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04:26 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1595 (In Progress): Modified OECD equivalence scale in BHPS
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
11:39 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1595 (In Progress): Modified OECD equivalence scale in BHPS
Hi,
I have been working the OECD equivalence scale variables in BHPS and USoc (variables eq_moecd and ieqmoecd_dv ...
Marek Rojicek
04:21 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1596 (Feedback): Identifying a birth in indresp
Hello,
w_newmum in w_indall file identifies whether the household member is the biological mother of a new entrant...
Understanding Society User Support Team
01:18 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1596 (Feedback): Identifying a birth in indresp
Dear all,
I would like to know your opinion on the following issue: I would like to define a variable identifying...
Giorgio Piccitto

10/14/2021

07:11 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1594 (Feedback): Distributing household level information to individuals
Hello,
All enumerated households, that is, where the household grid has been completed are eligible for a househol...
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10:23 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1594 (Feedback): Distributing household level information to individuals
Hello,
I am trying to distribute household level data to individuals. I downloaded and used the example syntax (SP...
James Morrison
02:44 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1593 (Feedback): Are the BHPS and UKHLS pidp values unique?
You can take a look at the datafile, xwavedat, which includes all individuals ever enumerated during the 18 BHPS wave... Understanding Society User Support Team
02:42 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1593: Are the BHPS and UKHLS pidp values unique?
Yes.
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10/13/2021

03:26 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1593: Are the BHPS and UKHLS pidp values unique?
Excepting, of course, those individuals who were in both surveys Anton Jarrod
03:25 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1593 (Feedback): Are the BHPS and UKHLS pidp values unique?
Hi,
I need to merge CNEF datasets and so cannot use the harmonised BHPS UKHLS dataset. I will, however, use the harm...
Anton Jarrod
12:03 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1303 (Resolved): Accessing linked data
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12:03 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1305 (Resolved): Weighting for youth questionnaire
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12:03 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1308 (Resolved): Cross-sectional weights 0 values
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12:02 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1311 (Resolved): Unemployment/home-keeper variable
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12:02 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1312 (Resolved): Date of interview UKHLS, Harmonised BHPS, BHPS
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12:00 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1314 (Resolved): NPD-USOC linkages
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12:00 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1315 (Resolved): SDQ in child data
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11:59 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1316 (Resolved): birthyear of all first born child and vocational qualificaitons
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11:59 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1317 (Resolved): inapplicable jbhrs when jbsemp=1 (wave 6)
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11:58 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1318 (Resolved): Special Licence access
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11:58 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1319 (Resolved): clarification on jbpen variable in UKHLS
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11:58 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1323 (Resolved): youth self completion longitudinal weight
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11:57 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1324 (Resolved): Childcare by grandparents
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11:57 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1326 (Resolved): Attitudes Towards Immigration Info
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11:56 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1327 (Resolved): Revision of derived variables in new release
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11:56 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1328 (Resolved): jbsoc10 jbsic07
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11:55 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1329 (Resolved): Enumeration of strata variable and
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11:55 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1331 (Resolved): query about food poverty/insecurity information
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11:54 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1333 (Resolved): Social Media data
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11:54 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1334 (Resolved): Verifying correct construct of motherhood variable | Harmonized BHPS-UKHL
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11:54 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1335 (Resolved): Question on Covid survey
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11:48 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1336 (Resolved): Religion in Wave 9
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11:48 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1338 (Resolved): COVID-19 module
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11:47 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1339 (Resolved): NPD Usoc secure access
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11:46 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1341 (Resolved): Ethics Approval Details
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11:45 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1342 (Resolved): finding variables in dataset and questionnaires
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11:44 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1345 (Resolved): COVID-19 survey
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11:44 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1346 (Resolved): SPSS Complex Samples General Linear Model assumptions
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11:43 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1347 (Resolved): weighting
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11:42 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1350 (Resolved): GCSE grade data
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11:41 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1354 (Resolved): Linking children to adults in Covid-19 study
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11:41 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1355 (Resolved): question on household earnings in COVID study
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11:40 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1357 (Resolved): Covid-19 survey and Wave 9
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11:40 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1358 (Resolved): Employment status: indall - indresp incosistency
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11:37 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1362 (Resolved): Deriving own weights
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11:37 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1363 (Resolved): Covid weights
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11:36 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1364 (Resolved): Sample overlap with other studies
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11:36 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1365 (Resolved): Payment methods gas and electricity
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11:35 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1367 (Resolved): Hourly wage (accounting for overtime)
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11:35 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1368 (Resolved): Unmatched households when merging hhresp with lsoa data
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11:34 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1370 (Resolved): BHPS+UKHLS (26 waves) Repeated Time Values Error in Stata
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11:34 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1372 (Resolved): Question about age of respondents based on age_dv, and racel_dv (Re-created as original was deleted)
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11:33 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1373 (Resolved): Child file a-j [ca_childdoba]
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11:32 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1375 (Resolved): XTREG error: weight must be constant within pidp
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11:31 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1376 (Resolved): Top coding on h_fimnnet_dv (total net personal income - no deductions)
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11:29 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1377 (Resolved): Weights in Covid-19 Study
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11:28 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1378 (Resolved): Overlapping interview periods across waves?
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11:26 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1381 (Resolved): Query
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11:25 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1382 (Resolved): Where to find questionnaire modules?
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11:24 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1384 (Resolved): Sharing Data
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11:24 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1387 (Resolved): Estimates of UK population
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11:23 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1389 (Resolved): Is there a variable for the number of children living outside the household?
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11:22 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1391 (Resolved): dropouts due to mental health
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11:21 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1393 (Resolved): Longitudinal or cross-sectional weighting with change scores?
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11:20 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1394 (Resolved): Follow up on having a “unified” weighting variable for analyzing
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11:20 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1395 (Resolved): f_scotvot2 - values
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11:19 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1396 (Resolved): calculate taxable income
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11:18 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1398 (Resolved): Weights when merging several waves of USoc + covid study
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11:18 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1399 (Resolved): jobhist equivalent for Understanding Society
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11:17 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1400 (Resolved): Importance of Britishness to sense of self
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11:17 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1402 (Resolved): Low wages/ how to prevent measurement bias
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11:16 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1403 (Resolved): Questions about the data
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11:15 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1405 (Resolved): Ethics application number for Understanding Society
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11:15 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1406 (Resolved): COVID-19 July release
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11:14 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1407 (Resolved): categories of the qfhigh_dv variable
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11:14 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1409 (Resolved): Ethnicity Query
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11:12 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1410 (Resolved): Determining the missing values in the jbsoc10_cc variable.
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11:11 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1412 (Resolved): Weights_poverty line (BHPS)
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11:10 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1413 (Resolved): Variables for employment
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11:10 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1414 (Resolved): Weighting dual pay only
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11:10 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1415 (Resolved): Using weights for all 9 waves
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11:09 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1417 (Resolved): Time-varying predictor variables at different waves to outcome
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11:07 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1419 (Resolved): Moved to current address variable
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11:07 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1420 (Resolved): covid-19 observations not merging with wave 9 data
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10:56 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1421 (Resolved): top coding in income components
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10:55 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1423 (Resolved): Merging youth to adult data
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10:54 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1426 (Resolved): Adverse childhood experience data
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10:53 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1429 (Resolved): Current | job: ISCO88 | (condensed | 3 digits | version) - Manager occupations
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10:53 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1430 (Resolved): Wave 10 release
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10:52 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1431 (Resolved): jbnssec3_dv & jbnssec8_dv
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10:52 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1432 (Resolved): Self-employed who have applied for UC in Covid modules
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10:46 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1433 (Resolved): Category of education variable 'd_qfhigh' and 'd_hiqual_dv'
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10:46 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1434 (Resolved): Linking school statistics data school codes (special license)
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10:38 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1590: Creating a weight variable for fixed effects analysis
Hi Olena,
Thanks so much for your reply and incredible help!
I think I might have misunderstood your question ...
Karen Mak
10:24 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1590: Creating a weight variable for fixed effects analysis
Karen,
In this situation use longitudinal weight for wave 4 for the set of waves 2 to 4 outcome, lw weight for wav...
Olena Kaminska
10:16 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1422: furlough in Covid-19 Study
We have prepared a FAQ on the furlough questions. Attached.
If it does not answer your questions please let us kno...
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10/12/2021

06:18 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1422: furlough in Covid-19 Study
Hello,
I am experiencing comparable difficulties as the original poster. I have been trying to build a consisten...
Pierre Walthéry
05:05 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1435 (Resolved): BHPS wave 18 and UKHLS wave 1 integration
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05:04 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1437 (Resolved): JK weighting guidance
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05:04 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1440 (Resolved): Identifying Household Roles
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05:04 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1443 (Resolved): COVID wave 4 youth file
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05:04 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1444 (Resolved): COVID-19 telephone survey household composition data
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05:03 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1445 (Resolved): Geographic disaggregations available
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05:02 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1448 (Resolved): Selecting longitudinal weights for youth starting at wave 1
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05:02 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1450 (Resolved): Covid Study netpay_amount
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05:01 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1451 (Resolved): Matching household partners to find out who has the higher occupational class
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05:01 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1453 (Resolved): Wave 10 release date
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05:00 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1458 (Resolved): Weights for Covid longitudinal sample
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04:59 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1469 (Resolved): Matching data
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04:59 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1481 (Resolved): Missing values vs negative income
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04:57 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1511 (Resolved): Merging UKHLS data to the LFS data
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04:57 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1506 (Resolved): Number of children who have left the household before wave 1
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04:56 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1509 (Resolved): Real Household Income + Calendar Year vs Wave
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04:55 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1514 (Resolved): Covid Longitudinal weights
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04:55 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1525 (Resolved): BHPS Wave 1-18: Which documentation to use to convert SIC codes (variable mrjsic) to actual industries.
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04:54 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1518 (Resolved): Linkage to Hospital Episode Statistics
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04:54 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1519 (Resolved): Marital status (marstat_dv) and presence of non-respondent partners (ppid==-8, sppid==-8)?
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04:53 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1521 (Resolved): How to merge variables from newborn file when my main unit are children?
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04:53 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1522 (Resolved): data availability and representativeness
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04:53 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1523 (Resolved): Question on individual net labour income
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04:52 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1530 (Resolved): Questions for assignment
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04:51 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1531 (Resolved): w_sf12mcs_dv - SF-12 Mental Component Summary (PCS)
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04:51 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1532 (Resolved): b_scsf6c - last 4 weeks: felt downhearted and depressed
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04:50 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1534 (Resolved): b_scsf6c - last 4 weeks: felt downhearted and depressed
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04:50 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1574 (Feedback): Children's weights in the COVID-19 survey
Understanding Society User Support Team
04:04 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1574: Children's weights in the COVID-19 survey
Hello,
We calculate children's weights based on longitudinal enumeration, which requires enumeration of a househol...
Olena Kaminska
02:35 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1574 (In Progress): Children's weights in the COVID-19 survey
Understanding Society User Support Team
04:49 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1569 (Resolved): USoc Query SEISS
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03:03 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1535 (Resolved): b_sf12mcs_dv SF-12 Mental Component Summary (PCS)
Understanding Society User Support Team
03:03 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1536 (Resolved): Happiness Questionnaire in Youth Survey
Understanding Society User Support Team
03:02 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1537 (Resolved): query re. b_wlk30min
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03:01 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1538 (Resolved): Comparing health conditions across US waves 1-10
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03:00 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1539 (Resolved): Identifying indivdiual movers
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03:00 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1541 (Resolved): Benefit income in indresp and income file: what accounts for the differences between frmnthimp_dv and fimnsben_dv, and how can I retrieve benefit amounts for non-matching records?
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:59 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1542 (Resolved): Health conditions in 2019 mainstage data
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02:59 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1543 (Resolved): Inapplicanle racel data
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:58 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1545 (Resolved): has birthy variable name changed over USoc waves?
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:58 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1548 (Resolved): 4-digit-ISCO-08?
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02:57 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1550 (Resolved): Modern Slavery and Children Data
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02:56 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1553 (Resolved): Household asset
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02:55 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1555 (Resolved): Weighting across main survey and Covid-19 survey
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02:55 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1557 (Resolved): Survey design
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02:54 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1559 (Resolved): Scottish Sample Size and Breakdown
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02:53 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1560 (Resolved): Project Query
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02:53 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1563 (Resolved): Survey Participant Drop-Outs
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02:52 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1565 (Resolved): Income Variable: Drop negative values?
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:51 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1568 (Resolved): Household income components
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:51 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1570 (Resolved): BHPS hhmove variable with 0 values
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02:50 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1504 (Resolved): Weights
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:49 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1515 (Resolved): Meaning of different mstatch variables
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02:48 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1513 (Resolved): Variable for Income
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:48 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1470 (Resolved): Question about data
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02:47 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1505 (Resolved): UKHLS data question
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02:47 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1498 (Resolved): Create child id in BHPS and assign them their parents' work status
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02:45 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1508 (Resolved): Which is the best way to merge all the files (INDRESP, HHRESP,JOBHIST, YOUNTH) across the 18 BHPS waves
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:44 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1500 (Resolved): Definition of "living as a couple"
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02:43 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1496 (Resolved): data merge
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02:42 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1492 (Resolved): USoc Interview dates 'slotting' into financial year
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02:42 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1471 (Resolved): Identifying relation to respondent of those being cared for
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:41 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1483 (Resolved): The use of weight "indscui_lw" reduces the number of observations. Is it correct?
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:40 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1466 (Resolved): Determining which observations have been answered by a proxy
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:38 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1480 (Resolved): Who was sampled for question ca_timeshare in the COVID-19
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:36 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1489 (Resolved): SDQ Total Difficulties Score - too many 'inapplicable'
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:36 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1585 (Resolved): Weights for youth dataset
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:33 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1554 (In Progress): hsval - units
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:33 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1571 (Resolved): Coding of Arts Variables (Wave 2 & 5)
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:32 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1558 (Resolved): Cross-sectional vs longitudinal weights
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:31 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1575 (Resolved): _jk mainstage survey and COVID-19 survey responses-timing
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:31 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1576 (Resolved): variables in Lower super output areas
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:22 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1577 (Resolved): South Africa - anyone if there's an equivalent to BHPS in South Africa and/or where find South African wellbeing data sets?
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:21 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1573 (Resolved): Pension contribution variable in BHPS
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:20 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1572 (Resolved): Weighting in multilevel modelling in R Studio
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:19 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1579 (Resolved): Refreshment sample IP4
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:19 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1580 (Resolved): Questionnaire items relating to Social Capital
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:16 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1582 (Resolved): UKHLS labour liked data
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:16 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1578 (Resolved): Covid Universal Credit Variables
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:05 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1592 (Feedback): individual records for variables collected during the survey
Hello,
This is a household longitudinal survey where individuals are interviewed repeatedly (at one year intervals...
Understanding Society User Support Team
12:33 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1592 (Feedback): individual records for variables collected during the survey
Hi, we are interested in using individual records of surveys from 2010-2019 for modelling purpose. I realise that the... Weigang Yan
10:02 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1590: Creating a weight variable for fixed effects analysis
Hi Olena,
So sorry for the confusion. We are interested in studying changes between waves 2 and 4, and separately...
Karen Mak
09:59 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1590: Creating a weight variable for fixed effects analysis
Karen,
Do you mean you study change between wave 2 and wave 10?
Or do you mean you study change between wave 2 a...
Olena Kaminska
09:45 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1589 (Feedback): Tracking individuals moving house: lack of wave 2 data for addrmov_dv and distmov_dv
Hello,
The methodology for constructing these variables for Wave 2 was different from later waves, and was more ti...
Understanding Society User Support Team

10/11/2021

05:59 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1591 (In Progress): Design and testing of questionnaire questions
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
09:37 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1591 (In Progress): Design and testing of questionnaire questions
For my PhD data collection that's beginning next week, I'm interested in using some of the questions asked in the UK ... Will Barnes
05:41 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1583 (Resolved): Children in Wave 1 of BHPS
Understanding Society User Support Team
05:34 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1588 (Feedback): Combining the BHPS and UKHLS CNEF datasets
Hello,
Please contact CNEF. Contact information is available here: https://www.cnefdata.org/contact
Best wishes...
Understanding Society User Support Team
05:31 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1587 (In Progress): panssec8_dv
Hello,
If the respondent says that their mother/father was working when they were 14 (maju/paju=1), then they are ...
Understanding Society User Support Team
03:45 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1590: Creating a weight variable for fixed effects analysis
Hi Olena,
Thank you for your reply.
I am looking at a change between 5 waves (Waves 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10) at a ...
Karen Mak
03:03 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1590: Creating a weight variable for fixed effects analysis
Karen,
There is no particular reason to create your own weight.
To help you select a weight, please explain how ...
Olena Kaminska

10/08/2021

04:11 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1590: Creating a weight variable for fixed effects analysis
Hi Olena,
Thanks so much for your prompt reply and for your help.
I tried to look for similar questions on thi...
Karen Mak
03:45 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1590: Creating a weight variable for fixed effects analysis
Karen,
Yes, weighting is necessary in fixed effect models.
Look for similar questions about pooled analysis on ...
Olena Kaminska
03:21 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1590 (Feedback): Creating a weight variable for fixed effects analysis
(1) This is an analysis question. This is a good discussion about why and when we should weight. http://jhr.uwpress.o... Understanding Society User Support Team
02:22 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1590 (Feedback): Creating a weight variable for fixed effects analysis
Dear UKHLS support,
Hope you are well.
May I ask for your advice on whether you think weighting should be app...
Karen Mak
03:23 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1589 (In Progress): Tracking individuals moving house: lack of wave 2 data for addrmov_dv and distmov_dv
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

10/07/2021

06:23 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1583: Children in Wave 1 of BHPS
Thank you Chris Tracey
04:36 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1589 (Feedback): Tracking individuals moving house: lack of wave 2 data for addrmov_dv and distmov_dv
Hello,
As part of my analysis I am attempting to track individuals who have move, how long they live at a subseque...
Richard Belcher
11:00 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1588 (Feedback): Combining the BHPS and UKHLS CNEF datasets
Hi,
I'm a new user of the CNEF harmonised datasets, which include the BHPS dataset and the UKHLS from 2009 to 2015...
Anton Jarrod

10/05/2021

06:52 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1581: Variables for the creation of education history spells
Dr. Liam Wright has provided syntax to produce Working Life Histories for BHPS and UKHLS data: https://osf.io/c3v9f/
...
Understanding Society User Support Team
09:07 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1587 (In Progress): panssec8_dv
Hi folks,
I hope you are all well. I was just wondering why there are no positive values for manssec8_dv and panss...
Michael Vallely

09/30/2021

01:10 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1586 (Feedback): Merging UKHLS waves and optimal weight
1. Do you want to set up the indresp data in long format? Then please look at the syntax file which shows you how to ... Understanding Society User Support Team
10:00 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1586: Merging UKHLS waves and optimal weight
Typo: when I say svyset i_psu[pw=i_ind5mus_lw], strata(i_strata) I meant *svyset j_psu[pw=j_ind5mus_lw], strata(j_str... Gonçalo Gameiro

09/29/2021

04:09 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1586: Merging UKHLS waves and optimal weight
And if it is merging that I should do, is it 1:1 or m:1?
Thanks!
Gonçalo Gameiro
01:08 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1586 (Feedback): Merging UKHLS waves and optimal weight
Hello everyone,
I am doing my master thesis and I am interested in studying the integration/assimilation process o...
Gonçalo Gameiro

09/27/2021

11:52 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1585: Weights for youth dataset
Thank you! Ruth Plackett
11:49 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1585: Weights for youth dataset
Ruth,
Yes, this would be the correct suboptimal weight.
Best,
Olena
Olena Kaminska
10:38 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1585: Weights for youth dataset
Hi there
As you've suggested I have used psnenus_lw weight when they are 13 at wave 2 and so on and ui from wave 6...
Ruth Plackett

09/22/2021

02:13 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1585: Weights for youth dataset
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11:59 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1585: Weights for youth dataset
Thanks Olena. OK that makes sense and so xw weights aren't relevant for my case as I do want to use info form latter ... Ruth Plackett
11:45 AM Understanding Society User Support Support #1585: Weights for youth dataset
Ruth,
You can use xw weight only if your analysis uses 1 wave, and therefore does not use any information from oth...
Olena Kaminska
12:16 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1582 (Feedback): UKHLS labour liked data
Our data team have responded to this query:
About "the exact number of employees by firm": What the Nest data will...
Understanding Society User Support Team

09/21/2021

11:05 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1585: Weights for youth dataset
Hi Olena
Thanks for your reply it was really helpful. I've emailed user support to request the training material ...
Ruth Plackett

09/20/2021

05:04 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1584 (Feedback): "inapplicable" end date of maternity leave & how to find out when leave ended
Hello,
You are correct in your reading of how the questionniare works. I am summarising it here.
jbstat and mat...
Understanding Society User Support Team
04:44 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1584 (In Progress): "inapplicable" end date of maternity leave & how to find out when leave ended
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
03:55 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1585 (Feedback): Weights for youth dataset
Understanding Society User Support Team
03:46 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1585: Weights for youth dataset
Ruth,
Yes, technically you will be pooling young people from different years. As a suboptimal weight try to use ps...
Olena Kaminska
03:20 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1585 (Resolved): Weights for youth dataset
Hi there
I'm looking to conduct a longitudinal analysis using the youth data from waves 1-10 from Usoc. I'm lookin...
Ruth Plackett

09/17/2021

06:28 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1584: "inapplicable" end date of maternity leave & how to find out when leave ended
apologies, some "=" got deleted from the above before posting.
The entry should read
Dear support team,
I am try...
Laura Jones
06:25 PM Understanding Society User Support Support #1584 (Feedback): "inapplicable" end date of maternity leave & how to find out when leave ended
Dear support team,
I am trying to create a variable measuring length of labour market interruption following childbi...
Laura Jones
 

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