occupations                    192,2032-2033,
                                                                2042,2049,211-21
 *Standard Occupational Classification.

 Technicians and Related Support Occupations

     Recodes
 -----------------
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Occupation Title       SOC Code*
  87-88  89-90  (Chrs. 84-86)

 (12-13) (03)       -            TECHNICIANS AND RELATED                -
                                 SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS

    12    03   203-208           Health technologists and       362-366,369
                                 technicians

    13    03   213-218,223-229,  Technologists, technicians     3711-3713,3719,
               233-235           except health                  372-373,382,
                                                                3831-3833,384,38
                                                                392-393,396,
                                                                3971-3972,3974,
                                                                399,825
 *Standard Occupational Classification.

 Sales Occupations

     Recodes
 -----------------
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Occupation Title          SOC Code*
  87-88  89-90  (Chrs. 84-86)

 (14-16) (04)       -            SALES OCCUPATIONS                      -

    14    04   243               Supervisors and proprietors    40

    15    04   253-259           Sales representatives,         4122-4124,4152
                                 commodities and finance        -4153,421,423-
                                                                424,
    16    04   263-269,274-278,  Other sales                    4342-4348,4351
               283-285                                          -4354,4356,
                                                                4359,4362-4367
                                                                ,4369,444-447
                                                                ,449
 *Standard Occupational Classification.

 Administrative Support Occupations, Including Clerical

     Recodes
 -----------------
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Occupation Title          SOC Code*
  87-88  89-90  (Chrs. 84-86)

 (17-21) (05)       -            ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT                -
                                 OCCUPATIONS, INCLUDING CLERICAL

    17    05   308-309           Computer equipment operators   4612-4613

    18    05   313-315           Secretaries, stenographers     4622-4624
                                 and typists

    19    05   337-339,343-344   Financial records processing   4712-4713,4715-
                                 occupations                    4716,4718

    20    05   354-357           Mail and message distributing  4742-4745

    21    05   303-307,316-319,  Other administrative support   4511-4519,4521-
               323,325-329,                                     4529,463,4642-
               335-336,345-349,                                 4645,4649,4662-
               353,359,363-366,                                 4664,4692,4694,
               368-369,373-379,                                 4696,4699,4722-
               383-387,389                                      4723,4729,4732-
                                                                4733,4739,4751-
                                                                4759,4782-4784,
                                                                4786-4787,4791-
                                                                4795,4799
 *Standard Occupational Classification.

 Private Household Occupations

     Recodes
 -----------------
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Occupation Title       SOC Code*
  87-88  89-90  (Chrs. 84-86)

    22    06   403-407           PRIVATE HOUSEHOLD OCCUPATIONS  502-507,509
 *Standard Occupational Classification.

 Protective Service Occupations

     Recodes
 -----------------
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Occupation Title          SOC Code*
  87-88  89-90  (Chrs. 84-86)

 (23-24) (07)       -            PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS

    23    07   413-414,416-418,  Police and firefighters        5111-5112,5122-
               423-424                                          5123,5132-5134

    24    07   415,425-427       Other protective service       5113,5142,5144,
                                 occupations                    5149
 *Standard Occupational Classification.

 Service Occupations, Except Protective and Household

     Recodes
 -----------------
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Occupation Title          SOC Code*
  87-88  89-90  (Chrs. 84-86)

 (25-28) (08)       -            SERVICE OCCUPATIONS, EXCEPT
                                 PROTECTIVE AND HOUSEHOLD

    25    08   433-439,443-444   Food service                   5211-5219

    26    08   445-447           Health service                 5232-5233,5236

    27    08   448-449,453-455   Cleaning and building service  5241-5242,5244-
                                                                5246,5249

    28    08   456-459,463-469   Personal service               5251-5258,5262-
                                                                5264,5269
 *Standard Occupational Classification.

 Farming, Forestry and Fishing Occupations

     Recodes
 -----------------
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Occupation Title          SOC Code*
  87-88  89-90  (Chrs. 84-86)

 (29-31) (09)       -            FARMING, FORESTRY AND FISHING
                                 OCCUPATIONS

    29    09   473-476           Farm operators and managers    5512-5515,5522-
                                                                5525

    30    09   477,479,483-489   Farm workers and other         5611-5619,5621-
                                 agricultural workers           5622,5624-5625,
                                                                5627

    31    09   494-499           Forestry and fishing           571-573,579,
                                 occupations                    583-584,8241(pt.
 *Standard Occupational Classification.

 Precision Production, Craft and Repair Occupations

     Recodes
 -----------------
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Occupation Title       SOC Code*
  87-88  89-90  (Chrs. 84-86)

 (32-34) (10)       -            PRECISION PRODUCTION, CRAFT
                                 AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS

    32    10   503,505-509,      Mechanics and repairers        60,6111-6118,
               514-519,523,                                     613-614,6151-
               525-527,529                                      6159,616,6171-
               533-536,538-539,                                 6179
               543-544,547,549

    33    10   553-558,563-567,  Construction and extractive    6311-6316,6318,
               569,573,575-577,  trades                         632,6412-6414,
               579,583-585,                                     6422,6424,6432-
               587-589,593-599,                                 6433,6442-6444,
               613-617                                          645,6462-6468,
                                                                6472,6476,6479,
                                                                652-654,656

    34    10   633-637,639,      Precision production           67,71,6811-6814,
               643-647,649,      occupations                    6816-6817,6821-
               653-659,666-669,                                 6824,6829,6831-
               673-679,683-684,                                 6832,6835,6839,
               686-689,693-696,                                 6844,6852-6854,
               699                                              6856,6859,6861-
                                                                6862,6864-6867,
                                                                6869,6871-6873,
                                                                6879,6881-6882,
                                                                691-696,7447,
                                                                7668,7677,7752,
                                                                828
 *Standard Occupational Classification

 Operators, Fabricators and Laborers

     Recodes
 -----------------
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Occupation Title       SOC Code*
  87-88  89-90  (Chrs. 84-86)
                                 OPERATORS, FABRICATORS AND LABORERS
 *Standard Occupational Classification.

 Machine Operators, Assemblers and Inspectors

     Recodes
 -----------------
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Occupation Title          SOC Code*
  87-88  89-90  (Chrs. 84-86)

 (35-36) (11)                    MACHINE OPERATORS, ASSEMBLERS
                                 AND INSPECTORS

    35    11   703-709,713-715,  Machine operators and        6841-6842,6849,
               717,719,723-729,  tenderers,except precision   6855,6863,6868,
               733-739,743-745,                               7312-7319,7322,
               747-749,753-759,                               7324,7326,7329,
               763-766,768-769,                               7339,7342-7344,
               773-774,777,779                                7349,7431-7435,
                                                              7439,7443-7444,
                                                              7449,7451-7452,
                                                              7459,7462-7463,
                                                              7467,7472,7474,
                                                              7476-7478,
                                                              7479(pt.),7512-
                                                              7519,7522,7529,
                                                              7539,7542-7544,
                                                              7549,7631-7636,
                                                              7639,7642-7644,
                                                              7649,7651-7652,
                                                              7654-7659,7661-
                                                              7667,7669,7671-
                                                              7676,7677(pt.),
                                                              7678-7679

    36    11   783-787,789,      Fabricators, assemblers,     7332-7333,7532-
               793-799           inspectors and samplers      7533,7714,7717,
                                                              772,774,7753-
                                                              7759,782-785,787
 *Standard Occupational Classification.

 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations

     Recodes
 -----------------
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Occupation Title          SOC Code*
  87-88  89-90  (Chrs. 84-86)

 (37-39) (12)       -            TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL
                                 MOVING OCCUPATIONS

    37    12   803-806,808-809,  Motor vehicle operators        8111,8212-8216,
               813-814                                          8218-8219,874

    38    12   823-826,828-829,  Other transportation, except   8113,8232-8233,
               833-834           motor vehicles                 8239,8241(pt.),
                                                                8242-8245

    39    12   843-845,848-849,  Material moving equipment      812,8312-8319
               853,855-856,859   operators
 *Standard Occupational Classification

 Handlers, Equipment Cleaners, Helpers and Laborers

     Recodes
 -----------------
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Occupation Title       SOC Code*
  87-88  89-90  (Chrs. 84-86)

 (40-41) (13)                    HANDLERS, EQUIPMENT CLEANERS,
                                 HELPERS AND LABORERS

    40    13   869               Construction laborers          871

    41    13   863-867,873,      Freight, stock and material    85,861-863,
               875-878,883,885,  handlers                       8641-8646,
               887-889                                          8648,865,
                                                                8722-8726,873,
                                                                875,8761,8769
 *Standard Occupational Classification.

 Unknown Occupation

     Recodes
 -----------------
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Occupation Title          SOC Code*
  87-88  89-90  (Chrs. 84-86)

    95    14   999 and all       UNKNOWN OCCUPATION
               other codes
               except 990
 *Standard Occupational Classification.

 New Worker

     Recodes
 -----------------
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Occupation Title          SOC Code*
  87-88  89-90  (Chrs. 84-86)

    96    14   990               NEW WORKER
 *Standard Occupational Classification.

 Not in Labor Force

     Recodes
 -----------------
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Occupation Title          SOC Code*
  87-88  89-90  (Chrs. 84-86)

    97    15   Not applicable    NOT IN LABOR FORCE - codes Blank
                                 and 8 in current activity recode
                                 (Loc. 75).  (Under 18 or 18+
                                 and Not in Labor Force)
 *Standard Occupational Classification.

 Military

     Recodes
 -----------------
  No. 1  No. 2
  Chrs.  Chrs.  Detail Code              Occupation Title          SOC Code*
  87-88  89-90  (Chrs. 84-86)

    98    16   905               MILITARY
 *Standard Occupational Classification


 Appendix C - Occupation Recode Titles

                                                                Recode No.  1
    Code                             Titles                     Inclusions
 __________________________________________________________________________
            MANAGERIAL AND PROFESSIONAL SPECIALTY OCCUPATIONS

    01    EXECUTIVE, ADMINISTRATIVE AND MANAGERIAL OCCUPATIONS     01-03

    02    PROFESSIONAL SPECIALTY OCCUPATIONS                       04-11

              TECHNICAL, SALES AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT
                            OCCUPATIONS

    03    TECHNICIANS AND RELATED SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS              12-13

    04    SALES OCCUPATIONS                                        14-16

    05    ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS, INCLUDING            17-21
          CLERICAL

                         SERVICE OCCUPATIONS

    06    PRIVATE HOUSEHOLD OCCUPATIONS                            22

    07    PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS                           23-24

    08    SERVICE OCCUPATIONS, EXCEPT PROTECTIVE AND               25-28
          HOUSEHOLD

    09    FARMING, FORESTRY AND FISHING OCCUPATIONS                29-31

    10    PRECISION PRODUCTION, CRAFT AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS       32-34

                  OPERATORS, FABRICATORS AND LABORERS

    11    MACHINE OPERATORS, ASSEMBLERS AND INSPECTORS             35-36

    12    TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS           37-39

    13    HANDLERS, EQUIPMENT CLEANERS, HELPERS AND LABORERS       40-41

    14    UNKNOWN OCCUPATION (includes New Workers)                95-96

    15    NOT IN LABOR FORCE                                       97

    16    MILITARY                                                 98




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