From 07/10/2013 to 08/08/2013


01:10 PM Support #182 (Closed): Derived Variable a_hiqual_dv
There seems to be no documentation on how the derived variables were compiled and I was wondering if you could t...
Madeline Crosswaite
11:16 AM Support #181 (Closed): Age for youths in the youth questionnaire
I was wondering if there was an easy way to determine the age of the individuals in the youth questionnaire to u...
Madeline Crosswaite


11:59 AM Support #180 (Closed): Sports Club membership among Scottish adults
I have a query relating to the variable b_club, (sports club membership).
I am wanting to calculate two fi...
Chris Martin


02:01 PM Support #179 (Closed): mariatl status change between wave 1 and 2
Dear all,
I want to combine the marital histories from wave 1 and the new events reported in wave 2.
In the seco...
Tina Hannemann


09:44 PM Support #178 (Closed): Marital Satisfaction Availability in Wave K?
First, I hope this is the appropriate venue for this. I have asked other people and they steered me here.
I’m tryi...
Spencer James
01:54 PM Support #177 (Closed): SF36 in BHPS and SF12 in UKHLS
I am using UKHLS for its BHPS data along with BHPS. UKHLS has the SF12 health scoring together with the derived PCS a... Emma Salter


12:26 PM Support #176 (Closed): Missing parental data
I'm merging data from the USoc Wave 1 youth questionnaire (a_youth) and the Wave 1 adult individual questionna...
Sam Baars


01:08 PM Support #159 (Closed): Father's social class
we shall update the post if we find more on the issue. Redmine Admin
01:07 PM Support #172 (Closed): racel
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01:06 PM Support #174 (Closed): Understanding "Missing" in IP data
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05:33 PM Support #172: racel
XWAVEDAT holds the last valid response of racel.
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03:47 PM Support #172: racel
I am sorry, I was not clear. I wanted to say that even if you consider the first wave only, xracel has more observati... Giulia Montresor
06:51 AM Support #175: Over 24K participants seem to have no waves of data
> There is no wave-specific data for participants from 78133491 through ...
Listing *ivfio on XWAVEID I find that ...
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09:54 PM Support #175: Over 24K participants seem to have no waves of data
I was able to find wIVFIO. Thank you for pointing that out. However, I'm not sure I understand how a participant coul... Chris Martin
05:53 PM Support #175 (In Progress): Over 24K participants seem to have no waves of data
I suggest that you also check the interview outcome variables, wIVFIO and wIVFHO.
You will find responses from BHPS ...
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05:30 PM Support #175 (Closed): Over 24K participants seem to have no waves of data
I'm using BHPS data and I merged xwavedat with xwaveid. Then I merged the resulting file with every wINDRESP f...
Chris Martin


05:29 PM Support #173: Understanding "inapplicable"
We will have to get back to you about the BHPS question - meanwhile; UKHLS is another name for _Understanding Society... Redmine Admin
05:26 PM Support #172: racel
There are new entrants at Wave 2 and some that have only turned 16 years since the Wave 1 interview, etc.
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05:17 PM Support #171 (Closed): Source: NSFH
Thanks for making us aware of this. The more likely source would be BHPS's
wYPEATN Past week times evening meal w...
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02:53 PM Support #173: Understanding "inapplicable"
This question was actually concerning the BHPS. I do want to integrate the last two years of Understanding Society da... Chris Martin


06:35 PM Support #174: Understanding "Missing" in IP data
System missing are coded to -9 in the data processing and recoded to missing value codes if this can be infered from ... Redmine Admin
06:25 PM Support #173: Understanding "inapplicable"
If this is a question concerning the UKHLS XWAVEDAT, then this file contains the latest valid response to a given ite... Redmine Admin


07:33 PM Support #174 (Closed): Understanding "Missing" in IP data
When I read the Understanding Society IP User Guide, it was mentioned that -9 is assigned to data that are ...
Vivian So


10:06 PM Support #173 (Closed): Understanding "inapplicable"
This is a general question. I've found that "inapplicable" is a common answer to many questions in the xwavedat datas... Chris Martin
10:26 AM Support #172: racel
I am just using the first wave of Understanding Society and I noticed a difference in the number of observat...
Giulia Montresor
07:46 AM Support #172: racel
racel is only asked of new adult entrants each wave and this information is consolidated together with other stable c... Redmine Admin
07:47 AM Support #170 (Closed): Unable to access full sample size
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05:32 PM Support #172 (Closed): racel
I was thinking I'd better use the ethnicity variable racel for adults of age 16+ from xwavedat instead ind...
Giulia Montresor


02:03 PM Support #171 (Closed): Source: NSFH
In the questionnaire (UK Household Longitudinal Study: Mainstage Questionnaire:
Wave 1, v04) i have found a questio...
Charlie Owen


02:55 PM Support #170: Unable to access full sample size
The UKDS helpdesk should be able to help you.
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02:49 PM Support #170: Unable to access full sample size
I believe I may have identified the problem, the link that claims I am downloading wave 1 and 2 on the UK data servic... Madeline Crosswaite
02:11 PM Support #170 (In Progress): Unable to access full sample size
the sample sizes to expect can be gleaned from the tables here:
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02:04 PM Support #170 (Closed): Unable to access full sample size
Despite having insured it is the main sample (no the innovation panel) and having downloaded it multiple times (in SP... Madeline Crosswaite
11:46 AM Support #155 (Closed): Number of biological children in the household (nnatch)
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11:46 AM Support #163 (Closed): OMS movers, not resident in wave 2
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11:45 AM Support #166 (Closed): country of birth
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11:45 AM Support #168 (Closed): Main survey access
w_gor_dv is the UK Region of the household.
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11:41 AM Support #164 (Closed): ethnicity
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11:40 AM Support #154 (Closed): '0' weight in BHPS
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