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Alita Nandi

  • Registered on: 07/10/2013
  • Last connection: 01/08/2019

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01/08/2019

05:21 PM Understanding Society User Support 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...

01/04/2019

03:36 PM Understanding Society User Support 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...

01/03/2019

03:22 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1122: Construction lcoh lcohnpi
Hello,
Thanks for highlighting this issue.
Evercoh_dv is created using information from BHPS xwavedat lcoh, coh...

08/31/2018

02:03 PM Understanding Society User Support 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...

08/28/2018

05:56 PM Understanding Society User Support 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 ...
05:54 PM Understanding Society User Support 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...

08/23/2018

01:09 PM Understanding Society User Support 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...

08/21/2018

05:40 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1019 (Feedback): Zero longitudinal weights
05:40 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1019: Zero longitudinal weights
Longitudinal weights for any wave are non-zero for OSMs (core sample members) who have been continuously interviewed ...
05:37 PM Understanding Society User Support 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 ...

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