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Living Standards Measurement Survey 1996-1997 - Brazil: Economic Activity

The Living Standards Survey – Brazil: Economic Activity measure uses 6-items from the 1996-1997 Brazil Living Standards Survey, which is a multi-purpose household study that covers topics such as education, health, expenditures and inventory of goods. The items in this measure asked respondents questions pertaining to time allocated to employment, community or volunteer work, and household chores. Navigational aspects (i.e. skip-out patterns and next question sequences) have not been included on this page but can be viewed on the original questionnaire located here.

Categories

Geographies Tested: Brazil

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adults

Items:

1. Have you worked during the last 12 months?

Response Options:
Yes - 1
No - 2

2. What was the last month and year you worked?

Response Options:
___ ___ Month
___ ___ Year

3. During the last 30 days, have you done any unremunerated community or volunteer work?

Response Options:
Yes - 1
No - 2

4. How many hours a week?

Response Options:
____ hours

5. During the last 7 days, have you done household chores?

Response Options:
Yes - 1
No - 2

6. How many hours a day?

Response Options:
____ hours

Scoring Procedures

Not Applicable

Original Citation

Brazilian Geographical and Statistical Foundation Institute (IBGE). (1997). Research on Standard Living 1996-1997. http://microdata.worldbank.org/index.php/catalog/277

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