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12/12/2019

05:42 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1293 (Feedback): How to contact sample members from wave 2?
Dear Louise,
The calls you are referring to are not telephone calls, but times that the interviewer called at the ...
04:07 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1292 (Feedback): SF-12 Items
Dear Laura,
You don't say which wave you are working with, but from Wave 2 onwards the components of the sf12 were...

12/10/2019

06:17 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1291 (Feedback): Measurement error in savings data
Dear Mihai,
As this question was only asked of those who have savings accounts, in Wave 8 13% of respondents provi...
05:58 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1290 (Feedback): Zero/negative values of monthly labour income
Dear C,
Negative values in our income variables refer to self employment losses. A value of 0 means their income w...

12/05/2019

07:36 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1287 (Feedback): Inapplicable observations
Dear Xavier,
You do not say which wave you are looking at, but some general advice would be to look at the questio...
07:12 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1288 (Feedback): Overtime variables
Dear Xavier,
You can see the flow of the questions, either by downloading the full questionnaire here: https://www...
06:59 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1280: ISCED
Dear Laura,
The Wave 9 data does contain the information needed to calculate the ISCED value, but it has not yet b...

12/03/2019

02:57 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1285 (Feedback): Missing interview year and month
Dear C,
For Understanding Society datasets, please use the derived date variables, w_intdatd_dv w_intdatm_dv w_int...

12/02/2019

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11/29/2019

03:51 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1286 (Feedback): Appropriate weights to use with Wave 7 "chmain" dataset
Dear David,
Yes, w_childpno in w_chmain corresponds to w_pno in w_indall (within a wave) so, along with w_hidp, ca...

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