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From 07/06/2021 to 08/04/2021

08/02/2021

01:25 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1567: Information about most recent job

Thank you very much for a clear and helpful response. I can now see how to derive the variable I need using a combi...
Catherine Bunting

07/30/2021

02:07 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1569 (Feedback): USoc Query SEISS
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:04 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1569 (In Progress): USoc Query SEISS
Hello,
1. The best way to find out sample sizes for the main survey is to use the online variable search facility:...
Understanding Society User Support Team
09:47 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1569 (Feedback): USoc Query SEISS
Dear Usoc Team,

I work for HMRC on the evaluation of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS). I’m hopin...
Josh Munday
02:07 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1568 (Feedback): Household income components
Thanks for your question. Our income team has had a deeper a look into the issue and can confirm the variables contai... Understanding Society User Support Team
01:18 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1567 (Feedback): Information about most recent job
Dear Catharine,
There is no quicker alternative to the method you are suggesting. But your method needs to be adj...
Understanding Society User Support Team

07/29/2021

09:36 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1566: weights for linking selected mainstage and covid waves
Dear Understanding Society User Support Team,
Many thanks for your response, it is very helpful. I look forward to...
Karen Lau
06:09 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1566 (Feedback): weights for linking selected mainstage and covid waves
Hello Karen,
Yes, to both questions:
1) There has been no change to the weighting strategy so the response in #...
Understanding Society User Support Team

07/28/2021

07:15 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1567 (In Progress): Information about most recent job
Understanding Society User Support Team

07/24/2021

10:30 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1568 (Feedback): Household income components
Hi - In the User Guide it says "At the household level, w_fihhmnnet1_dv is the net household monthly income. It is th... Matt Barnes
09:04 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1567: Information about most recent job
Hello,
No, I won't exclude those respondents. I will include them as a distinct sub-group (e.g. 'long-term unemplo...
Catherine Bunting

07/23/2021

05:45 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1567: Information about most recent job
Dear Catherine,
I would like to clarify something - are you planning to exclude from your analysis respondents who...
Understanding Society User Support Team
11:53 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1567: Information about most recent job
Dear Catherine,
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get ba...
Understanding Society User Support Team

07/22/2021

06:02 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1558: Cross-sectional vs longitudinal weights
Carolin,
Thank you for your question. UKHLS does not think of households as longitudinal entities as they change w...
Olena Kaminska
05:06 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1567 (Feedback): Information about most recent job
Hello,
I am carrying out some analysis of the cohort of respondents who were unemployed at Wave 8 of the survey (h...
Catherine Bunting
10:39 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1566 (In Progress): weights for linking selected mainstage and covid waves
Dear Karen,
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back ...
Understanding Society User Support Team

07/21/2021

07:54 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1566 (Feedback): weights for linking selected mainstage and covid waves
Dear Understanding Society team,
Hope this message finds you well.
Having read the latest mainstage and covid...
Karen Lau
02:14 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1558: Cross-sectional vs longitudinal weights
Dear Alita,
Thanks, that helps a lot.
I have another follow-up question (probably fo Olena?). It may sound stra...
Carolin Schmidt

07/20/2021

03:17 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1565 (Feedback): Income Variable: Drop negative values?
Dear Ipsitaa,
Negative values result from self-employed respondents reporting losses. You might also find useful o...
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:08 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1565 (Feedback): Income Variable: Drop negative values?
Hi,
I am using the fimngrs_dv variable from indresp files. Some of the reported values are negative, for example,...
Ipsitaa Khullar

07/15/2021

04:07 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1563 (Feedback): Survey Participant Drop-Outs
Hello Ethan,
The number of adult interviews of Scotland residents increased in Wave 2 when we added the BHPS sampl...
Understanding Society User Support Team

07/14/2021

10:08 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1563 (In Progress): Survey Participant Drop-Outs
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Understanding Society User Support Team

07/13/2021

09:01 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1563 (Feedback): Survey Participant Drop-Outs
I am wondering if someone would be able to give any more information on the drop-out rates of participants, particula... Ethan Hood

07/08/2021

01:25 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1562: Is the answer to question #933 up to date?
Thank you very much!
Danuta
Danuta Zyczynska-Ciolek
12:38 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1562 (Feedback): Is the answer to question #933 up to date?
Hello,
in
Here is a complete list of urban-rural indicator variables avaiable for the main UKHLS & BHPS surveys, th...
Understanding Society User Support Team
08:40 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1562 (Feedback): Is the answer to question #933 up to date?
Hello,
My question concerns the urban / rural variable in the UKHLS and BHPS surveys. In fact, such question was ask...
Danuta Zyczynska-Ciolek
12:43 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1554: hsval - units
Thanks - I have passed on your request to the data team. Understanding Society User Support Team
08:15 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1554: hsval - units
Thanks, that was helpful.
Regarding the hsval variable, further inspection of the UKHLS and BHPS data suggests tha...
Edward Pinchbeck

07/07/2021

01:26 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1558 (Feedback): Cross-sectional vs longitudinal weights
About (a)
UKBORN (Whether born in E, S, W, NI or outside UK) & its follow-up PLBORNC (Country of birth if said the...
Understanding Society User Support Team
12:28 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1558: Cross-sectional vs longitudinal weights
Carolin,
Here are replies to b) and c):
If you are analysing households, and you want to represent households in ...
Olena Kaminska

07/06/2021

04:48 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1556 (Resolved): Covid-19 weighting
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03:31 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1561: Residential mobility of youth and children
Great! I will give it a try – thank you! :) Marie Mueller
03:22 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1561: Residential mobility of youth and children
Good point! Yes, you could prioritise the biological parent, and perhaps also adoptive parent. A child is almost alwa... Understanding Society User Support Team
03:19 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1561: Residential mobility of youth and children
Hello,
Thank you very much for the rapid help!
That's a good suggestion! However, if, for example, a step paren...
Marie Mueller
03:01 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1561 (Feedback): Residential mobility of youth and children
Hello Marie,
What you are suggesting is a good idea but you don't need to make an assumption that the child always...
Understanding Society User Support Team
08:04 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1561 (Feedback): Residential mobility of youth and children
Hello,
I am analysing youth (10–15 years) and child (3, 5, 8 years) data. In my analyses, I would like to include ...
Marie Mueller
03:12 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1560 (Feedback): Project Query
Hello,
If a variable has a valud of -7 it means that this person did not complete the interview themselves, but so...
Understanding Society User Support Team
 

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