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1995 AHEAD Core (Final Release, Version 2.0):
Expanded Code Frames for Helper Variables in A95E_R Collapsed

April 2, 2004

In prior releases, the OPN values used for certain questions about helpers which appear in the respondent-level file, A95E_R, were different than the OPN values in the Helper file, A95E_HP or Household-Member/Child files, A95PR_MC, A95CS_MC, A95D_MC and A95J_MC. The variables in the list below which are found in the file A95E_R contained special OPN values to distinguish married/partnered children from un-married/un-partnered children. Values of 997 were used to indicate persons not previously mentioned.

In order to facilitate merging this information, the OPN values for these variables have been recoded to be consistent with the OPN values found in the Helper and Household-Member/Child files.


	Variable                      Number of Changes

	D1961 E83.WHO HELP-11         156
	D1975 E84.WHO HELP-2           70
	D1984 E85.WHO HELP-3           32
	D1988 E86.WHO HELP-4            7
	D1992 E87.WHO HELP-5            6
	D1996 E88.WHO HELP-6            2
	D2000 E89.WHO HELP-7            1
	D2041 E99.IADLS-WHO HELP,1    251
	D2050 E100.IADLS-WHO HELP,2   101
	D2055 E101.IADLS-WHO HELP,3    27
	D2061 E102.IADLS-WHO HELP,4    11
	D2067 E103.IADLS-WHO HELP,5     6
	D2107 E107. MONEY HELP-1      160
	D2121 E108. MONEY HELPER-2     32

The revised codeframe is:


	    002. Spouse of R

	041-055. Other Person Number (resident in 1993)
	061-079. Other Person Number for helper not in Household-Member/Child files
	    100. Employee of facility
	112-126. Other Person Number (non-resident child in 1993)

	    998. DK (don't know); NA (not ascertained)
	    999. RF (refused)

The previous codeframe was:


	    002. Spouse of R
	061-079. Other Person Number for helper not in Household-Member/Child files
	    100. Employee of facility

	For unmarried/un-partnered children
	112-126. Other Person Number
	141-155. Other Person Number equivalent to 041-055 in Household-Member/Child files

	For married/partnered children
	212-226. Other Person Number equivalent to 112-126 in Household-Member/Child files
	241-255. Other Person Number equivalent to 041-055 in Household-Member/Child files

	    997. Other, not on list, equivalent to 061-079
	    998. DK (don't know); NA (not ascertained)
	    999. RF (refused)


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