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From 10/22/2019 to 11/20/2019

11/20/2019

02:56 PM Support #1271 (Feedback): Individual weights of those whose household questionnaires are not available
Stephanie Auty
02:56 PM Support #1273 (Feedback): Weights_considering survey complex structure ?
Stephanie Auty
10:26 AM Support #1275: Religion affiliation BHPS Wave 7 and 9
Dear Stephanie,
Thank you for your help and advice.
Best wishes,
Yuliya
Yuliya Kazakova

11/19/2019

05:30 PM Support #1277 (Feedback): Tracking marital statuses
Dear Chetan,
New entrants are asked their relationship history in the relationshiphistory module at the wave they ...
Stephanie Auty
11:43 AM Support #1277 (Feedback): Tracking marital statuses
I was wondering if it was possible to determine whether an individual was a single mother or divorced when they were ... Chetan Jethwa
05:05 PM Support #1276 (Feedback): Info on estranged young people
Dear Andrew,
When using the questions you mention, please be aware that if a participant has both a biological and...
Stephanie Auty
10:24 AM Support #1276 (Feedback): Info on estranged young people
I am trying to find out more information on young people (25 and under) who have been estranged from their parents. P... Andrew O'Neil

11/18/2019

05:46 PM Support #1275 (Feedback): Religion affiliation BHPS Wave 7 and 9
Dear Yuliya,
This appears to be a coding error in bg_oprlg1. I have referred it to the data team to correct it, bu...
Stephanie Auty
04:02 PM Support #1275: Religion affiliation BHPS Wave 7 and 9
Dear Stephanie,
I am using the harmonised dataset and, yes, I am looking at bw_oprlg1.
Thank you,
Yuliya
Yuliya Kazakova
03:40 PM Support #1275 (In Progress): Religion affiliation BHPS Wave 7 and 9
Dear Yuliya,
Could you confirm whether you are using the harmonised dataset? If so, are you looking at the harmoni...
Stephanie Auty
12:16 PM Support #1275: Religion affiliation BHPS Wave 7 and 9
Hello,
I just wanted to add some comments on the religion distribution in 1997 and 1999.

I take only those peo...
Yuliya Kazakova

11/15/2019

11:36 AM Support #1271: Individual weights of those whose household questionnaires are not available
Olena,
I see. Thank you very much.
Best wishes,
Louise
Louise Luo

11/14/2019

03:49 PM Support #1275 (Feedback): Religion affiliation BHPS Wave 7 and 9
Hello,
I work with questions on religion and find some inconsistencies. Maybe you can help me in sorting this out....
Yuliya Kazakova
11:35 AM Support #1273: Weights_considering survey complex structure ?
Thank you. Yes, I realized that the combination was nonsense.Thank you for the link.
I was not sure how to set the ...
Lydia Palumbo
10:18 AM Support #1273: Weights_considering survey complex structure ?
Lydia,
No, you shouldn't combine PSU and ID - as the results will be wrong. If you have to choose you should use t...
Olena Kaminska
11:07 AM Support #1274 (Feedback): Polygenic Scores
Dear Michael,
A response from the biomarkers team:
We have not made polygenic scores for public use. We are consi...
Stephanie Auty
10:14 AM Support #1271: Individual weights of those whose household questionnaires are not available
Louise,
Thank you. For these households I imputed the missing predictor values.
Best of luck,
Olena
Olena Kaminska

11/13/2019

06:06 PM Support #1271: Individual weights of those whose household questionnaires are not available
Hi Olena,
Thank you very much for your reply.
I am creating my own cross-sectional individual weights. I want...
Louise Luo
02:10 PM Support #1271: Individual weights of those whose household questionnaires are not available
Louise,
I have checked for you and for the households id's that you mentioned we provided b_psnenub_xw b_psnenus_l...
Olena Kaminska
05:12 PM Support #1273: Weights_considering survey complex structure ?
Thank you. It does.
I think that in this way it is possible to use svyset because
I can create a variable that ...
Lydia Palumbo
02:16 PM Support #1273: Weights_considering survey complex structure ?
Lydia,
Indeed some statistical analyses do not work with svy command. One of such is multilevel models, random eff...
Olena Kaminska
11:52 AM Support #1273 (Feedback): Weights_considering survey complex structure ?
Dear Support,
I have a question on how to analyse weights.
In the handouts of the Moodle, I found that I should ...
Lydia Palumbo
03:11 PM Support #1274 (Feedback): Polygenic Scores
Hi,
Are there any plans for the public use data to have pre-constructed Polygenic scores and for these to be avail...
Michael Lebenbaum

11/12/2019

02:43 PM Support #1271 (Feedback): Individual weights of those whose household questionnaires are not available
Dear Officer,
According to my understanding, the individual weights take into account predicted household respons...
Louise Luo
11:39 AM Support #1270: Weights and BHPS-Understanding Society data
Ines,
No, you don't need to recalculated the weights. A weight that is used for the whole population is correct to...
Olena Kaminska
11:24 AM Support #1270: Weights and BHPS-Understanding Society data
Olena Kaminska wrote:
> Ines,
>
> Any weight that is appropriate for the whole population will also represent any...
Ines Barreiros

11/11/2019

02:09 PM Support #1270 (Feedback): Weights and BHPS-Understanding Society data
Stephanie Auty
12:13 PM Support #1270: Weights and BHPS-Understanding Society data
Ines,
Any weight that is appropriate for the whole population will also represent any subpopulation if defined usi...
Olena Kaminska

11/08/2019

10:35 PM Support #1270 (In Progress): Weights and BHPS-Understanding Society data
Dear Ines,
Government Office Region is the smallest area variable in the EUL dataset, but we have other smaller va...
Stephanie Auty
12:52 PM Support #1270 (Feedback): Weights and BHPS-Understanding Society data
Hello,
I am trying to analyse UK data from the Understanding Society dataset and I would like to make comparisons ...
Ines Barreiros

11/04/2019

06:52 PM Support #1268 (Feedback): Political Ideology
Dear Kris,
You may find the questions opsoca-f useful - these were included in several waves of BHPS and are due t...
Stephanie Auty
02:30 PM Support #1268 (In Progress): Political Ideology
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
01:43 PM Support #1269 (In Progress): Living with an ex
Dear Harvey,
You could investigate this through looking at the w_relationship_dv and w_mastat_dv variables as they...
Stephanie Auty

11/01/2019

05:13 PM Support #1269 (Feedback): Living with an ex
Hello,
A recent report using data from the Understanding Survey found that 2.5 million Brits are in "hidden househ...
Harvey Day

10/31/2019

05:47 PM Support #1268 (Feedback): Political Ideology
Hi,
After looking through the dataset, much of the documentation (which is vast), using the online variable search...
Kristinn Mar

10/25/2019

01:52 PM Support #1260: non-respondent adjustment
Olena,
Thanks for your reply.
Louise
Louise Luo
12:32 PM Support #1265 (Feedback): Variable storage types changing from wave to wave
Dear Tom,
Thank you for making us aware of this issue. We have passed the information to our data release team for...
Stephanie Auty

10/24/2019

05:49 PM Support #1265 (In Progress): Variable storage types changing from wave to wave
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
12:59 PM Support #1265 (Feedback): Variable storage types changing from wave to wave
Hi,
I wanted ask whether it would be possible to ensure that data storage types for a given variable not change fr...
Tom Waters
03:51 PM Support #1198: Weighting data Wave 8 h_indresp

Hi
what are the implications for the data analysis if I conduct the analysis without weighting the data using com...
Sarah H
03:02 PM Support #1247: Share of EU born respondents with UK citizenship only
Hi Stephanie and Olena
Thank you very much for your answers. I confirm that they only reason I was using longitudi...
Marina Fernandez Reino

10/23/2019

02:33 PM Support #1260: non-respondent adjustment
Louise,
There are a number of levels of nonresponse in our data:
1) household nonresponse at wave 1 (where some h...
Olena Kaminska
11:50 AM Support #1247: Share of EU born respondents with UK citizenship only
Marina,
Apologies. I just realized that you very helpfully included your syntax. I just had a look at it and notic...
Olena Kaminska
11:30 AM Support #1247: Share of EU born respondents with UK citizenship only
Marina,
I agree with Stephanie that you need to use weights to make sure you account correctly for the immigrant ...
Olena Kaminska

10/22/2019

05:28 PM Support #1263: Number of households in broader London area
Dear Stephanie,
Thank you very much for the rapid reply. Very helpful!
Best wishes,
Marie
Marie Mueller
04:40 PM Support #1263 (Feedback): Number of households in broader London area
Dear Marie,
You can find out the answer to this question by looking at the variable gor_dv in the online documenta...
Stephanie Auty
12:36 PM Support #1263 (Feedback): Number of households in broader London area
Hello,
I was wondering how many Understanding Society households are from the broader London area/ Greater London?...
Marie Mueller
05:23 PM Support #1247: Share of EU born respondents with UK citizenship only
Dear Marina,
Apologies for the delay in getting back to you.
Firstly, in calculating your final variable you wi...
Stephanie Auty
05:07 PM Support #1248 (Feedback): Longitudinal Weights- BHPS and UKHLS
Stephanie Auty
04:42 PM Support #1261 (Feedback): Energy use data
Dear Munyaradzi Kucherera,
I'm afraid we can't give an estimated date for this data as the linkage is still at an ...
Stephanie Auty
02:05 PM Support #1257: Weight for unbalanced UKHLS panel data
Thanks a lot Alita - v helpful. Please also forward my thanks to Olena for her help throughout.
Have a pleasant da...
Samir Sweida-Metwally
01:54 PM Support #1257: Weight for unbalanced UKHLS panel data
The question you need to ask is why are you using weights. If your analysis is longitudinal (FE, RE, multi-level mode... Alita Nandi
01:06 PM Support #1257: Weight for unbalanced UKHLS panel data
Dear Alita,
Thanks a lot for this.
This is v helpful and in line with my understanding from the readings. I had...
Samir Sweida-Metwally
10:58 AM Support #1257: Weight for unbalanced UKHLS panel data
Hi Samir,
This issue is to do with how melogit works in Stata. My suggestion would be to look at Statalist and see...
Alita Nandi
09:35 AM Support #1257: Weight for unbalanced UKHLS panel data
Hello Olena,
Thanks a lot for this.
Unfortunately both options suggested didn't work. More specifically, using ...
Samir Sweida-Metwally
 

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