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From 06/22/2014 to 07/21/2014

07/21/2014

03:10 PM Understanding Society Training Course 19-20 November 2014
FREE COURSE: INTRODUCTION TO UNDERSTANDING SOCIETY USING STATA

Researchers interested in learning how to acce...
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02:43 PM Support #287: Clarification on showcard items
which study (Mainstage, Innovation Panel, BHPS)? which wave? Redmine Admin
02:08 PM Support #287 (In Progress): Clarification on showcard items
Have you looked in the "fieldwork document section":https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/mainstage/fi... Redmine Admin
01:53 PM Support #287 (Closed): Clarification on showcard items
Household questionnaire: "House in decent state of repair". "Enough money to keep your house in a decent state of rep... Sarah Hillcoat-Nalletamby

07/18/2014

08:16 AM Support #278 (Closed): _worktrav variable problem
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08:16 AM Support #279 (Closed): Westminster Parliamentary Constituency identifiers
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08:15 AM Support #282 (Closed): Unemployment experience BHPS sample
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08:15 AM Support #283 (Closed): Year and month of birth for head of household's parents
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08:14 AM Support #285: Net household income
We are still working on these variables and plan to release them in November.
Jakob
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07/14/2014

02:02 PM Support #286 (Closed): ILO Unemployment indicator with BHPS
I need to use an unemployment indicator that accords with the ILO definition (rather than just using the self-reporte... Euan Ritchie
09:24 AM Support #274 (Closed): Svy command using Youth data
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09:24 AM Support #275 (Closed): BHPS sample psu strata variables
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09:23 AM Support #276 (Closed): Sample sizes at Local Authority level
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07/11/2014

01:49 PM Support #285: Net household income
Thanks Jakob (and thanks for the quick reply!).
I don't suppose there is any way of getting access to these varia...
Robert de Vries
01:22 PM Support #285 (In Progress): Net household income
We are currently developing a new method for deriving net income variables for release later this year. The Wave 1 ne... Redmine Admin
01:13 PM Support #285 (Closed): Net household income
Hi,
Some versions of the USOC documentation include mention of a 'net household income' variable (a_fihhmnnet_dv -...
Robert de Vries
12:32 PM Support #284 (In Progress): Ethnic Boost in Innovation Panel
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12:31 PM Support #281 (In Progress): Weights for IP5
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12:30 PM Support #283 (In Progress): Year and month of birth for head of household's parents
We do collect data on family networks every other wave from Wave 1 onwards including parents' age, see e.g.
https://...
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07/10/2014

02:02 PM Support #281: Weights for IP5
Hsin Chen,
We strongly recommend using our weights - these reflect the design in detail and nonresponse correction...
Olena Kaminska
01:55 PM Support #284: Ethnic Boost in Innovation Panel
Hsin Chen,
There is no ethnic boost in Innovation Panel. And IP is not an equal probability sample - the range fro...
Olena Kaminska
09:11 AM Support #284 (Closed): Ethnic Boost in Innovation Panel
Hi,
Are there boost samples for ethnic in Innovation panel? Since I cannot find the information about it, thank yo...
HSIN CHEN
09:06 AM Support #277 (Closed): Wave 2 Results from Methodological Experiments
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09:04 AM Support #277: Wave 2 Results from Methodological Experiments
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> To break the ground for other work we aim to publish working papers such as the one you quote...
HSIN CHEN

07/08/2014

09:23 AM Support #283 (Closed): Year and month of birth for head of household's parents
I would like to know whether it is possible to know the year and month of birth of household respondents' parents. In... Sarah Cattan
09:21 AM Support #278 (In Progress): _worktrav variable problem
The universe for this question can be found in the documentation, however, in this case you also need to exclude samp... Redmine Admin
08:48 AM Support #282 (In Progress): Unemployment experience BHPS sample
The number of employment, non-employment and unemployment spells since the last interview are provided in W2+. Users ... Redmine Admin

07/07/2014

05:02 PM Support #282 (Closed): Unemployment experience BHPS sample
Hi,
the BHPS (original) used to include two controls for unemployment experience (wNJUSP = number of unemployment ...
Antje Mertens
02:31 PM Support #279: Westminster Parliamentary Constituency identifiers
If you are creating a dataset with e.g. electoral results over time and space in the UK, I would advise you to apply ... Redmine Admin
12:10 PM Support #277 (In Progress): Wave 2 Results from Methodological Experiments
To break the ground for other work we aim to publish working papers such as the one you quote as early as possible. O... Redmine Admin

07/04/2014

01:20 PM Support #281 (Closed): Weights for IP5
Hi,
Thanks for previous answers.
However,I still have a problem on design weight for both original sample and ...
HSIN CHEN

07/03/2014

04:48 PM Support #279 (Closed): Westminster Parliamentary Constituency identifiers
Dear Sir or Madam,
I am performing panel analyses that (1) combine the BHPS and Understanding Society and (2) incl...
James Dennison
02:14 PM Support #278 (Closed): _worktrav variable problem
Hello,
I'm currently studying Understanding Society Waves 1-3 in relation to travel behaviour and social trends, b...
Robert Thomas
10:40 AM Support #270 (Closed): Weighting
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10:39 AM Support #272 (Closed): Questions about IP1 and IP4.
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07/02/2014

02:01 PM Support #275 (In Progress): BHPS sample psu strata variables
The user guide explains about the different samples (hhorig) and ranges of psu/strata used, see "FORMER BHPS SAMPLE" ... Redmine Admin
01:54 PM Support #276 (In Progress): Sample sizes at Local Authority level
The sampling design is explained in the user guide and in more detail in a working paper referenced in the user guide... Redmine Admin

07/01/2014

12:34 PM Support #269 (Closed): Waves with Height and weight
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12:31 PM Support #269: Waves with Height and weight
Lovely, thank you!
Tarra
Redmine Admin wrote:
> Separate study number, 7251, for the health assessment data.
...
Tarra Penney
12:24 PM Support #269: Waves with Height and weight
Separate study number, 7251, for the health assessment data.
For data access in general;
https://www.understandings...
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12:11 PM Support #269: Waves with Height and weight
Okay thank you. One more related query, the guide available here: https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentati... Tarra Penney

06/30/2014

07:33 PM Support #277: Wave 2 Results from Methodological Experiments
Also, according to Wave2 technical report, the total sample is 2101.
please find the response table in technical rep...
Hsin Chen
07:20 PM Support #277 (Closed): Wave 2 Results from Methodological Experiments
When I was reading "Understanding Society Innovation Panel Wave 2 Results from Methodological Experiments" I tried to... Hsin Chen
07:18 PM Support #272: Questions about IP1 and IP4.
Thank you Jakob and Olena Hsin Chen
04:38 PM Support #274: Svy command using Youth data
most recent course information/downloads can now be found around here instead;
https://www.understandingsociety.ac.u...
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03:53 PM Support #274: Svy command using Youth data
There are some worked examples of this particular problem in our training course materials, "Introduction to Understa... Redmine Admin
04:07 PM Support #273 (Closed): Time variables at Wave 1

> 1. I suppose that time in seconds represents time from midnight in seconds, is that right?
Yes, seconds sinc...
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03:55 PM Support #271 (Closed): Where is the Cognitive tests & personality traits wave 3 located?
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03:54 PM Support #268 (Closed): Survey sample
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03:54 PM Support #264 (Closed): Data inconsistency - satisfaction with health - c_sclfsat1
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06/26/2014

11:52 AM Support #276 (Closed): Sample sizes at Local Authority level
Is there any way to find out roughly how many respondents are sampled within a particular local authority, so as to d... Saamah Abdallah

06/25/2014

04:55 PM Support #275 (Closed): BHPS sample psu strata variables
BHPS contained psu and strata variables in the household sample datafiles not in the xwavedat datafile so there is a ... Charlotte Woodhead
04:34 PM Support #264 (Feedback): Data inconsistency - satisfaction with health - c_sclfsat1
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06/24/2014

08:31 PM Support #274 (Closed): Svy command using Youth data
I am using Youth data to see how their drinking behavious, using Stata. I understand we have to use svy command to ac... Noriko Cable
11:51 AM Support #269 (In Progress): Waves with Height and weight
> nurse fieldwork document where height and weight would have been measured?
See protocol here
https://www.under...
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06/23/2014

05:46 PM Support #272: Questions about IP1 and IP4.
Dear Hsin Chen,
To answer your first question, you should read the guide and pay attention to OSM (original sample...
Olena Kaminska
05:29 PM Support #270: Weighting
Vicky,
Yes, your situation is a clear example where pooling helps - i.e. with such a rare population that you stud...
Olena Kaminska

06/22/2014

10:38 PM Support #273 (Closed): Time variables at Wave 1
1. I suppose that time in seconds represents time from midnight in seconds, is that right?
2. There is a variable ...
Jonathan Burton
 

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