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From 06/02/2021 to 07/01/2021

07/01/2021

11:40 AM Support #1558: Cross-sectional vs longitudinal weights
That does help a lot. Thanks, Olena. Carolin Schmidt

06/30/2021

02:59 PM Support #1558: Cross-sectional vs longitudinal weights
Carolin,
Yes, in a sense that all immigrants who were present in the country are represented longitudinally (some ...
Olena Kaminska
01:51 PM Support #1558: Cross-sectional vs longitudinal weights
Hi Olena,
Thanks for the quick reply. One last question (at the moment, at least): the sample is representative of...
Carolin Schmidt
01:37 PM Support #1558: Cross-sectional vs longitudinal weights
Carolin,
Use ui_xw weight for wave 6, and use ui_lw weight if your longitudinal analysis starts at wave 6 or later...
Olena Kaminska
10:11 AM Support #1559 (Feedback): Scottish Sample Size and Breakdown
Hello Ethan,
This is a complicated question as this is a longitudinal and household survey. So, the sample size de...
Understanding Society User Support Team
09:57 AM Support #1559 (Resolved): Scottish Sample Size and Breakdown
I am wondering if someone is able to give some more information about the Scottish sample for the survey. More specif... Ethan Hood
09:16 AM Support #1554: hsval - units
Hello,
Please take a look at this User Forum post about the variables we provide to identify movers.
https://iser...
Understanding Society User Support Team
07:57 AM Support #1554: hsval - units
Hello again. Just following this up: I wonder if the data team had any further advice on this?
Also, could you pro...
Edward Pinchbeck

06/29/2021

04:21 PM Support #1558: Cross-sectional vs longitudinal weights
Dear Olena,
Thanks a lot for your help. I did read the relevant sections on immigrants in the help files but did n...
Carolin Schmidt
03:36 PM Support #1558: Cross-sectional vs longitudinal weights
Carolin,
Your problem is not weights but how you are using longitudinal dataset. By default the longitudinal aspec...
Olena Kaminska
03:00 PM Support #1558 (In Progress): Cross-sectional vs longitudinal 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
02:56 PM Support #1555: Weighting across main survey and Covid-19 survey
Hello,
Could you please email your query to us at usersupport@understandingsociety.ac.uk and someone from our weig...
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:56 PM Support #1556: Covid-19 weighting
Hello,
Could you please email your query to us at usersupport@understandingsociety.ac.uk and someone from our weig...
Understanding Society User Support Team

06/28/2021

01:15 PM Support #1558 (Resolved): Cross-sectional vs longitudinal weights
Hello,
I am working with Understanding Society for the first time and have a few questions.
My coauthors and I ...
Carolin Schmidt

06/24/2021

05:22 AM Support #1557 (Feedback): Survey design
Hello,
When the survey started there were interviewing capacity issues due to the large sample size and all interv...
Understanding Society User Support Team
03:10 AM Support #1557 (Resolved): Survey design

Dear staff,
I am really interested in survey design of Understanding Society. I notice that the survey is conduc...
Iris Wang

06/23/2021

09:11 AM Support #1556 (In Progress): Covid-19 weighting
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
08:48 AM Support #1556 (Resolved): Covid-19 weighting
Hi,
I know some people have already asked about this but I would like to clarify the best way to weight the data....
Katie Cross

06/22/2021

04:23 PM Support #1554: hsval - units
Fab, thanks. Yes Wave 23 is UKHLS W5. Edward Pinchbeck
11:39 AM Support #1554: hsval - units
Thanks Ted. I see what you mean. I can see in this example it does look like they misreported hsval in Wave 23 (UKHLS... Understanding Society User Support Team
10:44 AM Support #1554: hsval - units
OK. Thank you. It is true that there are few cases like my example above. However, there are many other cases where t... Edward Pinchbeck
09:19 AM Support #1554 (Feedback): hsval - units
We don't have any additional information that will help you to undersstand why some of the hsval reported are so low.... Understanding Society User Support Team
07:49 AM Support #1554 (In Progress): hsval - units
Hello,
I would like to use the hsval variable (About how much would you expect to get for your home if you sold it...
Edward Pinchbeck
01:06 PM Support #1555 (In Progress): Weighting across main survey and Covid-19 survey
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
12:14 PM Support #1555 (Resolved): Weighting across main survey and Covid-19 survey
Hello,
I’m working with the Covid-19 survey matched to the Wave 10 Main Survey and have some queries about which ...
Mary Reader

06/21/2021

10:07 AM Support #1553 (Feedback): Household asset
Hello,
Respondents are asked questions about assets and wealth and you can find that by looking through the househ...
Understanding Society User Support Team
03:40 AM Support #1553 (Resolved): Household asset
May I ask whether there is any document or report showing how the *household asset* in Understanding Society is quest... Iris Wang

06/08/2021

04:30 PM Support #1550 (Feedback): Modern Slavery and Children Data
Hello Amy,
To the best of my knowledge we do not have this type of information. But we do collect information abou...
Understanding Society User Support Team
11:51 AM Support #1550 (Resolved): Modern Slavery and Children Data
Hello,

My name is Amy and I work in the Office for National Statistics’ Centre for Crime and Justice. We are cur...
Amy Watts

06/04/2021

10:38 AM Support #1548 (Feedback): 4-digit-ISCO-08?
Hello Tobias,
The 4-digit version (jbisco88 jlisco88) are available in the Special License version of the data. Yo...
Understanding Society User Support Team

06/03/2021

02:10 PM Support #1548 (Resolved): 4-digit-ISCO-08?
Hi,
First of all, I would like to thank you very much for your outstanding service. Understanding Society is an ex...
Tobias Wolfram
 

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