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New births in understanding society

Added by Emma Tominey over 3 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

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Closed
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Data analysis
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Start date:
06/22/2016
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100%

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I would like to know how many new births there are for the sample, in each wave.

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#1 Updated by Gundi Knies over 3 years ago

  • Category set to Data analysis
  • Assignee set to Emma Tominey
  • Target version set to X M

Hi Emma,
please take a look at table 66 in the Understanding Society Quality Profile. It reports, among other stats, how many women reported to have had a pregancy since the last interview and how many males have reported to have fathered a child since the last interview. The information is collected in the individual response files (_INDRESP). The ennumeration files (_INDALL) furthermore include the variable _NEWMUM and _NEWDAD which assume a value of one if the enumerated person is the biological parent of a new born new entrant to the sample, and the files _NEWBORN include information about new born sample members. Probably best to look at the data so you can compute a newborn indicator using a definition that works for whichever analysis you plan to be doing.
Hope this helps.
Best wishes,
Gundi

#2 Updated by Victoria Nolan over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Feedback
  • % Done changed from 0 to 90
  • Private changed from Yes to No

#3 Updated by Victoria Nolan over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Feedback to Closed
  • % Done changed from 90 to 100

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