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ahlch3PNO of 3rd child with health problems
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (18)
Question Number and Text AM29P3 : Which child(ren) has health condition(s) ?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned02382.397.5
31.0.4
55.02.0
Missing or wild-923.2Missing
Inapplicable-8964594.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases244Missing cases10020
Question RouteIF (ARACH16=1, AHLCH=1) Asked if R is responsible for dependent child that has health problems
Index TermsHealth: Childrens Health
Variable OccurrenceW1


ahlch4PNO of 4th child with health problems
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (18)
Question Number and Text AM29P4 : Which child(ren) has health condition(s) ?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned02432.499.6
61.0.4
Missing or wild-923.2Missing
Inapplicable-8964594.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases244Missing cases10020
Question RouteIF (ARACH16=1 AND AHLCH=1) Asked if R is responsible for dependent child that has health problems
Index TermsHealth: Childrens Health
Variable OccurrenceW1


aaidhhCares for handicapped/other in household
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (19)
Question Number and Text AM31 : Is there anyone living with you who is sick, handicapped or elderly whom you look after or give special help to (for example, a sick or handicapped (or elderly) relative/ husband/ wife/ friend, etc)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes14294.24.9
No2836381.595.1
Other31.0.0
Missing or wild-957.6Missing
Inapplicable-8141313.8Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases8793Missing cases1471
Question RouteIF (AHHSIZE GT 1) Asked if more than one person living in household
Index TermsCaring
Relationship between Household Members
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aaidhuaPNO of 1st cared for person
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (19)
Question Number and Text AM32P1 : Who is the (sick, handicapped or elderly) person/ people you look after?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
11501.535.2
21421.433.3
31001.023.5
425.25.9
54.0.9
65.01.2
Missing or wild-960.6Missing
Inapplicable-8977895.3Missing
Valid cases426Missing cases9838
Question RouteIF (AIDHH=1) Asked if R cares for handicapped/other person in household
Index TermsCaring
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aaidhubPNO of 2nd cared for person
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (19)
Question Number and Text AM32P2 : Who is the (sick, handicapped or elderly) person/ people you look after?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned04174.197.2
21.0.2
39.12.1
42.0.5
Missing or wild-957.6Missing
Inapplicable-8977895.3Missing
Valid cases429Missing cases9835
Question RouteIF (AIDHH=1) Asked if R cares for more than one handicapped/other person in household
Index TermsCaring
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aaidhucPNO of 3rd cared for person
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (19)
Question Number and Text AM32P3 : Who is the (sick, handicapped or elderly) person/ people you look after?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned04284.299.8
21.0.2
Missing or wild-957.6Missing
Inapplicable-8977895.3Missing
Valid cases429Missing cases9835
Question RouteIF (AIDHH=1) Asked if R cares for more than one handicapped/other person in household
Index TermsCaring
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aaidxhhProvides care for non-resident person
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (19)
Question Number and Text AM33A : Do you provide some regular service or help for any sick, handicapped or elderly person not living with you?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1109010.611.0
No2881285.989.0
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9902Missing cases362
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsCaring
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


anaidxhhNumber of non-residents cared for
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (19)
Question Number and Text AM34 : Is that one (sick, handicapped or elderly, non resident) person or more than one?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
One person17126.967.6
Two people22172.120.6
Three people347.54.5
Four people47.1.7
Five people56.1.6
Six people68.1.8
Seven + people756.55.3
Missing or wild-944.4Missing
Inapplicable-8881285.9Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases1053Missing cases9211
Question RouteIF (AIDXHH=1) Asked if R provides some care for non resident(s)
Index TermsCaring
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aaidhu1Caring:relation to 1st non-res dependant
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (20)
Question Number and Text AM35D1 : Who is it (dependant at AM34) that you look after or help?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Parent/parent in law15034.947.5
Other relative21901.917.9
Friend or neighbour32722.725.7
Clients of vol orgs.461.65.8
Other specified534.33.2
Missing or wild-940.4Missing
Inapplicable-8881285.9Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases1060Missing cases9204
Question RouteIF (AIDXHH=1) Asked if R provides some care for non resident(s)
Index TermsCaring
NoteHigh number of 'other relative' responses lead to use of extended coding frame being used at Wave 5 and expansion of question categories from Wave 6 onwards.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aaidhu2Caring:relation to 2nd non-res dependant
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (20)
Question Number and Text AM35D2 : Who is it (dependant at AM34) that you look after or help?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Parent/in law11001.030.9
Other relative255.517.0
Friend/neighbour395.929.3
Clients vol orgs.448.514.8
Other specified526.38.0
Missing or wild-964.6Missing
Inapplicable-8952492.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases324Missing cases9940
Question RouteIF (AIDXHH=1 AND ANAIDXHH GE 2) Asked if R provides some care for more than one nonresident
Index TermsCaring
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aaidpl11st non-res dependant in institution
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (20)
Question Number and Text AM36D1 : Does (dependant at AM34) usually live in any of the following: hospital, an old people's or nursing home, or a home for the handicapped?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11441.413.6
No29158.986.4
Missing or wild-940.4Missing
Inapplicable-8881285.9Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases1059Missing cases9205
Question RouteIF (AIDXHH=1) Asked if R provides some care for non resident(s)
Index TermsCaring
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2


aaidpl22nd non-res dependant in institution
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (20)
Question Number and Text AM36D2 : Does (dependant at AM34) usually live in any of the following: hospital, an old people's or nursing home, or a home for the handicapped?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes152.516.3
No22672.683.7
Missing or wild-969.7Missing
Inapplicable-8952492.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases319Missing cases9945
Question RouteIF (AIDXHH=1 AND ANAIDXHH GE 2) Asked if R provides some care for more than one nonresident
Index TermsCaring
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2


aaidhrsHours per week spent caring
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (20)
Question Number and Text AM37 : In total, how many hours do you spend each week looking after or helping him/ her/ them (dependant(s) at AM34)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0-4 hrs per week16166.044.7
5-9 hrs per week22572.518.7
10-19 hrs per wk31541.511.2
20-34 hrs per wk464.64.6
35-49 hrs per wk528.32.0
50-99 hrs per wk623.21.7
100 + hrs per wk71101.18.0
Varies under 20860.64.4
Varies 20 hrs +939.42.8
Some other times1027.32.0
Missing or wild-9135313.2Missing
Inapplicable-8717069.9Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-111.1Missing
Valid cases1378Missing cases8886
Question RouteIF (AIDHH=1 AND/OR AIDXHH=1) Asked if R cares for persons inside and/or outside the household
Index TermsCaring
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aivmaHealth section: respondent alone
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (21)
Question Number and Text AM38A : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Respondent alone?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0463445.146.8
Respondent alone1527851.453.2
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


aivmbHealth section: partner present
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (21)
Question Number and Text AM38B : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Partner present?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0720470.272.7
Partner present1270826.427.3
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


aivmcHealth section: other adults present
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (21)
Question Number and Text AM38C : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Other adult(s) present?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0817679.782.5
Other adults pres1173616.917.5
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


aivmdHealth section: child/ren present
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (21)
Question Number and Text AM38D : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Child(ren) present?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0889586.789.7
Children present110179.910.3
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


ajbhasDid paid work last week
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (22)
Question Number and Text AE1 : Did you do any paid work last week that is in the seven days ending last Sunday either as an employee or self employed?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1579456.456.5
No2446943.543.5
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Valid cases10263Missing cases1
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteAny paid work includes any no. of hours, incl Saturday jobs and casual work.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajboffNo work last week but has job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (22)
Question Number and Text AE2 : Even though you weren't working did you have a job that you were away from last week?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13603.58.1
No2410140.091.8
Waiting for job38.1.2
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8579456.4Missing
Valid cases4469Missing cases5795
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=2) Asked if R did not do any paid work last week
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteIncludes those on maternity leave, holiday, on strike, on sick leave, layoff but with job with same employer to return to.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajboffyReason off work last week
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (22)
Question Number and Text AE3 : What was the main reason you were away from work last week?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Maternity leave120.25.6
Other leave/holiday21631.645.8
Sick or injured31081.130.3
Training course45.01.4
Laid off/short time513.13.7
Pers/family reasons714.13.9
Other reasons833.39.3
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-8990396.5Missing
Valid cases356Missing cases9908
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) Asked if R did not do any paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajbtermCurrent job: permanent or temporary
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (22)
Question Number and Text AE4 : Is your current job...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Permanent job1548353.489.4
Seasonal/tmp job23783.76.2
Contract/fixed time32752.74.5
Missing or wild-918.2Missing
Inapplicable-8411040.0Missing
Valid cases6136Missing cases4128
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteRefers to main job - the most remunerative or that involving most hours. Became two variables from Wave 9 onwards to obtain more detail about non-permanent jobs.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8


ajbsocOccupation (SOC): current main job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (23)
Question Number and Text AE5 : What was your (main) job last week? Please tell me the exact job title and describe fully the sort of work you do.
Valid cases6151Missing cases4113
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment: Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for AJBTERM. See coding frame in Appendix to Vol. A. Used to construct derived occupational class variables (AJBSEG, AJBGOLD etc.). Coded using CASOC.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajbsicIndustry (SIC) of employer: current job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (23)
Question Number and Text AE6 : What does the firm/ organisation you work for actually make or do (at the place where you work)?
Valid cases6108Missing cases4156
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
NoteSee note for AJBTERM. See coding frame in Appendix to Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11


ajbsempEmployee or self-employed: current job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (23)
Question Number and Text AE7 : Are you an employee or self-employed?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employee1533752.086.8
Self-employed28157.913.2
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8411040.0Missing
Valid cases6152Missing cases4112
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajbmngrManagerial duties: current job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (23)
Question Number and Text AE8B : Do you have any managerial duties or do you supervise any other employees?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Manager18928.716.8
Foreman/supervisor29789.518.4
Not mnger/supervisor3344733.664.8
Missing or wild-916.2Missing
Inapplicable-8492548.0Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Don't know-14.0Missing
Valid cases5317Missing cases4947
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Sector and Duties
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajbsectEmploying organisation: current job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (24)
Question Number and Text AE9 : Which of the types of organisations on this card do you work for (in your main job)? (Card E1)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Private firm/company1364935.668.4
Civil Srv/Cntrl Govt22262.24.2
Local Govt/town hall37397.213.9
NHS or higher educ43683.66.9
Natnalised industry594.91.8
Non-profit orgs.61141.12.1
Armed forces730.3.6
Other81111.12.1
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-8492548.0Missing
Valid cases5331Missing cases4933
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Sector and Duties
NoteAt Wave Two, this was not asked of employees still in same job as at Wave One.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajbsizeNumber employed at workplace: current jo
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (24)
Question Number and Text AE10 : How many people are employed at the place where you work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1 - 212312.34.5
3 - 927907.715.4
10 - 2437897.715.3
25 - 4946586.412.8
50 - 9955765.611.2
100 - 19965465.310.6
200 - 49976146.011.9
500 - 99983253.26.3
1000 or more94694.69.1
DK/less than 251025.2.5
DK/25 or more111181.12.3
Missing or wild-916.2Missing
Inapplicable-8474846.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-23.0Missing
Don't know-14.0Missing
Valid cases5141Missing cases5123
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Workplace and Size of Firm
NoteIncludes total no. employed at workplace, not in department or section.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajbmixSex segregation: current job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (24)
Question Number and Text AE11 : At your workplace is your type of job done....
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Almost excl men1108110.522.0
Mainly by men29299.118.9
Equal men/women3114611.223.3
Mainly by women4111410.922.7
Almost excl women56486.313.2
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-8497948.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-110.1Missing
Valid cases4918Missing cases5346
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1 AND AJBSIZE=2-11) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee in a place where more than 3 people are employed
Index TermsEmployment: Workplace and Size of Firm
NoteMinor question routing difference between Wave 1 and Wave 6
Variable OccurrenceW1 W6


ajbhrsNo. of hours normally worked per week
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (24)
Question Number and Text AE12A : Thinking about your (main) job, how many hours, excluding overtime and meal breaks, are you expected to work in a normal week?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
33.6412.57097
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not applicable041.4.8
Amount Stated1521950.899.2
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-8492548.0Missing
Refused-24.0Missing
Don't know-170.7Missing
Valid cases5260Missing cases5004
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
NoteWhether job is full-time or part-time is given in derived variable AJBFT.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajbotNo. of overtime hours in normal week
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (25)
Question Number and Text AE12B : And how many hours overtime do you usually work in a normal week?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
3.706.37076
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0292128.557.6
Amount Stated1214620.942.4
Missing or wild-99.1Missing
Inapplicable-8474846.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-23.0Missing
Don't know-185.8Missing
Valid cases5067Missing cases5197
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
NoteIncludes unpaid overtime. See note for AJBHRS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajbotpdNo. of hours worked as paid overtime
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (25)
Question Number and Text AE12C : How much of that overtime (usually worked) is usually paid overtime?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
4.856.24052
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No paid overtime08768.540.3
Amount Stated1130012.759.7
Missing or wild-917.2Missing
Inapplicable-8766974.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Don't know-148.5Missing
Valid cases2176Missing cases8088
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1 AND AJBOT NE 0) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and normally works 1 or more hours overtime a week
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
NoteIncludes all time paid above basic salary or wage, including that not at increased rate.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajbhrlkPreference over hours worked
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (25)
Question Number and Text AE13 : Thinking about the hours you work, assuming that you would be paid the same amount per hour would you prefer to...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Work fewer hours1151414.829.9
Work more hours24634.59.1
Contin same hrs3308930.161.0
Missing or wild-918.2Missing
Inapplicable-8474846.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-180.8Missing
Valid cases5066Missing cases5198
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajbtimeTimes of day usually work
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (25)
Question Number and Text AE14 : Which of the categories on this card (E2) best describes the times of day you usually work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mornings only13323.26.2
Afternoons only281.81.5
During the day3352634.466.2
Evenings only41841.83.5
At night51221.22.3
Both lunch/eves652.51.0
Other times/day731.3.6
Rotating shifts85315.210.0
Varies/no pattern93012.95.6
Other101701.73.2
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-8492548.0Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases5330Missing cases4934
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year. New category (11) coded from 'other' responses at Wave 5 and formalised into the question from Wave 6.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajbonusPay includes bonuses or profit share
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (26)
Question Number and Text AE15A : Does your pay ever include incentive bonuses or profit related pay?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1144414.128.0
No2370636.172.0
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-8474846.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Don't know-14.0Missing
Valid cases5150Missing cases5114
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteIncludes any extra payments, incl. performance bonuses and sales commissions, but not overtime. At Wave Two, this was not asked of employees still in same job as at Wave One.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajbrisePay includes annual increments
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (26)
Question Number and Text AE15B : Some people can normally expect their pay to rise every year by moving to the next point on the scale, as well as receiving negotiated pay rises. Are you paid on this type of incremental scale?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1242323.648.3
No2259325.351.7
Missing or wild-913.1Missing
Inapplicable-8474846.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-11341.3Missing
Valid cases5016Missing cases5248
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteAt Wave Two, this was not asked of employees still in same job as at Wave One.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


atujbplUnion or staff association at workplace
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (26)
Question Number and Text AE16A : Is there a trade union, or a similar body such as a staff association, recognised by your management for negotiating pay or conditions for the people doing your sort of job in your workplace?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1265325.853.2
No2233822.846.8
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-8474846.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-11671.6Missing
Valid cases4991Missing cases5273
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsTrade Unions and Union Membership
NoteIncludes "in-house" staff associations, but excludes employers' organisations (e.g. National Farmers' Union). At Wave Two, this was not asked of employees still in same job as at Wave One.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


atuin1Member of workplace union
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (26)
Question Number and Text AE16B : Are you a member of this trade union/ association (mentioned at AE16A)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1180017.568.0
No28498.332.0
Missing or wild-99.1Missing
Inapplicable-8725470.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases2649Missing cases7615
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1 AND ATUJBPL=1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee at a workplace where there is a Union or Staff Association
Index TermsTrade Unions and Union Membership
NoteAt Wave Two, this was not asked of employees still in same job as at Wave One.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


atuin2Member of any trade union or similar
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (27)
Question Number and Text AE16C : Are you a member of any trade union or similar body?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11341.34.0
No2321631.396.0
Missing or wild-913.1Missing
Inapplicable-8654863.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases3350Missing cases6914
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1 AND ATUJBPL=1 AND ATUIN1=2) OR (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1 AND ATUJBPL=2,-8) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee at a workplace where there is no resident Union or staff association
Index TermsTrade Unions and Union Membership
NoteAt Wave Two, this was not asked of employees still in same job as at Wave One.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


ajboppsPromotion opportunities in current job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (27)
Question Number and Text AE17A : In your current job do you have opportunities for promotion?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1257825.150.6
No2251324.549.4
Missing or wild-915.1Missing
Inapplicable-8474846.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-158.6Missing
Valid cases5091Missing cases5173
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
NoteAt Wave Two this was not asked of employees still in same job as at Wave One.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajbedHad work related training since 1.9.90
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (27)
Question Number and Text AE17B : Since September 1st last year, have you taken part in any training as part of your present employment?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1212520.741.2
No2303329.558.8
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8474846.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Valid cases5158Missing cases5106
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Employment: Prospects and Training
NoteIn Wave One, only the employed were asked this. At Wave Two, this was extended to all currently working. The scope of the question was widened to include education or training courses. The block of questions were moved from near the beginning, to near the end, of the employment section and a slight re-ordering of the questions took place.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7