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Added by steve martin almost 10 years ago. Updated almost 10 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
Redmine Admin
Category:
Data analysis
Start date:
10/26/2012
% Done:

50%


Description

Dear BHPS

I am using BHPS data (wave 13-18) and have some queries.

First, for the purpose of my study, I will only include people from Scotland.
Could I ask what is the variable that I should use to allow me to do this.

Second, I am wondering what are the weighting variables for Scotland population only (not Scotland+Welsh)?
Are there separate weighting variables for longitudinal data or pooled cross-sectional?

Third, I notice that there are a lot of missing values for sex (I look at a variable called sex),
Is there any other variables in BHPS that can tell us the respondent's sex but with fewer missing values?

Fourth, I also want to know individual's age. I found a variable called (doby),
Again, is there any other variables that I should use for individual's age?

Fifth, I want to look at individual's educational background.
What variable should I use which tells me the highest education respondents have.

Last, I want to include respondent's income/socio-economics status.
I saw there are many possible variables that I can use,
but I am wondering what are the most commonly used variables for individual's income/socio-economic statues?

Many thanks

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