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From 12/18/2018 to 01/16/2019

01/16/2019

04:51 PM Support #1132 (Feedback): Non-biological children in cohabitation
Dear UKHLS support,
Apologies for the multiple posts.
I would like to know if in the retrospective files rega...
Ashley Burdett
10:06 AM Support #1130: risk items innovation sample waves 6 and 7
Please disregard my +second+ point. I've now realized the DOPSERT data have only been collected in wave 7.
Rui Mata
09:46 AM Support #1130 (Feedback): risk items innovation sample waves 6 and 7
Dear Sir/Madam,
I am computing test-retest correlations to assess the temporal stability of risk preference using...
Rui Mata
09:49 AM Support #1131 (In Progress): Harmonization of retrospective cohabitation and marital status information
Dear UKHLS User Support,
I am currently trying to compile complete relationship histories for individuals using th...
Ashley Burdett

01/15/2019

06:16 PM Support #1129 (In Progress): fimnlabgrs
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
06:10 PM Support #1129 (Feedback): fimnlabgrs
Dear UKHLS User Support,
it is quite surprising for me to notice that the missing values (as proxy) of the harmoni...
Lydia Palumbo

01/14/2019

03:54 PM Support #1128 (In Progress): How to match husbands and wives in USoc without dropping one or the other
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
02:05 PM Support #1128 (Feedback): How to match husbands and wives in USoc without dropping one or the other
Dear Stephanie, it is me again. I need your help with the following. I try to match husbands and wives (spouses) in U... Nico Ochmann
01:22 PM Support #1124: A binary variable for children under the age of 7 in a given household
Dear Stephanie,
thank you very much for your help, your step descriptions were very detailed and I think I unders...
Nico Ochmann
12:30 PM Support #1127 (In Progress): Determing end date of cohabitation spell
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
11:33 AM Support #1127 (Feedback): Determing end date of cohabitation spell
Dear supporter,
In our research, we are trying to compute a variable for duration (in months) since end of cohabitin...
BARBARA OKUN
12:29 PM Support #1126 (In Progress): Who owns vehicle
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

01/13/2019

09:31 AM Support #1126 (Feedback): Who owns vehicle
Dear All
I see the Understand Society waves 4 to 7 do not have the variable 'x_carown' (who owns vehicle). Is it t...
Rafael Maldonado

01/11/2019

10:50 PM Support #1125: Weighting problem
Dora,
It is hard to judge what goes wrong from your description - the issue could be in many places.
I have ju...
Olena Kaminska
08:10 AM Support #887: Treatment of student sample members
Hello,
sorry for jumping into this discussion.
I just would like to know if the following of university student...
Lydia Palumbo

01/10/2019

03:56 PM Support #1125: Weighting problem
Dear Stephanie,
Thank you for your reply. My initial query was to get general advice about the weights and not sta...
Theodora Kokosi

01/09/2019

05:45 PM Support #1125 (Feedback): Weighting problem
Dear Dora,
Our remit at the User Forum is to answer queries related to Understanding Society data and provide gene...
Stephanie Auty
05:35 PM Support #1112 (Resolved): Device variables at the individual level at Wave 8
Stephanie Auty
05:34 PM Support #1119 (Feedback): fiseq_bh and pidp are not unique in the income dataset
Dear Yanan,
We are working on documentation for the unique identifiers for each dataset.
In this case, pidp and...
Stephanie Auty
04:35 PM Support #1124 (Feedback): A binary variable for children under the age of 7 in a given household
Dear Nico,
It would be better to start with the w_indall file as all individuals are listed there. Keep the variab...
Stephanie Auty

01/08/2019

05:21 PM Support #1121: Variable "plbornc" vs "plbornc_all
Hello,
As there are only 23 response options for plbornc, many respondents have to choose 97 "other country". They...
Alita Nandi
03:31 PM Support #1125: Weighting problem
Dear Olena,
Thank you for your reply. I am imputing 5 variables. The 3 of them are linked data about air pollution...
Theodora Kokosi
12:55 PM Support #1125 (In Progress): Weighting problem
Stephanie Auty
10:44 AM Support #1125: Weighting problem
Dear Theodora,
Can you just clarify - what are you imputing: is it one specific variable (item nonresponse) or is ...
Olena Kaminska
01:38 PM Support #1119: fiseq_bh and pidp are not unique in the income dataset
Dear Yanan,
Thank you for bringing this issue to our attention. Some of our team members are looking into it and w...
Stephanie Auty

01/07/2019

04:39 PM Support #1125 (Feedback): Weighting problem
Dear all,
Happy new year!
I am facing a problem with the weights from the youth dataset. I am running an analys...
Theodora Kokosi

01/04/2019

03:36 PM Support #1120: Identification of child in the chmain.dta within the third wave of UKHLS
Hello
"a. what is absparno?"
ANS: c_absparno = absent parent code. So, if a respondent has 3 biological childre...
Alita Nandi

01/02/2019

05:57 PM Support #1101: Use of social media
Dear Craig,
We are looking into the issue of missingness, and have found from looking at the scanned questionnaire...
Stephanie Auty
01:31 PM Support #1124 (In Progress): A binary variable for children under the age of 7 in a given household
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

12/28/2018

05:45 PM Support #1118: f_closenum filtering issues

Thank you Stephanie,
I have now realised I was getting confused at the distinction between AND and OR, from the ...
Ella Moonan-Howard

12/26/2018

11:51 AM Support #1124 (Resolved): A binary variable for children under the age of 7 in a given household
Dear Alita,
I hope you had a good holiday season. When you get the chance please help me with this one. I would lik...
Nico Ochmann

12/21/2018

10:35 PM Support #1121: Variable "plbornc" vs "plbornc_all
ISER is now closed for the holidays and will reopen on 2nd January. We will get back to you soon afterwards.
With...
Stephanie Auty
10:35 PM Support #1120: Identification of child in the chmain.dta within the third wave of UKHLS
ISER is now closed for the holidays and will reopen on 2nd January. We will get back to you soon afterwards.
With...
Stephanie Auty
10:34 PM Support #1119: fiseq_bh and pidp are not unique in the income dataset
ISER is now closed for the holidays and will reopen on 2nd January. We will get back to you soon afterwards.
With...
Stephanie Auty
10:31 PM Support #1091 (Resolved): Sampling weights youth self-completion survey
Stephanie Auty
10:30 PM Support #1089 (Feedback): Does the data collection procedure of US fit the rule of randomization?
Stephanie Auty
10:30 PM Support #1047 (Feedback): Weights
Stephanie Auty

12/20/2018

04:21 PM Support #1078: Marital change
Dear Lydia,
We have had some issues and the release of this data has been delayed. It should now be released in Ja...
Stephanie Auty
11:35 AM Support #1118: f_closenum filtering issues
Dear Ella,
I have checked the data and do not find this issue. For all respondents where both f_simfam and f_simag...
Stephanie Auty
11:28 AM Support #1112: Device variables at the individual level at Wave 8
This issue is being resolved by email. Stephanie Auty
10:32 AM Support #1121 (In Progress): Variable "plbornc" vs "plbornc_all
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 #1120: Identification of child in the chmain.dta within the third wave of UKHLS
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

12/19/2018

03:04 PM Support #1121 (Feedback): Variable "plbornc" vs "plbornc_all
Hello,
I expect that the number of observations for values (countries) 5-27 should be the same for both the "plbor...
OLAYIWOLA OLADIRAN
 

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