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From 03/17/2021 to 04/15/2021

04/13/2021

03:55 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1533: Adjusting weights when constructing a calendar year from two waves
Thank you for the explanation.
Charlotte
Charlotte Bermingham
03:48 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1533: Adjusting weights when constructing a calendar year from two waves
Charlotte,
Thank you for your question. Our years within one wave are not equivalent in size - year 1 has NI and B...
Olena Kaminska

04/08/2021

02:12 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1533 (In Progress): Adjusting weights when constructing a calendar year from two waves
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
11:03 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1533 (In Progress): Adjusting weights when constructing a calendar year from two waves
I'm combining the second half of one wave with the first half of the next wave based on sample month to create a cale... Charlotte Bermingham
01:13 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1532 (Feedback): b_scsf6c - last 4 weeks: felt downhearted and depressed
This is part of the SF12 module of 12 questions to measure mental and physical health
These questions are asked in...
Understanding Society User Support Team
01:11 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1531 (Feedback): w_sf12mcs_dv - SF-12 Mental Component Summary (PCS)
These variables are derived from the SF12 questions: scsf*
The Stata syntax for deriving these variables is availa...
Understanding Society User Support Team
01:08 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1530 (Feedback): Questions for assignment
Hello,
The two versions summarise information collected in the 12 GHQ questions (w_scghqa - w_scghql) in two diffe...
Understanding Society User Support Team

04/07/2021

05:56 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1532 (Feedback): b_scsf6c - last 4 weeks: felt downhearted and depressed
Hi -
Again, where is b_scsf6c - last 4 weeks: felt downhearted and depressed derived from?
Thanks
Jennie
Jennifer Knights
05:50 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1531 (Feedback): w_sf12mcs_dv - SF-12 Mental Component Summary (PCS)
Hi -
Could you advise on what SF-12 Mental Component Summary (PCS) is derived from? For b_scghq1_dv Subjective well...
Jennifer Knights
05:45 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1530: Questions for assignment
Sorry, could you also tell me how to identify which questions in the questionnaire link to the Subjective Wellbeing v... Jennifer Knights
05:42 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1530 (Feedback): Questions for assignment
Hi -
I am a PhD student undertaking a module in quantitative methods with University of Birmingham.
I am wanting ...
Jennifer Knights

04/06/2021

06:10 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1529: Linking couples across waves

Ok, that what I've done.
Thanks
yoav Eilon
05:59 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1529 (Feedback): Linking couples across waves
ok, thanks. Thse couple identifiers use pno & ppno and so are unique within a household and wave. So, you cannot use ... Understanding Society User Support Team
05:52 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1529: Linking couples across waves
Yes, I have.
I used the "Matching individuals within a household" syntax and then generated an id for each couple ba...
yoav Eilon
05:39 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1529 (In Progress): Linking couples across waves
Hello,
When you say you are trying to link couples in households across waves, have you produced couple identifier...
Understanding Society User Support Team
12:59 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1529 (Feedback): Linking couples across waves
Hi
I trying to link couples within the same household across waves.
Is there any way/test I can validate the outco...
yoav Eilon

03/31/2021

04:19 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1474 (Resolved): Covid-19 weighting
Understanding Society User Support Team
04:18 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1526 (Resolved): variable "region" - a mistake in "Variable Search tool?
Understanding Society User Support Team
04:17 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1527 (Resolved): parental education
Understanding Society User Support Team
04:13 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1517 (Resolved): Covid weights
Correspondence is continuing via email, so setting to resolved here.
Our response is copied here:
1: If your m...
Understanding Society User Support Team
12:46 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1525 (Feedback): BHPS Wave 1-18: Which documentation to use to convert SIC codes (variable mrjsic) to actual industries.
Hello Simon,
Please take a look at the BHPS User Guide: https://www.iser.essex.ac.uk/bhps/documentation/vola/index...
Understanding Society User Support Team
10:53 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1525: BHPS Wave 1-18: Which documentation to use to convert SIC codes (variable mrjsic) to actual industries.
Dear Understanding Society User Support Team,
I would appreciate if you are able to provide an update to my query....
Simon Cremer
10:38 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1528 (Resolved): Difference between mainstage 2019 data and wave 10 UKHLS data
Understanding Society User Support Team
10:18 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1528: Difference between mainstage 2019 data and wave 10 UKHLS data
Thank you very much, this clears it up Patrick Daniel
10:09 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1528 (Feedback): Difference between mainstage 2019 data and wave 10 UKHLS data
Hello,
The 2019 datasets made available with the Covid survey data (SN8644), includes information collected during...
Understanding Society User Support Team

03/29/2021

01:46 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1528 (Resolved): Difference between mainstage 2019 data and wave 10 UKHLS data
I am wondering what the difference in dates are between the mainstage_2019 and UKLFS wave 10 data and what differenti... Patrick Daniel

03/26/2021

03:10 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1527: parental education
Thank you very much for your help.
Have a nice weekend.
Danuta
Danuta Zyczynska-Ciolek
09:05 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1527 (Feedback): parental education
Hello,
Only for those respondents who lived with their parents in the same household at least once during the surv...
Understanding Society User Support Team

03/25/2021

04:27 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1527 (Resolved): parental education
Hello again,
Is there a possibility to find information about an educational level obtained by respondents' parents ...
Danuta Zyczynska-Ciolek
03:52 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1526: variable "region" - a mistake in "Variable Search tool?
Thank you, everything is clear! Danuta Zyczynska-Ciolek
03:27 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1526: variable "region" - a mistake in "Variable Search tool?
Sorry just to be clear the search tool is working ok! Understanding Society User Support Team
03:26 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1526 (Feedback): variable "region" - a mistake in "Variable Search tool?
Hello,
This variable is only available for Waves 6 onwards in the files CHILD & INDALL for UKHLS, and for all BHPS...
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:19 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1526 (Resolved): variable "region" - a mistake in "Variable Search tool?
Hello,
Under the following link:
https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/mainstage/dataset-documentati...
Danuta Zyczynska-Ciolek
02:53 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1524 (Resolved): Mortality weight adjustment
Discussion has moved to email (usersupport@understandingsociety.ac.uk), so setting to resolved. Understanding Society User Support Team

03/24/2021

12:00 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1525 (In Progress): BHPS Wave 1-18: Which documentation to use to convert SIC codes (variable mrjsic) to actual industries.
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
11:59 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1524: Mortality weight adjustment
Yu-Tzu Wu,
Please email us at usersupport@understandingsociety.ac.uk
Best wishes,
Understanding Society User S...
Understanding Society User Support Team

03/23/2021

12:31 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1525 (Feedback): BHPS Wave 1-18: Which documentation to use to convert SIC codes (variable mrjsic) to actual industries.
I am currently using the British Household Panel Survey (study 5151). Specifically, I am using all waves 1-18 (1991-2... Simon Cremer
11:09 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1524: Mortality weight adjustment
Hi Olena,
Thank you for your reply. Sorry that I cannot find the full User Guide from wave 9 in UKDA. Would it be ...
YT Wu
09:51 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1524: Mortality weight adjustment
Yu-Tzu Wu,
The best document for you to read is the full User Guide from wave 9. You can download it with wave 9 d...
Olena Kaminska
07:17 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1524: Mortality weight adjustment
Hi Olena,
Thank you very much for your help.
I am interested in UKHLS data and consider to generate my own weights...
YT Wu

03/22/2021

10:22 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1524: Mortality weight adjustment
Yu-Tzu-Wu,
Thank you for your question. The mortality that is provided with the data is for BHPS sample, and it ha...
Olena Kaminska
09:49 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1524 (In Progress): Mortality weight adjustment
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
09:47 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1524 (Resolved): Mortality weight adjustment
Dear Sir/Madam,
I was wondering how to account for mortality when using the weights in Understanding Society. I foun...
YT Wu
09:58 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1523 (Feedback): Question on individual net labour income
Hi Lydia,
Details about how the income variables in UKHLS have been derived are explained in this paper:
https:/...
Understanding Society User Support Team
07:54 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1523: Question on individual net labour income
And just to be precise, I would be interested in the usual monthly earning, not the last earning or annual one. Lydia Palumbo
07:52 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1523 (Feedback): Question on individual net labour income
Dear Understanding Society Team,
I have a question on individual net labour income. I would like to know whether, ...
Lydia Palumbo
 

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