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From 08/14/2018 to 09/12/2018

09/12/2018

01:22 PM Support #1049 (In Progress): Scottish Education Data Linkage
Stephanie Auty
12:14 PM Support #1049 (Resolved): Scottish Education Data Linkage
Dear Support Team,
I was wondering when the linked UKHLS - Scottish Education Data might be released/available for...
Sarah Stopforth
12:15 PM Support #1021 (Feedback): Household weighting for longitudinal analysis
Stephanie Auty
12:05 PM Support #1021: Household weighting for longitudinal analysis
Dear Ante,
1) You can use household weight if you have information for everyone in the household (if the informati...
Olena Kaminska
12:14 PM Support #1047 (Feedback): Weights
Stephanie Auty
11:41 AM Support #1047: Weights
Yulia,
We do not provide longitudinal weights for youth self-completion because there is no child that participate...
Olena Kaminska
11:57 AM Support #1008: Creating longitudinal weights
Joe,
I see the problem you are facing and I see the reasoning behind it. I will make two further suggestions:
1. ...
Olena Kaminska

09/11/2018

05:26 PM Support #1027 (Feedback): Pregnancy status
Dear Lydia,
There is a variable available in Waves 14 and 16 of BHPS, bw_hlpreg, which you could use, but there ar...
Stephanie Auty
04:57 PM Support #1044: Merging children to parents in Wave 2 of Understanding Society survery
Dear Joseph,
I just wanted to add that we run a training course here at Essex and online, which could be helpful f...
Stephanie Auty
02:35 PM Support #1044: Merging children to parents in Wave 2 of Understanding Society survery
Thank you Gundi,
I will let you know how I get on with the merging, your input and explanations have been invaluab...
Joseph Williams
01:57 PM Support #1044: Merging children to parents in Wave 2 of Understanding Society survery
Why not just try and see! If it does not work out as a 1:1 match, it may be useful to think again about which variabl... Gundi Knies
01:39 PM Support #1044: Merging children to parents in Wave 2 of Understanding Society survery
Dear Gundi,
Thank you again for all your help in this matter, my research question is based on a child-mother-fath...
Joseph Williams
01:31 PM Support #1044: Merging children to parents in Wave 2 of Understanding Society survery
Hi Joseph,
to decide which cases to keep you need to understand who the mismatches on _mnpid on b_youth and pidp on ...
Gundi Knies
12:26 PM Support #1044: Merging children to parents in Wave 2 of Understanding Society survery
Hi Gundi,
I also had a question about the ethnic minority boost sample, how would one go about removing this samp...
Joseph Williams
12:07 PM Support #1044: Merging children to parents in Wave 2 of Understanding Society survery
Hi Gundi,
Thank you for the explanation, I believe i have now been able to merge the data successfully using the f...
Joseph Williams
11:17 AM Support #1044: Merging children to parents in Wave 2 of Understanding Society survery
Joseph,
that is fine - the data structure is a bit complex.
Remember, that your dataset is now at the level of a...
Gundi Knies
10:24 AM Support #1044: Merging children to parents in Wave 2 of Understanding Society survery
Hi Gundi,
I tried renaming the variables, but seem to come out with the same outcome. Please see below the code I ...
Joseph Williams
09:55 AM Support #1044: Merging children to parents in Wave 2 of Understanding Society survery
Hi Joseph,
the suggestion is to rename all child-level variables of interest, including the child's pidp, so they ar...
Gundi Knies
09:34 AM Support #1044: Merging children to parents in Wave 2 of Understanding Society survery
Dear Gundi,
Thank you for the speedy response, following the instructions I tried to merge the data, but I am unsu...
Joseph Williams
09:04 AM Support #1044 (Feedback): Merging children to parents in Wave 2 of Understanding Society survery
Dear Joseph,
please see this query. It has a step-by-step guide on how to link info child records with their mother'...
Gundi Knies
04:52 PM Support #1046 (Feedback): Wave 8
Dear Per-Ola,
Yes, the Wave 8 data is still scheduled for release in November.
Best wishes,
Stephanie
Stephanie Auty
01:23 PM Support #1046 (Resolved): Wave 8
Could you please inform me whether wave 8 will be released i november as planned?
Yours sincerely
Per-Ola Sundin
Per-Ola Sundin
04:44 PM Support #1030 (Feedback): how to incorporate the ISCO-88 into the regression in STATA
Dear Yuting,
It seems that your question relates to how to build your analysis model. Our remit at the User Forum ...
Stephanie Auty
01:36 PM Support #1047 (Feedback): Weights
Dear Support Team,
I am emailing you because I am trying to understand how the weights should be applied for my fi...
Yuliya Kazakova
11:05 AM Support #1043 (In Progress): Seaming effects
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
11:04 AM Support #1042 (In Progress): usage of social welfare services
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
11:03 AM Support #1038 (In Progress): Imputations for savings, investment, debts and housing value
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

09/10/2018

11:38 PM Support #1044 (Resolved): Merging children to parents in Wave 2 of Understanding Society survery
Hi,
I am very new to Stata and I have been trying without success to merge young children to their parents using i...
Joseph Williams
02:25 PM Support #1043 (Resolved): Seaming effects
Dear US Support,
I noticed that there are often "seaming effects"
when merging BHPS and UKHLS. For instance, thi...
Lydia Palumbo
12:27 PM Support #1042 (Resolved): usage of social welfare services
Hi,
Please see the link below: https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/mainstage/dataset-documentatio...
Yanan Zhang

09/07/2018

05:42 PM Support #218 (In Progress): Use of health and welfare services in USoC
Stephanie Auty
03:20 PM Support #218: Use of health and welfare services in USoC
Hi, I have the same concerns. Do you get any answer about it? Yanan Zhang
11:17 AM Support #1038 (Resolved): Imputations for savings, investment, debts and housing value
Dear support team, I am interested in net worth which I derive from the variables savings, investments, debts (bhps w... Nora Müller
11:12 AM Support #1021: Household weighting for longitudinal analysis
Dear Ante,
Apologies for the slow response to this issue. Our weighting team have been on annual leave and will re...
Stephanie Auty

09/03/2018

05:27 PM Support #1030 (In Progress): how to incorporate the ISCO-88 into the regression in STATA
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
01:15 PM Support #1026 (Feedback): Personality composite scores
Stephanie Auty
11:45 AM Support #1028 (Feedback): BHPS variables ''drinking'' +''obesity''
Stephanie Auty

09/02/2018

02:50 PM Support #1030 (Resolved): how to incorporate the ISCO-88 into the regression in STATA
Dear office,
Since I am using the BHPS 18waves for my research: how the socioeconomics status affect the self-asse...
Yuting Deng

08/31/2018

02:03 PM Support #1028: BHPS variables ''drinking'' +''obesity''
Hello,
You can look for the variables available in the BHPS waves 1-18 here: https://www.iser.essex.ac.uk/bhps/doc...
Alita Nandi
01:56 PM Support #1028 (Resolved): BHPS variables ''drinking'' +''obesity''
Dear BHPS office,
Since i am using the BHPS wave1-wave18 datasets for my research, and i need to find some health-...
Yuting Deng

08/28/2018

05:56 PM Support #1027 (In Progress): Pregnancy status
Hello Lydia,
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back ...
Alita Nandi
05:54 PM Support #1026 (In Progress): Personality composite scores
Hello Y Hu,
No factor analysis was not used. The standard approach of measuring the Big 5 personality traits based...
Alita Nandi
09:42 AM Support #1013: Weights for use with wave 2 self-completion questionnaire & nurse assessment data
Dear Stephanie
Many thanks for your help - I'll go ahead with those weights.
Kind regards
Rachel
Rachel Bennett

08/27/2018

02:19 PM Support #1027 (Resolved): Pregnancy status
Dear User Support,
I am trying to identify women who were pregnant at the time of the interview. I could find a u...
Lydia Palumbo

08/24/2018

04:00 PM Support #1026 (Resolved): Personality composite scores
We are looking to use some of the personality measures for our analysis; and it would be really useful to know how th... Y Hu

08/23/2018

01:09 PM Support #1022: Longitudinal weight
Hi Camille,
The longitudinal weights for people who only appear in waves 3 & 4 (or 2 & 4, or 2& 3 etc) will be zer...
Alita Nandi

08/22/2018

12:48 PM Support #1013 (Feedback): Weights for use with wave 2 self-completion questionnaire & nurse assessment data
Dear Rachel,
A reply from the Weighting team:
Yes, the weight you suggest is the best suboptimal wieght so you s...
Stephanie Auty
10:55 AM Support #1007: Is there a gap in the data, in the year 2009?
Thank you Stephanie, that guide is very helpful. For the moment I've resolved the issue, so do not need further help ... Luis Valenzuela

08/21/2018

06:47 PM Support #1022: Longitudinal weight
Thank you very much for your help Alita.
Concerning people that do not appear in wave 5 but that are here in wave 2 ...
Camille Portier
05:37 PM Support #1022 (Feedback): Longitudinal weight
Take the longitudinal weight from the last wave, Wave 5, in your case and assign that to all previous waves for each ... Alita Nandi
11:04 AM Support #1022: Longitudinal weight
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
06:08 PM Support #1020 (Feedback): Finding variables in the household data (wave 1)
Dear Robin,
To identify a respondent's partner at Wave 1 you can use the variable a_ppid, which contains their par...
Stephanie Auty
05:40 PM Support #1019 (Feedback): Zero longitudinal weights
Alita Nandi
05:40 PM Support #1019: Zero longitudinal weights
Longitudinal weights for any wave are non-zero for OSMs (core sample members) who have been continuously interviewed ... Alita Nandi
03:28 PM Support #1011 (Resolved): merging main dataset (6933) with local authority districts (6666) using for both data sets all waves a-g
Stephanie Auty
03:28 PM Support #1010 (Resolved): Cognition tests from wave 3 planned for wave 9 as well?
Stephanie Auty

08/20/2018

10:15 PM Support #1022 (Resolved): Longitudinal weight
Dear Understanding Society Team,
I am looking at change in health status if individuals accross wave 2 to wave 5. ...
Camille Portier
05:36 PM Support #1021: Household weighting for longitudinal analysis
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

08/19/2018

11:05 AM Support #1021 (Resolved): Household weighting for longitudinal analysis
Dear Understanding Society Team,
I'm running an analysis at the household level with averaged individual-level att...
Ante B

08/16/2018

04:07 PM Support #1020 (In Progress): Finding variables in the household data (wave 1)
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
04:03 PM Support #1020 (Resolved): Finding variables in the household data (wave 1)
I've only just started to try and get my head wrapped around all the files in the SN 5151 and SN 6614 datasets.
It l...
Robin Kramer
03:28 PM Support #1019: Zero longitudinal weights
Dear Alejandra,
Our Weighting team are currently on annual leave so I will provide a brief answer and they can add...
Stephanie Auty
11:38 AM Support #1019 (In Progress): Zero 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
02:58 PM Support #1018 (Feedback): Religion Variable for Northern Ireland
Dear Tara,
The religion questions are asked of everyone in Waves 1, 4 and 8, and of new entrants in the waves betw...
Stephanie Auty

08/15/2018

09:01 PM Support #1019 (Resolved): Zero longitudinal weights
I want to know the reason behind longitudinal weights equal to zero for some individuals. Thank you. Alejandra Villasenor
03:24 PM Support #1017 (Feedback): Creating synthetic households
Stephanie Auty
03:23 PM Support #1015 (Feedback): Selecting women who were employed in the year when their first biological child was born (both BHPS & UKHLS)
Stephanie Auty
03:22 PM Support #1012 (Feedback): Inconsistency on Wave 2 related to Raceldv compared to other waves
Stephanie Auty
03:22 PM Support #1007 (Feedback): Is there a gap in the data, in the year 2009?
Stephanie Auty
03:19 PM Support #1018 (In Progress): Religion Variable for Northern Ireland
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
02:39 PM Support #1018 (Resolved): Religion Variable for Northern Ireland
Good afternoon,
I am working with the Northern Irish sample of Understanding Society and my analysis centers aroun...
Tara McNeill
01:38 PM Support #1009: Details of the f_paygu_dv variable
Dear Stephanie,
Thank you for the response, it is very helpful.
Regards,
Nhlanhla
Nhlanhla Ndebele
11:57 AM Support #1009 (Feedback): Details of the f_paygu_dv variable
Dear Nhlanhla,
Apologies for the delay. Here is a response from our Income team:
Paygu_dv is derived as “Gross ...
Stephanie Auty
12:41 PM Support #1008: Creating longitudinal weights
Apologies for the delayed response. Our Weighting team are currently all on annual leave and will respond when they r... Stephanie Auty
12:41 PM Support #1013: Weights for use with wave 2 self-completion questionnaire & nurse assessment data
Apologies for the delayed response. Our Weighting team are currently all on annual leave and will respond when they r... Stephanie Auty

08/14/2018

06:29 PM Support #1007: Is there a gap in the data, in the year 2009?
Dear Luis,
This is not a sampling dip as the sample is not drawn each year, it is just a longer time between inter...
Stephanie Auty
05:48 PM Support #1006 (Resolved): Variable livepar
Stephanie Auty
05:48 PM Support #1005 (Resolved): Parents-children dyads
Stephanie Auty
05:48 PM Support #1004 (Resolved): Ammendment
Stephanie Auty
05:47 PM Support #1003 (Resolved): Id Pno
Stephanie Auty
05:47 PM Support #1002 (Resolved): Proxy respondents between BHPS and UKHLS
Stephanie Auty
05:47 PM Support #1001 (Resolved): Weights for UKHLS waves 1, 6 and 7
Stephanie Auty
05:47 PM Support #1000 (Resolved): Irregular responses in Well-being questions
Stephanie Auty
05:46 PM Support #997 (Resolved): how to find the variable ''drinking'' in the BHPS?
Stephanie Auty
05:46 PM Support #996 (Resolved): LAD identifiers starting with N0
Stephanie Auty
05:46 PM Support #995 (Resolved): Questions not asked of IEMB respondents in Wave 6
Stephanie Auty
05:46 PM Support #994 (Resolved): Info on household variables
Stephanie Auty
05:45 PM Support #993 (Resolved): merging birth month and birth year to idresp and youth surveys
Stephanie Auty
05:45 PM Support #992 (Resolved): Individual-level Nonresponse Adjustment
Stephanie Auty
05:45 PM Support #991 (Resolved): Variables jbxpcha and jblkcha
Stephanie Auty
05:45 PM Support #989 (Resolved): Initial Outcomes for Innovation Panel Wave 1 Before Re-issuing
Stephanie Auty
05:44 PM Support #987 (Resolved): Weighting of sub-sample
Stephanie Auty
05:44 PM Support #986 (Resolved): Missing Values: Inapplicables for f_jbrise
Stephanie Auty
05:44 PM Support #984 (Resolved): Variables Only Available in IEMB
Stephanie Auty
05:44 PM Support #982 (Resolved): Coding of -vote3- and -vote4- variables in wave 7 of Understanding Society
Stephanie Auty
05:43 PM Support #981 (Resolved): Selection probability/ number of households and dwellings
Stephanie Auty
05:43 PM Support #980 (Resolved): parental occupation variables in BHPS wave r
Stephanie Auty
05:43 PM Support #979 (Resolved): Country of Birth - Special Licence
Stephanie Auty
05:42 PM Support #978 (Resolved): different size in "merge" and "previously been interviewed"
Stephanie Auty
05:42 PM Support #977 (Resolved): Merging a_child with a_indresp
Stephanie Auty
05:42 PM Support #976 (Resolved): Month of birth
Stephanie Auty
05:42 PM Support #975 (Resolved): Health condition variables in GPS
Stephanie Auty
05:42 PM Support #974 (Resolved): self-rated health in wave 9 of the innovation panel
Stephanie Auty
05:41 PM Support #973 (Resolved): Items wOPSOCB and wYPOPSCB (BHPS)
Stephanie Auty
05:41 PM Support #972 (Resolved): Merging house price data with panel BHPS
Stephanie Auty
05:41 PM Support #971 (Resolved): Merging Parents with SDQ
Stephanie Auty
05:41 PM Support #970 (Resolved): GHQ-12 data for young people aged 16-24
Stephanie Auty
05:40 PM Support #969 (Resolved): Scoring Mechanism for big 5 personality scores
Stephanie Auty
05:40 PM Support #968 (Resolved): Wording of Annual History Questions
Stephanie Auty
05:40 PM Support #966 (Resolved): Active Healthy Kids Wales - Call for Wales Data
Stephanie Auty
05:40 PM Support #965 (Resolved): Sample weights
Stephanie Auty
05:39 PM Support #963 (Resolved): Youth Self-Completion Longitudinal Weights
Stephanie Auty
05:39 PM Support #962 (Resolved): NPD Organisation linking
Stephanie Auty
04:57 PM Support #961 (Resolved): Number of years in education and individual income
Stephanie Auty
04:56 PM Support #960 (Resolved): pid and pidp not uniquely identifying rows
Stephanie Auty
04:54 PM Support #918 (Resolved): lnprnt - number of children ever had
Stephanie Auty
04:45 PM Support #959 (Resolved): Neighbourhood data
Stephanie Auty
04:45 PM Support #958 (Resolved): Wave 6 Innovation Panel - missing risk questions.
Stephanie Auty
04:44 PM Support #956 (Resolved): Height and weight in wave 18
Stephanie Auty
04:44 PM Support #955 (Resolved): Individual level net monthly income and social benefit income
Stephanie Auty
04:44 PM Support #954 (Resolved): Nurse health assessment - bioimpedance measures
Stephanie Auty
04:43 PM Support #953 (Resolved): Variable on intention to quit/leave current job
Stephanie Auty
04:43 PM Support #952 (Resolved): variable g_frjtpn, ‘PNO of joint recipient’, on the data file g_income
Stephanie Auty
04:42 PM Support #950 (Resolved): IP8 interviewer numbers
This issue was resolved in the IP10 data release. Stephanie Auty
04:29 PM Support #948 (Resolved): Impevents question transcripts
Stephanie Auty
04:28 PM Support #947 (Resolved): the birthyear of all children (in and outside the household) born by a given female respondent
Stephanie Auty
04:28 PM Support #946 (Resolved): hiqual_dv values
Stephanie Auty
04:28 PM Support #945 (Resolved): total number of siblings of a given respondent (gender is irrelevant)
Stephanie Auty
04:25 PM Support #943 (Resolved): g_indresp - exercise variable
Stephanie Auty
04:24 PM Support #942 (Resolved): Net income of multiple job holders
Stephanie Auty
04:24 PM Support #941 (Resolved): Industry Concordance | SIC 1980 to SIC 2007
Stephanie Auty
04:23 PM Support #938 (Resolved): Household HEAD variable in the UKLS data
Stephanie Auty
04:23 PM Support #937 (Resolved): Merge children to parents
Stephanie Auty
04:23 PM Support #936 (Resolved): Weights for combined BHPS and UKHLS sample
Stephanie Auty
04:22 PM Support #934 (Resolved): Household representative person
Stephanie Auty
04:22 PM Support #933 (Resolved): urban rural info for BHPS
Stephanie Auty
04:22 PM Support #932 (Resolved): Weighting
Stephanie Auty
04:22 PM Support #931 (Resolved): twins
Stephanie Auty
04:22 PM Support #930 (Resolved): BMI variables in the youth panel - potential errors?
Stephanie Auty
04:15 PM Support #928 (Resolved): Merging Youth.
Stephanie Auty
04:12 PM Support #926 (Resolved): Education variable hiqual_dv in USOC
Stephanie Auty
04:11 PM Support #925 (Resolved): Weights for longitudinal analysis
Stephanie Auty
04:11 PM Support #922 (Resolved): Question on the disability module (_disdif1 … _disdif1)
Stephanie Auty
04:11 PM Support #921 (Resolved): Council tax variable
Stephanie Auty
04:10 PM Support #920 (Resolved): Advice on weighting and accounting for the survey design
Stephanie Auty
04:07 PM Support #917 (Resolved): how to merge xwavedat with data from all the other seven waves
Stephanie Auty
04:07 PM Support #916 (Resolved): Two questions about weights
Stephanie Auty
04:07 PM Support #915 (Resolved): sf1 and scsf1 understanding
Stephanie Auty
04:07 PM Support #913 (Resolved): Understanding Society - Housing Conditions
Stephanie Auty
04:07 PM Support #912 (Resolved): Duplicates of pid in the harmonized UKHLS/BHPS xwavedat
Stephanie Auty
04:06 PM Support #910 (Resolved): How to download NPD linked UKHLS
Stephanie Auty
04:06 PM Support #909 (Resolved): Combining Datasets
Stephanie Auty
04:06 PM Support #908 (Resolved): Request
Stephanie Auty
04:05 PM Support #906 (Resolved): Highest educational qualification using qfhigh_dv: potential issues with immigrants
Stephanie Auty
04:05 PM Support #905 (Resolved): Overview of variables for Innovation Panel
Stephanie Auty
04:04 PM Support #900 (Resolved): BHPS
Stephanie Auty
03:53 PM Support #998: Finding Medication types
Dear Luke,
We apologise for the delay in responding. We don't have GP attendance or other health care usage data. ...
Alita Nandi
 

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