Dataset: The Health of Houston Survey 2018

Variable unempm_cat: Months being unemployed last year, categories [S]

Literal Question

EMP_9A. In the last year, for how long were you unemployed and looking for work?

Descriptive Text

The universe for this variable includes all adult respondents age 18 and older who, during last week, were working at a job, or were on vacation, temporarily out of work, layoff or strike, family or medical leave, or off season, AND unemployed at some point in the last year.

Values Categories N NW
1 Less than 1 month 63 50,776.0
2 1-3 months 239 176,188.8
3 4-6 months 134 86,373.0
4 7-12 months 79 50,172.9
-8 Not in universe 6695 4,232,530.6

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 515 363510.699
Missing cases 6695 4232530.62
Standard deviation 0.894 0.889
This variable is numeric


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