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Health: Use of Health and Welfare services

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wHLCK Has had listed health check wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSV Health service: used any since 1.9.2007 wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSVA Health service: used health visitor wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSVAF Health service: health visitor free/paid wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSVAN Health service: health visitor NHS/priv wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSVB Welfare service: used home help wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSVBF Welfare service: home help free/paid wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSVBN Welfare service: home help NHS/private wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSVC Welfare service: used meals on wheels wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSVCF Welfare service:meals on wheels free/pd wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSVCN Welfare service:meals on wheels NHS/priv wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSVD Welfare service: used social worker wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSVDF Welfare service: social worker free/paid wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSVDN Welfare service: social worker NHS/priv wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSVJ Welfare service: used other service (i) wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSVJF Welfare service:other serv (i) free/paid wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSVJN Welfare service: other serv (i) NHS/priv wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSVK Welfare service: used other service (ii) wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSVKF Welfare service:other serv(ii) free/paid wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSVKN Welfare service:other serv (ii) NHS/priv wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSVL Health service: saw consultant/o'patient wINDRESP - - - - E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSVLF Health service: consult/outpatnt free/pd wINDRESP - - - - E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSVLN Health service:consult/outpatnt NHS/priv wINDRESP - - - - E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSVM Health service: family planning wINDRESP - - - - E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSVMF Health service:family planning free/paid wINDRESP - - - - E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHLSVMN Health service: family planning NHS/priv wINDRESP - - - - E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R

Household Changes

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wEXP2MOV Likelihood of move wINDSAMP - - - - - - - - - - - L - - - - - -
wHGCIA Household member absent wINDALL A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHGJNLY Whether joined household since 1.9.90 wINDALL A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHGJNLY Whether joined household since 1.9.90 wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHGMJN Month joined Household wINDALL A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHGMJN Month joined Household wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHGRAB Reason household member absent wINDALL A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHGYJN Year joined Household wINDALL A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHGYJN Year joined Household wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHHJND All persons here since 1.9.90 wHHRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHHMOVE Mover household indicator wHHRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wLEAVER Whether left household? wINDSAMP - B - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wLVLOC Leavers - new location wINDSAMP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wLVMN Leavers - month left wINDSAMP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wLVWHY Leavers - why left wINDSAMP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wLVYR Leavers - year left wINDSAMP - B C D E F G - - - - - - - - - - -
wLVYR4 Leavers - year left wINDSAMP - B C D E F - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wNELYR New entrants - in HH last year? wINDALL - B - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wNELYR New entrants - in HH last year? wINDRESP - B - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wNELYR New entrants - in HH last year? wINDSAMP - B - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wNEMNJN New entrants - month joined HH wINDALL - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wNEMNJN New entrants - month joined HH wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wNEMNJN New entrants - month joined HH wINDSAMP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wNEWHY New entrants - why living in HH wINDALL - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wNEWHY New entrants - why living in HH wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wNEWHY New entrants - why living in HH wINDSAMP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wNEYRJN New entrants - year joined HH wINDALL - B C D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wNEYRJN New entrants - year joined HH wINDRESP - B C D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wNEYRJN New entrants - year joined HH wINDSAMP - B C D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wNEYRJN4 New entrants - year joined HH wINDALL - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wNEYRJN4 New entrants - year joined HH wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wNEYRJN4 New entrants - year joined HH wINDSAMP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R

Household Consumption: Consumer Durables

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wCAROWN Household member owns vehicle wHHRESP - - C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCAROWR Who owns the car wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wCAROWRP PNO of car owner, if household member wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wCARVAL Value vehicle(s) less amount outstanding wHHRESP - - C D E - G - - J K L M N O P Q R
wCARVAL Value of car wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wCD10CST Cost of satellite bought in past year wHHRESP - - - - - - G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD10NEW Satellite Dish bought in last year wHHRESP - - - - - F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD10USE Satellite dish at accommodation wHHRESP - - - - - F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD11CST Cost of cable TV bought in past year wHHRESP - - - - - - G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD11NEW Cable TV bought in last year wHHRESP - - - - - F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD11USE Cable TV in accommodation wHHRESP - - - - - F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD12CST Cost of landline phone bought in past year wHHRESP - - - - - - G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD12NEW Landline phone bought in last year wHHRESP - - - - - F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD12USE Landline phone in accommodation wHHRESP - - - - - F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD13CST Cost of mobile phone bought in past year wHHRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wCD13NEW Mobile phone bought in last year wHHRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wCD13USE Mobile phone in accommodation wHHRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wCD1CST Cost of TV bought in past year wHHRESP - - - - - - G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD1NEW Colour TV bought in last year wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD1OWN Colour TV owned by household member wHHRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wCD1USE Colour TV in accommodation wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD2CST Cost of VCR bought in past year wHHRESP - - - - - - G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD2NEW VCR bought in last year wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD2OWN VCR owned by household member wHHRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wCD2USE VCR in accommodation wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD3CST Cost of deep freeze bought in past year wHHRESP - - - - - - G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD3NEW Freezer bought in last year wHHRESP A B C D E - G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD3OWN Freezer owned by household member wHHRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wCD3USE Freezer in accommodation wHHRESP A B C D E - G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD4CST Cost of washer bought in past year wHHRESP - - - - - - G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD4NEW Washing machine bought in last year wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD4OWN Washing machine owned by h/hold member wHHRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wCD4USE Washing machine in accommodation wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD5CST Cost of tumble drier bought in past year wHHRESP - - - - - - G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD5NEW Tumble dryer bought in last year wHHRESP A B C D E - G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD5OWN Tumble dryer owned by h/hold member wHHRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wCD5USE Tumble dryer in accommodation wHHRESP A B C D E - G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD6CST Cost of dish washer bought in past year wHHRESP - - - - - - G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD6NEW Dish washer bought in last year wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD6OWN Dish washer owned by h/hold member wHHRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wCD6USE Dish washer in accommodation wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD7CST Cost of microwave bought in past year wHHRESP - - - - - - G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD7NEW Microwave oven bought in last year wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD7OWN Microwave oven owned by h/hold member wHHRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wCD7USE Microwave oven in accommodation wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD8CST Cost of computer bought in past year wHHRESP - - - - - - G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD8NEW Home computer bought in last year wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD8OWN Home computer owned by h/hold member wHHRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wCD8USE Home computer in accommodation wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD9CST Cost of CD player bought in past year wHHRESP - - - - - - G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD9NEW CD player bought in last year wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCD9OWN CD player owned by household member wHHRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wCD9USE CD player in accommodation wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCDBGHT Bought a consumer durable since 1.9.LY wHHRESP - - C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCDHAVE Has one of listed items in accommodation wHHRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCDNUXP Amount spent on items in past year wHHRESP - B C D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHSPC IC: Household has home computer wHHRESP - - - - - F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHSWPC Type of computer in household wHHRESP - - - - - F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wMGXTY4 Extra loan for other consumer goods wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMOBUSE Has a mobile phone wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - J K L M N O P Q R
wPCMODM Does computer have fax/modem wHHRESP - - - - - F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPCNET Have access to the internet from home wHHRESP - - - - - F - - - J K L M N O P Q R
wPCUSE1 Computer use : paid work wHHRESP - - - - - F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPCUSE2 Computer use: voluntary work wHHRESP - - - - - F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPCUSE3 Computer use : educational work wHHRESP - - - - - F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPCUSE4 Computer use : playing games wHHRESP - - - - - F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPCUSE5 Computer use : word processing wHHRESP - - - - - F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPCUSE6 Computer use : financial accounts wHHRESP - - - - - F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPCUSE7 Computer use : other wHHRESP - - - - - F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPCUSES Computer user : frequency wHHRESP - - - - - F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPCUSR1 Computer user : 1st mentioned wHHRESP - - - - - F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPCUSR2 Computer user : 2nd mentioned wHHRESP - - - - - F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPCUSR3 Computer user : 3rd mentioned wHHRESP - - - - - F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPCUSR4 Computer user : 4th mentioned wHHRESP - - - - - F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPCUSR5 Computer user : 5th mentioned wHHRESP - - - - - F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPCUSR6 Computer user : 6th mentioned wHHRESP - - - - - F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPCWHEN When was computer acquired wHHRESP - - - - - F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPHONE Household has telephone wHHRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wYPNTV How many tv sets do your family have ? wYOUTH - - - D - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wYPTVBR TV in bedroom wYOUTH - - - - E F - - - - - - - - - - Q -

Household Consumption: Food

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wXPFOOD Total weekly food and grocery bill wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R

Household Consumption: Heating and Fuel

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wGASUSE HH has gas supply, not gas cent htg wHHRESP A B C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wGASWAY Method of paying for gas wHHRESP A B C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wGELEC HH buys electricity on Green Tariff wHHRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - R
wGFUELA Installed solar panels for electricity wHHRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - R
wGFUELB Installed solar water heating wHHRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - R
wGFUELC Installed wind turbine for electricity wHHRESP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - R
wHEATCH Household has central heating wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHEATYP Central heating fuel type wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHSCANA Keep home adequately warm wHHRESP - - - - - F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHSCNTA Would like to keep home warm wHHRESP - - - - - F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wLECWAY Method of paying for electricity wHHRESP A B C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wXPBLDF Problems paying household bills wHHRESP - - - - E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wXPFUEL Monthly expenditure on oil/gas/electric wHHRESP A B C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wXPGAS Monthly expenditure on gas wHHRESP A B C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wXPGASL Amount of last gas payment wHHRESP A B C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wXPGASLW Expenditure on gas last week wHHRESP A B C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wXPGASW Weeks covered by last gas payment wHHRESP A B C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wXPGASY Amount spent on gas since Sept 2007 wHHRESP - - - - - - G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wXPLEC Monthly expenditure on electricity wHHRESP A B C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wXPLECL Amount of last electricity payment wHHRESP A B C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wXPLECLW Expenditure on electricity last week wHHRESP A B C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wXPLECW Weeks covered by electricity payment wHHRESP A B C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wXPLECY Amount on electricity since Sept 2007 wHHRESP - - - - - - G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wXPOIL Monthly expenditure on oil wHHRESP A B C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wXPOILY Amount spent on oil since Sept 2007 wHHRESP A B C D E - G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wXPSFLY Amount on coal/other since Sept 2007 wHHRESP - - - - - - G H I J K L M N O P Q R

Household Consumption: Home Improvements

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wHSIP Paid for home improvements in past year wHHRESP - B C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHSIPXP Amount paid for home improvements wHHRESP - B C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wMGXTY2 Extra loan for home improvements wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R

Housing: Allowances/Rebates

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wF139 Income: housing benefit wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPRF139 Income: housing ben/rent rebate-proxy wINDRESP - - C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wRENTHB Receives rent rebate or rent allowance wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R

Housing: Local Authority and Services Charges

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wHSCTAX Council tax band of accommodation wHHRESP - - - - - F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wRENT1 Rent includes water charges wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wRENT2 Rent includes land or business premises wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wRENT3 Rent includes garage wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wRENT4 Rent includes heating lighting or water wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wRENT5 Rent includes meals wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wRENT6 Rent includes other services wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wRENT7 Rent includes sewerage charges wHHRESP - - - - E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wRENT8 Rent includes council tax wHHRESP - - - - E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R

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