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From 09/04/2015 to 10/03/2015

10/02/2015

08:38 PM Support #414: Weights for unbalanced panel
Olena,
Perfect, thanks. That makes sense. Many thanks for your help with all of this.
Ewan
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Ewan Carr
07:10 PM Support #427 (Closed): Income variables' descriptive stats on US website do not match my results
Dear all,
please, could you kindly clarify the following points?
- The variable b_netinc1 as presented on the w...
Gabriella Melis
10:11 AM Support #426 (Closed): Merging youth to family information
Dear All, could someone please assist me. I have created a file with responses from the youth questionnaire.
I have...
K.Samantha Russell Jonsson

10/01/2015

09:40 PM Support #424: Proxies in general, how do they work?
Thanks Jakob!
I had begun working with the c_egoalt file. I am adding variables according to suitability on to a s...
Vernon Hedge
08:45 AM Support #424: Proxies in general, how do they work?
This variable is an intermediate variable computed by the interviewing scripts and there are other more comprehensive... Redmine Admin
06:44 PM Support #425: MEMORIG unclear values
The various samples are represented e.g. here: https://www.iser.essex.ac.uk/bhps/documentation/volb/wave11/kindsamp.h... Redmine Admin
06:34 PM Support #425 (Closed): MEMORIG unclear values
Hello I am working with the BHPS, and am trying to learn more about values of the variable MEMORIG. This code the sam... Chris Martin
09:01 AM Support #418: Understanding Society dataset harmonised with GGP
The GGP Harmonized Histories (http://www.ggp-i.org/data/harmhistories.html) are in part based on the predecessor stud... Redmine Admin
08:48 AM Support #419 (Closed): Adult self completion wave 2 and weights
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09/29/2015

03:42 PM Support #414: Weights for unbalanced panel
Ewan,
You would need a weight called b_psnenub_xw or b_indpxub_xw (or another depending on the variables you are u...
Olena Kaminska
11:12 AM Support #424 (Closed): Proxies in general, how do they work?
I am looking at data from Wave C, file name c_indresp.sav SPSS file.
I am very interested in targeting households ...
Vernon Hedge

09/28/2015

05:21 PM Support #423: Application to use HES data
pls see #306 Redmine Admin
03:02 PM Support #420: NPD linkage
At the moment data have been linked for children, youths and young adults in England with valid consents in wave 1. E... Redmine Admin
02:15 PM Support #416 (Closed): SOC 00 to ISCO 1988 stata dofile (code for 4 digits) Understanding society dataset
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02:14 PM Support #404 (Closed): Where did sceverdrnk go?
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12:15 PM Support #422 (In Progress): SIC 2007 variables in Wave 3
Gundi Knies
12:11 PM Support #422: SIC 2007 variables in Wave 3
Dear Ashwin,
can you confirm that you are using the latest edition of the Understanding Society released data, i.e.,...
Gundi Knies

09/25/2015

10:32 AM Support #423 (Closed): Application to use HES data
Is there an application process to request linked HES data for Understanding Society? Gareth Hagger-Johnson

09/24/2015

03:22 PM Support #414: Weights for unbalanced panel
Many thanks for your reply, this is very helpful.
> ??You can either use BHPS dataset with the first wave weight a...
Ewan Carr
02:27 PM Support #422 (Closed): SIC 2007 variables in Wave 3
Hi there
I am trying to carry out a set of analyses for specific industry groups but I find that, of the 23,177 sa...
Ashwin Kumar
02:27 PM Support #421 (Closed): mining of genetic + other data: collaboration?
In general my question is whether collaboration on the Understanding Society data is possible.
In particular: I am...
Katrijn Van Deun

09/23/2015

11:23 AM Intro to UKHLS Innovation Panel using Stata 6 Nov 2015 Free
To register: https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/training
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09:12 AM Intro to Understanding Society using Stata 4-5 Nov 2015 Free
For more information:
https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/getting-started
To register:
https:/...
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09/22/2015

12:09 PM Support #414: Weights for unbalanced panel
Ewan,
You can either use BHPS dataset with the first wave weight and have information from a longer period, or you...
Olena Kaminska
11:57 AM Support #412: Weights for BHPS and Understanding Society
You can use in-built stata programs to use weights (which are much easier and save you from making mistakes), such as... Olena Kaminska
11:48 AM Support #419: Adult self completion wave 2 and weights
Yes, you are right. You should use b_indscus_lw. Thanks for pointing it.
Olena Kaminska
10:51 AM Support #409 (Closed): Weights for w2 bloods
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10:50 AM Support #411 (Closed): Ethnicity and Socio-economic information
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10:49 AM Support #413 (Closed): discovering whether a variable is asked in Round 5 (etc.)
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10:23 AM Support #404: Where did sceverdrnk go?
Just to confirm that this variable has not been released previously and that it has made it into the revision planned... Redmine Admin

09/21/2015

04:46 PM Support #420 (Closed): NPD linkage
is it correct that NPD data is only linked for those individuals in the Und Soc Youth Survey in Wave 1
is it ever go...
Jennifer Roberts

09/16/2015

06:08 PM Support #408 (Closed): mc
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06:08 PM Support #407 (Closed): Missing variables in the UKHLS for the continuing members of the BHPS
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06:07 PM Support #405 (Closed): Data on relationsihp duration
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06:05 PM Support #419: Adult self completion wave 2 and weights
thank you so much for your detailed response. very helpful! i have one follow up question w/r to 2a:
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> 2. Yes,...
afshin zilanawala
05:01 PM Support #419: Adult self completion wave 2 and weights
1. 16,000 that you mentioned include 4000 proxies (that didn't get self-completion) + nonrespondents to self-completi... Olena Kaminska
12:50 PM Support #419 (Closed): Adult self completion wave 2 and weights
hi user support,
1. i am doing a cross-sectional analysis using the wave 2 adult self completion (SC) interview. w...
afshin zilanawala

09/15/2015

03:42 PM Support #416: SOC 00 to ISCO 1988 stata dofile (code for 4 digits) Understanding society dataset
Please see resources available from CAMSIS: http://www.camsis.stir.ac.uk/
On behalf of the team, Jakob
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03:31 PM Support #418: Understanding Society dataset harmonised with GGP
Hi Katherine, Is it possible to reveal the source? Many of our questions are taken or adapted from other surveys with... Redmine Admin
10:00 AM Support #418 (Closed): Understanding Society dataset harmonised with GGP
Hi,
I was told there was a special dataset of Understanding Society that has been harmonised with the questionnaire...
Katy Keenan
09:32 AM Support #417 (Closed): Choice of income bands in proxy question on annual earnings
I have a short question regarding the proxy question on annual earnings (Prearna) in the seventh wave of Understandin... Till Hoffmann

09/12/2015

07:49 PM Support #416 (Closed): SOC 00 to ISCO 1988 stata dofile (code for 4 digits) Understanding society dataset
Dear Madam/Sir,
I was wondering if you could provide me the stata code you used to convert the variable current jo...
Albert Arcarons

09/11/2015

05:40 PM Support #412: Weights for BHPS and Understanding Society
Great, thanks.This makes sense in a regression framework, but what if I'd like to plot means of a variable over time,... Andreas Wiedemann
04:08 PM Support #412: Weights for BHPS and Understanding Society
If you are doing longitudinal analysis since 1991, you should use indin91_lw weight. You use the weight once in your ... Olena Kaminska
05:16 PM Support #414: Weights for unbalanced panel
Many thanks, that's really helpful.
h1. Weights
I'm pretty sure I want scenario (3):
> ??...or does it thi...
Ewan Carr
04:50 PM Support #414: Weights for unbalanced panel
I hope my answer helps to clarify yours and similar questions. There are potentially three scenarios:
1) if you are ...
Olena Kaminska
05:07 PM Support #409: Weights for w2 bloods
can be found on XLABBLOOD_NS.
On behalf of the team,
Jakob
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04:34 PM Support #409: Weights for w2 bloods
Yes, there is a weight called c_indbdub_xw. This is for the use of both, UKHLS GPS sample and BHPS sample. It was sup... Olena Kaminska
01:59 PM Support #415: Question on household income
This update only to acknowledge receipt of your request. It might take us a few weeks at the moment to respond to thi... Redmine Admin
01:50 PM Support #415 (Closed): Question on household income
Hello,
I am a PhD student at the Centre for Health Economics at University of York.
I am currently using BHPS d...
Irene Sanchez

09/10/2015

06:44 PM Support #414 (Closed): Weights for unbalanced panel
My question is very similar to "this one":https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/support/issues/393#change-1207, post... Ewan Carr
05:21 PM Support #410: Income in Understanding and BHPS
related #406 Redmine Admin
05:21 PM Support #401 (Closed): Weights and finding variables
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10:19 AM Support #413: discovering whether a variable is asked in Round 5 (etc.)
These questions were asked only of 16-19year olds in the extra 5 minute sample OR a recent immigrant. But they should... Alita Nandi

09/09/2015

04:32 PM Support #413 (Closed): discovering whether a variable is asked in Round 5 (etc.)
Hi -- I would be grateful for a bit of help in determining whether the variable EthID3 is asked of all relevant respo... David Bartram
02:04 PM Support #412 (Closed): Weights for BHPS and Understanding Society
Hello,
I’ve merged the BHPS with the BHPS-subset of Understanding Society to create a longitudinal panel of BHPS r...
Andreas Wiedemann

09/08/2015

04:42 PM Support #411: Ethnicity and Socio-economic information
For info about school linkage, please see: https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/2015/02/11/release-of-education-dat... Redmine Admin
04:30 PM Support #411 (Closed): Ethnicity and Socio-economic information
We are looking at the possibility of using Understanding Society to compare pupils outcomes (intervention v/s compari... Javiera Cartagena Farias

09/04/2015

08:40 AM Support #410 (Closed): Income in Understanding and BHPS
I see someone else raised a question about the precise calculation of income variables in Understanding Society. In ... Lori Bougher
 

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