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From 04/30/2012 to 05/29/2012

05/29/2012

12:00 PM Support #57: urban rural coding issue
Thank you. Please tell me the SN for the special liceence version with full urbanity classification for the US Wave 2... IAN ALCOCK
11:40 AM Support #57 (In Progress): urban rural coding issue
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11:39 AM Support #57: urban rural coding issue
Ian,
The full urban-rural classification is only on the "Special License version":https://www.understandingsociety.a...
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10:49 AM Support #57 (Closed): urban rural coding issue
I am trying to continue analyses I have carried out with the 18 waves of BHPS with the inclusion of the BHPS incorpor... IAN ALCOCK

05/28/2012

11:18 AM Support #53 (In Progress): "Events" variable BHPS
Nicolet,
From the following you can add W11 to the list of waves where Important-Events were collected
https://ww...
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05/27/2012

01:43 PM Support #51 (Closed): a_indinus_xw weight=0
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05/25/2012

07:47 PM Support #51: a_indinus_xw weight=0
Thank you! This makes sense. Sung Park
05:02 PM Support #51: a_indinus_xw weight=0
The proxy weight of 0 in indresp is given to temporary sample members whom we will not follow in the future. These ar... Olena Kaminska
01:47 PM Support #56 (Closed): BHPS Variable problem
I have a problem understanding the data for the BHPS variable on asthma, wHLPRXE, which is available for waves K and ... IAN ALCOCK

05/22/2012

01:16 PM Support #51: a_indinus_xw weight=0
Thank you for your response! I believe when I compare the a_indinus_xw and the a_indpxus_xw weights, proxy respondent... Sung Park
11:34 AM Support #51: a_indinus_xw weight=0
inresp dataset consists of proxy and full respondents. If you are using information available for proxy respondents, ... Olena Kaminska
12:46 PM Support #54: Weights for youth self-completion data
No such weights were developed for the interim release. We are considering to release such weights in the future, alt... Olena Kaminska
10:41 AM Support #54 (Closed): Weights for youth self-completion data
I'm interested in looking at the Youth self-completion (10-15 years old) data across wave 1 and wave 2 (interim rel... Peter Taylor
12:43 PM Support #55: Do weights adjust for non-independence of children within households?
Peter,
Thank you for your question. Weights do not adjust for so-called clustering or nesting within households. T...
Olena Kaminska
10:44 AM Support #55 (Closed): Do weights adjust for non-independence of children within households?
I wanted to know whether the weights provided for the youth self-completion data adjust for the problem of non-indepe... Peter Taylor

05/21/2012

11:44 AM Support #50 (Closed): Comparison to LFS
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11:11 AM Support #50: Comparison to LFS
Thanks, this makes sense. Sung Park
10:14 AM Support #53 (Closed): "Events" variable BHPS
Hello,
For my research on repossessions in the UK mortgage market I am studying the BHPS SN 5151 database.
In the B...
nicolet van Dijke

05/18/2012

02:48 PM Support #50: Comparison to LFS
Sung,
The early findings volume was published in Feb 2011 and the analysis was done in Oct-Nov 2010 using the data...
Peter Lynn
10:36 AM Support #52: Components of weighting variable a_indinus_xw
Sometimes it is indeed a good approach to model nonresponse as part of the model. If you want to do it, please make s... Olena Kaminska
01:00 AM Support #52 (Closed): Components of weighting variable a_indinus_xw
Hello:
I am considering whether to run my regressions with weight a_indinus_xw vs. running my regressions with unwei...
Sung Park

05/16/2012

06:54 AM Support #51 (Closed): a_indinus_xw weight=0
Hello:
I was wondering if you could confirm that that the a_indinus_xw weight variable should contain 3,933 observat...
Sung Park

05/14/2012

09:07 AM Support #44 (Closed): Weighting on a restricted sample (outcome=110)
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09:06 AM Support #45 (In Progress): BHPS year first job
The life event job history module was asked of the GB sample at Wave2, the Scotland and Wales extension samples Wave1... Redmine Admin
08:47 AM Support #43 (Closed): Weighting-related questions
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05/12/2012

01:19 PM Support #45: BHPS year first job
Just to clarify - According to Vol A the LLIFEMST file is only for respondents from Northern Ireland (p.A3-70)?
Hannah Zagel

05/11/2012

07:20 PM Support #43: Weighting-related questions
Thank you! Sung Park

05/10/2012

06:14 PM Support #43: Weighting-related questions
No, you don't need to include a_hidp in addition to a_psu. Households are nested within psu, so controlling for psu w... Olena Kaminska
12:15 PM Support #49 (Closed): "SPONTANEOUS" response category
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12:02 PM Support #49: "SPONTANEOUS" response category
Thanks, Jakob. Sung Park
12:00 PM Support #49 (In Progress): "SPONTANEOUS" response category
Sung,
Yes, SPONTANEOUS is a valid response code, that isn't prompted or printed on showcards, etc.
Jakob
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08:48 AM Support #49 (Closed): "SPONTANEOUS" response category
Hello: I see that for certain questions, in the online documentation, it says "SPONTANEOUS" (for example, variable a_... Sung Park
12:01 PM Support #50: Comparison to LFS
Hi Jakob:
I downloaded the data in Jan 2012, so I think it is the most current version. Using the INDALL file gives m...
Sung Park
11:26 AM Support #50 (In Progress): Comparison to LFS
Sung,
There could be different reasons to why you get slightly different results. The most important is probably ver...
Redmine Admin
10:58 AM Support #50 (Closed): Comparison to LFS
Hello: I am looking at the report "APPENDIX: UNDERSTANDING SOCIETY DESIGN OVERVIEW" which I believe is Chapter 15 of ... Sung Park

05/09/2012

04:19 PM Support #48 (In Progress): Height variable in wave 16 of BHPS
Sarah,
Thanks for raising this coding issue. Values 8 and 9 were for some BHPS variables used as missing value codes...
Redmine Admin
10:02 AM Support #43: Weighting-related questions
Thank you for your help!
One general follow-up question to one of your prior responses that "a_psu_dv, a_strata_d...
Sung Park

05/08/2012

11:57 AM Support #43: Weighting-related questions
Yes, you will need to use the weight for extra five minutes a_ind5mus_xw, simply because by using at least one variab... Olena Kaminska

05/04/2012

10:32 PM Support #43: Weighting-related questions
Thank you so much for your response!
I have one last question: I AM interested in studying ethnic minorities (tho...
Sung Park
08:15 PM Support #48 (Closed): Height variable in wave 16 of BHPS
Dear Support Team,
I have a question about the height variables in wave 16 of the BHPS. The height in inches vari...
Sara Watson

05/03/2012

04:01 PM Support #45: BHPS year first job
Apologies - you need to look at the job history questions asked under "Life Events section":http://www.iser.essex.ac.... Redmine Admin
03:08 PM Support #45: BHPS year first job
Hi Jakob,
Thank you for your message. Can you please confirm that there is no variable containing the YEAR of first j...
Hannah Zagel
02:18 PM Support #40 (Closed): School Code (Schcode)
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01:55 PM Support #40: School Code (Schcode)
Ok, thank you for your help.
Best wishes,
Lorraine
Lorraine Waller

05/02/2012

12:37 PM Support #47 (Closed): BHPS Question
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12:09 PM Support #47: BHPS Question
Many thanks, Jakob -- This urban/rural code should work for my study. I've prepared a request as per the ESDS websit... Scott Le Vine
11:13 AM Support #42 (Closed): Imputation flags on gross income
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10:45 AM Support #42: Imputation flags on gross income
Redmine Admin wrote:
> Mark,
> The flags are are equal to zero when none of the underlying income components are im...
Mark Tomlinson
08:47 AM Support #42 (In Progress): Imputation flags on gross income
Mark,
The flags are are equal to zero when none of the underlying income components are imputed.
Jakob
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09:40 AM Support #46: Review Board
Amy,
The data access is administered by UK Data Archive. Their website has further details on the "End User Licence":...
Redmine Admin

05/01/2012

05:34 PM Support #47 (In Progress): BHPS Question
Scott,
The "BHPS urban-rural classification look-ups":http://www.esds.ac.uk/findingData/bhpsCA.asp are available thr...
Redmine Admin
05:24 PM Support #47 (Closed): BHPS Question
Good afternoon –

I’m writing regarding the BHPS. (specifically years 1998 and 2008)

For my purposes (analys...
Scott Le Vine
04:29 PM Support #45: BHPS year first job
Hannah
The required variables are described under "BHPS Employment History Module":http://www.iser.essex.ac.uk/bhps/...
Redmine Admin
09:42 AM Support #40: School Code (Schcode)
You would in that case need the special license mentioned above. The variable schcode on the general release is simpl... Redmine Admin

04/30/2012

09:11 PM Support #46 (Closed): Review Board
Good day! I am at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. We are applying to our Institutional Review Board for de... Amy Thomas
08:44 PM Support #45: BHPS year first job
Ps: Also, I am using STATA. Hannah Zagel
08:17 PM Support #45 (Closed): BHPS year first job
Dear support team,
I am looking for the best way to derive the information of 'year of first job' in the BHPS. Am I ...
Hannah Zagel
06:36 PM Support #44: Weighting on a restricted sample (outcome=110)
This is a summary of a longer discussion via email. The process has two stages and will require two weights: first st... Olena Kaminska
02:15 PM Support #44 (Closed): Weighting on a restricted sample (outcome=110)
Dear User Support
I am using the Understanding Society data for poverty analysis and would like to ask you if you ...
Rigmor Nielsen
12:12 PM Support #43: Weighting-related questions
Thank you for your questions.
1) you should use analysis weights. These also correct for nonresponse. Design weig...
Olena Kaminska
11:19 AM Support #40: School Code (Schcode)
Hi Jakob,
Thank you for your response.
Unfortunately, the a_schsta variable is not so relevant, because I am in...
Lorraine Waller

04/29/2012

12:39 AM Support #43 (Closed): Weighting-related questions
Hello: I have various weighting-related questions, which I have tried to list by similarity below:
1) What are the...
Sung Park
 

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