According to our conceptual model, we think of living conditions partly being dependent upon the resources an individual has. Two of an individual's principal resources are his or her education in traditional skills and his or her western education.
TRADEDUC: Sum of traditional skills learned as a child (B19a to B19t).
TRDEDUC2 Grouped values of TRADEDUC 1 '1-7' 2 '8-11' 3 '12-15' 4 '16-20'
B22 Improved on traditional skills since childhood.
EDUCLEV2 Grouped values of B28 and B37 combined - includes category for some high school
EDUCLEV: Grouped values of B28.
NATLANG: Respondent learned Native language as a child.
NATUNSP2 Grouped values of sum of ability to understand and speak Native language.
ENGRDWT1 Grouped values of ability to read and write English.
TECHIE Count of use of 11 technology items.
E15ar to E15sr Estimated values of owned equipment used in domestic production. Note: these values need to be reviewed and refined by someone more knowledgeable than me (Jack).
SUBCAP Sum of values of owned equipment used in domestic production
E16ar to E16sr Estimated values of equipment purchased in last year that is used in domestic production
PSUBCAP Sum of values of equipment purchased in last year that is used in domestic production