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From 03/03/2021 to 04/01/2021

03/31/2021

04:19 PM Support #1474 (Resolved): Covid-19 weighting
Understanding Society User Support Team
04:18 PM Support #1526 (Resolved): variable "region" - a mistake in "Variable Search tool?
Understanding Society User Support Team
04:17 PM Support #1527 (Resolved): parental education
Understanding Society User Support Team
04:13 PM Support #1517 (Resolved): Covid weights
Correspondence is continuing via email, so setting to resolved here.
Our response is copied here:
1: If your m...
Understanding Society User Support Team
12:46 PM Support #1525 (Feedback): BHPS Wave 1-18: Which documentation to use to convert SIC codes (variable mrjsic) to actual industries.
Hello Simon,
Please take a look at the BHPS User Guide: https://www.iser.essex.ac.uk/bhps/documentation/vola/index...
Understanding Society User Support Team
10:53 AM Support #1525: BHPS Wave 1-18: Which documentation to use to convert SIC codes (variable mrjsic) to actual industries.
Dear Understanding Society User Support Team,
I would appreciate if you are able to provide an update to my query....
Simon Cremer
10:38 AM Support #1528 (Resolved): Difference between mainstage 2019 data and wave 10 UKHLS data
Understanding Society User Support Team
10:18 AM Support #1528: Difference between mainstage 2019 data and wave 10 UKHLS data
Thank you very much, this clears it up Patrick Daniel
10:09 AM Support #1528 (Feedback): Difference between mainstage 2019 data and wave 10 UKHLS data
Hello,
The 2019 datasets made available with the Covid survey data (SN8644), includes information collected during...
Understanding Society User Support Team

03/29/2021

01:46 PM Support #1528 (Resolved): Difference between mainstage 2019 data and wave 10 UKHLS data
I am wondering what the difference in dates are between the mainstage_2019 and UKLFS wave 10 data and what differenti... Patrick Daniel

03/26/2021

03:10 PM Support #1527: parental education
Thank you very much for your help.
Have a nice weekend.
Danuta
Danuta Zyczynska-Ciolek
09:05 AM Support #1527 (Feedback): parental education
Hello,
Only for those respondents who lived with their parents in the same household at least once during the surv...
Understanding Society User Support Team

03/25/2021

04:27 PM Support #1527 (Resolved): parental education
Hello again,
Is there a possibility to find information about an educational level obtained by respondents' parents ...
Danuta Zyczynska-Ciolek
03:52 PM Support #1526: variable "region" - a mistake in "Variable Search tool?
Thank you, everything is clear! Danuta Zyczynska-Ciolek
03:27 PM Support #1526: variable "region" - a mistake in "Variable Search tool?
Sorry just to be clear the search tool is working ok! Understanding Society User Support Team
03:26 PM Support #1526 (Feedback): variable "region" - a mistake in "Variable Search tool?
Hello,
This variable is only available for Waves 6 onwards in the files CHILD & INDALL for UKHLS, and for all BHPS...
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:19 PM Support #1526 (Resolved): variable "region" - a mistake in "Variable Search tool?
Hello,
Under the following link:
https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/mainstage/dataset-documentati...
Danuta Zyczynska-Ciolek
02:53 PM Support #1524 (Resolved): Mortality weight adjustment
Discussion has moved to email (usersupport@understandingsociety.ac.uk), so setting to resolved. Understanding Society User Support Team

03/24/2021

12:00 PM Support #1525 (In Progress): BHPS Wave 1-18: Which documentation to use to convert SIC codes (variable mrjsic) to actual industries.
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
11:59 AM Support #1524: Mortality weight adjustment
Yu-Tzu Wu,
Please email us at usersupport@understandingsociety.ac.uk
Best wishes,
Understanding Society User S...
Understanding Society User Support Team

03/23/2021

12:31 PM Support #1525 (Feedback): BHPS Wave 1-18: Which documentation to use to convert SIC codes (variable mrjsic) to actual industries.
I am currently using the British Household Panel Survey (study 5151). Specifically, I am using all waves 1-18 (1991-2... Simon Cremer
11:09 AM Support #1524: Mortality weight adjustment
Hi Olena,
Thank you for your reply. Sorry that I cannot find the full User Guide from wave 9 in UKDA. Would it be ...
YT Wu
09:51 AM Support #1524: Mortality weight adjustment
Yu-Tzu Wu,
The best document for you to read is the full User Guide from wave 9. You can download it with wave 9 d...
Olena Kaminska
07:17 AM Support #1524: Mortality weight adjustment
Hi Olena,
Thank you very much for your help.
I am interested in UKHLS data and consider to generate my own weights...
YT Wu

03/22/2021

10:22 AM Support #1524: Mortality weight adjustment
Yu-Tzu-Wu,
Thank you for your question. The mortality that is provided with the data is for BHPS sample, and it ha...
Olena Kaminska
09:49 AM Support #1524 (In Progress): Mortality weight adjustment
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
09:47 AM Support #1524 (Resolved): Mortality weight adjustment
Dear Sir/Madam,
I was wondering how to account for mortality when using the weights in Understanding Society. I foun...
YT Wu
09:58 AM Support #1523 (Feedback): Question on individual net labour income
Hi Lydia,
Details about how the income variables in UKHLS have been derived are explained in this paper:
https:/...
Understanding Society User Support Team
07:54 AM Support #1523: Question on individual net labour income
And just to be precise, I would be interested in the usual monthly earning, not the last earning or annual one. Lydia Palumbo
07:52 AM Support #1523 (Feedback): Question on individual net labour income
Dear Understanding Society Team,
I have a question on individual net labour income. I would like to know whether, ...
Lydia Palumbo

03/16/2021

01:40 PM Support #1520: Pooling cross-sectional data of UKHLS - Waves 1 to 7
Marie,
Yes, this sounds correct.
Best of luck,
Olena
Olena Kaminska
01:03 PM Support #1520: Pooling cross-sectional data of UKHLS - Waves 1 to 7
Hi Olena,
Yes, thank you!
From our various exchanges, I conclude the following:
Using *svyset*, accounting f...
Marie Mueller
12:23 PM Support #1520: Pooling cross-sectional data of UKHLS - Waves 1 to 7
Marie,
You need to account for the highest level of clustering as a minimum. Our sample is clustered within PSUs -...
Olena Kaminska

03/15/2021

03:58 PM Support #1520: Pooling cross-sectional data of UKHLS - Waves 1 to 7
Thank you, Alita!
Note: As I am interested in neighbourhood influences measured at LSOA level, I thought a multile...
Marie Mueller
02:45 PM Support #1520: Pooling cross-sectional data of UKHLS - Waves 1 to 7
About clustering on individuals: If you pool data across waves of this data, you are right the error is not independe... Understanding Society User Support Team
01:24 PM Support #1520: Pooling cross-sectional data of UKHLS - Waves 1 to 7
Dear Alita,
Thank you very much for your quick and very helpful reply. Yes, of course, I understand that I need to...
Marie Mueller
12:23 PM Support #1520 (Feedback): Pooling cross-sectional data of UKHLS - Waves 1 to 7
Understanding Society User Support Team
12:23 PM Support #1520: Pooling cross-sectional data of UKHLS - Waves 1 to 7
Hello Marie,
You are right (1) will result in small sample sizes and there are no avaialble weights to use with ap...
Understanding Society User Support Team

03/12/2021

11:41 AM Support #1520: Pooling cross-sectional data of UKHLS - Waves 1 to 7
Dear Olena,
To make it (hopefully) even clearer:
* My outcomes are measured at waves 1, 3, 5, and 7
* In every...
Marie Mueller

03/09/2021

04:29 PM Support #1522 (Feedback): data availability and representativeness
Alita Nandi
03:59 PM Support #1522: data availability and representativeness
Fernanda,
Technically we represent all subgroups of the population - some may be too small for a good representati...
Olena Kaminska
12:40 PM Support #1522 (Feedback): data availability and representativeness
I am writing to ask you the following questions:
1) I know that your data is available/can be decomposed at by UK ...
Fernanda Leite Lopez de Leon
04:15 PM Support #1520: Pooling cross-sectional data of UKHLS - Waves 1 to 7
Dear Olena,
I will try to describe my problem/issue in a different way:
* My study population is young adolesce...
Marie Mueller
03:54 PM Support #1520: Pooling cross-sectional data of UKHLS - Waves 1 to 7
Marie,
Your analysis as you describe is only legitimate if you study something time variant - something that chang...
Olena Kaminska
03:36 PM Support #1520: Pooling cross-sectional data of UKHLS - Waves 1 to 7
Dear Olena,
Thank you very much for your rapid and detailed reply.
I will use the UKHLS youth data. My populati...
Marie Mueller
10:22 AM Support #1520: Pooling cross-sectional data of UKHLS - Waves 1 to 7
Marie,
Thank you. Your problem is not about weights or even data structure but with the definition of the populati...
Olena Kaminska
07:42 AM Support #1398 (Feedback): Weights when merging several waves of USoc + covid study
Longitudina weights are now being discussed in other posts, e.g., 1514 and in the User Guide Understanding Society User Support Team

03/08/2021

06:44 PM Support #1521 (Feedback): How to merge variables from newborn file when my main unit are children?
You should try m:1 merge
In the child file all 0-15 year olds in any household are present. As parents may have mo...
Understanding Society User Support Team
01:50 PM Support #1521 (Feedback): How to merge variables from newborn file when my main unit are children?
Good afternoon!
I was wondering if you could help me. I am working with Stata and currently have a dataset where c...
Michaela Kyclova
06:40 PM Support #1520 (In Progress): Pooling cross-sectional data of UKHLS - Waves 1 to 7
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
11:02 AM Support #1520 (Resolved): Pooling cross-sectional data of UKHLS - Waves 1 to 7
Hello,
This issue relates to issue #1472.
+Summary+
I will use UKHLS youth data of Waves 1 to 7. My outcome ...
Marie Mueller
06:39 PM Support #1519 (Feedback): Marital status (marstat_dv) and presence of non-respondent partners (ppid==-8, sppid==-8)?
Hello Abigail,
To understand this you should look at w_indall as it includes everyone who have been enumerated to ...
Understanding Society User Support Team
09:04 AM Support #1519 (Feedback): Marital status (marstat_dv) and presence of non-respondent partners (ppid==-8, sppid==-8)?
Hello Alita,
I am wondering if respondents in the indresp file have a marital status (marstat_dv) of being married...
Abigail Dumalus
06:18 PM Support #1517 (Feedback): Covid weights
Hello,
You are correct, the longitudinal weights are based on Wave 9 response and so will be zero for anyone who d...
Understanding Society User Support Team

03/05/2021

01:11 PM Support #1506: Number of children who have left the household before wave 1
Here is a timeline of how the different samples joined.
https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/mainst...
Understanding Society User Support Team
12:11 PM Support #1506: Number of children who have left the household before wave 1
Thank you. I understand the logic now. However, I wonder if this is also possible for wave 1 of BHPS? I saw that vari... Yu-Chin Her
08:13 AM Support #1518 (Feedback): Linkage to Hospital Episode Statistics
Hello,

This data has not been linked yet. The earliest this may be possible is the end of 2021, but we are not ab...
Understanding Society User Support Team

03/03/2021

07:28 AM Support #1518 (In Progress): Linkage to Hospital Episode Statistics
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
 

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