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From 10/29/2019 to 11/27/2019

11/27/2019

05:00 PM Support #1286 (Resolved): Appropriate weights to use with Wave 7 "chmain" dataset
Hi,
Sorry to bother you again. I work for DWP and have been trying to do some cross sectional analysis of the wave...
David Irvine
04:54 PM Support #1279: Wave 9 chmain file
I did see this note and orginally thought it makes it seems like this is an error in just wave 9? And it was applied ... Charlotte Edney
04:40 PM Support #1279: Wave 9 chmain file
Just above the Universe this note is written:
"In Loops
Loop foreach child enumerated via CSAKIDNO, CMCOKIDNO and C...
Alita Nandi
04:24 PM Support #1279: Wave 9 chmain file
Hi Alita,
I'm sorry but I'm not following you very well. I can't find the filtering information anywhere in the qu...
Charlotte Edney
03:49 PM Support #1279: Wave 9 chmain file
In Waves 5, 7 and 9, adult respondents (cases in w_indresp) for whom w_csacalc=1 & at least one w_csakidno[N]=1 OR w_... Alita Nandi
04:44 PM Support #1285 (Feedback): Missing interview year and month
Hi!
I realised that the variable interview month and year is missing for all of BHPS wave one and for parts of other...
C Josten
04:25 PM Support #1284 (Resolved): Identifying parents with various types of child maintenance arrangements and the specific children these relate to
Hi,
Sorry to bother you. I work for DWP and am trying to find out how many parents have child maintenance arrangem...
David Irvine
03:51 PM Support #1282: ISCO-88 derived classification
Hi Stephanie,
thanks for getting back. The code 200 and the code 11 both appear in the BHPS in wave 1 and 9. The c...
C Josten
03:45 PM Support #1282 (In Progress): ISCO-88 derived classification
Dear C,
Could you tell me which waves you are looking at? I can see a code of 10 in UKHLS datasets but not the oth...
Stephanie Auty
02:36 PM Support #1282 (Feedback): ISCO-88 derived classification
Hi Stephanie!
Thanks for answering my previous question. Additionally, I'd be interested to know if there is an over...
C Josten
02:57 PM Support #1283 (Feedback): Job satisfaction: comparability across BHPS and Understanding Society
Hi! I'd be interested to know whether there is a joint "job satisfaction variable" that can be used across teh BHPS a... C Josten
02:20 PM Support #1281 (In Progress): Big Five Personality in 2005 of BHPS and Wave 3 of UKHLS
Dear C Josten,
1. We are not able to advise on this and suggest looking at previous research using personality mea...
Stephanie Auty

11/26/2019

05:20 PM Support #1281 (Feedback): Big Five Personality in 2005 of BHPS and Wave 3 of UKHLS
Hi!
I have two questions regarding the Big5 personality traits in the BHPS and Understanding Society:
1. I am c...
C Josten
12:31 PM Support #1280 (In Progress): ISCED
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

11/25/2019

12:57 PM Support #1273: Weights_considering survey complex structure ?
Lydia,
Yes, you can take couples into account. If you want you can specify three levels of clustering: PSUs, coupl...
Olena Kaminska

11/22/2019

03:51 PM Support #1273: Weights_considering survey complex structure ?
Hi,
I do have another question about multistage sampling.
My sampling strategy is to consider only those who f...
Lydia Palumbo
10:20 AM Support #1280 (Feedback): ISCED
Dear support team,
I am wondering if there is an ISCED variable available for UKHLS? I saw that this exists for B...
Laura Spitaleri
09:18 AM Support #1278 (In Progress): Keeping in touch with participants
Alita Nandi
09:15 AM Support #1278: Keeping in touch with participants
Hello,
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you...
Alita Nandi
09:18 AM Support #1279 (In Progress): Wave 9 chmain file
Hello,
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you...
Alita Nandi

11/21/2019

03:20 PM Support #1279 (In Progress): Wave 9 chmain file
Hi,
I've just downloaded wave 9 of Understanding Society to add another wave of child maintenance data (chmain fil...
Charlotte Edney
09:31 AM Support #1278 (Resolved): Keeping in touch with participants
Dear Support,
Would anyone be able to point me in the right direction of any keeping in touch exercises that you ca...
Anna Tudor

11/20/2019

02:56 PM Support #1271 (Feedback): Individual weights of those whose household questionnaires are not available
Stephanie Auty
02:56 PM Support #1273 (Feedback): Weights_considering survey complex structure ?
Stephanie Auty
10:26 AM Support #1275: Religion affiliation BHPS Wave 7 and 9
Dear Stephanie,
Thank you for your help and advice.
Best wishes,
Yuliya
Yuliya Kazakova

11/19/2019

05:30 PM Support #1277 (Feedback): Tracking marital statuses
Dear Chetan,
New entrants are asked their relationship history in the relationshiphistory module at the wave they ...
Stephanie Auty
11:43 AM Support #1277 (Feedback): Tracking marital statuses
I was wondering if it was possible to determine whether an individual was a single mother or divorced when they were ... Chetan Jethwa
05:05 PM Support #1276 (Feedback): Info on estranged young people
Dear Andrew,
When using the questions you mention, please be aware that if a participant has both a biological and...
Stephanie Auty
10:24 AM Support #1276 (Feedback): Info on estranged young people
I am trying to find out more information on young people (25 and under) who have been estranged from their parents. P... Andrew O'Neil

11/18/2019

05:46 PM Support #1275 (Feedback): Religion affiliation BHPS Wave 7 and 9
Dear Yuliya,
This appears to be a coding error in bg_oprlg1. I have referred it to the data team to correct it, bu...
Stephanie Auty
04:02 PM Support #1275: Religion affiliation BHPS Wave 7 and 9
Dear Stephanie,
I am using the harmonised dataset and, yes, I am looking at bw_oprlg1.
Thank you,
Yuliya
Yuliya Kazakova
03:40 PM Support #1275 (In Progress): Religion affiliation BHPS Wave 7 and 9
Dear Yuliya,
Could you confirm whether you are using the harmonised dataset? If so, are you looking at the harmoni...
Stephanie Auty
12:16 PM Support #1275: Religion affiliation BHPS Wave 7 and 9
Hello,
I just wanted to add some comments on the religion distribution in 1997 and 1999.

I take only those peo...
Yuliya Kazakova

11/15/2019

11:36 AM Support #1271: Individual weights of those whose household questionnaires are not available
Olena,
I see. Thank you very much.
Best wishes,
Louise
Louise Luo

11/14/2019

03:49 PM Support #1275 (Resolved): Religion affiliation BHPS Wave 7 and 9
Hello,
I work with questions on religion and find some inconsistencies. Maybe you can help me in sorting this out....
Yuliya Kazakova
11:35 AM Support #1273: Weights_considering survey complex structure ?
Thank you. Yes, I realized that the combination was nonsense.Thank you for the link.
I was not sure how to set the ...
Lydia Palumbo
10:18 AM Support #1273: Weights_considering survey complex structure ?
Lydia,
No, you shouldn't combine PSU and ID - as the results will be wrong. If you have to choose you should use t...
Olena Kaminska
11:07 AM Support #1274 (Feedback): Polygenic Scores
Dear Michael,
A response from the biomarkers team:
We have not made polygenic scores for public use. We are consi...
Stephanie Auty
10:14 AM Support #1271: Individual weights of those whose household questionnaires are not available
Louise,
Thank you. For these households I imputed the missing predictor values.
Best of luck,
Olena
Olena Kaminska

11/13/2019

06:06 PM Support #1271: Individual weights of those whose household questionnaires are not available
Hi Olena,
Thank you very much for your reply.
I am creating my own cross-sectional individual weights. I want...
Louise Luo
02:10 PM Support #1271: Individual weights of those whose household questionnaires are not available
Louise,
I have checked for you and for the households id's that you mentioned we provided b_psnenub_xw b_psnenus_l...
Olena Kaminska
05:12 PM Support #1273: Weights_considering survey complex structure ?
Thank you. It does.
I think that in this way it is possible to use svyset because
I can create a variable that ...
Lydia Palumbo
02:16 PM Support #1273: Weights_considering survey complex structure ?
Lydia,
Indeed some statistical analyses do not work with svy command. One of such is multilevel models, random eff...
Olena Kaminska
11:52 AM Support #1273 (Feedback): Weights_considering survey complex structure ?
Dear Support,
I have a question on how to analyse weights.
In the handouts of the Moodle, I found that I should ...
Lydia Palumbo
03:11 PM Support #1274 (Feedback): Polygenic Scores
Hi,
Are there any plans for the public use data to have pre-constructed Polygenic scores and for these to be avail...
Michael Lebenbaum

11/12/2019

02:43 PM Support #1271 (Feedback): Individual weights of those whose household questionnaires are not available
Dear Officer,
According to my understanding, the individual weights take into account predicted household respons...
Louise Luo
11:39 AM Support #1270: Weights and BHPS-Understanding Society data
Ines,
No, you don't need to recalculated the weights. A weight that is used for the whole population is correct to...
Olena Kaminska
11:24 AM Support #1270: Weights and BHPS-Understanding Society data
Olena Kaminska wrote:
> Ines,
>
> Any weight that is appropriate for the whole population will also represent any...
Ines Barreiros

11/11/2019

02:09 PM Support #1270 (Feedback): Weights and BHPS-Understanding Society data
Stephanie Auty
12:13 PM Support #1270: Weights and BHPS-Understanding Society data
Ines,
Any weight that is appropriate for the whole population will also represent any subpopulation if defined usi...
Olena Kaminska

11/08/2019

10:35 PM Support #1270 (In Progress): Weights and BHPS-Understanding Society data
Dear Ines,
Government Office Region is the smallest area variable in the EUL dataset, but we have other smaller va...
Stephanie Auty
12:52 PM Support #1270 (Feedback): Weights and BHPS-Understanding Society data
Hello,
I am trying to analyse UK data from the Understanding Society dataset and I would like to make comparisons ...
Ines Barreiros

11/04/2019

06:52 PM Support #1268 (Feedback): Political Ideology
Dear Kris,
You may find the questions opsoca-f useful - these were included in several waves of BHPS and are due t...
Stephanie Auty
02:30 PM Support #1268 (In Progress): Political Ideology
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
01:43 PM Support #1269 (In Progress): Living with an ex
Dear Harvey,
You could investigate this through looking at the w_relationship_dv and w_mastat_dv variables as they...
Stephanie Auty

11/01/2019

05:13 PM Support #1269 (Feedback): Living with an ex
Hello,
A recent report using data from the Understanding Survey found that 2.5 million Brits are in "hidden househ...
Harvey Day

10/31/2019

05:47 PM Support #1268 (Feedback): Political Ideology
Hi,
After looking through the dataset, much of the documentation (which is vast), using the online variable search...
Kristinn Mar
 

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