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From 03/30/2015 to 04/28/2015

04/28/2015

04:37 PM Support #366: Work on attrition and non-response
Martin,
You are probably aware already of the report I wrote for Eurostat on reducing and controlling attrition bi...
Peter Lynn
04:02 PM Support #366 (Closed): Work on attrition and non-response
I'm a researcher at ONS working on the longitudinal Survey on Living Conditions, used to produce the UK's contributio... Martin Griffiths
03:50 PM Support #365: Net income variables
I would use *hhnetinc*1. If you have a specific reason to use *hhnetinc3*, you will have to apply for special licence... Gundi Knies
03:22 PM Support #365: Net income variables
Thank you Gundi, that's helpful. Can I just check (while you're here...) that I've got the right variable? I'm lookin... Tom MacInnes
03:05 PM Support #365: Net income variables
Hi Tom,
you will be able to do this with Understanding Society, too. Which version of Understanding Society are you ...
Gundi Knies
02:59 PM Support #365 (In Progress): Net income variables
A set of commonly used derived net income variables were released in Nov 2014 and can be found on the Understanding S... Redmine Admin
01:08 PM Support #365 (Closed): Net income variables
I am trying to look at moves in and out of low income using Understanding Society. I used to be able to do this from ... Tom MacInnes
03:02 PM Support #363 (Closed): educational qualification variables
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09:06 AM Support #363 (In Progress): educational qualification variables
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03:01 PM Support #364: Update on linking Understanding Society to Hospital Episode Statistics
No change since #306 Redmine Admin
01:04 PM Support #364 (Closed): Update on linking Understanding Society to Hospital Episode Statistics
On your data linkage page (https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/about/data-linkage) it states that consent for link... Alex Turner
09:07 AM Support #362 (In Progress): weights for longitudinal analysis
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09:06 AM Support #361 (In Progress): variables about house's type
There are some para data about the address recorded by the interviewer before any contact attempts, e.g. dweltyp, on ... Redmine Admin

04/27/2015

05:53 PM Support #363: educational qualification variables
Dear Yaojun,
the variable QFHIGH_DV does not consider as many qualifications as HIQUAL_DV. You can see this when you...
Gundi Knies
04:55 PM Support #363 (Closed): educational qualification variables
Dear Sir/Madam,
Could you please advise me whether w_hiqual or w_qfhigh is a better (more accurate) indicator of t...
Yaojun Li
04:06 PM Support #362: weights for longitudinal analysis
ANS to Q1 ("To first study the inequalities...."): Yes, if you are using information that are available for full and ... Alita Nandi
02:38 PM Support #362 (Closed): weights for longitudinal analysis
Dear Alita Nandi,
I am postgraduate student aat the University of Lund. I am working on my final dissertation and ...
Anonymous

04/26/2015

10:43 AM Support #361 (Closed): variables about house's type
Hi,
I am Maria, a PhD student in Sociology. I am using the Wave 3 of UKHLS. I checked in the indresp and hhresp dat...
Maria Katia Orteca

04/23/2015

03:15 PM Support #358 (Closed): selfemployed well being
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04/21/2015

03:09 PM Support #359: savings greater than income
forwarded to the BHPS team. Redmine Admin
09:22 AM Support #359 (Closed): savings greater than income
Dear all,
working on the BHPS I noticed that there is a lot of observation which show annual saving (amount saved ...
Elisa Macchi
02:02 PM Support #357: cluster variable
Response to #5
If you are using 40+ year olds of all the 4 samples taken together then use wLRWTUK1. If the last w...
Alita Nandi
12:11 PM Support #360: Non-response models for Wave 2
And yes, we used Lavallee's method. Peter Lynn
12:10 PM Support #360: Non-response models for Wave 2
1. These are the variables in the model for households with more than one eligible person (for single-person househol... Peter Lynn
11:34 AM Support #360: Non-response models for Wave 2
Hello,
I also have one further question related to the construction of Wave 2 cross sectional weights. Can you pr...
Dharmi Kapadia
10:13 AM Support #360 (Closed): Non-response models for Wave 2
Hello,
On page 63 of the User Manual, it says that non-response to Wave 2 (for the construction of individual cro...
Dharmi Kapadia
11:00 AM Support #356: Longitudinal response rates
Dear Dharmi,
We have not yet produced and published standardised longitudinal response rates of the kind that you ...
Peter Lynn

04/16/2015

01:12 PM Support #357: cluster variable
In addition, my variable of interest is "save": sometimes the variable takes value -7 since this specific obs was a ... Elisa Macchi
10:22 AM Support #357: cluster variable
Dear Alita,
I am using the entire sample (with all the boosting) and I guess I will consider a subsample (age 40+)...
Elisa Macchi

04/15/2015

11:20 AM Support #357: cluster variable
If in the documentation it has been specified that a specific weight is for the Original "Essex" Sample - it means yo... Alita Nandi

04/14/2015

08:45 AM Support #357: cluster variable
Dear Alita,
Thank you for your answer.
It is not totally clear to me how this procedure of weighting using lo...
Elisa Macchi

04/13/2015

10:58 AM Support #358 (In Progress): selfemployed well being
> Have you done any analyses of those who are self-employed, that I can look at? Based on the recent ONS analysis of ... Redmine Admin
10:33 AM Support #358 (Closed): selfemployed well being
I contacted ONS on 25th March following its recently published report on wellbeing measures and job status but was ad... Julia Heynat
10:50 AM Support #357: cluster variable
Most statistical packages assume that the data is a simple random sample. But if it is not, as in the case of the BHP... Alita Nandi
09:06 AM Support #357 (In Progress): cluster variable
The weights are needed for the point estimates, while the PSU and strata are needed for the confidence intervals. Mor... Redmine Admin
10:50 AM Support #351 (Closed): longitudinal vs. cross-sectional weights
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10:47 AM Support #351: longitudinal vs. cross-sectional weights
Thanks a lot, much clearer now! Carolina Zuccotti
10:43 AM Support #351: longitudinal vs. cross-sectional weights
1. Yes. Using c_indinub_lw means that the sample statistics can be used as the population estimates for those who are... Alita Nandi
10:32 AM Support #352: BHPS
1. In the BHPS respondents are eligible for interview even if they have not responded in one wave. As a result differ... Alita Nandi
09:08 AM Support #352 (Closed): BHPS
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09:10 AM Support #354 (Closed): mc
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09:09 AM Support #353 (Closed): fed-forward (_ff_): what does this mean (doesn't always match previous wave)
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09:06 AM Support #347 (Closed): finding open-ended question data from BHPS
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04/11/2015

02:49 PM Support #357 (Closed): cluster variable
I am working on the BHPS dataset. My aim is to check whether the change in the Long Term Care policies in 2002 had an... Elisa Macchi

04/10/2015

09:35 AM Support #356 (Closed): Longitudinal response rates
Hello,
I wanted to know if unconditional longitudinal individual response rates have been calculated for Wave 2 o...
Dharmi Kapadia

04/02/2015

05:21 PM Understanding Society Training Courses Online (Free)
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05:19 PM Support #332 (Closed): In ECHP, FC and WFTC are included in pi211mg and deducted to get pi211m?
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02:48 PM Support #158 (Closed): Derived income variables in the BHPS
We are planning a BHPS revision later this year and will redress the issue then. On behalf of the team, Jakob Redmine Admin
02:48 PM Support #243 (Closed): BHPS query - Waves 12 + 17
We are planning a BHPS revision later this year and will redress the issue then. On behalf of the team, Jakob Redmine Admin
02:46 PM Support #343 (Closed): Variables jnmnth and jnyear missing in wave 4?
The way data on household joiners were asked changed slightly between W3 and 4 and the variable names were changed. U... Redmine Admin
02:43 PM Support #344 (Closed): Where can I find the variables movemth and moveyr in waves 2, 3 and 4?
movemth and moveyr are asked about issued sample members in responding households and they are now scheduled for rele... Redmine Admin

04/01/2015

03:21 PM Support #332: In ECHP, FC and WFTC are included in pi211mg and deducted to get pi211m?
> I tend to think that this is not the case
Unfortunately, it has not been possible to verify this - although your...
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03:18 PM Support #347 (In Progress): finding open-ended question data from BHPS
I can confirm that the verbatim data have not been prepared for neither safeguarded nor controlled release. It could ... Redmine Admin

03/30/2015

08:30 AM Support #351: longitudinal vs. cross-sectional weights
Hi Jacob,
Thanks again for your response. I was re-reading your previous answer and I wanted to double-check.
1...
Carolina Zuccotti
 

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