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From 01/08/2013 to 02/06/2013

02/06/2013

05:00 PM Support #122: Data Availability
Please have a look at the "long term content plan":https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/system/uploads/assets/000/0... Redmine Admin
03:21 PM Support #122 (Closed): Data Availability
Dear Data Support,
I write with respect to the data on environmental behaviour in British households. I noticed that...
Gionata Castaldi
04:54 PM Support #118: total gross income variables
1) Please see the user guide section on incomes and imputation.
2) No.
3) More or less. At BHPS both monthly and ye...
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04:48 PM Support #117 (In Progress): Car use Qs in BHPS
Unfortunately, we have to agree with you that the question (1) about who has/has not got a license is less clear from... Redmine Admin
01:59 PM Support #121 (Closed): Information Treatment-IP Wave 5
Hello,
I was wondering how one should interpret the variables e_earninfo, e_pearninfo, and e_pearnemail? My inter...
Samuel Kapon

02/05/2013

04:19 PM Support #119 (In Progress): Large values on alcohol consumption variables
Kareena,
The variable comes from a paper self-completion "qustionnaire":https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/docum...
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04:12 PM Support #110: Fieldwork dates for wave 1 of BHPS
Dear Jakob,
Thanks very much for your response. Ideally I would need the exact date but I guess the latest interview...
Sergio Salis

02/01/2013

02:32 PM Support #120 (Closed): IP Wave 5-Egoalt Dataset
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02:28 PM Support #120: IP Wave 5-Egoalt Dataset
I understand, thank you very much.
Sam
Samuel Kapon
12:42 PM Support #120: IP Wave 5-Egoalt Dataset
At this stage, it would be advisable to make some checks against the earlier released waves.
Jakob
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12:26 PM Support #120: IP Wave 5-Egoalt Dataset
Ah I see, so would it be relatively unsafe to rely on this EGOALT relationship data at this point? Samuel Kapon
12:17 PM Support #120 (In Progress): IP Wave 5-Egoalt Dataset
Sam,
We have processes to clean and correct the file before a release. As you can see for IP1-4 and M1-2, this work ...
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11:56 AM Support #120 (Closed): IP Wave 5-Egoalt Dataset
Hello, I was just wondering whether or not the EGOALT dataset for the IP Wave 5 data is the most complete set of rela... Samuel Kapon
01:01 PM Support #115: Highest qualification variable
Hi Rachel,
_hiqual_dv uses information fed forward from the previous wave(s). When you compare the highest qualifica...
Gundi Knies

01/31/2013

03:52 PM Support #119 (Closed): Large values on alcohol consumption variables
I have a query about the self-report values for alcohol consumption on heaviest drinking day in the self-report adult... Kareena McAloney
03:49 PM Support #118 (Closed): total gross income variables
Hi - I have a few questions about the derived total gross income variables provided with the USoc data:
1) From wh...
Robert de Vries
02:30 PM Support #114 (Closed): definition of school codes
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02:29 PM Support #114: definition of school codes
Hi Jakob,
Actually I had seen the filter in the questionnaire, and for some reason I misinterpreted it. Sorry for th...
Carolina Zuccotti
12:32 PM Support #114: definition of school codes
1) Please look at universe for each item in the "questionnaire":https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/... Redmine Admin
01:23 PM Support #117 (Closed): Car use Qs in BHPS
Hi --
Questions about the BHPS driving-licence-holding (xDRIVER) and access-to-car/van (xCARUSE) variables.
1)...
Scott Le Vine
12:21 PM Support #112 (Closed): Most Recent Wave Questions - Parental Educational Expectations
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12:10 PM Support #112: Most Recent Wave Questions - Parental Educational Expectations
I see, thank you very much!
Sam
Samuel Kapon
08:55 AM Support #112: Most Recent Wave Questions - Parental Educational Expectations
Yes, variables defined in the "questionnaire documentation":https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/inno... Redmine Admin
12:20 PM Support #110 (Closed): Fieldwork dates for wave 1 of BHPS
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01/30/2013

09:31 PM Support #112: Most Recent Wave Questions - Parental Educational Expectations
Ok, so then does this hold true for the relationship variables, e_pr, in the e_person dataset as well (i.e. the HHGRI... Samuel Kapon

01/29/2013

04:31 PM Support #116 (In Progress): height and weight data
Adam,
Self-reported height/weight have so far only been collected at Wave 01.
Later this year we are planning to re...
Redmine Admin
11:54 AM Support #116 (Closed): height and weight data
Hi there,
I would like to access height and weight data in BHPS and Understanding Society. I can find the data in B...
Adam Martin
01:37 PM Support #112: Most Recent Wave Questions - Parental Educational Expectations
The demographic variables on HHGRID take precedence over variables found in other files.
Jakob
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09:04 AM Support #115: Highest qualification variable
Hi Jakob,
Thanks for referring me to b_hiqual_dv. I missed it because it's not in the Data Dictionary. However, th...
Rachel Ong
08:52 AM Support #115 (In Progress): Highest qualification variable
Rachel,
Please have a look at this derived variable
https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/mainstage/...
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08:38 AM Support #115 (Closed): Highest qualification variable
I am currently using Understanding Society wave 2. The highest qualification variable b_qfhigh has missing values for... Rachel Ong

01/28/2013

03:50 PM Support #112: Most Recent Wave Questions - Parental Educational Expectations
Ok thank you very much.
My final question concerns the age and gender variables in the e_person dataset. It seems...
Samuel Kapon
10:41 AM Support #113 (Closed): multiple recrods for each individual - EGOALT
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09:23 AM Support #114: definition of school codes
Jakob,
Thanks for your email. A follow up:
1) Why are there so few cases with school codes (7287)? Is this only an ...
Carolina Zuccotti

01/25/2013

03:35 PM Support #112 (In Progress): Most Recent Wave Questions - Parental Educational Expectations
Sam,
Yes or at least not very helpful. For the very small number of non-resident children we will provide the identi...
Redmine Admin

01/24/2013

06:47 PM Support #112: Most Recent Wave Questions - Parental Educational Expectations
Jakob,
Ah I see. So in the example I gave, is the entry in PEDCHPNO of 3 an error? If the child is now not a co-...
Samuel Kapon
04:35 PM Support #112: Most Recent Wave Questions - Parental Educational Expectations
Sam,
As I understand your question, this is about identifying the child the parent is asked the parental educational...
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05:02 PM Support #114 (In Progress): definition of school codes
Carolina,
Have a look at the linked documents here: http://www.esds.ac.uk/findingData/snDescription.asp?sn=7182#doc
...
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04:53 PM Support #114 (Closed): definition of school codes
Hello,
I have asked for the data on "school codes" (under special license) and I wanted to know exactly which codes ...
Carolina Zuccotti
02:28 PM Support #113 (In Progress): multiple recrods for each individual - EGOALT
Nicola,
EGOALT accounts for the pairwise relationship between all enumerated sample members in a household; _pno is ...
Redmine Admin
11:44 AM Support #110 (In Progress): Fieldwork dates for wave 1 of BHPS
Dear Sergio,
The files with individual responses (wINDRESP) holds information on the date of interview, which you ca...
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08:56 AM Support #109 (Closed): ethnicity
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08:55 AM Support #108 (Closed): household income variables
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08:55 AM Support #107 (Closed): households in low income
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08:54 AM Support #106 (Closed): weights
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01/20/2013

12:50 PM Support #111 (Closed): Attrition in youth self-completion data
You are correct that there will be a right censoring due to age. I assume this issues has now been resolved.
Jakob
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01/18/2013

05:57 PM Support #113 (Closed): multiple recrods for each individual - EGOALT
Hello,
I just started to use Understanding Society for the LLAKES (Institute of Education, London) and, altough I ha...
Nicola Pensiero
09:20 AM Support #106: weights
Thank you this helps a lot! Carolina Zuccotti

01/17/2013

07:12 PM Support #111: Attrition in youth self-completion data
Yes, the full wave 2 data that was released recently. I've realised that some of the apparent attrition will be down ... Peter Taylor
07:07 PM Support #112: Most Recent Wave Questions - Parental Educational Expectations
I'm sorry, I forgot to include that this is for the Innovation Panel. Samuel Kapon
06:52 PM Support #112 (Closed): Most Recent Wave Questions - Parental Educational Expectations
Hello, I am using the Wave 5 data and I just a few quick questions about the questionnaire as well as the data.
(1...
Samuel Kapon

01/16/2013

06:17 PM Support #111: Attrition in youth self-completion data
Peter,
Are you looking at the latest release of the full Wave 2?
Jakob
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04:44 PM Support #111 (Closed): Attrition in youth self-completion data
Hello,
I was interested in undertaking a longitudinal analysis of the youth self-completion data. I've noticed a ...
Peter Taylor
06:15 PM Wave 2 is out
http://www.esds.ac.uk/findingData/ukhlsTitles.asp Redmine Admin
01:29 PM Support #106: weights
Carolina,
Thank you for your question. This is a common issue which is related to missingness in the variables inc...
Olena Kaminska

01/15/2013

04:57 PM Support #106: weights
Having said this, I have a further question. Currently I am only working with Wave 1 (and with individuals/no proxy),... Carolina Zuccotti
03:14 PM Support #106: weights
Ok, my confusion was with the PSU and STRATA, but I have understood how it works now. Thank you! Carolina Zuccotti
03:15 PM Support #109: ethnicity
Thank you again! Carolina Zuccotti

01/14/2013

11:54 AM Support #109 (In Progress): ethnicity
Carolina,
1) that is correct.
2) the ethnic minority boost sample can be identified using the variable _hhorig. The...
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11:34 AM Support #106 (In Progress): weights
Carolina,
There is some advice on this in the new user guide, "If your analysis uses data from both Wave 1 and Wave ...
Redmine Admin
10:48 AM Support #108 (In Progress): household income variables
Jennifer,
Self-employed can report negative incomes. The income variables have not been equivalised. We only release...
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10:41 AM Support #107 (In Progress): households in low income
Nick,
Please have a look at the free training materials here: https://www.iser.essex.ac.uk/bhps/courses
which inclu...
Redmine Admin

01/09/2013

01:42 PM Support #110 (Closed): Fieldwork dates for wave 1 of BHPS
I found conflicting information on the fieldwork dates for wave 17 of BHPS. According to
https://www.iser.essex.ac...
Sergio Salis
09:54 AM Support #109 (Closed): ethnicity
1) Just to confirm: ethnic parental background was not asked in Wave2, right?
- b_paid
- b_maid
2) Should b_embo...
Carolina Zuccotti

01/08/2013

04:36 PM Support #108 (Closed): household income variables
Hi,
Can you let me know why the variable b_fihhmngrs_dv has negative values? has this variable been already equivali...
Jennifer Brown
04:17 PM Support #107 (Closed): households in low income
I have accessed the BHPS data from the UKDA (version SN 3909 -British Household Panel Survey Derived Current and Annu... Nick Coleman
03:56 PM Support #105 (Closed): second wave full release date
The full Wave 1 and 2 are now available from ESDS.
Wave 02 geographical lookup tables and postcode grid references a...
Redmine Admin
03:41 PM Support #106 (Closed): weights
In the UKHLS course in Essex, we were told that in order to account for the complex survey design, we needed to use t... Carolina Zuccotti
 

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