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From 10/17/2017 to 11/15/2017

11/15/2017

04:13 PM Support #880 (Closed): Genetic data linked to NPD
Is genetic data available for individuals with linked National Pupil Database Wave 1 data, if so, what is the sample ... Michelle Luciano
11:26 AM Support #873 (Feedback): Westminster constituency identifiers
Dear Quinton,
Thank you, we are aware of this issue. The information is not currently available but we are conside...
Stephanie Auty

11/14/2017

03:15 PM Support #877 (Feedback): weights for pooled cross-sections over waves (a)-(f)
Stephanie Auty

11/13/2017

10:47 AM Support #879 (In Progress): macob_all and pacob_all in xwavedat_protect are not available
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
10:47 AM Support #878 (In Progress): employment histories
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty

11/12/2017

02:54 PM Support #879 (Closed): macob_all and pacob_all in xwavedat_protect are not available
Dear Alita,
I hope you are doing well. I have noticed that macob_all and pacob_all are not available in xwavedat_...
Nico Ochmann

11/10/2017

05:01 PM Support #878 (Closed): employment histories
Hello,
I try to reconstruct employment histories in wave 1 to analyse implications on health in the later waves. Sin...
marco tosi
04:48 PM Support #877: weights for pooled cross-sections over waves (a)-(f)
Nico,
1. The provision of weights requires the ability to estimate probabilities of continuing to respond over mul...
Peter Lynn
02:55 PM Support #877 (Closed): weights for pooled cross-sections over waves (a)-(f)
Dear Peter,
I have a few more questions with regard to my original support #758.
1. When I generate my new weight...
Nico Ochmann
03:23 PM Support #876 (In Progress): Cross wave (xwave) variable for parents occupations NSSEC 5 cats?
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
10:26 AM Support #876 (Closed): Cross wave (xwave) variable for parents occupations NSSEC 5 cats?
Hi
Is there a cross wave (xwave) derived variable available for father's and mother's occupation when respondent ...
nicola brimblecombe

11/09/2017

04:19 PM Support #848: Clinical Depression H_COND variables
Luca,
I will try to answer some of your questions in terms of weighting. But please if my response is not sufficie...
Olena Kaminska
09:53 AM Support #869 (Feedback): Unexpectedly strong gender homophily in Understanding Society compared with the BHPS
Dear Till,
There are several differences in the way these questions were asked from Wave 18 of the BHPS to Wave 3 ...
Stephanie Auty

11/07/2017

06:32 PM Support #870 (Feedback): Change in boundaries of Local Authority Districs
Dear Jascha,
There is a pdf document called “Understanding Society Innovation Panel Geographical Lookup Tables”, w...
Stephanie Auty

11/05/2017

02:33 PM Support #860: Length of time for interview
Dear Dana,
There are three timings files included in the data download of the IP data, one for the household grid,...
Stephanie Auty

11/02/2017

04:32 PM Support #875 (In Progress): Veterans employment
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
04:09 PM Support #875 (Closed): Veterans employment
I hope to use US to identify the labour market experience of former members of the UK armed forces, with a particular... David Owen
04:31 PM Support #874 (In Progress): try to link the birthweight to each child
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
03:30 PM Support #874 (Closed): try to link the birthweight to each child
There is a file called a_natchild containing the information about the natural children including birth weight, gesta... YIN XU

11/01/2017

01:11 PM Support #872 (Feedback): Weights of the continuation of the BHPS sample into UKHLS
Stephanie Auty
12:21 PM Support #867 (Feedback): Wave 6 f_hhnetinc1 set to zero rather than missing for iemb sample
Dear David,
It is correct that all IEMB household income values should be missing on the wave 1-6 release. On the ...
Stephanie Auty
11:11 AM Support #867: Wave 6 f_hhnetinc1 set to zero rather than missing for iemb sample
Hi,
Is it possible to advise when I might hear back on this?
Thanks,
David
David Leese

10/31/2017

07:43 PM Support #873 (In Progress): Westminster constituency identifiers
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
06:18 PM Support #873 (Closed): Westminster constituency identifiers
I am looking for information that will allow me to identify the individual parliamentary constituencies that responde... Quinton Mayne

10/30/2017

05:40 PM Support #861 (Feedback): number of questions respondents are asked
Dear Dana,
You could calculate this by removing any derived variables, weights and linking identifiers, only keepi...
Stephanie Auty
04:05 PM Support #862 (Feedback): interviewer identification numbers
Dear Dana,
The interviewer numbers are consistent across waves, so the answer to your question is yes. However, at...
Stephanie Auty
03:48 PM Support #863 (Resolved): People living in Multi-generational homes in the UK
Stephanie Auty
03:47 PM Support #858 (Resolved): Date of Birth variables
Stephanie Auty
03:47 PM Support #857 (Closed): Merging datasets
Stephanie Auty
03:47 PM Support #856 (Resolved): how to deal with contradictory records
Stephanie Auty
03:46 PM Support #855 (Closed): Drinking variables in wave 2, adult self-completion
Stephanie Auty
03:46 PM Support #854 (Closed): Ethnicity and Socio-economic group - inapplicable data
Stephanie Auty
03:46 PM Support #853 (Resolved): Self-esteem measure in Youth Questionnaire
Stephanie Auty
03:45 PM Support #851 (Resolved): Components of net monthly income
Stephanie Auty
03:45 PM Support #849 (Feedback): universe of indall files in BHPS UKHLS
Stephanie Auty
03:44 PM Support #842 (Closed): Marital status variable - mlstat
Stephanie Auty
10:34 AM Support #871 (Feedback): Confirmation Wave 1 -9
Dear Victoria,
The currently available published data is waves 1-6, but in a few weeks the next data release is du...
Stephanie Auty
10:32 AM Support #868 (Feedback): wealthassetsanddebt
Dear Jia,
Please refer to the long term content plan, which you can download here: https://www.understandingsociet...
Stephanie Auty

10/29/2017

12:14 PM Support #866 (Feedback): Stratification information
Dear Dora,
We have an exercise of how to deal with this problem in example 6 in our training materials, which you ...
Stephanie Auty
12:03 PM Support #863: People living in Multi-generational homes in the UK
From: Charlotte Pierzchniak [mailto:c.pierzchniak@students.rave.ac.uk]
Sent: 20 October 2017 15:44
To: usersupport...
Stephanie Auty

10/27/2017

12:15 PM Support #872: Weights of the continuation of the BHPS sample into UKHLS
Lawrence,
For analysis of BHPS members who have participated since 1991 you should use the relevant weight with zz...
Peter Lynn

10/26/2017

04:15 PM Support #852 (Feedback): Empstat / employment history
Dear Emily Marie,
Apologies for the late response on this issue.
1. There may be various reasons why a person ...
Stephanie Auty
02:38 PM Support #870 (In Progress): Change in boundaries of Local Authority Districs
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
10:52 AM Support #870 (Closed): Change in boundaries of Local Authority Districs
Hi,
I am working on a project linking survey respondents to Local Authority Districts (LAD). I have access to the ...
Jascha Tutt
02:37 PM Support #872 (In Progress): Weights of the continuation of the BHPS sample into UKHLS
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
02:23 PM Support #872 (Closed): Weights of the continuation of the BHPS sample into UKHLS
To whom it may concern,
I am using the BHPS sample, from its first wave (1991) through to the most recent wave of ...
Lawrence Sacco
02:37 PM Support #871 (In Progress): Confirmation Wave 1 -9
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
11:46 AM Support #871 (Closed): Confirmation Wave 1 -9

I just want to confirm - that to date there are only waves 1-6. The information on the website which shows waves 1-...
Victoria Thompson

10/25/2017

04:38 PM Support #869 (In Progress): Unexpectedly strong gender homophily in Understanding Society compared with the BHPS
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
03:46 PM Support #869 (Closed): Unexpectedly strong gender homophily in Understanding Society compared with the BHPS
h1. Summary
I am interested in homophily effects that can be derived from the social network questions in waves B,...
Till Hoffmann

10/20/2017

04:33 PM Support #865 (Feedback): Change in question on occupation in Questionnaire in 2005 and 2006
Dear Glenna,
Weights are intended to correct for unequal selection probability and non-response/attrition. If you ...
Stephanie Auty
02:54 PM Support #868 (In Progress): wealthassetsanddebt
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
10:47 AM Support #868 (Closed): wealthassetsanddebt
Dear staff,
Do you have any information on when the next time data on assets and debt will be collected (the "weal...
Anonymous
02:53 PM Support #864 (Feedback): filterring
Dear Olga,
You can find this information by looking for the universe in the questionnaire:
https://www.understand...
Stephanie Auty
02:51 PM Support #863 (Feedback): People living in Multi-generational homes in the UK
Dear Charlotte,
We don’t have a variable which records multi-generational households, but it would be possible to ...
Stephanie Auty
02:49 PM Support #859 (Feedback): Adoption status
Dear Andrew,
As we discussed in #816, there are data inconsistencies. This is quite common with survey data as res...
Stephanie Auty

10/19/2017

11:33 AM Support #723: Combining USOC/BHPS and zero weights
With regard to number 1: you can combine the weights on your own and your thinking is correct. Your weight will be cl... Olena Kaminska

10/18/2017

02:26 PM Support #867 (In Progress): Wave 6 f_hhnetinc1 set to zero rather than missing for iemb sample
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
11:08 AM Support #867 (Closed): Wave 6 f_hhnetinc1 set to zero rather than missing for iemb sample
I'm looking at constructing income quintiles based on the f_hhnetinc1 variable.
Looking at the data, 90% of record...
David Leese

10/17/2017

06:15 PM Support #866 (In Progress): Stratification information
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
04:47 PM Support #866 (Closed): Stratification information
Dear all,
I am analysing the data in STATA using the svyset command where I need to use the strata variable you pr...
Theodora Kokosi
01:52 PM Support #865 (In Progress): Change in question on occupation in Questionnaire in 2005 and 2006
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
10:52 AM Support #865 (Closed): Change in question on occupation in Questionnaire in 2005 and 2006
Hello,
Question E5 on the BHPS questionnaire for 2005 seems to be different from that in 2006. Do the cross section...
Glenna Nightingale
 

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