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03/02/2021

07:19 PM Support #1133 (Resolved): Measures of inequality?
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07:19 PM Support #1131 (Resolved): Harmonization of retrospective cohabitation and marital status information
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07:18 PM Support #1184 (Resolved): informal care receipt in wave 7
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07:17 PM Support #1234 (Resolved): Variable for checking if parent has same ex-partner for all children
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07:16 PM Support #1244 (Resolved): variable howling in SN6614
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07:15 PM Support #1259 (Resolved): Education level
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07:14 PM Support #1278 (Resolved): Keeping in touch with participants
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07:13 PM Support #1299 (Resolved): New entrant - How to identify in BHPS
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05:40 PM Support #1518 (Feedback): Linkage to Hospital Episode Statistics
Hello,
I could see in the forum some old queries about linkage with Hospital Episode Statistics. Are the linked dat...
Rami Cosulich
04:57 PM Support #951 (Resolved): Deriving alcohol consumption units
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04:57 PM Support #1202 (Resolved): Lost to follow-up wave 1, wave 4 & wave 7
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04:56 PM Support #1201 (Resolved): Question in related to participants' response for chronic conditions in wave 1, wave 4 & wave 7
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04:55 PM Support #1313 (Resolved): household follow up question
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04:53 PM Support #1353 (Resolved): COVID-19 survey
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04:52 PM Support #1309 (Resolved): Difference between variable nfh20 and bentax5
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04:52 PM Support #1154 (Resolved): Pay
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04:51 PM Support #1178 (Resolved): Income
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04:50 PM Support #1424 (Resolved): Stability of resp ethnicity over time
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04:49 PM Support #1092 (Resolved): Variables
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04:47 PM Support #1252 (Feedback): Youth survey subjective wellbeing questions
Sorry for the delay in getting back to you.
We have checked and the maximum value for these variables remain 10 ac...
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03:41 PM Support #1252 (In Progress): Youth survey subjective wellbeing questions
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04:36 PM Support #1434 (Feedback): Linking school statistics data school codes (special license)
Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. Currently we do not provide information on the external datasets that you... Understanding Society User Support Team
03:09 PM Support #1434 (In Progress): Linking school statistics data school codes (special license)
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04:34 PM Support #1451 (Feedback): Matching household partners to find out who has the higher occupational class
Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. On this user support forum we generally do not provide advice on these ty... Understanding Society User Support Team
03:05 PM Support #1451 (In Progress): Matching household partners to find out who has the higher occupational class
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04:16 PM Support #1509 (Feedback): Real Household Income + Calendar Year vs Wave
Hello Vikram,
This is an issue because in your final analysis sample, there are strata with only one PSU. When you...
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04:01 PM Support #1117 (Resolved): Scottish sample
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04:00 PM Support #1142 (Resolved): Identifying unemployment spells
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04:00 PM Support #1094 (Resolved): MSOA level data - Scotland and NI identifiers
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03:59 PM Support #1096 (Resolved): Special licence data release calendar
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03:59 PM Support #1132 (Resolved): Non-biological children in cohabitation
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03:56 PM Support #1185 (Resolved): Linking all waves of BHPS and UKHLS: Inconsistencies?
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03:55 PM Support #1228 (Resolved): Unbalanced panel weight
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03:54 PM Support #1128 (Resolved): How to match husbands and wives in USoc without dropping one or the other
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03:52 PM Support #1155 (Resolved): What variables to use to construct hourly gross labor wage that accounts for overtime
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03:52 PM Support #1162 (Resolved): Month of Sample Issue
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03:51 PM Support #1165 (Resolved): Identifying the correct weights for analysis of Understanding Society (USoc) data
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03:51 PM Support #1166 (Resolved): Material deprivation response categories
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03:50 PM Support #1177 (Resolved): Birth order for all natural children ever had by a mother
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03:49 PM Support #1194: h_jbfxuse9
If someone is a proxy respondent, and the question was not included in the proxy questionanire then the value of that... Understanding Society User Support Team
03:47 PM Support #1198: Weighting data Wave 8 h_indresp
Here is information on why weights should be used.
https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/mainstage/us...
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03:45 PM Support #1205 (Resolved): self-completion weight wave 7
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03:45 PM Support #1210 (Resolved): Question about health conditions data
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03:44 PM Support #1213 (Resolved): oprlg1 Religion variable in BHPS/UKHLS harmonized data set contains unexplained values in wave k
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03:44 PM Support #1223: Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) linked dataset release timeline & access
Please see our webpage on linked dataset and any updates will be available here. https://www.understandingsociety.ac.... Understanding Society User Support Team
03:42 PM Support #1246 (In Progress): Evermar
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03:37 PM Support #1231 (Resolved): Percentage of young people living with their parents in England
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03:37 PM Support #1235 (Resolved): Country of birth of children aged 0 to 15
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03:36 PM Support #1247 (Resolved): Share of EU born respondents with UK citizenship only
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03:35 PM Support #1249 (Resolved): Calculation of rent-to-income ratio
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03:33 PM Support #1257 (Resolved): Weight for unbalanced UKHLS panel data
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03:33 PM Support #1263 (Resolved): Number of households in broader London area
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03:32 PM Support #1275 (Resolved): Religion affiliation BHPS Wave 7 and 9
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03:32 PM Support #1286 (Resolved): Appropriate weights to use with Wave 7 "chmain" dataset
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03:31 PM Support #1284 (Resolved): Identifying parents with various types of child maintenance arrangements and the specific children these relate to
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03:31 PM Support #1293 (Resolved): How to contact sample members from wave 2?
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03:30 PM Support #1306 (Resolved): Marital and Cohabitation History Dataset
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03:29 PM Support #1307 (Resolved): Inconsistency between releases for certain variables
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03:28 PM Support #1330 (Resolved): neighbourhood modules / neighbourhood trust in subsequent waves
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03:14 PM Support #1343 (Resolved): Creating a family group for profile of parents
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03:14 PM Support #1359 (Resolved): Using the EMB sample independently
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03:13 PM Support #1360 (Resolved): How to find all publications
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03:13 PM Support #1366 (Resolved): Valid occupation code versus job hours
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03:12 PM Support #1369 (Resolved): Link UK Household Longitudinal Study with other datasets - is it possible?
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03:12 PM Support #1379 (Resolved): Unmatched individuals when linking UKHLS to local authority data
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03:11 PM Support #1398 (In Progress): Weights when merging several waves of USoc + covid study
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03:10 PM Support #1411 (Resolved): Update to #1349: Accessing data with METADAC access
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03:08 PM Support #1436 (Resolved): Caring variables in Covid-Wave 4
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03:07 PM Support #1439 (Resolved): jbpenm in BHPS & UKHLS
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03:07 PM Support #1441 (Resolved): Reasons for migration - w6 and w7
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03:06 PM Support #1442 (Resolved): Calculating change in the extra 5 minutes sample size and sub-sample sizes waves 1 to 3
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03:03 PM Support #1472 (Resolved): Weighting youth analysis across waves 1–8
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02:33 PM Support #1517 (In Progress): Covid weights
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Understanding Society User Support Team
01:46 PM Support #1412: Weights_poverty line (BHPS)
Sorry for the delay in responding Nico.
When calculating the poverty line in Example 4, the datafile being used is...
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09:34 AM Support #1514: Covid Longitudinal weights
Sorry - we should have been clearer. You had said that once you stratified by sex and age groups you had concerns abo... Understanding Society User Support Team
09:17 AM Support #1514: Covid Longitudinal weights
Understanding Society User Support Team wrote in #note-4:
> Dear Harry,
>
> Here is the response from our team: ...
Theocharis Kromydas
09:11 AM Support #1514 (Feedback): Covid Longitudinal weights
Dear Harry,
Here is the response from our team: "It's not a good idea to combine weights from different waves. Ea...
Understanding Society User Support Team

03/01/2021

03:57 PM Support #1517 (Resolved): Covid weights
I am running two path analysis models using baseline information from 2019 (the jk_indresp file), mediators from the ... Kate Dotsikas

02/26/2021

09:13 AM Support #1495 (Resolved): Zero weights in the extra five minutes sample
This conversation is now going on via email, so setting this to resolved Understanding Society User Support Team

02/24/2021

11:32 PM Support #1412: Weights_poverty line (BHPS)
Dear Support Team,
I have a question that relates to this post. I noticed that in the example for the BHPS (see po...
Nico Seifert
03:51 PM Support #1514 (In Progress): Covid Longitudinal weights
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06:03 AM Support #1514 (Feedback): Covid Longitudinal weights
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06:03 AM Support #1514: Covid Longitudinal weights
Dear Harry,
If you want to analyse data from all 6 Covid19 survey waves, then you will need to take the longitudin...
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03:33 PM Support #1481 (Feedback): Missing values vs negative income
The income team has confirmed that negative values -9 -8 -7 -2 -1 are reserved for genuine missing values. Understanding Society User Support Team
12:29 PM Support #1495: Zero weights in the extra five minutes sample
Hi Olena
Thank you for your help. I have sent an email to user support.
Best wishes
Natalie
Natalie Bennett
06:43 AM Support #1512 (Resolved): Wave drop down menus not responding
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06:36 AM Support #1512 (Feedback): Wave drop down menus not responding
This issue has been resolved. Understanding Society User Support Team
06:43 AM Support #1510 (Resolved): Website not displaying questionnaires
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06:36 AM Support #1510: Website not displaying questionnaires
This issue has been resolved Understanding Society User Support Team
06:38 AM Support #1504 (Feedback): Weights
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06:37 AM Support #1509 (In Progress): Real Household Income + Calendar Year vs Wave
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06:37 AM Support #1509 (Feedback): Real Household Income + Calendar Year vs Wave
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05:45 AM Support #1515 (Feedback): Meaning of different mstatch variables
Hello,
When someone says that their marital status changed since last time (Mstatsamn), they are asked about that ...
Understanding Society User Support Team

02/23/2021

11:57 PM Support #1515 (Feedback): Meaning of different mstatch variables
Hello!
I wished to know the difference between the mstatch1, mstatch2, mstatch3, and mstatch4 variables
I under...
Vikramsinh Patil
06:13 PM Support #1495: Zero weights in the extra five minutes sample
Natalie,
Some of ethnic minority identity was revealed to the survey only later, after wave one. The eligibility a...
Olena Kaminska
02:47 PM Support #1495: Zero weights in the extra five minutes sample
Hi Olena
Thanks for your response. I agree, it is not such a problem to lose some White British respondents, but i...
Natalie Bennett
12:09 PM Support #1514 (Feedback): Covid Longitudinal weights
Hi
I recently realised that Understanding Society weighting team has now included a longitudinal weight (explained...
Theocharis Kromydas

02/22/2021

07:52 PM Support #1509: Real Household Income + Calendar Year vs Wave
Dear Olena,
Thank you so much for your response!
I apologize for asking something that did not fit with the r...
Vikramsinh Patil
02:56 PM Support #1509: Real Household Income + Calendar Year vs Wave
Vikram,
Just to add, if you use a calendar year you will need to use three weights (see below an extract from FAW ...
Olena Kaminska
09:38 AM Support #1513 (Feedback): Variable for Income
Dear Emily,
Have you looked at the Income section in the User Guide? It describes the income variables that are pr...
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09:35 AM Support #1512 (In Progress): Wave drop down menus not responding
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09:34 AM Support #1512: Wave drop down menus not responding
Hello,
We are very sorry for the inconvenience caused by this disruption. We are aware of this issue and are looki...
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09:35 AM Support #1511 (Feedback): Merging UKHLS data to the LFS data
It is not possible to merge Understanding Society and LFS data.
Best wishes,
Understanding Society User Support Team
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02/20/2021

10:10 PM Support #1513 (Feedback): Variable for Income
Hello,
I have an enquiry about a variable that I am trying to find. I need a derived variable for the Waves 7-10 ...
Emily C
01:54 PM Support #1512 (Resolved): Wave drop down menus not responding
Hello,
I have an enquiry about the drop down menus of the waves on the webpages of the variables which are not sho...
Emily C

02/19/2021

04:57 PM Support #1511 (Feedback): Merging UKHLS data to the LFS data
Hello
I aim to merge data from the UKHLS to the LFS data. Is this possible? If yes, are there mutual identifier ID...
OLAYIWOLA OLADIRAN
01:11 PM Support #1510 (Feedback): Website not displaying questionnaires
Hi James,
unfortunately, we have been experiencing some technical issues with the website causing this, our IT tea...
Piotr Marzec
12:33 PM Support #1510 (Resolved): Website not displaying questionnaires
Hello,
I am trying to access the US questionnaires from this page https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documenta...
James Morrison

02/18/2021

03:37 PM Support #1452 (Resolved): panssec8_dv and manssec8_dv
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03:37 PM Support #1456 (Resolved): Youth and young adults who filled in incorrect surveys
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03:36 PM Support #1457 (Resolved): Variable for living in a big city
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02:46 PM Support #1459 (Resolved): Covid module high risk
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02:46 PM Support #1460 (Resolved): HE consent variables
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02:45 PM Support #1461 (Resolved): Special license access to wave 10-11 JK data
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02:44 PM Support #1464 (Resolved): Matching household data from parents to children
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02:44 PM Support #1454 (Resolved): Understanding Society area level deprivation measure
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02:42 PM Support #1509: Real Household Income + Calendar Year vs Wave
Hello Vikram,
Our remit is to answer questions related to the survey & its details and the datasets (incl data man...
Understanding Society User Support Team

02/17/2021

07:27 PM Support #1509: Real Household Income + Calendar Year vs Wave
Okay, thank you so much.
As a follow-up, if I xtset the data with pidp and wave as my time variable and add dummi...
Vikramsinh Patil
08:27 AM Support #1509 (In Progress): Real Household Income + Calendar Year vs Wave
Hello Vikram,
The way you have set up the data is ok.
"More specifically, if I were to try plotting average rea...
Understanding Society User Support Team
09:50 AM Support #1470: Question about data
"Is there a list somewhere of what is defined within sheltered and institutional?"
The two places to look are the...
Understanding Society User Support Team

02/16/2021

08:40 AM Support #1470: Question about data
Hello,
Thank you so much for answering this last month so quickly and helpfully.
I had a follow up question:
...
Ben Phillips-Farmer

02/15/2021

06:23 PM Support #1509 (Feedback): Real Household Income + Calendar Year vs Wave
Hello,
In my Metrics project, I am trying to explore the causal impact of income on subjective well-being by expl...
Vikramsinh Patil

02/12/2021

01:06 PM Support #1506: Number of children who have left the household before wave 1
In Wave 1, a_nnatch is missing for 3262 cases who are the Proxy respondents. Then those with a_nnatch=0 (no children ... Understanding Society User Support Team
11:46 AM Support #1506: Number of children who have left the household before wave 1
Hello,
Thank you for your reply. I have checked these variables before, but noticed that there are a substantial ...
Yu-Chin Her

02/11/2021

02:48 PM Support #1505: UKHLS data question
Unfortunately we cannot give you a date when this linked data will be available as talks are ongoing, but it will not... Understanding Society User Support Team
02:32 PM Support #1505: UKHLS data question
Hello,
At the moment I can work with the variable you just told me about, but my project depends on the exact numb...
Maria Cabrera
11:51 AM Support #1505 (Feedback): UKHLS data question
Hello,
The variable w_jbsize shows the number of employees at the workplace of current job (as reported by the res...
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12:27 PM Support #1498: Create child id in BHPS and assign them their parents' work status
ok. I have added more explanation in the attached syntax file, and also slightly changed the syntax so that only thos... Understanding Society User Support Team
11:38 AM Support #1498: Create child id in BHPS and assign them their parents' work status
Hi Alita,
Thanks for your response.
Yes, you have provided me with this syntax but there is not too much descri...
Mario Martinez-Jimenez
11:33 AM Support #1498: Create child id in BHPS and assign them their parents' work status
Hi Mario,
We have provided you with the syntax for merging parents with children. Please modify that to create the...
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11:34 AM Support #1491 (Resolved): advice on constructing ISCED variable
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11:34 AM Support #1490 (In Progress): Top-coding of net income
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11:28 AM Support #1500 (Feedback): Definition of "living as a couple"
Hello,
The variable w_mastat_dv is "de-facto" marital status and not the legal marital status. To know about the l...
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10:26 AM Support #1506 (Feedback): Number of children who have left the household before wave 1
Hello,
The variable a_lprnt asks those who have no children in the household (a_nnatch=0) if they have ever had/fa...
Understanding Society User Support Team
10:18 AM Support #1508 (Feedback): Which is the best way to merge all the files (INDRESP, HHRESP,JOBHIST, YOUNTH) across the 18 BHPS waves
Hello Mario,
To merge INDRESP and HHRESP use HIDP
To merge INDRESP and YOUTH - there is no point doing this as ...
Understanding Society User Support Team

02/09/2021

04:51 PM Support #1508 (Feedback): Which is the best way to merge all the files (INDRESP, HHRESP,JOBHIST, YOUNTH) across the 18 BHPS waves
Dear Sir or Madam,
I have appended all the 18 waves of each file (e.g. indresp, hhresp, indall, jobhist, younth), ...
Mario Martinez-Jimenez

02/08/2021

04:59 PM Support #1504: Weights
Cameron,
Yes, from what you have said it sounds like you would need cross-sectional weights. As long as you don't ...
Olena Kaminska
03:22 PM Support #1504: Weights
Dear Olena,
Thank you for your reply.
Yes, my mistake on the cross-sectional weight in the second question. M...
Cameron Harries
02:57 PM Support #1504: Weights
Cameron,
It sounds like you are using pooled analysis. I suggest you search for other similar questions on this fo...
Olena Kaminska
01:18 PM Support #1504: Weights
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Understanding Society User Support Team
01:18 PM Support #1504 (In Progress): Weights
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11:09 AM Support #1504 (Feedback): Weights
Dear Team,
I am having a little trouble understanding how to implement the weights in my analysis. I have read the...
Cameron Harries
04:48 PM Support #1498: Create child id in BHPS and assign them their parents' work status
Dear Sir or Madam,
Thank you so much for your kind of response - I have been working with the codes and your advic...
Mario Martinez-Jimenez
12:59 PM Support #1505 (In Progress): UKHLS data question
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Understanding Society User Support Team
11:57 AM Support #1505 (Feedback): UKHLS data question
I have some questions about the UKHLS, and I would be very grateful if you could help me:
Is there any possibility...
Maria Cabrera
12:58 PM Support #1506 (In Progress): Number of children who have left the household before 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... Understanding Society User Support Team
12:06 PM Support #1506 (Feedback): Number of children who have left the household before wave 1
Hi,
I am working on all waves of BHPS and Understanding Society. I would like to know if you have information on t...
Yu-Chin Her
12:14 PM Support #1313: household follow up question
Thank you for your answer! (Sorry for my late reply!) Yu-Chin Her

02/05/2021

12:24 PM Support #1495: Zero weights in the extra five minutes sample
Natalie,
To understand why we have TSMs with 0 from wave 1 you would need to understand how weight-sharing works (...
Olena Kaminska
09:14 AM Support #1495: Zero weights in the extra five minutes sample
Hi Olena
Thanks for your response. Why is it that they were entered as TSMs in wave 1? Apologies if I am not under...
Natalie Bennett
12:05 PM Support #1501: xtreg and fixed effects
Okay, thank you so much! Leilah Plant-Tchenguiz
12:02 PM Support #1501: xtreg and fixed effects
Leilah,
Thank you for your question. My suggestion is the following:
1) ignore stratification - this can't be tak...
Olena Kaminska

02/04/2021

07:13 PM Support #1494 (Resolved): Weights
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04:31 PM Support #1494: Weights
Yes, Olena. That indeed helped.
Thanks very much.
Best,
Lydia
Lydia Palumbo
01:46 PM Support #1494: Weights
Lydia,
Yes, all the steps described above are correct.
The scaling fractions on the whole population or just you...
Olena Kaminska
07:12 PM Support #1501 (Feedback): xtreg and fixed effects
Dear Leilah,
Your question is about Stata and more generally about statistics/econometrics. That is beyond the rem...
Understanding Society User Support Team
06:21 PM Support #1501 (In Progress): xtreg and fixed effects
Hi Leilah,
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to...
Understanding Society User Support Team
06:16 PM Support #1501 (Resolved): xtreg and fixed effects
Hi,
I have been trying to estimate a panel regression using xtreg, fe in Stata. My observations are at the level o...
Leilah Plant-Tchenguiz
06:20 PM Support #1500 (In Progress): Definition of "living as a couple"
Hi Leilah,
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to...
Understanding Society User Support Team
12:16 PM Support #1500 (Feedback): Definition of "living as a couple"
Hi,
Could you please confirm whether "living as a couple" in mastat_dv means living with a partner as someone who ...
Leilah Plant-Tchenguiz
03:54 PM Support #1491: advice on constructing ISCED variable
Hi Gundi,
Indeed I had only looked in the mainstage questionnaire for wave 6.
Thanks for your advice, it has be...
Clara Mascaro
01:57 PM Support #1491: advice on constructing ISCED variable
We are glad to hear you find the flowchart useful.
Regarding f_qfhighoth, the IEMBS had a separate questionnaire a...
Gundi Knies
11:28 AM Support #1491: advice on constructing ISCED variable
Dear Gundi,
Thanks for this answer - it seems that w_qfhighoth was only asked (in wave 9, it does not appear in th...
Clara Mascaro

02/03/2021

09:59 PM Support #1494: Weights
Sorry, Olena.
Let me just add a question to the previous post re: 1).
1) Calculate the weighted sample size f...
Lydia Palumbo
02:10 PM Support #1494: Weights
Thank you for your answer. I would like to check if I follow the correct procedure.
Following the instructions you ...
Lydia Palumbo
12:15 PM Support #1494: Weights
Lydia,
Then it's yes to both questions: use cross-sectional weights, and rescale them to take into account larger ...
Olena Kaminska
01:20 PM Support #1498: Create child id in BHPS and assign them their parents' work status
Yes,
Step 1: create the step/adopted/natural parent pidp using the egoalt files. This was covered in the workshop...
Understanding Society User Support Team
01:09 PM Support #1498: Create child id in BHPS and assign them their parents' work status
Hi Sir or Madam,
Many thanks for your the kind of response - the Do.file has really helpful information.
Howeve...
Mario Martinez-Jimenez
08:06 AM Support #1498 (Feedback): Create child id in BHPS and assign them their parents' work status
Hello Mario,
If you want to link children with their parents information you can do it for the waves they were liv...
Understanding Society User Support Team
12:24 PM Support #1495: Zero weights in the extra five minutes sample
Natalie,
Some of these participants are TSMs-from-wave1. These are non-eligible for boost people who live with eth...
Olena Kaminska
09:05 AM Support #1490: Top-coding of net income
As fimnnet_tc doesn't exist, how would I know if fimnnet_dv observations are top-coded? fimnnet_dv is comprised of 6 ... Leilah Plant-Tchenguiz
08:00 AM Support #1490 (Feedback): Top-coding of net income
Hello Leah,
Currently the only way to identify the cases where income has been topcoded is using the _tc variable...
Understanding Society User Support Team

02/02/2021

06:06 PM Support #1496 (Feedback): data merge
Hi Rachel,
1) I am assuming you want to merge a household level file (such as w_hhresp) with an individual level f...
Understanding Society User Support Team
11:04 AM Support #1496 (In Progress): data merge
Dear Rachel,
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back ...
Understanding Society User Support Team
03:42 PM Support #1481 (In Progress): Missing values vs negative income
Piotr Marzec
03:31 PM Support #1494: Weights
Dear Olena,
thank you for the answer. Yes - I am pooling observations. Individuals might be observed more than on...
Lydia Palumbo
12:49 PM Support #1494: Weights
Lydia,
Thank you. Are you pooling all the information together and using it in one model?
Are you studying a cros...
Olena Kaminska
02:18 PM Support #1495: Zero weights in the extra five minutes sample
Hi Olena
Thanks for your help. I have already removed all participants who are not part of the extra five minutes ...
Natalie Bennett
12:43 PM Support #1495: Zero weights in the extra five minutes sample
Natalie,
Extra 5 minutes are questions meant for ethnic minorities - so all ethnic minorities are asked them, but ...
Olena Kaminska
01:57 PM Support #1498: Create child id in BHPS and assign them their parents' work status
Hi,
Thanks for your quick answer.
I would like to add a better way to create children id:
foreach w in $W ...
Mario Martinez-Jimenez
10:57 AM Support #1498 (In Progress): Create child id in BHPS and assign them their parents' work status
Dear Mario,
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back t...
Understanding Society User Support Team
09:30 AM Support #1498 (Feedback): Create child id in BHPS and assign them their parents' work status
Dear Sir or Madam,
I have managed to create a mother, father, and children identifier using the EGOALT file in BHP...
Mario Martinez-Jimenez
11:51 AM Support #1491 (Feedback): advice on constructing ISCED variable
Piotr Marzec
11:36 AM Support #1493 (Resolved): negative income
Understanding Society User Support Team

02/01/2021

08:39 PM Support #1486: Constructing a reference group using weights
Thank you. Leilah Plant-Tchenguiz
10:37 AM Support #1486: Constructing a reference group using weights
Hi Leilah,
as you are looking for the population mean, you can use summarize which allows aweight, but not pweight. ...
Gundi Knies
05:28 PM Support #1496 (Feedback): data merge
Sorry if this has been asked before!
How can i merge variables from one dataset to another from the same year. on...
Rachel Bridge
02:23 PM Support #1472: Weighting youth analysis across waves 1–8
Hi Olena,
Thank you so much for your detailed reply and suggestion for even more accurate analysis. I will probabl...
Marie Mueller
01:21 PM Support #1472: Weighting youth analysis across waves 1–8
Marie,
One more point. If you want to skip postal sectors and go with the lower LSOAs it is theoretically possible...
Olena Kaminska
01:11 PM Support #1472: Weighting youth analysis across waves 1–8
Marie,
You do need to go with the highest level of clustering in the model (other levels are optional). But indeed...
Olena Kaminska
12:59 PM Support #1472: Weighting youth analysis across waves 1–8
Hi Olena,
Yes, thank you very much!
As for the clustering, I was wondering: when I am interested in neighbourho...
Marie Mueller
09:33 AM Support #1495 (In Progress): Zero weights in the extra five minutes sample
Hi Natalie,
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back t...
Understanding Society User Support Team
09:31 AM Support #1494 (In Progress): Weights
Dear Lydia,
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back t...
Understanding Society User Support Team
 

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