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From 05/13/2020 to 06/11/2020

06/11/2020

05:23 PM Support #1359 (Feedback): Using the EMB sample independently
Hello, I have a question regarding the EMB sample I am hoping you can help me with? I was hoping to conduct an analys... Natalie Bennett
12:35 PM Support #1358 (Feedback): Employment status: indall - indresp incosistency
Hello,
the indresp file includes everyone who has responded to the adult (16+ year) interviews, while indall inclu...
Alita Nandi
11:45 AM Support #1358 (Feedback): Employment status: indall - indresp incosistency
Dear all, I would like to know your help about a probably silly question but on which I am struggling on.
Why the ...
Giorgio Piccitto

06/10/2020

04:36 PM Support #1343: Creating a family group for profile of parents
Ok, thanks anyway
best wishes,
Katie
Katie Quy
01:26 PM Support #1343: Creating a family group for profile of parents
Sorry Katie, there isn't one as yet. Alita Nandi
01:19 PM Support #1343: Creating a family group for profile of parents
Ah I see. Is there an equivalent syntax available for SPSS?
Best wishes,
Katie
Katie Quy
01:10 PM Support #1343: Creating a family group for profile of parents
Hi Katie,
Sorry I should have specified that this is a Stata syntax file. So, it will not work with SPSS.
Best ...
Alita Nandi
12:38 PM Support #1343: Creating a family group for profile of parents
Hi Alita,
Unfortunately not (I accept this may be me though!) Is this syntax suitable for use with SPSS? I'm getting...
Katie Quy
01:16 PM Support #1357 (Feedback): Covid-19 survey and Wave 9
Hi Chris,
The variable you need to match the two ca_indresp_w with any individual level file in Wave 9 is pidp. If...
Alita Nandi
01:05 PM Support #1357 (Feedback): Covid-19 survey and Wave 9
Hi,
I am a novice at using Understanding Society data, but it is my understanding that respondents in the Covid-19...
Chris Lalley
11:03 AM Support #1355: question on household earnings in COVID study
Hi Marina,
Sorry I missed your second question, "In addition, I would like to know how you compare the baseline ho...
Alita Nandi
10:05 AM Support #1355: question on household earnings in COVID study
Hi Alita,
Thanks for your fast answer. I am, however, still confused about how to construct a household earnings ...
Marina Fernandez Reino
08:54 AM Support #1355 (Feedback): question on household earnings in COVID study
Hello,
You are right that ca_blhhearn* is asked of everyone. But if someone gives a partial interview then it mean...
Alita Nandi

06/09/2020

06:00 PM Support #1355 (Feedback): question on household earnings in COVID study
Hi,
I am interested in the household questions in the COVID module (variables ca_blhhearn_answer ca_blhhearn_peri...
Marina Fernandez Reino
11:21 AM Support #1354 (Feedback): Linking children to adults in Covid-19 study
Hello,
The file ca_indresp_w is the adult level file where pidp uniquely identifies each row. The information prov...
Alita Nandi
10:40 AM Support #1354 (Feedback): Linking children to adults in Covid-19 study
Hello,
I have been analysing the April wave of the Covid-19 data. I have come across trouble linking the children ...
jennie parnham

06/04/2020

03:27 PM Support #1353 (Feedback): COVID-19 survey
Hi Alexis,
We advise users to use "scaled" option, as the "certainty" option means that these units do not contrib...
Alita Nandi
10:44 AM Support #1353 (Feedback): COVID-19 survey
Good morning and I hope you are well. I am trying to analyse data from the COVID-19 survey and I have a question.

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Alexis Karamanos

05/29/2020

04:25 PM Support #1350 (Feedback): GCSE grade data
Alita Nandi

05/27/2020

07:56 AM Support #1343: Creating a family group for profile of parents
Hi Katie,
I am attaching a syntax file that attaches co-resident parents information. See if this works for you. I...
Alita Nandi

05/21/2020

02:12 PM Support #1347 (Resolved): weighting
You are welcome! Gundi Knies
02:08 PM Support #1348 (Resolved): Merging
You are welcome!
Best,
Gundi
Gundi Knies
01:06 PM Support #1350: GCSE grade data
Dear Abigail,
detailed information about GCSE English and maths results is only asked of young people aged 16 who fi...
Gundi Knies

05/20/2020

04:28 PM Support #1352: Differences between fihhmngrs_dv over different data downloads
Thank you very much! Cameron Harries
04:08 PM Support #1352 (Resolved): Differences between fihhmngrs_dv over different data downloads
I've asked our income specialist, and his response is:
The reason is that imputed values get updated at each annu...
Rebecca Parsons
02:48 PM Support #1352: Differences between fihhmngrs_dv over different data downloads
Thank you for the prompt reply.
I had a look through the revision document and it appears the change came in the t...
Cameron Harries
02:16 PM Support #1352 (In Progress): Differences between fihhmngrs_dv over different data downloads
Hi Cameron,
Looking back through the revision documents, changes were made to the income variables in the Wave 8 ...
Rebecca Parsons
12:46 PM Support #1352 (Resolved): Differences between fihhmngrs_dv over different data downloads
Hi,
I was previously working with an older download of US that contained waves 1-7. I recently re-downloaded the d...
Cameron Harries
02:35 PM Support #1331: query about food poverty/insecurity information
Dear Fatemah,
The fieldwork for Wave 12 has only just started, so the data won't be available until November 2022...
Rebecca Parsons
02:22 PM Support #1331: query about food poverty/insecurity information
Stephanie Auty wrote:
> Dear Fatemeh,
>
> In the data currently available, we have two variables relating to food...
Fatemeh Eskandari
11:47 AM Support #1350 (In Progress): GCSE grade data
Hi Abigail,
Thanks for your query. The User Support team are delivering training today, so there will be a short ...
Rebecca Parsons

05/19/2020

07:12 PM Support #1350 (Feedback): GCSE grade data
Hi,
I need some help with my analysis for my undergrad dissertation
I am using the Harmonised BHPS data and my ...
Abigail Bateman
10:06 AM Support #1348: Merging
Hi Gundi,
thank you very much for your tremendous help, really appreciated.
Have an awesome day,
Laura
Laura Silva

05/18/2020

01:11 PM Support #1343: Creating a family group for profile of parents
Thank you for you response! The second, more precise, option sounds exactly what I am looking for. I would be gratefu... Katie Quy
10:51 AM Support #1348: Merging
Laura,
if you look at the interview outcome variable _ivfio or _hhresp_dv, you can see that there are households i...
Gundi Knies

05/15/2020

04:25 PM Support #1348: Merging
Dear Laura
Thank you for your reply. I am referring you to my colleague Gundi who will be able to explore this fur...
Annette Pasotti
03:57 PM Support #1348: Merging
Moreover, I forget to say:
if I start from the child file, after I merge with the indall I have unmatched observat...
Laura Silva
03:46 PM Support #1348: Merging
Hi Annette,
thank you very much for the reply.
Just to be sure, even if unorthodox (why though?) is it correct...
Laura Silva
11:20 AM Support #1348 (Feedback): Merging
Dear Laura
Cases in the child data file are a subset of the indall file (i.e. all children in enumerated household...
Annette Pasotti
09:33 AM Support #1348: Merging
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Annette Pasotti
11:25 AM Support #1345 (Feedback): COVID-19 survey
Hi Charlotte
Thank you for your question. We’re currently working on Wave 2 of the survey and finalising what will...
Annette Pasotti
10:17 AM Support #1346 (Feedback): SPSS Complex Samples General Linear Model assumptions
Dear Yuting,
We recommend using CSPLAN along with Complex Samples in SPSS to adjust for weights and complex survey...
Alita Nandi
10:05 AM Support #1343 (Feedback): Creating a family group for profile of parents
Hello,
While using the variables i_nch02_dv and i_nch34_dv will help you identify households with children in this...
Alita Nandi

05/14/2020

09:46 PM Support #1347: weighting
Hi Olena,
many thanks for your reply, I'll look into that.
Best,
Laura
Laura Silva
06:42 PM Support #1347: weighting
Laura,
The best weight for you would be a longitudinal adult response weight from the last wave of your analysis ...
Olena Kaminska
06:22 PM Support #1347 (Feedback): weighting
1)I am using the waves a-f using info from the youth and the adults questionnaire in each wave. Which weight is the m... Laura Silva
06:24 PM Support #1348 (Resolved): Merging
I am merging info from the child and the indresp datafiles of wave 9 (and I have to do it for all the other wavs).
...
Laura Silva
03:39 PM Support #1346 (Feedback): SPSS Complex Samples General Linear Model assumptions
Hi there,
I'm trying to use linear regression to analyse the Understanding Society dataset. However it seems like ...
Frank Morley
09:28 AM Support #1332 (Resolved): Industry classification jbiindb_dv - how does it correspond to SIC2007 2 digit codes?
Gundi Knies

05/13/2020

02:29 PM Support #1345 (In Progress): COVID-19 survey
Hi Charlotte
Thank you for your question. We’re currently working on Wave 2 of the survey and finalising what will...
Annette Pasotti
10:29 AM Support #1345 (Feedback): COVID-19 survey
Hi,
Please can you confirm which are the "core modules" of the COVID-19 survey? I am specifically interested in whet...
Charlotte Edney
02:24 PM Support #1340 (Resolved): relationship_dv code request
Chris confirmed this solved the query.
Gundi Knies
02:12 PM Support #1343 (In Progress): Creating a family group for profile of parents
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Annette Pasotti
 

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