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From 05/08/2016 to 06/06/2016

06/06/2016

10:42 AM Support #574 (In Progress): Labour income variables
Dear Catherine,
Many thanks for your enquiry.
Total labour income is the sum of income as an employee, income f...
Victoria Nolan
09:52 AM Support #567 (Closed): Household Income vs. Housing costs
Victoria Nolan
09:51 AM Support #572 (Closed): No description of difference between b_nqfhigh_dv and b_qfhigh_dv in Wave 2
Victoria Nolan
09:50 AM Support #563 (Closed): Weights when using the youth panel
Victoria Nolan
09:50 AM Support #561 (Closed): Survey design and longitudinal weight choice in unbalanced panels
Victoria Nolan

06/05/2016

08:29 AM Support #575 (Closed): Institutional accommodation definition
I am looking for the definitions used for institution (type of dwelling) and for the categories of institutional acco... Galit Gordoni

06/04/2016

08:18 AM Support #574 (Closed): Labour income variables
Hi,
I am doing some research which involves looking at wages. In the data for the variable "total monthly labour ...
Catherine Taylor

06/03/2016

03:01 PM Support #570: Missing stable characteristics data in xwavedat
Hi Megan,
1. Parental education was asked of the first 6 months sample (that is a quarter of the UKHLS sample) in ...
Alita Nandi
01:34 PM Support #573 (In Progress): citizenship in BHPS
The individual cross-wave identifier is PID. You can use that to attach these variables to all waves.
Alternative...
Alita Nandi

06/02/2016

01:10 PM Support #568 (Closed): BHPS: analysing results from children who have left the household and matching them to their parents
Victoria Nolan

06/01/2016

10:02 AM Support #571 (Feedback): routing for a_jbhad and b_jbbgd/b_jbbgm/b_jbbgy
Dear Zoe,
further to my previous reply, I can now confirm that there has been a data processing error in Wave 2. The...
Gundi Knies

05/31/2016

03:17 PM Support #566 (Closed): Data on children's mental health
Victoria Nolan
03:17 PM Support #564 (Closed): Is there an Opportunity to get the BHPS Waves 1-18 and BHPS data that's integrated in UKHLS as one big dataset?
Victoria Nolan
03:16 PM Support #557 (Closed): hscost mgold
Victoria Nolan
03:16 PM Support #556 (Closed): Death in BHPS and US
Victoria Nolan
03:16 PM Support #554 (Closed): Special license data for non-UK issues
Victoria Nolan
03:15 PM Support #554 (Resolved): Special license data for non-UK issues
Victoria Nolan
03:15 PM Support #560 (Closed): PNO of spouse in BHPS and UKHLS
Victoria Nolan

05/30/2016

04:33 PM Support #573 (Closed): citizenship in BHPS
Hi there
I am looking for a variable Nationality / Citizenship in the BHPS.
So far I only found Country Born or ...
Matthias Buser

05/27/2016

01:17 PM Support #567: Household Income vs. Housing costs
Hi Emily,
sorry this took a bit longer to reply.
We have checked with experts on income and expenditure data to s...
Gundi Knies
12:55 PM Support #547: Socio-economic status parents BHPS and UKHLS
Dear Victoria,
Many thanks for your reply. I have noticed that there are a lot of missing values on the PASOC vari...
Christa Hubers
11:58 AM Support #570: Missing stable characteristics data in xwavedat
Hi Alita,

Thanks for your quick response.

I understand that this question would not be asked of children 11-1...
Megan Scott

05/25/2016

01:00 PM Support #572: No description of difference between b_nqfhigh_dv and b_qfhigh_dv in Wave 2
Great!
FYI you won't find any information about derived variables / weights in the questionnaire because these var...
Gundi Knies
12:57 PM Support #572: No description of difference between b_nqfhigh_dv and b_qfhigh_dv in Wave 2
Hi Gundi
Sorry, that’s me using the wrong terminology! I meant the PDF of the questionnaire that is downloaded wit...
Rachel Sumner
12:49 PM Support #572 (In Progress): No description of difference between b_nqfhigh_dv and b_qfhigh_dv in Wave 2
Hi Rachel,
I am not sure what you mean by the "codebook"?
Have you tried the online dataset documentation? The vari...
Gundi Knies
12:08 PM Support #572 (Closed): No description of difference between b_nqfhigh_dv and b_qfhigh_dv in Wave 2
Hi
I'm struggling to work with the above two variables. Their difference is not delineated in the code book/docume...
Rachel Sumner

05/24/2016

01:26 PM Support #538 (In Progress): missing proxy interviews in wave 1
Alita Nandi
01:25 PM Support #563 (In Progress): Weights when using the youth panel
Alita Nandi
01:23 PM Support #565 (Closed): Egoalt file and meaning of alwstat codes
Alita Nandi
10:59 AM Support #561: Survey design and longitudinal weight choice in unbalanced panels
Dan,
1) xtreg assumes you have clustering / nesting (this does not include psu - some nesting related to analysis)...
Olena Kaminska

05/23/2016

07:20 PM Support #561: Survey design and longitudinal weight choice in unbalanced panels
And thanks Alita - have found and read that example!
Alita Nandi wrote:
> Hello Dan,
>
> The training manual t...
Dan Brown
07:19 PM Support #561: Survey design and longitudinal weight choice in unbalanced panels
Hi Olena,
Thanks for your reply.
I have two follow up questions:
1) You say 'basically you will have at leas...
Dan Brown
05:48 PM Support #561: Survey design and longitudinal weight choice in unbalanced panels
Hello Dan,
The training manual that Olena has asked you to look at to deal with single unit PSUs, is Example 6 of ...
Alita Nandi
04:58 PM Support #561: Survey design and longitudinal weight choice in unbalanced panels
Dan,
Thanks for your questions.
To start with the issues with weights and strata+psu are separate and are not re...
Olena Kaminska
06:49 PM Support #568 (In Progress): BHPS: analysing results from children who have left the household and matching them to their parents
Hi Marianne,
there are different ways of doing this.
One option is to start off with the data file XWAVEDAT. It in...
Gundi Knies
11:15 AM Support #571 (In Progress): routing for a_jbhad and b_jbbgd/b_jbbgm/b_jbbgy
Hi Zoe,
on your query regarding a_jbhad. In Wave 1 JBHAD had the following routing:
if (JBHAS = 2 and JBOFF = 2)
...
Gundi Knies

05/21/2016

04:25 PM Support #571 (Closed): routing for a_jbhad and b_jbbgd/b_jbbgm/b_jbbgy
Hi,
I am trying to work out the routing for some of the employment variables and for some variables, the routing i...
Zoe Oldfield

05/20/2016

02:08 PM Support #569 (In Progress): Repeated child identifer for a given adult in a_natchild file
Hi Paulino,
Thanks for letting us know. We are looking into this.
Best wishes,
Alita
Alita Nandi
12:04 PM Support #569 (Closed): Repeated child identifer for a given adult in a_natchild file
Hello,
In the file a_natchild the variable a_childno records every child listed by a given adult. However, some of...
Paulino Font Gilabert
01:59 PM Support #570 (In Progress): Missing stable characteristics data in xwavedat
Hi Meg,
This file includes every person who has ever been part of a sampled and enumerated household. Which means ...
Alita Nandi
01:50 PM Support #570 (Closed): Missing stable characteristics data in xwavedat
Hi,
I am using the xwavedat file to match stable characteristics of individuals in the main survey, but I noticed ...
Megan Scott

05/19/2016

10:25 PM Support #568 (Closed): BHPS: analysing results from children who have left the household and matching them to their parents
Hi, I'm hoping someone could offer some guidance.
I'm currently working with the BHPS and trying to see the effect...
marianne walker
04:47 PM Support #563: Weights when using the youth panel
Libby,
Thank you for your question. You situation is complex and unique and we do not have the weight that will ta...
Olena Kaminska
04:39 PM Support #566 (In Progress): Data on children's mental health
Yes, there is information on 10-15 yaer olds' SDQ scores (see the youth quesionnaires), their self-reported ethnic gr... Alita Nandi
01:53 PM Support #564 (Feedback): Is there an Opportunity to get the BHPS Waves 1-18 and BHPS data that's integrated in UKHLS as one big dataset?
Hi Leolo,
we do not provide a combined BHPS/Understanding Society, but the BHPS member’s pid is included in the Unde...
Gundi Knies
08:37 AM Support #567 (Closed): Household Income vs. Housing costs
I am trying to derive a measure of the % of household income that is spent on housing. I am using gross household in... Emily Murray

05/17/2016

02:46 PM Support #511 (Closed): SCEVERDRNK variable Wave 2
Victoria Nolan
02:46 PM Support #537 (Closed): Merged File Request
Victoria Nolan

05/16/2016

10:11 PM Support #566 (Closed): Data on children's mental health
Dear Understanding Society,
I wanted to ask about the process of applying to access the data for a research proje...
Sophie Epstein
12:56 PM Support #565 (Closed): Egoalt file and meaning of alwstat codes
I have previously asked ISER for the meaning of the alwstat codes in the egoalt file, but did so via email (not on th... Dan Brown

05/12/2016

07:42 PM Support #564 (Closed): Is there an Opportunity to get the BHPS Waves 1-18 and BHPS data that's integrated in UKHLS as one big dataset?
Hey,
If I understood coorectly, the BHPS got completely integrated into UKHLS. So that the variables and questionair...
Leolo Vogt
04:46 PM Support #563 (Closed): Weights when using the youth panel
Hi,
I'm wondering which are the most appropriate weights for my analysis. I'm analysing employment transitions betwe...
Libby Webb
02:00 PM Support #554: Special license data for non-UK issues
Hi Moyin,
Apologies for the delay. Please find attached details of the 2a/2b classificaitons for BHPS and UKHLS.
...
Victoria Nolan
01:38 PM Support #557 (Resolved): hscost mgold
Dear David,
Apologies for the delay in responding. We do not currently provide a summary measure of housing/mortga...
Victoria Nolan
09:39 AM Support #561: Survey design and longitudinal weight choice in unbalanced panels
Dear Dan,
Many thanks for your follow-up. My colleague Olena, who is responsible for weighting, is currently on le...
Victoria Nolan

05/11/2016

05:49 PM Support #561: Survey design and longitudinal weight choice in unbalanced panels
Dear Victoria,
Thanks for your reply, and sorry for posting as an attachment! I have read the worksheets on weight...
Dan Brown

05/10/2016

05:16 PM Support #556: Death in BHPS and US
Hi Emily,
"ret'ing" stands for "retiring" and "ret'd" for "retired". If you cross-tabulate astat with the variable l...
Gundi Knies
04:18 PM Support #561 (In Progress): Survey design and longitudinal weight choice in unbalanced panels
Dear Dan,
Many thanks for your enquiry. In the first instance, please have a look at the worksheets on weighting i...
Victoria Nolan
03:48 PM Support #561 (Closed): Survey design and longitudinal weight choice in unbalanced panels
Hi all!
My questions are in the attached pdf file. Thanks very much for your help!
Cheers,
Dan
Dan Brown
04:03 PM Support #541 (Closed): Health conditions module
Victoria Nolan
04:02 PM Support #555 (Closed): Household and individual income components
Victoria Nolan
04:02 PM Support #550 (Closed): Interview date
Victoria Nolan
04:01 PM Support #553 (Closed): Measuring highest level of education in both the BHPS and US data
Victoria Nolan
04:01 PM Support #551 (Closed): Hiqual_dv derivation
Victoria Nolan
04:00 PM Support #544 (Closed): Background informations on the questions in BHPS/US data regarding gender equality
Victoria Nolan
04:00 PM Support #549 (Closed): self employment
Victoria Nolan
03:59 PM Support #543 (Closed): household income
Victoria Nolan
 

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