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ajbstatCurrent labour force status
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text AJ2 : Please look at this card (J1) and tell me which best describes your current situation?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Self employed17607.47.7
In paid employ2497448.550.2
Unemployed35355.25.4
Retired4176317.217.8
Family care5113211.011.4
FT student63983.94.0
Long term sick/disab72662.62.7
On matern leave813.1.1
Govt trng scheme937.4.4
Something else1034.3.3
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9912Missing cases352
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteR's current employment status. Temporary absence for sickness etc = in paid employment. Waiting to take up job = 10. See Usage Notes in Vol. A for more information on Employment Status variables within the survey. The coding frame for this variable at Wave One is significantly different to that at all other Waves. Care should be exercised when doing longitudinal analysis.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


acjsbgdDay current labour force status began
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text AJ3D : On what date did your present spell of being (code at AJ2) begin? Day
Valid cases4829Missing cases5435
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteDate on which R began employment status exclusively, rather than when they first began status (e.g. looking after home). See Usage Notes in Vol. A for more information on Employment Status variables within the survey. Length of spells are summarised in derived variables ACJSTEN and ACJSWK9 on Record AINDRESP.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


acjsbgmMonth current labour force status began
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text AJ3M : On what date did your present spell of being (code at AJ2) begin? Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January16386.27.4
February25345.26.2
March36156.07.1
April47677.58.9
May55755.66.7
June67917.79.2
July77567.48.8
August87917.79.2
September9133913.015.6
October108097.99.4
November115515.46.4
December124384.35.1
Missing or wild-92012.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-28.1Missing
Don't know-1109910.7Missing
Valid cases8604Missing cases1660
Question RouteIF (AJBSTAT=3-10) Asked if R is not currently employed
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteSee note for ACJSBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


acjsbgyYear current labour force status began
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text AJ3Y : On what date did your present spell of being (code at AJ2) begin? Year
Valid cases9674Missing cases590
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteSee note for ACJSBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


acjsblyIC:current l.f. spell began after 1.9.90
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text AJ4 : Interviewer check: Is date at J1b or J3 after September 1st 1990?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes on/before 1.9.901754773.576.2
No after 1.9.902236223.023.8
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9909Missing cases355
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteSee note for ACJSBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


anjbsNumber of periods of paid employment
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (49)
Question Number and Text AJ5D : Interviewer check: Number of periods of paid employment recorded at AJ5A
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
05885.724.9
1151614.864.2
22102.08.9
338.41.6
47.1.3
52.0.1
71.0.0
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8754773.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases2362Missing cases7902
Question RouteIF (ACJSBGM GE 9 AND ACJSBGY=90) OR ACJSBGY GT 90) Asked if R's current labour force status started after 1.9.90
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteLength of spells are summarised in derived variable AJHSPW on Record AJOBHIST.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15


ajbhadEver had paid employment
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)
Question Number and Text AJ91 : Have you ever had a paid job at all, apart from any casual or holiday work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1289328.285.9
No24754.614.1
Missing or wild-934.3Missing
Inapplicable-8651063.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases3368Missing cases6896
Question RouteIF (AJBSTAT=3-10 AND ANJBS=0) Asked if R is not currently employed and has no periods of paid employment since 1.9.90
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajlendYear left last job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)
Question Number and Text AJ92 : When did you leave your last paid job?
Valid cases2868Missing cases7396
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


ajlsocOccupation (SOC) of last job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (80)
Question Number and Text AJ93 : What was your last job? Please tell me the exact job title and describe the work you did.
Valid cases2866Missing cases7398
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteSee Appendix to Vol. A for coding frame. Used to construct derived occupational class variables DJLSEG, DJLGOLD etc. found later in this Record Type. Coded using CASOC.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajlsicIndustry (SIC) of last job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (80)
Question Number and Text AJ94 : What did the firm/ organisation you worked for actually make or do (at the place where you worked)? (last job)
Valid cases2848Missing cases7416
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment: Sector and Duties
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
NoteFor full coding frame, see Appendix to Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12


ajlsempEmployee or self employed, last job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (80)
Question Number and Text AJ95 : Were you working as an employee or were you self-employed? (last job)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employee1268926.293.5
Self-employed21871.86.5
Missing or wild-951.5Missing
Inapplicable-8698568.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases2876Missing cases7388
Question RouteIF (AJBSTAT=3-10 AND ANJBS=0 AND AJBHAD=1) Asked if R is not currently employed and has no periods of paid employment since 1.9.90 and has ever had a paid job
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajlbossHired employees, last job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (80)
Question Number and Text AJ96 : Did you have any employees? (last job)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes183.845.1
No21011.054.9
Missing or wild-954.5Missing
Inapplicable-8967494.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases184Missing cases10080
Question RouteIF (AJBSTAT=3-10 AND ANJBS=0 AND AJBHAD=1 AND AJLSEMP=2) Asked if R is not currently employed and has no periods of paid employment since 1.9.90 and has ever had a paid job and was self employed
Index TermsEmployment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajlmngrManagerial duties, last job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (80)
Question Number and Text AJ97 : Did you have any managerial duties or were you supervising any other employees? (last job)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Manager12552.59.6
Foreman/supervisor24194.115.8
Not mngr/supervisor3198619.374.7
Missing or wild-983.8Missing
Inapplicable-8716969.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases2660Missing cases7604
Question RouteIF (AJBSTAT=3-10 AND ANJBS=0 AND AJBHAD=1 AND AJLSEMP=1) Asked if R is not currently employed and has no periods of paid employment since 1.9.90 and has ever had a paid job and was an employee
Index TermsEmployment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajlsizeNumber employed at workplace, last job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text AJ98 : How many people were employed/ did you employ at the place where you worked? (last job)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1 - 211611.65.9
3 - 924924.818.0
10 - 2433803.713.9
25 - 4942902.810.6
50 - 9952442.48.9
100 - 19962312.38.4
200 - 49972902.810.6
500 - 99981391.45.1
1000 or more92922.810.7
DK but Under 251046.41.7
DK but 25+111731.76.3
Missing or wild-986.8Missing
Inapplicable-8708669.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases2738Missing cases7526
Question RouteIF (AJBSTAT=3-10 AND ANJBS=0 AND AJBHAD=1) Asked if R is not currently employed and has no periods of paid employment since 1.9.90 and has ever had a paid job
Index TermsEmployment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aivjaJob hist section: respondent alone
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text AJ99A : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Respondent alone?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0458544.746.3
Respondent alone1532751.953.7
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9912Missing cases352
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aivjbJob hist section: partner present
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text AJ99B : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Partner present?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0720270.272.7
Partner present1271026.427.3
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9912Missing cases352
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aivjcJob hist section: other adults present
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text AJ99C : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Other adult(s) present?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0821180.082.8
Other adults pres1170116.617.2
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9912Missing cases352
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aivjdJob hist section: child/ren present
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text AJ99D : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Child(ren) present?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0895487.290.3
Children present19589.39.7
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9912Missing cases352
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aopsocaOrdinary people share nations wealth
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (82)
Question Number and Text AV1A : Which answer off the card (V1) comes closest to how you feel about the following statement? Ordinary people get their fair share of the nation's wealth
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree183.8.9
Agree2212720.721.9
Not agree/disagree3151014.715.5
Disagree4392838.340.4
Strongly disagr5207620.221.3
Missing or wild-914.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-24.0Missing
Can't choose-11701.7Missing
Valid cases9724Missing cases540
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsValues, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W10 W14 W17


aopsocbOne law for rich and one for poor
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (82)
Question Number and Text AV1B : Which answer off the card (V1) comes closest to how you feel about the following statement? There is one law for the rich and one for the poor
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree1215020.921.9
Agree2475646.348.5
Not agree/disag310199.910.4
Disagree4149814.615.3
Strongly disagree53823.73.9
Missing or wild-913.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-23.0Missing
Can't choose-191.9Missing
Valid cases9805Missing cases459
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsValues, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W10 W14 W17


aopsoccPrivate enterprise solves economic probs
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (82)
Question Number and Text AV1C : Which answer off the card (V1) comes closest to how you feel about the following statement? Private enterprise is the best way to solve Britain's economic problems
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree14334.24.6
Agree2276626.929.5
Not agree/disagr3265625.928.3
Disagree4267926.128.6
Strongly disagr58368.18.9
Missing or wild-918.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-23.0Missing
Can't choose-15215.1Missing
Valid cases9370Missing cases894
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsValues, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W10 W14 W17


aopsocdPublic services ought to be state owned
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (82)
Question Number and Text AV1D : Which answer off the card (V1) comes closest to how you feel about the following statement? Major public services and industries ought to be in state ownership
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree16025.96.4
Agree2324931.734.4
Not agree/disag3205920.121.8
Disagree4278027.129.4
Strongly disagr57657.58.1
Missing or wild-915.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-25.0Missing
Can't choose-14374.3Missing
Valid cases9455Missing cases809
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsValues, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W10 W14 W17


aopsoceGovt. has obligation to provide jobs
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (82)
Question Number and Text AV1E : Which answer off the card (V1) comes closest to how you feel about the following statement? It is the government's responsibility to provide a job for everyone who wants one
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree17727.57.9
Agree2399038.940.8
Not agree/disag3111010.811.3
Disagree4312330.431.9
Strongly disagr57917.78.1
Missing or wild-916.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-23.0Missing
Can't choose-11071.0Missing
Valid cases9786Missing cases478
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsValues, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W10 W14 W17


aopsocfStrong trade unions protect employees
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (82)
Question Number and Text AV1F : Which answer off the card (V1) comes closest to how you feel about the following statement? Strong trade unions are needed to protect the working conditions and wages of employees
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree19269.09.5
Agree2411940.142.5
Not agree/disag3153014.915.8
Disagree4228422.323.6
Strongly disagr58398.28.7
Missing or wild-912.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-23.0Missing
Can't choose-11991.9Missing
Valid cases9698Missing cases566
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsValues, Opinions and Attitudes
Trade Unions and Union Membership
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W10 W14 W17


aopcls1See self as belonging to a social class
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text AV2 : Do you think of yourself as belonging to any particular social class?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1372636.337.7
No2615159.962.3
Missing or wild-929.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-23.0Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases9877Missing cases387
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Classification
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W6 W10 W15


aopcls2Subjective social class membership
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text AV3 : (If you had to choose) Which social class would you say you belong to?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Lower wrkng class113.1.1
Working class2407539.744.4
Upper wrkng class353.5.6
Lower mid class43133.03.4
Middle class5362835.339.6
Upper mid class669.7.8
Upper class719.2.2
Other not class82672.62.9
No partic class112092.02.3
Refuse class cat121511.51.6
Other963723.64.1
Missing or wild-972.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-21021.0Missing
Don't know-15695.5Missing
Valid cases9169Missing cases1095
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Classification
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W6 W10 W15


aopcls3Social class affects opportunities
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text AV4 : In Britain today, how much do you think a person's opportunities are affected by the class into which they are born?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
A great deal1268626.228.0
Quite a lot2384037.440.0
Not very much3235322.924.5
Not at all46566.46.8
Other556.5.6
Missing or wild-913.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-13073.0Missing
Valid cases9591Missing cases673
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Classification
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W6 W10 W15


avote1Supports a particular political party
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text AV5 : Generally speaking do you think of yourself as a supporter of any one political party?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1423641.342.8
No2565955.157.2
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-26.1Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases9895Missing cases369
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsPolitical Support and Behaviour
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteUsed in derivation of summary voting variable AVOTE.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


avote2Closer to one political party than other
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text AV6 : Do you think of yourself as a little closer to one political party than to the others?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1261225.446.2
No2304429.753.8
Missing or wild-915.1Missing
Inapplicable-8423641.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-25.0Missing
Valid cases5656Missing cases4608
Question RouteIF (AVOTE1=2) Asked if R is a supporter of one political party
Index TermsPolitical Support and Behaviour
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteSee note for AVOTE1.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


avote3Party which would vote for tomorrow
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (84)
Question Number and Text AV7 : If there were to be a General Election tomorrow, which political party do you think you would be most likely to support?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Conservative14414.319.0
Labour25375.223.2
Lib Dem /Lib/SDP33483.415.0
Scot Nat455.52.4
Plaid Cymru57.1.3
Green Party688.93.8
Other Party718.2.8
Other answer81151.15.0
None105735.624.7
Can't vote111341.35.8
Missing or wild-912.1Missing
Inapplicable-8684866.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-279.8Missing
Don't know-16576.4Missing
Valid cases2316Missing cases7948
Question RouteIF (AVOTE2=2) Asked if R is no closer to one political party than another
Index TermsPolitical Support and Behaviour
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteSee note for AVOTE1.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


avote4Which political party closest to
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (84)
Question Number and Text AV8 : Which one? (Party do you regard yourself as being closer to than the others)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Conservative1311030.346.3
Labour2270726.440.3
Lib Dem /Lib/SDP36986.810.4
Scot Nat491.91.4
Plaid Cymru57.1.1
Green Party676.71.1
Other Party722.2.3
Other answer87.1.1
None102.0.0
Missing or wild-912.1Missing
Inapplicable-8305029.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-21051.0Missing
Don't know-125.2Missing
Valid cases6720Missing cases3544
Question RouteIF (AVOTE1=1 OR (AVOTE1=2 AND AVOTE2=1)) Asked if R supports or is closer to one political party than another
Index TermsPolitical Support and Behaviour
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteSee note for AVOTE1.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


avote5Strength of support for stated party
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (85)
Question Number and Text AV9 : Would you call yourself a very strong supporter of (Party named at V8) fairly strong or not very strong?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very strong17126.910.8
Fairly strong2272926.641.3
Not very strong3316130.847.9
Missing or wild-92262.2Missing
Inapplicable-8305229.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-25.0Missing
Don't know-127.3Missing
Valid cases6602Missing cases3662
Question RouteIF (AVOTE1=1 OR (AVOTE1=2 AND AVOTE2=1) AND AVOTE4 GE 1) Asked if R supports or is closer to one political party than another and names party
Index TermsPolitical Support and Behaviour
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


avote6Level of interest in politics
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (85)
Question Number and Text AV10 : How interested would you say you are in politics? Would you say you are ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very interested110149.910.2
Fairly int2397338.740.2
Not very int3318031.032.1
Not at all int4172616.817.4
Missing or wild-915.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-24.0Missing
Valid cases9893Missing cases371
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsValues, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aoprlg1Religion
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (85)
Question Number and Text AV11 : Do you regard yourself as belonging to any particular religion? If Yes. Which?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No religion1379337.038.3
C of E /Anglican2354634.535.8
Roman Catholic39078.89.2
Presbyt/C of Scot44124.04.2
Methodist53403.33.4
Baptist697.91.0
Congregation/URC755.5.6
Other Christian82422.42.4
Christian92532.52.6
Muslim/Islam1084.8.8
Hindu1137.4.4
Jewish1231.3.3
Sikh1338.4.4
Other1463.6.6
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-24.0Missing
Valid cases9898Missing cases366
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsReligion
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W7 W9 W11 W14 W18


aoprlg2Attendance at religious services
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (85)
Question Number and Text AV12 : How often, if at all, do you attend religious services or meetings?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Once a wk or +1126712.312.8
At least 1x month27036.87.1
At least 1x year3328732.033.3
Practically never4461645.046.8
Missing or wild-938.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases9873Missing cases391
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsReligion
Social and Interest Group Membership
NoteIncludes time at weddings, funerals, etc.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W4 W5 W7 W9 W11 W14 W16 W18


aoprlg3Religion makes a difference to life
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (86)
Question Number and Text AV13 : How much difference would you say religious beliefs make to your life? Would you say they make ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
A little diff1220121.422.3
Some diff2195419.019.8
A great diff3172616.817.5
No difference4400339.040.5
Missing or wild-921.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Don't know-15.0Missing
Valid cases9884Missing cases380
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsReligion
Social and Interest Group Activity
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W7 W9 W11 W14 W18


araceEthnic group membership
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (86)
Question Number and Text AV14 : Could you look at this card (V2) please and tell me which of these groups you consider you belong to?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
White1950392.696.1
Black-Carib267.7.7
Black-African345.4.5
Black-Other426.3.3
Indian51071.01.1
Pakistani644.4.4
Bangladeshi78.1.1
Chinese810.1.1
Other ethnic grp983.8.8
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-29.1Missing
Valid cases9893Missing cases371
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEthnicity
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12


aorgmMember of one of listed organisations
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (87)
Question Number and Text AV15 : Are you currently a member of any of the kinds of organisations on this card (V3) ?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1557254.356.3
No2432842.243.7
Missing or wild-911.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases9900Missing cases364
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial and Interest Group Membership
NoteThe results of questions AV16, AV17, and AV18 are summarised in derived variables DNORGM and DNORGA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


aorgmaMember of political party
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (87)
Question Number and Text AV16A : Are you currently a member of: a Political party
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0958993.496.9
Member polit party13113.03.1
Missing or wild-912.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9900Missing cases364
Question RouteIF (AORGM=1) Asked if R is a member of any of the organisations listed AORGMA to AORGMM
Index TermsPolitical Support and Behaviour
Social and Interest Group Membership
NoteSee note for AORGM.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


aorgaaActive in political party
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (87)
Question Number and Text AV18A : Are you currently active in: a Political party
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0975995.198.6
Active polit party11431.41.4
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9902Missing cases362
Question RouteIF (AORGA=1) Asked if R is active in any of the organisations listed AORGAA to AORGAM
Index TermsPolitical Support and Behaviour
Social and Interest Group Activity
NoteSee note for AORGM.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17