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From 12/28/2021 to 01/26/2022

01/26/2022

06:45 PM Support #1637 (Feedback): Religion in Covid survey
Questions about religion has been asked in the main survey, every 4 years for the whole sample (Waves 1 4 8), and onl... Understanding Society User Support Team
06:40 PM Support #1638 (Feedback): w_fimnlabnet_dv
Hello,
Basic information on how the income variables were created is available in this User guide section:
https:...
Understanding Society User Support Team
05:00 PM Support #1639 (Feedback): Creating housing benefit indicator using _renthb & _renthb_bh
Hello,
If you look at the Universe for this question, i.e., who were asked this question in the Questionnaire, you...
Understanding Society User Support Team
04:50 PM Support #1640 (Feedback): Onward Social Fabric Index and Understanding Society Wave
Hello Luke,
Wave 12 data will be released in November 2022.
You can check which of these variables/questions we...
Understanding Society User Support Team
01:49 PM Support #1640 (Feedback): Onward Social Fabric Index and Understanding Society Wave
Dear Understanding Society team,
I am writing to you on behalf of the thinktank Onward, regarding our Social Fabri...
Luke Stanley
01:04 PM Support #1632: Correct weighting for mental health
Joe,
Thank you for the details. I suggest you start with either i_psnenus_lw or i_indinus_lw as your base weights ...
Olena Kaminska

01/25/2022

03:42 PM Support #1632: Correct weighting for mental health
Good afternoon Olena,
I watched the videos yesterday, but have spent today going over them again and trying to wr...
Joe Lillis
02:56 PM Support #1639 (Resolved): Creating housing benefit indicator using _renthb & _renthb_bh
I was wondering if you were able to help me out at all with some clarification regarding the amount of missing variab... Jack Hewton

01/24/2022

04:54 PM Support #1638 (Feedback): w_fimnlabnet_dv
Hi,
Does this Labour income variable (w_fimnlabnet_dv) also capture the Statutory maternity pay (SMP) that the emplo...
ISHA GUPTA
04:47 PM Support #1632: Correct weighting for mental health
Joe,
Have you listened to the full training material yet? Some of the answers will be there as well as an example ...
Olena Kaminska
03:10 PM Support #1632: Correct weighting for mental health
Hi Olena,
So having a look at the data today, and playing around with creating a tailored weight. To be clear agai...
Joe Lillis
10:54 AM Support #1632: Correct weighting for mental health
Thanks very much for your help,
Will come back to this with further questions re. tailored weights if required.
...
Joe Lillis
10:23 AM Support #1632: Correct weighting for mental health
Yes, we asked you to continue to post your questions here. Thanks for doing that.
But to clarify you do need to em...
Understanding Society User Support Team
09:57 AM Support #1632: Correct weighting for mental health
Thanks Olena,
The USoc email team responded, asking me to make this request here:
I need the training manual f...
Joe Lillis
01:17 PM Support #1637 (Feedback): Religion in Covid survey
Hello,
I hope you are well.
I had a question about the Covid survey (adults 16+). Looking at the data I can't s...
Samir Sweida-Metwally
11:21 AM Support #1636 (Feedback): Empstat wave 5
Hello,
You are correct the questions were about employment status and not jobs. The empstat datafile includes the ...
Understanding Society User Support Team
11:08 AM Support #1631 (In Progress): Consistencies across gross and net income in BHPS and USoc
Understanding Society User Support Team
11:07 AM Support #1635 (Feedback): Scotland – all UKLHS participants who completed secondary education in Scotland?
We also provide school locator variables of children's current schools and those of recent school leavers. To know mo... Understanding Society User Support Team

01/22/2022

12:22 AM Support #1636 (Feedback): Empstat wave 5
Hi Team,
I am trying to reconstruct the employment history of all the individuals. So, according to my understandi...
ISHA GUPTA

01/21/2022

02:10 PM Support #1635 (Feedback): Scotland – all UKLHS participants who completed secondary education in Scotland?
Hello,
Could you please advise us on the best way to identify individuals (in all UKLHS waves, but not BHPS) who h...
Yulia Anopa
12:35 PM Support #1633 (Feedback): Query regarding measurement of food poverty in UKLHS mainstage questionnaire
We do have food poverty questions in W12 but they are about foodbanks, not the Food Insecurity Experience (FIES) ones... Understanding Society User Support Team
12:32 PM Support #1632 (Feedback): Correct weighting for mental health
Understanding Society User Support Team
11:21 AM Support #1634: Employment Status History Wave 1 of UKHLS
Thank you for your quick response. It is extremely helpful.
In the life employment history('empstat' file in wave 5)...
ISHA GUPTA
07:56 AM Support #1634 (Feedback): Employment Status History Wave 1 of UKHLS
The employment history of the rest of the sample was asked in Wave 5. You may also be interested in the syntax that w... Understanding Society User Support Team

01/20/2022

06:53 PM Support #1634 (Resolved): Employment Status History Wave 1 of UKHLS
Hi,
According to the documentation the employment status history is only available for individuals surveyed betwee...
ISHA GUPTA

01/19/2022

08:28 PM Support #1633 (In Progress): Query regarding measurement of food poverty in UKLHS mainstage questionnaire
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
08:27 PM Support #1626: Who is the respondent parent - SDQ
Dear Michaela,
There is also one more thing you might find useful. As part of Understanding Society efforts to h...
Understanding Society User Support Team

01/18/2022

03:22 PM Support #1633 (Feedback): Query regarding measurement of food poverty in UKLHS mainstage questionnaire
Hello there,
I have been reviewing variables available in the UKLHS questionnaires related to food poverty. I see on...
Rachel Loopstra
11:43 AM Support #1608: Question about weights for analysis of child and youth data
Marie,
Sounds like using youth weights should be a good option for you.
Best,
Olena
Olena Kaminska

01/17/2022

09:23 PM Support #1631: Consistencies across gross and net income in BHPS and USoc
Hi,
Thank you very much for helping with this.
Yes that's correct, I'm using the EUL version of the data and it...
Marek Rojicek
02:50 PM Support #1632: Correct weighting for mental health
Joe,
Thank you for your question. The set of instruments you use is unusual and we don't have specific weight for ...
Olena Kaminska
02:23 PM Support #1632 (Resolved): Correct weighting for mental health
Hello all,
Thanks for taking the time to read my post.
I've recently carried out an analysis on adolescent men...
Joe Lillis
01:30 PM Support #1630: Date of birth data
Hi Isha,
It may take up to a few weeks, for further details please contact UK Data Service as they responsible fo...
Understanding Society User Support Team

01/14/2022

06:45 PM Support #1630: Date of birth data
Thank you for your quick response.
May I know how much time does it usually take to get access to the data once the ...
ISHA GUPTA
09:51 AM Support #1630 (Feedback): Date of birth data
Hi Isha,
I'm assuming you're using the End User Licence version of the data. Birthm variable is considered to be p...
Understanding Society User Support Team
03:52 PM Support #1631 (Feedback): Consistencies across gross and net income in BHPS and USoc
In the UKHLS waves, most of these cases are explained by income top-coding. I am guessing you are using the EUL versi... Understanding Society User Support Team
12:01 PM Support #1631 (In Progress): Consistencies across gross and net income in BHPS and USoc
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 #1608 (Feedback): Question about weights for analysis of child and youth data
Understanding Society User Support Team
11:58 AM Support #1624 (Feedback): Weights for subsample
Understanding Society User Support Team
11:30 AM Support #1629 (Feedback): Merging Variable vote_7
Dear Jan,
The label of the value 7 of vote7 in wave7 of the BHPS reads "NA: ONS sub-sample" suggesting that this q...
Understanding Society User Support Team
10:00 AM Support #1629: Merging Variable vote_7
Dear Jan,
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to...
Understanding Society User Support Team

01/13/2022

06:55 PM Support #1631 (Feedback): Consistencies across gross and net income in BHPS and USoc
Hi,
I have been doing some comparisons of the gross and net income variables in the hhresp files in USoc and BHPS ...
Marek Rojicek
04:34 PM Support #1630 (Resolved): Date of birth data
Hi,
I am exploring the Understanding Society Survey and I need data on the date of birth (date, month and year) of...
ISHA GUPTA
04:30 PM Support #1629 (Feedback): Merging Variable vote_7
Dear Madame or Sir,
i am a stundent and am using the bhps and ukhls datasets in a project.
I have a question co...
Jan Heinicke

01/12/2022

02:28 PM Support #1627: Coding of k_ypfhweve in k_Youth
Hi Alexandra,
We are investigating whether these are missing values which were not coded to the UKHLS convention (...
Understanding Society User Support Team
02:15 PM Support #1628 (Feedback): data and documentation not matching up (jbsoc variable)
Understanding Society User Support Team
09:03 AM Support #1626 (Feedback): Who is the respondent parent - SDQ
Dear Michaela,
Please use the adresp15_dv variable to identify who is the responsible adult responding the SDQ que...
Understanding Society User Support Team

01/11/2022

02:36 PM Support #1628: data and documentation not matching up (jbsoc variable)
Dear Ruth,
The fieldwork for the COVID-19 web surveys – and subsequent occupation coding – is done by a different ...
Understanding Society User Support Team
01:10 PM Support #1628 (In Progress): data and documentation not matching up (jbsoc variable)
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
01:10 PM Support #1627 (In Progress): Coding of k_ypfhweve in k_Youth
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

01/10/2022

12:08 PM Support #1624: Weights for subsample
Ashley,
Thanks for your question. If you use wave 2 information than you will need to use longitudinal weight for ...
Olena Kaminska
09:57 AM Support #1624 (In Progress): Weights for subsample
Understanding Society User Support Team
09:57 AM Support #1624: Weights for subsample
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
11:43 AM Support #1628 (Feedback): data and documentation not matching up (jbsoc variable)
Hi, I am trying to use wave 8 job title and description variable ch_jbsoc, however the variable doesn't seem to exist... Ruth Boardman
11:24 AM Support #1627 (In Progress): Coding of k_ypfhweve in k_Youth
Hi,
I have just started looking at the data in Wave K of the youth data file and found that for k_ypfhweve: "Durin...
Alexandra Turner
10:12 AM Support #1625 (Feedback): What is the value label of the value 56 in ethn_dv?
Hi Mushtahid,
This is a coding error, the correct value for this person is 15 "Black African".
Best wishes,
Un...
Understanding Society User Support Team
09:47 AM Support #1625 (In Progress): What is the value label of the value 56 in ethn_dv?
Understanding Society User Support Team
09:39 AM Support #1625: What is the value label of the value 56 in ethn_dv?
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
09:28 AM Support #1626 (In Progress): Who is the respondent parent - SDQ
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
09:01 AM Support #1626 (Feedback): Who is the respondent parent - SDQ
Good morning,
I was wondering whether there is a way to identify if the respondent parent is the mother or the fath...
Michaela Kyclova

01/09/2022

04:36 PM Support #1625 (Feedback): What is the value label of the value 56 in ethn_dv?
Hi,
In ethn_dv (https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/mainstage/dataset-documentation/variable/ethn...
Md Mushtahid Salam

01/06/2022

02:49 PM Support #1624 (Resolved): Weights for subsample
Hello,
I am trying to estimate the fraction of people that transition to their first relationship (cohabitation o...
Ashley Burdett

01/04/2022

10:38 AM Support #1623 (Feedback): Gender first-born child
Understanding Society User Support Team
 

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