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Geographic Location

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wHHAC Area code wHHSAMP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHHAN Address number wHHSAMP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wLOCCHD Suitability of area for raising children wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - M - - - - R
wLOCSERA Standard of local services: Schools wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - M - - - - R
wLOCSERB Standard of local services: Medical wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - M - - - - R
wLOCSERC Standard of local services: Transport wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - M - - - - R
wLOCSERD Standard of local services: Shopping wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - M - - - - R
wLOCSERE Standard of local services: Leisure wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - M - - - - R
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
wNEIGH Neighbourhood good/bad place to live wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - M - - - - R
wNEIGH1 Why N'hood good/bad place: 1st reason wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - M - - - - R
wNEIGH2 Why N'hood good/bad place: 2nd reason wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - M - - - - R
wNEIGH3 Why N'hood good/bad place: 3rd reason wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - M - - - - R
wNEIGH4 Why N'hood good/bad place: 4th reason wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - M - - - - R
wNEIGH5 Why N'hood good/bad place: 5th reason wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - - - - - - -
wNEIGH6 Why N'hood good/bad place: 6th reason wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - - - - - - -
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 -
wOPNGBHA Belong to neighbourhood wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - M - - - - R
wOPNGBHB Local friends mean a lot wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - M - - - - R
wOPNGBHC Advice obtainable locally wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - M - - - - R
wOPNGBHD Can borrow things from neighbours wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - M - - - - R
wOPNGBHE Willing to improve neighbourhood wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - M - - - - R
wOPNGBHF Plan to stay in neighbourhood wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - M - - - - R
wOPNGBHG Am similar to others in neighbourhood wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - M - - - - R
wOPNGBHH Talk regularly to neighbours wINDRESP - - - - - - - H - - - - M - - - - R
wPLBORNC Country of birth wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPLBORND District of birth wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPLEVER Always resident at present address wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wREGION Region / Metropolitan Area wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wREGION Region / Metropolitan area wHHSAMP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wREGION Region / Metropolitan Area wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wREGION2 Government Office Region wHHRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wREGION2 Government Office Region wHHSAMP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wREGION2 Government Office Region wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wYR2UK Year came to Britain wINDRESP A B C D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wYR2UK4 Year came to Britain wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R

Geographic Mobility

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wDISTMOV Distance of residential move wINDALL - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wDISTMOV Distance of residential move wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wDISTMOV Distance of residential move wINDSAMP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wEXP2MOV Likelihood of move wINDSAMP - - - - - - - - - - - L - - - - - -
wFINLOC Final sample location identification wINDSAMP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHHMOVE Mover household indicator wHHRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHHMOVE Mover household indicator wHHSAMP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wHSCIMP Important house in catchment area wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wIVIAM Area intrvw took place non-local movers wHHSAMP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wIVNADD Household found at new address in field wHHSAMP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wLVLOC Leavers - new location wINDSAMP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMOVEST Individual mover status wINDALL - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMOVEST Individual mover status wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMOVEST Individual mover status wINDSAMP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMOVJB Moved for employment reasons wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMOVJBA Moved - employer relocated workplace wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMOVJBB Moved - new job, same employer wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMOVJBC Moved - new job, new employer wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMOVJBD Moved - closer to same job wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMOVJBE Moved - start own business wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMOVJBF Moved - relocate own business wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMOVJBG Moved - salary increase - new home wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMOVJBH Moved - to seek work wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMOVJBI Moved - other employment reason wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMOVY1 Moved - 1st non employment reason wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wMOVY2 Moved - 2nd non employment reason wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wNELOCLY NI unlisted resident wHHSAMP - - - - - - - - - - - - M - - - - -
wPLB4C Country of last residence wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPLB4D District of previous residence wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPLNEW Resident at present address last year wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPLNOWM Month moved to present address wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPLNOWY Year moved to present address wINDRESP A B C D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPLNOWY4 Year moved to present address wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wPPLEVR Proxy Lived at this address all life wINDRESP - B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wSCHOS1 1st reason go to sch. o/s catchment area wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wSCHOS2 2nd reason go to sch. o/s catchment area wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -
wSCHOSA Kids attend school o/s catchment area wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - - L M - - - Q -

Health: Accidents, Illness

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wNXDTS No. of serious accidents since 1.9.2007 wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wXDT1M Month of first accident wINDRESP A B C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wXDT1PL Location of first accident wINDRESP A B C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wXDT1Y Year of first accident wINDRESP A B C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wXDT2M Month of second accident wINDRESP A B C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wXDT2PL Location of second accident wINDRESP A B C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wXDT2Y Year of second accident wINDRESP A B C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wXDT3M Month of third accident wINDRESP A B C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wXDT3PL Location of third accident wINDRESP A B C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wXDT3Y Year of third accident wINDRESP A B C D E - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wXDTS Whether accidents since 1.9.2007 wINDRESP A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R

Health: Childrens Health

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wHLCH Resps child/ren have health problems wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHLCH1 PNO of 1st child with health problems wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHLCH2 PNO of 2nd child with health problems wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHLCH3 PNO of 3rd child with health problems wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wHLCH4 PNO of 4th child with health problems wINDRESP A - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYESM1 Has youngest ever smoked wINDRESP - - - D - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYESM2 Has 2nd youngest ever smoked wINDRESP - - - D - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYESM3 Has 3rd youngest ever smoked wINDRESP - - - D - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYHAP1 1st youth happy with: appearance wINDRESP - - - D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYHAP2 2nd youth happy with: appearance wINDRESP - - - D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYHAP3 3rd youth happy with: appearance wINDRESP - - - D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYHFM1 1st youth happy with: family wINDRESP - - - D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYHFM2 2nd youth happy with: family wINDRESP - - - D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYHFM3 3rd youth happy with: family wINDRESP - - - D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYHFR1 1st youth happy with: friends wINDRESP - - - D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYHFR2 2nd youth happy with: friends wINDRESP - - - D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYHFR3 3rd youth happy with: friends wINDRESP - - - D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYHLF1 1st youth happy with: life as whole wINDRESP - - - D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYHLF2 2nd youth happy with: life as whole wINDRESP - - - D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYHLF3 3rd youth happy with: life as whole wINDRESP - - - D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYHLT1 1st youth: general health wINDRESP - - - - E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYHLT2 2nd youth: general health wINDRESP - - - - E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYHLT3 3rd youth: general health wINDRESP - - - - E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYHLTH Whose responsibility are health matters wINDRESP - - - - E F G H - - - - - - - - - -
wPYHSW1 1st youth happy with: school work wINDRESP - - - D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYHSW2 2nd youth happy with: school work wINDRESP - - - D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYHSW3 3rd youth happy with: school work wINDRESP - - - D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYSAD1 1st youth: days unhappy in past month wINDRESP - - - D E F G H - - - - - - - - - -
wPYSAD2 2nd youth: days unhappy in past month wINDRESP - - - D E F G H - - - - - - - - - -
wPYSAD3 3rd youth: days unhappy in past month wINDRESP - - - D E F G H - - - - - - - - - -
wPYSMK1 1st youth: smokes regularly wINDRESP - - - - E F G H - - - - - - - - - -
wPYSMK2 2nd youth: smokes regularly wINDRESP - - - - E F G H - - - - - - - - - -
wPYSMK3 3rd youth: smokes regularly wINDRESP - - - - E F G H - - - - - - - - - -
wPYSXAG Age to learn about sexual matters wINDRESP - - - - E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYSXED Responsibility for sex education wINDRESP - - - - E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYTDR1 Discussed danger drugs with youngest wINDRESP - - - D - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYTDR2 Discussed danger drugs with 2nd youngest wINDRESP - - - D - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYTDR3 Discussed danger drugs with 3rd youngest wINDRESP - - - D - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wPYWOR1 1st youth: nights lost sleep past week wINDRESP - - - D E F G H - - - - - - - - - -
wPYWOR2 2nd youth: nights lost sleep past week wINDRESP - - - D E F G H - - - - - - - - - -
wPYWOR3 3rd youth: nights lost sleep past week wINDRESP - - - D E F G H - - - - - - - - - -
wYPBULL How much worry about bullying at school? wYOUTH - - - - E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wYPDGFR Do your friends ever use illegal drugs? wYOUTH - - - D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wYPDGPA Parents/other adult talked about drugs ? wYOUTH - - - D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wYPDGSC Taught at school dangers of drug use ? wYOUTH - - - D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wYPDGWH Where learnt most about danger of drugs? wYOUTH - - - - E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wYPDGYR Will try illegal drugs wYOUTH - - - D E F - - - - - - - - - - Q -
wYPDIET Ever diet or try to lose weight wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - - - N - P - R
wYPDKLM Past month: how many alcoholic drinks? wYOUTH - - - - E F G H - - - - - - O - Q R
wYPEDSM Where learnt about smoking and health ? wYOUTH - - - - E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wYPFFD How often eat fast food, takeaways wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - - - N O P Q R
wYPFRUT How often eat fresh fruit or veg wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - - - N O P Q R
wYPHFI Height: Inches wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - - - N - P - -
wYPHLTA Ever diet or try to lose weight ? wYOUTH - - - - E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wYPHLTB How often play sport or do keep fit ? wYOUTH - - - - E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wYPHSTAT Health compared to people own age wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - - - N - P Q R
wYPHTC Height: centimetres wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - - - N - P - R
wYPHTF Height: feet wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - - - N - P - R
wYPHTI Height: inches wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - R
wYPJFD How often eat crisps fizzy drinks sweets wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - - - N O P Q R
wYPMENU Who chooses what you eat at home ? wYOUTH - - - D E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wYPNODG Reason not to take drugs ? wYOUTH - - - - E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wYPNOSM Reason not to smoke or smoke more ? wYOUTH - - - - E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wYPNSPT1 Why don't exercise or sport 1st mention wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - - - N - P - -
wYPNSPT2 Why don't exercise or sport 2nd mention wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - - - N - P - -
wYPOPHA Health is a matter of luck wYOUTH - - - D E F G H - - - - - - - - - -
wYPOPHB Young people don't worry their health wYOUTH - - - D - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
wYPOPHC People your age care more being happy wYOUTH - - - D E F - - - - - - - N - P - R
wYPOPHD Health foods are boring wYOUTH - - - - E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wYPOPHE Young people shouldn't worry health wYOUTH - - - - E F - - - - - - - N - P - R
wYPOPLB Sex education important for young people wYOUTH - - - - E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wYPOPLC Sex education school better than parents wYOUTH - - - - E F - - - - - - - - - - Q -
wYPOPSM How dangerous is smoking wYOUTH - - - - - - - - I J K - - - - - - -
wYPSMAG How old when smoked a whole cigarette ? wYOUTH - - - D E F G H - - - - - - - - - -
wYPSMEV Have you ever tried a cigarette ? wYOUTH - - - D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wYPSMLW How many cigarettes in last 7 days ? wYOUTH - - - D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wYPSMOF How often do you smoke ? wYOUTH - - - D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
wYPSMPA Parents talked about smoking and health? wYOUTH - - - - E F - - - - - - - - - - - -
wYPSMYR Will you start/continue smoke next year? wYOUTH - - - D E F G H - - - - - - - - - -
wYPSPRT How often play sport, areobics, keep fit wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - - - N O P - -
wYPSPRT1 Type of exercise or sport 1st mention wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - - - N - P - -
wYPSPRT2 Type of exercise or sport 2nd mention wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - - - N - P - -
wYPTTSM Main means of travel to school wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - - - N O - - -
wYPWGHR Feel about weight wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - - - N - P - R
wYPWTK Weight: kilograms wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - - - N - P - R
wYPWTP Weight: pounds wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - - - N - P - R
wYPWTS Weight: stones wYOUTH - - - - - - - - - - - - - N - P - R

Health: Effect on Daily Life, Employment

NameLabel RecordWaves 1 - 18
wADLA Ability to: Manage stairs wINDRESP - - - - - - G H - J K L M - O P Q R
wADLAD Ease of: Managing stairs wINDRESP - - - - - - G H - J K L M - O P Q R
wADLB Ability to: Get around house wINDRESP - - - - - - G H - J K L M - O P Q R
wADLBD Ease of: Getting around house wINDRESP - - - - - - G H - J K L M - O P Q R
wADLC Ability to: Get in/out of bed wINDRESP - - - - - - G H - J K L M - O P Q R
wADLCD Ease of: Getting in/out of bed wINDRESP - - - - - - G H - J K L M - O P Q R
wADLD Ability to: Cut toenails wINDRESP - - - - - - G H - J K L M - O P Q R
wADLDD Ease of: Cutting toenails wINDRESP - - - - - - G H - J K L M - O P Q R
wADLE Ability to: Bath/shower wINDRESP - - - - - - G H - J K L M - O P Q R
wADLED Ease of: Bathing/showering wINDRESP - - - - - - G H - J K L M - O P Q R
wADLF Ability to: Walk down road wINDRESP - - - - - - G H - J K L M - O P Q R
wADLFD Ease of: Walking down road wINDRESP - - - - - - G H - J K L M - O P Q R
wHLENDW Health prohibits some types of work wINDRESP A B C D E F G H - J K L M - O P Q R
wHLLT Health limits daily activities wINDRESP A B C D E F G H - J K L M - O P Q R
wHLLTA Health hinders doing the housework wINDRESP A B C D E F G H - J K L M - O P Q R
wHLLTB Health hinders climbing the stairs wINDRESP A B C D E F G H - J K L M - O P Q R
wHLLTC Health hinders getting dressed wINDRESP A B C D E F G H - J K L M - O P Q R
wHLLTD Health hinders walking more than 10 mins wINDRESP A B C D E F G H - J K L M - O P Q R
wHLLTE Health no hindrance to listed activities wINDRESP A B C D E F G H - J K L M - O P Q R
wHLLTW Health limits type or amount of work wINDRESP A B C D E F G H - J K L M - O P Q R
wHLLTWA How far health limits amount of work wINDRESP A B C D E F G H - J K L M - O P Q R
wHLSF3A Health limits vigorous activities wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wHLSF3B Health limits moderate activities wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wHLSF3C Health limits carrying groceries wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wHLSF3D Health limits several flights of stair wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wHLSF3E Health limits one flight of stairs wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wHLSF3F Health limits bending/kneeling wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wHLSF3G Health limits walking mile plus wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wHLSF3H Health limits walking half a mile wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wHLSF3I Health limits walking 100 yds wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wHLSF3J Health limits bathing/dressing wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wHLSF4A Phys health: amount time spent on work wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wHLSF4B Phys health: accomplished less wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wHLSF4C Phys health: limited in kind of work wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wHLSF4D Phys health: difficulty performing work wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wHLSF5A Mental health: less time spent on work wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wHLSF5B Mental health: accomplished less wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wHLSF5C Mental health: worked less carefully wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wHLSF6 Health interfered with social activity wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wHLSF7 Amount of bodily pain in past 4 weeks wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wHLSF8 Pain interfered with normal work wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wHLSF9J Past month: Health limited soc. activity wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - N - - - -
wRTCON2 Disadvantages retirement: illness/disability wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K - - - - P - -
wRTLATD Late retirement: keep fit and active wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K - - - - P - -
wRTRLYA Early retirement: own ill health wINDRESP - - - - - - - - - - K - - - - P - -
wSF36CH SF36 Change in Health wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - - - - - -
wSF36EV SF36 Energy/Vitality wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - - - - - -
wSF36GHP SF36 General Health Perception wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - - - - - -
wSF36MH SF36 Mental Health wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - - - - - -
wSF36P SF36 Pain wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - - - - - -
wSF36PF SF36 Physical Function wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - - - - - -
wSF36RE SF36 Role limits due to emotional probs wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - - - - - -
wSF36RP SF36 Role limits due to physical problem wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - - - - - -
wSF36SF SF36 Social Functioning wINDRESP - - - - - - - - I - - - - - - - - -

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