From 04/08/2015 to 05/07/2015
- 11:02 AM Support #374 (Closed): Response rates in wave 1
I have been reading the response rate information in wave 1 in the US user guide. I was wondering how the r...
- 12:49 PM Support #369 (Closed): missing paju maju
- 12:10 PM Support #369: missing paju maju
- Ok, got it. Thanks.
- 11:59 AM Support #369: missing paju maju
- XWAVEDAT also consolidates data from the surviving BHPS sample in the study, see e.g. https://www.understandingsociet...
- 11:51 AM Support #369: missing paju maju
- Hi Jakob,
Sorry but I am a bit confused. From what I see the file Xwavedat has more information on parental backgrou...
- 11:24 AM Support #369: missing paju maju
- The XWAVEDAT file will be in the same folder as the other Understanding Society data files downloaded from UKDS. The ...
- 10:08 AM Support #369: missing paju maju
- Hi Jacob,
Thanks for your message. I cannot find the file. Where should it be?
I think, however, that my question i...
- 04:24 PM Support #356 (Closed): Longitudinal response rates
- 04:22 PM Support #360 (Closed): Non-response models for Wave 2
- 03:50 PM Support #369: missing paju maju
- Only asked of adults not interviewed before, why the frequencies look sparse for the later waves. The cross-wave file...
- 03:32 PM Support #370 (In Progress): Local authorities
- Please see this FAQ; https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/support/projects/support/wiki/Is_it_possible_to_merge_in...
- 04:20 AM Support #373 (Closed): Enquiry on household income data
- We saw the Understanding Society Design Overview and would like to seek your expertise on some of the queries that we...
- 05:01 PM Support #372 (Closed): Longitudinal weighting
We are using individual level data from BHPS waves G, L and Q, as well as the Understanding Society survey ...
- 11:54 AM Support #371 (Closed): Weighting for longitudinal youth analysis
- I'm a running an analysis which involves data from wave 1 and wave 3 of the youth self-completion questionnaire. Bth ...
- 10:31 AM Support #370 (Closed): Local authorities
- Is it possible to obtain each individual's local authority? Thanks
- 03:41 PM Support #367: Enquiry about class classification, SOC and NS-SEC
- Hi Min,
if the ONS cross-walk tables are only provided for the full NS-SEC, it will be the easiest if you apply to g...
- 12:22 PM Support #369 (Closed): missing paju maju
From what I understood in one of the replies you gave, paju (and maju) were asked only in Wave 1. But then, w...
- 11:29 AM Support #368 (Closed): variable "inc1lab" (Wave C)
- I am currently writing my Masters-Thesis about the UK labour market and whether sexual orientation has an impact on v...
- 11:48 AM Support #357: cluster variable
- Dear Alita, reading the volume A of the BHPS I have noticed that the sample for the BHPS was obtained through a 3 sta...
- 09:39 AM Support #367 (Closed): Enquiry about class classification, SOC and NS-SEC
- Dear all, I am trying to examine the class association between parents and children in Understanding society data. Ho...
- 04:37 PM Support #366: Work on attrition and non-response
You are probably aware already of the report I wrote for Eurostat on reducing and controlling attrition bi...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 ...
- 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...
- 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 ...
- 03:02 PM Support #363 (Closed): educational qualification variables
- 09:06 AM Support #363 (In Progress): educational qualification variables
- 03:01 PM Support #364: Update on linking Understanding Society to Hospital Episode Statistics
- No change since #306
- 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...
- 09:07 AM Support #362 (In Progress): weights for longitudinal analysis
- 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 ...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 ...
- 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 ...
- 10:43 AM Support #361 (Closed): variables about house's type
I am Maria, a PhD student in Sociology. I am using the Wave 3 of UKHLS. I checked in the indresp and hhresp dat...
- 03:09 PM Support #359: savings greater than income
- forwarded to the BHPS team.
- 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 ...
- 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...
- 12:11 PM Support #360: Non-response models for Wave 2
- And yes, we used Lavallee's method.
- 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...
- 11:34 AM Support #360: Non-response models for Wave 2
I also have one further question related to the construction of Wave 2 cross sectional weights. Can you pr...
- 10:13 AM Support #360 (Closed): Non-response models for Wave 2
On page 63 of the User Manual, it says that non-response to Wave 2 (for the construction of individual cro...
- 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 ...
- 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 ...
- 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+)...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 ...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 10:50 AM Support #351 (Closed): longitudinal vs. cross-sectional weights
- 10:47 AM Support #351: longitudinal vs. cross-sectional weights
- Thanks a lot, much clearer now!
- 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...
- 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...
- 09:08 AM Support #352 (Closed): BHPS
- 09:10 AM Support #354 (Closed): mc
- 09:09 AM Support #353 (Closed): fed-forward (_ff_): what does this mean (doesn't always match previous wave)
- 09:06 AM Support #347 (Closed): finding open-ended question data from BHPS
- 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...
- 09:35 AM Support #356 (Closed): Longitudinal response rates
I wanted to know if unconditional longitudinal individual response rates have been calculated for Wave 2 o...
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