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08/01/2019

05:36 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1216: Buckner's Neighbourhood Cohesion Instrument & Neighbourhood Social Cohesion
Hi Celine,
I have not done any research on differences in these two constructs. Some thoughts:
Both instruments...

07/29/2019

03:23 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1216: Buckner's Neighbourhood Cohesion Instrument & Neighbourhood Social Cohesion
Hi Celine,
there is a typo in the variable note -- the attraction subscale in Buckner's instrument only has 3 compon...

07/19/2019

05:25 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1212: UKHLS/BHPS Harmonized data set
Dear Martin,
according to the question text and notes in the UKHLS questionnaire, the variable _mlstat should be rou...
04:37 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1213 (Feedback): oprlg1 Religion variable in BHPS/UKHLS harmonized data set contains unexplained values in wave k
Dear Martin,
this appears to be a labeling issue due to this question having been asked only in Northern Ireland (i....

06/12/2019

10:13 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1197 (Feedback): 'inapplicable' category for jbft_dv variable
Dear Fabiana,
thank you for making us aware that the reference to the inapplicable value [-8] in the variable descri...

05/16/2019

11:27 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1192: Caring for a Child
Almost! w_ndepchl_dv counts only one's own dependent children in the household. So if a person is "responsible" for a...
11:06 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1192: Caring for a Child
Hi Sarah,
the priority ordering Stephanie correctly described applies to the variable w_adresp15 (and the edited ver...

05/15/2019

04:49 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1192: Caring for a Child
Hi Sarah,
w_ndepchl_dv is a simple count of the number of own children (w_relationship_dv=9,10,11, or 12) a person...

02/22/2019

01:31 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1150 (Resolved): ypwght (samping (weight)?) appears as a physical characteristic on (https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/mainstage/dataset-documentation/index/physical-characteristics)
Thank you for making us aware of this issue. We'll pass it on to the team overlooking the index terms.
Cheers,
Gundi

09/11/2018

01:57 PM Understanding Society User Support 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...

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