EDUCATIONAL STATUS  
VARIABLE GROUP EDU
VARIABLES
 VariableDescription
Codes SchoolStatSchool status
Codes EduLevelWhat is the highest grade or level of school the participant/subject has completed or the highest degree obtained?
Codes EduYearsYears of education


DEFINITION

Educational status

NOTE

Among persons whose education was completed at or before 12th grade, 'highest grade' and 'Years of education' will be the same number; for persons whose education was completed with 'some college' or more, years of education informs the total number of years completed in relation to those higher degrees (i.e., Associates degree, Bachelors degree, Masters degree, MD, DO, PhD, etc.)