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From 03/29/2018 to 04/27/2018

04/27/2018

04:10 PM Support #968: Wording of Annual History Questions
Thanks, Stephanie.
Just to add to this, I'm interested in how the following fed forward variables are calculated: ...
Liam Wright
03:21 PM Support #968 (In Progress): Wording of Annual History Questions
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
03:20 PM Support #966 (In Progress): Active Healthy Kids Wales - Call for Wales Data
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
12:39 PM Support #949: Total length of interview time for individual interviews
Thank you! Do you know when the IP10 release will be? I am in need of the end times for the Wave 8 data rather immedi... Dana Garbarski

04/25/2018

01:20 PM Support #968 (Resolved): Wording of Annual History Questions
*Hi,
I've also raised this issue in #957, but am not sure how to change assignee and not sure if you will get it.*...
Liam Wright

04/24/2018

04:41 PM Support #966 (Resolved): Active Healthy Kids Wales - Call for Wales Data
Dear Understanding Society members,
I am contacting you on behalf of the Active Healthy Kids Wales report card exp...
Richard Tyler
04:03 PM Support #957: Annual History Routing
Hi Stephanie,
Thanks for the information. I'd rather not exclude these participants as, though they are small in n...
Liam Wright
01:34 PM Support #962: NPD Organisation linking
Dear Stephanie,
Great, that answers my question, thanks very much for your help.
Best regards,
Liam
Liam Wren-Lewis

04/23/2018

06:06 PM Support #962 (Feedback): NPD Organisation linking
Dear Liam,
Yes, you will be able to use the linked NPD data to obtain primary school for groups (a) and (b) as lae...
Stephanie Auty
05:59 PM Support #924 (Resolved): Derivation of Fed Forward Values
This issue continues in #957. Stephanie Auty
05:59 PM Support #957 (Feedback): Annual History Routing
Dear Liam,
There is indeed a small group of people that are sent through two bits of routing that are almost alway...
Stephanie Auty
05:18 PM Support #949 (Feedback): Total length of interview time for individual interviews
Dear Dana,
The variables for end time at Wave 8 will be included in the IP10 release, as will start and end times ...
Stephanie Auty
11:36 AM Support #965 (Feedback): Sample weights
Stephanie Auty
10:48 AM Support #965: Sample weights
Jason,
Thanks for your question. The best weights for you are: for cross-sectional analysis it is g_indinui_xw (th...
Olena Kaminska
11:35 AM Support #963 (Feedback): Youth Self-Completion Longitudinal Weights
Stephanie Auty
11:33 AM Support #963: Youth Self-Completion Longitudinal Weights
Amy,
Yes, the reason is that there is no one person that will be in your analysis as we interview youth between 10-1...
Olena Kaminska

04/21/2018

04:04 PM Support #947: the birthyear of all children (in and outside the household) born by a given female respondent
Dear Alita,
first of all, thank you very much for your helpful code. I ran it and it works. And I did append the ...
Nico Ochmann

04/20/2018

10:44 PM Support #951: Deriving alcohol consumption units
Thank you! This is just the response I needed. jason morgan
04:25 PM Support #951 (Feedback): Deriving alcohol consumption units
Dear Jason,

In most cases during self-completion questions only one question is shown at once, and since g_auditc...
Stephanie Auty
10:43 PM Support #965: Sample weights
Thank you so much!!!
(This left me with just 2 options and both produced almost identical results so I am going wi...
jason morgan
04:31 PM Support #965: Sample weights
Dear Jason,
I'm not sure if Olena will see this in time to answer you before the weekend, so I wanted to provide a...
Stephanie Auty
04:26 PM Support #965 (In Progress): Sample weights
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
08:21 AM Support #965 (Resolved): Sample weights
Dear USoc Team,
Slightly more urgently than my previous question (I have reconciled it now) I was wondering what p...
jason morgan

04/19/2018

05:14 PM Support #963 (In Progress): Youth Self-Completion Longitudinal Weights
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
12:16 PM Support #963 (Resolved): Youth Self-Completion Longitudinal Weights
Dear US support,
I want to use wave 1-7 youth data in a longitudinal analysis. I can, however, only find cross-se...
Amy Orben
05:11 PM Support #962 (In Progress): NPD Organisation linking
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
11:13 AM Support #962 (Resolved): NPD Organisation linking
Dear Understanding Society,
I would like to link as many people as possible in the Understanding Society survey to...
Liam Wren-Lewis
05:04 PM Support #961 (In Progress): Number of years in education and individual income
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty

04/18/2018

03:55 PM Support #960: pid and pidp not uniquely identifying rows
That helps a lot.
Thank you so much for your help!
Best regards,
Gabriele
Gabriele Dente
09:13 AM Support #960: pid and pidp not uniquely identifying rows
Hello Gabriele,
The row in indresp is uniquely identified by pid/pidp but the rows in files income & jobhist are u...
Alita Nandi
09:49 AM Support #947: the birthyear of all children (in and outside the household) born by a given female respondent
Dear Nico,
Sorry, yes you are right.
1. birthyear of co-resident children can be identified using A_INDALL and ...
Alita Nandi

04/17/2018

02:32 PM Support #961 (Resolved): Number of years in education and individual income
I am currently writing my dissertation on the impact of occupation on the self-rated health outcomes of British worke... Paul Jones

04/16/2018

08:32 PM Support #953: Variable on intention to quit/leave current job
Dear Stephanie
thank you for your reply and for sending the link. Much appreciated.
This variable may be an adequat...
Ourega-Zoe Ejebu
03:22 PM Support #953 (Feedback): Variable on intention to quit/leave current job
Dear Zoé,
We do not have exactly that question, but you may find some of the questions asked in the Work Condition...
Stephanie Auty
05:24 PM Support #949: Total length of interview time for individual interviews
Dear Dana,
Interview start time and interview end time are available in w_indresp_ip in Waves 7 and 9, with the fo...
Stephanie Auty
05:06 PM Support #960 (In Progress): pid and pidp not uniquely identifying rows
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
03:10 PM Support #960 (Resolved): pid and pidp not uniquely identifying rows
Greetings,
I'm trying to use the BHPS armonised files, and wanted to merge files in the same waves (I need to merg...
Gabriele Dente
03:44 PM Support #958 (Feedback): Wave 6 Innovation Panel - missing risk questions.
Dear Joe,
Do you mean the Time and risk preference module, questions listed here?
https://www.understandingsociet...
Stephanie Auty
03:33 PM Support #956 (Feedback): Height and weight in wave 18
Dear Lana,
The height and weight questions you can see on the questionnaire for Wave B18 are part of the youth que...
Stephanie Auty
03:31 PM Support #955 (Feedback): Individual level net monthly income and social benefit income
Dear Anisa,
There are two parts to answer to this.
Firstly, the data are collected at the individual level but ...
Stephanie Auty
03:28 PM Support #954 (Feedback): Nurse health assessment - bioimpedance measures
Dear Dr Per-Ola Sundin,
The water percentage was collected and can be found with the variable name wtpc. The other...
Stephanie Auty

04/13/2018

06:39 PM Support #959 (Feedback): Neighbourhood data
Dear Dora,
we do indeed have plenty of other information about neighbourhoods! We also collect information about nei...
Gundi Knies
04:59 PM Support #959 (In Progress): Neighbourhood data
Stephanie Auty
12:41 PM Support #959 (Resolved): Neighbourhood data
Dear all,
I would like to ask whether there are *any* neighbourhood data available apart from the self-reported qu...
Theodora Kokosi
04:58 PM Support #957 (In Progress): Annual History Routing
Dear Liam,
Apologies, you're right - the status and assignee were not updated so we didn't see your response to #9...
Stephanie Auty
04:50 PM Support #958 (In Progress): Wave 6 Innovation Panel - missing risk questions.
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
12:18 PM Support #958 (Resolved): Wave 6 Innovation Panel - missing risk questions.
In wave 6 of the innovation panel, there were a series of risk questions added to the survey.
See this paper for a...
Joe Gladstone
01:38 PM Support #918: lnprnt - number of children ever had
Dear Alita,
I believe I spotted yet another issue here in the context of generating the number of children ever b...
Nico Ochmann
11:40 AM Support #947: the birthyear of all children (in and outside the household) born by a given female respondent
Dear Alita,
please no hurry, I just want to write this because I want to have it out there. I am trying to find t...
Nico Ochmann

04/12/2018

02:20 PM Support #947: the birthyear of all children (in and outside the household) born by a given female respondent
Dear Alita,
my work is under way, I do have one question before I dive into it. You write above that a_natchild h...
Nico Ochmann
01:16 PM Support #957 (Resolved): Annual History Routing
Hi,
I've posted this in another issue (#924), but am not sure whether the status will change so you will be made a...
Liam Wright
01:09 PM Support #924: Derivation of Fed Forward Values
Hi,
Just writing to see if there was an answer to this?
I'm currently trying to derive consistent work-life his...
Liam Wright

04/11/2018

03:09 PM Support #956 (In Progress): Height and weight in wave 18
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
02:31 PM Support #956 (Resolved): Height and weight in wave 18
Hi,
I am using the harmonised Understanding Society/BHPS data, where I have found height and weight information of...
Lana Krehic

04/10/2018

09:39 PM Support #952 (Feedback): variable g_frjtpn, ‘PNO of joint recipient’, on the data file g_income
Dear Simone,
The error on g_frjtpn will not have affected either of these variables.
Best wishes,
Stephanie Au...
Stephanie Auty
09:10 PM Support #955 (In Progress): Individual level net monthly income and social benefit income
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
03:40 PM Support #955 (Resolved): Individual level net monthly income and social benefit income
Hi,
I am using individual level net monthly income (w_fimnnet_dv) and am looking at the different income componen...
Anisa Butt
08:43 PM Support #948: Impevents question transcripts
Dear Thiemo,
We do not release the free-text responses as it’s possible they would include something disclosive ab...
Stephanie Auty
01:22 PM Support #951: Deriving alcohol consumption units
(As another thought: since the DrinkFreq (g_auditc3) categories are measured in proportions of a year - it may be bet... jason morgan
10:10 AM Support #947 (Feedback): the birthyear of all children (in and outside the household) born by a given female respondent
In Wave 1, a_natchild will have birth year information for all children ever born to the respondent. After Wave 1, w_... Alita Nandi

04/09/2018

05:13 PM Support #954 (In Progress): Nurse health assessment - bioimpedance measures
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
03:01 PM Support #954 (Resolved): Nurse health assessment - bioimpedance measures
I am analysing data from the Understanding society Nurse Health assessment. To evaluate kidney function I aim to use ... Per-Ola Sundin
05:13 PM Support #953 (In Progress): Variable on intention to quit/leave current job
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
01:30 PM Support #953 (Resolved): Variable on intention to quit/leave current job
Dear all,
I am looking for a variable indicating whether respondents intent to leave/quit their job.
Does UKHLS c...
Ourega-Zoe Ejebu
05:12 PM Support #952: variable g_frjtpn, ‘PNO of joint recipient’, on the data file g_income
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
10:30 AM Support #952 (In Progress): variable g_frjtpn, ‘PNO of joint recipient’, on the data file g_income
Stephanie Auty
10:29 AM Support #951 (In Progress): Deriving alcohol consumption units
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty

04/08/2018

11:22 AM Support #952 (Resolved): variable g_frjtpn, ‘PNO of joint recipient’, on the data file g_income
Hi,
A few days ago I received an email from Graham Jolliffe about an error of the variable g_frjtpn, ‘PNO of joint...
Simone Angioloni

04/07/2018

11:48 PM Support #951 (Feedback): Deriving alcohol consumption units
Dear USoc Team,
My research is examining the impact of alcohol consumption on individual earnings.
With regards...
jason morgan

04/05/2018

03:51 PM Support #946 (Feedback): hiqual_dv values
Dear Rory,
Yes, this is because we have re-released the data but the online documentation is not yet updated.
B...
Stephanie Auty
03:10 PM Support #910: How to download NPD linked UKHLS
Dear Nirosha,
Please contact the UKDS helpdesk if you believe you are receiving this message in error:
https://ww...
Stephanie Auty
12:29 PM Support #910: How to download NPD linked UKHLS
From: NIROSHA ELSEM VARGHESE [mailto:nirosha.varghese@phd.unibocconi.it]
Sent: 06 February 2018 12:27
To: usersupp...
Stephanie Auty
01:21 PM Support #950: IP8 interviewer numbers
Unfortunately, subtracting 21000000 from all eligible (not missing, -9/-1) h_intnum in the wave 8 household data from... Dana Garbarski
01:19 PM Support #950: IP8 interviewer numbers
Jonathan Burton wrote:
> You should be able to fix it by subtracting 21000000 from positive numbers if they are abov...
Dana Garbarski
12:46 PM Support #950 (Feedback): IP8 interviewer numbers
Stephanie Auty
12:22 PM Support #950: IP8 interviewer numbers
i_intnum in i_indresp_ip is not correct at all – this will be addressed at IP10 release Jonathan Burton
12:20 PM Support #950: IP8 interviewer numbers

You should be able to fix it by subtracting 21000000 from positive numbers if they are above 42000000. This will br...
Jonathan Burton
09:28 AM Support #950 (Resolved): IP8 interviewer numbers
Hi,
I am raising this on behalf of Dana Garbarski who contacted me directly - dgarbarski@luc.edu
It's a follow ...
Jonathan Burton
12:58 PM Support #895: data release mental health and social media
Dear Danilo,
If you read the questionnaire as above, you will see question 27 contains the SDQ variables, and they...
Stephanie Auty
12:34 PM Support #895: data release mental health and social media
From: danilo di emidio [mailto:danilo_di_emidio@hotmail.com]
Sent: 12 February 2018 18:16
To: usersupport@understa...
Stephanie Auty
12:36 PM Support #944 (Resolved): Lowest level reliability with spatial data
From: Paul Downward [mailto:P.Downward@lboro.ac.uk]
Sent: 03 April 2018 11:52
To: usersupport@understandingsociety...
Stephanie Auty
12:35 PM Support #939 (Resolved): Northern Irish Sample
From: Tara McNeill [mailto:tara.mcneill7@gmail.com]
Sent: 23 March 2018 16:00
To: usersupport@understandingsociety...
Stephanie Auty
12:35 PM Support #919 (Resolved): weights for pooled cross-sections over waves (a)-(g)
From: Nico Ochmann [mailto:nico.ochmann@manchester.ac.uk]
Sent: 14 February 2018 12:24
To: usersupport@understandi...
Stephanie Auty
12:31 PM Support #906: Highest educational qualification using qfhigh_dv: potential issues with immigrants
From: Nico Ochmann [mailto:nico.ochmann@manchester.ac.uk]
Sent: 07 February 2018 11:47
To: usersupport@understandi...
Stephanie Auty
10:11 AM Support #949 (In Progress): Total length of interview time for individual interviews
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty

04/04/2018

05:13 PM Support #949 (Resolved): Total length of interview time for individual interviews
Hello,
I'm trying to figure out whether there is a variable that gives the total length of time in which an individu...
Dana Garbarski
03:30 PM Support #948 (In Progress): Impevents question transcripts
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
10:32 AM Support #948 (Resolved): Impevents question transcripts
Dear USOC support team,
I am looking to see if its possible to access the transcribed data for the following quest...
Thiemo Fetzer
01:20 PM Support #918: lnprnt - number of children ever had
Hi Alice,
In the BHPS, everyone was asked about all natural children (co-resident or non-resident) in Wave B for t...
Alita Nandi

04/03/2018

05:31 PM Support #918: lnprnt - number of children ever had
Hi Alice,
I have asked our BHPS experts to answer your question.
In the meantime you could take a look at the ...
Alita Nandi
05:29 PM Support #918: lnprnt - number of children ever had
Hi Nico,
1. Good idea to include ceasarian birth - thanks for spotting that.
2. The number of pregout variables d...
Alita Nandi
12:38 PM Support #947 (In Progress): the birthyear of all children (in and outside the household) born by a given female respondent
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
12:23 PM Support #947 (Resolved): the birthyear of all children (in and outside the household) born by a given female respondent
Hi Alita,
this is my last question for you for a while, promised. I would like to get your general take on it tho...
Nico Ochmann
11:52 AM Support #945: total number of siblings of a given respondent (gender is irrelevant)
Dear Stephanie,
thank you very much for your help.
I think I can do it now.
Best wishes.
Nico
Nico Ochmann
10:52 AM Support #945 (Feedback): total number of siblings of a given respondent (gender is irrelevant)
Dear Nico,
The variables you have found give the number of siblings the respondent is not living with, so you will...
Stephanie Auty
09:50 AM Support #945 (In Progress): total number of siblings of a given respondent (gender is irrelevant)
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
11:38 AM Support #944: Lowest level reliability with spatial data
Dear Paul,
Thank you for your question. If you mean a unit of analysis - there isn't any restriction. You can use ...
Olena Kaminska
09:50 AM Support #946 (In Progress): hiqual_dv values
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty

03/31/2018

04:44 AM Support #918: lnprnt - number of children ever had
Hi Alita,
Thank you so much for the information and code.
I am utilising the original BHPS sample (hhorig==3) a...
Alice Campbell
 

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