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From 08/06/2021 to 09/04/2021

09/02/2021

05:40 PM Support #1579 (Feedback): Refreshment sample IP4
HHORIG Understanding Society User Support Team
09:39 AM Support #1572: Weighting in multilevel modelling in R Studio
Nora,
The weights that we provide to users are the product of different parts, so essentially you will need to ext...
Olena Kaminska

09/01/2021

09:43 PM Support #1579 (Resolved): Refreshment sample IP4
What variable can I use to identify the refreshment sample in Wave 4? Elena Graetz
03:48 PM Support #1578 (Feedback): Covid Universal Credit Variables
The rules for asking these questions are specified in the Universe below each question in the questionnaires. I have ... Understanding Society User Support Team

08/31/2021

03:34 PM Support #1578 (Resolved): Covid Universal Credit Variables
Hi there,
I'm looking to obtain the frequencies and percentages of the number of people on universal credit (UC) i...
Sarmed Hyder
09:36 AM Support #1572: Weighting in multilevel modelling in R Studio
Hi,
Since I'm doing a longitudinal research project my level 1 is time/wave and level 2 is individuals and then fo...
Nora Chabach
09:15 AM Support #1572: Weighting in multilevel modelling in R Studio
Nora,
Thank you for your question. One of your levels needs to be PSU - this will account for clustering. Stratifi...
Olena Kaminska

08/24/2021

08:49 AM Support #1574: Children's weights in the COVID-19 survey
I will assign this case to our survey statistician (currently on leave) who may be able to provide guidance on this.
Understanding Society User Support Team
08:46 AM Support #1573 (Feedback): Pension contribution variable in BHPS
Hello,
This is a derived variable using income information reported, so you will not find it in the questionnaire....
Understanding Society User Support Team

08/23/2021

03:52 PM Support #1577 (Feedback): South Africa - anyone if there's an equivalent to BHPS in South Africa and/or where find South African wellbeing data sets?
Hello,
Please take a look at the National Income Dynamics Survey that started in 2008: http://nids.uct.ac.za/
Y...
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:52 PM Support #1577 (In Progress): South Africa - anyone if there's an equivalent to BHPS in South Africa and/or where find South African wellbeing data sets?
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
09:59 AM Support #1577 (Resolved): South Africa - anyone if there's an equivalent to BHPS in South Africa and/or where find South African wellbeing data sets?
Good afternoon,

We’re working on a SROI analysis for a project in South Africa, and my superior told me that ...
Charlotte Österman
09:57 AM Support #1574: Children's weights in the COVID-19 survey
Hello,
thank you very much for your quick answer. What do you suggest to do with the missing weight cases then? Beca...
Carla Grindel

08/20/2021

01:19 PM Support #1554: hsval - units
Thanks - I will pass this onto the data team Understanding Society User Support Team
01:17 PM Support #1576 (Feedback): variables in Lower super output areas
Hello,
Using the address information of survey respondents the geographical locator variables like MSOA, LSOA etc ...
Understanding Society User Support Team
11:41 AM Support #1576 (Resolved): variables in Lower super output areas
Hi, I am looking for variables in Lower Super Output areas, preferably individual records. After checking the guidanc... Weigang Yan
01:13 PM Support #1574 (Feedback): Children's weights in the COVID-19 survey
Hello,
The child weights are based on the main covid weight (i.e., the weight assigned to the parent or guardian w...
Understanding Society User Support Team
12:55 PM Support #1575 (Feedback): _jk mainstage survey and COVID-19 survey responses-timing
Hello,
Yes you are correct. There are around 2600 cases (8%) in jk_indresp who were interviewed in 2020. The sampl...
Understanding Society User Support Team
09:29 AM Support #1575: _jk mainstage survey and COVID-19 survey responses-timing
Hi there.
I am conducting a quantitative study using GHQ-12 variable as my outcome variable in a regression analys...
Theocharis Kromydas

08/19/2021

12:24 PM Support #1575 (Resolved): _jk mainstage survey and COVID-19 survey responses-timing
Hi there.
I am conducting a study where using GHQ-12 variable as my outcome variable. I am using the mainstage sur...
Theocharis Kromydas

08/18/2021

05:17 PM Support #1573 (In Progress): Pension contribution variable in BHPS
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
04:57 PM Support #1574 (In Progress): Children's weights in the 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

08/17/2021

04:46 PM Support #1574 (Feedback): Children's weights in the COVID-19 survey
Hello,
I am wondering why approximately 20% of the cross-sectional school child weights (ca_betasch_xw) in the data...
Carla Grindel
02:41 PM Support #1573 (Resolved): Pension contribution variable in BHPS
Hello,
I am trying to ascertain what data the BHPS contains about pension saving. I have looked on the Understand...
Laurence O'Brien
11:27 AM Support #1572 (Feedback): Weighting in multilevel modelling in R Studio
Hello,
If you are using the extra five minute sample data for longitudinal analysis for waves 1, 3, 5, 7 & 9 and y...
Understanding Society User Support Team

08/15/2021

08:32 PM Support #1572 (Resolved): Weighting in multilevel modelling in R Studio
Hi,
I'm using Waves 3, 5, 7 and 9 of the Understanding society survey to measure change in health and which impact...
Nora Chabach

08/12/2021

03:17 PM Support #1554: hsval - units
Hi, sorry for the delay. I've been away.
After compiling the full BHPS and UKHLS data and retaining the HH head, I...
Edward Pinchbeck

08/10/2021

12:13 PM Support #1567 (Resolved): Information about most recent job
Understanding Society User Support Team

08/09/2021

08:41 AM Support #1558: Cross-sectional vs longitudinal weights
Carolin,
If you represent individuals and therefore run individual-level analysis you can use as many household at...
Olena Kaminska

08/06/2021

03:16 PM Support #1558: Cross-sectional vs longitudinal weights
Hi Olena,
Thanks, this helps a lot, again!
Yes, we are using information from the household head (age, age at m...
Carolin Schmidt
02:48 PM Support #1558: Cross-sectional vs longitudinal weights
Carolin,
Wave 8 is representative of the population with one exception: it does not include immigrants that ente...
Olena Kaminska
01:25 PM Support #1558: Cross-sectional vs longitudinal weights
Hi Olena,
Our research question doesn't depend on the wave number and we were wondering if we could just use wave ...
Carolin Schmidt
11:08 AM Support #1558: Cross-sectional vs longitudinal weights
Carolin,
If you tell me how you define your longitudinal households I would be able to suggest the best option for...
Olena Kaminska
10:09 AM Support #1558: Cross-sectional vs longitudinal weights
Hi Olena,
Thanks for the quick reply. We are looking at households and so, there are no longitudinal weights in th...
Carolin Schmidt
11:18 AM Support #1554: hsval - units
Thanks Ted. I understand. I have passed on your request to the data team. If you have written any code to automate th... Understanding Society User Support Team
08:42 AM Support #1554: hsval - units
Good morning. No problem.
So if I have understood correctly this soft check occurs when Hsval < 50000 OR > 100000...
Edward Pinchbeck
11:12 AM Support #1571 (Feedback): Coding of Arts Variables (Wave 2 & 5)
Hello,
The way to understand -8 cases is to look at the questionnaire and see who is asked the question. Those who...
Understanding Society User Support Team
 

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