Household Task Skills

To learn more about the variables in this section, consult the Guide to the Constructs section on Household Task Skills.

Description Variable Value Value Label Type Explanation
Skill at performing:
Female sex-typed household tasks (H,W)FEMSKL(1-3) 1

2

3

4

A very good job

A pretty good job

An adequate job

Not a good job

interval Mean of: LNDRYA, GROCA, BAKEA, CLEANA, GOUSEA, LUNCHA, WOMENA, DINNRA, BEDA, IRONA, BRKFSTA, DISHA, STRATA, DECORA
Male sex-typed household tasks (H,W)MASSKL(1-3) 1

2

3

4

A very good job

A pretty good job

An adequate job

Not a good job

interval Mean of: INDRAPA, CARA, GARBA, MOWA, WASHA, IMPRVA
Undifferentiated sex-typed household tasks (H,W)UNDSKL(1-3) 1

2

3

4

A very good job

A pretty good job

An adequate job

Not a good job

interval Mean of: PURCA, MENA, GARDNA, ERRNDA, BILLSA, BUDGTA
Child care household tasks (H,W)CHDSKL(1-3) 1

2

3

4

A very good job

A pretty good job

An adequate job

Not a good job

interval Mean of: CLDSKA, BATHEA, CHGDPA, PLAYA, PLANA, SLEEPA, PICKA, DRESSA, QUIETA, FEEDA, KDOUTA, SOOTHA, RULEA, READA, ROTUMA
Skill at performing specific types of tasks/responsibilities
Daily chores (preparing meals, cleaning and straightening house, etc.) (H,W)EVDSKL(1-3) 1

2

3

4

A very good job

A pretty good job

An adequate job

Not a good job

interval Mean of: BVTSTA, LUNCHA, DINNRA, BAKEA, CLEANA, STRAITA, DISHESA, LANDRYA, IRONA, GROCA, SUPPLYA, ERRNDA
Periodic tasks (home improvements, inside repairs, car repairs, etc.) (H,W)PERSKL(1-3) 1

2

3

4

A very good job

A pretty good job

An adequate job

Not a good job

interval Mean of: IMPRVA, INDRPA, CARA, MOWA, WASHA
Financial (Budget, pay bills (H,W)FINSKL(1-3) 1

2

3

4

A very good job

A pretty good job

An adequate job

Not a good job

interval Mean of: BUDGTA, BILLSA

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