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From 02/24/2013 to 03/25/2013

03/25/2013

09:00 AM Introduction to Understanding Society using Stata
University of Essex, 16-17 May 2013
https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/2013/03/24/introduction-to-understanding-...
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03/22/2013

08:42 AM Support #135 (In Progress): Voluntary work definition
Vita,
The Wave 2 volunteering tool is adapted from the Helping Out survey (see source reference in the questionnaire...
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03/21/2013

02:52 PM Support #135 (Closed): Voluntary work definition
Dear Sir/ Madam,

I am a PhD student at the University of Birmingham. I am using the Understanding Society Wa...
Vita Terry

03/20/2013

03:33 PM Support #134: BHPS: employment experience variable
Jakob,
Thank you for your help. I have managed to construct a measure using Halpin's work-life history data and up...
John Baxter
03:03 PM Support #134 (In Progress): BHPS: employment experience variable
John,
"Brendan Halpin's work-life history work":http://discover.ukdataservice.ac.uk/catalogue?sn=3954 might be of in...
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03:03 PM Support #130 (Closed): Jbsec variable in wave 2 - 12 months or 2 months?
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03/19/2013

09:20 PM Support #134 (Closed): BHPS: employment experience variable
Hi,
I am using the last four waves of the BHPS data (o p q and r) for panel data analysis on Stata. I am mostly us...
John Baxter
03:24 PM Support #133: Private pension flag
If you look at the "Use" of the variable in the questionnaire, you will see that it is computed on the fly in the Bla... Redmine Admin
02:12 PM Support #133 (Closed): Private pension flag
Hi,
I'm looking at the private pension flag in wave 1. The variable's name is call "a_privpen". There are two code...
Frank Feng

03/18/2013

07:42 PM Support #132 (Closed): problem obtaining the numbers for each ethnic group in in wave 2
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02:43 PM Support #132: problem obtaining the numbers for each ethnic group in in wave 2
Many Thanks, Jakob!! This is very helpful. Now I understand.
Best Wishes,
STef
Stef Doebler
02:22 PM Support #132: problem obtaining the numbers for each ethnic group in in wave 2
As suggested above, I would look at the variables hhorig and racel on XWAVEDAT (you will see that we are close to the... Redmine Admin
01:28 PM Support #132: problem obtaining the numbers for each ethnic group in in wave 2
Dear Jakob, Dear All,
Many thanks for your help. Jakob.
I just have a follow up question: I know that _hhorig (...
Stef Doebler
09:22 AM Support #132 (In Progress): problem obtaining the numbers for each ethnic group in in wave 2
Stef,
> 1. what does the category ,inapplicable' mean? Who is in that category and why is this category part of th...
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05:31 PM Support #129 (Closed): Item origin in Youth self completion data
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05:31 PM Support #126 (Closed): Wave 1 files
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05:30 PM Support #125 (Closed): household income variables in Understanding society
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08:57 AM Support #131 (In Progress): Geocoded Wave 2 data
Rob,
The Wave 2 LSOA 2001 lookup should be available from UK Data Service (formerly known as ESDS) within a few week...
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03/14/2013

05:12 PM Support #132 (Closed): problem obtaining the numbers for each ethnic group in in wave 2
Dear Understanding Society Team,Dear All,
I am trying to with the Understanding Society data wave 2. I am mainly int...
Stef Doebler
03:59 PM Support #130 (In Progress): Jbsec variable in wave 2 - 12 months or 2 months?
Sagar,
The question wording is what was read out to the respondent, so this is the correct number of months. Thanks ...
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03/11/2013

12:02 PM Support #131 (Closed): Geocoded Wave 2 data
Hi, I’m a researcher working with the USoc data, interested in neighbourhood effects. I have been using the (Special ... Robert de Vries

03/08/2013

09:18 AM Support #125: household income variables in Understanding society
to answer your follow-up question: we are hoping to catch up with the net total household income part of your request... Redmine Admin

03/07/2013

03:31 PM Support #129 (In Progress): Item origin in Youth self completion data
Peter,
BHPS is the source.
We are planning to provide the source info for the youth paper self-completion items on ...
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03:24 PM Support #125 (In Progress): household income variables in Understanding society
Leen,
> Could you please inform me when the net total household income (ideally yearly income) will be available i...
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03/06/2013

04:27 PM Support #130 (Closed): Jbsec variable in wave 2 - 12 months or 2 months?
I have a query about the jbsec variable in understanding Society. The variable description suggests it is ‘job secur... Sagar Shah
02:13 PM Support #128 (Closed): working with England & Wales
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12:59 PM Support #128: working with England & Wales
Thanks! Carolina Carolina Zuccotti
11:19 AM Support #128: working with England & Wales
Carolina,
In this situation dropping countries that you don't need or using subpop() are both correct and should g...
Olena Kaminska
09:44 AM Support #128: working with England & Wales
Hi Jakob,
Would you then suggest selecting the country with the subpop() option after svy?
Thanks for your respon...
Carolina Zuccotti
12:18 PM Support #129 (Closed): Item origin in Youth self completion data
I wanted to know if the items in the youth self-completion data a_yphsw "feel about your school work" to a_yphlf "fee... Peter Taylor

03/05/2013

12:48 PM Support #128 (In Progress): working with England & Wales
Carolina,
Generally speaking, the weights should adjust different sub samples to UK figures.
Jakob
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11:38 AM Support #128 (Closed): working with England & Wales
Hello,
I want to work with England and Wales only. Do I need to do any adjustments to the weights?
Or just drop t...
Carolina Zuccotti

03/04/2013

09:29 AM Support #126: Wave 1 files
Charlie,
I don't seem to be able to reproduce this based on the information you have given me.
An alternative solut...
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08:51 AM Support #124 (Closed): Questionnaire routing of wJBSECT
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08:51 AM Support #127 (Closed): variables used to construct survey weights
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03/01/2013

05:03 PM Support #127: variables used to construct survey weights
Laura,
The answer to your question is - it depends. Each weight uses different set of variables, but the wave 2 we...
Olena Kaminska
12:49 PM Support #127: variables used to construct survey weights
Hi Jakob,
Thank you for your reply. I am not seeking advice about whether or not to use survey weights. I have rea...
Laura Kudrna
08:42 AM Support #127 (In Progress): variables used to construct survey weights
Laura,
I wonder whether this is a question about whether or not to use survey weights? The "User Guide":https://www....
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02/28/2013

11:58 PM Support #127 (Closed): variables used to construct survey weights
Hello,
Where can I find out which variables were used to construct the survey weights available for Wave 2 of US? ...
Laura Kudrna
01:43 PM Support #126 (Closed): Wave 1 files
I am analysing data from Wave 1 of Understanding Society (SN6614). There is a file called a_egoalt which defines the ... Charlie Owen

02/27/2013

09:23 AM Support #119: Large values on alcohol consumption variables
A clerical review of the paper self-completion questionnaires has shown that the true values of alcohol units will ha... Redmine Admin
 

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