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From 04/16/2015 to 05/15/2015

05/15/2015

05:32 PM Support #376: Ethnicity and Associated Studies
Opposed to the Mainstage study, the Innovation Panel does not at present count any ethnic minority boost samples. Ass... Redmine Admin
02:30 PM Support #376 (Closed): Ethnicity and Associated Studies
I have a question about the Associated Studies aspect of Understanding Society. I understand that the sample availab... Rosalind Willis
04:45 PM Support #377 (Closed): Twins
I have a general question: does anybody know how many twin pairs (roughly) were identified based on the twins_w4 modu... Fruhling Rijsdijk

05/14/2015

07:51 AM Support #371: Weighting for longitudinal youth analysis
Sorry I misread your question and my advice was more general - about when to use longitudinal weights. You did not fi... Alita Nandi

05/13/2015

03:27 PM Support #375: migrant group related queries
> 1. From the existing database in understanding society, is it possible to get participants' (recruited from boosted... Redmine Admin

05/12/2015

10:22 AM Support #375 (Closed): migrant group related queries
Hi,
we are currently thinking of a few studies with recent immigrants and would like to first see what we can do w...
Ayse Uskul
09:31 AM Support #371: Weighting for longitudinal youth analysis
Hi Alita,
Sorry I have been unclear - I was aware that I needed to use a longitudinal weight, my query was actually ...
Kareena McAloney-Kocaman

05/11/2015

12:18 AM Support #357: cluster variable
"Note: missing standard error because of stratum with single sampling unit". This happened because you included North... Alita Nandi
12:12 AM Support #371: Weighting for longitudinal youth analysis
You are essentially using response from waves 1 and 3, so the most appropriate weights for you will be longitudinal w... Alita Nandi
12:10 AM Support #372: Longitudinal weighting
3. yes
2. you are correct that for your analysis you do not need respondents to respond continuously from waves 1 to...
Alita Nandi
12:05 AM Support #373: Enquiry on household income data
1) questions on income are asked of all adult respondents. If by using the phrase "required to answer" you meant that... Alita Nandi
09:31 AM Support #361 (Closed): variables about house's type
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09:31 AM Support #362 (Closed): weights for longitudinal analysis
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09:30 AM Support #364 (Closed): Update on linking Understanding Society to Hospital Episode Statistics
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09:28 AM Support #366 (Closed): Work on attrition and non-response
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09:25 AM Support #374: Response rates in wave 1
Table 2 is based on different definitions of what constitutes a “responding” household. The table excludes households... Redmine Admin

05/07/2015

11:02 AM Support #374 (Closed): Response rates in wave 1
Hello
I have been reading the response rate information in wave 1 in the US user guide. I was wondering how the r...
Caroline Tait

05/05/2015

12:49 PM Support #369 (Closed): missing paju maju
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12:10 PM Support #369: missing paju maju
Ok, got it. Thanks. Carolina Zuccotti
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... Redmine Admin
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...
Carolina Zuccotti
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 ... Redmine Admin
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...
Carolina Zuccotti

05/04/2015

04:24 PM Support #356 (Closed): Longitudinal response rates
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04:22 PM Support #360 (Closed): Non-response models for Wave 2
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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... Redmine Admin
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... Redmine Admin
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... Ai Yun Tay

05/03/2015

05:01 PM Support #372 (Closed): Longitudinal weighting
Hello,
We are using individual level data from BHPS waves G, L and Q, as well as the Understanding Society survey ...
Ulrike Rauer

05/01/2015

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 ... Kareena McAloney-Kocaman
10:31 AM Support #370 (Closed): Local authorities
Is it possible to obtain each individual's local authority? Thanks Noah Carl

04/30/2015

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...
Gundi Knies
12:22 PM Support #369 (Closed): missing paju maju
Hello,
From what I understood in one of the replies you gave, paju (and maju) were asked only in Wave 1. But then, w...
Carolina Zuccotti
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... Sabrina Kraus

04/29/2015

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... Elisa Macchi
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... Min Zhang

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
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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
 

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