RDA PRESTIGE VARIABLES
    1986 1988 1990 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2004
WHO EMPLOYMENT STATUS                  
R Working now R_presnow R_presnow R_presnow R_presnow R_presnow R_presnow R_presnow R_presnow R_presnow
R Unemployed R_prespast         R_prespast R_prespast R_prespast  
R Retired           R_prespast R_prespast R_prespast  
R Disabled           R_prespast R_prespast R_prespast  
R Retired or disabled R_prespast                
R Unemployed, retired or disabled   R_prespast R_prespast R_prespast R_prespast        
R Homemaker/student R_prespast R_prespast R_prespast R_prespast R_prespast R_prespast R_prespast R_prespast  
R Past: unempl/retired/disabled/hmkr/stud                 R_prespast
R STACKED R_pres R_pres R_pres R_pres R_pres R_pres R_pres R_pres R_pres
Head Working now Head_presnow                
Head Unemployed Head_prespast                
Head Retired or disabled Head_prespast                
Head Homemaker/student Head_prespast                
Head STACKED Head_pres                
Spouse Working now   Spouse_presnow Spouse_presnow Spouse_presnow Spouse_presnow **      
Spouse Unemployed, retired or disabled   Spouse_prespast Spouse_prespast Spouse_prespast Spouse_prespast        
Spouse Homemaker/student   Spouse_prespast Spouse_prespast Spouse_prespast Spouse_prespast        
Spouse Past: unempl/retired/disabled/hmkr/stud           **      
Spouse STACKED   Spouse_prespast Spouse_prespast Spouse_pres Spouse_pres Spouse_pres      
                     
    **spouse occupation, prestige 1996: only stacked variable was available, from which past occupation and past prestige
    could be derived (variables Spouse_occ1past, Spouse_prespast), but not current occupation (Spouse_occ1now) or current
    prestige (Spouse_presnow)            
                     
    prestige 1986-1990: yellow background indicates prestige score available although not mentioned in release codebook