Support #737

Cross tabulations in Understanding Society

Added by Bernard Stafford over 6 years ago. Updated over 6 years ago.

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I'm a researcher at the University of Sheffield currently working on fuel poverty suffered by people with learning disabilities. I'd be very grateful if you could advise me about accessing a set of relevant cross tabulations within the cross section US Mainstage Household data set. These are between Disdif question 8 (on learning disability) on the one hand and a set of socio/economic characteristics on the other - such as Hsownd (housing tenure). and Duelpay (method of fuel payment).
I am wondering if it is generally possible for a registered user to generate such cross tabulations, or whether this is something that has to be requested - and if so if a provision charge would normally be levied.

Thank you

Bernard Stafford


Updated by Victoria Nolan over 6 years ago

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Dear Bernard,

Many thanks for your message.

We cannot create these cross tabulations, this is something you would need to do yourself.

You can register as a data user and download the mainstage data here:, and you can then perform your cross tabulations.

We also offer in-person and on-line training courses in using Understanding Society data, which may be of interest:

This issue was duplicated in #738 so I will delete the other post.

Best wishes, Victoria.

On behalf of the Understanding Society Data User Support Team.


Updated by Victoria Nolan over 6 years ago

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