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From 09/17/2015 to 10/16/2015

10/16/2015

09:30 PM Support #434 (Closed): "None of the above" in `w'_qfhigh

Hi, I have a question about 96 "None of the Above" category in `w'_qfhigh variable (highest educational qualificati...
Yujung Whang

10/14/2015

11:32 AM Support #433 (Closed): How can I apply for a special license?

Hi, I would like to apply for a special license as a non-UK user to have access to geographic identifier at the med...
Yujung Whang

10/13/2015

05:34 PM Support #432 (In Progress): Distributions of NS-SEC variables in earlier and later versions of Wave 1 data
Dear Sharon,
we try to assign the most appropriate missing values according to our definitions, i.e. -9 "missing or ...
Gundi Knies
04:52 PM Support #432 (Closed): Distributions of NS-SEC variables in earlier and later versions of Wave 1 data
I first accessed the Wave 1 dataset around 2012 at which time there was a ‘refusal’ category for the derived variable... Sharon Cruise
05:12 PM Support #431: Coding of 'missing' in earlier and later versions of Wave 1 data of variable 'a_scghq2_dv'
Dear Sharon,
we try to assign the most appropriate missing values according to our definitions, i.e. -9 "missing or ...
Gundi Knies
04:46 PM Support #431 (Closed): Coding of 'missing' in earlier and later versions of Wave 1 data of variable 'a_scghq2_dv'
I first accessed the Wave 1 dataset around 2012 at which time there was a ‘missing’ category for the derived variable... Sharon Cruise

10/12/2015

05:11 PM Support #410 (Closed): Income in Understanding and BHPS
see #429 Redmine Admin
09:26 AM Support #425 (Closed): MEMORIG unclear values
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09:26 AM Support #422 (Closed): SIC 2007 variables in Wave 3
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09:25 AM Support #420 (Closed): NPD linkage
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09:23 AM Support #430: Sample size and weight within blood sample w2
Hi,
Thank you very much for your response.
Indeed, I would do a cross-sectional analysis of wave 2 data only, w...
Gaelle Albertus

10/09/2015

02:44 PM Support #430: Sample size and weight within blood sample w2
Gaelle,
Thank you for your question. From your message I understand that you want to use information from three so...
Olena Kaminska
09:25 AM Support #430 (Closed): Sample size and weight within blood sample w2
Hi,
I am working on Nurse Health Assessment database in order to use data related to biomarkers and health. I deci...
Gaelle Albertus

10/08/2015

05:22 PM Support #424: Proxies in general, how do they work?
Hello Vernon,
As a general rule if any of the response outcomes say proxy (value = -7) it means that this was a pr...
Alita Nandi

10/07/2015

03:30 PM Support #429 (Closed): Calculation of Benefits Income in BHPS and USoc
I am writing with the hopes that someone can clarify precisely how income from benefits is constructed in the BHPS (a... Lori Bougher
09:10 AM Support #412 (Closed): Weights for BHPS and Understanding Society
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09:10 AM Support #414 (Closed): Weights for unbalanced panel
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09:09 AM Support #421: mining of genetic + other data: collaboration?
Just to acknowledge receipt - we hope to have a reply for you soon. On behalf of the team, Jakob Redmine Admin
08:44 AM Support #423 (Closed): Application to use HES data
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08:41 AM Support #427: Income variables' descriptive stats on US website do not match my results
The online documentation is incorrect in these cases. Thanks for making us aware of this.
On behalf of the team,
J...
Redmine Admin

10/05/2015

01:35 PM Support #426: Merging youth to family information
Follow these steps:
1. Merge youth questionnaire file, w_youth, to w_indall using pidp. The variables that you nee...
Alita Nandi
11:43 AM Support #428 (Closed): Adult SC Questionnaire Wave 2
hi User support,
i'm using the questions on alcohol drinking from the W2 SC interview. specifically my questions a...
afshin zilanawala

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:/...
Redmine Admin

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
 

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