Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
IV. Information about the Population
B. Educational characteristics
These questions are asked only of persons seven years old and older.
11. Level of instruction
We understand as regular education, that given in schools, private schools, and universities (public or private) and that given by other institutions that extend equivalent degrees, even if they are of different nature (military schools and institutions, seminaries, technical or vocational schools, agricultural schools, etc.).
Not considered as institutions for regular education: the academies for clothing design and production, short-hand, hair dressing, dancing, etc.
If the enumerated person does not have any passed grade, mark the box, "none".
If he/she studied only in the elementary school, note in the line "elementary", and next to the printed 1, write the last grade passed, in numbers.
The same procedure should be followed for the levels of study. For persons who have done "literacy courses for adults", you should use the following equivalencies:
The secondary education is shown divided according to specialties.
On the line "degrees obtained" you should note all of those obtain by the enumerated person, from regular education institutions or not.
11. What is the last grade or course that you passed in regular educational institutions?
 00 None
 99 Not known
 1 Elementary
 2 Basic [or middle school]
 3 Humanistic Secondary
 4 Commercial Secondary
 5 Teacher's training
 6 University
Degrees obtained (specify) ____
This variable indicates the highest level and grade of education completed by the individual.