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NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wBWTPN1 Child 1 PNO wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I J K L M N O P Q R
wBWTPN2 Child 2 PNO wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I J K L M N O P Q R
wBWTPN3 Child 3 PNO wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I J K L M N O P Q R
wBWTPN4 Child 4 PNO wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - - - - - -
wECHPHID ECHP Household ID wHHSAMP - - - - - - G - - - - - - - - - - -
wECHPPID echp cross-wave person identifier wINDSAMP - - - - - - E - - - - - - - - - - -
wFICODE income receipt code wINCOME A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wFID Fieldwork household identifier wHHSAMP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wFISEQ income receipt sequence number wINCOME A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wFNSPID x-wave pid of father (nat/step) wYOUTH - - - D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wFNSPNO person number of father (nat/step) wYOUTH - - - D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wFPID Cross-wave person identifier of father wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHID household identification number wCHILDAD - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wHID household identification number wCHILD - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wHID household identification number wCHILDNT - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wHID household identification number wCOHABIT - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wHID household identification number wEGOALT A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHID Household identification number wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHID Household identification number wHHSAMP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHID household identification number wINCOME A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHID Household identification number wINDALL A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHID Household identification number wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHID household identification number wINDSAMP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHID household identification number wJOBHIST A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHID household identification number wJOBHSTD - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wHID household identification number wLIFEJOB - - C - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHID household identification number wLIFEMST - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wHID household identification number wMARRIAG - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wHID household identification number wYOUTH - - - D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJSPNO spell number of labour force status wJOBHIST A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wJSPNO spell number of labour force status wJOBHSTD - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wLACNO adopted child number wCHILDAD - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLCSNO cohabitation spell number wCOHABIT - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLESHNO lifetime employment history event number wLIFEMST - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLJSEQ job spell number wLIFEJOB - - C - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wLNCNO natural child number wCHILDNT - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLWSTAT alter's residence at last wave wEGOALT - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMARNO marriage number wMARRIAG - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wMNSPID cross-wave pid of mother (nat/step) wYOUTH - - - D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMNSPNO person number of mother (nat/step) wYOUTH - - - D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMPID Cross-wave person identifier of mother wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMPNO id of current married partner wMARRIAG - B - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wNWSTAT alter's residence at next wave wEGOALT A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q -
wOPID alter's cross-wave person identifier wEGOALT A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPID cross-wave person identifier wCHILDAD - P - - - - - - - - P P - - - - - -
wPID cross-wave person identifier wCHILDNT - P - - - - - - - - P P - - - - - -
wPID cross-wave person identifier wCHILD - - - - - - - - - - - P P - - - P -
wPID cross-wave person identifier wCOHABIT - P - - - - - - - - P P - - - - - -
wPID cross-wave person identifier wEGOALT P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
wPID cross-wave person identifier wINCOME P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
wPID Cross-wave person identifier wINDALL P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
wPID Cross-wave person identifier wINDSAMP - P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
wPID cross-wave person identifier wJOBHIST P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
wPID cross-wave person identifier wJOBHSTD - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P P P
wPID cross-wave person identifier wLIFEJOB - - P - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPID cross-wave person identifier wLIFEMST - P - - - - - - - - P P - - - - - -
wPID cross-wave person identifier wMARRIAG - P - - - - - - - - P P - - - - - -
wPIDP Cross-wave person identifier (UKHLS) wCHILDAD - P - - - - - - - - P P - - - - - -
wPIDP Cross-wave person identifier (UKHLS) wCHILDNT - P - - - - - - - - P P - - - - - -
wPIDP Cross-wave person identifier (UKHLS) wCHILD - - - - - - - - - - - P P - - - P -
wPIDP Cross-wave person identifier (UKHLS) wCOHABIT - P - - - - - - - - P P - - - - - -
wPIDP Cross-wave person identifier (UKHLS) wEGOALT P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
wPIDP Cross-wave person identifier (UKHLS) wINCOME P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
wPIDP Cross-wave person identifier (UKHLS) wINDALL P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
wPIDP Cross-wave person identifier (UKHLS) wINDRESP P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
wPIDP Cross-wave person identifier (UKHLS) wINDSAMP - P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
wPIDP Cross-wave person identifier (UKHLS) wJOBHIST P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
wPIDP Cross-wave person identifier (UKHLS) wJOBHSTD - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P P P
wPIDP Cross-wave person identifier (UKHLS) wLIFEJOB - - P - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPIDP Cross-wave person identifier (UKHLS) wLIFEMST - P - - - - - - - - P P - - - - - -
wPIDP Cross-wave person identifier (UKHLS) wMARRIAG - P - - - - - - - - P P - - - - - -
wPIDP Cross-wave person identifier (UKHLS) wYOUTH - - - P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
wPID cross-wave person identifier wYOUTH - - - P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
wPNO person number wCHILDAD - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wPNO person number wCHILD - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wPNO person number wCHILDNT - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wPNO person number wCOHABIT - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wPNO ego's person number wEGOALT A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPNO person number wINCOME A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPNO Person number wINDALL A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPNO Person number wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPNO person number wINDSAMP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPNO person number wJOBHIST A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPNO person number wJOBHSTD - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P Q R
wPNO person number wLIFEJOB - - C - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPNO person number wLIFEMST - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wPNO person number wMARRIAG - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wPNO person number wYOUTH - - - D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPYPNO1 First youth person number wINDRESP - - - D E F G H - - - - - - - - - -
wPYPNO2 Second youth person number wINDRESP - - - D E F G H - - - - - - - - - -
wPYPNO3 Third youth person number wINDRESP - - - D E F G H - - - - - - - - - -
wPYSPN1 1st SAT: Person number wINDRESP - - - - E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYSPN2 2nd SAT: Person number wINDRESP - - - - E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYSPN3 3rd SAT: Person number wINDRESP - - - - E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wSCPID child's person identifier wCHILD - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wSCPNO child pno wCHILD - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wSPPID Cross-wave person identifier of spouse wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R

Leisure Activity

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wLACTA Play sport/go walking/swimming wINDRESP - - - - - F - H - J - L - N - P - R
wLACTB Go to watch live sport wINDRESP - - - - - F - H - J - L - N - P - R
wLACTC Go to the cinema wINDRESP - - - - - F - H - J - L - N - P - R
wLACTD Go to concert/theatre/live performance wINDRESP - - - - - F - H - J - L - N - P - R
wLACTE Have a meal in a restaurant/cafe/pub wINDRESP - - - - - F - H - J - L - N - P - R
wLACTF Go for a drink at a pub/club wINDRESP - - - - - F - H - J - L - N - P - R
wLACTG How often: Visit/visited by friends wINDRESP - - - - - F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wLACTH Work in the garden wINDRESP - - - - - F - H - J - L - N - P - R
wLACTI Do diy/home maintenance/car repairs wINDRESP - - - - - F - H - J - L - N - P - R
wLACTJ Attend evening classes/keep fit/yoga wINDRESP - - - - - F - H - J - L - N - P - R
wLACTK Attend local group/voluntary organisations wINDRESP - - - - - F - H - J - L - N - P - R
wLACTL Do unpaid voluntary work wINDRESP - - - - - F - H - J - L - N - P - R
wLEIKID Often spends leisure time with children wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wLFSAT7 Satisfaction with: amount of leisure time wINDRESP - - - - - F G H I J - L M N O P Q R
wLFSAT8 Satisfaction with: use of leisure time wINDRESP - - - - - F G H I J - L M N O P Q R
wPCUSED Computer use: Playing games wINDRESP - - - - - - G - - - - L - - - - Q -
wPCUSEH Computer use: Hobbies wINDRESP - - - - - - G - - - - L - - - - Q -
wRTPRO5 Benefits retirement: time for leisure activities wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K - - - - P - -
wXPLEIS Amount spent on leisure per month wINDRESP - - - - - - G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wYPACTA how often: walk/swim/play sport wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wYPACTB how often: watch live sport wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wYPACTC how often: go to the cinema wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wYPACTD how often: go to theatre/concert wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wYPACTE how often: eat out wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wYPACTL how often: do voluntary work wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wYPACTM how often: go to youth club wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wYPACTN how often: go to disco wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wYPFARCA frequency of going to amusement arcade wYOUTH - - - - - - G H - - - - - - - - - -
wYPFDISC how often: go to nightclubs wYOUTH - - - - - - G H I J K - - - - P - R
wYPFPARK frequency of meeting friends outdoors wYOUTH - - - - - - G H - - - - - - - - - -
wYPFSPOR how often: do sports wYOUTH - - - - - - G H I J K - - - - P - R

Life Events

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wEVENT1 1st mentioned important event of year wINDRESP - B C D E - - - I - K - - N - - - -
wEVENT1S Subject of 1st mentioned event of year wINDRESP - B C D E - - - I - K - - N - - - -
wEVENT2 2nd mentioned important event of year wINDRESP - B C D E - - - I - K - - N - - - -
wEVENT2S Subject of 2nd mentioned event of year wINDRESP - B C D E - - - I - K - - N - - - -
wEVENT3 3rd mentioned important event of year wINDRESP - B C D E - - - I - K - - N - - - -
wEVENT3S Subject of 3rd mentioned event of year wINDRESP - B C D E - - - I - K - - N - - - -
wEVENT4 4th mentioned important event of year wINDRESP - B C D E - - - I - K - - N - - - -
wEVENT4S Subject of 4th mentioned event of year wINDRESP - B C D E - - - I - K - - N - - - -
wYPEVNT1 1st mentioned important event of year wYOUTH - - - D E F - - - - - - - N - - Q -
wYPEVNT2 2nd mentioned important event of year wYOUTH - - - D E F - - - - - - - N - - Q -
wYPEVNT3 3rd mentioned important event of year wYOUTH - - - D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wYPEVNT4 4th mentioned important event of year wYOUTH - - - D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -

Lifetime Employment History: Events

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wLESHEM month lifetime emp. hist. status changed wLIFEMST - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLESHEY4 year lifetime emp. history status change wLIFEMST - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLESHEY year lifetime emp. history status change wLIFEMST - B - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wLESHNE lifetime emp. history status not ended wLIFEMST - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLESHNO lifetime employment history event number wLIFEMST - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLESHSM month lifetime emp. hist. status started wLIFEMST - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLESHST lifetime employment history status wLIFEMST - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLESHSY4 year lifetime emp. history status starte wLIFEMST - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLESHSY year lifetime emp. history status starte wLIFEMST - B - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wLESLEN length of emp. history spell (months) wLIFEMST - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLJESFV Employment spell history correct wINDRESP - - C - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Marital and Cohabitation History

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wCOH1BM Month first began cohabitating wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCOH1BY Year first began cohabitating wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCOH1EM Month first cohabitation ended wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCOH1EY Year first cohabitation ended wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCOH1MR Went on to marry first cohabitee wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wCOHLBM1 Month began most recent cohabit'n spell wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - - - - - - -
wCOHLBM2 Month began 2nd M.R. cohabit'n spell wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - - - - - - -
wCOHLBM3 Month began 3rd M.R. cohabit'n spell wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - - - - - - -
wCOHLBY1 Year began most recent cohabit'n spell wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - - - - - - -
wCOHLBY2 Year began 2nd M.R. cohabit'n spell wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - - - - - - -
wCOHLBY3 Year began 3rd M.R. cohabit'n spell wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - - - - - - -
wCOHLEM1 Month ended most recent cohabit'n spell wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - - - - - - -
wCOHLEM2 Month ended 2nd M.R. cohabit'n spell wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - - - - - - -
wCOHLEM3 Month ended 3rd M.R. cohabit'n spell wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - - - - - - -
wCOHLEY1 Year ended most recent cohabit'n spell wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - - - - - - -
wCOHLEY2 Year ended 2nd M.R. cohabit'n spell wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - - - - - - -
wCOHLEY3 Year ended 3rd M.R. cohabit'n spell wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - - - - - - -
wCOHLYR Cohabited in past year wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - - - - - - -
wLCMARM Current marriage: month married wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLCMARY4 Current marriage: year married wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLCMCBM Current marriage: month began cohabiting wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLCMCBY4 Current marriage: year began cohabiting wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLCMCOH Current marriage: cohabited before wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLCMSPM Current marriage: month cohabition ended wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLCMSPY4 Current marriage: year cohabition ended wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLCOH Ever cohabited without marrying wINDRESP - B - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wLCSBM month began cohabitation spell wCOHABIT - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLCSBY4 year began cohabitation spell wCOHABIT - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLCSBY year began cohabitation spell wCOHABIT - B - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wLCSEM month ceased cohabitation spell wCOHABIT - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLCSEY4 year ceased cohabitation spell wCOHABIT - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLCSEY year ceased cohabitation spell wCOHABIT - B - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wLCSNE cohabitation spell not ended wCOHABIT - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLCSNO cohabitation spell number wCOHABIT - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLMAR1M Month of first marriage wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wLMAR1Y Year of first marriage wINDRESP - - - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R
wLMARM month of marriage wMARRIAG - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLMARY4 year of marriage wMARRIAG - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLMARY year of marriage wMARRIAG - B - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wLMCBM month began cohabiting before marriage wMARRIAG - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLMCBY4 year began cohabiting before marriage wMARRIAG - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLMCBY year began cohabiting before marriage wMARRIAG - B - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wLMCOH cohabited before marriage wMARRIAG - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLMDVM month divorced wMARRIAG - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLMDVY4 year divorced wMARRIAG - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLMDVY year divorced wMARRIAG - B - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wLMEND whether marriage ended wMARRIAG - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLMSPM month separated wMARRIAG - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLMSPY4 year separated wMARRIAG - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLMSPY year separated wMARRIAG - B - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wLMWWM month widowed wMARRIAG - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLMWWY4 year widowed wMARRIAG - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wLMWWY year widowed wMARRIAG - B - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wLNCOH No. of partners cohabited with wINDRESP - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wMARNO marriage number wMARRIAG - B - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wMLCHM Marital status changed, month wINDRESP - - C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMLCHNG Marital status changed since 1.9.2007 wINDRESP - - C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMLCHY4 Marital status change, year wINDRESP - - C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMLCHY Marital status change, year wINDRESP - - C D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wMPNO Current marriage: spouse person number wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K L - - - - - -
wMPNO id of current married partner wMARRIAG - B - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wMRMSEQ sequence number of most recent marriage wMARRIAG - B - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wNMAR No. of times resp. married wINDRESP - B - - - - - H I J K L M N O P Q R

Marital Status

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wFUTRI Likelihood: marry at sometime wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wFUTRJ Likelihood: cohabit wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wMASTAT Marital status wINDALL A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMASTAT Marital status wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMLCHM Marital status changed, month wINDRESP - - C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMLCHNG Marital status changed since 1.9.2007 wINDRESP - - C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMLCHY4 Marital status change, year wINDRESP - - C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMLCHY Marital status change, year wINDRESP - - C D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wMLSTAT Present legal marital status wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wNCOUPLE Number of Couples in household wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wNONEPAR Number of Single Parents in household wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wNWED Number of married persons in household wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R

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