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Palestine - Expenditure and Consumption Survey, PECS 1998 (For documentation only)

Total weeks worked (PWEEKTL)
File: Pal_1998_Person
Overview
Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 2
Decimals: 0
Valid cases: 4828 (4787.2)
Invalid: 15285 (15174.8)
Minimum: 0
Maximum: 48
Mean: 38.4 (38.4)
Standard deviation: 15.2 (15.2)
Definition
Number of weeks worked in a year
Universe
Active individuals aged 15+
Source of information
Data Dictionary & Questionnaire/Codebook
Categories
ValueCategoryCasesWeighted
0 336 334 7.0%
4 43 42 0.9%
8 82 81 1.7%
12 106 105 2.2%
16 97 95 2.0%
20 98 98 2.0%
24 208 204 4.3%
28 109 107 2.2%
32 175 173 3.6%
36 194 189 3.9%
40 336 328 6.9%
44 89 87 1.8%
48 2955 2945 61.5%
Sysmiss 15285 15175
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
Imputation and Derivation
Derivation
Original survey variable recoded/renamed (Ref: Data dictionary.pdf)
Others
Notes
GENERAL NOTES
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PWEEKTL provides the number of weeks worked in any job (full- or part-time) during the reference period.
The variable should generally cover the active sample (employed and unemployed).


COUNTRY SPECIFIC NOTES
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Total number of weeks worked (PWEEKTL) was generated using the total number of working months during the last 12 months, available in the roster data, multiplied by 4 to convert to weeks.


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