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Support #215

Recording of deaths to BHPS / US respondents

Added by John MacInnes over 6 years ago. Updated about 4 years ago.

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Closed
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Normal
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Redmine Admin
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Data documentation
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Start date:
10/16/2013
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100%

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Description

Could you point me to anywhere in the documentation that describes how the death of a BHPS/US respondent is handled and recorded in the data. I have found only one very brief mention in each of the technical reports and user guides. Lui and Weale (NIESR DP no 384) were able to estimate mortality functions for BHPS. I'd like to know if this is possible with US. Not only would this be an excellent way of assessing the representativeness of the survey as Lui and Weale did for BHPS, the much larger N's of US could turn it into an excellent resource for looking at the correlates of mortality.

Thanks
JM

History

#1 Updated by Redmine Admin about 6 years ago

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Deaths reported by interviewers are recorded in the annual interview outcome variables, IVFIO and IVFHO (see also the previous post #216). We may link our data to ONS's death register in the future although the process for this is likely to take some time.

#2 Updated by Redmine Admin about 6 years ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Closed
  • % Done changed from 50 to 100

#3 Updated by Gundi Knies about 4 years ago

  • Category set to Data documentation
  • Assignee set to Redmine Admin
  • Target version set to X M

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