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From 11/03/2020 to 12/02/2020

12/02/2020

04:43 PM Support #1455: Inapplicable responses to GHQ-12 and SF-12 in the extra five minutes sample
Hi Alita
That is great thank you so much for your help.
Best wishes
Natalie
Natalie Bennett
03:02 PM Support #1455 (Feedback): Inapplicable responses to GHQ-12 and SF-12 in the extra five minutes sample
Hi Natalie,
These questions were asked in the self-completion part of the questionnaire. If these respondents didn...
Alita Nandi
02:34 PM Support #1455 (Resolved): Inapplicable responses to GHQ-12 and SF-12 in the extra five minutes sample
Hi
I am trying to work out why there is such a high number of ‘inapplicable’ responses to the GHQ-12 and SF-12 me...
Natalie Bennett
03:03 PM Support #1448 (Feedback): Selecting longitudinal weights for youth starting at wave 1
Alita Nandi
02:56 PM Support #1452: panssec8_dv and manssec8_dv
Hi Michael,
apologies, there was a typo in the variable name - PASOC is filtered on PAJU==1 (MASOC is filtered on...
Gundi Knies
02:36 PM Support #1442: Calculating change in the extra 5 minutes sample size and sub-sample sizes waves 1 to 3
Great, thanks so much for your help Alita.
Best wishes
Natalie
Natalie Bennett
12:28 PM Support #1441: Reasons for migration - w6 and w7
Great thanks very much Alita! Ilona Pinter
11:59 AM Support #1454 (Feedback): Understanding Society area level deprivation measure
No, we don't provide this information with the data. But we provide geographical locator variables which you can use ... Alita Nandi
11:46 AM Support #1454 (Resolved): Understanding Society area level deprivation measure
I am just wondering if Understanding Society contains a measure of area level deprivation Laura Bryce

12/01/2020

07:50 PM Support #1452: panssec8_dv and manssec8_dv
Hi Gundi,
Thanks for your reply. Yeah I understand that, thanks. So if a respondent did list their father's occupa...
Michael Vallely
10:35 AM Support #1441 (Feedback): Reasons for migration - w6 and w7
Alita Nandi
10:34 AM Support #1441: Reasons for migration - w6 and w7
You are correct, you need to type to see the cases that appear in only one of the waves
ta f_mreason6 g_mreason6, m
...
Alita Nandi
10:25 AM Support #1442: Calculating change in the extra 5 minutes sample size and sub-sample sizes waves 1 to 3
Yes. There are 8883 individual adult respondents who are either in EMB, LDA or GPC samples. Of these 722 are proxy. S... Alita Nandi
10:09 AM Support #1442: Calculating change in the extra 5 minutes sample size and sub-sample sizes waves 1 to 3
Apologies, the table was in line when I sent the previous message.
I have attached it as a word document here inst...
Natalie Bennett
10:06 AM Support #1442: Calculating change in the extra 5 minutes sample size and sub-sample sizes waves 1 to 3
Hi Alita
Thank you for your reply. Apologies if I am not understanding, I am still unsure as to why the LDA + GPS ...
Natalie Bennett

11/30/2020

11:08 AM Support #1441: Reasons for migration - w6 and w7
Hi Alita,
Thanks for this and sorry for the delayed response. Thanks for clarifying the samples that this question...
Ilona Pinter

11/25/2020

03:27 PM Support #1448: Selecting longitudinal weights for youth starting at wave 1
Hi George,
In my experience the use of survey weights in R can be tricky with some packages. Having a quick look a...
Pablo Cabrera Álvarez

11/24/2020

07:30 PM Support #1452 (Feedback): panssec8_dv and manssec8_dv
Hi Michael,
hope you are doing fine as well.
Information about the parents' job when the respondent was aged 14 i...
Gundi Knies
02:17 PM Support #1448: Selecting longitudinal weights for youth starting at wave 1
Hi, thank you for your reply on the last bit.
I have tried using the weight in my data but can't seem to find an ...
George Comp

11/23/2020

12:56 PM Support #1451: Matching household partners to find out who has the higher occupational class
Hi Alita,
Thanks for your advice. I have referenced the NSSEC variables for occupation- based social class status....
Abigail Dumalus
12:26 PM Support #1451 (Feedback): Matching household partners to find out who has the higher occupational class
Hello,
Yes, you can use ppid or sppid (depending on whether you want to include spouses or spouses & partners) to ...
Alita Nandi
10:23 AM Support #1451 (Feedback): Matching household partners to find out who has the higher occupational class
Hello,
Is there a way to use ppid and sppid variables to designate a household's social class? For example, a man ...
Abigail Dumalus
12:40 PM Support #1453 (Feedback): Wave 10 release date
Yes, that is still the plan.
Best wishes,
Understanding Society User Support Team
Alita Nandi
12:38 PM Support #1453 (Feedback): Wave 10 release date
Dear support team,
I've read on your website that wave 10, including 2018-2020 responses, will become available in...
Marina Soley-Bori
12:29 PM Support #1448: Selecting longitudinal weights for youth starting at wave 1
Dear George,
Thank you for your question. We do not provide longitudinal youth weights as one quickly runs out of ...
Olena Kaminska
11:53 AM Support #1452 (Resolved): panssec8_dv and manssec8_dv
Hi folks,
I hope you are well. I was just wondering if you could inform me as to why there are such large inapplic...
Michael Vallely
08:13 AM Support #1388 (Resolved): Merging geographical special license data
Alita Nandi
08:06 AM Support #1432: Self-employed who have applied for UC in Covid modules
Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. You will need to create the weight yourself by estimating the probability... Alita Nandi
07:56 AM Support #1433: Category of education variable 'd_qfhigh' and 'd_hiqual_dv'
Correspondence continued via email Alita Nandi
07:53 AM Support #1450 (Feedback): Covid Study netpay_amount
Hello Darja,
These are not variables derived by us, but as reported by the respondent.Please take a look at the qu...
Alita Nandi

11/20/2020

04:53 PM Support #1450 (Feedback): Covid Study netpay_amount
Dear User support,
I would be grateful if you could confirm whether the self-employed have reported their SEISS pa...
Darja Reuschke
03:48 PM Support #1448 (In Progress): Selecting longitudinal weights for youth starting at wave 1
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Alita Nandi
03:09 PM Support #1448 (Feedback): Selecting longitudinal weights for youth starting at wave 1
Hello,
I am trying to select an appropriate weight but I am struggling with deciding which is the most appropriate...
George Comp

11/19/2020

04:16 PM Support #1444: COVID-19 telephone survey household composition data
The unmatched cases are those who were not interviewed in 2019 (either as part of Wave 10 or 11). So, I matched with ... Alita Nandi
10:09 AM Support #1444: COVID-19 telephone survey household composition data
Hi,
Thank you very much for this. I'm afraid I'm still a bit confused. When I run this command there are 120 resp...
Lizzie Augarde
04:11 PM Support #1443 (Feedback): COVID wave 4 youth file
You will have to link back youth data from Covid19 (cW_youth_p) to INDALL files in the main data (W_indall) which wil... Alita Nandi
03:36 PM Support #1445 (Feedback): Geographic disaggregations available
Hi Evelyn,
all available neighbourhood classifications and geographical identifiers are listed here:
https://www.un...
Gundi Knies
03:04 PM Support #1445 (Feedback): Geographic disaggregations available
Good afternoon,
I am hoping to get a better understanding of what sociodemographic and health variables can be acc...
Evelyn Jager

11/18/2020

08:00 PM Support #1442 (Feedback): Calculating change in the extra 5 minutes sample size and sub-sample sizes waves 1 to 3
Hello Natalie,
The extra5min eligibility conditions do not apply to proxy respondents. So, if someone qualified as...
Alita Nandi
11:07 AM Support #1442 (In Progress): Calculating change in the extra 5 minutes sample size and sub-sample sizes waves 1 to 3
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Alita Nandi
10:59 AM Support #1442 (Resolved): Calculating change in the extra 5 minutes sample size and sub-sample sizes waves 1 to 3
Hello, I have been trying to calculate how the extra 5 minutes sample size changes from wave 1 to wave 3. Because the... Natalie Bennett
06:54 PM Support #1444 (Feedback): COVID-19 telephone survey household composition data
Hello,
If you merge this file with the 2019 data file, jk_indall_cv which includes the household grid information ...
Alita Nandi
11:36 AM Support #1444 (Feedback): COVID-19 telephone survey household composition data
Hi, I am working with the COVID-19 survey data. I've noticed that the household composition data for the May 2020 tel... Lizzie Augarde
01:57 PM Support #1443: COVID wave 4 youth file
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Alita Nandi
11:24 AM Support #1443 (Feedback): COVID wave 4 youth file
Hi,
I was wondering whether it is possible to link the wave 4 youth SDQ responses to the parent pidp in the indivi...
Charlotte Edney
01:23 PM Support #1441: Reasons for migration - w6 and w7
Hello Ilona,
In Wave 6, only IEMB sample members not born in the UK were asked this question. In Wave 7, those who...
Alita Nandi
11:01 AM Support #1441 (In Progress): Reasons for migration - w6 and w7
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Alita Nandi

11/16/2020

05:14 PM Support #1441 (Resolved): Reasons for migration - w6 and w7
Hi there,
I'm interested in the question on reasons for migration asked in wave 6 (migrationhistory_iemb1.mreason)...
Ilona Pinter
02:09 PM Support #1439: jbpenm in BHPS & UKHLS
That's brilliant, thank you so much for your help! I should have spotted that additional filtering question, sorry ab... Karen Arulsamy
02:06 PM Support #1439 (Feedback): jbpenm in BHPS & UKHLS
Hello,
If you look at the questionnaires you will see that there was an additional filtering that was included a f...
Alita Nandi
11:21 AM Support #1439 (Resolved): jbpenm in BHPS & UKHLS
Hi,
I am working on a project to potentially combine BHPS + UKHLS datasets with a specific interest in the variab...
Karen Arulsamy
02:08 PM Support #1440 (Feedback): Identifying Household Roles
Hello,
No there is no such variable. But there is a file EGOALT which shows the relationship between any two indiv...
Alita Nandi
12:31 PM Support #1440 (Feedback): Identifying Household Roles
Good Morning,

I am working with the first 5 waves of the UsoC.
I am currently trying to undertake a within hous...
Patricio Valdivieso

11/05/2020

02:47 PM Support #1436: Caring variables in Covid-Wave 4
Dear Alita,
Thank you very much for confirming these timeframes.
Best wishes,
Emma
Emma Maun

11/04/2020

02:29 PM Support #1436 (Feedback): Caring variables in Covid-Wave 4
Response from the team:
The routing instructions in the questionnaire for the question AIDHH shows that it is only...
Alita Nandi

11/03/2020

03:21 PM Support #1436 (In Progress): Caring variables in Covid-Wave 4
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Alita Nandi
11:04 AM Support #1436 (Resolved): Caring variables in Covid-Wave 4
Dear Understanding Society team,
I am working on the Covid-Wave 4 Caring within the household module and wondered ...
Emma Maun
03:20 PM Support #1437 (Feedback): JK weighting guidance
Dear Charlotte,
These jk_ data files are only meant to be used in conjunction with the Covid19 data files and so t...
Alita Nandi
02:16 PM Support #1437 (Feedback): JK weighting guidance
Hi all,
I was hoping that you could clarify a few things regarding the weighting of the jk datasets. As far as I ...
Charlotte Hassell
03:18 PM Support #1435 (Feedback): BHPS wave 18 and UKHLS wave 1 integration
Dear Arpita,
Since BHPS joins Understanding Society in Wave 2, so BHPS W18 could be considered to be UKHLS W1 for ...
Alita Nandi
12:05 PM Support #1434: Linking school statistics data school codes (special license)
Hello Alita,
thank you for your quick reply!
I know how to access "Understanding Society: Waves 1-9, 2009-2018: Sp...
Carla Grindel
11:20 AM Support #1434 (Feedback): Linking school statistics data school codes (special license)
Hello Carla,
From what I can understand you would like access to the School Codes. To do that go to the UKDS websi...
Alita Nandi
 

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