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From 07/02/2014 to 07/31/2014

07/31/2014

11:49 AM Support #292: Household food spending repondant also primary household shopper?
Apologies, there is a question - I must have overlooked - thanks again!
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11:46 AM Support #292: Household food spending repondant also primary household shopper?
Many thanks. I've looked through the documentation and do not see that piece of information collected (i.e. primary ... Tarra Penney
11:34 AM Support #292 (In Progress): Household food spending repondant also primary household shopper?
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11:34 AM Support #292: Household food spending repondant also primary household shopper?
The different methods of searching for questions asked are:
1. questionnaires: https://www.understandingsociety.ac....
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10:39 AM Support #292 (Closed): Household food spending repondant also primary household shopper?
Greetings,
I am interested in using the household food spending data, however I am unable to find in the data dic...
Tarra Penney

07/30/2014

04:28 PM Support #288 (In Progress): Question about xwave dataset
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04:28 PM Support #290 (In Progress): household reference person: how to identify in USOC?
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04:19 PM Support #290: household reference person: how to identify in USOC?
In the BHPS as all relationships within the household were identified with respect to the household reference person ... Redmine Admin
04:28 PM Support #291 (In Progress): USOC cross-section household weight for BHPS sample: wave 3
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01:36 PM Support #291: USOC cross-section household weight for BHPS sample: wave 3
Alex,
Yes, this is right - we do not provide BHPS only cross-sectional weights starting with wave 3. This is becau...
Olena Kaminska
04:27 PM Support #287: Clarification on showcard items
The showcards for mainstage are available in the fieldword documents page here:
https://www.understandingsociety.ac....
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07/29/2014

11:19 AM Support #291 (Closed): USOC cross-section household weight for BHPS sample: wave 3
I'm looking for the BHPS-sample cross-sectional household weight (n_hhdenbh_xw) for USOC wave 3. It is available in w... Alex Hurrell
10:53 AM Support #290 (Closed): household reference person: how to identify in USOC?
I am trying to extend some BHPS analysis using USOC. For this analysis I need to use an equivalent variable to `w'hgr... Alex Hurrell

07/28/2014

09:44 AM Support #288: Question about xwave dataset
General information about xwavedat file: The xwavedat file is an individual level file of fixed (time-invariant varia... Redmine Admin

07/24/2014

02:14 PM Support #289 (Closed): Reproducing survey questions
Hello,
I just want to check whether it is acceptable to reproduce some of the survey questions, including the GHQ...
Victoria Peacey

07/23/2014

12:43 PM Support #288 (Closed): Question about xwave dataset
I am currently working on the c_ wave but would also like to include some variables from xwave dataset. It seems that... Yinxuan Huang

07/22/2014

02:54 PM Support #286 (In Progress): ILO Unemployment indicator with BHPS
It is correct that wJUBGN (availability for work) is only asked from Wave 6/F onwards, so we have not created an indi... Redmine Admin
08:32 AM Support #287: Clarification on showcard items
For an overview of data released to date;
https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/support/projects/support/wiki/When_...
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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
 

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