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From 07/25/2019 to 08/23/2019

08/22/2019

05:45 PM Support #1229: Equality Act 2010 definition of disability
Two full approval for this magneficent article of yours. I've truly appreciated perusing this article today and I fig... John Wheeler

08/21/2019

02:22 PM Support #1228: Unbalanced panel weight
Louise,
'91' is the zz part of the weight. To choose it correctly please refer to my ealier message.
Generally i...
Olena Kaminska
10:22 AM Support #1230 (Closed): Equality Act 2010 definition of disability
Duplicate issue to issue #1229. Alita Nandi
10:21 AM Support #1229: Equality Act 2010 definition of disability
Hi Onyinye,
Please read the text of the question "disdif" in the questionnaire for Wave 7 to determine if someone ...
Alita Nandi

08/20/2019

05:23 PM Support #1228: Unbalanced panel weight
Hi Olena,
Sorry for bothering you again.
I just found that '91' weight is only applied to those who participa...
Louise Luo
04:48 PM Support #1228: Unbalanced panel weight
Hi Olena,
Thanks for your reply.
I am investigating young people aged 20 to 34 years old in each wave. It is a ...
Louise Luo
12:39 PM Support #1228: Unbalanced panel weight
Louise,
So, I guess you don't care when a perons is 20, in 1991 or 2008 let's say. And I imagine you are doing a l...
Olena Kaminska
03:35 PM Support #1230 (Closed): Equality Act 2010 definition of disability
Hi there,
I would like to conduct some analysis on disabled sample members in USoc as defined by the Equality Act ...
Onyinye Ezeyi
03:34 PM Support #1229 (New): Equality Act 2010 definition of disability
Hi there,
I would like to conduct some analysis on disabled sample members in USoc as defined by the Equality Act ...
Onyinye Ezeyi

08/19/2019

03:16 PM Support #1228: Unbalanced panel weight
Dear Olena,
Many thanks for your help.
Back to your question, the unit of my analysis is individual in England....
Louise Luo
12:06 PM Support #1228: Unbalanced panel weight
Thank you for your question.
Generally you won't go wrong if you use the weight from the last wave in your analys...
Olena Kaminska

08/16/2019

11:04 AM Support #1228 (New): Unbalanced panel weight
Hello. I am working on regression models using fixed effect. It is a longitudinal analysis using all the available da... Louise Luo

08/15/2019

05:37 PM Support #1131: Harmonization of retrospective cohabitation and marital status information
Hi Ashley,
We used the cohabitation and marital history data collated by Pronzato from the BHPS indresp and marita...
Alita Nandi
04:24 PM Support #1131: Harmonization of retrospective cohabitation and marital status information
Dear Alita,
I have a couple of questions regarding "British Household Panel Survey Consolidated Marital, Cohabita...
Ashley Burdett
01:07 PM Support #1227: Family size
Dear Ella,
There does seem to be a mismatch betweeen the data, the questionnaire and the online documentation. The...
Stephanie Auty

08/14/2019

03:54 PM Support #1227 (In Progress): Family size
The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon as we can.
Best wishes,
Und...
Stephanie Auty

08/13/2019

11:38 AM Support #1227 (In Progress): Family size
To whom it may concern,
I am attempting to generate non-household family size variables for both waves three and s...
Ella Moonan-Howard

08/08/2019

10:14 PM Support #1221: Using UKHLS at the quarterly level
Yes, your understanding is correct. But you multiply the weight from wave B by 2 only because in the first place it i... Olena Kaminska
03:50 PM Support #1225 (Feedback): Definition of partially productive interview
Dear Olga,
A partial interview is where someone has completed up to the household finances section, but not finish...
Stephanie Auty
03:47 PM Support #1223: Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) linked dataset release timeline & access
Dear Karen,
I'm afraid we can't give a timescale for availability of this data at the moment.
Our linked datase...
Stephanie Auty

08/07/2019

06:01 PM Support #1225 (In Progress): Definition of partially productive interview
Apologies for the delay in responsing to this question. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will... Stephanie Auty
12:17 PM Support #1205: self-completion weight wave 7
Many thanks for your help and clarification.
Best wishes
Gill
Gill Weston
11:29 AM Support #1205 (Feedback): self-completion weight wave 7
Stephanie Auty
11:33 AM Support #908 (Feedback): Request
Stephanie Auty
11:32 AM Support #1204 (Feedback): UKHLS zero weight in panel data
Stephanie Auty
11:32 AM Support #1212 (Resolved): UKHLS/BHPS Harmonized data set
Stephanie Auty
11:31 AM Support #1208 (Feedback): Identifying step-parent from relationship file
Stephanie Auty
11:31 AM Support #1206 (Feedback): Data linkage to NHS data
Stephanie Auty
11:30 AM Support #1207 (Feedback): Weighting and state benefits
Stephanie Auty
11:28 AM Support #1217 (Feedback): BHPS and UKHLS weights
Stephanie Auty
11:27 AM Support #1223 (In Progress): Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) linked dataset release timeline & access
Apologies for the delay in responsing to this question. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will... Stephanie Auty

08/06/2019

08:13 PM Support #1225 (Feedback): Definition of partially productive interview
Dear Sir or Madam,
I am looking for a definition of a "partially productive interview" used in Understanding Society...
Olga Maslovskaya
10:13 AM Support #596: employment spells
Dear Victoria and Nicole:
I find myself in the same situation as Pilar. I would like to construct a panel data wit...
Pietro Biroli

08/01/2019

05:36 PM Support #1216: Buckner's Neighbourhood Cohesion Instrument & Neighbourhood Social Cohesion
Hi Celine,
I have not done any research on differences in these two constructs. Some thoughts:
Both instruments...
Gundi Knies
03:57 PM Support #1216: Buckner's Neighbourhood Cohesion Instrument & Neighbourhood Social Cohesion
Hi Gundi,
Thank you for getting back to me.
I was hoping that you'd be able to let me know the difference betw...
Celine Teo
09:55 AM Support #1218: job change since the previous survey
Hi Dan,
I am attaching the employment annual events history questionnaire routing (two versions) that my colleague...
Alita Nandi

07/31/2019

03:58 PM Support #1221: Using UKHLS at the quarterly level
Olena Kaminska wrote:
> Tom,
>
> Let's change the number to 800 in 2009 and 400 in 2010 after attrition (1000 eac...
Tom Waters
02:48 PM Support #1221: Using UKHLS at the quarterly level
Tom,
Let's change the number to 800 in 2009 and 400 in 2010 after attrition (1000 each before). In this situation ...
Olena Kaminska
02:13 PM Support #1221: Using UKHLS at the quarterly level
Dear Olena,
Thank you for your prompt response. I am still thinking about the other points, but I had one immediat...
Tom Waters
01:28 PM Support #1221: Using UKHLS at the quarterly level
Tom,
Thank you for your question. Here is the note that we are preparing to answer your question (see below). It s...
Olena Kaminska
11:58 AM Support #1221 (In Progress): Using UKHLS at the quarterly level
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Alita Nandi
11:33 AM Support #1221 (In Progress): Using UKHLS at the quarterly level
Hi,
I am trying to look at various outcomes by quarter in a dataset which pools multiple UKHLS waves together with...
Tom Waters
03:46 PM Support #1222 (In Progress): Self-reported employer size variable (jbsize)
Hi Karen,
When you compared the "proportion of individuals in the smaller companies (those with less than 50 emplo...
Alita Nandi
03:09 PM Support #1222 (In Progress): Self-reported employer size variable (jbsize)
Hi,
I'm running analyses using the above variable in Understanding Society (US). However, I am seeing discrepancies...
Karen Arulsamy
03:26 PM Support #1220: Loneliness
Hi Sofi,
Our Questionnaire Team have clarified that we used the response options that ELSA used for the UCLA 3-ite...
Alita Nandi
03:21 PM Support #1223 (In Progress): Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) linked dataset release timeline & access
Hi,
Can I check when the above dataset (as mentioned here https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/link...
Karen Arulsamy

07/30/2019

09:21 AM Support #1220: Loneliness
Hi Sofi,
I have passed on your query to the questionnaire team. I will get back to you as soon as I hear from them...
Alita Nandi
09:20 AM Support #1218: job change since the previous survey
Hi Dan,
The best way to understand question routing is to look at the questionnaire.
https://www.understandingso...
Alita Nandi

07/29/2019

03:23 PM Support #1216: Buckner's Neighbourhood Cohesion Instrument & Neighbourhood Social Cohesion
Hi Celine,
there is a typo in the variable note -- the attraction subscale in Buckner's instrument only has 3 compon...
Gundi Knies
10:35 AM Support #1217: BHPS and UKHLS weights
Dear Nurfatima,
You shouldn't use design weights on their own - they are provided for advanced users who want to c...
Olena Kaminska
09:38 AM Support #1220: Loneliness
Dear Alita,
On the UCLA measure the response options are 'hardly ever', 'some of the time' and 'often', but the do...
Sofi Nickson
09:36 AM Support #1218: job change since the previous survey
Thanks for this helpful reply Alita. I've got a couple of follow-up questions, if that's ok.
Firstly, I'm finding ...
Daniel Tomlinson

07/26/2019

03:40 PM Support #1220 (In Progress): Loneliness
Dear Sofi,
Response from our Questionnaire Team: We didn’t choose the response options. These come from a recognis...
Alita Nandi
02:15 PM Support #1220 (In Progress): Loneliness
Is there any documentation on why the response options for loneliness questions are 'hardly ever or never' as opposed... Sofi Nickson

07/25/2019

01:25 PM Support #908 (In Progress): Request
You were interested in the partnership history files that we were preparing. We have recently deposited the "Understa... Alita Nandi
 

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