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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...
01:31 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1044: Merging children to parents in Wave 2 of Understanding Society survery
Hi Joseph,
to decide which cases to keep you need to understand who the mismatches on _mnpid on b_youth and pidp on ...
11:17 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1044: Merging children to parents in Wave 2 of Understanding Society survery
Joseph,
that is fine - the data structure is a bit complex.
Remember, that your dataset is now at the level of a...
09:55 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1044: Merging children to parents in Wave 2 of Understanding Society survery
Hi Joseph,
the suggestion is to rename all child-level variables of interest, including the child's pidp, so they ar...
09:04 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1044 (Feedback): Merging children to parents in Wave 2 of Understanding Society survery
Dear Joseph,
please see this query. It has a step-by-step guide on how to link info child records with their mother'...

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