44. Read all of the options in order and as soon as you get an affirmative response, make an X in the box
 2 Did not work but had a job
 3 Looked for work and have worked before
(Answers 1, 2, and 3 continue with 45)
 5 Looked for work for the first time
 6 Lived from investments and did not work or look for work
 7 Lived on a pension and did not work or look for work
 7 In school and did not work or look for work
 8 Did domestic work in the home and did not work or look for work
 9 Was without activity
(Answers 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 continue with question 46)
Question No. 44 Condition of activity
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Read the alternatives in order, if the response is negative, do not make any mark in the boxes. If the response is affirmative mark "x" in the corresponding box and follow the instructions you have at the front, in the square, that is to say:
If you marked boxes 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9 and the person that it concerns is a man or woman younger than 15, go to the other person.
If you marked boxes 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9 and the person that it concerns is a man or woman 15 years old or older, go to question 46.
Help the person found the pertinent response, taking into account the following definitions:
If they carried out any activity in the production of goods (food, drugs, clothes, etc.) or services (of education, guarding, etc.) in exchange for income, for a time not shorter than 1 hour (or not less than 15 hours if it is a family helper worker without pay. In this case the duties of "key persons" ["amas de casa"] in a home are not considered jobs.
If they received income from two or more pensioners (persons who pay because they prepare meals for them).
Did not work but had a job. If a person had employment during the week indicated, but was temporarily absent for it for any reason like passing sickness, on leave or with permission, vacations, labor conflict, machines in repair, suspended, etc.
Looked for work for the first time. If a person never has worked before but in the indicated week looked for work for the first time.
Lived from investments and did not work or look for work. If a person did not work or look for work during the indicated week but receives income or investments for their goods (interest, participation in company benefits, lease, renting of land, etc.)
Lived on retirement benefits or pension and did not work or look for work. If a person did not work or look for work during the indicated week but lived on pensions (widow, physical incapacity, etc.) or on retirement benefits (by retirement form work because of becoming a certain age or number of years of service).
Studied and did not work or look for work. If a person, during the indicated week, spent the largest amount of time in any school, secondary school, university, or academy or was dedicated to studying in their own house and were not working or looking for work.
This box also should be marked is a person is dedicated to studying, even if in the indicated week has not studied because of sickness or vacation.
If a person worked and studied they should not be marked in this box, but rather in front of box 1 (worked).
If a person, along with studying, carried out household duties, mark the box corresponding to studied.
Did domestic duties and did not work or look for work. Duties of the home are understood to be the care of children and chores of the dwelling like cooking, washing, cleaning, repairing the dwelling, arranging the gardens of the dwelling, etc. when these duties are not carried out by an employee.
Take into account that persons who do these labors are not necessarily women.
Mark this box if a person, during the indicated week, was dedicated to directing their home or carrying out household duties and did not work or look for work. This box should also be marked if a person is dedicated to the home even if during the indicated week, for temporary reasons (trip, sickness, etc.) did not do this activity.
Take into account that persons who do household duties and non remunerated family workers are different in that family workers work in companies of any family member and not in household duties.
Was without activity. Is a person, during the indicated week, who did not carry out a paid or remunerated job and did not look for work.
Persons who worked without pay (for friendship, for charity, for solidarity, etc.) and persons who, because of permanent disability or old age, now cannot carry out any class of job and do not have an income should be included here.