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From 12/01/2020 to 12/30/2020

12/30/2020

03:13 PM Support #1467: Website links not working
Hi, I noticed recently that the links on the Understanding Society have stopped working. I am able to search for a va... Leilah Plant-Tchenguiz
03:00 PM Support #1467 (Resolved): Website links not working
Hi, I noticed recently that the links on the Understanding Society have stopped working. I am able to search for a va... Leilah Plant-Tchenguiz
03:04 PM Support #1468 (Resolved): Tracking category labels over time
Hi, are variables with the same name (but across different waves) measured consistently over time? If this is not alw... Leilah Plant-Tchenguiz
11:29 AM Support #1466 (Feedback): Determining which observations have been answered by a proxy
Hi, how do I determine which observation questions have been answered by a proxy? My understanding is that if the val... Leilah Plant-Tchenguiz

12/17/2020

04:48 PM Support #1465: Highest qualifcation variable
Alita Nandi wrote in #note-2:
> You may find this document which shows how the different qualifications are matched ...
Stef Williamson
02:58 PM Support #1459 (Feedback): Covid module high risk
The derived variable which identified individuals who were considered to be highly or extremely highly clinically vul... Alita Nandi

12/16/2020

11:45 AM Support #1464 (Feedback): Matching household data from parents to children
Hello,
In any wave, parental IDs are included only for co-resident parents in that wave. To identify parents not l...
Alita Nandi
11:01 AM Support #1464 (In Progress): Matching household data from parents to children
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
10:39 AM Support #1464 (Resolved): Matching household data from parents to children
Dear Support-Team,
I am trying to match the household income (e.g. fihhmngrs_dv) of parents to the children in the...
Sebastian Jungkunz
11:03 AM Support #1465: Highest qualifcation variable
You may find this document which shows how the different qualifications are matched onto the derived variables. Alita Nandi
10:59 AM Support #1465 (Feedback): Highest qualifcation variable
Hello,
hiqual_dv and qfhigh_dv are longitudinally produced, that is, at each wave these are the highest qualificat...
Alita Nandi
10:44 AM Support #1465 (Resolved): Highest qualifcation variable
Hi there,
I want to run some longitudinal analysis which includes a variable for participants' highest qualificati...
Stef Williamson

12/11/2020

02:01 PM Support #1462: respondents without a record in the jk data weights and representativeness
Thank you Alita,
that is very helpful.
all best,
Laura
Laura Jones
07:27 AM Support #1462 (Feedback): respondents without a record in the jk data weights and representativeness
Hello Laura,
Here are our responses:
"Would I be correct in saying that they do not correct for differential re...
Alita Nandi
07:08 AM Support #1457: Variable for living in a big city
In order to know the city of residence, you will have to download the SPecial License datafiles for LAD residential c... Alita Nandi

12/10/2020

05:51 PM Support #1462 (In Progress): respondents without a record in the jk data weights and representativeness
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
05:25 PM Support #1462 (Resolved): respondents without a record in the jk data weights and representativeness
Dear US team,
I don't believe this question has been asked elsewhere or addressed in the user manual, but please do ...
Laura Jones
05:43 PM Support #1461 (Feedback): Special license access to wave 10-11 JK data
Hello,
Special License version of Wave 10 has been released in November, and the Wave 11 data will be released in ...
Alita Nandi

12/09/2020

12:58 PM Support #1457: Variable for living in a big city
Hello,
Thank you very much!
I am not sure it is what we need. Is there a way to know in which city individuals ...
Lior Shabtai
10:48 AM Support #1461 (Resolved): Special license access to wave 10-11 JK data
Hi,

We are conducting analysis on the Teacher Labour Market and we are using Understanding Society data. We have ...
Henry Faulkner-Ellis
10:29 AM Support #1458: Weights for Covid longitudinal sample
Also there is a difference between using Wave 10 or the sub-sample of Wave 10 and Wave 11, which was integrated to th... Theocharis Kromydas
10:11 AM Support #1458: Weights for Covid longitudinal sample
Manuel Serrano wrote in #note-2:
> Dear Olena, thanks very much for the help.
>
> Should I take out of my respons...
Theocharis Kromydas

12/08/2020

03:29 PM Support #1460 (Feedback): HE consent variables
Yes, these are available as a Special license dataset: https://beta.ukdataservice.ac.uk/datacatalogue/studies/study?i... Alita Nandi
10:51 AM Support #1460 (Resolved): HE consent variables
Hi,
I was wondering if the HE consent variables from Wave 5, specifically the university attended "Heiname", are a...
Andrew McNeil

12/07/2020

05:47 PM Support #1458 (Feedback): Weights for Covid longitudinal sample
Alita Nandi
12:28 PM Support #1458: Weights for Covid longitudinal sample
Manuel,
Yes, you should.
Thanks,
Olena
Olena Kaminska
11:54 AM Support #1458: Weights for Covid longitudinal sample
Dear Olena, thanks very much for the help.
Should I take out of my response model also those who died and moved ou...
Manuel Serrano
11:50 AM Support #1458: Weights for Covid longitudinal sample
Manuel,
Yes, this sounds correct. Although it has one unnecessary assumption of no household composition change be...
Olena Kaminska
11:21 AM Support #1458 (Feedback): Weights for Covid longitudinal sample
Hi,
I am doing a longitudinal analysis of a balanced sample from Wave 9 to Wave Covid 4. So far I am using the cro...
Manuel Serrano
05:46 PM Support #1459 (In Progress): Covid module high risk
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
12:06 PM Support #1459 (Resolved): Covid module high risk
Hello, hope you're well!
The first release of the April wave of the Covid module contained derived variables for b...
Xiaowei Xu

12/06/2020

03:38 PM Support #1457 (Feedback): Variable for living in a big city
A more detailed version of the indicator is available here:
https://beta.ukdataservice.ac.uk/datacatalogue/studies/...
Alita Nandi
10:37 AM Support #1457 (Resolved): Variable for living in a big city
Hello,
We use the data in a study that examines the gender wage gap, and we would like to have information about w...
Lior Shabtai

12/04/2020

01:42 PM Support #1456 (Feedback): Youth and young adults who filled in incorrect surveys
Hi Amy,
there is to our knowledge no written statement why this occurs. There is sometimes a bit of a time gap bet...
Gundi Knies

12/03/2020

05:09 PM Support #1456 (Resolved): Youth and young adults who filled in incorrect surveys
Dear US team,
I am analysing some of the US youth and young adult sample, and a very small proportion of participa...
Amy Orben

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
 

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