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From 02/27/2020 to 03/27/2020

03/27/2020

01:48 PM Support #1327 (Feedback): Revision of derived variables in new release
Dear Emily,
There is a document which lists changes since the last release. The most recent version is available o...
Stephanie Auty
12:04 PM Support #1324 (Feedback): Childcare by grandparents
Stephanie Auty

03/26/2020

05:39 PM Support #1324: Childcare by grandparents
Cath,
Thank you for your question.
So if you want to represent adults who have children of a particular type etc...
Olena Kaminska
02:55 PM Support #1327 (Feedback): Revision of derived variables in new release
Hi,
I've run my code with the latest version of the special licence data (waves 1-9) and I'm getting slightly dif...
Emily Harris

03/25/2020

04:09 PM Support #1326 (Feedback): Attitudes Towards Immigration Info
Dear Laura,
You can find more related questions by using our index terms search: https://www.understandingsociety....
Stephanie Auty
02:39 PM Support #1326 (Feedback): Attitudes Towards Immigration Info
I am currently investigating the development of attitudes towards immigration and I am planning to use Understanding... Laura Silva

03/24/2020

04:21 PM Support #1323: youth self completion longitudinal weight
Dear Olena,
Thank you for your suggestions.
I have found the f_psnenub_lw weight in the f_indall file.
That's ve...
Linda Ng

03/23/2020

05:36 PM Support #1323 (Feedback): youth self completion longitudinal weight
Stephanie Auty
05:26 PM Support #1323: youth self completion longitudinal weight
Linda,
Yes, the weight for the situation C is correct.
For the situations A and B we do not have tailored weights...
Olena Kaminska
04:26 PM Support #1305 (Feedback): Weighting for youth questionnaire
Stephanie Auty
04:25 PM Support #1319 (Feedback): clarification on jbpen variable in UKHLS
Stephanie Auty

03/20/2020

10:23 AM Support #1324 (In Progress): Childcare by grandparents
Hi Cath,
Thanks for your query. A member of our user support team is looking at these and we'll be in touch soon. ...
Rebecca Parsons
09:31 AM Support #1324 (Feedback): Childcare by grandparents
Hello,
I’m looking at USOC data on the use of grandparents for childcare. As the datafile structures are slightly co...
Cath Roberts

03/18/2020

03:17 PM Support #1323 (In Progress): youth self completion longitudinal weight
Hi Linda,
Your questions have been passed to our weighting specialists and we'll get back to you very soon.
Best ...
Rebecca Parsons
01:37 PM Support #1323 (Feedback): youth self completion longitudinal weight
Hi US Support,
I have a question about the youth self-completion weight.
My analytical sample comprises of yout...
Linda Ng
01:49 PM Support #1321 (Resolved): Self-efficacy module - wave 2
Rebecca Parsons
01:22 PM Support #1321: Self-efficacy module - wave 2
Thanks for that Becky.
It seems that the first two items from question 32 on that self-completion questionnaire re...
Lewis Anderson
12:50 PM Support #1321 (Feedback): Self-efficacy module - wave 2
Hi Lewis,
This one is a little more complicated.
Self-efficacy questions were asked in Wave 2, but this used ...
Rebecca Parsons
12:52 PM Support #1322 (Resolved): Positive and negative events
Rebecca Parsons
12:43 PM Support #1322: Positive and negative events
Ok thanks, that makes sense.
Regards,
Lewis
Lewis Anderson
12:36 PM Support #1322 (Feedback): Positive and negative events
Hi Lewis,
I'm answering this question first, as it's the more straight forward one!
We don't release data from ...
Rebecca Parsons

03/17/2020

12:38 PM Support #1142: Identifying unemployment spells
Thanks, that's good to know. Issue resolved.
(Apologies, I only just noticed this was assigned back to me for feed...
Lewis Anderson

03/16/2020

12:50 AM Support #1322 (Resolved): Positive and negative events
Hello,
This is similar to #1321 which I recently opened (i.e. a discrepancy between the long-term content plan and...
Lewis Anderson

03/15/2020

07:32 PM Support #1321 (Resolved): Self-efficacy module - wave 2
Hello,
The long-term content plan states that the 'Self-Efficacy (self-completion)' module was included in the adu...
Lewis Anderson

03/09/2020

05:39 PM Support #1316: birthyear of all first born child and vocational qualificaitons
Dear Maria,
You may want to compare your created variable or w_qfvoc1-16 with either w_hiqual_dv or w_qfhigh_dv, b...
Stephanie Auty
03:11 PM Support #1316: birthyear of all first born child and vocational qualificaitons
Dear Stephanie,
thank you for your reply.
I tried to generate a variable from w_qfvoc1-16 and it worked. I was able...
Maria Petrillo

03/03/2020

09:29 AM Support #1319 (In Progress): clarification on jbpen variable in UKHLS
Dear Karen,
You can look at the universe of the question (who is asked) by reading the questionnaires which can be...
Stephanie Auty

03/02/2020

06:15 PM Support #1316: birthyear of all first born child and vocational qualificaitons
Dear Maria,
We have w_qfvoc1-16 in Understanding Society, which could be used to derive a variable similar to bw_q...
Stephanie Auty
05:10 PM Support #1319 (Feedback): clarification on jbpen variable in UKHLS
Hi,
The question for this variable jbpen was asked to those who satisfied jbsemp = 1 (currently an employee of a f...
Karen Arulsamy
11:45 AM Support #1318 (Feedback): Special Licence access
Dear Ashley,
Yes, you will require a new SL approval. Please liaise with the UK Data Service regarding this.
Be...
Stephanie Auty
09:02 AM Support #1318 (Feedback): Special Licence access
Hello,
I am seeking clarification regarding a data access issue. I require access to a second special licence (SL) ...
Ashley Burdett

02/28/2020

02:57 PM Support #1317 (Feedback): inapplicable jbhrs when jbsemp=1 (wave 6)
Dear Cristina,
During the interview, jbsempchk (And are you still self employed/an employee?) is asked using data ...
Stephanie Auty
02:16 PM Support #1308 (Feedback): Cross-sectional weights 0 values
Stephanie Auty
02:15 PM Support #1315 (Feedback): SDQ in child data
Dear Marie,
The choice of ages was influenced by the sweeps of the Millennium Cohort Study (9 months, then age 3, ...
Stephanie Auty
02:03 PM Support #1314 (Feedback): NPD-USOC linkages
Dear Daniel,
The Wave 4 linkage is close to completion, and the current estimate is of weeks rather than months. I...
Stephanie Auty
 

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