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From 12/06/2020 to 01/04/2021

01/04/2021

05:03 PM Support #1471 (Feedback): Identifying relation to respondent of those being cared for
Hello,
The variables w_aidhuax records whether the person in the household with PNO=x is cared for by the responde...
Alita Nandi
02:41 PM Support #1471 (Feedback): Identifying relation to respondent of those being cared for
Dear support,
I've been looking at the x_aidhh variables in the Understanding Society individual response files. F...
Rachel Tan
02:55 PM Support #1470 (Feedback): Question about data
Hello,
The sample is drawn from non-institutional postal addresses and so it is not likely to include any homeless...
Alita Nandi
09:42 AM Support #1470 (Feedback): Question about data
Hello
I am currently working on a research proposal for a project regarding the interplay of societal factors and...
Ben Phillips-Farmer
02:50 PM Support #1469: Matching data
The website problem is fixed, so you will be able to access the syntax page now. Please see if the following syntax f... Alita Nandi
05:58 AM Support #1469 (Feedback): Matching data
Hello Laura,
We have a worked out example on how to do this in our training material (available as Moodle course)....
Alita Nandi
02:47 PM Support #1467 (Feedback): Website links not working
Alita Nandi
02:47 PM Support #1467: Website links not working
The problem has been fixed. Please try again and let us know if you continue to have problems. Please remember to emp... Alita Nandi
06:07 AM Support #1467 (In Progress): Website links not working
Hello,
We are sorry about this and hope to resolve this very soon.
Best wishes,
Understanding Society User Sup...
Alita Nandi
06:15 AM Support #1468 (Feedback): Tracking category labels over time
Hello,
If a question remains the same across waves it will have the same name, as will the variables based on the ...
Alita Nandi
06:06 AM Support #1466 (Feedback): Determining which observations have been answered by a proxy
Hello,
Use the variable w_ivfio which will tell you if this was a proxy interview or a full interview (meaning the...
Alita Nandi

01/02/2021

09:57 AM Support #1469 (Feedback): Matching data
I am attempting to use wave 1 data to match data on individuals and their friends. I have used the 'egoalt' file to c... Laura Bryce

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
 

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