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Three Class NS-SEC - jbnssec3_dv

Added by Sait Bayrakdar over 3 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Category:
Derived variables
Target version:
Start date:
03/22/2017
Due date:
% Done:

100%

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Description

Hi,

I try to make use of jbnnsec3_dv variable. According to the value labels, three categories are (1) management & professional, (2) intermediate, and (3) routine & never worked & long-term unemployed. That said, for around 40% of the individuals in each wave, this question is coded as "inapplicable". This sounds a bit weird to me, given that unemployed and inactive individuals are coded as 3.
I went a bit further and checked the code book to see how filters work for this variable. I think, as it is a derived variable, there is no filter information. Then I realise that the value labels in the code book are different from those in the data (i.e. 3=routine).

Can you please let me know what are the correct label values for this question, and also for whom this question is considered as "inapplicable"

Many thanks,

Best, Sait

History

#1 Updated by Gundi Knies over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Feedback
  • Assignee changed from Gundi Knies to Sait Bayrakdar
  • Target version set to X M
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

Dear Sait,
you are right. the label was misleading. The variable is derived from JBNSSEC_DV, which in turn is derived from JBSOC & ES2000, which are both not applicable to the unemployed. Mote, however, that the label has already been corrected. You probably use an older version of the Understanding Society data.
Best wishes,
Gundi

#2 Updated by Victoria Nolan over 3 years ago

  • Private changed from Yes to No

#3 Updated by Sait Bayrakdar over 3 years ago

Thank you very much.

Best, Sait

#4 Updated by Victoria Nolan over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Feedback to Closed

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